Guide to Orlando Theme Parks
Orlando may be the theme park capital of the United States with half a dozen major parks and dozens of smaller attractions within them. Deciding how to spend your time in Orlando can be confusing—here’s what you should know.
Walt Disney World
This powerhouse park features an array of individual sites, and you can make the most of your time by purchasing a 4-day Magic Ticket, which includes a visit to one theme park each day.
Meet your favorite Disney characters and enjoy classic attractions at theMagic Kingdom Park.
Take a trip around the world to enjoy the culture and cuisine of 11 countries atEpcot.
Head into the wild at theAnimal Kingdom Park.
Go behind the scenes of a Hollywood TV or movie set atDisney’s Hollywood Studios.
Hit the waterslides and thrill rides at theBlizzard BeachorTyphoon Lagoon water parks.
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal Orlando encompasses three parks. Jump into the action of your favorite TV shows and movies atUniversal Studios; encounter super heroes, dinosaurs and magical creatures atIslands of Adventure; and enjoy thrilling water rides atVolcano Bay. Don’t miss the Harry Potter–themed experiences at both Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, and consider buying a multi-park pass to see as much as possible.
Everyone’s favorite building block comes to life at this interactive theme park perfect for families with kids ages 2 to 12. The park features more than 50 rides, mini-Lego cities, huge LEGO play areas, and a water park with a river where you can build your own raft out of Legos.
Fun Spot America
With locations in both Orlando and Kissimmee, Fun Spot America has all the traditional amusement park favorites: roller coasters, go-kart tracks, thrill rides, a midway, and an arcade with both classics and the latest games like Balloon Bust, Hot Shot, and Water Gun Fun. Your pass is redeemable at either location.