Orlando

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Spend a week or two in this family-friendly city to enjoy Florida’s warm sunshine. Visit a different theme park every day.

Since the first theme parks in Orlando opened over 60 years ago, the region has grown to have over 20 amusement parks appealing to varying interests. Enjoy attractions built around entertainment giants, water parks, educational sites and even a spiritual center.

Quarterback Phil Simms first proclaimed, “I’m going to Disney World!” after winning the 1987 Super Bowl. This expression has become a vacation theme for millions of Americans. Visit Disney’s popular Magic Kingdom® Park, with favorite rides for kids and adults, see the world at Epcot®, explore Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and Disney'sHollywood Studios® or splash in Disney's Blizzard BeachWater Park and Disney'sTyphoon LagoonWater Park.

Universal Orlando Resort features The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and other Islands of Adventure®, along with Volcano Bay™ water park. Watch films being made at Universal Studios Florida®.

Water creatures are central to SeaWorld® Orlando Resort. Observe dolphins, penguins, whales, manatees, sharks and turtles. Take an Up-Close Tour for a hands-on experience, swim with dolphins at Discovery Cove® and have some excitement at Aquatica water park.

Ride a zip line or wrestle alligators at Gatorland®, an Orlando favorite since 1949. Marvel at huge models at Legoland® Florida and enjoy rides past giant Lego dinosaurs. Fun Spot America Theme Park, with locations in Orlando and Kissimmee, has a wooden roller coaster and multi-level go-kart tracks.

Make learning fun at the Kennedy Space CenterSMVisitor Complex, where you can talk with astronauts and see rockets that have flown in space. Be inspired at the Holy Land Experience, a living biblical museum.

Spend time appreciating Orlando’s attractions away from busy theme parks. Paddle across Lake Eola, shop at outlet malls, play golf, smell the roses at Harry P. Leu Gardens, enjoy visual arts at the Orlando Museum of Art and experience hands-on exhibits at the Orlando Science Center.

Check the websites of Orlando’s theme parks for special multi-day rates and accommodations packages. Some resorts offer free transportation from Orlando International Airport if you stay at the resorts.

Where to stay in Orlando

The Grand Orlando Resort at Celebration
The Grand Orlando Resort at Celebration
3.5 out of 5
2900 Parkway Blvd, Kissimmee, FL, 34747
Fully refundable
The price is AU$97 per night from 1 Aug. to 2 Aug.
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly hotel in Kissimmee. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
2.9/5 (4,379 reviews)
"Worth every penny"

Reviewed on 5 Jul. 2022

The Grand Orlando Resort at Celebration
Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
6550 Adventure Way, Orlando, FL, 32819
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$359 per night from 1 Aug. to 2 Aug.
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly resort in Orlando. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (3,962 reviews)
"It was our first time overall we had a good experience. I went years ago when staying on the property entitled you to a fast pass. I know its different now but everything is very expensive. Dining was good but not what I expected figured you have more restaurant style but I know its designed for ..."

Reviewed on 3 Jul. 2022

Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites - Waterpark, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites - Waterpark, an IHG Hotel
3.5 out of 5
14500 Continental Gateway, Orlando, FL, 32821
The price is AU$179 per night from 10 Jul. to 11 Jul.
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly resort in Orlando. Enjoy 2 outdoor pools, 3 hot tubs and a water park. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
3.4/5 Good! (2,447 reviews)
"I enjoyed that they have a waterpark on they ground. Staff is nice, just wish they would clean the more everyday because people are coming from pool and beach have sand everywhere"

Reviewed on 5 Jul. 2022

Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites - Waterpark, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando
DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando
4 out of 5
5780 Major Blvd, Orlando, FL, 32819
The price is AU$155 per night from 1 Aug. to 2 Aug.
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly hotel in Orlando. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (5,534 reviews)
"Like everything but hotel kind of old"

Reviewed on 2 Jul. 2022

DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando
Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
6550 Adventure Way, Orlando, FL, 32819
The price is AU$359 per night from 1 Aug. to 2 Aug.
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly resort in Orlando. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (3,962 reviews)
"It was our first time overall we had a good experience. I went years ago when staying on the property entitled you to a fast pass. I know its different now but everything is very expensive. Dining was good but not what I expected figured you have more restaurant style but I know its designed for ..."

Reviewed on 3 Jul. 2022

Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites - Waterpark, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites - Waterpark, an IHG Hotel
3.5 out of 5
14500 Continental Gateway, Orlando, FL, 32821
The price is AU$179 per night from 10 Jul. to 11 Jul.
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly resort in Orlando. Enjoy 2 outdoor pools, 3 hot tubs and a water park. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
3.4/5 Good! (2,447 reviews)
"I enjoyed that they have a waterpark on they ground. Staff is nice, just wish they would clean the more everyday because people are coming from pool and beach have sand everywhere"

Reviewed on 5 Jul. 2022

Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites - Waterpark, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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