48 Hours in Orlando

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Whether you’ve got a free weekend or are here for a layover, we’ve got the best way to spend 48 hours in Orlando. While it may seem daunting to experience Orlando in just 48 hours, we’ve made it a little easier by highlighting all of our must-dos in O-town! 

Keep scrolling to see your plans for the next 48 hours in Orlando! 

I Drive:

Soar above Orlando on The Wheel at Icon Park. Affectionately known as the Orlando Eye, this giant Ferris Wheel is the perfect way to take in all Orlando has to offer! And no stress, each pod features AC and stability control, so even those who might be a little nervous will enjoy this smooth ride. And visit at night to enjoy the color-changing LEDs along with the wheel for a unique light show!

Monday | 1PM—10PM
Tuesday | 1PM—10PM
Wednesday | 1PM—10PM
Thursday | 1PM—10PM
Friday | 1PM—10PM
Saturday | 12PM—10PM
Sunday | 12PM—10PM

📍 8375 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Escape from the hustle and bustle of Orlando into something a little more chill. The below-freezing bar is made entirely of ice for a one-of-a-kind experience. Enjoy signature cocktails—served in custom carved. Ice glasses, of course—while bundled up in thermal coats and gloves perfect for keeping you nice and toasty in this winter wonderland. Plus, enjoy complimentary photography to take your memories home with you!

Monday | 5PM—12AM
Tuesday | 5PM—12AM
Wednesday | 5PM—12AM
Thursday | 5PM—12AM
Friday | 5PM—12AM
Saturday | 5PM—12AM
Sunday | 5PM—12AM

📍 8967 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819


With so many options and vendors, it’s almost easier for us to tell you what’s not at East End Market—but we won’t do that to you! 

Instead, start your day off with a coffee from Lineage Coffee Roasting and a breakfast pastry from Olde Hearth Bread Company. Plus, grab some fresh artisan bread to take home for later! Sample goodies from Gideon’s Bakehouse and Winter Park Biscuit Co before heading over to The Neighbors for a creative cocktail and Domu for some killer ramen. The options are endless at East End Market

Monday | 8AM—7PM
Tuesday | 8AM—7PM
Wednesday | 8AM—7PM
Thursday | 8AM—7PM
Friday | 8AM—7PM
Saturday | 8AM—7PM
Sunday | 8AM—7PM

Individual merchant hours may vary

📍 3201 Corrine Dr, Orlando, FL 32803

This adorable district in Downtown Orlando is a cultural cornerstone covered in hidden gems waiting for you to discover them! You can’t visit Mills 50 without checking out Pour Choice Taproom, The Guesthouse, The House on Lang, and Möge Tee! From shopping to food to drinks to everything in between, Mills 50 is a one-stop-shop for all things local and unique.

Winter Garden:

Featuring 20 vendors all selling their own unique creations, Plant Street Market is a foodie’s paradise. Indulge in tasty bites like luke empanadas, sushi, donuts, and artisan mac and cheese! Plus, shop farm-fresh products, artisan specialties, and local products to take home with you! And we can’t forget about Crooked Can Brewing Company! The brewery, attached to the market, is perfect for grabbing a cold brew to pair with your vendor of choice or for just catching up with an old friend! 

Monday | 10AM—7PM
Tuesday | 10AM—7PM
Wednesday | 10AM—7PM
Thursday | 10AM—7PM
Friday |  10AM—6PM
Saturday | 10AM—6PM
Sunday | 11AM—6PM

Individual vendor hours may vary

📍 426 W Plant St, Winter Garden, FL 34787

If you haven’t visited the rooftop bar at The Whole Enchilada, you haven’t been doing the evening right. This bar is the best spot in Winter Garden for enjoying a tasty burrito and sipping margs. Add the sunset and the experience goes up to a whole new level. Our go-to drink is the mango marg with a sugar rim, but if you like things a little spicy, try the All-up Pina-Rita!

Monday | 11AM—12AM
Tuesday | 11AM—12AM
Wednesday | 11AM—12AM
Thursday | 11AM—12AM
Friday | 11AM—1AM
Saturday | 11AM—1AM
Sunday | 11AM—12AM

📍 129 W Plant St, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Let's Get Exploring!

Planning 48 hours in Orlando doesn’t have to be so scary! Tag us in your pics @StuffToDoInOrlando! We can’t wait to see your adventures. 

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Anna Brescia

Anna Brescia

Anna is a blogger for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Orlando City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Orlando area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinOrlando on Instagram and Facebook.