First-Timer Guides to Orlando

Given how much there is to experience in Orlando, first-time visitors can sometimes feel overwhelmed by the choices — which is why we’ve put together the following guides. These recommendations are designed to help you narrow Orlando’s incredible array of options into areas that suit your interests, including recommendations for first-timers, families with kids, and adult visitors without children.

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You’ll also find guides to the most popular attractions at our theme parks and beyond, as well as recommendations for exploring Orlando’s rich LGBTQ+, African-American, Hispanic and Latino, and Asian-American and Pacific Islander cultures and histories.

For more ideas, follow our blog and sign up for our eNewsletter, or get assistance from knowledgeable Vacation Planners via our Vacation Planning Services. You can also visit our Healthy Travel page for the latest details about the ways our theme parks, attractions, hotels, restaurants and other businesses are working to protect you and your family. Then, decide which approach works best for you — because the choice is always yours in Orlando!

Please note: Depending on the timing of your visit, some experiences may be temporarily modified. Learn more about healthy travel in Orlando, and check with your favorite attractions, restaurants and other businesses for their current status.