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Things to do: Theme Parks and Attractions
Central Florida With 95 theme parks and attractions, it would take a visitor more than two months to see everything in Orlando. Sure, you know Orlando is home to some of the largest theme parks in the world, but did you know that Orlando also boasts first-rate entertainment complexes with state-of-the-art movie theaters, a science center, parks and gardens, and an array of other entertaining, educational and unique attractions?
Orlando At-A-Glance Here's a quick guide to help you determine how much time to allow for your visit.
Flights & Airports The two main airports serving Orlando are the Orlando International Airport and Sandford Airports. Orlando International is about 30 minutes drive from Emerald Island and Sanford is about 1 hour. Our experience is that it is quicker and easier getting through Sanford security and hence your journey time will be less (if flying from outside the USA).
Getting Around There is really only one way to get around central Florida and that is by car. Public transport is available, but it is infrequent and everything is geared towards getting around by car. Rental cars are plentiful and cheap to hire and Florida roads easy to navigate with large highways and easy to follow state highways and county roads.
 
Attractions & Theme Parks
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Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park, 407-514-7639,   Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/wdwi/en_GB/parks/parkLanding?id=MKLandingPage
Disney-MGM Studios, 407-934-7639, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830Walt Disney World Resort - Disney's Hollywood Studios
Disney's Animal Kingdom Park, 407-934-7639, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830Walt Disney World Resort - Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
Disney’s Epcot, 407-934-7639, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830Walt Disney World Resort - Epcot
Disney Quest, 407-828-4600 1486 East Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Universal Studios, 877-837-2273 1000 Universal Studios Plaza, Orlando, FL 32819Universal Studios Orlando: Attractions, Accommodations, Shopping, and more
Universal's Islands of Adventure, 877-837-2273 1000 Universal Studios Plaza, Orlando, FL 32819 Islands of Adventure: Live the adventure of a lifetime
SeaWorld Orlando, 800-327-2424 7007 SeaWorld Drive, Orlando, FL 32821Orlando Park Home
Discovery Cove Orlando, 800-067-0740 6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821http://www.discoverycove.com/favicon.ico
Gator land, 800-393-5297 14501 South Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32837
Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Odditorium, 407-363-4418 ext 38201 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
The Holy Land Experience, 866-872-4659 4655 Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32811
Water Parks
Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, 407-934-7639, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/wdwi/en_GB/parks/parkLanding?id=BBLandingPage
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, 407-824-7639, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000Walt Disney World Resort - Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark5800 Water Play Way, Orlando, FL 328211-888-800-http://aquaticabyseaworld.com/favicon.ico
Water Mania, 800-527-3092 6073 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, FL 34747
Wet 'n Wild, 800-992-9453 6200 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819Wet N Wild at Universal Studios Orlando
Entertainment Centers
Downtown Disney Pleasure Island, 407-393-2648, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000
 
Downtown Disney West Side, 407-939-2648, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000Walt Disney World Resort - Downtown Disney
 
Disney's Boardwalk, 407-939-5100, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000Walt Disney World Resort - BoardWalk
 
Universal CityWalk Orlando, 407-363-8000 1000 Universal Studios Plaza, Orlando, FL 32819Universal CityWalk: Orlando's Entertainment Hotspot
 
Old Town Shop, Dine & Entertain, 800-843-4202 5770 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, FL 34746
Wall Street Plaza, 407-849-0471 11 North Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801
Character Dining
 
Disney Character Dining, 407-939-3463, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000
 
Disney's Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show, 407-939-3463, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-
 
Arabian Nights, 800-553-6116 6225 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, FL 34747
 
Medieval Times Dinner/Tournament, 888-893-6878 4510 Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, FL 34742
 
Makahiki Luau, Sea world's Polynesian Feast/Celebration, 800-327-2420 7007 Sea World Drive, Orlando, FL 32821
 
Performing arts/Shows
 
Cirque du Soleil, 407-939-7600, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830Walt Disney World Resort - La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil®: show
 
Broadway in Orlando, 407-423-9999 201 S. Orange Avenue, Ste. 101, Orlando, FL 32801
 
Central Florida Performing Arts Alliance, 407-872-2382 398 W. Amelia Street, Orlando, FL 32801
 
 
Cultural, Special Interest & Museums
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, 407-896-6700 812 East Rollins Street, Orlando, FL 32803
 
Orlando Opera, 800-336-7372 1111 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32804
 
Central Florida Ballet/Ballet Academy, 407-849-9948 4525 Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32811
 
Orlando Ballet, 407-426-1733 1111 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32804
 
Orlando Repertory Theatre, 407-896-7365 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32816
 
Orlando Museum of Art, 407-896-4231 2416 North Mills Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803-1483
 
Cornell Fine Arts Museum, 407-646-2526 1000 Holt Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789-4499
 
Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Arts, 407-647-3307 227 East Kennedy Boulevard, Eatonville, FL 32751
 
Wells' Built Museum of African American History, 866-678-3077 511 West South Street, Orlando, FL 32805
 
Flying Tigers War-bird Restoration Museum, 407-933-1942 231 North Hoagland Boulevard, Kissimmee, FL 34741
 
Outdoor Adventures/Activities
Boggy Creek Airboat Rides, 407-344-9550 2001 E. Southport Road, Kissimmee, FL 34746
Glades Adventures Airboat Tours, 407-891-2222 4715 Kissimmee Park Rd., St. Cloud, FL 34772
Scenic Boat Tour, Winter Park, 407-644-4056 312 East Morse Boulevard, Winter Park, FL 32789
Fun 2 Dive Scuba/Manatee/Snorkeling Tours, 888-588-3483 1911 South French Avenue, Sanford, FL 32771
Activities within a Short Drive of Orlando
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, 888-800-54473605 Bougainvillea Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612Busch Gardens Tampa Bay - Home
Adventure Island Tampa, 888-800-5447 10001 Malcom McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612
Kennedy Space Center, 321-449-4444, SR 405, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899
Brevard Zoo, 321-254-9453 8225 N. Wickman Rd., Melbourne, FL 32940
Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards, 800-768-9463 19239 US 27 North, Clermont, FL 34711
Scott's Country Market, 352-383-6900 26216 County Road 448A, Mt. Dora, FL 32757
Daytona Int'l Speedway, 386-947-6404 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Florida International Museum, 800-777-9882 100 Second Street North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Seminole Hard Rock Casino, 866-762-5463 5223 North Orient Rd., Tampa, FL 33610
SunCruz Casino - Port Canaveral, 800-047-3423 610 Glen Cheek Drive, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
Sterling Casino Lines, 800-765-5711 101 George King Blvd., Suite 3, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920