The “Theme Park Capital of the World” lives up to its name in spades, but there is more to Orlando than the twinkle of Ferris Wheel lights and the screams of coaster enthusiasts. Fans of art, science, and food will also find it easy to call Central Florida their home away from home. Orlando attractions include wax museums, animal parks, and rodeo events. Plus, this central city is within easy reach of everything the coast has to offer as well as ziplining adventures above the wetlands.…
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If you're looking for something to do on a rainy day, or looking to escape some of that Central Florida heat, look no further. Unlike other indoor trampoline parks, AirHeads Trampoline Arena offers extra excitement and entertainment for the whole family, including unlimited jumping and dodgeball. Get a healthy bit of exercise while burning calories and making long-lasting memories.
Created for families, by families, this indoor entertainment arena provides you with an active, playful atmosphere. The 4 "D’s" of traditional dodgeball—dodge, dip, duck, and dive—have been replaced by the 4 "A’s" of AIR dodgeball—AIR, adrenaline, aim, and avoid. Bring the entire family to this indoor park to experience the real-life thrill of flying through the air, and get hours of exercise while doing it.
Replenish your energy at the onsite cafe offering favorite dishes like pizza, chicken tenders, wings, hamburgers, salads, and wraps.
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Enjoy family-friendly fun at gentle Kata’s Kookaburra Cove and Loggerhead Lane, and meet a slow-moving African Spurred Tortoise. Practice your cutbacks in a pair of side-by-side wave pools, or simply enjoy the sand from beneath a swaying palm. Take a ride down Dolphin Plunge® and go racing through an underwater world that is home to a playful pod of beautiful black-and-white Commerson's Dolphins. Known for their playful nature and electrifying speed, you may well see them racing right alongside you as you zoom by.
Meet Taumata, a high-speed competitive mat ride where 8 racers rip down a staggeringly steep hill, head first. Brave the watery free-fall at Ihu’s Breakaway Falls®. This is the tallest, steepest and only multi-drop tower of its kind in Orlando. Face your fear and each other. You never know who's going to breakaway first—all you know is it's going to be one wild ride. Read More close
Don't worry about lugging beach gear to Florida with you or tracking down chairs once you're there. This convenient package brings the beach gear to you. The day before you head to the shore, have beach chairs, an umbrella, and beach toys dropped off where you're staying in Orlando, so you can devote your beach-going energy to sunbathing, swimming, and good old-fashioned fun.
Set up your beach station, planting your chairs and your umbrella into the sand and get to work on building the ultimate sandcastle next to the ocean. Once your day at the beach wraps up, all of your equipment is conveniently picked right back up, so you can continue your vacation with zero fuss. Read More close
With shows available nightly, let the Orlando Blue Man Group stimulate and satisfy your senses. Revel in the pulse-pounding music and humorous skits of this world-class performance. This iconic show provides spontaneous laughs, amazing rhythms, and a multitude of captivating surprises.
Celebrate sound, art, and imagination with this spirited group of mime-musicians. The interactive experience offers high-energy entertainment for 2 hours, leaving you feeling convinced that music makes the world a better place. Dare to live in full color.
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Experience a modern bowling facility complete with lights, sound, and entertainment more typical of an urban bar than the dilapidated bowling alleys you remember from your childhood. Chill out in a comfortable ambiance as you relive the best parts of the experience, without compromising on food, beer, or music.
See if you can claim the highest score amongst friends or family as you roll for strikes and work your way through 20 frames of fun. When you get hungry or thirsty, pop over to the bar to enjoy a soda or alcoholic beverage. Order well-prepared comfort foods including pizza, nachos, and burgers. Even you're ending with turkeys or spares, the fun keeps coming as you relish the experience with others. Read More close
Enjoy the fully-remodeled Pantopia with sensational new dining options, exciting entertainment, shopping, a renovated indoor theater and thrilling rides, including North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower, Falcon’s Fury™. Plus, closely observe veterinary care at the state-of-the-art Animal Care Center, journey to the 4 corners of the earth in the original live show, do some Iceploration, and experience a new breed of speed with Florida’s first triple-launch coaster, Cheetah Hunt.
Half of the Gardens offers the attractions of an African safari, where you can see more than 3,000 different animals spread out over the park's 335-acre (136-ha) grounds. Animal attractions range from a bird observatory to a tug-of-war competition with a tiger. Just as diverse as the animal selection are the ride choices, which include huge roller coasters, a white-water rapids ride, and a zip line—among many other options. There are also countless other shows, restaurants, and attractions sprinkled throughout the park, making it the perfect place for the entire family to enjoy a day of fun. Read More close
Meet Mickey and his cartoon crew at dinner as they make friends with the littlest park-goers in your group. Tuck into a delectable spread of roasted chicken, carved beef, savory sides, and kids' favorites like macaroni and cheese. After your meal, indulge your sweet tooth at the sundae bar.
This evening out is the perfect way to entertain the entire family in style. To top it off, stop in Downtown Disney on the way back to your hotel to soak up the festive ambiance. This collection of shops and attractions is the ideal place to end the evening.
Sample menu includes:
- Seasonal soup and salad bar
- Spice-rubbed beef sirloin
- Curry and chipotle barbecued chicken
- Oven-roasted turkey and ham
- Salmon with mango chutney or dill aioli
- Spaghetti and meatballs
- Orecchiette pasta
- Parmesan mashed potatoes
- Stir-fried vegetables
- Green beans with cherry tomatoes
- Glazed baby carrots
- Baked or scalloped potatoes
Kids' Menu Items
- Mickey's macaroni and cheese
- Chicken nuggets
- Goofy's cheese pizza
- Pluto's baked chicken tenders
- Mickey-shaped cheese ravioli
- Minnie's vegetables
- Ice cream sundae bar
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The Chocolate Kingdom Factory Adventure Tour is an interactive experience that shows you, in depth, how cocoa beans are transformed into delicious, creamy chocolate bars. Watch and listen as your personal chocolate guide teams up with a handsome prince and his dragon sidekick, escorting you through a cacao tree greenhouse, a chocolate museum, and a bean-to-bar factory that uses old-fashioned machinery.
What would a chocolate tour be without tastings? Enjoy the opportunity to sink your teeth into a few different varieties of the succulent treat—you can even add on the experience of creating your own bar. A visit to this sweet-tooth haven is sure to be a memorable experience for chocoholics of any age. Read More close
Hang out on the white sands of Florida's Clearwater Beach, enjoying leisure time in the resort atmosphere. Lounge in the sun, splash in the water, or just admire the beauty of the scene as you enjoy free time. Eat a delicious, included lunch in a sunny paradise.
Get the incredible opportunity to visit the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, the world's most visible marine life rescue center. See a variety of marine life, including Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, sea turtles, river otters, sting rays, and even sharks. Hang out with a dolphin, feed a sting ray, watch world-famous dolphin shows, and get your picture taken with a dolphin.
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the animal hospital, or visit the theater to watch footage of the team rescuing and treating injured marine animals. Meet Winter, the world's most famous dolphin and the star of Dolphin Tale—filmed at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Winter lost her tail in a crab trap, but was given a prosthetic tail that allows her to swim freely. Be inspired as you learn about the center's important work. Read More close
Grab a ride from your Orlando hotel and make your way to the sugary sands of Clearwater Beach. Meet up with Captain Memo's rugged crew of scallywags at the dock, and climb aboard the open deck of an elaborately decorated pirate ship. Throw on a hat, consider getting your face painted, and head out to sea to start your adventure.
While you sail, listen to reggae tunes and enjoy refreshing beverages. Smaller pirates can enjoy soft drinks while older buccaneers can grab a beer or a glass of wine. Take part in pirate songs, shoot off cap guns, and look for enemies approaching on the horizon as you play pirate all around the warm waters of Clearwater Bay. When it's time to head back to shore, come about and return to the dock where a waiting shuttle is ready to whisk you back to Orlando. Read More close
As you spend time exploring the aquarium, meet the resident dolphins Nicholas, Hope, and even Winter—the inspiration and star of the Dolphin Tale movies who swims with a prosthetic tail. Get to know the stories of resident sea turtles, otters, and sharks, and touch our sting rays as they glide through the water.
Your day concludes, leaving you with a greater knowledge about Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s mission to rescue, rehab, and release to protect Florida’s wildlife. The aquarium’s staff and volunteers work each day to rescue marine life and provide the most advanced and effective care to maximize the opportunity to return sick or injured animals to their homes. As you leave the aquarium take with you a new appreciation of ocean life. Read More close
Discover the magic of color with 25 different hands-on attractions within this family-friendly destination. It's a vibrant world that only Crayola could have created, designed to offer a half-day of stimulating and creative play that's rewarding for all ages. Children enjoy the opportunity to come up with imaginative creations that are as unique as they are.
See how crayons are made during a live theater show before creating and wrapping your very own Crayola crayon. Watch as your digital art comes to life on a huge interactive wall, and watch as a page you colored transforms into a real-life adventure. You can also create keepsakes with melted wax and climb a 2-story color playground. Read More close
Begin your day of aquatic exploration at The Grand Reef® where you snorkel among vivid schools of thousands of tropical fish. Admire the 8-foot (2. 4-m) long stingrays as they quietly glide beside you while the small and colorful iridescent wrasses dart in and out of coral reefs.
Refuel at one of the snack stations on your way to the Freshwater Oasis®. Designed to mimic a rainforest canopy, see furry marmosets above you swing from branch to branch and get up-close with cheery otters.
Next, venture over to Explorer’s Aviary, where you can feed rainbow-colored parrots from the palm of your hand while hundreds of exotic bird species soar and sing overhead.
For a relaxing change of pace, head to the scenic Wind-away River and leisurely float beneath cascading waterfalls and through an underwater cave as you wade into the heart of a tranquil and serene hideaway.
If you choose the Dolphin Swim Package, journey over to the dolphin lagoon for one-on-one interaction with these friendly creatures. Get to know and learn about dolphin behaviors and communication through a series of hugs, kisses, and an unforgettable dorsal fin tow ride. Read More close
Board an elevated, open-air coach and set out on your adventure. First, take a drive through Crescent J. Ranch to see colonial cattle and Florida's unique cracker horses, which are direct descendants of those brought over by Spanish settlers in the 1500s.
Next, venture into the vast wilderness and flood plain, where you may spot various flora, fauna, and possibly alligators or white-tailed deer. Once you get to the floodplain, take some time to explore the boardwalk over Bull Creek.
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Mount your horse that has been carefully selected to match your riding skills and follow your guide into the 1st of 9 ecosystems you see along the way. Keep your eyes peeled to spot game in the area, including deer, hogs, and turkeys.
Halfway through your ride, dismount and walk along a boardwalk that gives you an up-close view of the marshlands and swamps that cover much of the area. On your way back to camp, ride past the headwaters of Bull Creek and catch a glimpse of an alligator sunning itself on the bank.
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Greet your friendly and professional instructor to become acquainted with the basic safety procedures involved in flyboarding. Once you've become comfortable with the basics, don your life jacket, helmet, and a pair of jet-powered boots capable of creating gushing rockets of water, powered by a 250-horsepower engine.
After diving into the water, your instructor leads you to a safe flight zone. Give the thumbs up to engage the thrusters and feel the bounds of gravity recede as you're lifted into the air by the power of blasting water. Thanks to the relatively simple nature of the technology, the controls for performing movements in the air are dictated by the balance of your body. Learn how your shifting weight affects your in-flight trajectory and become a master of the aquatic skies before your high-flying adventure comes to a close. Read More close
Enjoy 2 thrilling parks with roller coasters, go-kart tracks, thrill rides, and a kids' zone, packed with entertainment for the littlest park-goers. An ideal daytime excursion or night out for fun-seekers of all ages, the parks feature arcade games, amazing roller coaster rides, tasty foods, and complimentary parking and Wi-Fi.
Muster up the courage and test your nerve on White Lightning, Orlando’s only wooden roller coaster. Race your friends on multi-level go-karts or the speed track, or have a go on the state-of-the-art SkyCoaster.
Dive into the action on more than 100 new and classic video games in the arcade. Then, hop on a thrill ride like the Rip Curl or take the plunge on the spinning, dipping Paratrooper. The rest of the park swirls around you as the intensity rises and the ride accelerates. Be sure to grab a snack of all-American fare or a fair-style treat like cotton candy to end your day of amusement on a sweet note. Read More close
Enjoy roundtrip transportation as you drive to Wild Florida for an exhilarating airboat ride. Keep your eyes peeled and your camera ready as you search for hawks, bald eagles, and ospreys. Feel the power of the engine push you on top of the beautiful blue waterways of the Everglades. Your airboat heads through the natural wilderness that makes this area so peaceful and serene.
Next, head over to the "Alligator Capital of the World," Gatorland. Learn about the incredible birds, snakes, alligators that call Florida home. This expansive zoo features thousands of alligators and crocodiles, a breeding marsh with boardwalk and observation tower, reptile shows, aviary, petting zoo, swamp walk, and educational programs. The park boasts 110 acres (45 ha) to explore. It was even featured in the 1984 movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Read More close
Gatorland showcases thousands of alligators, crocodiles, and birds, including 4 extremely rare leucistic (albino) alligators. Take in an exciting, one-of-a-kind reptile show. Then cool off at Gator Gully Splash Water Park, perfect for kids of all ages.
Tension builds and anticipation grows as a daredevil gator wrestler drags a 6- to 8-foot (1. 8- to 2. 4-m) alligator onto the sand with his bare hands. He climbs on the snapping animal's back to point out its survival features. After performing dramatic stunts, the alligator is rolled over and lulled to sleep, then awakened with just a tickle. Afterward you may even get a chance to get your picture taken on the gator's back.
Hold on tight as your airboat captain takes you on an exhilarating ride through Florida's wetlands on the St. Johns River. Spot alligators, turtles, birds, and other wildlife in their natural environment. Keep your camera ready to capture the beautiful scenery and the essence of Florida's natural charm.
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Get up close to alligators, snakes, birds, and other exotic animals from all over the world. Visit the bait shack to feed gators and snakes and then take a snake photo to capture the moment. Watch brave daredevils wrestle 6- to 8-foot (1. 8- to 2. 4-m) alligators for a thrilling man-versus-beast adventure in the Gator Wrestlin' Show.
Cheer on your favorite alligator in the Gator Jumparoo Show and climb the 3-story observation tower to see more than 10 acres (4 ha) of alligator-breeding marsh and natural bird rookery. For an additional cost, try your hand at th zip line, and soar over the park for a great view. Hop on an alligator's back for the ultimate photo opportunity. End your visit with a stop at Allie's Barnyard Petting Zoo to pet and feed some of your favorite animals.
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Your tour starts with a comfortable coach bus ride to Gatorland, which was founded in 1949 and features a 110-acre (45-ha) theme park. Explore the "Alligator Capital of the World," and view thousands of alligators and crocodiles from the boardwalk and observation tower.
After the gators, catch a reptile show, fly by the aviary, visit the petting zoo, venture out on a swamp walk, or take part in educational programs. Close your eyes, and take in the sounds of the Central Florida wilderness as you enjoy the fresh air.
The park is known for rescuing nuisance alligators from trappers that would otherwise be killed for their meat and skin. Interestingly, the breeding marsh in the park was used in the filming of the 1984 movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. There are so many unique things to see and do, so be sure to bring your camera to savor your amazing memories. At day's end, hop aboard your bus, and relax all the way back to your hotel.
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Gatorland showcases thousands of alligators, crocodiles, and birds, including 4 extremely rare leucistic (albino) alligators. Take in an exciting, 1-of-a-kind reptile show. Then cool off at Gator Gully Splash Water Park, perfect for kids of all ages.
Watch a daredevil gator wrestler drag a 6–8 foot (1. 8–2. 4 m) alligator onto the sand with his bare hands, climb onto the snapping animal's back, and point out survival features to you. After performing a variety of stunts, the wrestler rolls the alligator over and lulls it to sleep, and then awakens it with just a tickle. Afterward, you may even get a chance to get your picture taken on the gator's back. Read More close
Arrive at iFLY and get geared up, stepping into your flight suit, strapping on your helmet, and adjusting your protective goggles to fit. An experienced and accredited instructor leads you in an introductory training session so you can get the most out of your adventure, and then it’s time to step into the flight chamber.
The instructor accompanies you inside so they can offer tips and pointers as you fly, and you’re lifted off your feet as the chamber fills with rushing wind. Hover above the ground, spin through the air, and feel the thrill before touching back down on solid ground, catching your breath, and doing it all over again. Read More close
Walk through NASA headquarters and get a glimpse of the space shuttle launch pads. Then recapture the wonder and excitement of the first walk on the moon with a visit to the largest rocket ever made, the Saturn V Moon, which stands 363 feet (110 m) tall. Stroll through the Rocket Garden and see the capsule that carried men into space and then take your own virtual journey at the 3-D IMAX® theater.
End your day on an exhilarating airboat ride along St. John's River and its tributaries. Zip through the water on the lookout for alligators, turtles, birds, and river otters lingering in their natural environments. Gaze at the beautiful scenery and experience the essence of Florida's natural charm. Read More close
Begin your day at Space Shuttle Atlantis and come nose-to-nose with this legendary space shuttle, which boasts 33 successful space missions. While you're here, strap into the not-to-be-missed Shuttle Launch Experience® and live through a true-to-life simulation of the space shuttle’s 8. 5-minute ascent into orbit.
Next, at Astronaut Encounter, make the most of the unique and rare opportunity to spend time with veteran NASA astronauts. Listen as these space explorers regale you with personal stories of their missions and answer any questions you may have about space travel.
Then venture to the Apollo/Saturn V Center, where you can admire the enormity of the largest rocket ever built—the heroic-sized, 363-foot (111-m) Saturn V, before reaching out to touch a bonafide moon rock brought back from space.
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After convenient pickup from your Orlando hotel, enjoy comfortable transportation to the Kennedy Space Center and admission to the visitor complex. Tour the launch headquarters and marvel at space shuttle launch pads from a 4-story observation deck. Take an educational walk through the Astronaut Hall of Fame, learning fascinating tidbits about some of America's true pioneers.
Continue your cosmic experience with a virtual journey into space on a 5-story IMAX screen and a stroll through the rocket garden, where you learn about the evolution of the space program over the decades. Meet a real astronaut and sit down for a delicious lunch, listening to awe-inspiring stories of space exploration.
Your astronaut meeting gives you the opportunity to ask questions, take pictures, and get autographs, all over a great lunch buffet. This otherworldly experience ends with a hassle-free, relaxing ride back to your hotel in Orlando. Read More close
Enjoy access to an awesome array of exhibits showcasing NASA's achievements. Touch a piece of moon rock, or walk under the huge Saturn V, the most powerful launch vehicle ever put into operation, developed to support the Apollo program and send astronauts to the moon. Try out the Shuttle Launch Experience to feel what an astronaut would go through while riding the storied Space Shuttle through liftoff.
Next, keep your camera handy as you get an up-close look at the Space Shuttle Atlantis, the last shuttle orbiter ever to fly. By the end of its last mission in 2011, this inspiring craft had spent more than 300 days in space, carrying 156 astronauts and cosmonauts and flying nearly 126 million miles (203 million km). Read More close
Explore more than 60 interactive touch-screen displays and high-tech simulators that allow you to be an astronaut for a day. Visit the Rocket Garden, home to a vast collection of engine replicas, spacecraft, and the largest rocket ever made—the Apollo Saturn 1B—standing at 363 feet (110 m).
Finally, immerse yourself in an IMAX® 3-D movie to get an incredible 5-story view of 2 astounding space odyssey accomplishments. Take a virtual moonwalk and experience the Atlantis simulator's pull of 4 gees, simulating re-entry into earth's atmosphere. Read More close
Start your day of exploration at DUPLO® Valley. Here, your little ones can board the DUPLO® Train and ride past countryside scenes of LEGO® farms and fishing holes or hop on their own pint-sized tractors to plow the cornfields.
Then head over to Pirates’ Cove where you're treated to an entertaining live-action water ski and stunt show. Watch pirates perform water acrobatics on their jet skis while Princess Miranda's loyal LEGO® men save the day.
Next, visit the Land of Adventure and take a thrilling ride on the Coastersaurus, a wooden roller coaster that weaves its way in and out of a colorful landscape filled with life-sized LEGO® dinosaurs.
For a change of pace, venture to the Imagination Zone and put your building and technology skills to the test by creating cutting-edge computerized LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robots.
If you choose to purchase the combination ticket, make your way to LEGOLAND® Water Park, where you can create and construct your very own LEGO® raft, which you then set sail down the 1000-foot (305-m) long river surrounded by your favorite LEGO® friends. Read More close
Madame Tussauds Orlando provides you the opportunity step onto the red carpet with your favorite celebrities. Shake hands with the President, jam onstage with Taylor Swift, go behind the camera with Steven Spielberg, or snap a selfie with Brad Pitt. Full of iconic historical, political, sports, and pop-culture figures, the world-famous Madame Tussauds is a must-see museum.
Take a step inside the memorable 4-D theater. Here, the entire Marvel universe comes to life during a short film with thrilling special effects—wind, snow, mist, and even smells—that allow you feel like you're part of the action.
With your ticket to Madame Tussauds, you also have the option to purchase discounted admission to can't-miss Orlando attractions SEA LIFE Aquarium and The Orlando Eye.
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The good King Don Carlos and his enchanting daughter, Princess Catalina, invite you to become part of their court for the evening. The pageantry of the knights is on full display as they thunder into the arena atop mighty steeds. Cheer as your knight engages in jousting and other manner of combat and the royal falconer thrills you with the feats of his magnificent birds of prey.
As the tale unfolds, you're presented with a banquet of savory fare to sate your appetite. Your meal includes select non-alcoholic beverages; or you may order from the full service bar before, during, and after the show. After dinner, be sure to browse the castle’s Hall of Arms to discover fascinating Medieval artifacts.
Sample Bill of Fare
- Oven-roasted chicken, garlic bread, tomato bisque soup, and a castle pastry
- Hummus and warm pita bread, carrot and celery sticks, 3-bean stew with fire-roasted tomato and brown rice, and fresh fruit or Italian ice (based on availability) Read More close
Start the morning with luxurious transportation to the Disney Beach Club Resort in an amazing limousine. Feel like a VIP as you and your family take in the beautiful sights of the area while enjoying the amenities in the limo. As you arrive, prepare to meet some of your favorite Disney characters.
Get autographs and take photos with Minnie and Beach Goofy. The sprawling beach-themed cafe is your spot for great food and new friends. Guests of all ages enjoy the provided crayons for coloring and even drawing on the tablecloths. Dine on an assortment of delicious breakfast items, like Mickey waffles, scrambled eggs, seasoned potatoes, sausage, oatmeal, and so much more as part of the delectable buffet breakfast.
End your morning with a limousine ride back to your hotel, or choose to go to the Disney Ticket and Transportation Center to spend the day at the park.
Come feel like a star at Disney's Beach Club Resort and dine with Minnie and friends.
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Lighten your load and travel with one less worry by booking a stroller rental in advance. Available for anywhere from 1 to 7 days, strollers are delivered to your right at your hotel the day before you need them and picked up when you're done, so you can focus on fun during your stay.
Opt for a City Mini single or double stroller for a lightweight choice that's full of style. With patented quick-fold technology and a fold strap for transportation, the strollers are easy to carry with you wherever you're headed, whether it's the beach or the shopping mall. The swivel front wheel offers precise maneuverability and can lock into place for long-distance strolling, front wheel suspension provides a smooth ride, and a rounded handlebar makes for maximum pushing comfort. Storage in the seat back and under the seat lets you carry everything you need with you, an adjustable 5-point safety harness with shoulder pads keeps your little one in snug, and a padded, reclining seat and large sun canopy with clear view windows means they can look around, sit up, and lay down. Joovy Sit & Stand strollers are also available for families traveling with a growing toddler and a little one. Read More close
Meet your expert gator guide and begin a nighttime journey into the spooky swamp of Florida's famous Gatorland. Keep your eyes and ears peeled for the park's namesake, pushing your nerves aside as you begin to walk out on the wooden boardwalk over the breeding marsh.
The sounds of the swamp fill the air around you—the rustling of feathers and the ominous splashing of water in your close proximity. Point your flashlight down into the marsh to confront hundreds of red eyes glowing in the dark and making their way closer to you. Toss a few hot dogs into the water to unleash a feeding spectacle that will forever be etched into your subconscious memory. Because of its accessibility and excitement, the nighttime gator adventure is fun and educational for all ages. Read More close
Grab your camera and your walking shoes to immerse yourself in Orlando. Use your pass and guidebook to craft your own itinerary and visit iconic locations throughout the city. Just a handful of the more than 15 participating attractions and theme parks include the following:
-The Orlando Eye
-Gatorland: The Alligator Capital of the World
-Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Odditorium
-The Cirque Magique Dinner Show
-Boggy Creek Airboats Scenic Nature Tour
-Fun Spot America Theme Park - 4 Ride Sampler
-Congo River Adventure Golf
-SEA LIFE Aquarium Orlando
-Madame Tussauds Orlando
-Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
-Forever Florida Safari Coach Tour
-CoCo Key Water Park
-SKELETONS: Animals Unveiled
Best of all, your Explorer Pass is valid for 30 days from the first activation. During this period, you may use it on any 4 attractions ensuring you can explore and enjoy the city at your own pace. Read More close
Arrive at Orlando Science Center and begin your day of scientific adventure. Featuring 4 floors of diverse exhibit space, an observatory, and a giant-screened domed theater for films and planetarium shows—the science center is the perfect place for the entire family.
Here, find exhibits that take you around earth and into space, back to the past, through the present, and into the future. Travel back to the prehistoric age at DinoDigs, play with nature's forces in the Science Park, and discover the forces that shape our solar system in Our Planet, Our World.
You can easily lose track of time exploring the multitude of intriguing exhibits. As you navigate the museum and its many opportunities for scientific discovery, find a new appreciation for the natural world that you never thought possible. Read More close
Upon arrival at the Westgate River Ranch, sink your teeth into the tastiest dinner this side of the Mississippi. Dine on a delicious family-style meal of barbecue chicken, hot dogs, corn on the cob, fries, baked beans, and refreshing beverages. Next, embark on a tractor-pulled hayride that takes you into the Kissimmee Island Cattle Company's 7,000-acre (2,832-ha) wildlife management area.
Keep your camera handy during this 45-minute hayride and be on the lookout for animals including white-tailed deer, bald eagles, wild hogs, hawks, sand hill cranes, wading birds, bulls, alligators, and wild turkeys. Capture the entertaining talents of a singing cowboy on video as the rendition of classic and popular country tunes have you smiling from ear to ear.
Then, it's off to the rodeo. Hold on to your hat as you count the 8 seconds and see if your favorite cowboy can stay on the bucking bronco. There is no shortage of adrenaline and excitement on this energy-filled evening and not a bad seat in the house as the arena boasts 1,200 seats. End your evening by trying the mechanical bull ride or moving your feet to the sweet sounds of a local DJ.
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As you arrive at the lopsided, eye-catching building, be warmly greeted by the ghost of the late Robert Ripley. Though Ripley's ghost is actually a holographic projection, the desk you see is the one he used to pen his syndicated cartoon series, which catapulted him to fame and fortune in the early 20th century.
Uncover unthinkable medieval torture devices, a car built entirely out of matchsticks, a 2-headed kitten, masks, and weapons from around the world. Find themed galleries featuring oddities, natural wonders, and illusions as you meander through this shocking yet fascinating museum—full of the unbelievable, interactive, and interesting stories of the past.
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A convenient shuttle picks you up right at your hotel or at an easy location in central Orlando. Enjoy the passing scenery during the hour-long ride to the coast, and then hop off the shuttle to while away the day on your own. Stroll along the pristine sands, wander down the pier, and take a dip in the Atlantic if you'd like.
This coastal village has a plethora of things to do, with great restaurants, surf shops, and boutiques just step from the sandy beach. Once your day comes to a close, meet back up with your shuttle and settle into your seat for the hassle-free ride back to your Orlando hotel. Read More close
Shuttles can pick up from most hotels in central Orlando, or you can arrange to meet your driver at an easy-to-reach meeting point. Schedule a meeting time that suits your itinerary, hop in the vehicle, and relax during the hour-long ride out of town to the Kennedy Space Center.
Once you arrive, your time at the center is yours to spend as you like. You can purchase a ticket to go inside the visitor center for a behind-the-scenes look at NASA's fascinating space program. Tour the launch headquarters, see shuttle launch pads from a fourth-floor observation deck, and walk beneath a massive moon rocket. You can relive Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon, meet a real astronaut, or catch an IMAX® film that truly immerses you in the vastness of the cosmos before you head back to the shuttle for the return ride to Orlando. Read More close
Sanford boasts an ideal location along the southern shores of Lake Monroe. With a combination of small-town charm, brick-lined streets, and diverse food and drink around every corner, it's the perfect town to explore with a group of pedal-minded companions on a convenient pedal bus.
Take in the beautiful scenery along the Riverwalk and Downtown Marina, each exhibiting historic architecture and hosting a myriad of seasonal events. Roll along the waterfront of Lake Monroe and Ft. Mellon Park, stopping at local pubs and eateries for drinks and snacks. Partake from a craft beer-lover's paradise, sipping from local breweries serving craft beers, channeling your energy into collective movement. Read More close
Climb to the top of a state-of-the-art multilevel launch tower, and learn about the safety procedures from a friendly guide. Next, put on your harness and get ready to soar over the treetops. Dangle in the air over the homes of several of the park's stars—including the Cuban and Nile crocodiles—before passing over the alligator breeding marsh, where over 130 giant alligators watch you from below. The zipline covers a total of about 1,200 feet (370 m), and maintains a height over several stories in the air.
Afterward, enjoy admission to the park, choosing from a wide range of exciting attractions, including the reptile shows, boardwalk over the marsh, aviary, and petting zoo. Encounter Florida wildlife, including pythons and lizards, in addition to the supporting stars of the park—some truly incredible birds such as great egrets, herons, and wood storks. Read More close
Embark on a spectacular adventure through the oceans of the world. Discover an aquarium where you can explore the beautiful tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, find out the secrets of the Atlantic, and be amazed by the wonders of the Pacific. Encounter stunning blooms of jellyfish, spot a giant Pacific octopus lurking in a sunken shipwreck, and come nose-to-nose with a green sea turtle.
Gaze in awe at breathtaking underwater creatures as you walk through themed habitats, and then pop up in the bubble tanks for an astonishingly close view. This amazing venue puts the world's oceans on display, helping to spread the message of protecting them for generations to come. With fun talks, animal feeds, and even an ocean-themed children’s play area, to get any closer, you’d have to get wet!
With your ticket to SEA LIFE Aquarium, you also have the option to purchase discounted admission to can't-miss Orlando attractions Madame Tussauds and The Orlando Eye. Read More close
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®.
Experience the power and grace of killer whales in the awe-inspiring Shamu® show One Ocean®. Orcas jump skyward, dancing fountains dot the water, and a Splash Zone seat gives you submerged views of killer whales flapping their fins to drench you with water.
For fast thrills, the Manta® flying roller coaster tilts you parallel to the ground and sends you headfirst on a twisting, plunging trip that starts with an inverted nosedive. At Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®, glide past ethereal, icy sights on a trackless ride to a no-glass penguin exhibit, which gets you closer to the charming birds and lets you feel their ideal frosty conditions.
From high-speed water slides and exhilarating wave pools, to tranquil beaches and the remarkable animal habitats that are the hallmark of SeaWorld®, Aquatica Orlando, SeaWorld's Waterpark™, delights all ages and interests. This one-of-a-kind waterpark is home to some of the world's most thrilling water rides, featuring 38 slides, rivers and lagoons and 84,000 square feet of sparkling white, sandy beaches.
Busch Gardens® Tampa
Take your family to a place where fun comes naturally, Busch Gardens Tampa. Everyone can enjoy the unparalleled mix of animal encounters, captivating shows, and thrilling rides.
Race like a Cheetah aboard Cheetah Hunt, or dive face down at 60 miles per hour on Falcon's Fury™, America's tallest freestanding drop tower.
Treat your family to a tropical oasis, where the fun never sets. Adventure Island®. Enjoy thrilling rides, chilling slides and splashes to delight everyone. Swirl down the wild tubes of Caribbean Corkscrew®, swoosh the 210-ft GulfScream™ descent, or race to the finish on Riptide. Little ones will find adventure too at Fabian’s Funport®, with fountains, splash zones and water slides perfect for pint-sized summer fun.
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Experience the power and grace of killer whales in the awe-inspiring Shamu® show, One Ocean®. Orcas jump skyward, dancing fountains dot the water, and a Splash Zone seat gives you submerged views of killer whales flapping their fins to drench you with water.
For fast thrills, the Manta® flying roller coaster tilts you parallel to the ground and sends you headfirst on a twisting, plunging trip that starts with an inverted nosedive. At Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®, glide past ethereal, icy sights on a trackless ride to a no-glass penguin exhibit, which gets you closer to the charming birds and lets you feel their ideal frosty conditions. Read More close
Get ready for a night out like no other at Señor Frog´s, where the only rule is to have a good time. Make your way to this colorful hotspot after the restaurant turns into a nightclub, with the music pumping, the neon lights glowing, and the tequila flowing.
Grab a yard drink or a cocktail in a palm tree-shaped glass from the open bar, and let your inhibitions go as you get in on silly contests, hilarious karaoke, and the world-famous conga line. Shot girls, a balloon-maker, and an emcee keep the energy level high, and live music or an entertaining DJ make sure fiesta doesn't stop until the clock strikes midnight. Read More close
Located in the growing I-Drive 360 complex, this spine-tingling museum showcases 40 exhibits featuring more than 400 real animal skeletons in clever, never-before-seen poses and dioramas. With up-close views of skeletons from a wide variety of species, this unique attraction is sure to give you a whole new respect for the animal kingdom.
As you meander along the informative exhibits, see a range of diverse species, learn about the animal kingdom, and get an up-close view of an elephant skeleton. Each skeleton can take more than 500 hours to prepare and filling a museum with more than 400 of them is sure to leave you speechless. Read More close
Celebration is a Disney-created neighborhood, offering up a variety of shopping and dining options, particularly on its most famous street, Market Street. The town itself remains directly connected to the Walt Disney World resorts via one of its primary streets, World Drive, which begins near the Magic Kingdom. Take your pick of one of many restaurants located in Celebration, and let your limousine driver escort you around town.
Take some time to stroll and discover the town, then hop in the limousine and head to Old Town Kissimmee. With an amazing 75 stores that carry an assortment of collector’s items, the area offers many things to see and do. Hop on an exciting ride and feed the thrill-seeker in you, or relax on smaller rides for the tiny family members. Peruse the area and visit bars, play games, and take photos.
At the end of the evening, chill out in the limousine as you depart Old Town Kissimmee and head back to your hotel. Read More close
Arrive at the ranch and meet your tour guide to begin a day of exciting ATV fun. After getting orientated with your vehicle and learning important safety lessons, set off on your swamp buggy to explore the ranch. The Partin family is one of Central Florida’s pioneer ranching families and you can expect to learn a wealth of information and history from them.
You can see firsthand the birthplace of cowboys and ranching in the United States, learn where the Florida Cracker Cow came from, and see what Florida looked like 1,000 years ago. Hand feed ranch cows right from the buggy. Also, you have the chance to see many types of wildlife—deer, hogs, turkey, and many native birds. Keep your camera ready to capture precious memories and sights on this one-of-a-kind tour. Read More close
Hop into one of 30 spacious, high-tech viewing capsules and be effortlessly lifted up 400 feet (121 m), experiencing breathtaking 360-degree views of the surrounding Central Florida landscape. The Orlando Eye is the tallest observation wheel on the East Coast, and its gradual rotation gives you an ever-changing perspective. Each capsule has Apple iPad Air tablets that allow you to explore and learn more about the city sights in several languages, effectively letting you delve beyond what the eye can see.
A flight on the Orlando Eye lifts you high enough to see the skyline of downtown Orlando, the colorful rides of nearby theme parks, beautiful lakes and lush landscapes, and views that stretch all the way to Cape Canaveral on Florida's coast.
With your ticket to The Orlando Eye, you also have the option to purchase discounted admission to can't-miss Orlando attractions Madame Tussauds and SEA LIFE Aquarium. Read More close
Enter the intimate theater of only 125 seats and enjoy a variety of unlimited beer, wine, or soda. As the salad is served, your entertainer for the night takes the stage.
See an audience member take part in the magic, as 1 of their personal items disappears and then thankfully reappears, right before your eyes. Enjoy clever jokes set to music as freshly hand-tossed cheese and pepperoni pizza make their way to your table. Leave the theater with your funny bone tickled and your tummy filled. Read More close
Step into a 20,000-square-foot (1,850-sq-m) facility comprised of exhibits, artifacts, and full-scale reproductions of ship locations like the Grand Staircase, a First Class Cabin, the Verandah Cafe, and the boilers. Next, step out onto the Promenade Deck where you can walk beneath the stars as you are enveloped by the chill of the Atlantic Ocean air.
Entertaining actors in authentic period costumes serve as your tour guides as they portray Titanic passengers and deliver firsthand accounts of their experience on her maiden—and final—voyage. With guides such as Captain Smith and Margaret Brown, hear stories straight from the mouths of passengers aboard the most infamous ship in history.
Tour exhibits that showcase well over 400 artifacts and historical treasures, including the so-called Little Big Piece, a section of the ship's hull weighing in at 3 tons, the second largest piece of the Titanic ever recovered. As you tour the museum, experience all the allure and spectacle of this doomed ship that still lies in the depths of the Atlantic. Read More close
Finally, get an up-close look at the coastal launch pads and see the Apollo/Saturn V Center, home of the largest moon rocket ever built, standing at 363 feet (110 m). End your day at the IMAX® theater with virtual trips to the International Space Station and the Hubble Space Telescope, seeing them in 3-D on a 5-story screen. Read More close
But on select nights between September 16 and October 31, 2016, the streets of Universal Studios Florida™ theme park come alive with hordes of horrifying mutants, monsters, and maniacs. Throughout the night, you are completely immersed in the worlds of the biggest names in horror. You can explore terrifying haunted houses, each remarkably themed and detailed by Universal’s designers and special effects wizards.
Make your way through multiple "scare zones" where gory and grotesque creatures lurk around every turn. Roar with laughter at outrageous live shows and experience many of the park’s most exciting rides and attractions.
Halloween Horror Nights™ is an 8-time winner of Amusement Today’s "Best Halloween Event" Golden Ticket award. It’s an event not to be missed. Add Halloween Horror Nights™ to your daytime fun at Universal Orlando™ Resort for the ultimate in thrills and chills. Read More close
Enjoy gravity-defying, pulse-pounding thrills at Universal's Islands of Adventure™. Soar above Hogwarts™ in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Hogsmeade™, help save the city on The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®, and escape the jaws of a T-rex on the Jurassic Park River Adventure®.
Right next door, go beyond the screen—behind the scenes—and jump right into the action of your favorite films at Universal Studios Florida™. Here, experience the magic and excitement of all- new land The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Diagon Alley™, join the battle on TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D, and be transformed into a Minion on the 3D ride Despicable Me Minion Mayhem.
Enjoy the best in casual and fine dining, live music, movies, shopping, miniature golf, the world-renowned Blue Man Group, and more at Universal CityWalk®, The Entertainment Capital of Orlando.
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Magic Kingdom® Park
Experience the timeless enchantment of fantasy, adventure, and the promise of tomorrow. Fairytale dreams come true for children of all ages at Magic Kingdom® Park.
Discover worlds of wonder, the power of imagination and a magnificent showcase of nations. Explore exciting attractions, enchanting international pavilions, award-winning fireworks and seasonal special events at Epcot®.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
Star in your own showbiz adventure and play in worlds from some of your favorite Disney stories. Movie magic comes to life at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, awash in the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s Golden Age.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom®
Explore the wild side of Disney and discover the wonders of nature. Encounter exotic animals and exciting adventures at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, one of the largest animal theme parks in the world.
Magic Your Way Ticket Options
Add more flexibility with the Park Hopper® Option - Want to enjoy more than one Theme Park per day? Add the Park Hopper® Option. With so much to see and do, you'll love the ability to come and go as you please through all four Walt Disney World® Theme Parks on the same day for each day of your ticket.
Add even more fun with the Water Park Fun & More Option - A great way to add more Disney fun beyond the Theme Parks! This option provides a certain number of visits, based on the length of the ticket purchased. For each visit, you can choose one of the following: Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park1, Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park1, Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course2 (greens fees), ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex3, Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course4 (before 4 p. m. ) or Disney’s Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Course4 (before 4 p. m. ).
Save even more when you bundle the Park Hopper® and the Water Park Fun & More Option.
Disclaimer: Tickets and Options are nontransferable and expire 14 days after first use of the Ticket. Does not include activities/events separately priced. Visiting multiple Theme Parks on the same day requires the Park Hopper® Option. 1 Water Parks subject to rehabilitation, seasonal and weather closures. Age restrictions may apply for access to certain facilities. 2 Tee times required and subject to availability. 3 Valid only on event days. Some events require an additional admission charge. There are no events on certain days. Days and hours of operation of concessions, venues and attractions varies. 4 Valid for one round. Only one miniature golf course visit per day. Read More close
Be one of the first to experience the thrill of Aqua Drag Racer, new in 2014. You begin 65 feet (20 m) above the ground and reach screaming speeds while sliding down 350 feet (107 m) on 1 of 4 twisting tracks. Next, grab 3 of your friends and groove to the tunes of the 70s while coasting down Disco H2O™.
Take a lunch break at Manny's Pizza or one of the other 3 eateries. After lunch, bask in the sun on the sandy white beach and watch the wake skaters wipe out.
Let the tunes of the Beach Club pump you up for more slides and head to Brain Wash™. Get ready to brave the floor-dropping, heart-pounding, thrill of the Bomb Bay. End your day catching some waves at Surf Lagoon and relaxing in the Lazy River. Read More close
After convenient pickup from your hotel, meet your friendly guide and board an fan-propelled airboat for a journey into the lands that make up the Everglades. No new home developments or signs of human life are in sight—it's just you and the gators, birds, eagles, trees, and plants that make up these stunning wetlands.
After the airboat tour, climb atop an elevated swamp buggy as you explore one of Florida's oldest working cattle ranches. Learn the history of the cattle industry and its importance to the state's economy, and get a look at other animals including wild deer, hogs, and turkeys. Now that you've worked up an appetite, tuck into a barbecue feast featuring pulled pork, chicken, and cheeseburgers.
After you've filled your tummy and licked your fingers clean, continue your adventure at the Wild Florida Wildlife Park, where more than 100 species of native and exotic animals are on display. Enter the facility and see lemurs, porcupines, and enormous alligators that you have the chance to feed. Your experience ends with a hassle-free ride back to your hotel. Read More close
Spend some time with a highly experienced animal trainer on this informative and exciting tour. As you explore the nooks and crannies of the 15-acre (6-ha) park, see all the hard work and dedication that goes into taking care of the animals. Meet the many varieties of native wildlife and exotic species, snap some photos with the American alligators, and even throw the gators some food.
Your group is led by an expert offering educational commentary about the many animals at the park—including deer, turkey, raccoons, lemurs, alligators, and a variety of birds. At Wild Florida, located on the wondrous Everglades, learn about the habits and habitats, enjoy a pony ride, and test your courage by holding a live alligator. Read More close
Enter the Natural Disasters section and feel hurricane-force winds and the sensation of an earthquake. Dip your hands into water 28 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 2 degrees C) to see how long you would have survived the sinking of the Titanic.
Clear your mind of all thought to try to win a game of MindBall. Make a bubble larger than your own body at the Bubble Lab before heading to the Imagination Lab.
Don a space suit at Space Discovery and test your ability to withstand mach 1. 8 (1,190 mph) on an F18 Hornet fighter jet. Enjoy the Far Out Illusion Gallery before you make your way to the exit, only to be reminded once again that you're in an upside-down building. Read More close
After checking in, board your transport vehicle and head deep into the wilderness. Climb up to the observation deck to reach the first of 7 ziplines.
Upon reaching the 2nd platform, take a moment to take in your surroundings, as you're able to see almost 10 miles (17 km) into the distance. In between up to 30-mile-per-hour (48. 2-km/h) zips, you stroll across 4 sky bridges. As you complete your final zip across the forest, you begin to think of all the ways to brag about flying a span of 2 football fields.
Take a short walk along a nature trail before boarding the shuttle back to the visitor center.
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