Orlando is one of the most visited places in Florida, for domestic and international tourists alike. Nicknamed the ‘beautiful city’, Orlando is also known as the theme park capital of the world, and from Universal Studios and Walt Disney World to Seaworld and Gatorland, there are a variety of things for your family to see and do. These attractions are the backbone of the city’s economy, and
since the tourism boom of the 1980s, Orlando has cemented it’s spot as one of the most exciting and adventurous holiday destinations for families.
Millions of people flock to Orlando each summer, not only to experience the amazing entertainment, but also to take advantage of the warm weather. Additionally, there are a number of wildlife sanctuaries, zoos, and marine centres to keep your children amused as well, so if you’re looking for some advice on your first trip to Orlando, here are some trips to make your journey as enjoyable as
Theme parks may be associated with children, but that doesn’t mean that adults can’t have a great time too! Although an adult’s idea of fun would usually include a beach chair and a cocktail instead of a roller-coaster, there are a variety of ways they can join in with theme park activities to ensure the entire family has a great holiday.
Luckily in Orlando, there are loads of ways the older generation can enjoy themselves, and the theme parks are able to easily incorporate different needs as well as different ages. Because there are so many however, you’re going to have to prioritise your time in order to experience everything. For example, your children might want to visit Gatorland, but you’re looking for something a little
more relaxed in Seaworld.
Before you get to Orlando, it’s best to do some research on the size of the theme parks, and what’s included in your ticket price. Year after year, Universal Studios is voted the best theme park in Orlando, so it’s always a safe bet to begin your family holiday there. However, there are many more exciting things to see and do in the surrounding area, from marine centres to wildlife parks, so make
sure you know what’s around you in order to save time. Even when you’ve finished your holiday and are ready to head home, book flights to Orlando at cheapflights.co.uk for next year!
Where To Stay?
As Orlando is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, you can imagine that there’s lots of accommodation to choose from. No matter what your budget, or your family size, there’s always a hotel, apartments or bed and breakfasts that will cater to your needs. If you’re looking to stay close to the theme parks, then we would suggest booking into the Nickelodeon Suites Family Hotel.
Not only is it a stone’s throw from the entertainment district, but with over 700 rooms, there will certainly be lots of space for you and your family. Furthermore, if there’s a day where you’re not looking to trek to the theme parks, there are swimming pools, tennis courts, cinemas and many other activities in the hotel itself!