Things to Do for the Family in Orlando, Florida

By: David Reichman

Florida gives visitors all year round to experience nothing but the best things to do in Orlando. This is greatly attributed to the state's temperate climate and, of course, Orlando's incredible attractions. The establishment of the Walt Disney properties made Orlando among the most visited cities in the United States for globetrotters with children, and even those who simply remain kids at heart, since the 1970's.

Checking in at one of the Walt Disney World Resorts automatically gives you the privilege to have unlimited access to the various Disney transportation services ' buses, monorails, even ferry boats and water taxis. These rides take you to the different Disney establishments free of charge. Within the Walt Disney World compound are the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom theme parks. You will also find two water parks in the property ' Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon ' perfect for the Orlando weather. Make the most of your stay in Disney. Try all the thrilling rides, join all the exciting games, watch all the entertaining shows and swim your vacation away! Disney certainly makes sure that you and your kids have your hands full of all the fun things to do during your Orlando visit.

Outside of the Disney properties, Orlando has a lot more things to offer for your family to see and do. Get on a city tour or one that has a specific approach like the Kennedy Space Center and Airboat Safari Tour. The tour is perfect for those who have a particular inclination in space travel. An IMAX movie is presented to the audience right after the tour. What makes this tour even better is that the organizers offer hotel pick ups!

Head to the Amway Arena to catch a live home court Orlando Magic game. It is one of the things to do in Orlando that you should not miss, especially now that it is the Playoffs. Watching and cheering for the Magics will make you feel the adrenaline rush as the games get more and more exciting. If there is basketball for the boys, there is shopping for the girls. Moms and sisters can have their precious bonding moment while shopping for the latest fashion finds at The Florida Mall. You can also take this opportunity to get your friends and relatives back home something genuinely Florida.

One of the most recommended dining options for those traveling with kids is the Jungle Jim's. A certified family place, Jungle Jim's serves all of your children's favorites foods like hamburgers, French fries and the like. The jungle-like ambiance is perfect for children and you will find yourselves surrounded with stuffed animals and waterfalls.

Orlando has so much more to offer your family. You can also go to Universal Orlando to check out all the family-oriented stuff they have in store such as the Blue Man Group show. Also in Universal Orlando, you can dare to conquer your fears by joining the Fear Factor Live, which have family challenges. No matter what you choose to do and where you choose to stay, you can be sure that the things to do in Orlando are the perfect ingredients for a quality family vacation.

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