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Orlando Theme Parks

Your Guide To Orlando Theme Parks

As the undisputed theme park capital of the world, Orlando is home to many world famous theme parks! Every year, tens of millions of visitors, young and old, from all over the world, arrive in Central Florida to immerse themselves in our world famous theme parks, and who can blame them, they are all amazing.

From the park that started it all back in 1971, The Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World, to the international frenzy that is The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort, there is a whole world of fun and excitement for everyone to enjoy here in Central Florida's awesome theme parks.

The fun continues with SeaWorld Orlando where you can experience ocean animals together with thrilling shows and rides, plus the fun doesn't stop there, we have LEGOLAND Florida in Winter Park, where you can enjoy Lego rides, shows and attractions plus Legoland's newest offering, Peppa Pig Theme Park!

Enough fun? No way! Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is where the fun is thrilling with wild animals and even wilder rides. Plus with new and exciting rides being introduced all the time, you gotta go visit! 

Here at Gotta Go Orlando we are so lucky to enjoy the theme parks every day of the year and our intimate knowledge of them, allows us to pass on our insider tips and more, giving you advice on touring plans, sharing our thoughts on when to go etc plus we always keep you up to date with all the latest news!

Ready for your theme park adventures? Awesome, then Tick Tock you really Gotta Go have lot's of fun!

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Central Florida Theme Parks

Walt Disney World Resort

Disney's Magic Kingdom

At Disney’s Magic Kingdom you enter a fantasy storybook world of beloved characters, timeless tales and bold adventures featuring Mickey Mouse, Cinderella, Snow White, Peter Pan, Buzz Lightyear and many more!

The Magic Kingdom Park was the first of theme park to open at Walt Disney World in Orlando back in 1971.

 

It combines the pure enchantment of childhood fairy tales with exciting entertainment, classic attractions, beloved Disney Characters and so much more. The Magic Kingdom Park is the most visited theme park in the USA.

EPCOT

Epcot is the place to explore the awe-inspiring possibilities in a world of endless wonder and high octane thrills with exciting attractions, international pavilions and a night-time show featuing water, light and fireworks.

Epcot opened on October 1, 1982, and spans a total of 300 acres, more than twice the size of the Magic Kingdom.

The park is largely dedicated to the celebration of human achievement, namely technological innovation and international culture, the park is divided into two distinct sections... Future World & World Showcase.

Disney's Hollywood Studios

Disney's Hollywood Studios is your backstage pass to the place where showbiz is and entertainment comes to life with iconic attractions, spectacular shows, character experiences and the awesome nighttime show, Fantasmic!

 

Disney opened Hollywood Studios on May 1, 1989 as Disney MGM Studios before evolving into the park it is today.

Now you can step into the action at Star War's Galaxy's Edge, join Andy in his backyard at Toy Story Land and climb aboard Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway for a fun adventure and much more.

Disney's Animal Kingdom

Experience creatures real and imaginary in thrilling adventures and encounters at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Take a flight to Pandora, enjoy animal encounters on a safari and let loose at the Festival Of The Lion King.

Disney's Animal Kingdom opened Earth Day, April 22, 1998 and was the 4th Disney park to be built in Orlando.

Here you will discover an up-close look at the natural world, and the park is dedicated to protecting the natural environment and animal conservation, and their is lot's to see with over 1700 animals across 250 species!

Universal Orlando Resort

 

Universal Studios Florida

Immerse yourself in the next generation of blockbuster entertainment at Universal Studios Florida.You’ll enter The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley, encounter mischievous Minions and so much more!

Universal Studios Florida was Universal's original Orlando park, it opened on 7, June 1990.

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, here your heroes burst through the screen and yank you into the story.

Universal's Island's Of Adventure

Explore the legendary islands at Island's of Adventure, discover The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade, then help battle villains and save the city with Spider-Man before fleeing hungry raptors in Jurassic World.

 

Get ready to have fun with your favourite childhood heroes, comic book stars and cartoon characters at

Universal’s Islands of Adventure, opened in 1999, this is an unforgettable journey through unique themed islands.

Universal's Epic Universe

Universal's Epic Universe is a brand new theme park currently being constructed right here in Orlando.

 

The park which is currently expected sometime in early 2025 will feature Super Mario World and so much more, follow along with us here at Gotta Go Orlando for all the latest constuction news and updates. 

SeaWorld Parks & Resorts

SeaWorld Orlando

With thrilling rides, upbeat shows, interactive exhibits and more, SeaWorld Orlando has dolphin encounters, exhilarating roller coaster rides, mesmerizing aquarium explorations and unbelievable shows.

 

Thrilling visitors since 1973, SeaWorld is known for extraordinary animal encounters and one-of-a-kind rides, and now, children can play at Sesame Street Land including a parade, attractions and characters for meet and greet's.

 

 

Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive day resort where you and your family can enjoy a one-of-a-kind opportunity to get close to dolphins, snorkel with tropical fish and rays, hand-feed exotic birds and unwind on pristine beaches.

 

Opened in 2000, Discovery Cove offers no lines throughout the park, you can plan your adventure at your own pace with breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages all included in admission.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure offering 300 acres of fascinating attractions based on exotic explorations, the park opened on March 31, 1959 and has an African theme.

A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos with more than 12,000 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay provides unrivaled excitement for guests of every age.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort

 

LEGOLAND Florida

At 150-acres, LEGOLAND Florida Resort is the largest interactive LEGOLAND Park in the world.

 

Opened on October 15, 2011, it features more than 50 rides, shows and attractions, restaurants, shopping, a breathtaking botanical garden and more, which are all geared to families with children ages 2 to 12.

Rides include pink-knuckle roller coasters, the Imagination Zone, Miniland USA and LEGO City.

Peppa Pig Theme Park

Join Peppa Pig and her friends in 2022 at the world’s first Peppa Pig Theme Park only at LEGOLAND Florida.

Snort, giggle & play with multiple interactive rides & attractions, themed play areas, water play and fun live shows!

Ready for theme park adventures? Awesome, then Tick Tock you really Gotta Go have lot's of fun!

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Central Florida Theme Parks