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Orlando, and the rest of Florida, has plenty to offer all holiday makers, from the thrills of the busy theme parks to the pleasant afternoons shopping in the malls, or the excitement of a pro level sporting fixture or an airboat ride in the Everglades.

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Orlando's obvious favourite attraction, for children and grown-ups alike, is Disneyworld.  Disneyworld hosts 4 fantastic theme parks, and 3 water parks, enough to fill any holiday on it's own.  Many deals are offered to allow everyone to enjoy it all.

Universal Studios is another one of Orlando's famous theme parks.  It hosts 2 theme parks, based on Universal Studio movies.  The original Universal Studios theme park allows you to see inside a real film studio and experience many film based rides, whereas Islands of Adventure is packed with many rides for young theme park goers and thrill seekers alike.

Seaworld is a totally unique experience for a great day out.  It is essentially a large aquarium with a large variety of fascinating exotic sealife, and amazing tours and shows throughout the day.  However, it has the added bonus of a world class roller coaster and log flume.

Opposite Sea World is discovery cove, one of Orlando's newest, exciting and favourite holiday attractions.  Here visitors can swim with dolphins, snorkel through coral reefs and under a picturesque waterfall and swim down a tropical river, all in one place.

Tampa Bay offers Busch Gardens, a theme park which boasts some of North America's record breaking rollercoasters, and a large, primarily based, African zoo, allowing you to see many animals you would only dream of seeing on a safari all in one day and at cut price.

Kennedy Space Centre is on the east coast of Florida, easily reached by car from Orlando.  The KSC visitor centre allows you to enjoy the rocket garden, IMAX movies and space exhibits, a full size walk-through Space Shuttle display, the Apollo/Saturn V facility and astronaut hall of fame.  Space shuttle launches can even be viewed there to make your holiday even more memorable.

No trip to Florida would be complete without visiting a large American mall.  Florida Mall is just minutes from Orlando International Airport, and hosts over 250 speciality shops, including Burdines, Dillard's, JC Penny, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom and Sears.  This is the place to go for all your fashion needs, and gifts to take home for the family and friends.

Other malls worth visiting:
Eagle Ridge Mall, Lake Wales - featuring stores including JC Penny and Sears, a food court with variety of outlets, 12 screen cinema and soft play area to keep children amused.

Orlando Premium Outlet Mall, north end of International Drive - houses over 170 outlets, ranging from electrical appliances to major fashion stores (including Ugg) and a food court.

International Drive is Orlando's "most dynamic destination" which brings everything together.  It has 5 of the world's greatest theme parks, more than 150 spectacular restaurants, more than 375 designer shops and outlets, 3 entertainment mega-complexes, 3 stadium-style cinemas, and many other tourist attractions such as crazy golf courses, Wonderworks, Wet-n-Wild, Fun Spot Action Park, Skull Kingdom, a Titanic exhibition, the world's largest McDonalds and much more! 

Legoland in Winter Haven, 20 minutes south of the villa, is the worlds largest Legoland with over 50 rides and attractions.  Based on the site of the previous Cypress Gardens the rides and attractions will be interwoven round the existing gardens.