Local Theme Parks

Local Theme Parks

Orlando is home to more than a dozen theme parks, the best known among them being Walt Disney World which comprises parks such as Magic Kingdom and Epcot, as well as water parks.

Another major destination, Universal Orlando, offers Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure, with The Wizarding World of Harry Potter straddling both.

Theme Parks in the Orlando Area

Walt Disney World, consisting of –

Magic Kingdom


Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Blizzard Beach

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Universal Orlando Resort, consisting of –

Universal Studios Florida

Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Universal’s Volcano Bay

SeaWorld Orlando, consisting of –


Discovery Cove


Legoland Florida

A little further afield towards the Gulf Coast is the African-themed animal park of Busch Gardens with its wildlife park, roller coasters, live shows and other attractions and which is home to more than 12,000 animals. Opposite Busch Gardens is the Adventure Island water park.