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Selections of the Week: MegaCon, Monster Jam, Ryan Hamilton, Aly + AJ and more

By Matthew Moyer

Our picks of the best things to do and see this week. Wednesday, May 18: Aly & AJ...

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19 underrated swimming holes within driving distance of Orlando

When looking to jump into some water this summer, the first thing that comes to mind is usually one of Florida's many beautiful beaches.…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Fanning Springs State Park
    18020 Northwest U.S. 19-98, Fanning Springs | Distance: 2 hours 11 minutes 
    Fanning Springs used to be a roller rink in the 1950s, but now it’s just a chill little hangout when you’re looking for a shady gazebo on the Suwannee River. Multiple sand boils trickle into the main pool, which is about 20 feet deep. A cannonball off the boardwalk sounds pretty good right about now.
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23 over-the-top Orlando hotel pools you totally shouldn't sneak into

– As we all know, not all pools are created equal– some have luxurious cabanas, some have massive waterfalls and some are…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort
    1 Grand Cypress Blvd., 407-239-1234
    A lagoon-style pool is only one feature that makes the pool at this resort unique. You can swim underneath rock caves in this 800,000-gallon, half-acre pool, which has 12 waterfalls, a water slide tower pavilion, a water jet splash zone and two whirlpools. Within the rockwork are seats and paths that lead to rock-climbing stations. Day-use rooms are available for 50 percent off the Standard Daily Rate and are only available for purchase through Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress directly, by either calling or purchasing at the desk. Rooms are subject to availability, taxes and resort fee.
    Photo via thegrandcypress/Instagram
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Orlando opinions that will get you cancelled

In this sprawling mass of suburbia with a pretty nice lake in the middle that we call home, it can be hard…

By Alex Galbraith

Orlando opinions that will get you cancelled
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20 Orlando area tourist attractions locals actually love

Being in the tourist capital of the known universe, there are a few tourist spots that we Orlandoans don't mind revisiting on occasion. Here are…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Bok Tower 
    Bok Tower is another one of those local attractions that the usual tourists overlook in their quest for thrills but this National Historic Landmark is a must-see for anyone who has the time to visit it. The tower has long been an icon of Central Florida. At 205 ft. tall it towers over the beautiful gardens surrounding it. Swans, Sandhill Cranes and numerous other birds call the gardens home.
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