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IT’S YOUR UNIVERSE. COME PLAY IN IT. It’s time to let loose with all your favorite people. Those movies and TV shows you’ve binged are about to get real (fast) at Universal Studios Florida. It’s time to alternate your reality and turn things upside down (literally) at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. And whether you’re the floaty relaxation type or fall-so-fast-you-got-water-up-your-nose type, we’ve got it at Universal’s Volcano Bay. Free yourself to be yourself at Universal Orlando Resort.

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Summer 2021 10 Walt Disney World ® Resort Discover the Wonders of the Most Magical Place on Earth 14 Let Yourself Woah It’s All at Universal’s Three Amazing Theme Parks and Universal CityWalk Dining & Entertainment Complex.

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18 SeaWorld® Parks & Resorts ™ Orlando An Ocean of Fun Awaits for the Entire Family 20 Animal Prints Animals hold a special place in our world.

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26 Celebrate! Calendar of Events 28 Make A Splash Summertime is the best time to keep cool in the water! 30 Seeing Stars Be the celebrity of your own vacation.

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38 Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament ® Making memories that will last a lifetime. 40 Shop Around 48 Take a Culinary Road Trip Let your taste buds lead the way! 52 Quick Bites

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Dear Readers, Welcome to The City Beautiful! Summer is here and there's no better time of year to experience stimulating new attractions that put you in the spotlight at some of our beloved theme parks: LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, SeaWorld® Parks & Resorts™ Orlando, Universal Orlando Resort and Walt Disney World ® Resort. Orlando is ready to welcome you and your loved ones to make up for lost time and create new memories this summer. The weather is bright and hot during these months, so be sure to make time to visit our water parks, outlet shopping, delectable quick service dining, spectacular beaches and many other great options that make us a top vacation destination. If you need a break from the sun, there are plenty of indoor entertainment venues to keep the fun going. From innovative mini golf, high-octane go-karting, riveting dinner shows and more, there's always something to enjoy - rain or shine! To embrace a more leisurely pace during your vacation, stop in at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo for an unaltered, wild Florida experience. Witness the great outdoors on horseback as you meander through miles of woodlands or gear up to scale the challenging rock wall and feel the breeze in your hair as you fly down the zipline. If you want to soak in more rays, head to Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort & Pier for signature drinks, breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and unparalleled fishing and surfing. I Love Orlando magazine is your guide to everything fun this summer break. Thank you for making Westgate your home away from home. Whichever direction your travels take you, we wish you a warm, wonderful vacation. Best Wishes, David A. Siegel President and CEO, Westgate Resorts


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Adventure Island® 1-813-884-4386 Located across the street from Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay, Adventure Island® is 30 acres of water-drenched fun in the sun featuring the ultimate combination of high-speed thrills and tropical surroundings within a soothing Key West atmosphere. Choose to race down rapids, swim through waterfalls and a wave pool, splash in playgrounds perfectly kid-sized or dig your toes into the sand and relax all day in a private cabana at Tampa Bay’s first waterpark! Check out America’s first dual-tailspin water slide, Solar Vortex, a premier family attraction! AdventureIsland.com

Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark® 407-545-5550 From high-speed waterslides and exhilarating wave pools, to tranquil beaches, Aquatica, voted Orlando’s #1 waterpark, delights all ages and interests. This one-of-a-kind waterpark is home to some of the world’s most thrilling water rides, featuring 43 slides, rivers and lagoons and 84,000 square feet of sparkling white, sandy beaches. Aquatica offers exclusive attractions that promise unlimited fun sending guests on amazing undersea adventures. Experience Florida’s first dueling racer, Riptide Race. Grab a friend and race through high speed tunnels as you see your opponent side by side and face to face. Who will reach the finish line first? aquaticaorlando.com

UNIQUELY THE BEST airboat tour in Florida for 25 years! Cruise the swamps by day, sunset or night on an airboat with an expert who knows the wetlands like the back of their hand seeing wildlife. Visit our Native American Village, BBQ

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Bok Tower Gardens 1-863-676-1408 A “must-see” Florida attraction centrally located in Lake Wales featuring a 205-foot and 60-bell Singing Tower, beautifully landscaped gardens, new children's garden, outdoor kitchen, unique hiking trails, cafe, gift shop and plant shop. boktowergardens.org

Buena Vista Watersports 407-239-6939

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Paradise Cove at Buena Vista Watersports is a recreational water sports facility. Located in Lake Buena Vista on a natural spring-fed lake, surrounded by cypress and palm trees and lots of sand, providing its Floridian feel. Offering Sea-Doo rentals, waterski and wakeboard lessons, stand-up paddleboards, kayaks and pontoon boat rentals. Come on out and enjoy

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Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay 1-813-884-4386 Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure, combining world-class thrill rides, live entertainment and one of North America’s largest zoos. Enjoy unique seasonal events all year or take on Tigris™, Florida’s tallest launch coaster. A top-rated list of favorite attractions for thrill seekers include Cheetah Hunt - the park’s longest coaster, SheiKra - a 200-foot tall floorless dive coaster, Falcon’s Fury - a 335-foot freestanding drop tower and many more. Then, learn all about the animals that inspired the rides by visiting one of the esteemed animal habitats or booking an exciting Insider Tour opportunity. BuschGardensTampa.com

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art 407-645-5311 The Morse Museum houses the world’s

most comprehensive collection of works by American artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany. Highlights include the restored chapel interior he designed for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago and a wing that showcases the Museum’s collection of art and architectural objects from Tiffany’s celebrated Long Island home, Laurelton Hall. Visitors to the Museum will also enjoy exhibits of American art pottery, Art Nouveau objects and late 19 th and early 20 th century American paintings. See website for current hours. morsemuseum.org

Clearwater Marine Aquarium 1-727-441-1790 Located at America’s #1 Beach just 90 miles from Orlando, Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s most famous dolphins, Winter and Hope, were featured in the major motion pictures Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2! Visit Winter & her rescued friends in their brand new home and discover incredible underwater views. Plan your day at CMAquarium.org


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Visit NASA’s launch headquarters and see both the Saturn V rocket and Space Shuttle Atlantis in all their glory. Be sure to ask about the rocket launch schedule for a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience. Daily departures. Clearwater Beach offers a chance to visit the #1 rated beach in the whole of the USA. Optional extras include an exhilarating speedboat ride, an entertaining Pirate Ship cruise, a visit to see Hollywood superstar Winter, the dolphin, or an incredible deep-sea fishing adventure.

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elcome to Walt Disney World® Resort, where four larger-than-life Theme Parks invite you into stunning worlds, far-off galaxies and exciting new stories. Come experience EPCOT® where Disney storytelling welcomes you into incredible worlds brimming with possibilities. Sail through Arendelle with Anna, Elsa and friends. Soar over some of the world’s most unique landscapes and man-made wonders. And test a virtual custom-concept vehicle on hairpin turns and super-fast straightaways. Come be a part of the continuing story of EPCOT® and enjoy a whole new journey dedicated to inspiring everyone with the magic of possibility.

mystical mountains and climb aboard the back of a banshee on Avatar Flight of Passage. Experience animals in their natural habitats on Kilimanjaro Safaris®. Adventurers can track the legendary Yeti on Expedition Everest—Legend of the Forbidden Mountain®. Get ready for an adventure into a world alive with magic.

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Explore the magic of nature at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park where you’ll journey to a distant world on Pandora—The World of Avatar, where you’ll hike under

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At Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, we’re celebrating attractions and lands that make a day here even more extraordinary. At Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge feel the rush of taking over control of the Millennium Falcon and find yourself caught in a battle in Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. In Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway you can enter a crazy colorful cartoon world as you join Mickey and Minnie on a runaway adventure. Become a toy with Buzz and Woody and take in a ride on Slinky Dog as he careens through Andy’s backyard in Toy Story Land.

Let Your Adventure Begin at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. And at Magic Kingdom® Park, pure fantasy reigns. Believe in make-believe as you race through a diamond mine on Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, sail with the Pirates of the Caribbean®, fly with Dumbo, join 999 happy haunts in Haunted Mansion® or take the wildest ride in the wilderness on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad®. Every day is a chance to live happily ever after. Of course, when you’re not busy enjoying all that the Theme Parks have to offer, be sure to check out Disney Springs® —from shopping to dining to entertainment, here you’ll find happily whatever you’re after. These are just a few of the many wonders to discover at Walt Disney World® Resort. So why wait? Come experience all the magic and fun for the whole family. See ya real soon!

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Ready for a little magic? Think big.

Magic is here in a big way at Walt Disney World Resort. It’s your own toy story. Magic is warm friendships in a frozen land. It’s flying elephants and flying to a galaxy far, far away. Yes, your best pals are here. Big dreams are here.

Visit DisneyWorld.com or an authorized Walt Disney World ticket seller to purchase tickets today.


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-Drive Welcomes You! On behalf of the International Drive Resort Area Chamber of Commerce we want to welcome you to the heart of Orlando Tourism – the I-Drive Resort Area! If you are returning or visiting for the first time, you are about to experience the best part of Orlando – The International Drive Resort Area. As you explore the I-Drive Resort Area, you will find six of the world’s greatest theme parks, over 35 amazing attractions and 350 plus restaurants offering every cuisine. I-Drive has over 900 retail outlets, 100 plus hotels and the 2nd largest convention center in the country!

BEER, BOWLING AND FUN!

It’s easy to see what makes the International Drive Resort Area a favorite to millions of visitors each year. Whether you are here on vacation or for business, we hope you enjoy all that our destination has to offer; delicious food, amazing shopping, thrilling attractions and world-class resort accommodations.

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We’re glad you’re here! Maria Triscari

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If you are a returning visitor, we are delighted to welcome you back! If it’s your first-time visit, thank you for choosing the International Drive Resort Area! Our community is dedicated to making your visit safe, fun and memorable. Thank you for visiting I-Drive!


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Congo River Golf 407-248-9181 407-396-6900 Play award-winning miniature golf. With eight locations in Florida to choose from, there's an adventure for everyone. Experience tranquil waterfalls, mysterious caves, tropical rain forests, challenging golf holes and more on an unforgettable African adventure! congoriver.com

Crayola Experience 407-757-1700 Discover the magic of color with 20+ creative attractions. Color, chemistry

and digital technology combine to create a day of family fun and colorful keepsakes. Name and wrap your own Crayola crayon! Learn how crayons are made in a live show! Shop the largest selection of Crayola products and souvenirs. crayolaexperience.com

Crystal River Watersports 352-795-7033 Explore Florida’s Nature Coast with Crystal River Watersports. “Observing and Preserving Nature” is not just a part of our motto, it is our mission. Our SWIM with MANATEES Tours are approved by the Save the Manatee Club Guardian Guide Program. crystalriverwatersports.com

Dinosaur World 1-813-717-9865 Central Florida’s only theme park dedicated to the giants of years past. With over 20 acres to explore, you’ll find yourself wandering amongst some of the most feared predators to ever walk

on the planet. Explore the largest Fossil Dig & Boneyard in Florida before heading over to the colossal skeletal playground. Dinosaur World can help contain even the loudest pitter patter of little dinosaur feet! dinosaurworld.com

Discovery Cove® 407-513-4600 Discovery Cove ® in Orlando is an allinclusive day resort where guests can enjoy a one-of-a-kind opportunity to swim with dolphins, snorkel among thousands of tropical fish and rays, hand-feed exotic birds, and encounter playful otters. Relax and explore rocky lagoons surrounded by lush landscaping, tropical reefs, winding rivers and white, sandy beaches. Freshly prepared meals, snacks and beverages throughout the day and swim gear are included. Guests will experience the most exciting animal encounters the world has to offer in a breathtaking tropical atmosphere. discoverycove.com

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L E T YO U R SE L F WOA H . I T ’ S A L L AT U N I V E R S A L’ S T H R E E A M A Z I N G T H E M E PA R K S A N D U N I V E R S A L C I T Y WA L K D I N I N G & E N T E RTA I N M E N T C O M P L E X .

And when all the amazement has worked up a King Kong-sized appetite, or even if you can’t make it to the parks, CityWalk offers a vast array of superb choices for a mouthwatering meal. Discover the culinary brilliance of The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen plus other unique venues such as NBC Sports Grill & Brew, the skybox of sports eateries. More nighttime fun includes spectacular live entertainment and a great miniature golf course, Hollywood Drive-In Golf™, that everyone can enjoy together. Universal Orlando Resort is days and nights of thrills and excitement. Don’t miss it.

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hink you’ve seen and done the best of Central Florida? Or maybe your family is looking for a place where everyone feels free to let loose and let go. Then it’s time for a visit to Universal Orlando Resort where you’ll discover a whole new level of family fun.

Only at Universal can you experience the excitement of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, exploring the rides and attractions of Hogsmeade™ in Islands of Adventure and Diagon Alley™ in Universal Studios Florida. Soar above Hogwarts™ castle with your family. Ride the world’s best story-coaster, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike

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You’re in town at the perfect time to experience the all-new Jurassic World VelociCoaster, now open. Speeding through the jungle, rising high above the terrain, this is the apex predator of coasters. Guests board their vehicle for a high-speed dash through the park’s Raptor Paddock. They’ll feel the rush of the hunt as they race alongside these nimble predators, twisting and soaring above the land and water.

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Hogsmeade™

Adventure™, see a wand choose a wizard at Ollivanders™ wand shop. It’s all connected by the Hogwarts™ Express†. If you’ve never been to Universal or haven’t been in a few years, it has grown into the epicenter of some of the most legendary rides on the planet. In Universal’s Islands of Adventure you can swing high above the streets with Spider-Man or narrowly escape a T. rex in Jurassic Park. Next door in Universal Studios you can take an unforgettable ride with Illumination’s Minions through Gru’s laboratory and join in an epic battle to save the world on TRANSFORMERS: The Ride–3D.

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights

Images shown may not represent current operational and safety guidelines. As always, the safety of our guests is our top priority. For information on the measures we have taken and all things Universal, download the Official Universal Orlando Resort App, or visit UniversalOrlando.com/SafetyInfo. For tickets and information, visit your hotel guest services desk or call 877-849-2968.

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Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park

And it’s always summer at Universal’s Volcano Bay, a stunningly beautiful water theme park with the ideal blend of thrilling rides and blissful tropical relaxation. Guests at Volcano Bay can relax and play while holding their place in the Virtual Line™ experience until it’s time to ride. If you’re here in the fall, you don’t want to miss the world’s premiere Halloween event, Halloween Horror Nights*, now in its 30th year.

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Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park 407-WDW-INFO After Florida’s only ski resort magically melted, Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park was born. From bunny slopes to black diamonds, it’s all here at the polar opposite of other water parks! disneyworld.com/waterparks

Disney’s Hollywood Studios® 407-WDW-INFO At Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, favorite stories unfold all around you. At Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge feel the rush of taking over control of the Millennium Falcon. And in Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway you can enter a crazy colorful cartoon world as you join Mickey and Minnie on a runaway adventure. And become a toy with Buzz and Woody and take in a ride on Slinky Dog as he careens through Andy’s backyard in Toy Story Land. Let Your Adventures Begin at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. disneyworld.com

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Fun Spot America-Orlando 407-363-3867 2 roller coasters including the action packed White Lightning, 4 unique go-kart tracks, over 20 rides & an arcade. Home of Gator Spot. Family-friendly fun. Just off International Drive at Kirkman. Named “Travelers’ Choice” by TripAdvisor. Free admission and free parking. Come have your #BestDayEver!

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Professional tattoos and body piercings in a clean, safe and friendly environment. Artist with 20 + years of experience. Speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese. Original and custom designs. Walk-in appointments available. Michigan St.

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“Orlando’s only Theme Park with Bite and Attitude.” Gatorland is a 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve, combining “Old Florida” charm with exciting new exhibits and entertainment. The park opened as a roadside attraction in 1949 and is now celebrating its 70 th anniversary. Today, it provides more fun than ever before with thousands of alligators, crocodiles, an aviary, breeding marsh with observation tower, petting zoo, nature walk, educational wildlife programs, gift shop, Florida’s best train-ride, restaurant, the Gator Gully Splash Park, thrilling zip lines and much more. Don’t miss the one-of-a-kind reptilian shows, including the Alligators: Legends of the Swamp show, the Up-Close Encounters show and the World-Famous Gator Jumparoo Show! Ride the Stompin’ Gator Off-Road Adventure; ain’t another experience like this in the entire world. Recently voted - The Best Place to Show Visitors the Real Orlando by readers of Orlando Weekly 2020! gatorland.com

Hawaiian Rumble 407-239-8300 Hawaiian Rumble has two 18-hole courses. Golf holes range from beginner

to advanced and take players through a variety of sceneries. The courses challenge participants with uniquely designed putt-through logs, hills, waterfalls and tunnels. hawaiianrumbleorlando.com

Hollywood Drive-In Golf 407-802-4848 Come and experience Central Florida's newest and most outrageously themed miniature golf at Universal CityWalk™ Orlando. Based on vintage horror flicks and "little green men" science fiction films, guests putt through elaborate movie-style scenes. hollywooddriveingolf.com

ICON Park At ICON Park, it starts with The Wheel®, but the fun keeps going around and around long after the ride. At 400 feet tall, The Wheel® is the perfect way to elevate an amazing moment. Toast to the good life with a Sky Bar experience in your own private capsule or see downtown, the theme parks and the Central Florida landscape like never before. Then, dive deep into the oceans of the world by exploring SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium and its 360-degree ocean tunnel with floor-to-ceiling displays and bubble aquariums, or indulge in the ultimate fame experience at Madame Tussauds Orlando, the unparalleled celebrity wax attraction. ICONParkOrlando.com VisitSeaLife.com/Orlando MadameTussauds.com/Orlando

Island H2O Water Park 407-910-1401 Orlando’s NEWEST and technologically advanced water park allows you to customize your thrills. There’s over 20 experiences, including exhilarating drop slides, lazy river, wave pool and a children’s area to ensure fun for the whole family. IslandH2OLive.com

KayaKing 352-796-2289 Take in some of Florida’s greatest natural treasures with us. Our two locations will have you enjoying the scenery of beautiful spring fed rivers via kayak. kayakingthreesistersprings.com


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ake unexpected memories with Original Orlando Tours on a magical journey to some of the hidden gems of Central Florida. Swim in the pure waters of a natural spring! Eat blueberries right off the bush! Observe wild gators, manatees and other “real Florida” treasures in their natural habitats! Take in the beautiful quaint villages, secret beaches, fascinating sites and uniquely Florida attractions, found just beyond the concrete jungles of the tourist zone! Original Orlando Tours proudly treats guests just like family. Their expert VIP guides are excited to share their hometown with you; but most importantly, their passion is to cap off your stay in Orlando with the most awesomely unforgettable experience of your vacation! Start your Central Florida adventure by boarding their shuttle for one of their brand new Daycation Experiences™, a day-long journey to various local sites and treats. Destinations vary by the day.

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Or schedule an intimate, private micro-tour where your VIP guides will come pick you up at your hotel in air-conditioned comfort. In addition to providing snacks and drinks, VIP guides will share stories of interest about the area along the way, just like they would do for their own visiting friends and family.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 407-986-TOUR (8687) OriginalOrlando.com

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For a shorter but just as special experience, come along for one of Original Orlando Tours’ award-winning guided walking tours of downtown Orlando, Winter Park, ICON Park and several other regional small towns. Foodies, ghost-hunters, historians and celebrity watchers – there is a tour for you!

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included. Guests will experience the most exciting animal encounters the world has to offer in a breathtaking tropical atmosphere.

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here’s a reason Orlando is the world’s favorite family vacation destination, and at SeaWorld® Parks & Resorts™ Orlando, there are exciting experiences for families to take in and lifelong memories to be made.

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SeaWorld® Orlando Guests are immersed in wonder at SeaWorld® Orlando, where the aquatic world comes alive like no place else. Experience the predator power of MAKO®, Orlando’s fastest and longest coaster. Take a plunge down the world’s tallest river rapids drop on Infinity Falls™. Climb aboard and ride the mighty Manta®.

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Discover what it takes to care for an injured animal at SeaWorld Rescue™ Manatee Rehabilitation. Take a walk down Sesame Street at Sesame Street Land™, connecting your family to all of the fun, laughter and learning of the worldfamous street. Experience one-of-a-kind attractions, thrilling coasters and up-close animal interactions. Don’t miss the latest

attraction launching in 2021-Ice Breaker! The new coaster features four airtime filled launches, both backwards and forwards, culminating in a reverse launch into the steepest beyond verticals drop in Florida-a 93-foot-tall spike with 100-degree angle. Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark® From high-speed waterslides and exhilarating wave pools, to tranquil beaches, Aquatica, voted Orlando’s #1 waterpark, delights all ages and interests. This one-of-a-kind waterpark is home to some of the world’s most thrilling water rides, featuring 43 slides, rivers and lagoons and 84,000 square feet of sparkling white, sandy beaches. Aquatica offers exclusive attractions that promise unlimited fun sending guests on amazing undersea adventures. Experience Florida’s first dueling racer, Riptide Race. Grab a friend and race through high speed tunnels as you see your opponent side-byside and face-to-face. Who will reach the finish line first? Discovery Cove® Discovery Cove® in Orlando is an allinclusive day resort where guests can enjoy a one-of-a-kind opportunity to swim with dolphins, snorkel among thousands of tropical fish and rays, hand-feed exotic birds, and encounter playful otters. Relax and explore rocky lagoons surrounded by lush landscaping, tropical reefs, winding rivers and white, sandy beaches. Freshly prepared meals, snacks and beverages throughout the day and swim gear are

Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay Busch Gardens® is the ultimate family adventure and Florida’s thrill ride leader, offering more than 300 acres of family attractions. With a unique blend of exciting rides, one of the country's largest zoos, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay provides unrivaled excitement for guests of every age. Thrills reach all-new heights on Tigris®, Florida's tallest launch coaster, catapulting riders through an intense forward and backward journey. Guests can dive 60 MPH on Falcon’s Fury®, North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower, experience Cheetah Hunt ®, Florida’s first triple-launch coaster, or even soar like a bird of prey on SheiKra®, taking riders up 200 feet to dive straight down. For kids and parents alike, there’s more to explore at the Sesame Street Safari of Fun® at Busch Gardens! Families can enjoy the perfect “first coaster” experience with their youngest thrill seekers on Air Grover, meet everyone’s favorite friends from Sesame Street, and explore Elmo’s 3-story hideaway in this perfectly-sized play land filled with kid-friendly rides and cool water fun where imaginations can run WILD!

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 407-545-5550 seaworldorlando.com aquaticaorlando.com discoverycove.com buschgardenstampa.com You can also visit your concierge or guest services desk for more information.

Hippopotamus Habitat at Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay


ANI M AL PRINTS but getting up close and personal becomes unforgettable! They offer a variety of special hands-on animal encounters with unique activities that cater to the animals’ natural behavior and help keep their mind stimulated. The animal care team members will help you feed and perform an enrichment activity that will leave you with a grin on your face and memories to last a lifetime!

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nimals hold a special place in our world and leave lasting prints on our hearts. Enjoy learning more about the vast variety we have to see and enjoy. SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium welcomed a new species of shark in 2020. Joy, a beautiful female zebra shark, arrived from the Georgia Aquarium where she hatched from an egg as a part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Species Survival Program. Zebra sharks are named for the stripes that line their body, resembling a zebra’s stripes, when they are young. As the shark grows, the stripes break up into spots. Be sure to say hello to Joy on your next visit to SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium located in ICON Park!

You can even get a chance to feed these famously fun animals. Come meet Gatorland’s newest animal family members, Marshall the Kookaburra and brothers Ben and Jerry the Capybaras. Marshall the Kookaburra is two years old and came from a loving home in South Florida. Kookaburras are native to Australia and make a laughing vocalization. That’s why they are called Laughing Kookaburras. Marshall can be found in the Jungle Crocs of the World area of Gatorland.

At SeaWorld® Orlando, when you hear the roaring sound of sea lions, you’ll know you're close to Pacific Point Preserve. Watch these California comedians swim and play among the waves or bask in the afternoon sun near a flippered friend or two. At Pacific Point Preserve, you'll see California sea lions and harbor seals.

Hang with a sloth.

Did you know that manatees have “toe” nails on their flippers? Their closest relative is an elephant and their flippers look like an elephant foot. They also leave “footprints” as they swim. Manatees are mild and only eat grasses. Join Crystal River Watersports to learn even more about these gentle giants. Guests can swim with the manatees in the Crystal River year-round. Combine a manatee excursion with an underwater Scavenger Hunt, an adventure in scalloping! Snorkel for the tastiest mollusks around, from now until September 24.

Visit Ben and Jerry at Gatorland.

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Ben and Jerry the Capybaras came from an animal sanctuary in St. Cloud. The largest rodents in the world, Capybaras are native to South America and grow to be about 90 pounds. They have brown fur and webbed feet for swimming. Guests can see Ben and Jerry in the Petting Zoo area at Gatorland and feed them lettuce.

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Watch these comedians at SeaWorld® Orlando.

Have you ever wanted to feed alligators, hold a sloth or paint with giraffes? At Wild Florida, they believe seeing something from a distance is memorable

Find your adventure with Crystal River Watersports.


Swamp Buggy tour where you can get up close and personal with birds, turtles, fish, alligators and other friends above and below the water. The hippopotamus can be extremely unpredictable, making it one of the most dangerous mammals in Africa and the third-largest living land mammal, after elephants and white rhinos. Hippos are herbivores, meaning they eat only vegetation, and they spend much of their time in the water. At Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay, watch these misunderstood animals as they swim, eat and lounge.

Interact with animals.

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo is the perfect place to reconnect with nature and get up close and personal to some wildlife! Start your vacation off right with guided horseback riding and check out the expansive petting farm where you can interact with goats, turkeys, sheep, rabbits, pot-bellied pigs, llamas, peacocks and more. Leave civilization behind with an off-road

Observing and Preserving Nature Above, In and Under Water.

like human fingerprints or snowflakes, each one is a unique work of art! Unfortunately, this beautiful species is endangered, with less than 7,000 left in the wild. ZooTampa is proud to participate in the Species Survival Program, ensuring a future for this amazing species and other wildlife for future generations to enjoy.

Just a short highway ride away is ZooTampa at Lowry Park, home to more than 1,000 amazing animals from across the globe. Many species in their care have unique adaptions that highlight the wonder of the animal world. One genuinely spectacular species is the African painted dog. No two of these canines have the same coat pattern. Much

Explore all that ZooTampa has to offer.

Various creatures big and small, make sure you see them all!

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play Kennedy Space Center Visitor ComplexSM Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is the only destination in the universe where you can touch a moon rock, walk under Space Shuttle Atlantis® and glimpse the future of space exploration. This is where rockets launch and inspirational journeys begin! Explore more at KennedySpaceCenter.com or call 1-877-404-3824. One small step from Orlando.

Kissimmee Swamp Tours 1-800-347-4007 407-436-1059 Kissimmee Swamp Tours offers narrated wildlife airboat tours through pristine swamps and marshes in the Kissimmee area. Experience the Old Florida! The undeveloped Florida! Everything else is just an airboat ride. Experience the difference! ALL our wildlife is cage free. kissimmeeswamptours.com

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

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multi-day vacation destination built for families with kids 2-12, featuring a theme park with more than 50 rides and attractions PLUS LEGOLAND ® Water Park with seasonably heated pools, and three unique onsite hotels. For more information, visit LEGOLAND.com/Florida

art facility for an unparalleled rush of excitement, exclusive safety precautions and the ultimate shooting experience. This is one adventure you don’t want to miss. Visit our website for more details. machinegunamerica.com

Lost Caverns Adventure Golf 407-264-0560

Enjoy six lands of never-ending enchantment, one-of-a-kind attractions and unforgettable moments at the place where storybook fantasy becomes everyday reality. Rocket through the galaxy on Space Mountain®, sail the high seas with Pirates of the Caribbean® and soar high in the sky with Dumbo the Flying Elephant®. Plus, wave to favorite Disney friends in magical Character Cavalcades. disneyworld.com

There's nothing mini about this golf! Putt your way through caves, up rocky trails and past waterfalls as you follow Cliff Cavern and his nieces along two exciting 18-hole adventures! Don't forget to feed our live gators! lostcavernsgolf.com

Machine Gun America™ 407-278-1800 Experience the ultimate Automatic Adrenaline Attraction™. Discover endless and unforgettable thrills at Orlando’s first and only firearms attraction - Machine Gun America. Fire live rounds using fully automatic machine guns and legendary firearms in our brand new, state-of-the-

Magic Kingdom® Park 407-WDW-INFO

Magical Midway 407-370-5353 Drive into Magical Midway and experience extreme, elevated go-kart tracks, spectacular thrill rides, classic midway rides and a state-of-the-art


RAINY DAY FUN guide as you explore all 10,000 square feet of this amazingly unique attraction that appears to be falling into a Florida sinkhole!

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ust because it’s raining outside doesn’t mean you have to rein in the fun! Visit one of the many indoor attractions and keep the fun going. Even on rainy days there’s only rainbows at Crayola Experience. There is 70,000 square feet of indoor colorful fun with 20+ creative attractions. Name and wrap your very own Crayola crayon! Learn how crayons are made in a live manufacturing show starring animated crayon friends Scarlet & Turk along with the resident Crayonologist. Sculpt colorful creations using Crayola Model Magic compound, melt down crayons into shapes and take Silly Selfies. Create unique keepsakes with melted wax, star in your own coloring page, watch your paper creation come to life as it bops and rocks in the spotlight at Rockin’ Paper, see the World’s Largest Crayola crayon and so much more.

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Museum of Illusions is an impressive destination where Illusions can be Optical, Photographic or Interactive and all 100% indoors with A/C. Museum of Illusions is perfect for rainy days with your family or a date night. Visual, sensory and educational experiences where nothing is as it seems. Optical bewildering images that play tricks

There is something for everyone at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® Orlando.

WonderWorks Orlando, best known as the upside-down house, is the perfect attraction for when it is raining outside. It is an indoor attraction with three levels of over 100 interactive exhibits. What better way to get out of the rain than having fun and learning, where most of the exhibits are science based. Science fun and discovery for the whole family.

Orlando Science Center is Central Florida’s award-winning, hands-on science museum. Four floors of indoor exhibit halls offer a vast array of exciting, interactive experiences from down-to-earth explorations in natural science to the high-tech world of simulation technology. Everywhere you look you'll find educational and entertaining opportunities to explore, experiment and discover.

Don’t forget to visit the Basement where you will find the Glow-In-The-Dark Ropes Course, 4D Motion Ride and Laser Tag which are all included with your ticket. Come and explore for about 3 to 4 hours. You will also find exhibits like the Hurricane Shack, Bed of Nails, WonderCoaster, Dig It!, Astronaut Training Challenge (Gyro), Floor Piano and Virtual Sports. Don’t let a rainy Florida day ruin your fun!

Whether you’re wild about animals, ecstatic about space or a maker in the making, Orlando Science Center offers dozens of exhibits, live shows and programming, workshops, giant screen theatres and more! Please reference their health and safety guidelines before you visit at osc.org/ reopening-plan.

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on you, confusing your eyes and brain. Photographic illusions that can confuse your mind and create false perceptions that can be seen only through photos or pictures that visitors can take with their camera. Interactive illusions that can have the size of a “room” and can blow your mind. Visitors can enter, be apart and interact with the exhibits.

Explore the world through hundreds of fascinating exhibits. Get hands on with entertaining interactives and marvel at some of the strangest art in the world. You won’t want to miss the newest galleries, Weird Florida and The Warehouse. Then make your way to a Dance Party and meet some of the most interesting “people” from around the world. Stop at the Wax Hands exhibit to create the most unique keepsake to take home with you.

Come and explore the world of illusions.

Visit Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® where the impossible is possible. Let curiosity be your

Upside Down House; Don’t forget to take a picture!


play video arcade! Now featuring junior go-karts. Open daily. Located at 7001 International Drive. magicalmidway.com

Mission Control Game Room 407-352-9293 Family fun isn’t limited to the theme parks. Test your skills and win prizes at the state-of-the-art Mission Control Game Room, located at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa. From the latest arcade games to good old-fashioned air hockey, we have something for all ages and skill levels. Your fun will be rewarded when you turn your game winnings in for large variety of prizes at the redemption counter. Charge up your playing card and play the day away with the whole family. WestgateResorts.com

Museum of Illusions Orlando 833-541-0992 With over 50 exhibits, Museum of Illusions offers more mind-twisting, eye-tricking fun under one roof than any other edutainment destination in Central Florida. Roam the

mind-blowing expanse of the Infinity Room. Defy the laws of gravity in the Reverse Room. Shrink to miniature size in the Ames Room. Only at...Museum of Illusions. orlando.museumofillusions.us

Old Town 407-396-4888 Old Town is the area’s premier entertainment district. Relax as you stroll through unique and affordable shops, restaurants and bars. Bring the family for one-of-a-kind attractions and rides plus free weekly events, car shows and live music. Come and enjoy the simple pleasures of classic American fun. myoldtownusa.com

Original Orlando Tours 407-986-TOUR (8687) Leave the concrete jungle behind and see the real Orlando area with Original Orlando Tours! Take a Daycation Experiences™ day trip, or another specialty tour, to make memories sampling the secret sites, eats, shops and

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Orlando Magic Basketball 407-916-2255 Experience the NBA live with an Orlando Magic game at the Amway Center, featuring world-class basketball and entertainment. You don’t have to be a sports fan to enjoy an Orlando Magic game. It’s an amazing event packed with fun for the whole family! Regular season runs from October to April. To view home game schedule and ticket options, visit www.orlandomagic.com/iloveorlando

Orlando Princess & Canaveral Princess 321-784-6300 Deep Sea Fishing aboard the 80’ Catamaran “Orlando Princess” and 90’ “Canaveral Princess.” We fish for many types of fish, while also including your lunch, soda, rod, reel, bait, tackle and fishing license for the day. Reservations required. For a private charter, “The Starfish” is available. orlandoprincess.com

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SUMMER 2021 CALENDAR OF EVENTS the technology and teamwork that goes into a rescue mission. RESCUE is included with General Admission. osc.org

July 15 – Nov. 20 AWE-Summer

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AWE-Summer LEGOLAND ® Florida Resort Join the party all summer long with surprises, music and fireworks. Celebrate July 4th with the only fireworks display that magically transforms into bursts of LEGO® bricks before your eyes during Red, White & BOOM! And in August, Heroes Weekend returns to entertain and teach kids about safety with a variety of fun activities in the theme park, including information from the National Fire Protection Association. LEGOLANDFlorida.com

EPCOT® International Food & Wine Festival A magical taste tour—one that whisks you off on a fun and flavorful journey across six continents. Come sip and savor your way through many Global Marketplaces, as you delight in your favorite flavors and try plenty of new ones along the way. There’s even an entire menu of family fun including Remy’s Ratatouille-inspired scavenger hunt and Emile’s Fromage Montage. Join in this culinary wonderland brimming with fresh flavors and lively musical performances by some of your favorites: Mariachi Cobre, Voices of Liberty and JAMMinators. Entertainment and offerings subject to change without notice. 407-WDW-INFO

Aug. – Sept.

Bok Tower Gardens

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WAWA SUMMER FUN DAY Bok Tower Gardens Enjoy complimentary admission compliments of Wawa. Committed to the communities they serve; Wawa is keeping the Gardens growing with their generous support. boktowergardens.org

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Electric Ocean SeaWorld® Orlando When the sun goes down, the night comes to life with electrifying dance music, colorful lights and a fireworks spectacular. seaworldorlando.com

Now – Sept. 6

RESCUE Exhibit Orlando Science Center Scaling down a sheer cliff face, communicating under thunderous chopper blades, squinting through the glare of flashing warning lights... do you have what it takes to be a hero? Through interactive exhibit pieces and the stories and testimonies of reallife heroes, guests will get a first-hand look into

Craft Beer Festival SeaWorld® Orlando Enjoy over 100 craft beers from breweries across the State of Florida, plus a few domestic craft favorites. seaworldorlando.com

Sept. – Oct.

SeaWorld Spooktacular SeaWorld® Orlando Trick-or-treat and meet silly Halloween characters during this family-friendly daytime event. seaworldorlando.com

Select Nights, Sept. 3 – Oct. 31

HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS™ Universal Orlando Resort Now in its 30th year, they bring together terrifying haunted houses, sinister scare zones, outrageous live entertainment and some of the park’s most exhilarating attractions. UniversalOrlando.com/Fall

Opens Sept. 26

Design Zone Orlando Science Center Discover that math isn’t just a subject in school—it’s a fundamental, creative tool that artists and engineers use to

design and invent! Design Zone highlights the relationship between mathematical thinking and the creative process in art, music and engineering. Design Zone is included with General Admission. osc.org

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Spooky Science Month Orlando Science Center Join all month long for spooooooky STEM activities, check out phantom-tastic live shows like Ghostflusters, and meet some creepy crawly Animal Ambassadors. Spooky Science Month is included with General Admission. osc.org

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Brick or Treat LEGOLAND ® Florida Resort Families will experience the spooky, kooky fun of this kid-friendly Halloween event! Guests will enjoy trick-or-treating with plenty of candy, seasonal shows and exclusive LEGO® characters in the ultimate kids Halloween celebration— and, it’s all included in general admission. LEGOLANDFlorida.com

Select Dates, Oct. - April

Orlando Magic NBA Basketball Amway Center See an NBA game live! Experience the thrills of super-charged action during the season, as the Orlando Magic take on the biggest teams in the NBA. You don’t have to be a sports fan to enjoy an Orlando Magic game! The NBA regular season runs from October to April. orlandomagic.com/iloveorlando 407-916-2255 Please note event dates and content are subject to change.


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There is one place on Earth that’s like nowhere else. Born from imagination and dreams. Where the power of magic ignites the wonder and joy that lets everyone be a kid no matter their age. Where you are suddenly transported to incredible points in time and immersed in stunning worlds, favorite stories and far-off galaxies. Where connecting has a power of its own. And memories made together last a lifetime. Where magic finds its way into every moment, every encounter. And into every heart.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Magic Kingdom® Park

Kilimanjaro Safaris® Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

Test Track® Presented by Chevrolet ® EPCOT®

Visit an authorized Walt Disney World ticket seller to purchase tickets and make your Theme Park reservation today. To visit the Theme Parks, Theme Park reservations via the Disney Park Pass system AND valid admission are required for the same Theme Park on the same date for each person in your party ages 3 and up. A Park reservation must be made for each day of entry. For multi-day tickets, you will be required to make a Park reservation for each day of your visit. Reservations are limited and subject to availability. ©Disney © & TM Lucasfilm Ltd. 1859603


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ages to enjoy! Guests can experience a lazy river, wave pool, kid area, family interactive zone, body slides, mat racers, tube slides, raft rides for the whole family and an adults-only pool.

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Aquatica isn't just the top waterpark in Orlando; it’s been rated the Nation's Best Outdoor Waterpark by USA Today. Come and visit to find out what makes Aquatica so special. Experience thrilling and extraordinary water rides for the whole family. Ready? Set? Race! Experience Florida’s first dueling racer, Riptide Race. Grab a friend and race through high speed tunnels as you see your opponent side-by-side and face-to-face. Who will reach the finish line first? After a freak Florida snowstorm, the only ski resort around magically melted and Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park was born. Come plunge into downhill thrills and plenty of ways to chill. Zip down the ultimate water park thrill-ride, Summit Plummet, a 120-foot-tall waterslide with a near-vertical drop. Tackle a fast-paced tube run, or one of the world’s longest family raft ride – Teamboat Springs or enjoy a leisurely float along a meandering creek. And little ones can have big fun at Tike’s Peak. It’s all here at the polar opposite of other water parks! Because here at Disney water parks, there’s magic in every drop. Island H2O Water Park is a new wave of water park that is open to families, thrill seekers, residents and tourists in Central Florida. With innovative design techniques and state-of-the-art technology, Island H2O is the most immersive water park of its kind offering a new era of entertainment and fun. The 16.9-acre outdoor water park boasts 20 different experiences for guests of all

LEGOLAND® Water Park is a five-acre water park featuring more than four million LEGO® bricks and plenty of awesome attractions. Twin Chasers sends riders 375 feet down a pair of water slides. Guests can race a friend to see whose sliding skills will lead them to a first-place finish. Head over to Build-A-Raft River to imagine, design and build your own unique LEGO® vessel and float around the 1000-foot-long lazy river, featuring playful LEGO® models, flowering vegetation and palm trees. The LEGO® Wave Pool is also sure to keep you cool on a hot summer day!

Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park

You’re here in Orlando. It’s summer. And you’re thinking, “If I’m outside, it’d better be in the water.” Well, you’re in luck since there is a water theme park with a whole lotta water. It’s called Volcano Bay. That’s ‘cause there’s a giant volcano in the middle of it, except instead of lava, there’s a bunch of water slides, including one that’ll send you screaming down 125 feet. They’ve got more than just slides. There’s also a winding river, wave pool and a beach where you can chill in the shadow of the volcano. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2021 Universal Studios. All rights reserved. 2153421/NS


play Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf 407-352-7378

Orlando Science Center 407-514-2000

Orlando StarFlyer 407-640-7009

This museum has four floors of science fun and discovery for all ages. It features exhibits, science demonstrations, giant screen films and a makerspace that will ignite curiosity and inspire wonder. Don’t miss Rescue, a new exhibit on display until September 6. osc.org

The Orlando StarFlyer is the tallest swing ride in the world. It is a unique attraction that appeals to both young and old. The Orlando StarFlyer spins like a normal swing ride but also races up to a height of over 400 feet as it rotates around the tower. A truly exhilarating experience. Located at 8265 International Drive. starflyer.com

Come and test your skills on our two challenging 18-hole championship courses! Putt your way through mysterious mountain caves, over footbridges and under cascading waterfalls! Swashbuckling fun for the whole family! piratescove.com

Orlando Tree Trek 407-390-9999

Real Florida Adventures is the product of more than 40 years’ experience of providing tours and excursions in the Sunshine State. Offering DAILY tours to Kennedy Space Center, Rocket Launches, Swimming with Florida’s gentle giants - the manatee, beautiful Clearwater Beach and more. Sit back, relax and let Orlando’s top tour guides show you exactly what a Real Florida Adventure is! RealFloridaAdventures.com

Orlando SlingShot Magical Midway: 407-370-5353 Old Town SlingShot: 407-396-7166 This innovative amusement device is the most exciting vertical ride in the world. Riders are propelled upwards over 365 feet at speeds in the region of 100+ miles per hour. World’s Tallest Slingshot. Located at 7001 International Drive. magicalmidway.com oldtownslingshot-vomatron.com

Orlando’s Most Thrilling Tree-Top Experience! We’re more than just a zip line, we’re an action packed adventure with 97 fun and challenging obstacles. Climb and soar with Tarzan swings, nets, ropes, trapeze and more. Then fly to a breathtaking finish on a 425-foot plunging zip line. Designed for ages seven and up! orlandotreetrek.com

Real Florida Adventures 407-573-2535

Orlando’s Newest Water Park!

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SEEIN G STARS Hall of Fame® at Kennedy Space Center Visitor ComplexSM. You’ll start the journey exploring What is a Hero? and how society defines heroism. Through the Eyes of a Hero features a multisensory 4D experience with space-age heroes to relive the excitement of the first crewed space missions.

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Throw on that cape and soar with the celebrities at Madame Tussauds Orlando, the world’s greatest wax museum! The Justice League™ superheroes can’t wait to live it up with you by saving the day and of course grabbing great selfies along the way. Shoot hoops with Shaq, party on Miami’s hottest yacht with Pitbull and feel like a pop star with Shawn Mendes. The magic of meeting historical icons and top celebrities brings you fantastical fun when

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you get to take that one small step on the moon with Neil Armstrong or attend the hottest A-List party with Jennifer Lopez and Zendaya. Head over to the world’s greatest wax museum on International Drive at ICON Park where fame, fantasy and fun are waiting for everyone. Before humans walked on the Moon, brave space pioneers paved the way into the unknown and inspired a nation. Discover these stars of America’s space program at Heroes & Legends, presented by Boeing®, featuring the U.S. Astronaut

A Hero Is offers interactive exhibits highlighting nine astronaut attributes using holograms and augmented reality to explore space program artifacts. The culminating exhibit is the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame connecting visitors to 100-plus astronaut inductees. Enjoy a variety of entertainment experiences at each of the Walt Disney World theme parks, ranging from special cavalcades featuring favorite Disney friends, to character appearances and musical groups throughout the Parks. See The Royal Princess Processional at Magic Kingdom Park; wave hello to some of your favorite friends like Elsa and Queen Anna at


The Royal Princess Processional at Magic Kingdom Park

Stone Dolphin complex has five pools and holds 1.5 million gallons of filtered water from Clearwater Bay. With numerous floor-to-ceiling windows, including the Kate Tiedemann & Ellen Cotton Main Pool and Window of Wonder, guests have the opportunity to view and engage with the rescued residents in a whole new way. To see the stars up close, explore Winter’s Rescue Walk Exhibits and discover incredible new underwater views.

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At Universal Studios Florida, you’ll feel like you’re watching your favorite TV shows and movies, except with the ultimate ride-y things like twists, turns and drops. Oh and dragons, have they got dragons. This is way beyond the movies.

EPCOT; catch Donald, Daisy and Launchpad McQuack traversing Discovery River around Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park; and dance along with the Disney Junior Dance and Play at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Visit with movie stars of the animal kind at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, all while enjoying the views of beautiful Clearwater Bay. Famous Dolphins, Winter and Hope, were featured in the major motion pictures Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2! Visit Winter & friends in their brand new habitat! This extraordinary Ruth & J.O

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Visit with movie stars at Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

You thrilled to their heroics and adventures in the movies and on TV, in comics and novels. Well, those heroes, villains, wise guys and crazy characters are here at Universal Orlando.

At Universal’s Islands of Adventure, you’ll meet superheroes, magical creatures, even dinosaurs. Some of these rides will drench you. Some will just mess up your hair. Some will make your head spin (figuratively speaking). All of them will say, every island is a new reality. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2021 Universal Studios. All rights reserved. 2153422/NS

LOOK UP Feel the power of a rocket launch. Stand nose-to-nose with Space Shuttle Atlantis. Walk among the giants of space exploration. Come to the place where the most amazing things on Earth leave Earth.

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play Revolution Adventures 352-400-1322 Are you ready to experience the thrill of outdoor adventures? Set in 230 acres of glorious Florida countryside, this unique property offers ATVs, Mucky Ducks, Trophy Bass Fishing, Target and Tag Archery, Clay Shooting and so much more. Families will find experiences for all ages and offers guests who are looking to “do something different” in an outdoor setting. Just 15 miles west of the main attraction parks, this is an oasis of off-road fun. No waiting in lines and parking is free. Call today for reservations. BUT...be prepared to get dirty, maybe very dirty. See our Ad on page 7. revolutionoffroad.com

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! ® 407-345-0501 Come see what’s new! Explore an amazing variety of exhibits, artifacts and displays in 16 galleries that pay tribute to the odd, bizarre and unbelievable. Marvel at our collection of weird and unusual relics and rare treasures. Self-guided, self-paced tour. Free parking! ripleys.com/orlando

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Recently voted 2020 Best Zipline in Orlando by readers of Orlando Weekly! Gatorland soars to new heights with the world’s tallest zip line to race above giant alligators and crocodiles. Glide across five intense zip lines at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour, over 1,200 feet of thrilling adventure. Booking available online. Looking for something a little shorter? Try out the Gator Gauntlet single zip line. Fly 350 feet through the air over the alligator breeding marsh - that’s one wild ride! The only accessible zip line in Central Florida! Pricing and reservations available at admissions. gatorland.com

SeaWorld ® Orlando 407-545-5550 Guests are immersed in wonder at SeaWorld ® Orlando, where the

aquatic world comes alive like no place else. Experience the predator power of MAKO ®, Orlando’s fastest and longest coaster. Take a plunge down the world’s tallest river rapids drop on Infinity Falls™. Climb aboard and ride the mighty Manta ®. Discover what it takes to care for an injured animal at SeaWorld Rescue™ Manatee Rehabilitation. Take a walk down Sesame Street at Sesame Street Land ™, connecting your family to all of the fun, laughter and learning of the world-famous street. Experience one of-a-kind attractions, thrilling coasters and up-close animal interactions. Don’t miss the latest attraction launching in 2021-Ice Breaker! The new coaster features four airtime filled launches, both backwards and forwards, culminating in a reverse launch into the steepest beyond verticals drop in Florida-a 93 feet tall spike with 100-degree angle. seaworldorlando.com

SkyCoasters at Fun Spot America Kissimmee: 407-397-2509 Orlando: 407-363-3867 Feel the thrill of your life! Part skydiving, part hang gliding. ALL THRILLS! Soar at 85 MPH in a free fall. Up to three can fly at one time. *Open daily until midnight.

The Escape Effect 855-426-3372 Winner of Orlando Magazine’s Best Entertainment Experience 2020! Stop playing the same escape rooms that you can play anywhere and try something truly unique. Choose from four different and customizable 60, 75, 90 and 120-minute adventures. More puzzles, more time and more fun! theescapeeffect.com

The Escape Game 407-501-7222 From uncovering lost treasure to breaking out of prison - The Escape Game offers a uniquely premium experience. Team up, follow clues, and solve puzzles to complete your

mission and become the hero of these immersive 60-minute adventures. You might escape...you WILL have fun! TheEscapeGame.com/Orlando

Universal CityWalk 407-363-8000 This is where unforgettable family fun meets restaurants that don't just make you say "Yum," but "Wow." Enjoy elevated American fare at Bigfire and culinary alchemy at The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen, plus much more. CityWalk is a spectacular evening of entertainment. OrlandoCityWalk.com Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2021 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

Universal’s Islands of Adventure 407-363-8000 Journey through worlds of epic tales and legendary heroes at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Experience exhilarating thrills and excitement as you battle villains alongside SpiderMan, and race alongside raptors on the all-new Jurassic World VelociCoaster, now open. For tickets and information, visit your hotel guest services desk or call 877-849-2968. Jurassic Park™ Universal Studios /Amblin. © 2021 MARVEL. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2021 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

Universal Studios Florida 407-363-8000 Jump into the action of the biggest movies and television shows. Join forces with the TRANSFORMERS ™, meet the mischievous Minions and more. And now open, there’s The Bourne Stuntacular, an incredible live-action stunt show. For tickets and information, visit your hotel guest services desk or call 877-849-2968. © 2021 Hasbro. © 2021 DW Studios L.L.C. and Paramount Pictures Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Licensed by Hasbro. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2021 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

Universal’s Volcano Bay 407-363-8000 Enjoy a tropical paradise where thrills and relaxation flow in perfect harmony. It’s a stunningly beautiful water theme park with over 30 unique experiences and 19 different attractions. Guests receive a TapuTapu wearable so they can relax and play


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Old Town is bigger and better than ever. A newly renovated and expanded property includes 15,000 square feet of additional retail and new restaurants and bars including Shoney’s and Bobby’s Garage Bar. Whether you are looking for a sit down meal or something

to grab and go, Old Town’s extensive list of dining options will satisfy the pickiest of eaters. Throughout the week, enjoy age-friendly free events and live music on Old Town’s Main Stage. The highlight is the worldfamous Friday Muscle and Saturday Classic Car Shows & Cruise. For over 30 years, Old Town has remained a family tradition for locals and visitors alike. Come and experience a completely renovated and affordable Old Town and the simple pleasures of classic American fun.

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Victory Casino Cruises 1-855-GO-VICTORY (468-4286) Victory Casino Cruises, America’s Biggest and Best Casino Cruise Ship, sails twice daily from Port Canaveral! Victory has 4 Decks and 40,000 sq. ft. of gaming with over 600 slots including: Wheel of Fortune, 88 Fortunes and more! 27 Live Table Games feature Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, EZ Bac, Ultimate Texas Hold’em, Let It Ride and 3 Card Poker. Watch, wager and win on your favorite sporting events in Victory’s Sportsbook. Enjoy live entertainment at Big Norm’s Club V. Victory’s Atlantic Café offers hot entrées, meat carving and pasta stations, plus a full à la carte menu. VictoryCasinoCruises.com

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If you want to feel the force that the brave astronauts did, then you need to feel the force of the Vomatron. Powered by huge electric motors, it rotates the giant 200-foot arm at speeds of up to 70 MPH. Throwing the capsules into extreme spins putting up to 4Gs of force upon its unwary passengers. Then, just as you thought it was over, you spin in reverse with the same degree of pure torture as before. Located at 5770 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee. oldtownslingshot-vomatron.com

Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier 321-783-7549

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Just a short one-hour drive from Orlando is the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier, a local landmark renowned for its popular bars and restaurants, shopping and pristine beaches. Visitors can enjoy surfing, swimming, the best fresh seafood on the beach, volleyball, beach rentals and much more at the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier. CocoaBeachPier.com

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play Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo 863-692-1321 Enjoy an authentic Florida Ranch experience with a trip to the land of the Florida Cracker Cowboys. You will feel like you have stepped back in time living the life of the very first Cowboy in America. Take an adventure around the resort on horseback, enjoy a thrilling airboat ride along the Kissimmee River, test your aim at the Trap &Skeet range and have fun at the Adventure Park! Enjoy a variety of lodging accommodations ranging from RV Sites, Platform Tent Camping, Teepees, Luxury Glamping, Conestoga Wagons and spacious cabins and suites. WestgateRiverRanch.com

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up close and personal with exotic animals during our animal encounters, or driving through our Safari Park. When it comes to adventure, we’ve got you covered. wildfl.com

Wild Florida Airboat, Gator & Drive-thru Safari Park 1-866-532-7167 407-957-3135 Central Florida’s largest adventure park! When it comes to adventure, we’ve got it all! Tour the headwaters of the Everglades on an airboat ride, see more than 200 exotic and native animals in our Gator Park and cruise through our Drive-thru Safari Park where animals roam freely! wildfl.com

WonderWorks 407-351-8800 An indoor amusement park for the mind, with over 100 hands-on exhibits to explore. Be blown away by hurricane-force winds, land the

space shuttle, lie on a bed of nails, put yourself inside a bubble, play virtual sports, touch 100,000 volts of electricity, design and ride a roller coaster and much more! Located in the basement (the 3 rd level), compete in a game of laser tag, climb the ropes challenge course and experience the 4D extreme motion ride. Closed shoes required for the ropes course. Open daily. wonderworksorlando.com

ZooTampa at Lowry Park 813-935-8552 Experience wildlife like nowhere else! Watch manatees receive life-saving medical care, feed a rhino, feel the rush of colorful Macaws soaring overhead, plus see other endangered animals from Florida and across the globe! Then grab the family for a wild three-story splash down on Roaring Springs. And so much more. ZooTampa.org


dinner theaters Capone’s Dinner & Show 1-800-220-8428 407-397-2378 Join the wise guys and beautiful dames for an evening filled with singing, dancing, comedy and action! This prohibition-era speakeasy features a hysterical show with dazzling costumes, spectacular musical numbers and audience interaction. It’s a hit with all ages. Be prepared though – from the moment you arrive, wise guys rule. Enjoy a delicious four-course Italian/ American meal with unlimited beverages (including alcohol). Then, hang on to your fedoras and boas, especially during the gangster giveaway, when you’ll have a chance of winning prizes. Since 1992, Capone’s has entertained guests with its award-winning, family-friendly dazzling cabaret. Experience it yourself. Accept their invitation to join ‘the family’ and go back in time. It’s an offer you can’t refuse! alcapones.com

Dine With Orcas 407-545-5550 Dive into Orlando’s most immersive and

memorable family dining experience. Dine next to our killer whales and watch the specialized care they receive daily in their home. Following your meal, you’ll get an up-close view into the relationship shared between our animal care specialists and killer whales as you discover the unique characteristics of these majestic animals. Throughout your experience, you’ll learn about the small-yet-impactful measures we all can take to help save valuable ocean resources by enjoying sustainable foods and preserving natural habitats. *Park admission is required.

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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament® 1-888-WE-JOUST 407-396-2900 Medieval Times invites you to travel back to the 11th Century. You will be treated to a one-of-a-kind experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Witness an amazing show that presents a rousing live jousting tournament and sword fights. Marvel at awe-inspiring horsemanship and falconry. With so much excitement,

you’ll build up an appetite. Our castle’s serfs and wenches will serve a delicious, medieval-style four-course meal fit for royalty. medievaltimes.com

Pirates Dinner Adventure 407-206-5100 Welcome, royal subjects to the 25th anniversary as a pirate-free town in Treasure Bay! Princess Anita has invited each of you to join in the celebration and gaze at the glory of the magical gypsy mermaid and her jewel of the sea, the Serpent’s Eye. It is said that this necklace holds off a terrible beast - the dreaded Leviathan. We’re all safe as long as the mermaid remains in possession of the necklace…until the pirates invade! They’ve returned for vengeance on the town that exiled them and to take the Serpent’s Eye, as well as the audience! Board the ship of the dreaded Captain Sebastian the Black as he takes you captive along with the Princess and the magical mermaid. piratesdinneradventure.com

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MEDIEVAL TIMES DINNER & TOURNAMENT® prized falcon. The pace quickens as the Tournament of Games begins. The valiant knights on horseback face their competition in games of skill, such as the ring pierce, flag toss and javelin throw. The experience culminates with the Tournament Royale where guests join in the revelry and fun as they cheer their knight to victory in authentic jousting matches and sword fights. One knight will bestow the title of Champion and will choose his Queen of Love and Beauty to mark the occasion!

corresponding to the colors and kingdom of one of the daring knights. The Castles will follow all local guidelines for social distancing.

The health and safety of their Royal Guests and Her Majesty's Court are extremely important. Service is at the heart of what they do. Although it might feel a bit different, it is their honor to entertain you with the authentic tournament you've loved for decades.

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SHOP AROUND Sun wear, fun wear and summer savings are in full swing! Before you head out this summer, shop affordable styles at Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores - an open-air, village-style outlet center. Musthave, designer-name summer wear and activewear abound. This season’s best can be found in one of the 40 spacious outlet shops – Carter’s, Calvin Klein, Eddie Bauer, Gap, Nike, OshKosh, Tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour and more. If you are looking to add a splash of color and footwear comfort to your wardrobe, Crocs and Rack Room Shoes are favorites among shoppers. Baseball lovers can shop the only Rawlings in Orlando here. For your convince, free store-front parking is available.

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At The Mall at Millenia, Orlando’s luxury shopping destination, you’ll find everything from international brands such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, Versace

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Shop your kind of magic at 100+ retail destinations filled with must-have looks, signature Disney products and unique once-upon-a-finds all at Disney Springs® Marketplace. Find the largest Disneythemed shop, World of Disney store. Discover what’s new at some of your favorite brands like Anthropologie, Coach and The LEGO Store. Plus, visit boutiques including Sugarboo & Co. and Rustic Cuff for that something extra special. Disney Springs® has everything you could ever want so your day out can turn into the whimsical shopping adventure of your dreams.

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and Tiffany & Co., alongside your favorite names like Apple, Sephora, Amazon 4-star, Tory Burch and Warby Parker. So, whether you're in the mood for some boutique shopping or ready to explore the entire Center, you'll be sure to find everything you need at Orlando's favorite Mall. Plus, with your Westgate Resorts invitation, you'll enjoy Exclusive Offers on leading brands and restaurants (see Guest Services for information).

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Old Town is more than the average mall, it’s about the experience of finding the perfect store as you wander through 18 acres of unique and affordable shops. You can mine for gold at Black Market Minerals, step back in time at the 50’s themed Wound 'N Around or pick up a magic trick at the Great Magic Hall all while enjoying your favorite beverage from one of their restaurants. Whether you’re looking for yourself or someone else, Old Town has the perfect something for anyone. There is a lot to see, explore and shop around for during your visit to Central Florida.

My Airbrush Shop, your source for anything airbrushed

Experience the best in retail entertainment at My Airbrush Shop. Watch as their world-class airbrush artists create your personalized, totally you, t-shirt, hoodie or trucker’s cap all at the best prices available. Family vacations, sporting events, fan art or even your own custom designs, let My Airbrush Shop’s worldclass artists provide you with a souvenir you’ll wear for a lifetime. Visit in person at one of their locations inside local Walmart stores or online at MyAirbrushShop.com.

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market Disney Springs® 407-WDW-INFO This is the place where you come to indulge in all things your heart desires. Where fashion-forward finds fit like a dream. Where delectable dining delights your taste buds. Where entertainment is an enchanting escape. Come and experience a wonderland of indulgence at Disney Springs®. Where you’ll discover happily whatever you’re after. DisneySprings.com

Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores 15657 State Road 535 407-238-9301 1.5 miles from Disney. Outlets feature store-front parking at savings up to 75% off! Brands include Aeropostale, American Eagle, Bonworth, Carters, Calvin Klein, Eddie Bauer, Express, Guess, Gap, Nike, Old Navy Outlet, Tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour and more. lbvfs.com

My Airbrush Shop Inside Walmart: 3250 Vineland Rd., Kissimmee 407-397-0674 2855 N. Old Lake Wilson Rd., Kissimmee 407-390-0328 8990 Turkey Lake Rd., Orlando 407-734-5542 At My Airbrush Shop you’ll experience the best in retail entertainment while you watch our world-class airbrush artists create your custom t-shirt, hoodie or trucker’s cap - all at the best prices available. Located inside Walmart. MyAirbrushShop.com

Perfumeland Megastore 5161 International Drive 407-248-9595 At Perfumeland Megastore, you will find the largest variety and the most popular brands of perfumes, electronics, cosmetics, sunglasses, watches, handbags and tennis shoes at the best prices. All at the same place! perfumeland.com

Indulge, relax and rejuvenate with a visit to Serenity Spa by Westgate located at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa. This fullservice, European-style Serenity boutique

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As you prepare for the excitingly busy upcoming months, be sure to set some time aside to revitalize your mind, body and spirit with the right kind of

pampering found only at Serenity Spa by Westgate. Serenity Spa wants you to look and feel your best all year long by offering specialty services customized for each individual. Relieve stressed and aching muscles with a Hot Stone Massage or renew the body and stimulate the circulation with a Zen Bamboo Massage. We also provide nail and salon services, group bookings and special occasions. Discover a variety of unique skincare treatments such as our Signature and Nature-Inspired Facials and products. Your skin will be clearer, brighter and have a more youthful appearance all around. There’s no need to leave the kids at home when you’re ready to indulge in some world-class spa services! Serenity Spa has a special menu of treatments tailored for the new generation of spa-goers aged 13-15, as well as Mini Spa Generation selections designed for children ages 12 and under. Create a romantic escape in your villa with our customized bath baskets. Our highly trained staff will assist you in selecting the perfect products for your basket with special tonics and elixirs to induce a deep state of relaxation. For a touch of elegance and to further enhance the ambiance of your romantic evening, your basket also includes candles. For a little extra, you can add a finishing touch of chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne.

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WOMEN’S HAIRCUT & STYLE Stylist will cut your hair to your specifications and blow dry it to achieve your final desired style. $60 Value

GEL POLISH MANICURE Includes nail and cuticle care, moisturizer and gel polish in your choice of color. $40 Value

SPA PEDICURE Includes nail and cuticle care, exfoliation, foot massage, hydrating mask and polish. $65 Value

FOOT MASSAGE A foot and lower leg exfoliation followed by a relaxing massage with hot stones. $70 Value

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Pick and choose the services you desire or select one of the spa packages designed to enrich, relax, detoxify, exfoliate, deep cleanse and purify your entire body from head to toe. Included with your spa treatment is complimentary use of the state-of-the-art amenities, such as the Redwood Sauna, Eucalyptus Steam Room, Hydrotherapy Spa and Fitness Center.

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The Mall at Millenia 407-363-3555 Explore Orlando’s luxury shopping and dining destination with 150 shops and restaurants including Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Tiffany & Co., Apple, Amazon 4-star, Sephora & The Cheesecake Factory. Conveniently located 10 minutes from Universal Orlando Resort. Open Monday Thursday 11-8PM, Friday - Saturday 11-9PM and Sunday 11-7PM. MallAtMillenia.com

Universal CityWalk 407-363-8000 This is where unforgettable family fun meets restaurants that don't just make you say "Yum," but "Wow." Enjoy elevated American fare at Bigfire and culinary alchemy at The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen, plus much more. CityWalk is a spectacular evening of entertainment. OrlandoCityWalk.com Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2021 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

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Just a short one-hour drive from Orlando is the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier, a local landmark renowned for its popular bars and restaurants, shopping and pristine beaches. Visitors can enjoy surfing, swimming, the best fresh seafood on the beach, volleyball, beach rentals and much more at the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier. CocoaBeachPier.com


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Serving brunch and dinner, Hash House A Go Go puts its own unique spin on each part of the dining day. Casual for brunch and lunch, we serve up flapjacks, farm benedicts and our famous Hash House twisted burgers among many other items. By dinner, the restaurant offers dining in a relaxed atmosphere with dishes like homemade chicken pot pie, country chicken & biscuits, stuffed meatloaf and pot roast dinner. Hash House brings farm fresh food with a funky, modern twist to Orlando's residents and visitors. The décor, like the food, is one part farm, one part urban. From the old-school black and white farm photos to the modern bar to the relaxed booths, Hash House A Go Go is about having a good time − sophistication without pretension. Hash House A Go Go has been featured on national television – the Martha Stewart Show, The Travel Channel, The Food Network, The Cooking Channel, the Dr. Phil show and numerous other local and national shows. The restaurant has also received raves in the press – The New York Times and New York Post to mention just a few. We can’t wait to feed you! 5350 International Drive Orlando, FL 32819 407-307-4646 hashhouseagogo.com

Enjoy a fascinating view in an upscale, signature full-service restaurant that puts world-class entrées on your plate and a window into the world of sharks before your eyes. Let our skilled chefs, courteous staff and mesmerizing sharks make a memory for you.

You don’t have to travel all the way to Italy for an authentic Italian dining experience. At Villa Italiano Chophouse, we celebrate Italy’s culinary passion with fresh ingredients and house-made recipes. Come hungry to this hidden gem and be delighted to discover finely crafted dishes that will be sure to satisfy even the most discerning of palates. Our unique restaurant serves chophouse specialties including tender filets of beef, hand selected cuts of rib-eye, top sirloin and more. For your main course, experience savory classics such as Chicken Parmesan, prepared with house-made breadcrumbs and fresh herbs served on a bed of spaghetti marinara burrata.

Shark's Underwater Grill has been recognized among the best of the best restaurants in Orlando, receiving such awards as the 2013 Silver Spoon Award from Orlando Life Magazine and Outstanding Ratings in the Zagat 2014 Orlando Restaurant Survey. Come enjoy a unique dining experience found only at SeaWorld® Orlando. *Theme Park admission is required for dining experience.

Open daily, 11:30 a.m. SeaWorld Orlando 7007 Sea World Drive Orlando, FL 32821 407-363-2591 seaworldorlando.com

You can also enjoy delicious salads, antipasti boards, pizzas, pasta dishes and other signature entrees along with an extensive wine and cocktail menu. Try a new pairing with a seasonal wine selection from our beautiful 500-bottle wine cabinet. And for a memorable ending, indulge in a hearty scoop of Pistachio Gelato or wrap up with an authentic, chocolate-dipped Cannoli. Our world-class Italian Chophouse awaits you. Benvenuto! Open for Dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Hours subject to change seasonally. For reservations, visit OpenTable.com Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort 7700 Westgate Blvd. 407-396-8523 Ext. 41748


eat 126 Chinese Restaurant 8681 West US Highway 192 407-239-8885 Top rated on TripAdvisor. Fast service and fair price. 100% pure oil and lean meat. Serving the 192 and Disney areas. Best food around Disney! Dine-in, carryout and delivery. Open late, 7 days a week.

A&W All American Food Old Town: 5770 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Suite 326 407-397-2280 The Florida Mall: 407-857-4167 Celebrating 100 years! Since 1919, A&W has made the Root Beer America loves. Visit any Orlando area A&W Restaurant and enjoy real draft Root Beer, great burgers, dogs, sweets and treats, onion rings and chili cheese fries. Takeout and Delivery Available. Family Meals to go. Uber Eats and DoorDash also available. awrestaurants.com

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Antonio’s House of Pizza 4626 S. Kirkman Road 407-290-1200 2362 E. Irlo Bronson Highway 407-962-0004

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At Antonio’s, we’re committed to providing delicious meals by using high-quality ingredients such as extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, fresh herbs and hormone-free chicken breasts among others. We prepare our dough and sauces in-house daily using our family recipes and our produce is local and delivered daily to ensure freshness. Come and try our delicious pizza in two different styles: New York style or our grandma-style pizza. We also offer a variety of pasta entrees, subs, salads and our famous chicken wings all in a great atmosphere with very friendly service. antonioshouseofpizza.com

Black Angus Steakhouse 12399 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando 407-239-4414 7516 West Highway 192, Kissimmee 407-390-4548

6231 International Drive, Orlando 407-354-3333 Where Value is a Tradition. The best steaks, seafood and ribs for 41 years. Serving U.S.D.A. Choice or Certified Angus Beef ® cut daily, fresh seafood and the finest ribs. Fine wine selection. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner at 11 a.m. blackangusorlando.com

The Boardwalk Bar Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier 321-783-7549 Join us for the best happy hour in Cocoa Beach and enjoy the beautiful ocean breeze at The Boardwalk Bar. Dig into a wide variety of appetizers like the Chowder Fries or Green Lip Mussels along with a full menu of beach-inspired sandwiches, salads and entrees. In the mood for a refreshing cocktail? Experiment with one of our signature drinks such as the Pier Punch or go for a classic favorite. Only one-hour from Orlando in Cocoa Beach. CocoaBeachPier.com

Bobby’s Garage Bar Old Town: 5770 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Suite 131 407-507-1458 Be ready to step back in time as Bobby’s Garage Bar is an experiential working Hot Rod Garage Bar from the 1920s thru the 1960s. Patrons can help build a Custom Hot Rod. Offering ice cold domestic, import and craft beer, top shelf spirits, low and nonalcoholic Mocktails, Tapas and gourmet food items. facebook.com/BobbysGarageBar/

Boston Lobster Feast 8731 International Drive 407-248-8606 6071 W. Irlo Bronson Highway Kissimmee 407-396-2606 NEW: 7702 W. Irlo Bronson Highway Kissimmee 407-768-1166 Orlando’s original lobster feast since 1990. Featuring our “All-You-Can-Eat” lobster, prime rib, sushi and crab legs

along with 60 other seafood and non-seafood items. Plus a dessert bar with fresh baked treats, a kid’s menu and a full-service bar. Come see why we are the locals’ favorite place to eat. BostonLobsterFeast.com

Crack N Roll 3260 Vineland Road, Suite 109 407-507-2667 A local restaurant that offers fresh Cajun seafood and many other bayou inspired dishes! We also offer a wide variety of delicious sushi items, including our signature Crack N Roll. Don’t forget to top it all off with our popular bubble teas, a must-have to escape the Florida heat! mycracknroll.com

Drafts Sports Bar & Grill Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa 9500 Turkey Lake Road 407-352-9293 Drafts brings the excitement of a sports bar in a family-friendly atmosphere with wall-to-wall TVs playing all your favorite sports, a six-lane bowling alley and large state-of-the-art Game Room. The award-winning restaurant features handcrafted burgers, steaks, fresh salads and much more, all complemented with a full bar. DraftsSports.com

El Patron Restaurante Mexicano 12167 S. Apopka Vineland Road 407-238-5300 A family-owned modern Mexican eatery, El Patron offers traditional cuisine with a modern twist. Enjoy their handcrafted lunch and dinner dishes, full bar with specialty drinks, and our glove served signature lunch buffet. elpatronorlando.com

Flame Kabob 7536 Dr. Phillips Boulevard #360 407-248-2280 A family-owned casual restaurant featuring Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Syrian and Moroccan cuisine, as well as traditional American favorites– gyros. All the dishes are freshly prepared from scratch using the best ingredients. Open for both lunch and dinner.


TAKE A CULINARY ROAD TRIP Texas Roadhouse is a Texas-themed American steakhouse restaurant that specializes in providing every guest with legendary food and legendary service. It is the perfect place where everyone, of all ages, can have a great meal, great fun for a great price. Their Texan and Southwestern cuisine includes hand cut steaks, fall off the bone ribs, made from scratch sides, legendary margaritas and more. Be sure to let them know that I Love Orlando sent you!

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ind flavors of the world without leaving Central Florida. Let your taste buds lead the way!

for over 30 years. Landlubbers have plenty to choose from including prime rib, house smoke spareribs, chicken and more.

Follow the famous Lobster-topped Volkswagens to the Boston Lobster Feast for a culinary road trip! They’ve been delighting seafood lovers with all you can eat lobster, snow crab and more

Enjoy a taste of the cool Atlantic waters of New England right here in sunny Orlando! Come Feast at the Boston Lobster Feast. New location on West 192 Irlo Bronson Hwy coming Summer 2021!

The recipe for Giordano’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria’s now-famous stuffed deep-dish pizza is one that has evolved over several decades. Its creation began in a small northern Italian village of Torino. Mama Giordano was famous for her exquisite cooking of large dishes, most of all her “Two crusted cheese stuffed pie”. This was her traditional Easter treat for her family but soon was too popular to serve only once a year. Many years later Mama Giordano’s two sons, Efren and Joseph, moved to Chicago


Mon- Thurs until 6pm Frid-Sun 11am- 4pm

and featured their mother’s culinary fare in their new South Side restaurant. Now for over 30 years you can enjoy the authentic Italian Giordano’s Cuisine here at their East Disney Lake Buena Vista and West Disney Kissimmee locations featuring: Dine in, Carry out and Delivery.

11 entrees to choose including

6 oz . hand-cut sirloin

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with purchase of an adult entree

CACTUS BLOSSOM® , FRIED PICKLES, OR TATER SKINS

*Limit one offer per visit. Must call to place TO-GO order. With purchase of an adult entree. Valid for listed appetizers only. Excludes alcohol, tax and gratuity. Not valid with any other offer, discount, or on holidays. No cash value. Void if altered in any way. Expires 11/30/21

(407) 787-3778 7973 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy. Kissimmee, FL 34747

Serving up a slice!

**Dine-in only. Not valid with any other offer, discount, or on holidays. No cash value. No substitutions. Valid at the listed location only. See store for details.

At Nantucket Shrimp Shack come try their North Eastern inspired seafood with a southern twist. Enjoy traditional favorites like steamed snow crab legs, fried calamari and jumbo shrimp cocktail or sample some of their shrimp specialties like Shrimp Po Boy overflowing with lightly breaded shrimp seasoned to perfection or jumbo shrimp sampler with shrimp prepared five different ways. Don’t forget their house-made New England clam chowder or hushpuppies to start! Explore the popular cuisine of other areas all without having to travel.

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eat Ghirardelli® Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop

Now offering Vegan Cheese & Gluten Free Pizza!

Disney Springs® Marketplace 407-934-8855

CASUAL ATMOSPHERE DAILY FOOD & DRINK SPECIALS

407.290.1200

4626 S. Kirkman Road | Orlando, FL 32811

HOURS: Sat. - Wed. 4pm-11pm | Thurs. & Fri. 11am-11pm antonioshouseofpizza.com

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7675 W.IRLO BRONSON MEM. HWY KISSIMMEE, FL 34747 407.507.3899

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The Ghirardelli® Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop is the perfect destination to experience Ghirardelli in all five senses. Indulge in our delectable chocolate and World Famous Hot Fudge Sundaes topped with freshly handmade hot fudge. From fountain treats to our signature SQUARES to unique gifts, you’ll find only the best quality at Ghirardelli. www.ghirardelli.com

Giordano’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria Kissimmee W. 192 West Disney: 7866 W. Irlo Bronson Highway 407-397-0044 Lake Buena Vista East Disney: 12151 S. Apopka Vineland Road 407-239-8900 #1 rated delivery, carry out & dine in available with COVID delivery service upon request. Great scratch made Chicago style Italian cuisine with gluten free options.

Golden Corral 407-352-6606 See ad on page 47 for locations.

All You Can Eat Buffet

Including Sushi, Hibachi, Seafood, Steak, Appetizers, Dim Sum, Fresh Fruit, Salad, Desserts and More! 12173 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd Orlando, FL 32836

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407-778-5188

5737 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway Kissimmee, FL 34746

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Open daily from 11am - 11pm

10% OFF

LUNCH OR DINNER BUFFET NOT VALID WITH ANY OTHER OFFERS. KIDS AND DRINKS ARE EXCLUDED. EXPIRES 11/30/21. CODE: ILO

Buffet lovers, look no further! This casual, American restaurant offers enormous “all-you-care-to-eat” breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets at prices anyone can afford. Stuff yourself silly! GoldenCorral.com

Hokkaido Chinese and Japanese Buffet 12173 S. Apopka Vineland Road 407-778-5188 5737 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee 407-396-0669 The home of a variety of authentic Japanese and Chinese dishes. From our Chinese dishes, sushi rolls and fresh seafood to our desserts and everything in between, all our buffet offerings prepared fresh throughout the day are delicious and full of flavor. We hope walking down the line filling your plate feels like a new


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Reservations Suggested. Dial 407-396-8523 Ext. 41748 or Reserve Online at Open for Dinner: 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday | Hours Subject to Change Seasonally | Open to the Public

Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort | 7700 Westgate Blvd., Kissimmee, FL 34747 Check out our Taste of Italy special featuring a four-course dining experience for $40! Expires 11/30/21 | Restrictions Apply

OUR WORLD-CLASS ITALIAN CHOPHOUSE AWAITS YOU!

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Salads • Antipasti Boards • Hand-Selected Steaks • Family-Inspired Italian Entrees • Specialty Pizzas


QUICK BITES That feeling of belonging, of family, is what keeps this local business serving amazing food since 2011. At Antonio’s, the quality of pizza is of utmost importance. Their dough is made fresh. Their ingredients are delivered daily. Their heart is in their food. They can’t wait to share their pizza love with you!

Grab a bite beachside.

Delight in the perfect day at Disney Springs® - the hub for treats and delicious food. Take in the live entertainment while enjoying delectable flavors around every corner. From big bites at Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, D-Luxe Burger, Earl of Sandwich® and The Polite Pig to the ultimate grab-n-go at 4 Rivers Cantina Barbacoa Food Trucks or Morimoto Asia Street Food, you’ll quickly satisfy that crave.

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uring the busy days of vacation, you need fun, quick bites. Stop just long enough to enjoy the many treats being offered. Looking for a fast bite after a long day in beautiful Cocoa Beach? Stop in for a delicious, high-quality meal at one of the quick service options at the Cocoa Beach Pier! Bring the family to Sea Dogs for a smoked turkey leg, Nathan’s all-beef hot dog or even just a cool frozen chocolate banana. Head over to Pelican’s Bar & Grill to find fresh, juicy burgers and a perfect ice-cold beer. If you’d prefer to stay close to the water, Rikki Tiki Tavern can be found at the end of the pier for ocean views, a savory appetizer and a handcrafted specialty cocktail. Save time without sacrificing quality!

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Walking into Antonio's House of Pizza is like walking into the family kitchen; you'll always find smiling faces, cooks working with fresh ingredients and a table full of good food waiting for you.

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Enjoy BBQ Chicken Pizza at Antonio’s House.

4 Rivers Cantina Barbacoa Food Truck – Disney Springs West Side

Sweets and treats abound, with generous scoops at Ghirardelli® Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop, cupcakes from Sprinkles and dreamy confections at Amorette’s Patisserie. Dive into nearly half-pound cookies from Gideon’s Bakehouse. Indulge in Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brews and elegant custom-blended dark and milk chocolate ganache chocolates from The Ganachery.

Bread Box Handcrafted Sandwiches at Universal CityWalk

best thing since sliced bread. This place is a no-brainer for lunch or dinner. Choose from classics like roast beef, chicken salad, pastrami, patty melts and more. Top it all off with a doughy delight from Voodoo Doughnuts, the donut shop with a cult following. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2021 Universal Studios. All rights reserved. 2153428/NS

Visitors at Fun Spot America can feast on new food and beverage items sure to be a treat for your taste buds. The star of the show, HUGE Nachos from Sarapes, will feature guests' choice of Cilantro Lime Chicken, Beef Taco or Chorizo con Papas, topped with a kickin' Hatch Green Chili Cheese Sauce. Kluckee, a new chicken concept, offers Fried Chicken Sandwiches, Tenders, Sliders and Wings with 4 famous dipping sauces. Cool off with a refreshing tart-yet-sweet handshaken fresh Lemonade from Crush, or enjoy new Orange or Pineapple Dole Soft Serve. Long days deserve a cool drink and quick bite to continue the fun.

You’re on vacation. You’re looking for something quick to grab on the go as you and your family trek around The City Beautiful (that’s what they call Orlando – and ain’t it true) looking for your next adventure. Well, the dining options at Universal CityWalk are an adventure unto themselves. Red Oven Pizza Bakery is a slice of stonebaked heaven. That 900° oven means your made-to-order pie is coming out with a perfect crust and sizzling toppings. Bread Box Handcrafted Sandwiches is the

Fun Spot America’s Chef Terry Reis.


eat and exciting adventure every time you’re here. hokkaidobuffetorlando.com

Jerusalem Middle Eastern Restaurant 2920 Vineland Road 407-397-2230 A family-owned casual restaurant featuring Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Syrian and Moroccan cuisine, as well as traditional American favorites; Gyros. All the dishes are freshly prepared from scratch and from the best ingredients. Open for both lunch and dinner. Visit our second location, Flame Kabob, in Dr. Phillips. jerusalemorlandofl.com

Taste of Asia www.tasteofasiafl.com

Seeing is Believing. • Chinese and Asian Lunch Specials • Dinner Combo Menu • Chef’s Specials • Diet Menu, Brown Rice, Kids Menu, & much more

8910 Turkey Lake Rd., #300 (Close to Wal-Mart, Westgate Resorts)

407-370-3186 or

407-370-3188 or

Nantucket Shrimp Shack 7675 W. Irlo Bronson Mem. Hwy. 407-507-3899 A casual dining, family restaurant featuring delicious seafood favorites such as Shrimp and Fish Tacos, Steak and Crab Legs and Fish and Chips. Daily Food, Beer and Wine Specials and Kids Menu available. nantucketshrimpshack.com

Fax: 407-370-3187 Mon.- Thur. 11 AM - 11 PM Fri. & Sat. 11 AM - 11 PM Sunday 12 NOON - 11 PM We Deliver Carry-Out (min $15 & 5mil)

10% OFF

Lunch or Dinner

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NY Pizza & Kabab House 3293 Oxford Drive 407-507-3990 NY Pizza & Kabab House is a family-owned casual restaurant that specializes in hand-tossed pizza, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine as well as Italian dishes and wings. All our dishes are prepared from scratch with fresh ingredients. We do delivery and dine-in. kababhousegrill.com nypizzawings.com

Old Town Ice Cream Old Town 5770 West US Highway 192 407-397-2280 Orlando Premium Outlets Vineland Ave. 407-239-9930 iloveorlando.com

Homemade Ice Cream America loves. Visit either location in Kissimmee or Orlando and enjoy fresh homemade ice cream, gelato, sorbet, sherbet, sundaes, banana splits, shakes, smoothies, floats, homemade waffle cones and much more. myoldtownusa.com/dine/sweet-dreams-icecream-cafe/

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LU LU’S ASIAN WINGS A sinful concoction of sweet and savory ingredients tossed with 10 of our crispy deep-fried chicken wings. Garnished with thinly sliced scallions, spicy peppers and lightly dusted with sesame seeds. Served with a fortune cookie.

DRAFTS FAMOUS BURGER The juiciest and most flavorful doublepatty burger around! Grilled to perfection and served with lettuce, tomato, onions and a barrel-cured pickle.

TATCHOS This is a new twist on the traditional appetizer. We take crispy tater tots and top them with fresh bacon bits, diced tomatoes, green onions and sour cream. Then we finish it off with a creamy smoked mozzarella cheese sauce. Once you start, you can’t stop!

THE NASHVILLE HOT CHICKEN SANDWICH

Crispy, fresh battered chicken breast dipped in our own spicy volcano sauce with crisp lettuce, a thick-cut tomato, onions and sliced sweet-and-spicy pickles on a buttery toasted bun.

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eat Pelican’s Bar & Grill Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier 321-783-7549

FREE BONELESS WINGS WING Cannot be combined with any other discount or coupon. COUPON CODE: 5FREESODFL

Feast on a wide selection of local fresh seafood and unique entrees at Pelican’s Bar & Grill. Everyone’s favorite place to grab a specialty burger, fresh fish sandwich and the famous Pier Steak Platter. Home of the best Lobster Roll south of New England!

EXPIRES: 12 /31/21

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Relax and unwind with tropical cocktails, all while enjoying panoramic ocean views from our floor-to-ceiling windows. Only one-hour from Orlando in Cocoa Beach. CocoaBeachPier.com

Rikki Tiki Tavern Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier 321-783-7549

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KISSIMMEE

7589 W. HIGHWAY 192 (407) 753-9464

ORLANDO

8956 TURKEY LAKE RD 407 601 3059

Head on down to the very end of the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier where you will find the famous Rikki Tiki Tavern. Enjoy lunch, dinner and open-aired seating with a view at 800 feet over the Atlantic Ocean. Rikki Tiki Tavern is also the perfect spot to relax and unwind with a full menu featuring an array of tropical cocktails and entrees. Only one-hour from Orlando. CocoaBeachPier.com

Shoney’s Old Town: 5764 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy., Kissimmee 407-507-5481

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Shoney’s is known for its All You Care To Eat Fresh Food Bar. Now serving Cafeteria style, plus a full menu of legendary breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert items, and a full alcohol bar. Stay tuned for information about upcoming Themed Nights including a fabulous Latin-themed Fresh Food Bar. Call for Carryout, Delivery & Catering Information. Family Meals to go. Uber Eats and DoorDash also available. shoneys.com

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3260 Vineland Rd, Suite 109 Kissimmee, FL 34746 407-507-2667 ILO

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Sweet Dreams Ice Cream Café Old Town 5770 West US Highway 192 407-787-0789 Come on in and watch us serve up your very own favorite custom made dessert creation while pretending you are back


in the ‘50s at your hometown drive-in. Featuring a full line of premium homemade ice cream with no preservatives, Italian gelato, gourmet freshly-baked cupcakes, pastries, cookies, pies, cakes and European crêpes. Have fun and enjoy sweet dreams! myoldtownusa.com/dine/sweet-dreamsice-cream-cafe/

Taste of Asia 8910 Turkey Lake Road, Unit #300 407-370-3186 407-370-3188 Offering the most affordable prices and variety of choices in the tourist area. Chinese and Asian lunch specials, noodles, dinner combo menu, chef’s specials, diet menu, brown rice, Kids Menu and much more. Within walking distance of International Dr., SeaWorld® Orlando, Universal Studios Orlando and Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa. Carryout and delivery. tasteofasiafl.com

Texas Roadhouse Kissimmee: 7973 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway 407-787-3778 Texas Roadhouse offers Legendary Food and Legendary Service. Our Story: Hearty Hand-Cut Steaks, Fall-Off-The-Bone Ribs, Made-From-Scratch Sides and Dressings, Fresh-Baked Bread, Ice-Cold Beer and Legendary Margaritas. We welcome and celebrate birthdays with a legendary “Yee-Haw” and are large party friendly. texasroadhouse.com

Villa Italiano Chophouse Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort 7700 Westgate Blvd. 407-396-8523 Ext. 41748 Villa Italiano Chophouse celebrates Italy’s culinary passion with fresh ingredients and house-made recipes. Our unique restaurant serves chophouse specialties, pasta, personal size brick oven pizza and signature entrees. With our extensive 500-bottle wine cabinet you will find a

perfect pairing for your dinner. Our world-class Italian Chophouse awaits you. Benvenuto! Open for dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Hours subject to change seasonally. For reservations, visit OpenTable.com. WestgateResorts.com

WingStop Kissimmee: 7589 W. Highway 192 407-753-9464 Orlando: 8956 Turkey Lake Rd. 407-601-3059 WingStop is the destination when you crave fresh never faked wings, hand-cut seasoned fries and any of our famous sides. For people who demand flavor in everything they do, there’s only WingStop - because it’s more than a meal, it’s a flavor experience. Carryout & delivery available. wingstop.com

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Enterprise’s Groovy Party, golfers couldn’t resist enjoying the years! Each hole brought a new fun decade to celebrate! To commemorate the day, players posed for their framed souvenir photo.

Falcon’s Fire Golf Club 407-239-5445 Falcon’s Fire is a Rees Jones designed championship golf course recognized regionally and nationally as one of the finest public courses in Orlando. Falcon’s Fire is located just steps from the Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando International Airport and the Orange County Convention Center. FalconsFire.com

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ease up your hair! Get ready to jive! As we stay totally rad at the 2021 W.H.O. Golf Tournament! Everyone enjoyed celebrating the decades of partnerships at this year’s Golf Tournament on Thursday, April 22nd. It was a beautiful day having fun on the greens of Falcon’s Fire Golf Club. Before the players took to the course, they picked up their “Celebrate with W.H.O.” trivia game card and purchased raffle tickets. Guests were then treated to delicious breakfast sandwiches prepared by US. Foods.

Falcon’s Fire Golf Club

US. Foods Awesome Food

Grenelefe Golf and Tennis Resort 863-422-7511 extension 5122 Experience the best of Florida’s natural beauty with award-winning golf. Come and enjoy two Championship Golf Courses and a pro shop. SPECIAL OFFER FOR I

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As players finished their 18 holes of golf, they returned to the clubhouse for a delicious boxed lunch from the Westgate Lakes Resort and Spa’s Catering & Events Department. The tournament and contest winners excitedly received their awards and prizes. Lucky attendees collected their raffle prizes which included a Wicked Weed Coastal Cornhole Set donated by City Beverages, an Enterprise Rent-A-Car Gift Certificate, an Orlando Magic Autographed Team Ball, a Simmons® Beautyrest® Felicity Pillowtop Bed Set, a LEGOLAND® Florida Gift Basket with tickets, a Universal Orlando Resort Gift Basket with tickets, a Disney Destination Gift Basket, a SeaWorld® Orlando, Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay and Aquatica® Orlando Ticket Package, a Westgate Resorts Amenities Package, a Westgate Resorts 4 Day/3 Night anywhere stay and an Interval International® 7 Day/6 Night stay anywhere in the world, along with much more!

Awards and Prizes

As everyone departed, they felt fortunate for having attended such a fun celebration on the course among industry friends and W.H.O. partners.

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All players received shoe bags donated by Promos 4 U filled with sponsor gifts. The beverage carts were stocked with products from Pepsi, Anheuser-Busch, City Beverages and Canteen Vending. The players set off to an early morning shotgun start as Matt Dauss, of Falcon’s Fire Golf Club gave golfers their invitation to party!

Enterprise’s Groovy Party

Island Oasis’ Dyn-no-mite Frozen Drinks

Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress and working together is success. Enjoying partnerships through the years.


tips MEDICAL INFORMATION Emergency: Dial 911. For roadside emergencies, Florida Highway Patrol blue call boxes are along major highways; on your cell phone, dial *FHP.

Baby Otter Swim School 1-888-SWIM-KID Learn to swim ON VACATION! In 5 lessons, less than 3 hours, children from 8 months up will learn to swim with the Turn, Kick, Reach® Program! babyotter.com

Paramount Urgent Care TELEMED: 407-960-2188 Casselberry: 407-960-2188 Clermont: 352-242-1988 Lee Vista/Airport: 407-810-8777 Orlando: 407-226-1906 Oviedo: 407-542-0346 Villages: 352-674-9218 Windermere: 407-203-1682

expedient medical care facility. Avoid long waits in emergency rooms. Open 7 days a week, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. No Appointment Needed. On-site: X-rays, EKGs, IV Fluids, Labs, Prescription Medications, COVID-19 tests & vaccines and much more. ParamountUrgentCare.com

I-Ride Trolleys are the fun way

GROUND TRANSPORTATION/ RENTALS

to get around the I-Drive Resort Area! Single Cash Fare just $2 per ride, Kids Cash Fare $1 per ride (ages 3 to 9 with paying adult), Seniors Cash Fare $0.25 per ride (age 65 and over). Unlimited Ride Passes available. Handicap accessible. Visit website for hours and service updates. IRideTrolley.com

For taxi or limousine service, contact your resort or hotel’s guest service desk.

LYNX public transportation system

Enterprise 1-800-RENT-A-CAR When you’re ready to explore Orlando, Enterprise makes it easy with great rates, convenient locations and outstanding customer service. You’ll enjoy a wide selection of cars, trucks and vans. To receive a discount, reference Account #XZ07W16 when you make a reservation. Offer expires 11/30/21.

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offers stops at area attractions and hotels. The LYNX hotline is 407-841-LYNX (5969).

K&M Rentals 407-363-7388 Offering quality Rental Equipment to Westgate Resorts. FREE Delivery & pick up. Open 7 days. Call to reserve your rental item. reservations@km-rentals.com www.km-rentals.com

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This Further down the Florida coast, you’ll find pier fishing, sand volleyball, surf lessons, unique restaurant serves chophouse specialties, Westgate South Beach Oceanfront Resort freshwater showers and more. antipasti boards, pizzas, pasta dishes and in fabulous Miami Beach. Guests at this resort signature entrees, along with an extensive can enjoy easy beach access just a few steps Fresh seafood and ocean view dining await you wine and cocktail menu. At Drafts Sports away from their villa. The resort is also ideally at the Pier with four full-service restaurants and Bar & Grill, enjoy creatively designed burgers, located minutes from the Art Deco district and bars. Enjoy the best seafood at Pelican’s Bar sandwiches and appetizers. Cordovano Joe’s South Beach nightlife, shopping and restaurants. & Grill or dine 800 feet over the Atlantic Ocean Authentic New York Style Pizza serves hot, at Rikki Tiki Tavern. With one of our specialty made-to-order pizzas that can be delivered Guests can enjoy plenty of on-site amenities cocktails in hand and ocean waves crashing to your villa or poolside. Just minutes from including private cabanas, a volleyball court, along the shore, a good time is guaranteed. Universal Orlando Resort, Walt Disney World® a playground, fire pits and much more. Before you leave, don’t forget souvenir Resort and SeaWorld® Orlando, guests will have With Fresco Cafe on property, you will find shopping at The Pier Shop and Tropical an amazing, memorable vacation at Westgate delicious made-to-order sandwiches, an Threads Boutique to find one-of-a-kind gifts, Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort. international market and creamy gelato to beach-themed home decor and apparel. satisfy any craving. 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