Orlando Area Attractions

If you’re planning on renting a home or condo in Clearwater or Tampa with Florida Sun Vacation Rentals, we’ve got great news for you-you’re less than 2 hours from Orlando, Florida!

Though there is plenty to do around the Tampa area, your location near Orlando opens up even more incredible possibilities. So start planning your ideal beach vacation now – take a look at some of the best Orlando area attractions!

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SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando remains one of the top tourist destinations in the area. Featuring roller coasters, daily shows and special events, water-based thrill rides, restaurants, and so much more, SeaWorld is a great place for families to enjoy watching the aquatic wildlife of Florida.

Though their top attraction remains their killer whale exhibit, you can also see sea lions, penguins, seals, and much more at SeaWorld.

Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World has been one of the top theme parks in the world for decades. Walt Disney world features 4 different theme parks, two water parks, multiple golf courses, a camping resort, and dozens of other unique, Disney-themed entertainment venues.

With fun recreation activities for kids, and fine-dining and lounges available for adults, there’s something for everyone at Disney World.

Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando has multiple theme parks and destinations – themed after Marvel superheroes, Jurassic Park, and much more!

One of the most popular recent additions to Universal Orlando is The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Here, adults and children alike can get lost in the world of J.K. Rowling’s immensely popular fantasy series. From drinking butterbeer at Hogsmeade to picking out your very own wizarding wand in Diagon Alley, you can do it all!


Gatorland, located just outside of Orlando, is a 110-acre wildlife preserve and theme park, based around one thing – Florida alligators! Gatorland is the “Alligator Capital of the World” – but that’s not all.

Gatorland also features exhibits with crocodiles, rare birds, reptiles and snakes, big wild cats, and more. With special events such as night exhibits and the “Screamin’ Gator” zipline, there’s plenty to do!

Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive day resort, focused on aquatic activities. From snorkeling in a saltwater reef, to swimming with dolphins, playing with otters, and more!

The resort includes multiple pools, waterfalls, and beaches, as well as gentle “lazy” rivers and coral reefs. In addition, your ticket for entry includes unlimited food and drinks all day – you can spend the entire day at the resort, and enjoy a huge selection of food, snacks, and more.

Kennedy Space Center

Experience the joy and awe of space exploration at the Kennedy Space Center. If you’ve got a science-minded kid, or you love learning more about NASA and the space program, you won’t want to miss the Kennedy Space Center.

It’s about an hour away from Orlando on Cape Canaveral, but worth the trip. You can tour multiple museum exhibits and enjoy plenty of special events. If you time your trip correctly, you can even watch a rocket launch at the Kennedy Space Center – which is sure to be an experience that you and your family will never forget.

Explore Orlando At These Fun Destinations!

This is only the beginning when it comes to recreation in Orlando and Tampa. Florida has so much to do – no matter where you stay, you’re sure to find something fun to do.

So check out these destinations in Orlando, and start planning your beach vacation at Clearwater and Tampa Bay today.