Vacation Dreams Come True Here
Orlando is a destination where magical experiences touch your heart, adventure tingles your spine and excitement is heard in every giggle and scream. Orlando is where imagination and innovation intersect to create magical experiences for millions of visitors every year.
Only in Orlando can you spend the day flying on gravity-defying roller coasters, immersing yourself in fantasy and diving into uncharted adventures at seven of the top theme parks in the world. For a more laid-back affair, indulge in our relaxing spas and resort pools, connect with Florida's eco-attractions, savor the many flavors of the city's James Beard-nominated chefs and restaurants while finding incredible treasures among the our inspiring arts and culture scene.
There is so much to discover in Orlando - the place where all your vacation dreams come true.
Things to do:
Inside Orlando's Theme Parks
Hold on tight! There's so much to see and do in the theme park capital of the world. Daring thrill rides unlike anywhere else, immersive rides where your imagination takes flight and face-to-face animal encounters are just some of the adventures waiting for you in Orlando.
Dine like a Celebrity
From the most serious of foodies to family-friendly dining, you're sure to find culinary experiences to satisfy every taste. You're in for a treat with Orlando's surprising variety of award-winning restaurants, celebrity chefs, farm-fresh foods and theme park treats. Just come hungry!
Buying souvenirs on vacation doesn't have to mean settling for a roadside t-shirt or drugstore postcards. Shopping while on vacation in Orlando is about retail therapy that is never far from reach among a host of quaint boutiques and expansive shopping malls and brand-name outlets, all within a convenient 15-mile radius.
Dip Into This
Orlando's water parks drench you with waves of fun including plenty of sun and sand, lazy rivers, lush gardens and exhilarating water rides with a twist or two or three. The popular water parks include Aquatica - SeaWorld's Waterpark, Disney's Blizzard Beach, Disney's Typhoon Lagoon and Wet 'n Wild - Orlando, the first major water park in the U.S.
Outdoor Adventure at Its Best
There are unexpected thrills and laid-back experiences to be discovered in Orlando. Orlando's natural attractions can be a respite for those weary of the usual vacation hustle and bustle. Get up close and personal with Florida wildlife on an airboat tour or an eco-safari, and experience Orlando from a different point from hang gliding to hot air ballooning.
Beautifully maintained golf courses, year-round play and stunning course designs make Orlando one of the few places in the world that meets the needs of any passionate golfer. With more than 170 courses, numerous golf resorts and 20-plus golf academies, you'll see why Orlando is a golfer's paradise.
Information provided by: Visit Orlando
"If you are travelling to central Florida during the summer months, be prepared for very hot and humid conditions. Do not be fooled by the state’s nickname, “The Sunshine State”; a daily rainstorm can be expected from May through August. If your stay brings you to Orlando over the winter, be sure to pack a few warm layers- temperatures can be chilly, especially during the evening.
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"Orlando is the theme park capital of the world, proudly boasting seventeen parks in all. The most popular resort areas include Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld. Within these resorts you will find your classic theme parks and water parks. Other amusement attractions in the area include Gatorland, Legoland, The Holy Land Experience, and Kennedy Space Center in nearby Merritt Island. Not all the fun happens inside a theme park. You can also take in a dinner sh
"Orlando is home to world-class cultural institutions. Among those being The Orlando Shakespeare Theater, The Orlando Ballet, and The Orlando Museum of Art. You can also experience local talents at the City Arts Factory or the Central Florida Community Arts."