Orlando, in sunny Florida is popularly referred to as the theme park capital of the world. These theme parks offer a lot of interesting sights and activities that appeal to all kinds of travelers. Whether you are a family with kids, teenagers, school kids or young couples, these theme parks have enough oomph in them to keep you interested and sometimes make your jaws go wide open.
Walt Disney world, Universal Orlando, Discovery Cove, SeaWorld Orlando, Wet n Wild Orlando, Kennedy Space Center, Gator Land and WonderWorks are some of the top attractions here. A lot of these are water based theme parks to go with Orlando’s warm and sunny weather.
At Walt Disney world, one can indulge in a myriad of joyful experiences at its theme parks and water parks. At Magic Kingdom, one can delight in classical attractions, enchanting fireworks, musical parades and beloved Disney characters across 6 whimsical lands. At Epcot, one can see technological innovations and the culture and cuisine of 11 countries. At Disney’s Hollywood studios, movie magic comes to life, awash in the glitz and glamor of Hollywood’s golden age. And all these include intergalactic adventures, plummeting elevator rides, rollicking roller coasters and more that one can book at new Disney tickets. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park is one of the largest animal theme parks in the world and is home to more than 1,700 animals across 250 species. If water fun is on the agenda, then Disney Typhoon Lagoon Water Park offers the perfect getaway with its exhilarating waterslides, children’s play area, giant wave pool and more. At Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park, one can delight in exciting waterslides, family-style raft rides and a one acre wave pool.
If you are looking at Universal Orlando, then you can be a part of Harry Potter’s wizarding world at Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade, experience cutting edge rides, shows and interactive attractions at the Islands of Adventure and great family water rides at Wet n Wild. These water rides include sand castle, soakers, water jets, cannons, waterfalls, hydra capsule, extreme tube ride, bubba tub, vertical slide and much more.
For snorkeling, marine adventure and more water based fun, Discovery Cove, Aquatica and SeaWorld Orlando offer a lot of options that are similar to Universals’ Wet n Wild and Disney’s water theme parks. For those space and astronomy geeks, the Kennedy Space Center offers great getaway avenues and if you want to get close to Florida’s famous alligators then Gator Land is the place to visit
Whatever your interest may be, Orlando’s theme parks will have something for you and your family. It is no wonder that that they are some of the best in the world. Go on and let yourself loose at these theme parks with your family.
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