The Orlando area has become known the world over as the home of some of the most exciting, entertaining, and just plain fun attractions anywhere. Whether you are here for two days or two weeks, you’ll never run out of things to do in Orlando. Of course there are the big names like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld, but there are many other great Central Florida attractions. Water parks, theme parks, amusement parks, miniature golf, and more are all right outside our door. Below you’ll find a few of our favorites.
Orlando Amusement Parks and Theme Parks
Walt Disney World® Resort – less than 5 miles
It’s the theme park that started it all for Orlando area. Walt Disney World has been wowing the young and the young at heart for over 40 years, and with the newly expanded Fantasy Land in the Magic Kingdom, the magic continues. Surely at the top of nearly every visitor’s list, Walt Disney World offers themed attractions, shopping, and dining unlike anywhere else in the world. Rides, waterparks, golf, and much more await at the world’s most famous theme park. Whether you want to visit the Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Epcot, or Disney’s Animal Kingdom, We’ve got great prices on tickets right here at Runaway Beach Club.
Universal Orlando – less than 5 miles
Universal Orlando has become a first choice destination for families with teens. With exciting rides based on movies, TV shows, books, and even comic book characters, Universal Studios and Universal’s Islands of Adventure offer thrills and excitement you can’t find anywhere else. And now Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure has introduced The Wizarding World of Harry Potter where you can shop on Diagon Alley or visit Hogwarts. Universal Orlando is also home to exciting nightlife at City Walk where you can dance the night away at a variety of themed night clubs or dine at famous restaurants like Emeril’s, Margaritaville, and the Hard Rock Cafe.
Sea World of Florida – less than 5 miles
Home of the world-famous Shamu the Killer Whale, Sea World offers some for the best aquatic attractions in the world, but also offers much more. With exciting attractions, shows, and rides Sea World has gone from being one of the premier aquatic animal parks to being one of the world’s best theme parks.
6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando FL 32821 7.25 miles
This sister park to the world-famous Sea World, Discovery Cove offers all inclusive dolphin interaction experiences, snorkeling with tropical fish, and tons more in a relaxed, almost private, setting. Spend the day at one of the area’s best kept secrets.
One Legoland Way Winter Haven, FL 33884 (877) 350-LEGO(5346) 36 miles
LEGOLAND® Florida is a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. With more than 50 rides, shows and attractions, LEGOLAND is geared towards family fun.
Fun Spot Action
Park 551 Del Verde Way, Orlando FL 32819 (11 miles) or 2850 Florida Plaza, Kissimmee 34746 (2.5 miles)
Fun Spot takes the classic amusement park to a new level, literally. With multi-level go-kart tracks and traditional amusement park rides, Fun Spot is fun for everyone. And there are two locations to choose from.
Orlando Water Parks
5800 Water Play Way Orlando, FL 32821 888-800-5447 –8 miles
Take a dip in Orlando’s #1 theme park featuring 2 animal habitats, 11attractions, and 2 dining areas and Cabanas for those who want to stay cool and relax in this tropical oasis. Aquatica has something for everyone and creates a unique experience that you’ll never forget.
Blizzard Beach at Walt Disney World Resort (407) 939-7529 – less than 5 miles
This Walt Disney World Resort features one of the world’s tallest and fastest free-falling waterslides, as well as slides and rides for the whole family. Disney legend has it that after a freak winter storm blanketed the area with snow, Florida’s first ski resort was born. Visit the most slushy, slippery, exhilarating beach water park anywhere!
Typhoon Lagoon at Walt Disney World Resort (407) 939-7529 – less than 5 miles
Enjoy this Disney water park filled with twisting tides, roaring rapids, wonderful waterways and relaxing rivers. Whether you are navigating the nine exhilarating waterslides and streams or conquering one of the world’s largest artificially created waves, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon promises a wild, wonderful and wet water adventure.
Wet N’ Wild
6200 International Drive, Orlando FL 32819 less than 5 miles
There are water parks, and then there is Wet N’ Wild. With huge slides, a wave pool, lazy river, and so much more, Wet N’ Wild is one of the biggest and best water parks in the country!