TripAdvisor have announced the winners of their “Travelers’ Choice” awards for the best amusements parks in the world and Orlando’s amusement parks have come out on top! The winners were determined using data gathered from 12 months worth of reviews left on TripAdvisor.
We are absolutely delighted to see that Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida has earned the number 1 Travelers’ Choice in the world, even better news is that 4 of Orlando’s theme parks were listed in the top 6 best amusements parks in the world!
The TripAdvisor awards are particularly special as they are decided by travellers who have experienced and enjoyed the parks, so the results really cement the fact that Orlando is a must visit destination for all thrill seekers.
It goes without saying that each park boasts fabulous rides, brilliant shops, places to eat and opportunities to meet, dine with and have photographs taken with their dazzling characters.
We have highlighted some of the adventure and fun to be found at the 4 parks featured:
Orlando’s amusement parks – No 1: Universal’s Islands of Adventure
The Universal Islands of Adventure slogan is “Vacation like you mean it” and boy does this park live up to that! The park has 8 lands which guests journey through, enjoying epic adventures on the way. The lands consist of Jurassic Park, The Lost Continent, Marvel Super Hero Island, Port of Entry, Suess Landing, Toon Lagoon, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade and Skull Island.
Experience Kong attempting to save guests during the expedition in the adventures of Skull Island. Enjoy the brilliant 3D, high definition rides in Marvel land! Prepared to get wet in gripping water rides in Toon Lagoon and make your way through the legendary corridors of Hogwarts.
The park offers a variety of multi sensory rides, thrills and spills as guests brave expeditions and enjoy magical and mystical tours.
Orlando’s amusement parks – No 2: Magic Kingdom Park
The Magic Kingdom boasts six different lands which all meet in front of the famous Cinderella Castle. Each land is themed to match it’s title and they include, Main Street USA, Tomorrowland, Fantasyland, Frontierland, Liberty Square and Adventureland.
Located at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida this park is proud of it’s appeal to all generations and this special place is guaranteed to bring the kid out in everyone. Each land provides a unique experience, with a mixture of fabulous rides to suit all ages, incredible street shows, some of the best firework displays in the world, all whilst soaking up the Disney ambiance.
Orlando’s amusement parks – No 4: Universal Studios in Florida
Universal Studios in Florida is a working film and TV studio that features attractions, shows and rides for the whole family. Be prepared to find your hero stood right next to you as you are immersed into the world of TV and film, you will need to avoid the villains and maybe even defend planet earth as guests “ride the movies!”
Universal Studios is made of some unimaginable areas, Production Central, New York, San Francisco, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, World Expo, Springfield: Home of the Simpsons, Hollywood and the Woody Woodpeckers KidZone. Enjoy 3D and 4D experiences, rollercoasters, horror make up shows, alien attacks and the acclaimed Universal Studio shows.
Orlando’s amusement parks – No 6: Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a zoological amusement park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida. With the animals welfare at the forefront of the parks designers minds, guests appreciate the special designs and provisions in place to ensure the safety and happiness of the hundreds of animals living at the park.
The park is made up of 7 memorable lands including, Africa, Asia, DinoLand, Discovery Island, The Oasis, Pandora – The World of the Avatar and Rafiki’s Planet Watch. All have been created for the whole family to enjoy, guests can get up close and personal with some of the animals on the jeep rides and the Wild Africa Trek.
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