Planning a vacation to Orlando, Florida is exciting and can be your family’s vacation opportunity of a lifetime. With so many things to see and do, Orlando is a tourist attraction smorgasbord.
Walt Disney World is perhaps the most famous of all Orlando attractions and offers many deals for family vacations and special occasion holidays for all ages. With four different theme parks from Hollywood Studios, The Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, and Epcot, to two splish-splashy Walt Disney World water parks of Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach, you could spend a week here and still not experience everything Disney has to offer.
Universal Studios is another popular Orlando attraction that includes two theme parks and an area called City Walk, which is designed to look like a downtown shopping area. Wet’n Wild is the water park offering from Universal with a claim to the best group tube rides anywhere around. Universal Studios incorporates blockbuster films and television shows into the theme park with rides and shows that take you behind the scenes. The Universal Studios experience is amazing in that it is an actual, working production facility.
SeaWorld Adventure Parks offer fun for the entire family with shows, rides and restaurants galore. Shamu Rocks is a rock ‘n’ roll concert performed by the Killer whales of SeaWorld. The seasonal shows are a “killer” of a good time. With rides from the Kraken, which is a rollercoaster based on sea monsters, to the Skytower, which has been thrilling visitors since the park opened in 1973 with its 400-foot tall capsule ride.
If theme parks are not your style, try an Orlando vacation package of dinner theatre. Arabian Nights and Medieval Times offer fantastic dining with the added benefit of a show. Arabian Nights feature Arabian horses performing tricks while patrons enjoy an unexpectedly good dinner. Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament offers an 11th century meal in the heart of a castle where a four-course meal is served while a jousting tournament plays out.
There are actually over 50 theme parks in the Orlando, Florida area and various resorts, golf courses and of course, Gatorland, the Alligator Capital of the World. With so many activities and events, the hardest part of planning your Orlando vacation is deciding what to do while you’re there. Be sure to do your research when shopping for an Orlando vacation package as it is vital that you have the ability to contact the travel site in case of any issues during your holiday.