1. Walt Disney World
Comprised of four theme parks and two water parks, along with hotels and other entertainment spots, this is undoubtedly Orlando's main attraction. Magical themed rides, costume characters, and nightly fireworks displays make for an unforgettable experience.
2. Universal Islands of Adventure
Based around all your favorite television shows and films, this sprawling theme park has rides and shows suitable for all ages from toddler to adult. Vast roller coasters and water rides tower above the crowds below, delighting thrill seekers on a year-round basis.
3. Universal Studios Florida
This theme park and real-life production studio is one of the most-popular worldwide. It's well worth coinciding your visit with one of its annual event series, such as the Halloween Horror Nights or Mardi Gras celebrations.
4. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Dedicated to the books about the young wizard, this themed area that is located between Universal Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida is a must for Harry Potter fans. Exhilarating rides, a recreation of Diagon Alley and much more await.
5. Discovery Cove
This water-based park is the ideal attraction for nature lovers with an interest in marine life. Visitors have a unique opportunity to meet and play with friendly dolphins, snorkel above a stunning coral reef, float along a tropical lazy river, and even view exotic birds.
6. Kennedy Space Center
Spread across a staggering 144,000 acres and 700 buildings, this iconic attraction on Florida's east coast is steeped in history. Daily tours and informative exhibitions inform visitors about the Apollo, Skylab, and Space Shuttle programs that were launched from here.
7. SeaWorld Orlando
Part theme park and part wildlife sanctuary, SeaWorld is one of Florida's most-popular attractions. Home to killer whales, sharks, and dolphins, you'll be amazed at the marine diversity on display. Regular shows and spectacular roller coasters guarantee a fun-packed day.
8. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
This enormous African-themed animal park is also home to an abundance of white-knuckle rides. Roller coaster enthusiasts flock to enjoy the vertical drop of SheiKra, the exhilarating launch of Cheetah Hunt, and the twisting inversions of Montu.
9. LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Orlando
This popular theme park and water park is perfect for kids between the ages of 2 and 12. Roller coasters and water rides await, as do creative areas where kids can watch Lego bricks being made from scratch, and even make it themselves.
This compact wildlife sanctuary and theme park is perfect for nature enthusiasts of all ages. Thousands of alligators and crocodiles call the park home, in addition to an impressive array of reptiles, birds, and other exotic creatures.