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Known for Shopping, Theme Parks and Live Music

Spend a week or two in this family-friendly city to enjoy Florida’s warm sunshine. Visit a different theme park every day. 

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Since the first theme parks in Orlando opened over 60 years ago, the region has grown to have over 20 amusement parks appealing to varying interests. Enjoy attractions built around entertainment giants, water parks, educational sites and even a spiritual center.

Quarterback Phil Simms first proclaimed, “I’m going to Disney World!” after winning the 1987 Super Bowl. This expression has become a vacation theme for millions of Americans. Visit Disney’s popular Magic Kingdom® Park, with favorite rides for kids and adults, see the world at Epcot®, explore Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and Disney's Hollywood Studios® or splash in Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.

Universal Orlando Resort features The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and other Islands of Adventure®, along with Volcano Bay™ water park. Watch films being made at Universal Studios Florida®.

Water creatures are central to SeaWorld® Orlando Resort. Observe dolphins, penguins, whales, manatees, sharks and turtles. Take an Up-Close Tour for a hands-on experience, swim with dolphins at Discovery Cove® and have some excitement at Aquatica water park.

Ride a zip line or wrestle alligators at Gatorland®, an Orlando favorite since 1949. Marvel at huge models at Legoland® Florida and enjoy rides past giant Lego dinosaurs. Fun Spot America Theme Park, with locations in Orlando and Kissimmee, has a wooden roller coaster and multi-level go-kart tracks.

Make learning fun at the Kennedy Space CenterSMVisitor Complex, where you can talk with astronauts and see rockets that have flown in space. Be inspired at the Holy Land Experience, a living biblical museum.

Spend time appreciating Orlando’s attractions away from busy theme parks. Paddle across Lake Eola, shop at outlet malls, play golf, smell the roses at Harry P. Leu Gardens, enjoy visual arts at the Orlando Museum of Art and experience hands-on exhibits at the Orlando Science Center.

Check the websites of Orlando’s theme parks for special multi-day rates and accommodations packages. Some resorts offer free transportation from Orlando International Airport if you stay at the resorts.

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This marine theme park and zoo seamlessly blends education, entertainment and conservation.

Movie sets and thrill rides combine to create this internationally acclaimed theme park.

Discover why this fantasy land of theme parks, hotels and entertainment venues is the number one holiday destination on the planet.

One of the most famous theme parks in the world offers a land of fun and fantasy at the foot of a fairytale castle.

Florida's principal convention center is a large and stunning glass and metal building that hosts national and international trade shows and public events.

Embark on a shopping expedition at this large luxury mall. In between bargain hunting, enjoy fine dining in one of the restaurants. 

Design your own race car and take an international food safari at the theme park that celebrates human achievement.

Enjoy the excitement at Universal Orlando Resort™ and see why people love this theme park in Orlando. Make time for the shops and adventure tours in this family-friendly area.

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Right now is a moment to capture. To crave. To savor together. Because now, more than ever, Walt Disney World® Resort has more to see, do, taste and experience than ever before. 4 Theme Parks. 2 Water Parks. 1 World.

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Take your vacation to the next level at Universal Orlando Resort. Three amazing theme parks provide thrills and adventure beyond your imagination.

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Sesame Street at SeaWorld Orlando now open! Connect to the ocean at SeaWorld®, watching killer whales leap at the One Ocean® show, racing like a ray on Manta® the ride, entering the all-new thrilling, chilling adventure of Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®, and sharing an epic voyage with sea turtles at TurtleTrek®.

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Immerse yourself in the playful and imaginative world of LEGO® at LEGOLAND® Florida. Dedicated to entertaining families with children between the ages of 2 and 12, this highly interactive theme park features more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions all geared towards the LEGO builder in you.

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DIVE DEEP! SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium offers a wave of underwater adventures with sea creatures from around the world. Come face-to-fin with thousands of fish, sharks, stingrays, sea turtles, and many more. Prepare for a world of glittering scales, humongous tentacles, and razor sharp teeth.

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Enter a world of color, imagination, and creativity at Crayola Experience at The Florida Mall in Orlando. Immerse yourself in the world of the beloved crayon company and learn all about their mission to make the world a more colorful place.

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