Summer in Orlando is more affordable — and fun — than ever with over 70 special offers on theme parks, attractions, accommodations and more, plus new things to see and do.
No destination does summer like Orlando — ranked among the 18 Cheapest Places to Travel in 2023 according to Kayak. You’ll definitely want to experience our newest thrills, plus everything you’ve missed if it’s been a while since your last visit.
But first, take advantage of more than 70 summertime offers from our theme parks, attractions, resorts and restaurants to make your visit as value packed as it is unforgettable. With these savings, it’s guaranteed to be a fantastic summer in Orlando.
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Get These Fantastic Summer Savings
Maximize your budget with exclusive hotel, attraction, dining and other offers available this summer — over 70 in total — not to mention authorized discount tickets for theme parks, attractions and more from Visit Orlando powered by BestofOrlando.com. Standouts include:
- Walt Disney World® Resort has 4-Park Magic Tickets for just $99 per day, available for purchase from May 23 to Aug. 25, 2023, with a usage window extending from June 1 to Sept. 29, 2023. Get offer.
- Universal Orlando Resort is offering U.S. and Canada residents a special “Get 3 Days Free with a 2-Park, 2-Day Ticket” offer that includes five-day admission to Universal Studios Florida and Universal Islands of Adventure. Get offer.
- SeaWorld® Orlando visitors can save up to 50% off their Single-Day Ticket, plus enjoy All-Day-Dining for only $35, with a limited-time summer offer. Get offer.
- Save up to 25% on hotels and resorts, plus more.
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Remember: The more you save, the more you can experience in Orlando.
New Things to Do, See and Eat This Summer in Orlando
As Orlando continues to grow, you can always expect all-new thrills — no matter how many times you’ve been here before. Depending on the time of your visit, you can even be one of the first to experience a brand-new way to travel to Orlando courtesy of Brightline high-speed rail, connecting Miami to Orlando’s state-of-the-art station at Orlando International Airport. It will help you get here even faster, allowing more time to discover new additions like these.
New Attractions Beyond the Parks
You never have to look hard to find one-of-a-kind adventures in Orlando, starting with these fresh additions.
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Eclectic Performing Arts at Fringe ArtSpace
If you’re visiting Orlando this May, you will want to make time for the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, aka Orlando Fringe. But no matter when you arrive, you can catch eclectic, affordably priced performing arts at Fringe ArtSpace, the troupe’s new, permanent physical space in the heart of downtown Orlando.
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Vibrant History at Luminary Green
New to downtown Orlando’s tech-focused Creative Village, Luminary Green has launched Luminary Nights on the Green, running nightly from dusk till 10 p.m. The looping, 20-minute show turns the park’s iconic ORLANDO sign into a canvas that comes to life with projected animations and lighting set to music while showcasing Orlando’s unique and authentic features, such as nature, innovation, thrills and hospitality.
Croc Rock at Gatorland
For outdoor enthusiasts and adrenaline addicts, Gatorland has added Croc Rock. The interactive, three-in-one experience invites you to climb, zip line and cross a swing bridge next to the park’s Bobcat Bayou.
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Two New Reasons to Visit Dezerland Park
At Dezerland Park in the International Drive Entertainment District, two new family-friendly attractions — Virtual Reality (VR) Arena and Laser Tag Maze — debuted in March. In the VR Arena, play against family and friends in player vs. player mode, or team up against aliens, zombies, football players, clowns and more in player vs. enemy mode. The Laser Tag Maze features an inflatable course that can host up to 20 players in over 20 different game modes, including free-for-all and team-match options.
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All Systems Are Go Edutainment Experience at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Hosted by the Universe theater at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on Florida’s east coast, the All Systems Are Go Edutainment Experience is an immersive, family-friendly extravaganza featuring Snoopy and other iconic Peanuts characters. Enjoy talented puppetry, lights, sounds and plenty of fun-filled moments.
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New at Orlando’s Theme Parks
It should come as no surprise that Orlando’s world-famous theme parks have a galaxy of new experiences for you this summer, too.
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- At Walt Disney World® Resort, new experiences include TRON Lightcycle / Run at Magic Kingdom® Park — one of the fastest coasters at any Disney theme park in the world. And Roundup Rodeo BBQ, the world’s first Toy Story-themed table service restaurant, is new to Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®.
- Pipeline: The Surf Coaster will become the seventh roller coaster at SeaWorld® Orlando when it debuts on May 27, 2023. Billed as the world’s first “Surf Coaster,” it offers immersive design elements, including a dynamic surfing launch and wave-jumping motions, reaching speeds of 60 mph.
- Universal Orlando Resort will debut Illumination’s Villain-Con Minion Blast, a first-of-its-kind diabolical family attraction, this summer at Universal Studios Florida. And at Universal CityWalk, Universal’s Great Movie Escape features two next-gen escape rooms inspired by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s blockbuster films Jurassic World and Back to the Future.
- Now open at LEGOLAND® Florida Theme Park, Pirate River Quest is a family-friendly treasure hunt adventure that will take you through the uncharted waters of the legendary Cypress Gardens to discover the secrets protecting its canals.
Award-Winning & All-New Dining
Come hungry when you visit Orlando — not just for our MICHELIN Guide restaurants, but new eateries that are springing up all over town.
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- Orlando’s evolving dining scene continues to be recognized with one of the world’s highest culinary honors. In the second edition of the MICHELIN Guide Miami, Orlando and Tampa, inspectors identified 46 MICHELIN Guide restaurants, including 13 new additions, encompassing four MICHELIN Starred venues, 11 Bib Gourmands and 31 Recommended eateries.
- Nami, a new Japanese-inspired concept, is set to open at the Lake Nona Wave Hotel this summer. The restaurant’s intimate, 10-seat omakase counter will offer a modern approach to the traditional chef-curated experience. Its energetic cocktail bar and dining room will feature thoughtfully prepared menus offering an interpretive take on Japanese ingredients and flavors.
- Newly opened at Pointe Orlando, JoJo’s ShakeBAR, the Chicago-based restaurant and bar, is now serving ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia, diner fare, hand-crafted cocktails, decadent desserts, and over-the-top Biggie Shakes.
- MILK The House of Cereal, an all-you-can-eat cereal bar experience, is now open at Dezerland Park. The new concept offers custom bowls of cereal for $5 each, featuring a variety of toppings and over 100 brands to choose from, including some options no longer sold in stores.
New & Upgraded Orlando Accommodations
With more than 480 hotels and resorts, plus other places to stay, Orlando is sure to have your perfect accommodations — especially once you factor in these updates.
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- A new Official Disney Partner Hotel in the Disney Springs® Resort Area, Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando — Disney Springs® Area features 604 guestrooms and 17,000+ square feet of meeting space. Amenities include a resort-style pool, splash pad and poolside dining and refreshments, as well as an extensive marketplace, a cozy dining experience, complimentary hot breakfast, shuttle service to all four Walt Disney World® Resort theme parks, and evening snacks and beverages.
- The Alfond Inn at Rollins, the award-winning boutique hotel in the heart of historic Winter Park, will complete its property expansion and open its new wing in August as it celebrates its 10th anniversary. In addition to the renovation of the existing 112 rooms and suites in the hotel, the expansion will include an additional 71 luxury guestrooms and suites, a lobby cafe, and The Spa at The Alfond Inn, offering a wellness component through signature treatments, steam, sauna, fitness area, the hotel’s second swimming pool (with private cabanas), and an extensive outdoor living room that is available for private events.
- Grande Lakes Orlando, anchored by The Ritz-Carlton Orlando and JW Marriott Orlando, will host seasonal celebration, GLO Summer Nights, on Saturday evenings from May 28 – Sept. 2, 2023. The summer event will feature signature weekly fireworks displays and glow-charged nights at the recently debuted Grande Lakes Waterpark, consisting of live DJ performances and glow-in-the-dark tubes, in honor of the resort’s 20th anniversary.
- Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando added new features including the upscale Altira Rooftop Pool Lounge where you can savor seasonally influenced dishes and specialty cocktails — and reimagined spaces like the property’s signature restaurant, The Boheme, plus the Bösendorfer Lounge and guest rooms.
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