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Orlando is one of the United States’ most popular holiday destinations as it features an eclectic mix of fun that caters to all ages. Whether you’re after a relaxing time at the pool and spa, want to hit some the country’s best golf courses, or are looking to explore a variety of the world’s best theme parks, the city of Orlando in Florida is a destination that you won’t want to miss. Here are just five of the top attractions it has to offer.
1. Disney World Resort
Walt Disney World Resort provides visitors with the ultimate all inclusive vacation offers, and is the perfect destination for any family looking to get away. With PGA tour quality golf courses, a huge mix of theme parks, ranging from the Magic Kingdom to Animal Kingdom, as well as some of the region’s best hotels, it’s no wonder this spot is the flagship of Disney’s worldwide empire.
2. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
For anyone with kids, or anyone who is a fan of Harry Potter in general, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will let you stroll through all of your favourite Potter sites, from the shops of Diagon Alley to the halls of Hogwarts, making it certainly the most magical of Orlando’s many attractions.
3. Wet ‘n Wild Orlando
On a hot Florida day there are few better places to escape the heat than the Wet ‘n Wild Orlando water park, which features a mix of signature thrill rides and pools for cooling down and relaxing. The park also allows you to customize your experience, by reserving a cabana for your own exclusive summer BBQ feast.
4. Old Town
Travel back in time by visiting the Old Town Them park, which is home to a mix of family fun options, including go-karts, bumper cars, an arcade, and a variety of great eating options. Be sure to pay a visit to the Haunted House and the Great Magical Hall, two of the parks most iconic attractions.
5. Orlando Science Center
The Orlando Science Center is a private museum dedicated to experience-based learning, and provides its visitors with the opportunities to test and try a number of scientific experiences, from the Weather Center and Space Base, to Dr. Dare’s Lab and the Electron Microscope. A visit to the O.S.C. is the pinnacle in educational fun.
Whatever you reason for wanting to get away, there are few places that will provide you with more options for fun and excitement than the city of Orlando, so what are you waiting for?