Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Orlando, FL
Bikes: Santa Cruz Heckler, Trek Soho 1.0
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If you're in Orlando, you can find all the go-carts and entertainment like that on International Drive or I-drive. There's also indoor skydiving there, but I'm not sure about formal skydiving.
According to the weather trends on TheWeatherChannel.com
it should be in the mid to low 70's for the week you are here. It was 81 and sunny today so if you're from NY you should have no problems swimming and surfing. Local hotel pools are usually solar heated, but the ocean will be a little cooler. If I remember last year, water temp will be in the low 60's which is bearable but you can rent a wetsuit when you rent a board.
Cocoa beach is the closest beach to Orlando and is a popular surfing area as well. You can rent boards and suits from Ron Jons or Cocoa Beach Surf Company on a daily basis. Ron Jons in Cocoa is open 24 hours a day/365 days a year so call them for surf reports before you make the 50 mile drive. Here are a few surf cams
I use to see for myself if it's worth the trip...
You can also rent beach cruisers from Ron Jons and CBSC, but I don't know of a place here in Orlando that rents bikes... This place is tourist heaven so I'm sure there is one or a hundred that rent bikes. Bring your laptop and Google for stuff during your downtime.
Disney parks are generally for kids, but the Universal parks are geared more for adults. Plan on dropping about $80 for admission to the park.
Also, bring lots of quarters because most of the convenient highways other than I-4 are toll roads.
Have a good time.