Orlando is sometimes described as the theme capital of the world. It’s no idle claim. With half a dozen different theme parks, each amazing in attraction and scale, Orlando is the ideal destination for families looking for affordable kid friendly vacation packages.
Top on the list of kid friendly destinations is the Walt Disney World Resort. Spanning over 40 square miles, the Walt Disney Resort is a smorgasbord of non-stop attractions and delights; four different theme parks, an entertainment complex, two water adventure parks and 32 resort hotels among other options. It’s also home to two full-service spas and sports complex ensuring that there is something for everyone in the family. But it’s not just the magic of Disney that makes Orlando a great choice for kid friendly vacations. There’s more. A lot more.
There are half a dozen other kid friendly destinations that you can visit while in Orlando. A popular choice among kid friendly vacations is the SeaWorld Adventure Park. A famous theme park, SeaWorld Orlando is considered to be the ninth most popular park in the country with over 5 million guests visiting it every year. You can visit Aquatica, an expansive water park with dozens of rides, tube slides, family raft rides and games for kids. Also connected to SeaWorld, is Discovery Cove. Another theme park in Orlando where families can enjoy the beach, snorkel at the coral reef and interact with different sea animals such as rays, tropical fish and bottlenose dolphins.
The Universal Orlando Resort is another popular option. The resort is home to theme parks and several hotels and is considered to be the second largest resort in Orlando. You can visit the Resort’s Island of Adventure filled with different unique Islands themed to a different kind of adventure. There’s the Jurassic park Island, the Toon Lagoon and even a Marvel Super Hero Island. Kids will enjoy themselves at the Seus landing and gasp at the 3-D experience of the Amazing Adventures of Spider Man. And for a truly magical experience, stop by the Wizarding World of Harry Porter.
Orlando is a great place to visit to spend time with your family and kids. But there are other places to visit if you wish to strike out on your own or with your spouse. The Harry P. Leu Garden is a popular choice—a tropical botanical park spanning over 50 acres and filled with lakes and amazing landscaped gardens. Another popular choice is the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, home of one of the largest collection of art by Louis Tiffany.
A common concern with most families searching for kid friendly vacations is cost. Orlando offers a solution. There are hundreds of accommodation options available at varying prices. Most hotels offer vacation packages during the peak season, designed to give you better value for your buck. Finding the right location for kid friendly vacations can be challenging. But visiting Orlando makes the prospect of having fun easy. Most people would say—a little too easy.