Orlando is the amusement park capital of the world, with dozens of theme parks, water parks and attractions, as well the surrounding area is full of parks and attractions. In fact, some of Florida's top attractions like Kennedy Space Center are not located in Orlando, but in nearby areas.
Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Center is one of the main attractions of Florida. It is not an amusement park and it is not located in Orlando, however it is regarded as a theme park for the attractions and experiences that can be done inside the center, which provoke strong emotions like those of the parks.
In the center various spatial experiences can be made or experienced, as well as being able to visit various exhibitions and displays. You can admire the historic spacecraft and visit the entire space center with a series of buses. Some shows e two IMAX theaters complete the playful and entertainment offer.
Although not really in Orlando but about 80 km, a visit to the Legoland Florida park is highly recommended, especially if you are traveling with children. The park offers more than 40 attractions all inspired by the colored Lego bricks.
Visiting the park is ideal for families and, above all, for the little ones, who will be left speechless looking and admiring the huge coloring figures and the attractions of the park built and made with colored bricks.
Busch Gardens Tampa
Less than 100 miles from Orlando Busch Gardens Tampa is located. Formerly known as Busch Gardens Africa, this amusement park has Africa and its animals as its theme and it is one of the main American amusement parks.
The park covers an area of over 130 hectares and is not just a wildlife park where to observe animals, but also hosts important attractions. The main ones are the roller coasters, in fact the park boasts 8 roller coaster of the highest level.
even the water park Adventure Island is located in Tampa less than 100 miles from Orlando. The park is spread over 10 hectares and hosts various water attractions, Many slides and various swimming pools.
The Adventure Island water park is located across from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and thus becomes an excellent destination for lovers of amusement parks that in one place they can visit 2 of the main parks of the United States.