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5 Must Do’s in Orlando and Area

Orlando is more than just theme parks, it has something for everyone from top rated fine dining to natural exhibits. Weather you are visiting as a family, solo, on your honeymoon or with friends, these are the 5 must do’s that will appeal to all type of travelers.

Walt Disney World ranked as the 3rd most visited family attraction in the world, has something for everyone from meeting Micky Mouse and Friends to scary rides such as Space Mountain to different culinary experiences in Epcot. For those that travel for wildlife, Animal Kingdom is the place for you which includes a 20 minute drive on a safari. For those that are travelling with kids, there is something in each of the theme parks, but magical kingdom has the most rides that appeal to the youngest travelers. Hollywood is the perfect for Star Wars fans and it has other attractions for all ages.

A few tips:

  • Staying inside Disney World gets you free parking which can be pricy if you are doing more than one theme park.
  • The App allows you to check wait times, and allows you to see where characters can be found.
  • Drinking lots of water which can be filled up throughout the park can be a big money saver and keeps you hydrated those hot days.

Kissimmee Swamp Tours is the place for those that love nature. Doing the small boat on the Kissimmee lake which is the start of the everglades. The tour lasts about an hour and you see tons of gators small and large. It is also a great way to learn about the environment, birds and of course gators. It is about 1 hour drive from Orlando, but totally worth it.

Legoland Florida is a legoland theme park for those that love Lego. It is about an hour drive from Orlando. For those young visitors that love Peppa Pig there is a special section in the park. It also has a water park to cool off in those hot Florida sunny days. Ranked #.

University Studios is the 2nd most popular attraction in the world. It has beloved characters such as Minions, E.T. and Harry Potter. For those that love Fast and Furious, this place is for you. Universal Volcano Bay is the water park section, which is ideal in hot summer days.

Wekiwa Springs State Park is close to Orlando where you can escape to nature see wildlife, go kayaking or even snorkel. Its a perfect place to take a break from your theme parks days and explore nature.

These are just a few places to visit, visited app has more attractions ranked by popularity and sorted by type of destination or country. Download the free app to discover your next destination.

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