orlando

The theme park capital of the world!

orlando

The theme park capital of the world!

orlando

The theme park capital of the world!

orlando

The theme park capital of the world!

orlando

The theme park capital of the world!

orlando

The theme park capital of the world!

The City Beautiful

Where magic meets adventure for tourists and families alike
Famous home to Walt Disney World Resort - more than 25,000 acres of major theme parks, water parks and resorts, including Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT, Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park.

Orlando is also home to Universal Orlando Resort, with Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure, adding cinematic thrills, including the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Beyond the theme parks, Orlando has a vibrant dining and entertainment scene with areas like Disney Springs, Universal CityWalk and ICON Park offering diverse options for shopping, relaxation, and fun. While space enthusiasts must visit nearby Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral for a fascinating journey through space exploration history.

Orlando is the ultimate family destination that unveils its wonders best with our recommended 14-day Ultimate Orlando itinerary - where every day is a new chapter in the book of unforgettable experiences.

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Things to see & do

Browse through our recommended selection of things to see and do in Orlando. Many of these are included in our suggested itineraries, however, if there is
anything you see that particularly takes your interest, please let us know and we will include it in your holiday package or put you in touch with the right people.

Kennedy Space Centre

Be awe-struck at the Kennedy Space Centre as you step into the realm of space exploration with a front-row seat at NASA's iconic launch site and Visitor Center, located about an hour's drive from Orlando. Get an up close and personal view of space exploration with a fantastic selection of spacecraft exhibits and experiences that bring the mysteries of space closer than you ever imagined. Highly recommended. 

Magic Kingdom Park

Step into the enchanting world of Magic Kingdom Park, the heartbeat of Disney’s spectacular Walt Disney World Resort and a magical world of fairy tales and enchantment. Home to iconic attractions like Cinderella Castle, Main Street, U.S.A., and Fantasyland, where nostalgia meets excitement and classic Disney characters come to life. Never disappoints, and an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages.

Vineland Premium Outlets

Score big at the Vineland Premium Outlets, a laid-back, open-air shopping haven that is the go-to spot for bargain hunters. Get ready to shop 'til you drop with more than 150 designer and brand-name stores offering high-quality products at discounted prices - discover your favourite brands without breaking the bank!

 

Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Visit the wild and wonderful Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, where adventure and wonder collide - whether you're a wildlife enthusiast, adrenaline junkie, or someone just seeking a unique escape. Embark on a leisurely safari through the park, where exotic animals roam freely and explore mystical lands like Pandora - The World of Avatar. And thrill seekers brace yourself for Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain, a coaster that'll have you on the edge of your seat.

Experience live sport

Experience live sport - the American way! Catch the adrenaline, the cheers, and the thrill of a live game - because experiencing sports the American way is an absolute must! Orlando is home to NBA’s Orlando Magic and the Orlando City soccer team. Chat with Travel USA to score your tickets and we'll look to lock in your seats before you even pack your bags!

Universal Studios Florida

Dive headfirst into the “reel” world of Universal Studios Florida and get ready for an action-packed adventure. Journey through the silver screen where every corner holds a piece of cinematic magic and where, you're not just a spectator; you're a participant as you venture into the worlds of beloved franchises like Harry Potter, Fast And Furious, Transformers and much, much more. 

Gatorland

Take lots of snaps at Gatorland, a unique wildlife park that invites you to get up close and personal with thousands of alligators, crocodiles, and other fascinating animals. And don’t miss the adrenaline pumping Screamin' Gator Zip Line for an extra thrill. A wild adventure where every snapshot tells a story of the incredible creatures that call Gatorland home. 

Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park

Chill out at Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, an alpine-inspired, winter wonderland with a creative twist that invites you to a ‘melting’ ski resort, transforming snowy slopes into a refreshing escape. Escape the heat on thrilling water slides, wave pools, and lazy rivers - a frosty adventure where you can splash your way through a snow-filled paradise.

Museum of Illusions

Experience mind-bending wonders at the Museum of Illusions as you immerse yourself in a world of perception and deception - where illusions challenge your mind and play tricks on your eyes. Don't forget your phone - because in this captivating realm, nothing is as it appears! 

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Step into the heart of cinema magic at Disney's Hollywood Studios where a dazzling combination of entertainment and movie magic awaits. Immerse yourself in attractions inspired by beloved films and TV shows, where thrilling rides, live performances and interactive experiences bring the silver screen to life. From the galactic wonders of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge to the playful charm of Toy Story Land, your ticket to this cinematic adventure awaits! 

 

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Be transported back to Medieval Times, a dinner extravaganza that throws you into the midst of jousting tournaments where knights clash in epic battles. Meanwhile, diners ditch the utensils for a hearty feast fit for kings and queens. The perfect blend of live entertainment and interactive dining, serving up a family-friendly medieval adventure.

EPCOT

Discover the underestimated magic of EPCOT. This Disney gem invites you to experience the thrill of the fully enclosed reverse-launch coaster, Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, embark on your choice of mission at Mission: SPACE, go Soarin’ Around The World and design your own virtual concept car at Test Track Presented by Chevrolet. Then stroll through World Showcase - a lakefront area boasting 11 country-themed pavilions and authentic cuisines. 

Titanic - The Artifact Exhibition

Step back in time to 1912 as you take a poignant journey through the life and legacy of the iconic ship, Titanic. Visitors can walk through meticulously recreated rooms, view authentic artifacts recovered from the wreck and hear personal stories of the passengers and crew. A must-see for history enthusiasts and those captivated by the enduring tale of the Titanic.

LEGOLAND Florida

Embark on a block building adventure at LEGOLAND Florida, a family-friendly theme park, designed for kids aged 2 to 12. Enjoy interactive attractions, whimsical rides, and captivating shows at this vibrant world inspired by everyone's favourite LEGO bricks.  A brick-tastic journey awaits, promising a day of imaginative fun for the entire family.

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

Dive into an aquatic adventure at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. Disney’s tropical oasis with a playful twist unfolds the tale of a shipwrecked cargo vessel, setting the stage for a uniquely adventurous atmosphere. Brace yourself for a splashing good time with a variety of thrilling water slides, lazy rivers, and wave pools that cater to all ages. 

Rock n Roll Heaven

Amplify your music collection at Rock n Roll Heaven, an epic record store and a haven for music enthusiasts. Browse your way through a fantastic assortment of new and used LPs, rare music memorabilia, concert posters, and more. Whether you're a vinyl collector or a music lover on the hunt, this is your go-to destination to add some rock 'n' roll magic to your collection!

Disney Springs Area

Shop, dine and be entertained at Disney Springs Area – a themed retail, dining and entertainment centre inspired by Florida's charming waterfront towns. Wander through this fun-filled area and choose from a wide, diverse selection of restaurants, shops, and family-friendly attractions. With live entertainment also in the air, Disney Springs is a magnetic hub for both locals and tourists.

ICON Park

Visit the vibrant world of ICON Park, an entertainment venue offering a wide range of shopping, entertainment and dining options including live music at Blake Shelton’s Ole Red restaurant, and Gordon Ramsay’s Fish & Chips. Also known for ‘The Wheel’, a 120-metre-tall observation wheel that provides views of the city and home to the Museum of Illusions and Madame Tussauds.

SeaWorld Orlando

Dive into the aquatic wonders of SeaWorld Orlando. A marine adventure like no other at this world-renowned attraction where thrills, live animal shows and mesmerising marine life exhibits collide in a splash of excitement. Get ready for a roller coaster of emotions as you embark on thrilling rides that'll leave you breathless. But that's not all - SeaWorld is a stage for incredible live animal shows from dolphin encounters to graceful stingrays and the majestic orcas. 

Explore Orlando with the Go City Pass

With Travel USA and Go City, sightseeing couldn’t be easier. One pass, one price, all the sights - save up to 50% on the best attractions, tours, and activities - see more, spend less! From Everglades adventures to unmissable Orlando experiences, we've got you covered!

N.B. The all-inclusive pass is included in Travel USA’s Orlando and selected Florida packages giving you unlimited access to more than 35 attractions, tours, and activities during your stay.

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