Please see the links below for assistance on visiting the Orlando Area. Of course Orlando is well known for Entertainment rides, Parks, Restaurants, as well as Water Parks. Not only is it a convenient Orlando day trip from Anna Maria Island, but the area has some of the best theme parks in the world.
Bring the kids, young and old, and experience THE most exciting amusement park in the world. Disney offers something for everyone, from Epcot Center to Animal Kingdom, everyone will find a feature they just can’t wait to try. An Orlando day trip to Walt Disney world from Anna Maria Island is quite possibly the best one you can make!
At Universal Studios Florida you can “Ride the Movies!” The park offers shows and rides, along with numerous other attractions and distractions. Universal Studios Florida, its sister park Islands of Adventure, CityWalk, offer a great distraction while vacationing in Florida. The convenient location makes this a great Orlando day trip from Anna Maria Island.
SeaWorld Adventure Park Orlando, Florida is the world’s premiere marine adventure park with 200 acres of world-class shows, thrilling rides and unforgettable animal encounters. Explore the mysteries of the sea with up-close animal interactions and exhilarating thrills.
Disney Blizzard Beach
Blizzard Beach is located in Orlando, Florida and while there is no real snow to be found there is plenty of displays to remind you there are parts of the world that are cooold. Blizzard Beach is one of two dedicated large Water Parks in Orlando that has plenty of water rides for all ages.
Disney Typhoon Lagoon
Typhoon Lagoon is the Second of two large dedicated water parks located in Orlando. The theme revolves around a typhoon that hit a village. Conveniently located close to other theme parks this is a great get out of the heat water playground for all of the family.
Disney Animal Kingdom
Animal Kingdom is a them park and small zoo all in one. A extra large tree can be seen from most areas of the park and reminds you of an African like setting. Great rides, a wonderful end of the day parade as well as shows make this a great them park to visit in Orlando.
Disney Epcot Theme Park
Epcot theme park located in Orlando is a cultural visit well suited for older children. The park is gigantic and frankly is difficult to see all the exhibits in one day. Epcot is known for visiting some of the highlights of a world traveler all in one day. Lots of exhibits and shows aligned with the area visiting makes this a great cultural experience for a 7 year of age and above family.
Disney Hollywood Studios
Hollywood studios is exactly what it sounds like. Great rides, exhibits and shows that surround films, cartoons, and movies. Lots of characters walking around make this a great park for smaller children that can visit with their favorite characters. Of course Hollywood studios is located in the Orlando area in close proximity to the rest of the theme parks.
Downtown Disney is a great place to relax after all the excitement of the theme parks. Catch a Cirque du Soleil show, your favorite artist at the House of Blues, or get some souvenir shopping done. You can do it all at Downtown Disney just an exit or two away from the other Walt Disney World theme parks.