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Ranked #1 of 196 attractions in Orlando
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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Ranked #2 of 196 attractions in Orlando
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 196 attractions in Orlando
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 #4 of 196 attractions in Orlando
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 #5 of 196 attractions in Orlando
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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Ranked #6 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Category: Concerts
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Ranked #7 of 196 attractions in Orlando
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Ranked #8 of 196 attractions in Orlando
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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Ranked #9 of 196 attractions in Orlando
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 #10 of 196 attractions in Orlando
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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Ranked #11 of 196 attractions in Orlando
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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Ranked #12 of 196 attractions in Orlando
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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Ranked #13 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Disney
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Ranked #14 of 196 attractions in Orlando
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 #15 of 196 attractions in Orlando
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 #16 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #17 of 196 attractions in Orlando
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 #18 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Category: Performances
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Ranked #19 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #20 of 196 attractions in Orlando
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 #21 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Water Parks; Disney; Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: "Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, one of 2 Water Parks in Walt Disney World Resort, features one of the world's tallest... more » Owner description: "Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, one of 2 Water Parks in Walt Disney World Resort, features one of the world's tallest and fastest free-falling waterslides, as well as slides and rides for the whole family—like a kid-sized, snow-castle fountain play area with scaled-down versions of the more thrilling attractions.It's easy to be cool while having fun in the sun at Disney's Blizzard Beach water park! While the park looks like a frosty ski resort—complete with a functioning Chair Lift, it's actually an action-packed water wonderland with exciting waterslides and attractions for the whole family. « less
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Ranked #22 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions

At SeaWorld you can experience the awe-inspiring power and beauty of the sea and marine life. Get up-close to all of its mesmerizing creatures – gentle manatees, graceful... more »

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Ranked #23 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Disney; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Performances

Disney's Animal Kingdom opened in 1998 at Walt Disney World and, despite Disn... best marketing attempts, it still comes across as a glorified  zoo with some rides thrown in.   At... more »

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Ranked #24 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Category: Zoos
Gatorland features 3,000 gators and 89 crocodiles, as well as a number of bird and snake exhibits.
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Ranked #25 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Category: Bodies of Water; Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Home to a majestic fountain and graceful swan boats, Lake Eola Park is a bit of serenity and Old Florida in the heart of... more » Owner description: Home to a majestic fountain and graceful swan boats, Lake Eola Park is a bit of serenity and Old Florida in the heart of Orlando. « less
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Ranked #26 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Category: Bar/ Clubs
Owner description: Universal CityWalk is a 30-acre nighttime entertainment complex offering some of the hottest, most recognizable entertainment... more » Owner description: Universal CityWalk is a 30-acre nighttime entertainment complex offering some of the hottest, most recognizable entertainment experiences in the world with dozens of clubs, restaurants and shops. « less
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Ranked #27 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Category: Shops
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Ranked #28 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Orlando Shakespeare Theater produces classic, contemporary, and children's plays providing innovative experiences that enrich... more » Owner description: Orlando Shakespeare Theater produces classic, contemporary, and children's plays providing innovative experiences that enrich our community. « less
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Ranked #29 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Category: Dinner Theaters
Owner description: You are invited to step into the world of comedy, mystery and intrigue at Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows. You will mingle with... more » Owner description: You are invited to step into the world of comedy, mystery and intrigue at Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows. You will mingle with unusual characters…watch out! The action is fast and the laughter is contagious as you become the detective and solve the crime through a live interrogation! You’ll enjoy appetizers, salad, choice of delicious dinner (Cornish Hen, Cheese Lasagna with or without Meatballs or Prime Rib for an additional charge), choice of mystery dessert and unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks. Fantastic group rates for parties of 15 or more. Great for all ages! Shows can also travel to the location of your choice! Call for reservations « less
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Ranked #30 of 196 attractions in Orlando
Category: Comedy Clubs; Performances
Owner description: Two teams of improvisers get the crowd fully involved in a high-energy “Whose Line is it Anyway”-style competition. The SAK... more » Owner description: Two teams of improvisers get the crowd fully involved in a high-energy “Whose Line is it Anyway”-style competition. The SAK cast makes up hilarious characters, stories and songs on the spot, based only on suggestions. Points are awarded by audience judges, with lots of audience involvement. Great date night or take the whole family! Open 5 nights a week, 3 shows on Fridays and Saturdays. Movie-theatre snacks. Check website for showtimes. « less
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