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Orlando is a popular destination for vacation in the U.S. Referred to as ‘The City Beautiful’, Orlando is one of the top choices for tourists. With several attractions, the nightlife of the city is always bustling, and bars remain crowded. This destination in the US hosts renowned tourist spots like the Walt Disney World  and larger than life events. Along with a stunning skyline, the city also has a majestic landscape because it houses several swamps and lakes.

If Orlando is next on your map as one of the places to visit in the US, here is a list of eight things that you can do in the city.

Visit Walt Disney World Resort

Who could deny the dream of visiting Disney World at least once in their lifetime? With two water parks, a shopping district, four theme parks, a dining area and over 20 hotels on the site, the resort is the most popular tourist attraction. Whether you are travelling with family, spouse or kids, this attraction has something in store for everyone. Boasting one-of-a-kind architecture, the resort organises colourful festivities, blasting day-time fairs for entertainment, majestic night-time firework shows and more for the visitors.

Dive into the SeaWorld Orlando

Are you travelling with kids? Are you enthusiastic about aquatic life? SeaWorld Orlando must be on your list of tour destinations to cover in the city. The beautiful theme park has animal exhibits and encounters, creature-themed water coasters and an alluring Sesame Street-themed area for children.

It features a new ride that includes a reverse launch, which drops vertically. It takes your breath away for a second while giving you an experience of a lifetime. The SeaWorld Orlando organises live concerts and festivals. You can explore beautiful sea creatures including dolphins. Featuring a souvenir shop, one can also buy collectables for children, relatives and family back at home.

Take a tour around Kennedy Space Centre

With a flock of hundreds of tourists every day, the Centre takes you to an outer space expedition just like an astronaut. It offers experiences of a star-studded life of cosmonauts. With special effects and interactive exhibits, it augments the real space through holograms similar to Star Wars.

The United States Astronaut Hall of Fame, Space Shuttle Atlantis Exhibit and the Shuttle Launch Experience are the highlights of this spot. No matter what your profession is, the Space Centre will provide an opportunity to experience one of the childhood dreams of escaping the earth and entering the limitless starry sky. It is a fun place for children as well.

Plan an adventurous day at Universal Orlando Resort

If you are a Potterhead, then Universal Orlando Resort must be a destination on your bucket list. Bringing Diagon Alley to life, the place allows travellers to step into the world of Harry Potter. There is a replica of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where you can step after taking a short ride on the Hogwarts Express.

The place is not only for fans of Harry Potter but also for the fanatics of Transformers and Spider-Man. It also features a Jurassic World Velocicoaster themed area, where you will find the setup from one of your favourite childhood movies. From lagoons to raptor paddock, the resort offers an intense ride down the memory lane as well as through the rails.

Take a dip in the Discovery Cove

If you have always fantasised about touching a dolphin, Discovery Cove is an exclusive tourist spot that can make that fantasy a reality. It is an all-inclusive water park, which takes you up close with rays, sharks and tropical fish. It gives you an opportunity to dive underwater with bottlenose dolphins.

It is adjacent to SeaWorld Orlando and entertains only a limited number of guests every day. Other activities include snorkelling, leisure day on the white sand beaches and witnessing sparkling waterfalls. Travellers also have options to relish flavourful delicacies on the premises.

Soak in the beauty with Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour

The byways of Winter Park and lakes will give you an appealing view of the historic homes and wildlife of Florida. The tour takes about an hour, and boats leave the dock in an hour intervals every day. Amid the shimmering water and beautiful landscape, it is a wonderful experience that tourists must not miss out on. You can carry food and drink to enjoy the boat ride.

Enjoy an adventurous ride in Boggy Creek Airboat

Can you imagine riding through the deep water and tall grasses of Florida? In Orlando, one can find the headwaters of the Everglades. The marshy and swampy area is not inhibited by animated animal characters. Therefore, it is the best way to enjoy nature's lap. Throughout the ride, you can witness animals like fish, birds, turtles and alligators.

Adventure Activities the Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park

If you are an adventure junkie, this activity brings fun and thrill with it. It includes trekking through Tarzan ropes, suspension bridges, swinging logs, 50-feet tall ladders, zip lines and hanging nets. It will leave an everlasting impression on your brain once you cross the finish line. And even if one cannot finish the trek, it is an electrifying activity to undertake with a group of friends and partners. You can choose among the five different courses that are designed on the basis of difficulty levels and elevation from the grounds. There are courses for kids as well.

Orlando has many other frantic things that you can undertake on your vacation. Make your bookings with Club Mahindra Joyscapes and travel hassle-free. With an exclusive membership, you can forget about tedious procedures and sail effortlessly through the milestones of your holiday. 

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Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Limited (MHRIL), India’s leading player in the leisure hospitality industry, offers quality family holidays as also stated by Club Mahindra Resort Reviews and Club Mahindra Reviews, primarily through vacation ownership memberships. While Club Mahindra is the flagship brand offering Club Mahindra Membership, other brands offered by the company are – Club Mahindra Resorts Fundays and Svaastha Spa. As of Mar 31, 2019, MHRIL has 61+ resorts across India and abroad and its subsidiary, Holiday Club Resorts Oy, Finland, a leading vacation ownership company in Europe has 33 resorts across Finland, Sweden and Spain. Visit us at https://www.clubmahindra.com/

FAQs

A.Yes, definitely! From the bustling nightlife to the wholesome Walt Disney Resort, many such attractions compel tourists from all across to travel to “The City Beautiful”.

A.Mainly, it is known for Disney World and Universal Studios. Moreover, the historic skyscrapers, theme parks, and a multitude of lakes make up for some of the things the city is best known for.

A.There are a lot of things to do in Orlando, especially with family. You can stay visit SeaWorld which showcases brilliant exhibitions, take a tour of the historic Kennedy Space Center, and go for a trek in the Tree Trek Adventure Park. These would prove to be the perfect family bonding activities for you and your loved ones during your stay here.

A.Be it with friends or family, there is something for everyone. You can practice your swing at Topgolf which can become a memorable time. If you fancy grabbing a drink with friends, the Central Florida Ale Trail can be just the activity for a good time! All animal lovers can come together at the Discovery Cove and get the chance to swim with some friendly dolphins!

A.It depends on an array of factors: how many people you are going with, what all you want to experience, what is your budget, etc. Nonetheless, a duration of around five days should suffice to make sure you get the best of the city.

A.Seafood is quite popular in the city. If you visit then you must try the likes of Conch fritters, Apalachicola Oysters, and Stone Crab claws. Another dish that receives great laurels is the veal chop at the Italian outfit, Christini’s.

A.If you are looking for a premium shopping experience, go to The Mall at Millenia. On the other hand, if you want to buy some gifts to bring back home, then Big Bargain World Inc. and World of Disney are the perfect spots to choose your souvenirs from.

A.The best time to pack your bags and head to Orlando is the time between mid-September and early November. The mercury around this time fluctuates between 23°C and 15°C.

A.Yes, hotels and resorts are following all the safety protocols. Temperature screenings of guests on arrival, wearing face masks at all times, and the sanitisation of premises are some of the guidelines being followed by them.

A.Marriott’s Grande Vista, Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa, Four Seasons at Walt Disney are some of the sought-after resorts which offer the privacy of a private balcony.

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