Orlando For The Entire Family
The sunshine state, also known as Florida, is home to some of the best theme parks in the world. Massive sites consisting of thrilling rides and entertaining shows can keep even the adults occupied. Orlando is not just a great destination for the family because of its theme parks however; there are plenty of things for you to do should you decide to come here on holiday. This is a guide exploring some of the great things you can get up to on holiday.
Walt Disney World
Still the king in the world of theme parks, Walt Disney World is an enormous site comprising of four theme parks, two water parks and 22 themed resorts. Each of the theme parks is enormous and has a unique character, meaning you will probably have to visit them all to satisfy your children’s desires to meet every one of them.
Remember that you might only be visiting the theme parks once and the sheer size of them means you will need a plan to get the most out of your visit, so visit the Disney World Vacations office and get some advice before you go in.
During the night time, many of these theme parks do some spectacular firework shows as well parades through the centre of the park and are well worth sticking around for.
Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Not actually a park on its own, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is part of Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure. It’s fast becoming the go-to destination for families though, which is no surprise given the international popularity of the books, and if you’re planning a trip out there next summer then www.cheapflights.co.uk/flights/Orlando/ is a great place to start. Thousands of people flock to this park to begin exploring some of the famous sites from the movies, Hogsmeade and Hogwarts being just two of them. You can also fly with the legendary Hippogriffs in this section of the park, and is a must for Harry Potter lovers.
Discovery Cove is a popular destination for families thanks to the park offering you chances to swim with dolphins. You can also hand feed exotic birds and snorkel through a tropical reef, surrounded by thousands of fish and rays in this private cove.
Children as young as six are allowed to swim with the majestic dolphins and there is also a river and a quiet beach on the site, meaning you don’t have to travel to the coast to enjoy some sun bathing on the sand.
Cirque du Soleil
A permanent feature of Downtown Disney, the Cirque du Soleil’s performance is on show every night of the week. While the acts may differ over time, the current act is La Nouba, a world of imagination that combines circus acts, dance and some jaw dropping aerobatics. This is a sure way to keep the kids entertained during the evening time.