An unforgettable trip to Orlando certainly includes a a visit to the Disney theme parks. In addition to Walt Disney World, the city has Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure theme parks. In all, there are 30 different amusement parks. You won't be able to see them all on vacation, so keep reading. With the following tips you will find out which parks in Orlando can provide the best experiences for your family vacation at Disney.

Magic Kingdom

Of the parks in Orlando, this is the most visited and iconic. It is home to Cinderella's castle, known for being the Disney's postcard. It's also where the character parades and the famous fireworks display take place. This park is divided into seven different areas:

  1. Main Street
  2. Adventureland
  3. Frontierland
  4. Liberty Square
  5. Fantasyland
  6. Tomorrowland
  7. New Fantasyland.

Each one has its own style and mood music. That's what makes one of Disney's smallest parks so charming.


Space Mountain: Disney is the place where dreams come true. That's why the roller coaster in the dark is the place where aspiring astronauts can experience the sensation of being in a spaceship in the middle of the stars. This is Disney's oldest roller coaster and also the most popular. You can't go to Magic Kigdom without passing through it. You should arrive early and be prepared to wait in line.

Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin: In this toy, the whole family can help Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story fight evil from inside an intergalactic spaceship.

Pirates of the Caribbean: between the attractions most popular in the park, is from the movie Pirates of the Caribbean. She impresses visitors with the perfect atmosphere of the movie. In the toy you sail the high seas while watching the pirates in action in the midst of cannons and other items that make up the story.

Stitch's Great Escape: in the highly realistic toy with 4D technology, you can accompany the beloved alienStitch, in his attempt to escape while becoming an intergalactic guard. A attraction for all ages and reserves many surprises and fun throughout the experience.

Hollywood Studios Orlando

This is the Disney park focused on Hollywood movies. It is home tos Star Wars attractions, for example. The area is the second choice for Brazilians going to Disney with young children, as it has a wide range of rides for children.


Musicals from Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid and Frozen: the park provides lots of thrills with radical and fun rides for all ages. But it's time to rest and be enchanted, how about watching musicals? These three are the most popular. Beauty and the Beast has a production worthy of Broadway and the Little Mermaid enchants the little ones with its visual effects.

Star Tour - The Adventure Continues: One of the main attractions is the Star Wars space. Even those who don't like the saga will be impressed and entertained by the 3D flight simulator. You can visit different environments, such as the underwater kingdoms of Naboo, the city-planet of Coruscant and the dreaded Death Star.

Hollywood Tower of Terror: the toy was inspired by the American series The Twilight Zone, which features supernatural stories in every episode. In the toyo, the public enters a hotel where five people disappeared after the elevator they were in fell when lightning struck the building. The simulator aims to take the public into the fifth dimension, just as these five people did. It does this through a unique elevator that moves horizontally, vertically and has several other unique features to provide this experience.

Rock'n Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith: also known as the Aerosmith roller coaster. It's one of the most thrilling roller coasters you can experience. With high speeds the toy moves to the beat of a song made especially for it by Aerosmith themselves.


Animal Kingdom

This is Disney's largest park, but with fewer attractions, since its focus is animals. Here you can see different species up close and learn more about nature.


Kilimanjaro Safaris: day or night, this tour is incredible for seeing wild animals in their habitats. You can see crocodiles, giraffes, lions and much more.

Disney Animal Kingdom Rivers of Light: the night show enchants with its combination of lights, water and sound. The Tree of Life lights up during this event. It's an exciting experience in the park that inspires a love of nature and the diversity it represents.

Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain: Have you ever thought about coming face to face with the abominable snowman, the Yeti? You can experience it on this roller coaster! What's more, feel the adrenaline the high speed of the toy! It's certainly a very cool and freezing experience! In this way, Animal Kingdom provides a snowy environment, very different from what you see in Florida.

Festival of the Lion King: After so much adrenaline, the Lion King show is an attraction for you to get the whole family together, get emotional and take some time off amidst this magical world.

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Beyond the Disney parks

Although the Disney Parks in Orlando are enchanting, the city also has other attractions for fun. The Islands of Adventure Orlando Park, together with Universal Studios Orlando, form the great Universal complex. 

Islands of Adventure Orlando

As the name suggests, the park's attractions are all geared towards extreme experiences. For Marvel fans, the park is well worth a visit, as it has an entire area dedicated to their superheroes. Among the attractions is the Hulk roller coaster. For those who enjoy adrenaline rushes, it's one of the most extreme in the world! The park also has Transformers and Jurassic Park attractions. 

Harry PotterIt's also at Islands of Adventure Orlando that you can get up close and personal with the magical environment of the world's most beloved wizard, Harry Potter. You can explore Hogwarts castle and fly along with your favorite characters in a simulator. You can also visit the stores selling wands, sweets and all the other items from this universe. And, of course, don't forget to treat yourself to a Butterbeer.

On top of all this, you can take the Hogwarts Express to get to from the Harry Potter area of Islands of Adventure Park to the Harry Potter area of Universal Studios Park, that's where you'll find Diagon Alley.  

Universal Studios Orlando

For teenagers and adults, one of the coolest parks to visit is Universal Studios. That's because there you'll find attractions from many of the brand's series and films. You can have fun on Shrek, from the nostalgic movie ET, Men in Black and The Mummy. There's also the Simpsons area, where tourists can take the traditional photo on the wall. 

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Of course, Orlando has countless incredible attractions. We've brought you just a few of the main park options in Orlando with lots of entertainment and enchantment for the whole family to enjoy. Whether you're visiting or living here, Orlando is an exciting city, as are its more than 30 theme parks. If you would like more information about Disney and real estate investment opportunities in the region, please contact our relationship agents.

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