A holiday in Orlando, at the heart of Florida's Sunshine State, is the ultimate family fun holiday. From the theme parks and attractions to the superb choice of shopping, dining and entertainment to all-year round sunshine – what more could you want from a holiday! Visit one of the big-name theme parks including Universal Studios, Walt Disney World, Sea World and the Islands of Adventure – great for big kids and little kids! Get back to nature with a trip to the Ocala National Forest or the Blue Spring State Park. Whether you choose to stay in a themed hotel within Walt Disney World or Universal Orlando Resort, a private villa with your own pool or an all-suite hotel on International Drive – the choice is yours on an Orlando holiday.
With so much to see and do in one place, it's easy to see why a holiday in Orlando is a popular choice. Walt Disney World Resort has world famous Disney theme parks (Animal Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios and the Magic Kingdom), two waterparks (Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon) to explore. Universal Orlando Resort has two theme parks, Universal Studios and Universal Islands of Adventure and is the ultimate movie and TV based theme park. Busch Gardens, approximately an hour drive from Orlando, is an African themed entertainment park, which combines thrilling rides, amazing animals and spectacular live shows. Seaworld Orlando combines spectacular marine life with thrilling rollercoaster rides and amazing live shows. Get close to an alligator at Gatorland. Play golf on one of the many championship courses. Visit the Orlando Science Centre, Kissimmee Air Museum or Titanic Museum. Enjoy an EcoSafari.
Walt Disney World has two nighttime entertainment districts with fun for all the family featuring parades and fireworks. The Universal Studios CityWalk has numerous bars or try International Drive with its fivemile stretch of bars, restaurants and hotels. Downtown Orlando is not usually on the tourist map, but it does boast vibrant nightlife, with an abundance of bars, restaurants and nightclubs clustered round Central Avenue and Orange Avenue.
There are lots of restaurants to choose from on International Drive, whether you are looking for a steak house, seafood, all you can eat buffets or international cuisine such as Italian, Mexican or Chinese. Or try a dinner show with a medieval or western entertainment theme. Food in the theme parks is mainly fast food such as pizza, hotdogs, burgers etc.
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