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Ranked #1 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Disney; Performances
Owner description: Wishes Nighttime Spectacular is the biggest, brightest fireworks extravaganza in Magic Kingdom theme park history.Jiminy... more » Owner description: Wishes Nighttime Spectacular is the biggest, brightest fireworks extravaganza in Magic Kingdom theme park history.Jiminy Cricket is your host, guiding Pinocchio, Cinderella, Ariel, Peter Pan and other beloved Disney Characters through a fantastic tale told amongst the stars.A magnificent musical score synchs with the fireworks for a stunning aural and visual experience, featuring unique pyrotechnics and special effects.Discover that wishes do come true when you experience Wishes Nighttime Spectacular, a story so big only the sky can hold it!Additional InformationFireworks schedules vary by season. View the online calendar for specific dates and times. Or, refer to the Times Guide, which is available at the Park entrance, at Guest Relations and at most merchandise locations.The show can be viewed throughout the Park, but to see Tinker Bell flying in the sky, a view from the front of Cinderella Castle is recommended. « less
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Discovery Cove (Orlando)
Ranked #2 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Water Parks; Aquariums

Discovery Cove is a beautiful, tropical oasis. The park is well run, and the entire staff is very friendly. Buy the picture CD that the park sells if members of your group are... more »

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Ranked #3 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Extensive collection of the works by Louis Comfort Tiffany plus a rich collection of early 20th-century paintings and... more » Owner description: Extensive collection of the works by Louis Comfort Tiffany plus a rich collection of early 20th-century paintings and decorative arts. « less
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Ranked #4 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals
Owner description: A Catholic church built in the 1980s so that the large number of visitors to the Orlando region would have a place to attend... more » Owner description: A Catholic church built in the 1980s so that the large number of visitors to the Orlando region would have a place to attend church. « less
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Ranked #5 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Performances; Disney
Owner description: La Nouba is a mesmerizing and extraordinary avant-garde circus spectacle performed by Cirque du Soleil exclusively in the... more » Owner description: La Nouba is a mesmerizing and extraordinary avant-garde circus spectacle performed by Cirque du Soleil exclusively in the Downtown Disney West Side area at Walt Disney World Resort.La Nouba is performed at an exceptional theater built especially for Cirque du Soleil. The show's international cast of acrobats, athletes and performance artists—including more than 65 artists representing 15 countries—delights and mystifies with daring acts of grace.La Nouba translates to English as ""to party, to live it up,"" and this theme is evident in the energetic performances, the colorful costumes and the moving live music.Join the thousands of fans who leave this Cirque du Soleil performance in awe of the glorious feats and the inexpressible beauty they have witnessed, carrying with them its memory as an inspiration to celebrate life. It truly is a show that makes ""the impossible, possible.""See the magic up close for yourself when you attend a performance of La Nouba! « less
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Fantasmic (Orlando)
Ranked #6 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Disney; Performances
Owner description: A live Disney production held at the Hollywood Hills Amphitheater at Disney-MGM Studios featuring Disney characters,... more » Owner description: A live Disney production held at the Hollywood Hills Amphitheater at Disney-MGM Studios featuring Disney characters, performers and pyrotechnics. « less
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Ranked #7 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Owner description: Joseph Steed's Archery is located in the rolling hills near Montverde, FL overlooking Lake Apopka in the distance. We are... more » Owner description: Joseph Steed's Archery is located in the rolling hills near Montverde, FL overlooking Lake Apopka in the distance. We are USAA CERTIFIED ARCHERY INSTRUCTORS. We provide the equipment and training necessary to become proficient in the popular sport of archery. Also, we are NRA CERTIFIED FIREARMS INSTRUCTORS and CERTIFIED RANGE SAFETY OFFICERS. For the best firearms experience in Central Florida shooting a variety of small-caliber handguns and rifles give us a try. We also maintain an on-site range for handgun orientation, handgun safety and concealed carry training. Our goals are 100% satisfaction, 100% safety and 100% fun. « less
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Ranked #8 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
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Amway Center (Orlando)
Ranked #9 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Concerts
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Ranked #10 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Owner description: Universal's Islands of Adventure features some of the most innovative rides and attractions ever made on seven spectacularly... more » Owner description: Universal's Islands of Adventure features some of the most innovative rides and attractions ever made on seven spectacularly themed islands: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Marvel Super Hero Island, Toon Lagoon, Jurassic Park, The Lost Continent, Seuss Landing and Port of Entry. « less
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Ranked #11 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Mama's Comedy Show is like Whose Line Is It Anyway for Adults! This is a Comedy Show for grown-ups, and Mama's Comedy Show is... more » Owner description: Mama's Comedy Show is like Whose Line Is It Anyway for Adults! This is a Comedy Show for grown-ups, and Mama's Comedy Show is the best bang for your buck you'll find anywhere! It's a hilarious night of comedy and laughs! « less
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iFly Orlando (Orlando)
Ranked #12 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: iFLY Orlando is the best way to experience indoor skydiving.Experience true free-fall conditions, just like skydiving,... more » Owner description: iFLY Orlando is the best way to experience indoor skydiving.Experience true free-fall conditions, just like skydiving, without having to jump out of an airplane. iFLY's vertical wind tunnel creates a wall-to-wall cushion of air on which you can safely float. There's no parachute, no jumping & nothing attaching you to planet Earth. It's just you & the air, and it's the most incredible adrenaline rush.No Experience Necessary.Recommended for ages 3 to 103! Fun entertainment for the whole family and great for kids. « less
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Hollis Garden (Lakeland)
Ranked #13 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Gardens; Parks
Botanical garden
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Ranked #14 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Museums
Owner description: We hope these photos will help give you a peek at the inside this private Museum. Your visit here is a chance to 'take a... more » Owner description: We hope these photos will help give you a peek at the inside this private Museum. Your visit here is a chance to 'take a Dejavu trip' through Time, walk through our 7,000 sq. ft. facility, and enjoy some of America's Finest Classic American Muscle Cars, Collectible Foreign Cars like Porsche and sometimes Ferrari."Professional" Cars (Hearse & Ambulance),and lo-mile Old-Timers from the 30's-40's-50's, '66-'67 Shelby's, Mid-Year Vette's, 2-Cobra's, Classic Trucks,Ford Woodie,1959 Cadillac Eldorado and occasionally a 'Rat Rod'~ all make appearances here. Experience a HUGE 44+ Year collection of NEON Signs, Vintage Porcelain Advertising Signs, Gas Pumps, Air Towers, Jukeboxes, Cola Machines, and Pedal Cars/Strollers & 1/4 Midget Race Cars. There's even a display of Autographed Guitars w/Backstage Passes from famous 'Rockers' & Country Artists: including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Aerosmith, Ozzy Ozbourne, Bon Jovi, The Rolling Stones' Ron Wood, Don Henley & His group, Billy Ray Cyrus, Graham Nash, George Thorogood, Chicago, Member's of the '99 Lollapalooza Tour, Montgomery & Gentry, & Chet Atkins,Madonna's Autographed underpants, and the entire Cast Signed, Guitar from A&E TV's "Pawn Stars" including 'ChumLee' & the "Old Man", plus a new display on TV's "Duck Dynasty" featuring taxidermy, life size stand-up's of all the characters, "Si's Tea Glass" and more! Plus, see Brooke Burke Autographed Guitar ("Dancing w/The Stars"). We also added for the Ladies; Unique Mannequin's with Period Dress covering the 40's-50's-60's: Airline Stewardess/Pilot, Drive-In Girl on Skates, Race Driver, Texaco Attendant, Hippie 'Groupie',Greyhound Bus Driver,and Ambulance Attendant & Nurse, recently added: 4 'working' 50's B&W TV's with original programs! There is so much to see: Most folks circulate the Museum several times.[Due to damage not covered by insurance we do not permit ANY camera's with removable lenses]. Small cameras & i.phone cameras are welcome. « less
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Ranked #15 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Dinner Theaters
Owner description: Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue is an old-fashioned dinner show that includes foot-stompin' music, nostalgic comedy and an... more » Owner description: Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue is an old-fashioned dinner show that includes foot-stompin' music, nostalgic comedy and an all-you-care-to-eat dinner at Pioneer Hall in Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. Get ready for good, ol' country fun!A long-time family favorite, the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue is hosted in a rustic dance hall, with rousing Wild West dancing, singing, and zany vaudeville comedy. You never know what to expect from the high-spirited Claire de Lune, Johnny Ringo, Dolly Drew, Six Bits Slocum, Flora Long and Jim Handy.As the Pioneer Hall Players perform skits and early song standards, equally sassy Cast Members serve your countrified feast. Between laughs, chow down on pails of all-you-care-to-eat American favorites like fried chicken, smoked BBQ pork ribs, seasonal vegetable, baked beans, fresh baked corn bread and strawberry shortcake. Unlimited draft beer, wine, sangria and soft drinks are included for Guests 21 years of age or older (proper ID required). Celebrations are acknowledged in the show.As the performance rounds out, you may be asked to join in the finale—a musical tribute to Davy Crockett. Your inner bumpkin just might emerge.Bring your whole clan of kin folk and join the frolicking fun of this folksy extravaganza. « less
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Rainbow River (Dunnellon)
Ranked #16 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Bodies of Water
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Bok Tower Gardens (Lake Wales)
Ranked #17 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Gardens; Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: Explore the landscaped gardens of Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and one of Florida’s natural habitats on the Pine Ridge Trail.... more » Owner description: Explore the landscaped gardens of Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and one of Florida’s natural habitats on the Pine Ridge Trail. You can also discover the history of Edward W. Bok and the building of his 205 foot Singing Tower and tour the historic Pinewood Estate mansion to catch a glimpse of the luxurious lifestyle of the 1930s. Around the Gardens the curious will find secret garden paths, picture rubbing posts as well as three geocache locations! « less
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Ranked #18 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Disney

Walt Disney World is both the largest vacation resort in the world and most visited theme park resort in the world. At over 25,000 acres, the massive property features four... more »

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Magic Kingdom (Orlando)
Ranked #19 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Disney
Owner description: The first of the 4 theme parks to open at Walt Disney World Resort, Magic Kingdom park captures the enchantment of fairy... more » Owner description: The first of the 4 theme parks to open at Walt Disney World Resort, Magic Kingdom park captures the enchantment of fairy tales with exciting entertainment, classic attractions, beloved Disney Characters and so much more. « less
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Ranked #20 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Disney
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Ranked #21 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Performances
Owner description: Finding Nemo – The Musical captures the heart, humor, characters and story from the Disney·Pixar animated film Finding Nemo... more » Owner description: Finding Nemo – The Musical captures the heart, humor, characters and story from the Disney·Pixar animated film Finding Nemo and adapts them into a mesmerizing 30-minute Broadway-style musical stage show. The performance is for audiences of all ages in the air-conditioned Theater in the Wild in the DinoLand U.S.A. area at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park.It's a big, blue beautiful world, but not without its dangers, as the overprotective clownfish father, Marlin, his curious son, Nemo, and their friend, Dory, find out in this big fish story—complete with new musical numbers that take their cue from lines from the movie, including ""Just Keep Swimming"" and ""Go with the Flow.""The innovative lighting, sound, special effects and stunning theatrical puppets—some as large as cars—make Finding Nemo – The Musical a must ""sea"" production « less
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Ranked #22 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: State Parks
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Ranked #23 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Water Parks; Disney
Owner description: Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, one of 2 Water Parks in Walt Disney World Resort, features attractions for the whole... more » Owner description: Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, one of 2 Water Parks in Walt Disney World Resort, features attractions for the whole family—from fast waterslides to a children's area with pint-sized raft rides. Catch 6-foot waves in the Surf Pool and snorkel Shark Reef—with real sharks!Escape to a tropical paradise where you'll discover a storm of fun in the sun. Disney's Typhoon Lagoon water park is the place to go for aquatic thrill-seekers of all ages. In addition to great waterslides, you'll love the lazy river, wave pool and children's play area! « less
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Ranked #24 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #25 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Specialty Museums

Best day out in Florida and a reasonable price too. The memories will bring tears to your eyes. Visit their website for more details on the exhibits, or call them (the fastest way... more »

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Blue Man Group (Orlando)
Ranked #26 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Performances
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Ranked #27 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Disney
Owner description: "One of the 4 theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort, Disney's Hollywood Studios offers a behind-the-scenes look at... more » Owner description: "One of the 4 theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort, Disney's Hollywood Studios offers a behind-the-scenes look at Hollywood-style action with live shows, thrilling attractions, backstage tours and star-studded special events.Feel like the star in your own movie as you romp through the streets and sections of the park that blend together like a large, bustling movie set. Immerse yourself in the glitz and glamour of the Hollywood heydays from the 1930s and 1940s, captured by the neon, chrome, art deco and modern architecture.Step into the action with exhilarating attractions and experiences inspired by television and silver screen favorites. Go center stage and into the spotlight with the American Idol Experience, stunt shows and more. Collect autographs and pose for photos at special events or at Character greeting locations. Embark on fantastic thrill rides you only see in the movies.Whether you seek rockin' adventures, playful stage performances, intergalactic fantasy or fascinating film history, you'll find it all—and more—at Disney's Hollywood Studios, where movie magic comes to life! « less
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Ranked #28 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: State Parks
Owner description: Hammock Inn Restaurant is located inside Highlands Hammock State Park. It is known for it's tasty homemade food, friendly... more » Owner description: Hammock Inn Restaurant is located inside Highlands Hammock State Park. It is known for it's tasty homemade food, friendly staff and Wild Orange Ice Cream & Pie. It features an "All You Can Eat Fish" Fish Fry every Friday night from 5-8pm. No entrance fee is charged for just a restaurant visit-Based on the honor System. Worth the trip! « less
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Ranked #29 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
This campus contains nine structures designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
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Lake Dora (Mount Dora)
Ranked #30 of 437 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Bodies of Water
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