Orlando, a beautiful city situated in a region dotted by lakes. It is one of the world’s premier travel destinations, a city that is synonymous to entertainment, fun and frolic. From Walt Disney World to Universal Studios, from Beaches to Kennedy Space Center and from Marine- Animal park to Museums, the city offers something for everyone.
Best time to Visit:
The best time to visit Orlando is from March to May when the city experiences’ the most pleasant weather.
Places to Explore:
It is the most visited theme park in the world. Representing the fascination and imagination of once upon a time stories and fairy tales, visitors both young and young at heart can immerse themselves in the most magical place on Earth.
It is the biggest animal-themed park in the world and it continues to entertain visitors of all ages while taking utmost care to work for a cause for animal care and conservation.
It is the place that makes you travel around the Globe, Under the Sea, into Outer Space and the future world !
Disney’s Hollywood Studios:
It brings the magic of movies to life. It offers the hustle and bustle of a real life movie set, featuring eight fun-filled zones, including Commissary Lane, Hollywood Boulevard, Sunset Boulevard, Echo Lake, Streets of America, Pixar Place, Animation Courtyard, and Mickey Adventure.
SeaWorld is all about marine- animal life. Visitors can enjoy a lot of rides, attractions, animal exhibits and live shows.. The park also has two sister parks : Discovery Cove and Aquatica.
Universal Studios Florida theme park:
It offers numerous attractions that are sure to thrill, inspire, excite, and above all will create those memories that will last with your family forever. It’s a unique theme park that gives you an opportunity to go behind the scenes of an actively working movie studio, and also experience the rides that are similar to some of their biggest blockbuster movies.
Universal Studio’s Islands of Adventure:
It provides a superb selection of thrills and adventures for all visitors. It offers unforgettable rides from the most cutting edge roller coaster and adventure ride technology, all to bring about completely interactive attractions, dazzling shows, and rides that are not offered by other parks. Few attractions like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Marvel Super Hero Island can be found at this theme park
Kennedy Space Center Complex:
It is where rockets launch and inspiration begins at Florida’s gateway to space, all just over one hour drive from Orlando. Whether you are attending a special event or just a day trip of touring, Kennedy Space Center is a must visit attraction and is a Greatest Space Adventure on Earth
The Wheel at ICON Park:
If you haven’t seen Orlando from 400 feet, the your vacation isn’t complete! Ride The Wheel, Orlando’s observation wheel. Enjoy a relaxing approx.23 minute ride in a climate controlled capsule while watching over the Central Florida’s most spectacular views!
iFLY Orlando Indoor Skydiving:
Experience all the excitement of skydiving without having to jump out of an airplane! With no parachute, no jumping, iFLY’s vertical wind tunnel creates a wall-to-wall cushion of air on which you can safely float. From a three year old to adults as old (or young at heart) as 103 can be a part of the activity. Safe for kids, challenging for adults and realistic for skydivers.
Things to bring back home:
Mickey Mouse Ears: Since Orlando is home to Disney Hollywood studio, one of the best souvenirs to get for kids is Mickey Mouse ears. These are available in various Disney property gift shops. It comes in various themes and colors, these can also be customized.
Personalized Merchandise: Orlando is not only known for The Disney Studio but it has various other theme parks and studios and personalized gifts are very common here such as Christmas Ornaments, Glasswares, Frames, Phone Cases, Bags, etc.
Assorted Chocolates: Chocolate factory adventure kingdom is one of the most visited attractions here. After taking the tour one can buy chocolates from here.
Shell Art: Seashells & shell arts are quiet peculiar to this place, it also serves as one of the best souvenirs to bring home for your friends & relatives.
Key Lime products: The aromatic key lime is quite peculiar to Miami, and therefore it is widely used in various products such as Pie, cakes, alcoholic drinks, milkshakes, confectionery etc. there are must try products in Miami, however one cannot carry is along. In order to get some limey treats home some BBQ Sauce, cookies, oil, syrup made out of key lime.