KENNEDY SPACE CENTER
How far: 20 minutes from Port Canaveral, how long: 4 to 6 hrs. You may want to check out The KSCs Bus Tour (2-3 hrs) taking you close to the launch pads and Saturn Rockets exhibits. The Space Center is the Rocket Garden, The Astronaut Memorial and other exhibits. One of the most popular attractions at the Kennedy Space Center is the IMAX movie called The Dream Is Alive, which is a tribute to the space shuttle Challenger. Providing breathtaking views of the earth.
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COCOA BEACH RESORT AREA
How far: 10 minutes from Port Canaveral, how long: That depends on what you would like to do. There’s a 24 hour Ron Jon Surf shop and a beach just behind the shop that we recommend if you’re looking for a beach day. It’s the closest beach to the Orlando Airport and you’ll have access to showers, restrooms and restaurants, or you can shop for beach wear & gear at one of the largest surf shops in the world.
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BOGGY CREEK AIRBOAT RIDES
How far: 10 minutes from Orlando Airport, how long: 1 hour, the tour of the Everglades will have you gliding through the wetlands while viewing Florida’s native wildlife. You should be on the lookout for exotic birds such as bald eagles, herons, ospreys and sand hill cranes. Turtles and Florida alligators are almost always spotted during those tours.
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World-class restaurants, entertainment and unique shops line the waterfront at Disney Springs. Shop in the world’s largest Disney store, dine amid life-size prehistoric creatures, bowl a game at the 30-lane alley and more. This fun-filled district includes Disney Springs West Side, Disney Springs Marketplace and Pleasure Island. Parking and admission to Disney Springs area are complimentary.
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SEAWORLD OF ORLANDO
How far: 15 minutes from Orlando Airport, how long: 5 to 8 hours. Home of Shamu the killer whale and Clyde and Seamore the sea lions. Armed with a map and schedule of the different shows, you and your family can enjoy the colorful sea life. Ask us about our luggage safekeeping program since we’re located only a mile from SeaWorld.
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Discovery Cove is where you can immerse yourself in adventure everywhere you turn. All you need to focus on is discovery and interacting with dolphins, birds, fish and rays, in an all-inclusive setting. Attendance is limited to only a 1,000 guests per day, and is by reservations only. For additional information please call 1-877-557-7404 to speak to a reservations specialist.
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Gatorland is a one-of-a-kind, protected habitat that opened in 1949, and is Internationally known as the Alligator Capital of the World. The theme park and nature conservatory is located in Central Florida at the head of the Florida Everglades, on 110 acres.
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Wondering where to take your next vacation? Orlando, FL is a dream destination for many travelers with numerous attractions throughout the city. Even if you’re an Orlando local, there’s plenty to do and see in this magnificent city. As you plan your itinerary for a day in the city, don’t forget to pencil some time to visit ICON Park. We’re an entertainment complex featuring fun and games for the whole family. You can spend your day exploring our over 40 amazing restaurants, funky bars, boutique shops and amusement park rides. Whatever your interests or favorite ways to have fun, ICON Park is the place for you. Learn more about how you can spend your well-earned vacation at our premiere attractions.
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