Disney World

Family Attractions

Disney World may be the most famous resort in the world, and for good reason. Where else can you travel to where there is so many family attractions in a relatively small area.

Traveling by car to Disney World and Orlando only takes seven hours from Atlanta. That’s only the beginning, the Orlando area offers a ton of other family friendly attractions including Universal Studios, Sea World and Gatorland to name a few.


Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Walt Disney World Resort
(407) 939-6244
Animal Kingdom is the largest animal theme based park in the world! This animal park is one of a kind and a must see. Favorites here include the Kilimanjaro Safaris and the Tree of Life.

Disney’s Blizzard Beach
Walt Disney World Resort
407-824-4321
A water theme park featuring a snowstorm motif. But don’t worry, the water is heated and Blizzard Beach is home to the world’s tallest free-fall speed slide and other goodies.

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon
Walt Disney World Resort
407-824-4321
A Disney water park featuring the world’s largest man-made wave pool. Lay-out on the beach or just enjoy the lush tropical surroundings.

Disney-MGM Studios Theme Park
Walt Disney World Resort
407-824-4321
Experience the new “Twilight Zone” Tower of Terror and Drop faster than gravity, see the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular, and thrill to many other movie rides.

Disney World/Magic Kingdom
Walt Disney World Resort
407-824-4321
Featuring seven magical lands, you can do such things as scream down a roller-coaster such as Space Mountain and Big Thunder Mountain, take a frightening tour through a Haunted Mansion, visit the Pirates of the Caribbean, and see the all new Tomorrowland.

Disney’s Epcot
Walt Disney World Resort
407-824-4321
Experience Japan, China, France, Britain, Mexico, and Italy without leaving the country. Epcot provides a thrilling day of fun and hands-on discoveries.

Sea World
7007 Sea World Drive, Orlando
407-363-2200
Includes the live water adventure, Believe the senstional Shamu Show. Don’t miss Shark Encounter, the polar expedition, Wild Arctic, killer whale breeding, research and observation facility; and other attractions and shows. Hair raising rides include Manta, Kraken, and Journey to Atlantis.

Universal Studios
1000 Universal Studios Plaza
407-363-8000
Over 40 rides, shows & movie set including Jaws, Revenge of the Mummy, Men in Black, Twister, Jimmy Neutron’s Nicktoon Blast and Terminator and The Simpsons Ride, and many more.

Universal’s Islands of Adventure
1000 Universal Studios Plaza
(407) 363-8000
Where comic books, cartoons and stories come alive! Favorites here include the Amazing Adventures of Spider Man, The Incredible Hulk, Jurassic Park River Adventure and the newest and most exciting attraction opening this spring The Wizard World of Harry Potter!

Wet ‘n Wild
6200 International Drive, Orlando
1-800-992-WILD
A full-day of thrilling water fun and sun await you at Wet ‘n Wild. Elaborate rides with death-defying curves and drops are just to get you warmed up.

Things to Do

Aquatica
SeaWorld’s Water Park
5800 Water Play Way
(800) 327-2420
SeaWorld Orlando’s new water park (opened 2008), features water slides galore, a fast-paced lazy river, and the new Omaka Rocka, featuring moves reminiscent of skateboarders and BMX bikers.

Arabian Nights
6225 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy., Kissimmee
1-800-553-6116
An equestrian performance and dinner show. An evening of exciting, comedy, and romance. Call for show information and reservations.

Church Street Station
129 West Church St., Orlando
407-422-2434
Orlando’s #1 dinning and entertainment complex featuring more than 50 shops. Five shows rooms feature live Dixieland Jazz, country & western music, rock ‘n roll and more. Special events include New Year’s Eve Street Party and the Italian Festival.

Disney’s Epcot
407-824-4321
Experience Japan, China, France, Britain, Mexico, and Italy without leaving the country. Epcot provides a thrilling day of fun and hands-on discoveries.

Disney’s River Country & Discovery Island
Lake Buena Vista
407-824-4321
Whitewater rapids, flumes, and other water adventures await the whole family at River Country & Discovery Island. There is a zoological park with a reptile show, and a wide variety of exotic birds and mammals.

Gatorland
14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail
1-800-393-JAWS
Three exciting shows: Gator Jumparoo, Gator Wrestlin “cracker style”, and Snakes of Florida. Over 5,000 gators and crocodiles. Smoked gator ribs and deep-fried gator nuggets are served daily at Pearl’s Smokehouse.

Medieval Times
4510 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee
1-800-229-8300
Orlando’s #1 dinner attraction featuring a dinner inside a 11th century castle and a knights on horseback jousting and sword fighting show.

Pleasure Island
Walt Disney World Resort
407-824-4321
A Disney nightclub-entertainment complex featuring a New Year’s Eve celebration every night. Seven clubs including Mannequins Dance Palace, Pleasure Island Jazz Company and 8TRAX provide entertainment nightly.

Pirates at Colossal Studios
6400 Carrier Dr.
407-248-0590
A spectacular dinner entertainment complex featuring a unique skew-style feast, dazzling performances, pira-technics, and amazing stunts.