Florida is home to some of the best world class attractions anywhere in the world. These include family friendly fantasy at Florida’s theme parks and attractions from the Walt Disney World and Universal complexes in Orlando to Busch Gardens in Tampa, and many more zoos and botanical gardens, there is no end of ways to entertain the family. See our top 10 list of just a few of our favorite attractions located in Florida.
Walt Disney World Resort
Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, is most often associated with the Magic Kingdom. That theme park was the first, but now there are several others and the number of hotels has expanded many times over. Walt Disney World has other entertainment options and activities that make it a popular destination even for people who really like theme parks or rides.
Busch Gardens Tampa is a 335 acre African themed animal theme park located in the city of Tampa, Florida. The park officially features 8 roller coasters and 2 water rides amongst other rides and animal attractions. In 2015, the park hosted 4.2 million people, placing 11th as the most visited theme parks in the United States.
Epcot is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida. Inspired by an unrealized concept developed by Walt Disney, the park opened on October 1, 1982 and was the second of four theme parks built at Walt Disney World, after the Magic Kingdom. Epcot is dedicated to the celebration of human achievement, namely technological innovation and international culture, and is often referred to as a “permanent world’s fair”.
Islands of Adventure
Prepare for a place where super heroes, beasts, and magical creatures stand before you. You’re entering lands where everything is real. Explore a secret school of witchcraft and wizardry. Fly high above the city streets with a famous web slinger. Hide from hungry dinosaurs and hope you’re not their next meal. And you can face the most colossal ape ever to walk the earth. Let the adventures begin.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake near Orlando. Hollywood Studios offers iconic attractions, blockbuster entertainment, character experiences and more. In 2016, the park hosted approximately 10.7 million guests, ranking it the 5th most visited theme park in North America and the 8th most visited theme park in the world.