Taking Your Vacation in Orlando Florida

There are many things to do in Florida, but if you have a family, some of the places like Miami may not be for you. While there are many different fine adult activities in this area, they are just that, adult activities. Many families find that the Orlando area offers many more activities, and there are many different theme parks and resorts in this area.

You can choose from Sea World and Discovery Cove, which is home to some of the most exotic sea creatures that you may never see anywhere else.

You can choose from Sea World and Discovery Cove, which is home to some of the most exotic sea creatures that you may never see anywhere else.

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There is of course Universal studios, and Universal’s Islands of Adventure, which offers much more than the same theme park in California ever dreamed of, mostly because there is a lot more space here.

 

Probably top on everyone’s list has got to be Disney World, and it too has much to see.

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But this area has much more to offer as well. There are many quiet places, like an assortment of museums to entertain, malls for shopping, as well as many dining offerings. There are state parks to explore, as well as Kissimmee, and Lake Buena Vista.

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These are also great idea alternatives to the crowded theme parks in the area. There are some tips that you should know when you are planning to travel to Orlando Florida, or even Miami.

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One of them is to plan ahead, and explore each of these areas with the power of the internet. There are many websites that offer virtual tours, giving you an idea of what each theme park has to offer without having to actually go there. This way, you and your family can decide what to do, and then plan accordingly. With the many resorts in the area that are really nice, you may also want to consider an all inclusive vacation package.

There are many advantages of an all inclusive stay. First of all one of the biggest problems with budgeting for vacations is trying to get in as many activities as you can, but you often have to deal with lodging, and food, which cuts down on your activity plans.

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This is different with an all inclusive resort. Almost everything is included in one package, and you don’t have to worry about practically anything. Your lodging, food, and entry into the park are all free. Food is offered buffet style for all meals and there is something for everyone’s tastes.

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That doesn’t mean you won’t have to bring money with you, there are some things that won’t be covered in your package. If you want to buy any souvenirs, you will have to pay for them. For parents, if you want any extra food, or alcoholic beverages, you will have to pay for these as well. You may also find some activities, ones that are privately run, are going to cost you extra, but overall, it is much more affordable.

You really need to plan ahead, because if you are planning your vacation during the summer months, these resorts tend to fill quite fast. You should always make your reservations well ahead of your arrival date, in order to make sure that you get the kinds of things you want.

 

Marriott’s Cypress Harbour Villas

Marriott's Cypress Harbour Villas. Set in landscaped gardens around a lake, the Marriott's Cypress Harbor offers luxurious villas with a fully equipped kitchen

11251 Harbour Villa Road, Orlando, FL 32821

Set in landscaped gardens around a lake, the Marriott’s Cypress Harbor offers luxurious villas with a fully equipped kitchen. It is just 1 mi from SeaWorld® Orlando.

There is a lakeside outdoor pool, a hot tub, and sauna available for use at the Marriot’s Cypress Harbor. Cypress Spa is located on site. Younger guests can enjoy themselves at the games room.

Cypress Harbor offers Edy’s Icecream and Starbucks on site. Marriott’s Cypress Harbor is just 6 mi from Walt Disney World. Orlando International Airport is 13 mi away.

Hyatt House across from Universal Orlando Resort

Hyatt House across from Universal Orlando Resort is conveniently located a 3 minutes' drive from Universal Orlando Resort.

5915 Caravan Court, Orlando, FL 32819

Hyatt House across from Universal Orlando Resort is conveniently located a 3 minutes’ drive from Universal Orlando Resort. Guests can start their day with a complimentary buffet breakfast and then take a dip in the pool. Complimentary WiFi is provided for all guests. Complimentary shuttle service is provided to Universal Orlando Resort.

Other services and facilities offered at Hyatt House across from Universal Orlando Resort include a business center, an ATM machine, and newspapers. Meeting space is provided as well.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando Theme Parks

 Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando Theme Parks features a year-round heated outdoor pool, free hot breakfast, and fitness center.

6940 Westwood Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32821

Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando Theme Parks features a year-round heated outdoor pool, free hot breakfast, and fitness center. Free WiFi is also provided. The Orange County Convention Center is an 8 minutes’ drive away.

SeaWorld Orlando is 0.8 mi from the Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando Theme Parks, while International Drive Orlando is 1.6 mi away. The nearest airport is Orlando International Airport, 9.9 mi from the property.