Florida Attractions



Florida attractions are listed below in alphabetical order.


Daytona Lagoon Water Park
& Family Entertainment Center

Daytona Lagoon Water Park and Family Entertainment Center is a small park located in the heart of Daytona Beach at Oceanwalk Village.

The water park is open May through September with varying operating hours while the entertainment center is open year-round.

Daytona Lagoon features a wave pool, the “Pelican's Drift” lazy river and ten water slides.

Speed slides include the two slaloms of “Adventure Mountain” and the four racer slides of “Kraken's Conquest”. Other attractions include the three slides of “Panama Jacks'” tower and the six-story dark slide, “Blackbeard's Revenge”.

Kids can enjoy the “Castaway Bay” interactive water playground that features a multi-level play structure that includes slides, climbing nets and a giant tipping bucket.

Daytona Lagoon Family Entertainment Center includes a rock wall, three miniature golf courses and a 3,000 square foot laser tag arena. The center also offers an antique carousel, two-story foam ball shooting range and the Grand Prix Go-Kart Raceway.

For more information on this Florida theme park, please contact:

Daytona Lagoon Water Park and Family Entertainment Center
601 Earl Street
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
386-254-5020
www.daytonalagoon.com



Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove is an interactive and educational theme park located next door to SeaWorld Adventure Park Orlando and is part of the Busch Entertainment Corporation family of companies.

It is an exclusive, reservations-only adventure park where capacity is capped to only 1,000 guests per day.

Guests can experience a tropical paradise offering once-in-a-lifetime animal adventures including swimming with bottle-nosed dolphins, hand-feeding exotic birds and snorkeling with exotic fish and rays.

The Resort Pool features year-round 80-degree water and leads into the Tropical River where guests can drift along and enjoy underwater caves and waterfalls. Also along the way is a beautiful white beach complete with cabanas and hammocks.

Guests may swim through reefs, grottos and underwater ruins at the Coral Reef or swim along with gentle, giant rays and thousands of tropical fish in Ray Lagoon.

Also located within the water park is the Discovery Cove Aviary which is home to more than 30 species of birds to interact with.

Discovery Cove has wonderful all-inclusive admission packages offering a continental breakfast (muffins, tea, coffee, pastries, orange juice and fruit) and snacks, fresh fruit, soft drinks and smoothies throughout the day.

Discovery Cove provides the complimentary use of snorkels, masks, life vests and wet suits. They also provide samples of sunscreen that is safe for use in the animal habitats.

For more information on this Florida theme park, please contact:

Discovery Cove
Sea World Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
877) 434-7268
www.discoverycove.com



Disney's Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Hollywood Studios opened on May 1, 1989 as MGM Studios and is the third park to be built on the Walt Disney World Resort property.

It is the smallest park at 110 acres and is represented by the 156-ton Sorcerer’s Hat that represents the magic of show business and the entertainment wizardry of Walt Disney.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios is inspired by the Golden Age of Hollywood complete with swaying palm trees, art deco buildings and bright pink and blue archways that reflect days of the golden age of films. It offers guests the fun of experiencing America's movie history in Disney style.

This Florida theme park is divided into the four areas all with different attractions that center on Hollywood movie classics and popular television entertainment.



Hollywood Boulevard is the grand entrance to the Disney’s Hollywood Studios and is where the magic of Hollywood comes to life. This area features shops that specialize in Disney Merchandise and is the location of famed restaurant “The Hollywood Brown Derby”. Guests can enjoy the “Disney Stars and Motor Cars Parade” or visit a reproduction of Mann's Chinese Theater and enjoy “The Great Movie Ride”.

The Backlot is home to the live-action shows “Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular” and “Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show”. Kids can romp in the larger-than-life playground “Honey, I Shrunk The Kids Movie Set Adventure” or enjoy the “Muppet Vision 3-D” show. Also included is the intergalactic simulator, “Star Tours - The Ultimate Star Wars Thrill Ride”.

Mickey Avenue Animation Courtyard features numerous attractions including an inside look at how movie special effects are created with “The Disney’s Hollywood Studios Backlot Tour”. It is also home to the popular musical production,” The Voyage of the Little Mermaid” and” Playhouse Disney – Live On Stage!” Also located on Mickey Avenue is a soundstage for Sorcerer Mickey to pose for photos with guests.

Sunset Boulevard hosts two of the more popular Disney theme park attractions. The “Twilight Zone Tower of Terror” is a thrill ride where guests in an elevator ascend and descend in a set of random high-speed drops. The “Rock 'n' Roller Coaster starring Aerosmith” is a high-speed indoor roller coaster with a specially designed Aerosmith soundtrack. Also featured is the” Beauty and the Beast – Live On Stage” show which takes place in a re-creation of the famed Hollywood Bowl, the "Theater of the Stars".

The evening fireworks show also takes place on Sunset Boulevard in the Hollywood Hills Amphitheater. “Fantasmic” features everyone's favorite heroic mouse as he battles Disney villains in an extravaganza of dancing water, lasers, dramatic music, spectacular animation and fireworks.

Parking is available at all Disney Theme Parks for an additional fee. Once the parking fee is paid for one park, it is good for all the other parks for that entire day. Annual Pass Holders and Disney Resort Guests receive complimentary parking. Visit our Travel Deals page and start planning your next trip to Disney's Hollywood Studios.

For more information on this Florida theme park, please contact:

Disney’s Hollywood Studios
14351 North South Road
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
407-WDW-MAGIC
www.disneyworld.com



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