Orlando is a destination for everyone. Whether you like outdoor adventures, arts and culture or luxurious spa treatments, you're sure to find something that will make you smile. Take a peek at special Orlando itineraries created just for you.
You are: A family with kids ages 2 to 12. You want to do the theme parks and find experiences that will fill your children with smiles, laughter and lifelong memories. You also want to get a little "me," or "us" time if you're a couple, in for visits as well.
Many of the Orlando hotels and resorts offer all of the amenities in one place. Orlando hotels and resorts include fabulous pools, great accommodations for large parties, spas, restaurants, shopping and even babysitting services. This gives you the opportunity to make the kids smile all day and then take in a little of Orlando's sizzling nightlife in the evening.
At any our dinner shows. Here, the entire family can eat and have fun. Our dinner shows offer entertaining experiences that everyone - from kids to adults - will enjoy.
Our theme parks also offer dining experiences, such as character dining at Walt Disney World® Resort or Universal Orlando® Resort, where your children will get an opportunity to come up-close-and-personal with their favorite characters, fairytale princesses and more.
You came here for the traditional Orlando vacation, which means theme parks and attractions. You'll need a day for each theme park you decide to go to. But there are also many things to do in Orlando that the entire family will enjoy - such as the Orlando Science Center, which offers interactive experiences for kids of all ages and will satisfy the minds of inquisitive adults.
Try your hand at sports-themed complexes like Dave & Buster's, where kids and adults can dine, play and win prizes.
You are: Fine wine, art exhibits, Broadway plays and a classical ballet series are some of your favorite things. You've come here to explore the theme parks, but you'd also like to experience the Orlando arts and culture scene. And maybe even see some local artists at work or catch a performance at a community theater. Orlando has all of the fun and exciting experiences as well as all of the performances and creativity you delight in.
There are so many Orlando hotels and resorts that will appeal to your artistic tastes. The Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando in downtown Orlando and the Bohemian Hotel Celebration are boutique hotels featuring art galleries and works of art at every corner. Other hotels where art and culture is highlighted are Walt Disney World® Resorts' Animal Kingdom Lodge and Polynesian Resort, The Westin Imagine Orlando and The Villas of Grand Cypress Orlando.
Downtown Winter Park has an enticing mix of luxury high-end restaurants and museums. You'll delight in the quaint, brick-lined streets and the wine shop that dots the main thoroughfare of Park Avenue. International Drive also has fine dining and restaurants artsy enough to keep you coming back. You can also try dining at one of the bohemian and eclectic neighborhoods in Orlando, such as Thornton Park or The Milk District for unique, creative eateries. Our locally-sourced, organic restaurants are also top-notch, and are gaining national recognition.
Downtown Orlando has the Orange County Regional History Center as well as many community theaters, underground lounges and live music venues that will appeal to your senses. Whether you'd like to take in a live local theatrical performance or a Broadway play, there's something for every culturalist to enjoy. Loch Haven Park has more than half a dozen museums and historical institutions all within walking distance surrounding a small, quaint center square. Here, you will find the Orlando Science Center, The Mennello Museum of American Art, the Orlando Museum of Art, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater and more. And if you have a foodie side, Orlando has food tours where you can take a peek into our past as a citrus industry mainstay or explore our many varieties of high-end and ethnic cuisine.
You are: When you come to a destination, you want the best of everything. Whether its Orlando hotels and resorts, restaurants, concierge services or spas, you like to do it big, and demand perfection. You've worked hard, and love to luxuriate as well. You've come to Orlando as a couple, on a girlfriends' getaway, or with kids, but one thing stands out - You want luxury.
Orlando has some of the world's best known luxury resorts as well as one-of-a-kind high-end stays. For well-known, try the Waldorf Astoria Orlando, the first to be built outside of New York City. The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes was named one of Conde Nast Traveler's 2011 Top Resorts in the United States. Orlando's own brand of luxury hotels and resorts is apparent with Walt Disney World's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando.
Orlando is home to many 4-star restaurants as well as top-notch restaurants with celebrity names, such as Emeril's and Todd English's bluezoo. Our theme parks offer luxury dining experiences. In fact, Victoria & Albert's at Walt Disney World® Resort's Grand Floridian hotel, is one of the most luxurious restaurants in the world, and tops many lists for best places to eat nationwide. The Venetian Room at The Caribe Royale Orlando resort is a true 4-diamond dining experience. Restaurant Row off Sand Lake Road near International Drive, has a satisfying mix of high-end restaurants offering every type of cuisine - from seasonal, to Hawaiian, to steaks and seafood.
Sure, you're here for the theme parks. But you want to get in your favorite luxury experiences as well. Orlando is home to world-class spas, such as some of the most distinctive golf courses in the U.S., the Waldorf Astoria® Spa, and designer shopping, such as The Mall at Millenia, where you'll find Chanel, Tiffany & Co., and Nordstrom. Park Avenue in downtown Winter Park, often referred to as the "Rodeo Drive of the South", has a great mix of high-end restaurants, boutiques and events like the annual art and jazz festivals and the Concours d'Elegance, which has some of the most highly-regarded luxury, exotic automobiles in the world.
You are: Excitement is your middle name. And no matter where you go, you like to test limits. As a matter of fact, you can call yourself an experienced daredevil. Or maybe you're not, but you love the great outdoors and a good time always includes a moment with nature. Orlando offers unforgettable experiences just for you.
For your inner adventurer, try Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge for championship golf on the Palmer-designed course. The JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes offers one-on-one courses in fly fishing, while the Rosen Shingle Creek offers recreation such as golf, sand volleyball, nature trails and walking trails. Orlando also is home to pristine campgrounds such as Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground where you can really answer the call of the wild.
Black Hammock Adventures gives you a chance to dine out in the Florida wilderness while you sit just steps away from an alligator exhibit and have incredible views of the natural Florida. If you're on the go, Wild Florida has a barbecue shack serving up tasty delights, all while you watch the grazing peacocks and sandhill cranes - all part of the pristine environment. Want gator meat? There are plenty of Orlando restaurants that offer it up - from high-end to casual. Just take your pick. If dining al fresco is your thing, venture into downtown Winter Park or Thornton Park, which offers plenty of options.
Orlando has great outdoor adventures that will leave you with lasting memories of thrills or tranquil thoughts of beautiful scenery and wildlife. For those who like to push the limits, try a ziplining adventure, hang gliding, indoor surfing or even indoor skydiving. Take in Orlando's natural beauty at one of our many parks and gardens. Whether you want to go camping, horseback riding or just stroll through rare, antique and exotic gardens, we have it all for you. Because we have hundreds of lakes, boat tours and fishing ventures are also popular. And we're within an hour's drive of some of the country's most beautiful beaches and most renowned surfing spots.