The Disney World and Florida area is full of fabulous
amusement and theme parks. These are central to most vacations here along
with the sunny skies and warm weather. Find Disney
World vacation rental homes close to your favorite theme park or
find a new amusement park to explore with our Disney World Parks and
Florida Theme Parks reference guide.
Walt Disney World: The Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney/MGM
Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom. The largest entertainment resort
in the world and well worth an extended visit.
Universal Orlando consists of two theme parks: Universal
Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure and Universal CityWalk (a
night-time entertainment destination). Universal Orlando Resort is
the largest property owned by Universal Studios Theme Parks and is
also the second-largest resort in Greater Orlando, after the Walt Disney
Boomers! Parks is a chain of family amusement centers
which feature indoor activities including carousels, kiddie swings,
restaurants, musical shows and video arcades; and outdoor activities
including miniature golf, kiddie rides, bumper boats, batting cages,
go-karts, kiddie roller coasters, and laser tag. Located in Boca
Raton or Dania Beach, Florida.
Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay is a 335 acre African-themed
animal theme park and is also known for it's amazing roller coasters.
Find a Tampa
vacation rental nearby.
Dinosaur World features over 150 life size dinosaur
sculptures and is located in Plant City, Florida, about a one hour
drive from Kissimmee.
Fun Spot Action Park is located in Orlando on 4.7
acres. This fun-filled amusement park has 17 attractions, including
four multi-level go-kart tracks, seven thrill rides and six kiddie
rides. There are many Orlando
vacation homes nearby.
The Holy Land Experience is a spectacular, biblical
theme park and museum located in Orlando. Designed to replicate the
architecture and themes of 1st century Israel.
Legoland Florida is a planned theme park encompassing
145 acres in Winter
Lion Country Safari is a drive-through safari park
located in Loxahatchee (near West Palm Beach). Founded in 1967, it
claims to be the first 'cageless zoo' in the US.
Marineland is billed as "the world's first
oceanarium" and is an entertainment and swim-with-the-dolphins
Old Town offers shopping, dining, entertainment
attractions, amusement park and car cruises in Kissimmee.
Sam's Fun City is located in Pensacola and
offers 20 rides and attractions for kids of every age. It's also the
Gulf Coast home of Rocky and Bullwinkle.
SeaWorld Orlando is a theme park and marine-life
based zoological park. When combined with its neighbor Discovery Cove
and the Aquatica waterpark, it forms a larger entertainment complex
devoted to Earth's oceans and the array of life that inhabits them.
Silver Springs in Ocala,
features national music acts, live animal exhibits, glass bottom boat
rides and nature tours.
Weeki Wachee Springs is a natural tourist attraction
located in Weeki Wachee, Florida where underwater performances by "mermaids"
can be viewed in an aquarium-like setting in the spring of the Weeki
Wachee River. A waterpark, Buccaneer Bay, and boat rides are also part
of the attraction.