20161218 - Orlando Area List
Possible interesting/useful things in the Orlando Area. After trying [+] for good, [-] for bad.
Bold for last.
Black Hammock Wilderness Area
---  Long boardwalks, ends in a sandy road loop.
Econ River Wilderness
--- [+] Very local park, nice walk.
---  Short but not underwater in Winter.
--- Air boat rides in Summer with gators.
Blue Man Group Orlando
Blue Spring State Park
--- [+] Manatee's in winter, snorkel and scuba in summer, Pine Island Trail.
Canaveral National Seashore
--- [+] Was nearly empty between Christmas and new years.
--- [-] Factory tour too kid focused.
---  Beach often clears out later in sunset.
--- [-] Fort wasn't open.
Kissimmee Air Museum
--- Also has aerobatic flights in a T-6 trainer.
--- [+] Weekend market, walking.
--- [+] Lots of area to walk.
Lower Wekiva River
Kelly Park in Rock Springs
Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
--- Bioluminescent kayaking, etc.
Orlando Critical Mass
--- Mass biking outings
Orlando Eskrima Academy
--- Saturday morning Eskrima class, 10am Blue Jacket Park?
Orlando Jeep Club
Orlando Wetlands Park
---  Very open.
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
St. Augustine --- Inter-coastal boat rental.
--- [+] Food trucks.
The Black Hammock
The Paddling Center at Shingle Creek
--- [+] Two hour kayak rental.
The World of Chocolate
--- [+] Hiking.
West Orange Trail
--- [+] Biking.
Dave and Buster's
Player 1 Video Game Bar
Clayton's Seafood Market
--- Hour out of town.
D'Ocean Fish Market
--- [+] Has shrimp with heads (ie the best part) on.
Florida Fresh Meat Company
--- [+] Grass-fed meat. Orlando reseller currently remodeling.
Fresh Field's Farm
--- Has Florida Fresh Meat Company product, but no talk/image of meat on website?.
--- [+] Has grass-fed meat, but not cream.
--- [+] Unfortunately been moving store for over half a year now.
Pasture Prime Wagyu
---  Only go here to get grass-fed cream.
Wild Hare Kitchen
--- [-] Has raw grass-fed dairy, but in meet is only frozen and often up to almost a year old.
4 Rivers Smokehouse
--- [+] They provide option for fatty brisket.
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
La Femme Du Fromage
--- Cheese tasting?
LA Boiling Seafood Crab and Crawfish
Le Coq Au Vin --- [-] They do sweats/carbs ok, but savory/meats/fats not that great.
Linda's La Cantina
Ms Apples Crab Shack
--- [+] Has fixed takout (can eat there), or bulk blue crab.
The Ravenous Pig
TJ's Seafood Shack
--- [+] Best Hamachi Kama ever.