One of the easiest ways to keep your kids active and entertained is a night at a mini golf course. If you’re staying at one of the local Orlando hotels, you can find an incredibly designed mini golf course within a short drive from your hotel or resort. One of the most popular mini golf courses in Orlando is located next to Wet N Wild on International Drive: Congo River mini golf. The challenging putting greens are just one aspect of the elaborate course layout at Congo River Golf. Other highlights of Congo River include live alligators,and the unique Congo River Mining experience, where you and your family can dig through gemstones, fossils and arrowheads buried in the dirt. Your kids will love watching the dirt wash away to reveal gems and stones. Congo River also has an arcade with the latest video games, air hockey and other entrainment.
Another popular course in Orlando is just around the corner from Walt Disney World resort: Pirate’s Cove Original Adventure Golf. Named by The original Pirates Cove which was built in Michigan, and it has been in for 20 years. Awarded by Orlando Magazine as the “Best in Florida” for Mini Golf, Pirate’s Cove has a distinct look in a lush tropical setting, complete with footbridges, waterfalls and caves. Each Memorial Day, Pirates Cove culminates a month-long tournament in a special event known as “Putting for Patriots.” The annual fundraiser supports three major charities that benefit families of fallen military members.
Other mini golf spots in Orlando include Tiki Island Golf located on 7460 International Drive.and Hawaiian Rumble Golf, Hawaiian Rumble Golf which has two locations: 3529 S. Apopka Vineland Rd. and 8969 International Dr. Hawaiian Rumble Golf has a 50-foot man made volcano, logs, hills, waterfalls and tunnels. Paths at Hawaiian rumble golf are boarded by lush tropical plants, tiki heads and torches.