Attractions for Families in Orlando, FL
Are you looking to plan a family vacation to one of the world’s most celebrated travel destinations ever? Look no further than Orlando! There is no shortage of thrills and enchantment when it comes to this wonderful city that hosts nearly 100 million tourists from all over the world each year. Orlando has warm weather year round, making outdoor fun such as beaches, golf courses, and theme parks an absolute must while you enjoy your stay! And that’s certainly not all. Orlando also boasts many delightful indoor attractions and a fine collection of culinary experiences that are sure to tickle any fancy you and your family may have!
Believe it or Not!
Ripley’s Believe it or Not! is at the forefront of off-the-beaten-path-amusement in Orlando. This aptly entitled Odditorium is full of astonishment that the whole family will love. From the moment you arrive, you notice that the entire building appears to be (quite convincingly) falling into a sinkhole. Parking is free, and they are open 365 days out of the year. But if you thought the outside of this building was a sight to behold, wait till you see what they have in store for you on the inside!
Spend a Day on the Water
A visit to Buena Vista Watersports on Buena Vista Lake is an exciting way to take in this beautiful lake! Buena Vista’s aquatic playground has something for everyone from pontoons, jet skis, waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubing, paddleboarding and kayaking! Though it is a reserved & beautiful, spring-fed lake surrounded by a flourishing tropical landscape, it is located a mere 5-10 minutes from all the major attractions of Orlando!
Spend a Day Under the Water
The SEA LIFE aquarium in Orlando is a stunning and educational sight to behold that’s perfect for the kids! Here you can learn everything about more than 5,000 different types of aquatic animals including: sea turtles, sea horses, jellyfish, octopi, and sharks while viewing dozens of exhibits that do a remarkable job of recreating the various aquatic habitats on the animals cared for. You’ll also have a chance to walk underwater through a 360 degree panoramic tunnel where you can watch as majestic marine life swims all around you!
Find out Whodunit
Is solving mysteries your thing? Have you always fancied yourself the next Sherlock Holmes? Well put your elementary skills to the test while enjoying a delicious bite to eat at Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Theater! Great food and great performances are in store for you as you do your best to decipher who the true culprit is! Everyone has a chance to participate in this whodunit culinary adventure!
Visit the beautiful world of Pandora
Located in Animal Kingdom, near the Park Inn Orlando by Radisson, lies an enchanting, once-in-a-lifetime experience waiting for you at Pandora: The World of Avatar! Explore the farthest reaches of this beautiful place from the back of a mountain banshee on a striking 3D thrill-ride you won’t soon forget. And there’s still more! The bioluminescent rainforest awaits you on the Na’vi River Journey while you search for the Shaman of Songs. Hike through the Valley of Mo’ara while you explore floating mountains, glowing flora and fauna, and native drum circles! If all the excitement has worked up an appetite, you and the family can also grab lunch in a former RDA mess hall called the Satu’li Canteen! Or try a refreshing beverage from Pongu Pongu, the popular drinks stand with a taste for the passion of Pandora itself.
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