The Top 5 Things to Do in Orlando

Orlando is a modern city in the middle of Florida. It is famous for being home to some of the best amusement parks in the world. It is also known for having world-class hotels, restaurants, and stores that you can check out.

Normally, everyone gets to Orlando, finds a hotel, and heads straight to the many theme parks. But, as amazing as the parks are, there are tons of other fun things to do, and places to visit in it. So don’t limit yourself to the parks on your next vacation.


Here are 5 recommendations on things to do in Orlando

1. Visit the Beaches

Orlando is a modern city, surrounded by miles and miles of beautiful white sanded beaches and crystal clear waters. You can enjoy all of the amenities of a beach destination and still have everything that you may need from a city, just steps away.

No matter where you are, you will surely have a beautiful beach to relax in near you. I bet you will want to see a few sunsets from it.

2. Water Parks

The city is also packed with water parks for families and people of all ages. so, if you want to enjoy by refreshing yourself in water but want something a bit more fun than just a beach, you should definitely visit at least one of the Orlando waterpark.

The best part about Florida is that the weather is perfect for them almost all year long. Even when it is rainy, it will never get cold.

3. Sea World

A visit to Orlando, Florida cannot be complete without a visit to Sea World. It is a place filled with fun exhibits and the famous show of Shamu the Whale. It is also a great place for travelers of all ages to learn about the different animal species and their importance to the health of fresh and salted water ecosystems.

4. Festivities and Parties

What do you want? Concerts, parades, music festivals, parades, film shows, food events? Orlando has it all! So make sure you do some research about the popular events in the Orlando Area that will take place during your visit.

There are also countless bars where you can experience the amazing nightlife of the city.

5. Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

You will find it in the middle of lush, tropical foliage. In the Central Florida Zoo you will find at least 23 acres of native gardens with more than 500 animals living in its many exhibits. It also features an insect zoo, a reptile house, a children’s area with animals you can feed and pet that will keep your kids happy and entertained too.

These are just a couple of things that you can do in Orlando. I’m sure that if you don’t like these, you will find some others with just a tiny bit of research. So dare to be different!

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