About Orlando

There is so much to see and do in Florida that this page has become quite long, so please select the links below to navigate up and down this page.

Introduction
Theme Parks
Golf courses
Shopping
Eating out
Beaches

Introduction
Magic fills the air of this enchanted land, capturing the hearts of millions every year. More than just a kaleidoscope of thrilling rides, theme parks and colourful Disney Characters, the Sunshine State offers miles of stunning coastline and hundreds of different leisure activities. Whatever your reason for visiting this captivating land, an unforgettable adventure and warm welcome await you.

Theme Parks

WDW
Disney World Attractions:

The Theme parks -
Magic Kingdom Magic Kingdom
Animal Kingdom Animal Kingdom
Epcot Epcot
MGM Hollywood Studios (formerly MGM)
Downtown Downtown Disney
The water parks -
Typhoon Typhoon Lagoon
Blizzard Blizzard Beach

Link - www.disneyworld.co.uk

Universal
Universal Attractions:

IOA Islands of Adventure
Universal Studios Universal Studios
City Walk City Walk
The Water Park -
Wet and Wild Wet 'n Wild

Link - www.universalorlando.com

Seaworld

Shamu Sea World
Discovery Cove Discovery Cove
The Water Park -
Aquatica Aquatica

Link - www.seaworld.com & www.aquaticabyseaworld.com

Busch

Busch Gardens Busch Gardens

Link - www.buschgardens.com/BGT

Lego logo

Legoland Legoland Florida

Link - florida.legoland.com

Others:

Gatorland - "Alligator Capital of the World," Gatorland provides affordably priced family-fun
Link - www.gatorland.com

Kennedy Space Centre - NASA’s launch headquarters – the only place on Earth where you can tour launch areas, meet an Astronaut, see giant rockets, train in spaceflight simulators, and even view a launch.
Link - www.kennedyspacecenter.com

Ripley's Blieve It or Not - Museum full of Robert Ripley's collection of the amazing, unbelievable, inexplicable and amusing!
Link - www.ripleysorlando.com

Wonder Works - Central Florida’s only upside down attraction. An amusement park for the mind, featuring over 100 interactive exhibits for the entire family to experience.
Link - www.wonderworksonline.com

Spirit of the Swamp - Personal Airboat Rides in Orlando and Central Florida! Take a break with a thrilling air boat ride adventure and explore the natural habitat of the Florida Alligator on your private airboat tour through the Central Florida Everglades.
Link - www.spiritoftheswamp.com

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Golf Courses

Golf

Central Florida, and in particular the Orlando area, has an excellent choice of golf courses open to the public. Renting this home will give you access to more than 60 golf courses all within a short drive. Actually, there are over a dozen golf courses all within a 5 to 15 minute drive of this property. When you add all year round sunshine to the variety of golf courses you will find Orlando hard to beat as a base for that perfect golfing holiday.

Here are just a few of the most popular local courses:

Ridgewood Lakes Golf Club - www.ridgewoodlakesgolf.com
Championsgate Golf Resort - www.championsgategolf.com
Celebration Golf Club - www.celebrationgolf.com
Highlands Reserve Golf Club - www.highlandsreserve-golf.com

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Shopping

Shopping

Festive Bay Mall - www.shopfestivalbaymall.com
Beltz Designer Outlet Centre 
The Florida Mall - www.simon.com/mall/default.aspx?ID=139
Orlando Premium Outlets - www.premiumoutlets.com/orlando/
The Mall at Millenia - www.mallatmillenia.com

Plus a multitude of shops around the main commercial areas in Orlando, including gift shops, flea markets, specialist shops, mega stores and other designer stores.

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Eating out

Eating Out

Medieval Times - www.medievaltimes.com
4510 W. Irlo Bronson Hwy, Kissimmee, FL 
Arabian Nights - www.arabian-nights.com
Located on Hwy 192 in Kissimmee, just 1/2 mile east of I-4 at exit 25A
Caponne's Dinner & Show - www.alcapones.com
4740 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Kissimmee, Florida
Pirates Dinner Adventure - www.piratesdinneradventure.com
Located just off International Dr. At 6400 Carier Dr., Orlando, FL, 32819
Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show - www.dixiestampede.com
I-4, Exit 68 at 8251 Vineland Avenue (across from Orlando Premium Outlets)
Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Shows - www.sleuths.com
8267 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819

Plus numerous restaurants and take-aways offering menus from all over the world. Alternatively, go for a fine American steakhouse, or all you can eat buffet

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Beaches

Beach

As you may know, Florida has some of the best beaches in the world. It is not surprising... the Sunshine State is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico providing some 1200 miles of coastline.

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