Adrenaline rushes, spectacular shows, top-notch shopping and palm-fringed pools - who said Orlando was just for kids? This destination is soaked in Florida sunshine and packed with fun things to do.
Here you can experience white-knuckle rides, awesome animal shows, jaw-dropping firework displays and very special effects at some of the planet's most famous theme parks. And there's more: Orlando is home to brilliant golf courses, discount shopping malls and a huge choice of places to eat and drink. After a hard day having fun, chilling out beneath the tropical sunset with an ice cold cocktail takes some beating.
We've sourced a hand-picked selection of great places to stay to make your holiday in Orlando nothing short of amazing.
Orlando is warm and sunny all year round. Visit between November and April for low humidity and a fix of winter sun.
Orlando is home to the world's most dazzling attractions - and the theme parks are a great place to start. Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter are all impressive in their own special way. Visit the Kennedy Space Centre, swim with dolphins at Discovery Cove, or head out to the Everglades on an airboat adventure. Play golf in the sunshine on first class courses, go shopping in big discount malls, or simply unwind by your hotel pool. Orlando holidays are all about fun things to do - the only problem you'll have is trying to cram everything into one trip...
There's an enormous choice of places to eat and drink in Orlando. All of the city's districts have plenty of restaurants, but a meander along International Drive will give you the chance to choose from the most eclectic menu: Chinese, steakhouses, big buffets, Indian, American, Italian, fast food, Mexican and much more. Both Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando have night time complexes with plenty of eateries on site.
The entertainment in Orlando is non-stop and it definitely doesn't quieten down after sunset. If you want to continue the theme park fun into the night, head to entertainment complexes CityWalk at Universal Orlando, or Downtown Disney within Walt Disney World Resort. On buzzing International Drive, you can enjoy everything from show dinners and cocktail bars to pubs and nightclubs.
It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct travel insurance and vaccinations and / or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (http://www.fco.gov.uk) website for up to date entry requirements listed by country.
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