What to do in Orlando

Orlando is one of the most visited places on the planet, it has become a mecca for sun seekers and adventure hunting families and every year millions of tourists head to Florida and particularly Orlando for one of the most fun-filled holidays on Earth.

If you are thinking about heading to Orlando then you will no doubt have been overwhelmed by the sheer amount of things to do and making a decision on where to go and what to see can be tough. In order to help make your decision making process a little easier, we have compiled a list of awesome things that you can do on your next holiday to Orlando.

Universal Studios

Universal is a film-based theme park that gives you the chance to step behind the camera and indulge in your film fantasies. The park is an ever-changing movie set that offers its guests rides that are based on the latest Hollywood blockbusters and the chance to feature in your very own movie. Expect to spend a full day at this brilliant theme park.


The marine-based theme park Seaworld is a great pace for you and the family to enjoy some of the most amazing sea creatures. Here you will find whale shows, dolphin exhibitions and underwater adventures that allow you to witness some of the World’s most incredible marine life. The park also offers aquatic-themed rides and lots of interesting talks about the animals.


The World’s most famous and iconic theme park is Disneyworld, the places where dreams become reality and somewhere that the family will simply love. The complex is split into 4 theme parks, Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Each theme park has a different theme to it and the complex also features golf courses, hotels hundreds of restaurants, beaches, jungles, live shows and even a racing track. You and the family can spend hours upon hours at the home of Disney and the kids will never forget a trip here.

Kayak the Everglades

Whilst you could take to the water for an adventure in the faux-rivers of Disneyworld, why not instead go to the headlands of the Everglades for a kayak adventure. The Everglades is a vast national park of swamps, mangroves and lagoons which you can experience first hand from the seat of your canoe. There are many tours throughout this region and it will be a day out to remember as you risk alligators and over-enthsaistic birds.

Catch a Basketball Game

When the Orlando Magic basketball team are playing, the city seems to halt somewhat and you can be part of the action as you take in a game with the local team. The Amway Center is the home of the Magic and tickets to see this iconic basketball team can be picked up from the stadium a week or so before the game. Check online to see if you can buy some tickets before you go. The atmosphere at the games is incredible and even if you’re not a basketball fan, you will definitely enjoy the razzmatazz that surrounds the game.