Orlando

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Rediscover your inner child at Walt Disney World® Resort, swim with dolphins at SeaWorld® Orlando and explore the universe at the Kennedy Space Center, all in one place!

Orlando is a busy, compact city with plenty of adventure. Its tropical climate makes it perfect for year-round family fun. The city is known for its world-class theme parks, pristine golf courses, and the out-of-this-world space and science centers.

Orlando enjoys a reputation as the theme park capital of the world. The Walt Disney World® Resort is one of the most popular holiday spots in the U.S., spreading over 25,000 acres (10,000 hectares) and including four theme parks, two water parks and more than 20 hotels. Inside the resort, Magic Kingdom® has a life-size version of Cinderella castle. Another highlight is Epcot®, which explores the technology of tomorrow with exhibits and games dedicated to the world’s newest inventions.

Drive 20 minutes east to SeaWorld® Orlando and Aquatica. Spend the day observing marine animals and cooling off on the thrilling water rides. Don’t miss nearby Gatorland® where you’ll learn about Florida's local swamp-dwelling reptiles.

Orlando is a center for engineering and technology, due in part to its proximity to the Kennedy Space Center. Tour the launch areas where the first moon landing missions in U.S. history began. At the Space Shuttle Launch Experience, climb inside a shuttle cabin for a ride as close as you’ll get to actual lift-off into outer space.

The Orlando Science Center, located near the downtown area, offers fascinating family fun. Exhibits here cover everything from dinosaurs to Florida’s plant and animal life, and the science behind light and electricity.

During the long, humid summer, pick a shady spot in the Harry P. Leu Gardens, a 50-acre (20-hectare) expanse of green lawns and old oak trees. From here you can admire one of Orlando’s great natural attractions, the afternoon thunderstorms. When these roll in, prepare for dramatic lightning shows and a quick burst of rain.

Where to stay in Orlando

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Orlando at SeaWorld
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Orlando at SeaWorld
4 out of 5
10100 International Drive, Orlando, FL
The price is CA $80 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 4
This family-friendly Orlando hotel is located on the Strip, within 1 mi (2 km) of SeaWorld® Orlando, Aquatica, and Orange County Convention Center. Discovery ...
3.4/5 (6,279 reviews)
"I loved everything about this place. I will come back for sure."

Reviewed on Oct. 25, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Orlando at SeaWorld
DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando
DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando
4 out of 5
5780 Major Blvd, Orlando, FL
The price is CA $104 per night from Nov 24 to Nov 24
This family-friendly Orlando hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Universal Studios Florida, Universal CityWalk, and Orlando International ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (4,546 reviews)
"Everything was perfect, only thing was the elevator processes"

Reviewed on Oct. 26, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando
Walt Disney World Dolphin
Walt Disney World Dolphin
4 out of 5
1500 Epcot Resort Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL
The price is CA $356 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 8
Located in Bay Lake, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course and within 6 mi (10 km) of Epcot®, Disney's Hollywood Studios®, and Disney Springs®. Disney's ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (4,323 reviews)
"Decor seems to be outdated but staff made up for it. Our room 2009 appeared to have an air conditioning issue which prevented it from getting cold."

Reviewed on Oct. 26, 2021

Walt Disney World Dolphin
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Homewood Suites by Hilton-Orlando Theme Parks, FL
Homewood Suites by Hilton-Orlando Theme Parks, FL
3 out of 5
6940 Westwood Blvd, Orlando, FL
The price is CA $117 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
Situated in Orlando, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of SeaWorld® Orlando and Discovery Cove. Aquatica and Orange County Convention Center are also within ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,254 reviews)
"This is one of our go-to properties in the Theme Park area of Orlando. Clean, spacious, and very modern. Highly recommended."

Reviewed on Oct. 25, 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton-Orlando Theme Parks, FL
Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa a staySky Hotel/Resort
Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa a staySky Hotel/Resort
4 out of 5
8113 Resort Village Drive, Orlando, FL
Situated in the entertainment district, this spa condo resort is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores and within 6 mi (10 km) of Orlando Vineland ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (4,770 reviews)
"Very clean and quiet place also shopping plaza and food is walking distance"

Reviewed on Oct. 26, 2021

Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa a staySky Hotel/Resort
Home2 Suites by Hilton Orlando at Flamingo Crossings
Home2 Suites by Hilton Orlando at Flamingo Crossings
3 out of 5
341 Flagler Ave, Winter Garden, FL
The price is CA $141 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
Situated in Winter Garden, this aparthotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Island H2O Live!, Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, and Disney's Winter Summerland Miniature ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (337 reviews)
"Nice posh hotel. Enjoyed our stay. We came a few years too early. Once all the empty units get rented out this will be a prime spot. Wished restaurants/grocery was more nearby. Other then that no complaints."

Reviewed on Oct. 23, 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton Orlando at Flamingo Crossings
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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