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3 days in Orlando

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3 days in Orlando
The area's array of theme parks and outdoor activities provide more than enough activity and adventure for a three-day trip. Energy and flexibility are key to designing an Orlando holiday that anyone can enjoy.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Day 1
Walt Disney World Resort
Walt Disney World Resort

Walt Disney World is both the largest vacation resort in the world and most visited theme park resort in the world. At over 25,000 acres, the massive... more »

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Magic Kingdom Park
Magic Kingdom Park

The first of the 4 theme parks to open at Walt Disney World Resort, Magic Kingdom park captures the enchantment of fairy tales with exciting entertainment, classic attractions, beloved Disney Characters and so much more.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Cinderella's Royal Table
Cinderella's Royal Table
Cost: US$30 - US$50
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Happily Ever After Fireworks
Happily Ever After Fireworks

Wishes Nighttime Spectacular is the biggest, brightest fireworks extravaganza in Magic Kingdom theme park history.Jiminy Cricket is your host, guiding Pinocchio, Cinderella, Ariel, Peter Pan and other beloved Disney Characters through a fantastic tale told amongst the stars.A magnificent musical score synchs with the fireworks for a stunning aural and visual experience, featuring unique... More

Wishes Nighttime Spectacular is the biggest, brightest fireworks extravaganza in Magic Kingdom theme park history.Jiminy Cricket is your host, guiding Pinocchio, Cinderella, Ariel, Peter Pan and other beloved Disney Characters through a fantastic tale told amongst the stars.A magnificent musical score synchs with the fireworks for a stunning aural and visual experience, featuring unique pyrotechnics and special effects.Discover that wishes do come true when you experience Wishes Nighttime Spectacular, a story so big only the sky can hold it!Additional InformationFireworks schedules vary by season. View the online calendar for specific dates and times. Or, refer to the Times Guide, which is available at the Park entrance, at Guest Relations and at most merchandise locations.The show can be viewed throughout the Park, but to see Tinker Bell flying in the sky, a view from the front of Cinderella Castle is recommended. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Day 2
Universal Studios Florida
Universal Studios Florida

Hang on tight. Your heroes are about to burst through the screen and yank you into the story. You’re the star here and you’ll disappear into one jaw-dropping adventure after another. Dodge evil villains. Defend the earth. Face a fire-breathing dragon. Wander into animated worlds where characters you love are suddenly right beside you. Go beyond the screen, behind the scenes and jump... More

Hang on tight. Your heroes are about to burst through the screen and yank you into the story. You’re the star here and you’ll disappear into one jaw-dropping adventure after another. Dodge evil villains. Defend the earth. Face a fire-breathing dragon. Wander into animated worlds where characters you love are suddenly right beside you. Go beyond the screen, behind the scenes and jump into the action of your favorite films at the world’s premier movie and TV based theme park. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal's Islands of Adventure

Prepare for a place where super heroes, beasts, and magical creatures stand before you. You're entering lands where everything is real. Explore a secret school of witchcraft and wizardry. Fly high above the city streets with a famous web slinger. Hide from hungry dinosaurs and hope you're not their next meal. And you can face the most colossal ape ever to walk the earth. Let the... More

Prepare for a place where super heroes, beasts, and magical creatures stand before you. You're entering lands where everything is real. Explore a secret school of witchcraft and wizardry. Fly high above the city streets with a famous web slinger. Hide from hungry dinosaurs and hope you're not their next meal. And you can face the most colossal ape ever to walk the earth. Let the adventures begin. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (WWoHP), the newest of six islands inside Universal's Islands of Adventure (IOA), is a meticulously conceived and... more »

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Universal CityWalk
Universal CityWalk

Universal CityWalk is a 30-acre nighttime entertainment complex offering some of the hottest, most recognizable entertainment experiences in the world with dozens of clubs, restaurants and shops. It’s open until 2 AM, and all guest can self-park for free after 6PM. CityWalk is a convenient, unique collection of awesome dining and entertainment venues and has everything you’re looking... More

Universal CityWalk is a 30-acre nighttime entertainment complex offering some of the hottest, most recognizable entertainment experiences in the world with dozens of clubs, restaurants and shops. It’s open until 2 AM, and all guest can self-park for free after 6PM. CityWalk is a convenient, unique collection of awesome dining and entertainment venues and has everything you’re looking for. *Some Universal CityWalk shows/venues are separately ticketed and some require ages 21 or older for admission with valid photo ID. Additional restrictions apply. *Does not apply to valet parking or Prime Parking. Not valid for Halloween Horror Nights™. Additional restrictions may apply and subject to change without notice. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2017 Universal Studios. All rights reserved. Less

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Day 3
SeaWorld Orlando
SeaWorld Orlando

At SeaWorld you can experience the awe-inspiring power and beauty of the sea and marine life. Get up-close to all of its mesmerizing creatures... more »

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Discovery Cove
Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove is a beautiful, tropical oasis. The park is well run, and the entire staff is very friendly. Buy the picture CD that the park sells if... more »

Fee: Yes
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Pirate's Dinner Adventure
Pirate's Dinner Adventure

Pirate's Dinner Adventure is an interactive Pirate stunt show that puts you right in the middle of all the action. Over 100 people from the audience is used during the show every night. Voted by Orlando Sentinel readers as Orlando's BEST DINNER THEATER 2011, and runner up Best Themed Restaurant 2012. Visit us for a night of swashbuckling adventure and family fun!

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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