Busch Gardens Tampa
3000 East Busch Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612
Busch Gardens Tampa is the ultimate family adventure park, featuring an unparalleled combination of up-close animal encounters, award-winning live entertainment and world-class thrill rides. As one of the top zoos in North America, Busch Gardens brings you face-to-face with more exotic and endangered animals than any destination in the world. Experience a new breed of speed! This new mega-attraction begins at Cheetah Run, just inches away from the world's fastest land animals. Look into their eyes. See them run. It's a new point-of-view guaranteed to get your heart racing. Then join nature's most agile predator as it races across the Serengeti on Cheetah Hunt. This one-of-a-kind launch coaster climbs high above the African landscape, then races along the ground and through a rocky gorge. It's a 4,429' sprint that will take your breath away.
Discovery Cove at Sea World
6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821
Discovery Cove® is an all-inclusive adventure in which guests enjoy a one-of-a-kind opportunity to swim with dolphins, rays and tropical fish and hand-feed exotic birds. At Discovery Cove, guests experience the most exciting animal encounters the world has to offer in a breathtaking tropical atmosphere. Discovery Cove is a paradise of rocky lagoons surrounded by lush landscaping, tropical reefs, winding rivers, a resort-style pool complete with waterfalls, and pristine white-sand beaches. Reservations are required, and daily attendance is limited to approximately 1,300 guests, ensuring no overcrowding.
Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
2901 Osceola Pkwy., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Disney storytelling comes to life in a kingdom brimming with fun, wonder and adventure. Join together with your circle of loved ones to savor thrilling attractions, shows, the majesty of nature and the fascinating animals — real and imagined — that enrich our planet.
Disney's Hollywood Studios®
351 S Studio Dr., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Salute the world of showbiz — from the Hollywood classics of yesteryear to the best in popular entertainment. Take center stage as the star of your own adventure: from rock 'n' roll fantasy to Broadway-style stage spectaculars, from the silver screen to the TV screen to behind the scenes.
Disney's Magic Kingdom® Park
1180 Seven Seas Dr. Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
The world of "make-believe" comes alive in the Magic Kingdom® Park, where new adventures, fantasy, and fun surround you in seven wondrous lands of enchantment.Travel through these lands and see how fantasy becomes reality when you learn how to be a pirate, match wits with funny monsters and conquer mountains. Get swept up in the spectacle of splendid parades and fireworks shows at Magic Kingdom theme park—it's here that dreams come true for children of all ages.
200 Epcot Center Dr., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32821
Explore exciting attractions, enchanting international pavilions, award-winning fireworks and seasonal special events. Celebrating the human spirit, Epcot has 2 distinct realms: Future World, which features technological innovations, and World Showcase, which shares with Guests the culture and cuisine of 11 countries: Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, the United States, Japan, Morocco, France, United Kingdom and Canada.
One LEGOLAND Way, Winter Haven, FL 33884
LEGOLAND® Florida, Central Florida's newest theme park, is a 150-acre interactive theme park with more than 50 rides, shows, attractions, an all-new water park and its newest expansion to Miniland USA, the LEGO®Star WarsTM Miniland Model Display. Just 45 minutes from Orlando and Tampa in Winter Haven, LEGOLAND® Florida is dedicated to families with children ages 2 to 12.
7007 SeaWorld Drive, Orlando, FL 32821
SeaWorld Orlando lets you dive into endless adventures. Be inspired by the all-new TurtleTrek, featuring the worlds only 3D-360 experience that transports you into the amazing world of the turtle and lets you see it in a whole new way. Connect with the sea through up-close animal encounters. Dive into the exhilaration of the sea in the awe-inspiring Shamu show One Ocean, a multisensory celebration that entertains, educates and inspires. Then immerse yourself in the world of the ray before you glide, speed, soar and spin headfirst like a ray on Manta, SeaWorld's flying coaster.
Universal Studios Florida®
1000 Universal Studios Plaza, Orlando, FL 32819
Jump into the action of your favorite movies and TV shows with rides and attractions for all ages. Join the ranks of the minions, literally, on the all-new 3-D ride Despicable Me Minion Mayhem. Save the princess with Shrek and Donkey. Careen through Krustyland with The Simpsons™. Plunge into darkness on Revenge of the Mummy®, and star in a roller coaster music video on Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit®. Plus, don’t miss Universal’s Superstar Parade, featuring characters from Nickelodeon®, the hit comedy Hop, and Despicable Me. In the evening, head to the lagoon for the new nighttime show, Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular–100 Years of Movie Memories, narrated by actor Morgan Freeman.
Universal's Islands of Adventure®
1000 Universal Studios Plaza, Orlando, FL 32819
Explore comic books, timeless tales and blockbuster movies as they come to life right before your eyes! Face the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park® and enter a land where magic is real at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. Soar high above the city streets on The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®, now in high-def 3-D. Go zero to 40mph in 2 seconds flat on The Incredible Hulk Coaster®. Get splash happy with your favorite cartoon characters in the water rides of Toon Lagoon®. And step right into the pages Dr. Seuss’s children’s books in Seuss Landing™. Islands of Adventure is the stuff legends are made of.
Aquatica - SeaWorld's Waterpark
5800 Water Play Way, Orlando, FL 32821
Aquatica, SeaWorld's amazing waterpark, blends up-close animal experiences and waters from serene to extreme with high-speed thrills and wide, sandy beaches. Aquatica features the world's only side-by-side wave pools capable of operating both together and independently, while two winding rivers offer different voyages ranging from relaxing to racing.
Blue Man Group Orlando
6000 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819
Redefine entertainment with Blue Man Group at Universal Orlando® Resort. This world-renowned show is a curiously captivating mash-up of totally unique live music, unexpected humor, and lots of paint! Even before the house lights dim, you’ll start to experience the humor and style that you’ll only find with Blue Man Group. And once the show starts, you’ll never want it to end. Every minute is packed with their unique form of entertainment.
DisneyQuest® Indoor Interactive Theme Park
Downtown Disney Boat Dock, 1780 Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Create your own adventures in this one-of-a-kind indoor, interactive Theme Park bursting with games that give "state-of-the-art" new meaning.
Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park
1534 Blizzard Beach Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Disney legend has it that after a freak winter storm blanketed the area with snow, Florida's first ski resort was born. When temperatures returned to normal, the powdery snow turned to slippery slush. Slalom courses, bobsled and toboggan runs became downhill water slides. The chair lift carried swimmers instead of skiers. The ski jump became the tallest, fastest water slide in the nation.
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
1145 Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Disney legend has it that a furious storm once roared across the sea, hurling surfboards into trees, blowing small boats through roofs and impaling a shrimp boat on a peak of a great volcanic mountain. Left in the typhoon's wake are twisting tides, roaring rapids, wonderful waterways and relaxing rivers. Whether you are navigating the nine exhilarating water slides and streams or conquering one of the world's largest artificially created waves, Typhoon Lagoon promises the most wild, wonderful and wet water adventure known to man or fish.
14501 South Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32837
Take a ride on the new Screamin' Gator Zip Line! Then take the Gatorland Express train and then head on over to Gator Gully Splash Park where kids of all ages can enjoy a good ol' fashioned squirtfest! Don't miss the rare white alligators on display at Gatorland's White Gator Swamp. Featuring four of the world's largest white leucistic alligators known to roam the planet, these giant Ivory colored reptiles are each ten to twelve feet in length and weigh over 800 pounds.
IFLY Orlando Indoor Skydiving
6805 Visitors Circle, Orlando, FL 32819
Experience true free fall conditions, just like skydiving, without having to jump out of an airplane. iFLY's vertical wind tunnel creates a wall-to-wall cushion of air on which you can safely float. There’s no parachute, no jumping and nothing attaching you to planet Earth. It’s just you and the air, and it’s the most incredible adrenaline rush. Children as young as three, to adults as old (or young at heart) as 103 can fly with us. It’s safe for kids, challenging for adults and realistic for skydivers. We provide all the gear and a personal instructor will guide you through your flight.
La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil
Downtown Disney, 1478 East Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Discover an evening like no other: La Nouba™ by Cirque du Soleil, exclusively at the Walt Disney World Resort. Each mesmerizing performance re-imagines reality with breathtaking acrobatics, moving live music, daring and extraordinary feats of imagination – all perfectly choreographed to create an unforgettable theatrical experience that makes the impossible...possible.
Orlando Grand Prix
9550 Parksouth Court, Suite 400, Orlando, FL 32837
Welcome to Florida's premiere indoor go kart racing. Orlando Grand Prix is over 70,000 square feet, completely indoors, and fully air-conditioned. There are two tracks for two completely different racing experiences. Race these tracks with our unique, electric Italian pro-karts that reach speeds of up to 50 mph! Our facility has the latest technology to show your progress. As every race ends, you will have your own personal race results! Even as you are racing, you will also be able to view your lap times from a projector screen located right on the track.
Ripley's Believe it or Not! Orlando Odditorium
8201 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
If you think the building looks bizarre, wait until you see what's inside! Come see what's new! Our amazing 10,0000 square foot "Odditorium" looks like it's falling into a Florida sinkhole. Hundreds of fascinating, outrageous and interactive exhibits will entertain the entire family. Explore an unbelievable variety of artifacts and displays in 16 unique galleries that pay tribute to the odd and the strange, inspired by Robert Ripley himself. Marvel at our collection of weird and unusual relics and rare treasures. Self-guided, self-paced tour allows guests to fully enjoy Orlando's most bizarre attraction. We recommend that you allow at least 90 minutes for a leisurely visit.
Wet 'n Wild - Orlando
6200 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
Nothing brings families together like shared experiences. That's why Wet 'n Wild has more multi-person rides than any other waterpark in Orlando. Climb into the Flyer with the kids and fly wide-eyed and screaming down the in-line toboggan ride or plummet into a darkened tunnel on a tube for four, lit by dancing lights and funky sounds on the Disco H2O™. Swirl faster and faster through a giant domed funnel on the Brain Wash™ or enjoy the thrill of just relaxing while taking a soothing soak in the Lazy River. Discover all the new ways your family can have a blast together on the all new Blastaway Beach™, the largest family water playground in Florida. Over an acre of fun with a 60-foot sandcastle, 15 slides, two pools and over 160 soakers, jets and water cannons families with kids of all ages will have a blast. Blastaway Beach™ turns quality-time into high energy fun-time with endless opportunities to keep that family connection flowing. From mild to wild, Wet 'n Wild is the place to experience the fun, make the memories and Share the Rush!
9067 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
An indoor amusement park for the mind combining education and entertainment with more than 100 hands - on exhibits for all ages. As you enter the upside down attraction, the ceiling will be under your feet and the ground will be above your head, making it impossible to explore what's inside. To begin your adventure, pass through the inversion tunnel and defy gravity as you are properly aligned! Once inside, you will be able to explore six Wonder Zones: Natural Disasters, Physical Challenges, Light and Sound, Imagination Lab, Space Discovery and the Far Out Art Gallery.
ARTS AND CULTURE
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
445 North Park Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789
Of the many unexpected pleasures awaiting visitors to Central Florida, none may be as dazzling as a stroll through the galleries of The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by American designer Louis Comfort Tiffany. Highlights include the restored Byzantine-Romanesque chapel interior that Tiffany designed for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago and a new wing that showcases the Museum’s collection of art and architectural objects from Tiffany’s celebrated Long Island home, Laurelton Hall. The galleries support the first permanent exhibition of these objects. The recently restored Daffodil Terrace, prize-winning leaded-glass windows, iconic Tiffany lamps, and custom furnishings are among the featured installations. Visitors to the Museum will also enjoy the exhibits of American art pottery, Arts and Crafts furnishings, and late 19th- and early 20th-century American painting and graphics.
Cornell Fine Arts Museum
Rollins College, 1000 Holt Avenue,Winter Park, FL 32789
The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College is the area's only free art museum and offers revolving exhibitions of art from the Renaissance to contemporary. Unique museum shop, too!
The Mennello Museum of American Art
900 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803
Dedicated in 1998, the Mennello Museum of American Art is a little gem of a museum nestled on the shores of beautiful Lake Formosa in Loch Haven Park. The Museum hosts the Orlando Folk Festival on the Museum grounds every February. The festival features two days of folk music and dance and traditional crafts and folk art are on sale.
415 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32804
Established in 1974, Orlando Ballet is the professional resident ballet company in the Greater Orlando area. The Orlando-based organization employs a full-time company of national and international dancers, performing both full-length classical ballets and contemporary repertoire programs.
Orlando Museum of Art
2416 North Mills Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803
Permanent collections of American, African and ancient American art, and touring exhibitions. Discovery centers, shop and free parking.
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
812 East Rollins Street, Suite 300, Orlando, FL 32803
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is Central Florida's resource for classical music, educational programming and first-rate entertainment. With a variety of musical programs, the Orlando Philharmonic offers something for everyone.
SPORTS AND LEISURE
Buena Vista Watersports @ Paradise Cove
13245 Lake Bryan Drive, Orlando, FL 32821
Buena Vista Watersports is a tropical, lakefront, Key West-style facility centrally located between International Drive and Kissimmee. Lake Bryan is a natural spring fed lake surrounded by cypress trees with white sandy beaches. Featuring jet skiing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, kneeboarding, tubing, stand-up paddleboarding, and kayaking.
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
710 South Victory Way, Kissimmee, FL 34747
ESPN Wide World of Sports® Complex is the home of exhilarating experiences which ignite passion and fuel the spiritis. The 220-acre facility plays host to over 170 amateur and professional events each year. This is a place where athletes can compete and experience the same world-class facilities that are used by the best athletes in the world. Spring training is when the excitement builds for baseball fans, who can watch Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves prepare for the regular season. The Braves have made ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex their spring training home since 1998.
Orlando City Soccer Club
700 S Victory Way, Kissimmee, FL 34747
Orlando City Soccer Club is the professional soccer sports franchise in Florida. Winners of the 2013 USL Pro Championship, the Lions are currently playing at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
Scenic Boat Tour - Winter Park
312 East Morse Boulevard, Winter Park, FL 32789
Relaxing, narrated, one-hour cruise through the lakes and canals of historic Winter Park. The only 'true' way to see the beauty of Winter Park.
Walt Disney World® Water Sports
Walt Disney World® Golf
Sammy Duvall's Watersports Centre at Disney's Contemporary Resort Marina
4600 World Dr, Bay Lake, FL 32830
Quench your thirst for aquatic adventure and pump up the thrills with parasailing, wakeboarding, waterskiing, tubing and personal watercraft excursions at Sammy Duvall's Watersports Centre.
1950 West Magnolia Palm Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Walt Disney World has four outstanding golf courses: Disney’s Palm, Disney’s Magnolia, Disney’s Oak Trail, and Disney’s Lake Buena Vista Golf Courses. There is also a 9-hole walking course at Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course. All Disney courses offer lush verdant fairways and tournament-ready greens. Plus, you’re never much more than a 3-wood away from dozens of things to do after your round. So come play on our award winning courses today!