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Pirate River Quest - Now Open!

Walk in the Park

Spring 2023

Enjoy a springtime stroll at a slow, relaxed and leisurely pace.

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is the ultimate vacation destination for families with kids. With more than 50 interactive rides, shows and attractions inspired by LEGO® brands & characters, a seasonably heated Water Park with more than a dozen family water slides and three uniquely themed on-site accommodations, there is something for everyone. The all-new ride, Pirate River Quest, takes guests on an adventure to find the lost treasure of Captain Redbeard.

Explore the true magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park where thousands of animals are featured in their natural habitats. Adventurers can meander along the winding paths of Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail, spotting gorillas, hippos, zebras and more at every turn. At the Maharajah Jungle Trek®, cross towering footbridges, roam around jungle bends and behold cascading waterfalls where a wonderland of tigers and other captivating animals are discovered. Whether you’re the largest of gorillas or the smallest of cubs, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park holds fun for everyone.

A visit to ICON Park is easy, there are no turnstiles and all guests are free to walk the property and enjoy the atmosphere. Guests can take photos in front of the wheel, the most Instagram friendly spot in Orlando. And free parking is available. "A walk in the park” is a great expression to describe a peaceful, valuable, memorable and family friendly visit to ICON Park.

Designed to be the ultimate day for little ones, Peppa Pig Theme Park features interactive rides, themed playgrounds, character shows and even more oinktastic experiences. Every corner of this charming new park is crafted with preschoolers in mind, from their first roller coaster rides with their parents and free fair games for the whole family, to an all-terrain course where they can pedal tricycles through a sensory-rich trail and a colorful splash pad that celebrates “muddy puddles” jumping fun!

Escape the ordinary and discover why the real characters come play on this side of town. At Old Town Entertainment District, you’ll experience a destination that’s as unique as you. Old Town is an 18-acre walking featuring over 70 unique and affordable shops, restaurants, bars, rides and family friendly attractions.

Relax as you stroll down beautiful, tree-lined brick streets and discover why Old Town has become a beloved family tradition for over 30 years.

At SeaWorld® Parks & Resorts™ Orlando an ocean of fun awaits. From high-speed water slides and exhilarating wave pools to tranquil beaches, Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark® Orlando, delights all ages and interests. This one-of-a-kind waterpark is home to some of the world’s most thrilling water rides, featuring more than 40 slides, rivers and lagoons and 84,000 square feet of sparkling white, sandy beaches.

As Florida’s thrill ride leader, Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure, combining exciting seasonal events, incredible animal experiences, world-class roller coasters and more! Guests can take on a top-rated list of favorite attractions for thrill seekers, including Iron Gwazi. Animal fans can connect with hundreds of species from around the world as they stroll through the park.

Discovery Cove® is an all-inclusive day resort where guests can enjoy a one-of-a-kind opportunity to swim with dolphins, snorkel among thousands of tropical fish and rays, hand-feed hundreds of exotic birds, encounter playful otters and more. Relax and explore rocky lagoons surrounded by lush landscaping, colorful reefs, winding rivers and white, sandy beaches. Freshly prepared breakfast, lunch, plus endless snacks and beverages (including beer and wine for guests 21 and older) are included.

Guests are immersed in wonder at SeaWorld® Orlando. Experience incredible thrills like the ALL-NEW Ice Breaker, which features the steepest beyond vertical drop in Florida. Discover what it takes to care for an injured animal at SeaWorld Rescue Manatee Rehabilitation. Witness the power and grace of killer whales in the awe-inspiring show Orca Encounter® and experience one-of-a-kind attractions, thrilling coasters and up-close animal interactions.

There's no better place to take a stroll with the whole family than ZooTampa at Lowry Park. Set on almost 56 acres, ZooTampa is home to more than 1000 animals of 300 species. From the okapi (cousins of the giraffe) to Florida panthers and manatees to various animals from around the globe, your stroll in the park will be filled with interactive experiences as you learn more about animals and the natural world.