Planning a post-lockdown vacation for later this year or perhaps even 2021? There’s a whole world to choose from, but if you’re holidaying stateside, where better to experience adrenaline-fueled attractions, great food, and relaxing activities than on an Orlando trip, one of the planet’s capitals of fun?
Playing fantasy family vacation is one way to combat cabin fever – to overcome the disappointment of current cancellations, debating what your dream holiday would look like next time can provide some much-needed positivity.
On an Orlando trip, you’ll discover an ever-growing metropolis that also draws millions of travelers every year to enjoy its wonderful weather, shopping, and other Orlando attractions. If you’re curious, here are eight tips for a terrific Orlando trip.
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8 travel tips for the best Orlando trip
1. Ride The Wheel at ICON Park
Want to see the Orlando area in a spectacular fashion? Then ride The Wheel at ICON Park – this 400ft high Ferris wheel offers fantastic views of the theme park, city skyline and is particularly romantic at sunset.
2. Take a trip to the Kennedy Space Center
If you and your kids are fascinated by outer space, the Kennedy Space Center features the Space Shuttle Atlantis hanging from the ceiling and recreates astronaut activities with the Shuttle Launch Experience and interactive AR and hologram exhibits – very cool!
3. Enjoy the Universal Orlando Resort
This mega-resort includes Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure and you can experience The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman, Transformers, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and more.
4. Relax at the Winter Park on Orlando vacations
Drive north from Orlando city center on the I-4 E and West Fairbanks Avenue and you’ll reach Winter Park in around 15 minutes. There are 140 shops, boutiques and chic cafes spread across 10 leafy blocks – a great place to people watch and relax.
5. Embrace the magic at Walt Disney World Resort
When you visit Orlando, visiting Walt Disney World Resort is a must – this all-inclusive attraction only enhances its magic each year and now immerses guests in stories from the Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars universes as well as its own flagship productions.
6. Get snappy at Gatorland
If hurtling up and down rollercoasters at Disney isn’t enough of a thrill, you can get up close and personal with Florida in alligators at Gatorland. This Meadow Woods Cove attraction even allows you to feed baby alligators – watch those fingers!
7. Stroll through the Orlando Museum of Art (OMA)
OMA is an Orlando cultural institution and culture vultures can spend hours strolling through galleries and absorbing African and contemporary art as well as the renowned Art of the Ancient Americas exhibit.
8. Go on an Orlando road trip
Fancy getting out of town for a while? Rent an Orlando ride with Enjoy Car Hire and you can cruise to St. Augustine, St. Petersburg, and the Florida Keys, taking in sublime views along the way.
From beautiful state parks and national treasures to contemporary sights and modern wonders, there’s plenty to see on an Orlando Florida road trip. Make sure you don’t skip the Everglades National Park where you can see everything from saltwater marshes and mangrove swamps to dry pine forests, home to many birds and wildlife. It’s just a 4-hour drive away from Orlando!
These eight travel tips for an amazing Orlando trip should help you plan the perfect post-lockdown vacay – we hope it gets your vote as a fab fantasy holiday!
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