Things to Do in Orlando
The Theme Park Capital of the World
For most people, Orlando is synonymous with its theme parks – namely Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World. And yet, Orlando is so much more. With its leafy boulevards, vivid cultural scene and several exquisite gardens, the city has enough to entice visitors of all ages. It is hardly surprising then, that Orlando receives upwards of 52 million tourists every year. Orlando’s year-round pleasant weather and warm, happy smiles are even more reasons why you should consider booking a cheap flight to the city, especially if you’re planning a getaway for the entire family. To learn more about the best things to do in Orlando, do take a look at our list of the city’s most popular and beloved attractions.
Universal Orlando Resort
Orlando’s second-largest theme park resort, Universal Orlando comprises of two theme parks and is one of the city’s biggest draws. The resort comprises of several themed areas that are inspired by popular film, television and music franchises, and is designed to offer guests the experience of visiting an actual set. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is one of the resort’s most popular attractions, as is CityWalk – the resort’s entertainment district that has several night clubs, and shopping & dining venues. Universal Orlando also has five hotels that are located in close proximity to the theme parks and are accessible to guests via water taxi or shuttle bus services.
Walt Disney World
Orlando wouldn't quite be what it is today without its iconic Walt Disney World Resort-- the most visited resort in the world. A sprawling 40 sq. mile entertainment complex, Walt Disney World was developed by its founder and namesake (Walt Disney) in the 1960s. Walt Disney World has four theme parks, namely Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's Animal Kingdom, as well as two water parks. It also has four golf courses and several on-site resorts. Journey through the park on the complementary Walt Disney World Monorail System or hop onboard the water taxis and ferries. Before you leave, don't forget to shop for souvenirs at Disney Springs - the outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment complex.