Florida Attractions

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Busch Gardens

African-themed family entertainment attraction in Tampa with world class live entertainment indoors and out, thrilling rides, roller coasters, animal habitats and shows.  This place has several of the Southeast's largest and best roller coasters!

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Discovery Cove

A very unique Florida attraction. Secluded tropical paradise with friendly and playful dolphins. A lazy river, white-beach lagoons, swim with thousands of colorful fish. Park attendance and tickets are limited so plan a vacation here in advance.

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Kennedy Space Center

Tours and exhibits at the world famous space port. For those vacationing near the east coast of Florida, this is a nice alternative to the mega parks. It is a great educational attraction that highlights some of America's great achievements.

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A marine animal adventure attraction with fascinating dolphin, Orca and sea lion shows. See dolphins, manatees, penguins, sting rays and other marine animals in lagoons and habitats. For more thrill enjoy the rides and roller coasters.

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The Florida Aquarium

One of the top aquariums in the country that is home to thousands of marine creatures and bird life. Several habitats are represented including wetlands, bays and beaches, coral reefs and offshore. A fascinating and educational attraction.

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Universal Studios

Movie studio based attraction with some of the best and exciting rides, 3-D and 4-D shows, and movie sets and attractions. The park boasts a large number of rides for both the brave and less so along with many shows.

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Universal Islands of Adventure

Universal's take on a super amusement park theme with awesome roller coasters, rides, shows and adventures. Each of the park's multiple "islands" are based on super heroes, myths, comic/story characters and monsters.

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Walt Disney World

The Florida entertainment complex and resort that set the mega theme park standard. Disney World includes four major theme parks:

Magic Kingdom

The land of Enchantment and Fantasy.


High-tech theme park and World Showcase featuring 11 countries.

Hollywood Studios

Hollywood movie-oriented attraction with live shows, events and rides.

Animal Kingdom

Animal theme activities, attractions, shows and rides.

More Attractions

Adventure Island

(Tampa) - Wet and wild, splash and slide at this water play park. Enjoy water flumes, slides, lagoons, rapids, a wave pool and children's water playgrounds - a local and vacation time favorite.

Lion Country Safari

(West Palm Beach) - Drive through a "cageless" zoo with lions, ostriches, rhinoceros, giraffes, antelope, bison, chimpanzees and many other animals.  An outstanding open range animal park that will provide a memorable vacation experience.

Universal CityWalk

(Orlando) - A dazzling array of restaurants, nightclubs, shopping, cinemas and live entertainment.

Florida State Fair

(Tampa) - Think the state is way too urbanized to have a real county fair? Think again! Florida's annual State Fair is one of the most anticipated family events in the Sunshine State. Celebrated for the first time in 1904, the fair always draws tens of thousands of visitors.

Strawberry Festival

(Plant City) - Held each year in Plant City – the Strawberry Capital of the World, located between Brandon and Lakeland, this festival has been continuously touted as one of the "Top 50 Fairs in the U.S."


Without question, the Orlando area has more theme parks and attractions than any similar area on earth!  But, look beyond these entertainment complexes for other vacation opportunities.  There are many activities and small attractions that provide good entertainment and adventure for those looking for less than a mega-theme park vacation experience.