A guide to Orlando Theme Parks

a guide to orlando theme parksOrlando, Florida is the frequented place in the United States. This city has fascinating theme parks in the world. In fact thinking about Orlando, theme parks such as Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld and Walt Disney World, are the first things coming to anyone’s mind.

This city approximately attracts 48 million visitors per year, and it receives more visitors from foreign countries. Orlando caters to all diverse groups, cultures, interests and participation levels.

Whether you wish traveling solo, with family or friends or even as a couple, you will find Orlando offers lots to taste to your outdoor and indoor adventures, golf, dining, entertainment, shopping, spas, and nightlife. Of course, traveling to Orlando is complete only on visiting its theme parks.

Nevertheless here are five tips for travelers to understand as you book your flight tickets to Orlando.

Walt Disney World Resort
This is the most visited and largest theme park resort in the world. Walt Disney World comprises of four theme parks: Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios and the Magic Kingdom. There are two water parks Blizzard Beach and Disney’s Typhoon.

The resort has 24 hotels and resorts in all ranges moderate to deluxe choices. There are timeshare villas and campgrounds to suit varying needs and interests.

Magic Kingdom
The Magic Kingdom is the ideal place to visit for little boys and girls. It has fairy tales of Cinderella Castle and entertainment. On visiting the Magic Kingdom do not miss on the following: Camera loaded with charged batteries and abundant memory to take photos with Minnie, Mickey, Goofy and good walking shoes.

Magic Kingdom comprises of six whimsical lands:  Main Street USA, Fantasyland, Adventureland, Liberty Square, Frontierland, and Tomorrowland. This 107-acre park takes you into fantasies to become a pirate, prince or princess or some warrior. Adventure seekers have the Splash Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Space Mountain and Tomorrowland Speedway rides to enjoy.

Visitors can view the Epcot’s World Showcase. This is the biggest theme parks of Disney’s with 300 acres of land worth exploring. Visitors can try authentic drinks and food and enjoy watching live entertainment show.

Disney Characters are omnipresent in the park for greeting and photo sessions. Children can create their own souvenirs at Kidcot Fun Stops. Do not miss the illuminations on World Showcase Lagoon: Reflections of Earth, a show filled with fountains, fire, pyrotechnics, and lasers.

Animal Kingdom
This park is divided into Discovery Island, the Oasis, Camp Minnie-Mickey, Asia, Rafiki’s Planet Watch, Africa and Dinoland. Each area presents a group of animals and live entertainment. The Animal Kingdom is the biggest themed park featuring 1,700 animals from 250 species. Most walk freely in the enclosed park.

Hollywood Studios
If you love live shows and movies, take a glimpse by going behind the scenes to know that Hollywood does with makeup, stunts, lighting and live shows.

There are a 25-minute water show and fireworks but is not performed daily, so check the performance days and schedule your visit accordingly. For people loving water sports and fun, the Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach is the best. Blizzard Beach has thrill slides galore while Typhoon Lagoon has easy slides.

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