Debating where to vacation…. Central Florida is a Great Option….Why?..... See below.

Central Florida, as most are aware, is a hot destination for the Disney theme parks. Disney consists of four parts, Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios. Magic Kingdom is the most popular, famous and primarily for kids. Adults have a blast watching the energy and the kids. Epcot is adult friendly with few rides for kids. It offers little villages from around the world where you can experience a taste, or drink, from that region. It is a great get away for adults. Animal Kingdom is fun for all. There are shows and safari rides that are pure entertainment. Hollywood Studios is great for both adults and kids. It biggest attraction are its Star Wars theme.

Other attractions - Sea World, Universal Studios and a few other smaller theme parks without the hussle. Water parks are also available in the region. There is a lot of shopping (Disney Springs aka Downtown Disney), including outlets, and restaurants by the Orlando eye (which is very close to the theme parks).

Beach options – Central Florida, although, not beachfront, offers a multitude of options that one may not be aware of. Being in Central Florida, you have the luxury of visiting both coasts within 60-90 minutes. You can determine your future beach destination or go to that special spot or continue to explore the options.

Outdoor Recreation – Orlando is named the City Beautiful due to all the parks and outdoor activities throughout the city. The Orlando Urban Trial is just one example. There are local botanical gardens and farmers markets nearby. There are airboat rides, swamp tours, kayaking at various locations. Zip-lining and water-skiing via a line are also nearby. There are also many day trip options such as visiting Crystal River or Homosassa Springs.

Golf options – there are over 50 public golf courses in the area that are playable year-round.

Sport options – NBA Orlando Magic, Orlando Solar Bears (minor league hockey), MLS Orlando Live, NHL Tampa Bay Lightning (70 minutes away), MLB Tampa Bay Rays (70 minutes), MLB Spring Training (late Feb – early April) (30-90 minutes)

Shuttle Launches – shuttle launches are also visible depending on your location. It is very likely you will see a flaming tail in the distance. To view in person is just about 70 minutes east.