Where to stay & things to do in
Orlando Holidays 2023 & 2024
Orlando is the holiday of dreams with an array of world-class golf courses, iconic sports centres, theatres, excellent restaurants, and a vibrant nightlife scene. Home to the Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando is renowned for its abundance of theme parks, from the world-famous Universal Studios to the enthralling Legoland. This breathtaking city never fails to astound whether it’s your first visit or your twenty-first.
With hundreds of events happening all year round, from major sporting events to cultural and music festivals, Orlando is a regional events capital, and there is always something happening. There's a celebration for every season and holiday. With many diverse holiday knees ups, including Black History Month and Pride Month, there's always fun to be had for everyone in Orlando.
Theme Parks, Water Parks and Disney and Universal
Dubbed the theme park capital of the world, Orlando has 12 main theme parks. 4 based in Walt Disney World as well as 2 water parks situated in Walt Disney Water Park, 2 in Universal Studios Orlando, also home to Volcano Bay Water Park. The final 3 are all found in SeaWorld, along with another water park Aquatica.
As the largest of the Orlando theme parks, Walt Disney World has over 25 Disney Resort hotels to choose from, a duo of exhilarating night-time entertainment districts and an ample selection of restaurants, shops and opportunities for some well-deserved R and R. With complimentary bus transportation throughout the resort during your on-site stay, Walt Disney World really is a place of magic.
Universal Orlando Resort promises to send you on a thrilling journey through the eyes of some of the most legendary heroes known to man at Universals Islands of Adventure. With 8 resorts and an electric entertainment district, you'll find yourself completely immersed in all things movie and entertainment at Universal Studios Florida, followed by the relaxation of Universals Volcano Bay Tropical Water theme park.
The United States is famed for its culinary cuisine, and Orlando is no exception. With live dinner shows to Michelin-star restaurants, this city really does offer it all. Sticky pork ribs at Morimoto Asia, crispy Tonkotsu Raman from Tonkotsu Ramen or a sensational Windowmaker Pizza made fresh at Prato, with so many multicultural menus around every corner, your tastebuds are sure to be taken on a once-in-a-lifetime trip.
Home to Universal City Walk, an open-air complex offering an array of restaurants and bars, you'll be able to enjoy the dining and nightlife experience this electric resort has to offer. Take a trip to The Leaky Cauldron, a fun eatery for all the family with everything on the menu, from fish and chips to the world-famous non-alcoholic Butter Beer. Hang out at the Hard Rock Cafe and enjoy the classic American cuisine, or head to Bice Ristorante and sample some of the finest Northern Italian cuisines in Orlando.
With temperatures ranging from an average of 10°C to a toasty 35°C, Orlando is the perfect destination all year round. June - September temperatures climb as high as 33°C-35°C perfect if you want to soak up the summer sun. If you fancy your holiday slightly on the cooler side, December - February are the coolest months, with temperatures reaching a crisp and more chilled 10°C.
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- Flight Info
9h flight time from UKOrlando International Airport (MCO) & Tampa International Airport (TPA)There are direct flights from the UK with Virgin, British Airways, American Airlines, Delta. Aer Lingus, TUI