Now more than ever, families are making vacation plans for their whole clan: grandparents, parents, kids and grandkids, to share all-new experiences, bond and form unforgettable memories. Orlando’s world-class attractions and hidden gems offer something for every age, adding to the list of diverse, adaptable and accessible options for a vacation. In fact, Orlando was named the Best U.S. City for Families, according to United Airlines’ Hemispheres magazine’s Readers Choice Awards, so there’s no doubt Orlando is the destination for family members of all ages. .

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What’s New  

  • The world’s first Peppa Pig Theme Park opens Feb. 24, 2022 at LEGOLAND Florida Resort. The standalone theme park will feature multiple rides, interactive attractions, fun live shows, themed playscapes and water play areas catered toward little ones. 

  • New at Epcot, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure shrinks guests to the size of Chef Remy to race through Gusteau’s restaurant on a wild adventure. 

Fan Favorites 

  • Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Disney’s Hollywood Studios takes guests through the movie screen where they join Mickey, Minnie and friends.  

  • The Disney Junior Play & Dance at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is a high-energy musical celebration where families can sing and dance along with Disney Junior characters like Doc McStuffins, Vampirina, Timon and Mickey Mouse. 

  • Sesame Street Land at SeaWorld Orlando is an immersive opportunity to stroll through Sesame Street, meet beloved characters like Big Bird, Elmo and Cookie Monster, enjoy themed attractions like Abby’s Flower Tower, and dance along with the Sesame Street Party Parade. 

  • Aquatica Orlando’s Kata’s Kookaburra Cove, a family play area for kids under 48 inches, features the Zippity Zappity tube ride, beginner’s body slides and waterspouts for kids to splash under. All children must be accompanied by an adult in this area.  

  • Fun Spot America Theme Parks Orlando features a 4,000-square-foot interactive splash pad for guests with over 30 active elements. 

  • Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy, a live show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, features beloved characters from the Cars movie series, including Lightning McQueen, Mater and Cruz Ramirez. 

  • SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium takes guests on an underwater adventure with over 5,000 creatures from oceans across the globe. Each Tuesday, SEA LIFE hosts Toddler Time, created specifically to connect little ones with the amazing world beneath our oceans. 

  • Kidstown at the Orlando Science Center allows children ages 0 to 7 years old to splash, climb, tinker and explore as they partake in imaginative roleplaying, teamwork and creative play throughout the exhibit.  

  • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex unveiled a new, multiple-story experience designed for space explorers ages 2-12. Planet Play is an indoor, interactive activity area that brings space down to earth. 


What’s New  

  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, opening in the summer at EPCOT, is a family-friendly adventure featuring a new storytelling coaster that rotates 360 degrees to focus guests on the action, including the first reverse launch on a Disney coaster.  

  • Aquatica Orlando’s newest water slide, Reef Plunge includes twists and turns though 330 feet of fiberglass while zooming past a vibrant array of marine life. 

  • LEGOLAND Florida’s Pirate River Quest is a family friendly treasure hunt led by a pirate in search of a lost treasure. Guests journey through uncharted waters while discovering secrets protecting its canals, as this all-new story unfolds brick by brick. 

Fan Favorites 

  • Toy Story Land, a colorful 11-acre world in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, features three themed attractions, “Slinky Dog Dash”, “Alien Swirling Saucers” and “Toy Story Mania!” 

  • Universal’s Volcano Bay offers thrill-seeking rides including the Puihi of Maku Puihi Round Raft Rides, the Kala and Tai Nui Serpentine Body Slides and the Krakatau Water Coaster.  

  • Crayola Experience brings the magic of color to children while stimulating their creativity with 26 hands-on attractions. 

  • Dolphin Cove at SeaWorld Orlando, one of the largest interactive dolphin pools in the world, offers guests an up-close view of bottlenose dolphins from both above and below the surface of the water.  

  • WonderWorks, the original “indoor amusement park for the mind,” melds education and entertainment into more than 100 hands-on exhibits for all ages. Guests explore six Wonder Zones and experience more thrills, including an XD 4D motion simulated thrill ride, indoor ropes challenge course and laser tag arena.  

  • The Lego Movie World at LEGOLAND Florida Resort offers three attractions based on the 2014 film: Unikitty's Disco Drop, Battle of Bricksburg and The Lego Movie Masters of Flight, a unique 180-degree rotating theater attraction with additional 4D elements such as smells and water sprays.  

  • The Game ICON Park is a family entertainment center and arcade featuring 70 games, virtual reality experiences, themed escape rooms and more. 

  • Wild Florida doubled the size of its Drive-thru Safari Park this summer to be 170 acres with 4 miles of driving space. With the expansion, the attraction added gemsbok, kudu and springbok to its lineup of 150 animals. 

  • Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park, an aerial obstacle course set atop the trees in a natural pine forest, offers two kids courses featuring 21 challenges.  

  • Discovery Cove, an all-inclusive day resort, lets guests hand-feed exotic birds, snorkel crystal-clear waters with tropical fish and rays, and even swim and interact with bottlenose dolphins. One of the resort’s newest experiences includes Flamingo Mingle -- an exclusive animal experience where guests can feed and learn about flamingos in an outdoor setting.   


What’s New  

  • Jurassic World VelociCoaster, Florida’s fastest and tallest launch coaster, features an original story with intense maneuvers sending riders catapulting up to 70 mph and over 150 feet in the air with the swiftest of prehistoric predators.  

  • Ice Breaker, opening at SeaWorld Orlando in February, features four launches, both backwards and forwards, culminating in a reverse launch with a 93-foot tall spike with 100-degree angle, the steepest vertical drop in Florida. 

  • ICON Park Slingshot™ is the world’s tallest slingshot ride at 300 feet. The two-tower attraction launches riders out of an “exploding volcano” 450 feet straight up, reaching 100 mph.  

  • ICON Park Drop Tower is the world’s tallest free-standing drop tower at 430 feet tall. Brave riders tilt forward, face the ground, then free fall nearly 400 feet at 75mph.  

  • Dezerland Action Park features the Orlando Auto Museum, one of the largest privately-owned collections of automobilia in the world. Other activities include axe-throwing, karting and pinball. 

Fan Favorites 

  • Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure at Universal’s Islands of Adventure hurls guests past obstacles and dodge beasts on a freewheeling roller coaster flight that will bring them close to some of the wizarding world’s rarest magical creatures. 

  • Avatar Flight of Passage at Disney’s Animal Kingdom sends explorers swooping and soaring on a state-of-the-art 3D simulated flight above the awe-inspiring world of Pandora on the back of a winged banshee.  

  • Aquatica Orlando’s KareKare Curl features two-passenger rafts and allow riders go high up on a vertical wave wall for a feeling of weightlessness before continuing down. Riptide Race is Florida’s first-ever dueling waterslide. Starting atop a 68-foot tower, guests race side-by-side at top speeds, navigating tight loops and accelerations through indoor and outdoor sections. 

  • Nona Adventure Park, a water sports park, features an inflatable, floating obstacle course, wakeboarding cables and a 60-foot climbing tower with a ropes course.   

  • Madame Tussauds at ICON Park lets guests get up-close to take the ultimate selfie with their favorite celebrities like Taylor Swift, Ryan Gosling, Selena Gomez or save the world alongside the Justice League.  

  • Screamin’ Gator Zipline at Gatorland takes guests on an aerial adventure 1,200 feet above live alligators and crocodiles.  

  • iFLY Orlando features a high-energy vertical wind tunnel that offers indoor skydiving, allowing visitors to float on a column of air. No parachute, no jumping and no experience is necessary.  

  • Andretti Indoor Karting & Games offers indoor kart racing on a track full of turns and high speed. Other activities include laser tag, ropes course and classic arcade games.  

  • The Museum of Illusions Orlando, a new mind-bending “edutainment” experience, offers 50 interactive, immersive and mentally deceptive exhibits based on math, science and psychology. 

  • Dezerland Action Park features the Orlando Auto Museum, one of the largest privately-owned collections of automobilia in the world. Other activities include axe-throwing, karting and pinball. 

  • The Bourne Stuntacular is a cutting-edge live-action stunt show based on Universal Pictures’ blockbuster Bourne film franchise will blur the lines between stage and cinema in a hybrid form of entertainment that has never been seen before. 

  • Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on the remote planet Batuu, features two signature attractions, Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, putting guests in the cockpit of the famous spaceship, and Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, where an escape from The First Order turns into all-out battle. 

  • The Escape Game Orlando offers guests nine different immersive adventures that bring stories to life in a one-of-a-kind tactile experience allowing visitors have one hour to complete their mission and escape.  

  • TopGolf Orlando is an entertainment and golfing facility featuring 102 climate-controlled hitting bays that can host up to six players at one time and advanced technology to track the accuracy and distance of players' shots.  

 About Visit Orlando

Visit Orlando is The Official Tourism Association® for Orlando, the most visited destination in the United States and Theme Park Capital of the World®. Visit Orlando connects consumers with every segment of Central Florida’s travel community, whether for a vacation or meeting. Home to seven of the world’s top theme parks — as well as refreshing water parks, outdoor thrill rides, activities to connect with nature, and a dynamic dining and entertainment scene — Orlando is welcoming to travelers of all ages. With 450 hotels, visitors have choices that span multi-acre resorts to themed boutique hotels. Orlando’s trusted theme parks, attractions, hotels and businesses have developed comprehensive safety measures and worked closely with medical experts to create safe travel experiences. Find more information at 


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