Theme Parks

Florida is host to some of the World's best theme parks! Whether you're looking for family fun or you're an adrenaline junkie, Florida definitely has something for everyone.

Select a Park:
Disney
Magic Kingdom | Animal Kingdom | Hollywood Studios | Epcot
Universal

Universal Studios | Islands of Adventure
Other
SeaWorld Orlando | Busch Gardens (Tampa Bay) | Legoland Florida

Water Parks
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon | Disney's Blizzard Beach) | Wet 'n Wild | Aquatica

Disney's Magic Kingdom

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Disney's Animal Kingdom

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Disney's Hollywood Studios

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Epcot

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Universal Studios

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Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit



Adrenaline pumping and music thumping, you start climbing straight up. A moment later, you're screaming at 65 mph, 17 stories over Universal Studios.

Gasping with excitement, you'll rock out to the song YOU pick before strapping in. And, it's all recorded on video. Edit your adventure into a music video, and buy a copy to take home or send to your friends.

It's true high-tech, customizable, multi-sensory entertainment. This groundbreaking combination of audio and special effects engineering, sophisticated on- and off-board video and one-of-a-kind personalization takes you on a coaster experience unlike any other. Orlando's tallest roller coaster also features several exciting, "never been done" elements, including the world's first non-inverting loop.

Revenge of the Mummy



The curse is real! The Mummy has arisen...wakened from his centuries-long slumber, the evil Imhotep is once again freed from his wraps, unleashing his wrath on all who dare enter the sacred temple.

Your only hope is to escape the Revenge of the Mummy, a roller coaster unlike anything that's come before it. You'll plunge in total darkness, plagued on all sides by huge fireballs, swarms of scarab beetles and an army of warrior mummies.

Universal Studios® has taken all the terrifying thrills and spine-tingling excitement of The Mummy motion pictures and placed you right in the middle of the action. Come face to face with the Mummy as he attempts to capture your soul for all eternity. Can you survive the awesome power of Imhotep's curse…or will you be entombed inside forever?

The Simpsons Ride



Ride along with The Simpsons™ as they visit Krustyland, the low-budget theme park created by famed TV personality and shameless product huckster Krusty the Clown. Is somebody out to sabotage the park? You'll find out as you join Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie and enter through the carnival-like midway.

Once you board your vehicle you're in for one surprise after another as you embark on a wild, over-the-top ride through the park... flying, floating, and more or less crashing your way through Krustyland's kiddie attractions, stunt shows, and thrill rides.

Be sure to keep an eye out for many of your favorite characters from the TV series in this all-new animated adventure, which takes you through Springfield and beyond... it's the first-ever attraction based on the show!

Shrek 4-D



Shrek and Donkey are back! Join our heroes on an all new adventure that puts you in the story between the Oscar-winning film "Shrek" and "Shrek 2".

In this chapter of our saga Lord Farquaad has returned (in ghostly form) to kidnap Princess Fiona. Join the world’s favorite big green ogre and his wise-cracking, four-legged sidekick as they take off in hot pursuit. You'll gallop through a haunted forest, ride on the back of a fire-breathing dragon, and plunge over a churning waterfall in order to save the day.

After entering Lord Farquaad's "dungeon" you’ll emerge into a 3-D theater where special effects and the miracle of OgreVision glasses bring the experience to life. You’ll see, hear, and actually FEEL the action as moving seats, water, wind, mist and other special effects put you right in the middle of this fairytale adventure.

E.T. Adventure



E.T.'s homeworld, the Green Planet, is dying. Only E.T. has the power to save it... and only YOU can bring him there.

Board your flying bicycle and sneak him through the woods – past the police and scientists searching for him. Then take off and fly over the city, past the moon and soar across the stars together. At the end of your journey awaits his magical planet, filled with unforgettable creatures who greet you in song... with E.T. himself there to thank you personally.

Based on one of the most popular movies ever made, E.T. Adventure is one of Universal Studios Florida's most iconic attractions, delighting millions of visitors over the years. Bring the whole family and experience an adventure that will touch your heart all over again.

Men In Black - Alien Attack



All right rookies… this is no drill! It's up to YOU to protect the Earth from aliens in MEN IN BLACK Alien Attack. As an agent trainee, you'll zap aliens as you chase them through the streets of New York in this high-tech, interactive ride based on the hit movies. But be warned... these aliens zap back, spinning your vehicle out of control.

Wind your way through Men In Black's top secret underground headquarters, including the break room, the control center, the agents' locker area and weapons armory. Then board your training vehicle and ride through the streets, taking aim at "the scum of the universe" who have escaped from their intergalactic prison transport.

The ride's outcome is based on your score – save Earth and you might get promoted to full-fledged Men in Black agent. With multiple endings, it's never the same ride twice! Have you got what it takes to join the best of the best?

Terminator 2: 3-D



The future is coming...after YOU! Join forces with the Terminator® in a battle to prevent mankind's extinction at the cold, steel hands of menacing cyborgs. You'll dodge plasma blasts. Feel objects whooshing past you. And become completely immersed in the 360-degree action of this thrilling adventure set in an apocalyptic wasteland.

Terminator 2: 3-D is a spellbinding mix of live action stunts, special effects and amazing 3-D filmmaking. You'll feel like you can reach out and touch the characters (and feel like the cyborgs can reach out and touch YOU as well). Featuring both familiar characters from the Terminator movies and an array of all new characters, it's a totally unique experience that will have you saying "Hasta la vista, baby" to entertainment as you know it.

TWISTER...Ride It Out



What it's like to be a real storm chaser, looking a tornado right in the eye and braving the worst nature can throw at you. Twister...Ride it Out® re-creates all the nail-biting excitement and unforgettable moments from one of the most action-packed movies of all time.

Grab onto the railing or you'll be sucked into the swirling vortex of a tornado measuring F5 on the Fujita scale. You'll withstand the powerful winds, deafening roar and pulse-pounding intensity of a monster storm with a mind of its own. A voracious beast, the twister will consume everything in its path... shattering windows, hurling trucks, and crushing enormous signs in a total assault on your senses – with you right in the middle. From the first flying debris to its fiery conclusion, it'll blow you away!

Disaster!



Go behind the scenes at Disaster Studios and learn the secrets of disaster films from the "Master of Mayhem" himself, writer/producer/director/studio executive/self-proclaimed genius Frank Kincaid.

You'll see scenes from some of Hollywood's biggest movies and witness live demonstrations that show you how many of the most amazing stunts and special effects were created. You might even get the chance to play a part in Mr. Kincaid's latest film currently in production.

Then you'll board a San Francisco subway car for your big chance to be an extra in the climactic special effects finale of Mr. Kincaid's film. You'll experience a cataclysmic earthquake that causes the ground above you to open up and rain down huge chunks of concrete debris. Pillars crumble, trucks crash and explode in flames, a runaway train heads right for you and 65,000 gallons of water flood the underground station. Be sure to watch the exciting movie trailer at the end of the scene, as you may just be making your big screen debut!

Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster



It’s the nuttiest ride you’ve ever seen! Woody definitely proved he’s got a few screws loose when he designed Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster®, a kid-sized roller coaster that’s still fun for all ages!

Whoa! What happens when you let a wacky woodpecker design and build his very own roller coaster? You get a nuthouse on wheels! Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster® takes you on a ride through Woody’s nut factory, filled with the kind of puns and corny jokes that only a real nut like Woody Woodpecker would think up.

Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster has all the hills and thrills a tyke can take. Perfect for toddler "first-timers" (and those who like their ups and downs in small doses), the Nuthouse Coaster delights without daredevil drops. Gentle swoops, rolling turns and silly circles bring every rider back with a smile.

Islands of Adventure

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The Incredible Hulk Coaster



Enter the laboratories of Dr. Bruce Banner and marvel at the towering scientific machinery. As you approach his gamma-ray accelerator warning lights flash and sirens sound – something's gone terribly wrong with the experiment. Your surroundings go rushing by you in a blur as you feel yourself transformed into The Incredible Hulk®.

You accelerate from zero to 40 mph in two seconds flat, with the force equal to that of a jet taking off an aircraft carrier. The world turns upside down as you experience a weightless "zero g" roll. Then you feel a surge in power as you pick up speed and a menacing roar fills your ears. All you can do is hang on as you experience the rage, power and fury of the Hulk, smashing through the sky and plummeting down to earth on a high-speed roller coaster rampage of destruction.

The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man



Your spider sense will be tingling! Join your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man™ in an amazing 3-D adventure that has you swinging and soaring high above the city streets. This groundbreaking attraction is one of the most highly acclaimed theme park rides in history.

Years after its opening it's still regarded as the standard in theme park entertainment. 3-D filmed images, live special effects including flames and water, and "roving motion based simulator" vehicles that move throughout the building totally immerse you in the story and make you feel like you’re right in the middle of the action.


The diabolical villains of the Sinister Syndicate have stolen the Statue of Liberty and it's up to Spidey to save the day. You'll follow right alongside the web-slinger, careening and crashing through the streets, scaling skyscrapers and plummeting to the pavement below in a simulated 400-foot freefall.

Dr. Doom's Fearfall



All hail Doctor Doom®! The Fantastic Four's arch-nemesis has taken fear to new heights! As a subject of Doctor Doom's monarchy of Latveria you have no choice but to submit to his latest evil experiment – a diabolical device created to extract every ounce of fear from your body so that he can use it against the Fantastic Four™.

With menacing Doombots watching your every move, you're strapped into your seat. The tension builds. Suddenly the countdown reaches zero and you are rocketed skyward, 150 feet into the air, then hurled back down faster than the force of gravity itself. Doctor Doom's diabolical device has done its work… he collects the fear from your body and sends you on your way, ready to claim his next victim.

Storm Force Accelatron



The mutant mastermind Magneto™ has returned with another cunning plan to defeat the X-Men™ and threaten the world. The only thing standing between him and victory is the super hero Storm™, who is able to summon the forces of nature at her command.

Professor Xavier has enlisted you to help Storm battle the evil Magneto. You must board Professor Xavier's new device, the Accelatron, and use it to help amplify Storm's powers. As you speed faster and faster in this whirling, twirling, spinning power generator, Storm produces thunder and lightning, sending Magneto into a full retreat.

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey



Make your way through the familiar classrooms and corridors of Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Then soar above the castle grounds as you join Harry Potter™ and his friends on an unforgettably thrilling adventure, coming face-to-face with magical creatures! This amazing new attraction uses groundbreaking technology (and a little magic) to create a one-of-a-kind ride experience.

Enter through the towering castle gates and make your way down the familiar passageways and corridors of Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. You’ll visit iconic locations such as Dumbledore’s office, the Defence Against the Dark Arts classroom, the Gryffindor™ common room, the Room of Requirement and more.

Then get ready to soar above the castle grounds as you join Harry Potter™ and his friends on an unforgettably thrilling adventure, coming face-to-face with an array of magical creatures! This amazing new attraction uses groundbreaking, state-of-the-art technology (and a little magic) to create a one of a kind ride experience.

Dragon Challenge



You'll need the courage of a Triwizard Tournament™ champion as you mount one of two dragons – an aggressive Chinese Fireball or a ferocious Hungarian Horntail – that twist and loop in an intertwining roller coaster chase across the sky. Dragon Challenge™ is actually two high-speed roller coasters – each "dragon" is a completely different ride.

Marvel at the blazing Goblet of Fire™ and the shining Triwizard Cup as you take on the Dragon Challenge™. Choose your dragon: an aggressive Chinese Fireball or a ferocious Hungarian Horntail. Then climb aboard and hold on tight as the two dragons twist and loop with each other in an intertwining roller coaster chase across the sky.

Flight of the Hippogriff



Follow Hagrid's instructions as you learn the proper way to approach a Hippogriff, which has the head of a giant eagle and the body of a horse. Then you’ll take off on a family-friendly coaster that spirals and dives around the pumpkin patch, and swoops past Hagrid's hut.

Pass by Hagrid's hut and follow his instructions as you learn the proper way to approach a Hippogriff, which has the head of a giant eagle and the body of a horse.

Then it's time to take a "training flight" aboard the Flight of the Hippogriff™, an enchanting family coaster woven from wicker and decorated with fluttering leaves representing feathers. Bow as you approach the 'real' Hippogriff, and then you’re spiraling and diving around the pumpkin patch, and swooping past Hagrid's hut.

Jurassic Park River Adventure



It's lunchtime... and you're on the menu! Take an unforgettable river raft ride through the jungles of Jurassic Park® and see dinosaurs in their natural habitats.

Gently glide past an enormous Ultrasaurus. See a baby Stegosaurus and its mother. Watch out for the Dilophosauruses, commonly known as "spitters."

Suddenly you're bumped off course and into a restricted section of the park… the Raptor Containment Area. The power to the fences is down. The raptors have broken loose! You ascend into the Environmental Systems Building as chaos unfolds around you. The lights are out. Raptors stalk your every move. And your only escape from the terrifying jaws of a towering T-rex is an 85-foot plunge in total darkness!

Pterandon Flyers



The Cat in the Hat



One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish


The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride




SeaWorld Orlando

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

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Legoland Florida

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Disney's Typhoon Lagoon

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Disney's Blizzard Beach

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Wet 'n Wild

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Aquatica

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