Orlando is America’s playground, and millions of people visit each year. Pre-pandemic, 75 million visitors a year went to Orlando. In 2021 that number grew even more. People flock to Orlando to go to Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, and more.
The most popular destination in Orlando is Disney World. Disney World features four theme parks – Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom. There are also two water parks – Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon. You could easily spend a week at Disney and never get bored.
Many people flock to Universal Studios to visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Universal Studios Florida has Diagon Alley and the rides Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts and Hogwarts Express.
The Kennedy Space Center is a museum and launch site dedicated to space exploration. It is a short drive away from Orlando, but well worth the drive. If you have kids who love space or science, this should be on your shortlist.
ICON Park is an outdoor mall with shops, restaurants, and attractions. The main attraction is The Wheel, a 400-foot tall Ferris wheel that can be seen from miles away.
Gatorland is a 110-acre Florida attraction that’s not just all about the gators. You’ll find thousands of them, an aviary with exotic birds and other creatures from around the world!