Orlando Theme Parks and Other Attractions
While staying in Orlando, be sure to spend a day at world renowned Walt Disney World®and Universal Studios®. Both theme parks are sure to have you exploring different worlds while enjoying heart thumping thrill rides. However if you are looking for something a little low key, Orlando also has several attractions you are sure to love. With so many attractions to enjoy, it is hard to choose which one to experience first. So to help you make your decision we have included a sample of what each theme park has to offer, and directions to the theme parks from our conveniently located resorts.
Journey into a world of possibilities at Disney World's EPCOT and explore the cultures of the world! Soar through California on the journey ride Soarin' and experience the Golden State like never before. When you are ready to take on your next adventure be sure to strap in, because you are headed on a mission into space! Then get ready to talk turtle with Crush or explore the wonders of the world as you watch the night sky explode with fireworks from the thrilling kaleidoscope of Illuminations: Reflections of Earth!
Disney's Hollywood Studios®
Lights. Camera. Action! Get ready to experience the magic of show business as only Disney can create! Take a ride to the 13th floor and plummet into the twilight zone at the Tower of Terror or take a joyride with Aerosmith on the Rock ‘N' Roller Coaster. When the lights go down, take a trip with Mickey into his imagination and see the spectacular water light show Fantasmic!
Disney's Magic Kingdom®
Make your Orlando dreams come true at Disney's Magic Kingdom. Climb aboard with Captain Jack on the newly renovated Pirates of the Caribbean or visit the Laugh Floor with Mike Wazowski at the new Monsters, Inc. ride. When you're through hang out with Mickey and friends in Toon Town! Wherever your dreams take you in this enchanted realm, make sure to take a moment to wish upon a star with Jiminy Cricket in the dazzling fireworks spectacular musical, Wishes, which lights up the sky above Cinderella Castle.
Disney's Quest Indoor Interactive®
Enjoy five floors of interactive attractions, rides, and games that give you control of your own adventure. Design, then ride your own roller coaster in CyberSpace Mountain, shoot the rapids in a virtual jungle or climb aboard with the Pirates of the Caribbean and fight off Davy Jones to claim your gold!
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon®
Step into Disney's legendary Typhoon Lagoon and experience a water adventure like no other. Dare to ride The Big One, one of the world's largest artificially created waves or conquer Crush and Gusher the surging uphill water coaster. However you can always just sit back and enjoy the sum floating down the Castaway Creek in your inner tube.
Disney's Blizzard Beach®
Where can you find snow all year round in Orlando? At Disney's Blizzard Beach, a winter water wonderland filled to the brim with slippery water rides! Race to the finish line in the Toboggan Racers or climb aboard the family tube ride Teamboat Springs, but don't leave until you take the vertical plunge at 55 mph down the tallest water slide in America – Summit Plummet!
Universal Studios Islands of Adventure®
Enjoy a thrill-packed day as you explore this amazing theme park. Race through heart-pounding rides that bring your favorite comics, myths, cartoons, and childhood characters to life at Islands of Adventure!
Universal Studios CityWalk®
Ask any local – Universal CityWalk® is Orlando's hottest spot for dining and entertainment, offering everything from a night of family fun to a great place to hang out with friends to romantic fun for couples. It's a 30-acre entertainment complex where you can experience the best of the best in live music, casual and fine dining, dancing, shopping, movies, and more.
Discovery Cove at SeaWorld®
Immerse yourself in an adventure that only Discovery Cove at Sea World can offer. In this all inclusive journey you can swim with the dolphins, snorkel among the tropical fish, hand feed exotic birds or relax on pristine beaches. Attendance is limited to 1,000 guests per day so contact guest services to make your reservations today!
Aquatica by SeaWorld®
Aquatica features rides that chill and thrill. Take a one of a kind ride on Dolphin Plunge a water slide that shoots you through clear tubes surrounded by a crystal clear lagoon that the dolphins call home! A water park like no other, Aquatica offers lazy rivers, high-speed water rides, and the largest side by side wave pools!
Fantasy of Flight Museum
With more than 40 rare and vintage aircrafts the Fantasy of Flight Museum is an aviator's dream! Have fun with flight as you climb inside the cockpit of a Corsair fighter for a battle over the Pacific. Be sure to visit on the state-of-the-art hang glider simulator before you leave!
Ripley's Believe It or Not® Odditorium
Skeptics and true believers alike, prepare to be amazed at the Ripley's Believe It or Not Odditorium. For more than 40 years, Robert Ripley — the modern Marco Polo and the real-life Indiana Jones — traveled the world collecting the unbelievable, the inexplicable, and the one-of-a-kinds. Now you can explore this amazing collection of the world's most bizarre discoveries and see if you believe it or not!
Turn your imagination upside down at WonderWorks, Central Florida's only upside down attraction with more than 100 interactive exhibits to explore! Experience a 5.3 earthquake in the Earthquake Simulator or step inside a giant bubble that you create! It's an imagination extravaganza!
Fun Spot Action Park
Take fun to the next level at the Fun Spot Action Park. Enjoy great family fun with five multi-level go-kart tracks, six thrill rides, and seven rides just for the kids! Fun Spot also features a 10,000 sq. ft. action-packed arcade with more than 120 games! Fun Spot Action Park was named "Best Budget Attraction" by the Orlando Sentinel!
Green Meadows Petting Farm®
Get up close and personal with more than 300 farm animals at the Green Meadows Petting Farm. Encounter turkeys, ducks, pigs, chickens, horses, and donkeys on the two-hour guided tour of the farm. Take a ride on the Green Meadows Express train or enjoy a good old fashioned hayride! And don't forget, everyone at the Green Meadows Farm will have a chance to experience farm life by milking a cow!
Magical Midway provides hours of entertainment for the whole family. Take advantage of the always free admission and parking, Magical Midway features extreme go-karts on two elevated tracks, bumper boats and cars, and so much more!
Sky Venture Orlando®
Enjoy all the exhilaration of sky diving… indoors! This vertical wind tunnel uses 125 mile winds to simulate the sky diving experience without that terrifying leap from a plane! Great fun for the whole family, children as young as three years old can experience the weightlessness of flight as this can't miss attraction!
Richard Petty Driving Experience®
Jump in the driver's seat or tag along as a passenger as you experience the power and excitement of the white-knuckled speed of NASCAR! Race along at speeds up to 140 mph. Reservations are required so contact the guest services desk for more information!
Wet 'N Wild Water Park®
Orlando's Wet 'N Wild water park is sure to make your vacation a splash. Get Brain Washed with a 53 vertical drop into a 65-foot domed funnel or fall into a Black Hole of 500 feet of surging twisting darkness. If you looking to take it easy on then lay back and enjoy the relaxing Lazy River.
Experience Old Florida as you take in the sights of gators in Gatorland. Known as "The Alligator Capital of the World," Gatorland is a fun way to spend a few hours, with lots of great activities and shows for all ages.
The Holy Land Experience®
Visit one of Orlando's most inspiring destinations! This day of discovery will take you back in time 2000 years to the world of the Bible. It brings to life ancient Israel as a unique, thriving world filled with fascinating exhibits and venues. Learn about the Wilderness Tabernacle and the Great Temple. Discover the amazing history of the Bible and explore the city of Jerusalem in miniature!.