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 Things To Do in Orlando
  
Things to do in Orlando
Top 10 To Do: 
  1. Walt Disney World: It has four theme parks, twenty-four on site resorts, two water parks, four mini-golf courses, an interactive/video game park, and a shopping and nighttime entertainment area!
  2. Discovery Cove: Adjacent to Sea World, this water wildlife park offers visitors the chance to swim with dolphins, relax on sandy beaches or view beautiful coral.
  3. Universal Studios Orlando: Is comprised of two amusement parks, three on-site hotels, and the Citywalk area. 
  4. SeaWorld: SeaWorld Orlando is the world's premiere marine adventure park with 200 acres of world-class shows, thrilling rides and unforgettable animal encounters.
  5. Epcot Center: Here you can experience the wonders of our world and explore cultures from around the globe.  Explore Epcot Center the theme park that ignites the senses and sets your spirits soaring!
  6. Disney-MGM Studios: One of four separate theme parks within the Disney World complex. Site of the film and television studios of the Disney Company where visitors can "co-star" in a t.v. show or get a chance to watch a film or television production in the making.
  7. Blizzard Beach: Located just north of the Disney's All-Star Resorts, this ski resort and water adventure park features several slides and a mini-park for children.
  8. Orlando Science Center: The largest of its kind in the Southeast, the Center offers interactive exhibits, including a special area for younger children.
  9. Epcot Divequest: Swim with sharks - as long as you have an open water scuba certificate.
  10. Wet ‘n Wild Orlando: Voted America’s most visited water park by Amusement Business magazine, offers plenty of fun for the whole family.
 
Top 5 Things To See:
  1. The Mall at Millenia: More than just the ultimate shopping destination, this mall treats guests to a sensory experience. Breathtaking architecture creates a distinct environment that exceeds all expectations.
  2. Gatorland: Features 3,000 gators and 89 crocodiles, as well as a number of bird and snake exhibits.
  3. Titanic-The Experience: The permanent exhibit on the Titanic includes artifacts, movie memorabilia and recreated period environments.
  4. Ripley's Believe It or Not: Ripley's collection of stories and artifacts that 'document' the bizarre and incredible.
  5. Downtown Disney: Disney World's shopping and dining area consists of Marketplace, Pleasure Island and West Side.
5 Things to Do With Kids:
  1. Disney's Animal Kingdom: One of four separate theme parks within the Disney World complex. This park lets you explore the unpredictable world of animals on safari, in both their natural habitats and at stage shows.
  2. Magic Kingdom: One of four separate theme parks within the Disney World complex, including famous rides such as Space Mountain, The Haunted Mansion, "It's a Small World" and The Jungle Cruise.
  3. Universal's Islands of Adventure: Five islands feature family fun and adventure: Marvel Super Hero Island, Toon Lagoon, Jurassic Park, The Lost Continent and Seuss Landing.
  4. La Nouba-Cirque du Soleil: Permanent circus performance of La Nouba in a beautiful theater in Downtown Disney.
  5. Typhoon Lagoon: It's a 56 acre tropical tanning zone that’s blessed with a big 4 foot surf wave that runs the entire length of the 2.5 acre lagoon every few minutes.  A fun waterpark!
 
 
Best Time of Year to Visit:  Dec-Feb is high season because temps are in 70's and there is little rain. 
 
 
5 Great Evening Entertainment Options:
  1. Pirate's Dinner Adventure: A dinner show attraction that puts you right in the middle of all of the swashbuckling action. Pirate’s Dinner Adventure is acclaimed as “the world’s most unique interactive dinner show.”
  2. Pleasure Island: Many themed bars and clubs in a six-acre complex in Downtown Disney.
  3. Fantasmic: A live Disney production held at the Hollywood Hills Amphitheater at Disney-MGM Studios featuring Disney characters, performers and pyrotechnics.
  4. Cypress Gardens Adventure Park: Located in nearby Winter Haven, offers an impressive lineup of performers as part of its in-park concert series.  Enjoy it all under the stars!
  5. Bonkerz Comedy Club at CityJazz: At Universal CityWalk Orlando, enjoy shopping, dining and nightlife. Every Thursday through Saturday, enjoy national comics to laugh until your stomach hurts.
5 Great Restaurants:
  1. La Coquina at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress: Styled as a French marketplace, the brunch here offers table after table of tempting fare including fresh fruits and cheeses, hot waffles and pancakes, made-to-order omelets, a variety of pastas, salads, freshly prepared chicken and seafood dishes, and succulent desserts.
  2. Jack’s Place: Takes dining with the stars to a whole new level. A tantalizing menu features prime steaks and fresh seafood in a whimsical atmosphere featuring the world’s largest collection of autographed star caricatures.
  3. Victoria & Albert’s: It is Orlando’s only AAA Five-Diamond restaurant and the crème de la crème of dining at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.  The serene dining room with harp music, butler-style service and an award-winning, seven-course seasonal menu, embodies a spirit of luxury and romance.
  4. California Grill: Offers an unparalleled view of the nightly fireworks at the Magic Kingdom. A farm-fresh seasonal menu is complemented by amazing sushi.
  5. Cheesecake Factory: An amazing place, located in The Mall at Millenia! Enjoy almost every kind of cheesecake you can imagine.  
See Also Links
  1. Wikipedia on Orlando
  2. Orlando Info
  3. Vacations in Orlando

 

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