All-Day Orlando Adventures
If you’re wondering how to fill an entire day of your Orlando itinerary, it should come as no surprise that Walt Disney® World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld® Orlando and LEGOLAND® Florida Resort are ideal for such purposes — and then some! But even though we’re best known for our theme parks, you’ll find that water parks and attractions can also fill an entire day with wonder, among other Orlando vacation ideas.
Learn more: Orlando Offers
It’s also easy to spend a day or more enjoying some of Orlando’s most popular neighborhoods and nearby cities, as well as unique day trips and unforgettable ecotourism adventures. For that matter, no one will blame you if you want to spend a day luxuriating at one of our over-the-top resorts. There’s no wrong way to do Orlando!
Orlando Theme Parks
It’s easy to spend a full day experiencing unforgettable, open-air adventures in Orlando: Theme Park Capital of the World.
Learn more: Tips for the Best Orlando Theme Park Experience
Walt Disney World® Resort
Choose your adventures at Magic Kingdom® Park, EPCOT®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios® and Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. And through early 2023, you’ll find special surprises throughout Walt Disney World Resort as part of their 50th anniversary gala, The World’s Most Magical Celebration!
Save on discount tickets: Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom® Park
“The Most Magical Place on Earth” continues to live up to its reputation. Experience the rides, shows, fireworks and more that have made this the world’s most famous theme park.
Travel into the future and around the world at Disney’s tribute to the endless possibilities of imagination. Come in spring or fall, respectively, for the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival and EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
Disney’s Hollywood Studios is celebrating new attractions and lands that make a day here even more extraordinary, including Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. Get set for an immersive experience where you’re not merely watching the story but actually living it.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
Thanks to Pandora — The World of Avatar, there are more reasons than ever to roar for Disney’s homage to the majesty of nature.
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment’s original Central Florida park, SeaWorld Orlando has been going strong since 1973.
Save on discount tickets: SeaWorld Orlando
SeaWorld® Orlando Theme Park
Experience high-octane thrills on roller coaster rides like Ice Breaker, Kraken, Mako and Manta; visit all your favorite childhood friends at Sesame Street Land™; learn about SeaWorld’s impressive conservation efforts; and come face-to-face with sea life at exhibits such as the heartwarming Dolphin Nursery.
Universal Orlando Resort
Already home to Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure — which share The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ — Universal Orlando Resort is now working on a third theme park, Universal’s Epic Universe.
Save on discount tickets: Universal Orlando Resort
Universal Studios Florida
Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts™, TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D, and other entertainment icons are all part of the magic that makes Universal Orlando Resort’s original theme park one of the area’s best.
Universal’s Islands of Adventure
Rides and attractions based on beloved pop-culture properties, including Marvel Comics, Harry Potter™, Jurassic World, Dr. Seuss and more, can be experienced at Universal Orlando's second theme park.
LEGOLAND® Florida Resort
Save on discount tickets: LEGOLAND Florida Resort
LEGOLAND Florida Theme Park
Designed for families with children ages 2 to 12, this is the world’s largest LEGOLAND park. Rides, shows and interactive fun abound, as do dining and shopping.
Peppa Pig Theme Park
Designed to be the ultimate day for little ones, the new Peppa Pig Theme Park combines interactive rides and themed playgrounds with character shows and an indoor cinema for quieter moments.
Orlando Water Parks
If you’re looking for wet and wild adventures, look no further than Orlando’s top-rated water parks. Most of the best can be found at our theme parks, including those featured here, but you can also dive into water parks at resorts and as standalone attractions throughout the area! (Please note that Orlando’s water parks are subject to temporary closures related to maintenance and inclement weather.)
Save on discount tickets: Orlando Water Parks
Rivers, lagoons, more than 40 thrilling water slides (including the all-new Riptide Race) and 84,000 square feet of white, sandy beaches can be found at SeaWorld’s Aquatica® Orlando.
Disney’s Blizzard Beach® Water Park
Presenting a vision of a ski resort that melted in the Florida sun, Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park turns slalom courses, toboggan runs and ski lifts into an aquatic adventure.
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon® Water Park
At Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, you can experience the aftermath of a typhoon’s wake, complete with nine waterslides and the world’s largest artificially created waves.
LEGOLAND Florida Resort Water Park
Adjacent to the main LEGOLAND Florida theme park and available as an upgrade to regular admission, this water park features a lazy river, tube slides, body slides and interactive water-play structures.
Universal’s Volcano Bay
Relax, indulge yourself and find adventure at Universal’s Volcano Bay, Universal Orlando Resort’s water theme park that’s built around the looming presence of a tropical volcano. Get discount tickets.
Island H2O Live!
Unique Orlando Attractions
Most Orlando attractions can be experienced in a few hours or less, but these are some you’ll want to take a full day to explore.
Learn more: Things to Do Beyond Theme Parks
Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive day resort that provides the opportunity to swim with dolphins and tropical fish, enjoy relaxing lagoons and lush landscaping, and feast on fully prepared snacks and meals.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
See the spacecraft that carried humanity to the stars at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, just an hour from downtown Orlando. Depending on when you visit, you might even catch a live rocket launch.
Explore a wilder side of Central Florida by diving into natural springs with crystal-clear water, incredible flora and fauna, and plenty of amenities at Blue Spring State Park, De Leon Springs State Park, Rock Springs at Kelly Park and Wekiwa Springs State Park, all of which are within an hour’s drive north of Orlando.
Learn more: Natural Springs Near Orlando
Orlando Wetlands Park
The world’s first man-made wetland, complete with a dizzying array of flora and fauna, is located about 30 minutes east of downtown Orlando.