Your Guide to the Best Theme Parks

Orlando, Florida

Planning a visit to the Orlando theme parks can be completely overwhelming. This guide will give you the basic to start planning your Orlando theme park vacation.

List of the Parks


List of Orlando Theme Parks

– Magic Kingdom (Walt Disney World) – Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Disney’s Hollywood Studios (Walt Disney World ) – Disney’s Animal Kingdom (Walt Disney World) – Typhoon Lagoon (Walt Disney World, Water Park) – Blizzard Beach (Walt Disney World, Water Park) – Universal Studios (Universal Orlando Resort) – Islands of Adventure (Universal Orlando Resort) – Volcano Bay (Universal Orlando Resort, Water Park) – SeaWorld – Aquatica (SeaWorld, Water Park) – Discovery Cove (SeaWorld)

Deep Dive Into the Parks


Walt Disney World Parks

Walt Disney World has 4 theme parks: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom. There are also 2 water parks and a shopping/dining area.

Universal Orlando Parks

Universal Orlando Resort has Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, Volcano Bay water park, CityWalk (shopping and dining, and numerous on-site resorts.

SeaWorld Parks

SeaWorld has three parks in Orlando as well as Busch Gardens in Tampa. The original park SeaWorld has rides and attractions. Aquatica and Discovery Cove are water themed parks. SeaWorld is home to some of the largest roller coasters in Orlando.

Outside of Orlando

If you want to take a day trip out of Orlando you can also visit Busch Gardens in Tampa or LEGOLAND Florida. Both are over an hour drive but are great parks for families.

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