Storey Lake Kissimmee
Storey Lake Kissimmee is the city of Orlando is located in one of the world’s most visited tourist regions, which draws tens of million visitors every year and there is no shortage of fun and entertainment! Attractions are only ever a short drive or minutes away – no matter where you are staying – with the main Orlando Theme Parks being Walt Disney World Resort Florida, Universal Orlando and Sea World Orlando Parks.
Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista is Florida’s most popular family attraction and has been for many years. The Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park, Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios are just some of the highlights that have long entertained children and parents. There is plenty to see and do to keep families occupied for days on end. Additions such as the Downtown Disney Area, Disney’s Boardwalk and ESPN Wide World of Sports cater to a more adult crowd, with shopping, restaurants, theatres and music venues.
Disney attractions include two water parks – Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon, one of Disney’s most popular water parks, with all kinds of slides and rides, a wave pool for surfing, and areas for small children to enjoy themselves. Shark Reef gives visitors an opportunity to swim with leopard and bonnethead sharks, along with sting rays and other fish. For those looking for a little less adventure but just as much fun there is a Lazy River where you can drift down a man made river in an inner tube.
Universal Orlando Resort features Universal Studios offering all kinds of attractions and entertainment. Rides, shows, restaurants are all part of the experience. Universal Islands of Adventure offers theme areas with rides and eye catching sights – with many visitors spending much more time here than they had anticipated. Located at Universal Orlando, Islands of Adventure has five unique islands, each designed in their own theme, complete with rides and various other forms of entertainment. City Walk features dining, shopping, and entertainment day and night. Blue Man Group performances are also a highlight.
Sea World Orlando, with its huge aquariums, dolphin and whale shows, touch pools and an extensive list of rides, draws a large family crowd. It also features close up encounters with dolphins and other residents. Sea World Orlando is among the world’s largest marine parks.
Located adjacent to Sea World Orlando is Discovery Cove, one of the areas premier attractions. Visitors can experience some of the mysteries of the sea in an island resort setting. Options include Swimming with Dolphins, snorkelling along a reef, wading among stingrays or you can just relax in lounge chairs in a tropical setting in the Florida sunshine.
Aquatica, Sea World’s amazing water-park, is set amidst lush landscaping landscape inspired by the South Sea Islands, offering you experiences from serene to extreme with high-speed thrills and wide sandy beaches. Aquatica’s signature attraction, Dolphin Plunge, sends riders in clear tubes through a crystal-blue lagoon that is home to black-and-white Commerson’s dolphins. Aquatica features the world’s only side-by-side wave pools capable of operating both together and independently, while two winding rivers offer different voyages ranging from relaxing to racing. The water slide Omaka Rocka thrills you with high-speed tubes and half-pipe funnels that’ll have you splashing and sliding frontward and backward and climbing the walls!
One of Florida’s first water parks, Wet ‘N Wild, has enough fun and thrill rides to entertain you all day long featuring a wave pool, water slides, chutes, raft rides, flumes and a lazy river.
LEGOLAND Florida is a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. With more than 50 rides, shows and attractions and the LEGOLAND Water Park, LEGOLAND is geared towards family fun! LEGOLAND Florida is open daily, but is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday during specific periods. LEGOLAND Florida is located in Winter Haven, Florida, 45 minutes south-west of Orlando.
Within easy reach is the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral.