We've entered the dog days of summer, and it's now that Florida residents can take advantage of the last days before school by heading out to the attractions.
Here's a list of discounts currently running around Central Florida.
-- Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex east of U.S. Highway 1 on NASA Parkway, 5 miles south of Titusville; 877-404-3775. Guests can save up to 20 percent off regular admission ($50 plus tax adults, $40 plus tax ages 3-11). The "Atlantis Crew" admission special features 10 percent off for two guests, 15 percent off for three guests, and 20 percent off for four or more guests. Advance tickets must be purchased by Sept. 2 for this special offer. Details: kennedyspacecenter.com
-- Fun Spot: 5551 Del Verde Way (near International Drive and Kirkman), Orlando; 407-363-3867. Discounts on second-day tickets: The two day special applies to people who arrive after 10 p.m. and purchase a wrist band for unlimited rides for $39.95. Guests can return the next day for no additional charge.
-- Gatorland: 14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando; 407-855-5496 or 1-800-393-5297; Florida resident and seniors general admission $9.99 . Regular daily admission is $24.99 adults, $16.99 ages 3-12.
-- Legoland: 1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven; 877-350-5346 or legoland.com; saluting armed forces, active military personnel can receive a free one-time single day admission with valid military ID. Regular admission is $75 plus tax adults, $65 plus tax ages 3-12 or ages 60 and older.
-- SeaWorld Orlando: Off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Fun Card admission through 2013 with single-day ticket (Florida residents only). Regular admission is $89 adults, $81 ages 3-9. SeaWorld is honoring the troops of armed services by giving them one complimentary admission per year thorugh its Waves of Honor program. Register at www.wavesofhonor.com.
-- Treasure Tavern: 6400 Carrier Drive at Pirates Dinner Adventure Complex; 407-206-5102 or treasuretavern.com; Special rate for hospitality employees: $27.50. Sundays only. Regular admission is $36.95-$61.95 plus tax.
-- Zip Orlando: 4509 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Kissimmee; Florida residents pay $71.00 plus tax for zip line tours. Call 407-808-4947 for more information.
Over at the water parks, you can take advantage of these deals:
-- At Wet 'n' Wild on International Drive, Florida residents can buy ticket for the price of one day — $50 for either adults or children — and return for free for the rest of 2013. Details: wetnwildorlando.com.
-- At Aquatica, SeaWorld's water park, the After 2 p.m. Pass allows entry, well, after 2 p.m. every day through Dec. 31 for $55. Details: aquaticaorlando.com
-- Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach, Disney World's on-property water parks, the After 2 Annual Pass — good for 365 days from purchase — sells for $62 ($50 for ages 3-9). Details: disneyworld.com.Copyright © 2015, CT Now