Top Choice Amusement Park in Orlando

Universal Orlando Resort

Smaller, easier to navigate, and more pedestrian-friendly than Walt Disney World, the magnificently themed Universal Orlando Resort is everything you wish Disney could be. The resort consists of two theme parks, wh…
Gardens in Orlando

Harry P Leu Gardens

Camelias, roses, orange groves and desert plants, as well as plenty of grassy spots for a lakeside picnic. Pick up supplies at East End Market, a half-mile east of the entrance gate on Corrine Dr. Tours of Leu House…
Top Choice Museum in Orlando

Orlando Museum of Art

Founded in 1924, Orlando's grand and blindingly white center for the arts boasts a fantastic collection, and hosts an array of adult and family-friendly art events and classes. The popular First Thursday ($10), from…
Museum in Orlando

Mennello Museum of American Art

Tiny but excellent lakeside art museum featuring the work of Earl Cunningham, whose brightly colored images, a fusion of pop and folk art, leap off the canvas. Visiting exhibits often feature American folk art.
Amusement Park in Orlando


One of Orlando’s largest and most popular theme parks, SeaWorld is an aquatic-themed park filled with marine animal shows, rollercoasters and up-close sea life encounters. However, the park’s biggest draw is now its…
Amusement Park in Orlando

Discovery Cove

At Discovery Cove, guests spend the day snorkeling in a fish and ray-filled reef, floating on a lazy river through an aviary, and simply relaxing in an intimate tropical sanctuary of white-sand beaches. For an added…
Museum in Orlando


Housed in a hard-to-miss, upside-down building, this bright, loud, frenetic landmark is a cross between a children's museum, a video arcade and an amusement park. Several stories of wall-to-wall interactive exhibits…
Museum in Orlando

Orlando Science Center

Changing exhibits on dinosaurs, the human body, the solar system and more offer candy-coated science education geared towards children ages 5 to 12. A giant tree grows through the four-story atrium, at the base of w…
Museum in Orlando

Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts

Dedicated to Florida writer and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston (1881–1960), born here in Eatonville and famous for her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. This tiny one-room museum features changing exhibits of A…
Amusement Park in Orlando


This water park filled with tropical greenery offers a vague sense of Polynesia. Visitors come here to play and float about in lazy rivers, splash zones, wave pools and water slides. Aquatica is owned by SeaWorld, a…