So are more than 15 million other people. Disney World is the number-one tourist destination in the country, and Orlando typically has almost 50 million visitors a year.
Disney World includes four theme parks, a dozen other attractions, and two entertainment districts. Universal Orlando and SeaWorld add another four theme parks, three resorts, and a lively entertainment area to the Orlando mix. So how do you make the most of your time and your money? Whether you’re more interested in braving the rides or seeing the shows and the sites, this guide helps you decide where to stay, what to see, and what to do. It covers:
The favorite rides and attractions (wild or mild) at all the major theme parks
Great resorts, themed hotels, and all kinds of kid-friendly accommodations
Orlando’s exciting nightlife at Pleasure Island, City Walk, and other hot spots
Vacation package options and ways to save money
Transportation around Orlando and Disney’s special transport system
Orlando’s best special events
Like every For Dummies travel guide, Walt Disney World & Orlando For Dummies 2007 includes:
Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
What you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skip
The best hotels and restaurants for every budget
Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages
With this guide, you plan your trip to fit your style. Test your nerve on stomach-churning rides or rest and relax poolside. Mingle with the mouse or marvel at Shamu. Enjoy gourmet dining or a character meal with Goofy, Cinderella, or Simba. Head out on the Kilimanjaro Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom or go on a shopping safari at Disney World or in Orlando. Take in Revenge of the Mummy, Fear Factor Live and Shrek 4-D at Universal Studios Florida or dance with a German oompah band at Epcot. Test your physical limits at Islands of Adventure or get up close and personal with marine life at SeaWorld and Discovery Cove. With this guide, you’ll have a world of fun!