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Though it's known as "The Theme Park Capital of the World," Orlando has much more to offer than just roller coasters and water parks. Before European settlers arrived to the area in 1536, Orlando was sparsely populated by Native American tribes. Today, it's the third largest city in the State of Florida. From fine art museums to botanical gardens and a beautiful cityscape, Orlando is one of the top vacation destinations in the world. Check out some of the top tours and attractions that Orlando has to offer.
Recommended Orlando Tours
Go Orlando Card
Planning a family vacation to Orlando can get pricey. That's why the Go Orlando Card is one of the smartest investments you'll ever make. Choose from a two or four-day pass and get unlimited access to 44 Orlando tours, cruises and attractions. From Dinosaur World to Dolphin Racer Speedboat Adventure, the Go Card includes a free guidebook and discounts on dining, shopping and other area attractions.
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Going out to dinner is fun. But going out to dinner at an 11th century-style castle as you enjoy an authentic jousting tournament between six brave knights is awesome. Welcome to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. It's the only place in Orlando where you can enjoy a four-course meal, interact with costumed staff and check out the indoor stable area where the horses are getting ready for their big debut. So what are you waiting for?
Top Rated Orlando Attractions
Orlando Museum of Art
Simply called OMA by the locals, the Orlando Museum of Art features paintings, drawings, prints and photographs from masters such as John Singer Sargent, Thomas Moran, Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams. The museum, which was founded in 1924 and is located in Loch Haven Park, also boasts award-winning art enrichment programs, studio classes, unlimited gallery tours and community outreach services. It's no wonder that the Orlando Museum of Art is a must-see for anyone visiting Central Florida.
Disney Theme Parks
From Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom to Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach, Walt Disney World Resort is "The Most Magical Place On Earth." Opened in October of 1971, Disney theme parks host millions of visitors per year. Simply put, the home of Mickey and Minnie is the reason that families from all over the world come to Orlando to vacation. Stay on-site at one of the park's many luxury hotels and dine at some of the best restaurants in the state. After all, a trip to Disney is a trip that will last a lifetime.
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Located just outside of city limits in Sanford, the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is an entertaining and educational way to spend the day. And with more than 500 animals representing 200 species, it's sure to be a favorite with the kids. Check out the Barnyard Buddies Children's Zoo, feed the resident giraffes or take a ride on the Little Florida Coast Line Train. Either way, there's a bit of something for everyone.
One of the most popular eco-attractions near Orlando is also known as the "Alligator Capital of the World" and showcases thousands of different gators for everyone to enjoy. In addition to the variety of alligator exhibits, visitors can experience a petting zoo, breeding marsh, bird aviary, and unique zip-line ride. The park is open 7 days a week and located just south of Orlando right off the turnpike. Be sure to check out the gator wrestling and live snake shows. Most people will spend 3-4 hours at the park. It's a great adventure for half the day.
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