Walt Disney World – have you ever thought that there could be more in Orlando than this? Well, for many, the top attraction in Orlando is limited to this amusement-cum-theme park. So, whenever it comes to things to do in Orlando with kids, parents often stay confined to this sole option. However, there is a world of things that your toddlers can enjoy; a few have been discussed here.
Who doesn’t love Harry Potter movies? Not just toddlers even grown-up children and adults are mesmerized by its series of movies. Universal Orlando is home to two theme parks. Firs, a movie-themed Universal Studios Florida and, the second the fantastical Islands of Adventure, home of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Looking for more kids attractions in Orlando before booking a cheap ticket to Orlando? Well, Universal Orlando has a lot more to offer. There is a water park (Volcano Bay) with a lot of splash water rides.
Theme Park Tickets
a. Multi-Day Tickets
Visit all 3 Universal Orlando Parks with a 3-Park Ticket. 2-Park Tickets allow access to Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure each day. 1-Park tickets allow access to 1 Park per day.
1. Park-To-Park, starts from $82.00/Day (3-PARK 4-DAY TICKET)
2. 1-PARK, starts from $68.00/day (3-PARK 4-DAY TICKET)
B. Single-Day Tickets
Explore the world of fun and entertainment at Universal’s Islands of Adventure or Universal’s Volcano Bay theme parks.
1. Park-To-Park, starts from $165.00/day
2. 1-PARK, starts from $110.00/day
C. Universal’s Volcano Bay
Discover thrill and relaxation in equal proportion without standing in queues.
1-day Volcano Bay ticket starts from $67.00/day
The Cirque Magique Dinner Show
Laughing is the best exercise and remedy, and the Cirque Magique Dinner Show offers it in full proportion. Enjoy with your toddler or kids the performance led by a comedy magician, clowns, and acrobats. The most spell bound moment is the adorable performance by puppies.
This family-oriented magical and mysterious circus-themed performance includes a family style meal with ice cream for dessert. So, you don’t need to step out to any restaurant. Come, enjoy and cherish the moment with Orlando flight deals available with Cheapfaremart.
Show Ticket Price
- Infants below 3 years: Free
- Children ages 3 to 12 years: $41.45
- Adults 13 years onwards: $67.95
VIP Ticket Upgrade is available at an additional cost of $20 Per Person
What you get with a VIP Ticket Upgrade
- VIP Front Section Seating
- Guaranteed Participation During the Show
- Take Pictures on stage with the cast
- Unlimited Beer (Bud Light) and Soda
SEA LIFE Aquarium Orlando
Looking for things to do in Orlando with toddlers besides Disney? Head to Sea Life Aquarium nestled in the I-360 complex along I-Drive. Let your kids have hands-on touch pool experience. They can also watch sharks, rays, and turtles externally from the glass window. Travellers often tout is as the future of aquariums.
The ambiance is terrific and soothing. It has been entirely designed to provide visitors, and especially young visitors, with experiences that are up close and personal.
Tips: Free garage and ground level parking is close by. This is mostly a self-guided tour; however, volunteers and amicable staff are there to help you. You can take photos. Make sure young ones take advantage of in-tank plexiglass “bubbles” that give them “fish-eye” views.
Aquarium Ticket Price
1. Child (2 And Under): Free
2. Child(3–12 Years): $22.50
3. Adult (13+ Years): $27.50
You can save $2.50 per ticket with online booking on its website.
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
What complements the Orlando vacation the most? Well, the answer is here. If your kid is attending school, then perhaps, he or she doesn’t need any introduction about this.
So what you have seen in the epic blockbuster film is all set to happen here. From passengers to crew members and the situation all comes alive.
Also, there is a complete museum with artifacts from the Titanic era along with actual artifacts of the ship recovered from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. The tour ends with a stirring tribute to those lost.
Tips: Since no photos are allowed inside the exhibition, get family photos outside or in the lobby. You can enhance your visit by doing a little research before attending. There is on-site ground level parking.
Child (Ages 5 to 11): $13.75
$5 per Audio Guide
Things To Do In Orlando For Free
Orlando is blessed with natural beauty, and there are many parks and gardens where you can soak sun and enjoy a host of outdoor activities at no cost. Here is a brief list:
- Harry P. Leu Gardens (Free admission from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the first Monday of every month through January 2, 2017).
- Kraft Azalea Gardens, also known as secret garden, (Open from 8 a.m. to dusk. Most of all, it’s free).
- University of Central Florida’s Arboretum is home to more than 600 plant species on an 80-acre property. This could be an impressive learning experience for your toddlers or children.
- The Winter Park Farmer’s Market (From 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday). Local vendors and farmers sell their homemade and homegrown specialties, including fruits, vegetables, organic produce, baked goods and more.
- Lake Eola Park (Enjoy picnic in a lush-green 43-acre recreational area in the heart of downtown Orlando for free. Enjoy free concerts at the amphitheater, feed the resident swans or stop by the farmer’s market on Sundays).
How to Reach
Orlando International Airport (IATA: MCO) is connected with all key domestic and international locations. Discover Orlando flight deals at Cheapfaremart with leading airlines including Silver Airways, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, and Spirit Airlines, to name a few.
Like any other metropolitan cities in the world, Orlando witnesses gridlock and traffic jams daily, especially on weekday mornings (after 7 am) and afternoons (after 4 pm). To get updates on traffic, you can download the Tele-Traffic App (available for iPhone and Android).