There are tons of fun things to do in and near Disney World, including the area's four theme parks. Magic Kingdom Park whisks guests away to a storybook paradise where parents can enjoy their favorite Disney titles alongside their kids. Epcot features futuristic rides, attractions, and shows for endless entertainment, and that's before you even get to Disney's Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom.
Every year sees over 200 events happening at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Fans of baseball, soccer, basketball, and many other popular sports can find something just for them. Shop, dine, watch, and play in the massive complex, then be sure to make a stop at Andretti Indoor Karting and Games for some karting, arcade games, bowling, and endless hours of family-friendly entertainment.
Though Orlando is a landlocked city, Florida's famous beaches are about an hour-long drive away. Pack plenty of sunscreen and head east for spectacular views of the Atlantic ocean or west to the calm, warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Go kayaking, swimming, and snorkeling in several local springs that boast pristine natural environments that are definitely worth visiting.
A visit to Universal Studios and its sister theme parks is a must for families and tourists alike. Splash into fun and exciting things to do at Volcano Bay, a tropical-themed waterpark, or tour through Universal Studios' thrill rides. The Islands of Adventure will take you through everything from water rides and coasters to Jurassic Park and the magic of Hogwarts.
Orlando is surrounded by beautiful wetlands, offering visitors the opportunity to see wide varieties of wildlife, plants, and gorgeous natural vistas. Be sure to visit Lake Louisa State Park, which features 20 miles of trails that take you through scenic cypress swamps, streams, and forests. This emerald gem is only 20 minutes from Disney theme parks, making it a convenient and restful getaway.
The Walt Disney World® Resort features four world-renowned theme parks, twenty-four on-site resorts, two water parks, four mini-golf courses in two locations, an interactive/video game park, a shopping and nighttime entertainment area and more.
6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, Fl 32819
The Universal Orlando Resort gives you the opportunity to experience your favorite big screen and television characters and adventures like never before. Universal Studios theme park is home to a fantastic array of rides and movie-themed attractions. Experience the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!
6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
At Universal's Islands of Adventure® every member of the family can share unforgettable experiences together. You can have the ultimate adventure, enjoy fun with your kids, rejuvenate yourself and challenge yourself on incredible theme park rides. Join Hagrid™ and Fly into the Forbidden Forest on Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure™.
1000 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
"I-Drive" is Orlando's destination for attractions, shopping, dining, entertainment, lodging and more! Experience dinner shows, mega entertainment complexes, and smaller family style attractions. The exciting ICON Orlando features 75 shops, restaurants and attractions including 425-feet the Wheel at ICON Park and Madam Tussauds wax museum!
6000 Discovery Way, Orlando, FL 32821
Discovery Cove is a limited-admission park, where guests can get up close and personal with animals. The all-inclusive ticket price includes admission, parking, breakfast, lunch, drinks, snacks, and wetsuit and mask usage. Reservations are required. The Freshwater Oasis at Discovery Cove features wading adventures and face-to-face encounters with otters and marmosets.
9990 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
The Orange County Convention Center is the second largest convention center in the US. Located in the heart of the area’s tourism district, the OCCC is the perfect event destination. Known as “the center for hospitality” they are commited to making your experience a success.
4200 Conroy Road, Orlando, FL 32839
The Mall at Millenia offers an extraordinary experience, for those of us who call Orlando home or those visiting Orlando for business or pleasure. Visitors from around the globe are invited to add world-class shopping to the list of Orlando attractions. This exceptional collection of retailers is presented in a distinctive environment of dramatic architecture and amenities.
9101 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
A place where you can elevate your dining experience at restaurants offering everything from casual fare to haute cuisine, shop and watch a movie at the Regal 3-D Imax theater.
4951 International Drive, Orlando, Fl 32819
The largest outlet shopping destination in the Southeast, Prime Outlets– Orlando has over 200 hundred stores including many of the best brand names in the nation.
5800 Water Play Way, Orlando, FL 32821
Aquatica is a whimsical, one-of-a-kind waterpark unlike any you've ever experienced. Float through an undersea world of exotic fish, thunder through rolling rapids or relax on our white sand beaches. This is the newst water park in Orlando. Inspired by the energy of the South Seas and the animals who call it home, they bring to life the many ways to experience Aquatica and all the fun and carefree spirit this whimsical place has to offer.
1590 E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Embrace this fun-filled escape, brimming with unique boutiques, culinary surprises and lively entertainment. There’s so much for you to explore—no two visits will ever be the same.
Sea World Orlando takes families below the surface and above their expectations, while immersing guests in the mysteries of the sea and awe-inspiring performances to the next generation of thrills. SeaWorld Orlando helps vacation adventures become lifelong memories.
The first aquatic, fitness and hotel complex, the Justus Aquatic Center was the largest indoor competitive swimming facility in the southeast. It featured a first of its kind hydraulically retractable roof. It also featured a workout/ wellness center.
6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
At this all-new water theme park, thrills and relaxation flow in perfect harmony. Here, the TapuTapu™ wearable lets you hold your place in the ride lines and reveal wondrous surprises with just a wave of your wrist. It’s a tropical paradise just steps away from everything Universal Orlando Resort™ has to offer.