Orlando: Theme Parks, Family-Friendly Resorts, and More
Top Things to Do in Orlando
Orlando is the world's top destination for family vacations, thanks to its many theme parks. Walt Disney World has four giant theme parks plus two water parks. Universal Orlando has two excellent theme parks, and one includes the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. And that's not all that Orlando has to offer.
Orlando Theme Parks
Orlando was an unknown spread of flat, swampy land before Walt Disney began quietly buying up 43 square miles in the early sixties, and put Orlando on the map when Disney World's Magic Kingdom opened in 1971. Since then Orlando's been the world's epicenter for theme park development-- the latest being The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, at...
Flights to Orlando
Before you can enjoy Orlando, you have to get there! See tips about finding a flight to Orlando.
Top Orlando Resorts for Families
Pretty much any Orlando resort will be family friendly; even the deluxe brands have special features and programs with kid-appeal. See some stand-out choices.
Orlando Spring Break
Orlando has some special events during Spring Break weeks.
Walt Disney World -Top Tips
Tips for having the best possible time on your Disney vacation, and saving money in the parks as well.
Tips for Visiting The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Tips for Visiting the "Harry Potter theme park", to help families make the best use of their time.
LEGOLAND Florida Theme Park
An hour's drive from Orlando, LEGOLAND Florida has 150 acres and over 50 attractions designed for ages two to twelve, including family rides, live shows, interactive fun, and Miniland USA made from millions of LEGO bricks.
Family-Friendly Restaurants in Orlando
Suggestions here range from places where families can eat for fun, with themed entertainment or favorite media characters, to choices that help keep the vacation budget in check.