Orlando Attractions Guide
Orlando Resorts near Disney World
IN THE MIDDLE OF THE MAGIC
Looking for fun things to do in Orlando? Orlando vacation attractions are only minutes from Floridays Resort Orlando. Floridays Resort Orlando is located on a lush, 20-acre property on an upscale section of International Drive near Lake Buena Vista, central to Orlando's tourist district and many area attractions. SeaWorld, Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando and more are just minutes away from Floridays Resort Orlando. Enjoy the sunshine and gorgeous Orlando weather while enjoying nearby shopping and dining options.
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WALT DISNEY WORLD
Without a doubt, the most famous family entertainment complex in the universe, Walt Disney World is the magical oasis of four exciting theme parks, two water parks – Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon - exciting attractions, themed resorts, scores of restaurants and shops, lively entertainment and nightclub districts, a wilderness area, and two cruise ships. With a stay at Floridays Resort Orlando, you will be right near the magic to explore day after day!
Enjoy family fun and entertainment at Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, Downtown Disney, and Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex . Our beautiful hotel is sure to make your vacation memorable even outside the park. Orlando is a city full of pulse-pounding rides, innovative attractions, family shows, live entertainment, unique shopping and delightful Disney magic sure to enchant your spirit!
UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT
Experience the excitement of two spectacular theme parks, non-stop nightlife, and more at Universal Orlando® Resort. Here you’ll save the city from certain doom with Spider-Man®. Escape the jaws of a hungry T-rex in Jurassic Park®. Be transformed into a Minion on the heartwarming and hilarious 3-D ride based on Despicable Me. Help save the Princess in Shrek 4-D. And join the battle on the new TRANSFORMERS™: The Ride–3D, now open. It’s an entire universe of action, fun, and excitement that takes you and your family where you never thought you’d go. Vacation Like You Mean It, at Universal Orlando® Resort.
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Explore the mysteries of the sea with fun animal interactions and learning experiences with killer whales, sharks, dolphins, and sea lions. Touch gentle dolphins, feed sea lions and count the teeth on a giant shark at hands-on marine attractions like Dolphin Cove, Stingray Lagoon and Shark Encounter. Enjoy thrills and excitement on state-of-the-art rides, such as Kraken, Journey to Atlantis, Wild Arctic and Shamu’s Happy Harbor Rides.
SeaWorld's Water park Aquatica is a magical water park and marine adventure land with amazing animal exhibits and wild water rides and slides – from serene to extreme. Splash into fun in the giant waves pools - Cutback Cove & Big Surf Shores – or play with the dolphins at Dolphin Plunge. Float down Loggerhead Lane through an underwater world colored by exotic tropical fish, race through white waters on Poa’s Rapids, zoom through a 6-story maze of twists, turns, and tunnels on Walhalla Wave or brave the wackiest water ride ever – Tassie’s Twisters. The biggest thrill ride in the park, Taumata Racer is a high-speed mat ride down a staggeringly steep hill. Encounter exotic animals such as the black-and-white Commerson's Dolphins, the leggy spoonbill and the kookaburra.
Wet 'n Wild
Check out its newest attraction, Blastaway Beach™ - a family-friendly, sandcastle-themed water playground. It’s expected to be the largest water playground of its kind in Florida and Wet ‘n Wild’s first new attraction in over four years. Built around a sandcastle rising 60-feet high, Blastaway Beach™ spans an acre and features 15 slides and expands across two pools with 160 soakers, jets, waterfalls and water cannons. Designed especially for families, the new area has a single entrance and exit, creating a secluded environment that is safe and fun for all ages.
Enjoy knee skiing and wake skating at the Wake Zone, featuring Knee Ski, a half-mile knee-boarding course. Get fast and wet on Mach 5, a twisting head-first flume that drops 1700 feet. Disco H2O, an enclosed flume ride, sends rafters flying through sights and sounds of the '70s. Jump on The Flyer, a six-story toboggan that runs through 450 feet of banked curves, and the Surge, one of the longest and fastest tubes in the country. Ride Raging Rapids, a white-water run with a waterfall plunge, and Brain Wash, a 6-story extreme tube. (407) 351-1800
Discovery Cove was created to provide a whole new generation the opportunity to interact more closely with marine mammals. Splash into tropical adventure, play among lush scenery, relax on a beautiful beach or swim under a cascading waterfall. Your family will love swimming with playful bottlenose dolphins, snorkeling with fish, and interacting with marine life, birds, and rays in a magical and tropical adventure land. Discover a destination full of adventure as you snorkel with thousands of rays and exotic fish, explore the splendor of coral reefs and grottos or feel the calm of this beautiful private setting. (407) 370-1428
WILD FLORIDA AIRBOATS
Explore our amazing park full of zebras, watusi, deer, water buffalo, emu, wild boar, zebu and monster alligators. Visit the tropical bird aviary, gift shop and discover the Hawk Swamp boardwalk through a pristine Florida cypress swamp ecosystem. Enjoy natural Florida on our 500 foot dock that overlooks the swamp or get your picture taken while holding a baby alligator. With over 100 native and exotic animals, birds and alligators we promise an adventure you'll never forget!
While you are there, upgrade your ticket to take an airboat eco-tour deep into the headwaters of the Everglades. Get a closer look at beautiful Florida wildlife as you glide through 100,000 acres of untouched nature preserve. Wild Florida Airboats offers an array of fun for the whole family. Groups of all sizes or individuals are welcome.
Start your natural Orlando vacation today with an eco-tour on one of the new Coast Guard certified airboats. Come, see what Florida is REALLY all about, and come to Wild Florida.
LEGOLAND Florida is a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. With more than 50 rides, shows and attractions and the LEGOLAND Water Park, LEGOLAND is geared towards family fun! LEGOLAND Florida is open daily, but is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday during specific periods. Please view the operating calendar before your visit. Toll and ticket booths open approx. 45 minutes prior to Park opening.
LEGOLAND Florida is located in Winter Haven, Florida, 45 minutes southwest of Orlando and 45 minutes from downtown Tampa.