Universal Orlando® Resort
Universal Orlando® Resort offers not one, but TWO amazing theme parks side-by-side, non-stop nightlife, and world-class on-site hotels, all within easy walking distance.
Jump right into the action of the movies at Universal Studios Florida®, the world’s premier movie and TV-based theme park. Experience the thrills of Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, where legendary stories and best-loved fictional characters come to life on the most innovative rides and attractions ever created. Plus, you can step into the magic and excitement of The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM, now open at Universal’s Islands of Adventure® theme park.
Enjoy live music, dining, dancing, shopping, movies and more at The Entertainment Capital of OrlandoSM, Universal CityWalk® – home of the incomparable Blue Man Group
Adrenaline fuelled action is the order of the day in the myriad of theme parks across the sunshine state, so called due to its all year round glorious weather, just the trick to forget about those washed out weekends in old blighty. We all know about the amazing adventures, scream if you want to go faster white knuckle rides in Disneyworld Resort Florida, as well as the incredible scenes at Universal Orlando® Resort. While Florida offers this in spades there is so much more that several lifetimes wouldn't be enough to appreciate all it has to offer.
From the pearlescent soft sand of the Gulf coast to the Latin vibe of Miami there is so much to see and do in this huge playground that it really is time for family members of all ages to discover a destination that will draw you back time after time. Let us take you to a land where the sky is brighter the water is warmer and the experience is larger than life.
Whilst Florida holidays may be synonymous with the theme parks of Orlando but the glorious Sunshine State also offers many alternatives that those in the know have been secretly enjoying for years! Whether glorious breaks in the Florida Keys, city breaks in Miami or Gulf Coast holidays; there is much to do in Florida.
Undeniably the majority of package holidays to Florida are bound for Kissimmee and Orlando; home to Disney World and Universal Orlando® Resort and hundreds of associated attractions. Spread over 47 square miles Disney World Florida is an amalgamation of four enormous theme parks, two unique water parks, thousands of hotel rooms and many other attractions such as golf courses and shopping. Hotel accommodation at Disney ranges from the budget priced All-Star resorts to the ostentatious luxury of the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, and other options include Villas.
Despite the on-site options the majority of tourists on Disney holidays to Florida opt for cheaper accommodation in nearby Kissimmee. There are thousands of bedrooms available at this all-year round popular destination where great deals are frequently on offer. Indeed, most of the cheap holidays to Florida will comprise breaks in the Orlando or Kissimmee area and many will be fly-drives picking up a hire a car at Sanford airport just outside Orlando. Having a hire car is a cheap option for getting around and allows visitors to take in other theme parks such as Universal Orlando® Resort.
Florida Gulf Coast
Other favoured Florida destinations outside of Orlando include the magnificent coast around Tampa on the Gulf Coast. Stunning sunsets can be witnessed over the Gulf of Mexico, better still if observed from a beach bar sipping an exotic cocktail! Nearby St. Petersburg offers a massive choice of accommodation including motels, hotels and uniquely American ‘efficiencies’. It is an ideal place to stay and from which to investigate the Gulf Coast.
Cosmopolitan Miami with its combination of impressive art deco architecture and unpredictable Latin ambience is a favoured destination for city breaks. Flights to Miami can also be the starting point for holidays to the Florida Keys and trips to the nearby Everglades National Park.
Whatever Florida holiday deals appeal to you check first at The Co-operative Travel; you could grab a fantastic bargain to the Sunshine State.
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