Orlando, Theme Park Destination of the World
Find information & links to entertainment & fun things to do in Central Florida.
Metro Orlando is home to top theme and water parks.
More than 70 million visitors came to Orlando last year to enjoy a unique mix of legendary theme parks, water parks, spectacular museums, world-class entertainment and blockbuster rides and attractions in 2017. It would take about 67 days to visit all of the entertaining offerings in Orlando. Among its claims to fame:
Walt Disney World® Resort
Walt Disney World® Resort has four parks (Animal Kingdom®, Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios® including the new Star Wars: Secrets of the Empireand the Magic Kingdom®), two water parks (Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon), Disney Springs and ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex.
Universal Orlando® Resort
This resort includes three theme parks; Islands of Adventure®, Universal Studios® Florida, based on popular movies and includes CityWalk® and its new water-themed park, Volcano Bay.
At SeaWorld® Orlando, guests enjoy the aquatic world as well as Aquatica® water park and can swim with dolphins at Discovery Cove.
Visit Orlando to find info about the best Florida resident deals, events and activities in Orlando and what’s new. Also, the new Visit Orlando App is a great resource for new residents to download.
Coca-cola Orlando Eye
The 400-foot observation wheel takes guests on an aerial journey of Central Florida, offering 360-degree views of theme parks and attractions and the downtown Orlando skyline. Take in the beautiful views aboard the tallest observation wheel on the North American east coast.
SKELETONS: Animals Unveiled
Skeletons has over 40 exhibits featuring real animal skeletons in clever poses and dioramas. Visitors will leave with a whole new respect for the animal kingdom.
Gatorland spans more than 110 acres of wildlife and includes an aviary, petting zoo and, of course, a marsh full of alligators.
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
This park features Lego-built cities and animals plus interactive exhibits, rides and a waterpark.
Central Florida Fair
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Kennedy Space Center
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
At Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament experience Epic battles of Steel and Steed – a two hour tournament and dinner with feasting, fighting, horses, knights, and more!
Osceola County Fair