Top Orlando Attractions

The first step to planning your Orlando vacation is to discover all that this magical destination has to offer. Explore Disney’s theme parks, splash about the water parks, swim with dolphins or go behind the scenes of your favorite movie. We have chosen the top attractions to share with you to make your planning that much easier.


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  • It all began at Disney’s Magic Kingdom, an enchanting destination where fairy tale dreams come true. Explore the six whimsical lands, make memories with your favorite Disney characters, and end your magical day with an amazing fireworks show. 
  • Ignite your imagination in Future World and World Showcase at Epcot. Explore technological innovations and exciting attractions as entertainment and education come together. 
  • Explore the unique lands of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Roam with wild animals on a Safari Trek and discover high-speed thrills on the rides. From bugs and butterflies to tigers and gorillas, the Animal Kingdom is home to more than 2,000 animals across 300 species. A celebration of all living things. 
  • Experience the glitz and glamor of the movies at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Exhilarating attractions, big-screen excitement, and vibrant entertainment await you. 
  • Perfect for all ages is Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. Swim with the sharks at Shark Reef or hang ten on the waves at the Surf Pool. The kids will love the kid-size slides and features in the activity areas. 
  • A fun ski-resort theme sets the tone at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park. Toboggan you way along the hilly slalom course, zip down the slopes of the waterslides or float the tranquil river waters. Note that this park has a few more height restrictions than Typhoon Lagoon. 
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  • SeaWorld Orlando is both a theme park and a marine park offering excitement and education. Experience amazing animal encounters and marvel at the performances of SeaWorld’s top animal stars before heading to explore the thrilling roller coasters. 
  • Swim alongside dolphins at SeaWorld Set amidst a tropical theme, Aquatica is SeaWorld’s latest water park with thrilling rides and activities for all ages. 
  • Embark on a breathtaking tropical journey at Discovery Cove, a world of white-sand beaches, reefs teeming with tropical fish, and aviaries of tropical birds. Swim with the dolphins and snorkel the reefs at this exceptional all-inclusive day resort. 
  • Universal Orlando is an epic adventure of its own. Go behind the scenes of your favorite movies at Universal Studios and explore the Islands of Adventure from Toon Lagoon and Jurassic Park to Marvels Super Hero Island and the castle gates of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. For extraordinary entertainment enjoy a performance of the world-renowned Blue Man Group at Universal CityWalk - ‘where the streets are paved with excitement’. 
  • Let the kids take control at the amazing Legoland.  Enjoy endless shows and entertainment, or simply float down the lazy river on a self-built Lego brick raft! The ultimate day adventure for the little kids and every Lego-lovers dream! 
  • Orlando’s best ‘half-day attraction’ is Gatorland, a wildlife preserve of alligators, crocodiles, animal shows, and a thrilling Gator zipline. Enter the world famous gator mouth entrance for hours of fun. 
  • International Drive is the entertainment hub of Orlando, home to “Restaurant Row” a 1-mile stretch of amazing restaurant options from kid-friendly eateries to fine-dining. Along International Drive, you will also find other major Orlando attractions such as Wonderworks, Ripley’s Believe it or Not, The Orlando Odditorium and Pirate’s Cove Mini Golf. 
  • Shopping is a major attraction for many Orlando visitors. Go bargain hunting at Premium Outlets or browse the high-end stores at The Mall at Millenia, The Florida Mall or Pointe Orlando. Head to the tree-lined Park Avenue in Winter Park to stroll the cobblestoned streets lined with eclectic boutiques, art galleries, and outdoor cafes or search for treasures on Antiques Row. 
Remember there is so much more to Orlando than theme parks and major attractions. Take a look at our recommendations for free Orlando attractions and destinations off the beaten track to find more adventures to include on your trip!