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JURASSIC WORLD VELOCICOASTER THE APEX PREDATOR OF COASTERS NOW OPEN AT UNIVERSAL’S ISLANDS OF ADVENTURE

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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Start Your Engines

10 Walt Disney World ® Resort Discover the Wonders of the World's Most Magical Celebration

Let’s go racing at Fun Spot America in Orlando.

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14 Don't Miss Out On All This It's All At Universal's Three Amazing Theme Parks and The CityWalk Dining & Entertainment Complex. 18 SeaWorld® Parks & Resorts ™ Orlando An Ocean of Fun Awaits for the Entire Family.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Where else are you going to see actual Shrunken Heads?

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22 You Have to See It to Believe It There are so many things to discover! 28 Celebrate! Calendar of Events 30 Clearwater Marine Aquarium Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Enjoy tropical flavors with a sunset at ICON Park.

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38 The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show Orlando’s longest-running dinner show. 46 Tropical Flavors 54 Cool Down As the summer heats up, cool down with a treat! 56 Under the Sea

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63 Drive In Style with Enterprise

Barry Manilow with David Siegel, President and CEO of Westgate Resorts.

Dear Readers, Welcome to Orlando: The City Beautiful! Sunny days are upon us and are here to stay. We invite you to enjoy this summer with your loved ones at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, SeaWorld ® Parks & Resorts™ Orlando, Universal Orlando Resort and the Walt Disney World ® Resort. Orlando is soaking up those summer rays and embracing any unexpected shower thrown our way. There is no shortage of good times with offerings such as unique dining experiences that showcase the tropical flavors of summer, a car-lovers paradise for those who love a little horsepower, splashtastic water fun with numerous beaches and water parks in the area and so much more for you to explore. You could even find yourself coming across one of Florida’s hidden gems. There truly is something for everyone in our little slice of sunshine. Continuing Westgate Resorts' 40 th anniversary, we are pleased to invite you and your family to create life-long vacation memories with us. Whether you are looking for a thrilling, action packed vacation or one where you can enjoy all our resort’s amenities, Westgate Resorts has you covered. With our new restaurants opening and our ever-evolving attractions, your vacation will be nothing short of amazing. I Love Orlando magazine is your guide to all things breathtaking this summer season. Thank you for making Westgate your home away from home. No matter where your vacation takes you, we wish you safe and happy travels. Best Wishes, David A. Siegel President and CEO, Westgate Resorts



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play A#1 Bass Fishing Guide Service 1-800-707-5463 Professionally guided bass fishing trips. Half, 3/4 or full-day charters. Fish from fully rigged bass or pontoon boats with licensed U.S. Coast Guard Captains. All equipment provided. Licenses and transportation available. Singles or groups welcome. a1bassguideservice.com

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

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games 407-610-5020 Andretti Indoor Karting & Games is Orlando’s premier entertainment experience. We are located on Universal Boulevard across from the North Concourse of the Orange County Convention Center. Andretti’s 155,000 sq. ft. facility features several exciting attractions all under one roof, including high-speed Superkarts on multi-level tracks, state-of-the-art arcade, ropes course with curved zipline, two-level laser tag, boutique bowling, interactive motion theater and a variety of VR simulators make it a truly unique experience! andrettikarting.com/orlando

Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark® 407-545-5550

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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 46 slides, rivers and lagoons and 84,000 square feet of sparkling white, sandy beaches.

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Andretti Indoor Karting & Games is Orlando’s premier entertainment and event destination featuring heart-pounding attractions, delicious cuisine and unique event spaces. Their 155k sq. ft. facility features high speed electric Superkarts on a multi-level, banked turn track, Arcade, Ropes Course with Zip Line, Racing Simulators, Two-Level Laser Tag, Boutique Bowling, 7D Xperience Motion Theater, Virtual Reality Experiences, scratch restaurant, full bar and over 15,000 sq. ft. of event space. Experience the adrenaline rush of electric Biz Karts with instant acceleration as you put the pedal to the metal around hairpin turns, down long straightaways and throughout almost 26 feet of elevation changes on their climate-controlled tracks.

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Conquer the rules of the road at Ford Driving School at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort.

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Beep Beep! Little brick fans conquer the rules of the road at Ford Driving School at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort while pretending to be policemen, firewomen, taxi drivers or any driver they choose in LEGO® City! Showcase you passed your driving test at the Driving School Store with a personalized LEGOLAND® Driver’s License and head for the open road. Revolution Adventures is set in 230 acres close to the hustle and bustle but provides plenty of room to start your engines! Suitable for all ages to make lasting memories you can choose a ride on

a Mucky Duck and transition from land onto the privately owned lake. Or take one of the single seat ATV vehicles out on to the trails and enjoy the wind in your face and the property view as you traverse over sand, mud and tree lined tracks. Be prepared to turn the key and ignite your adrenaline as you start your journey across the trails with a beautiful backdrop of clear blue lakes and Florida Countryside.

Drive yourself off road at Revolution Adventures.

Ready, set, go to Fun Spot America in Orlando. Start your engine on Quad Helix, a multi-level quad corkscrew Go-Kart track. Or experience the thrill of the most extreme GoKart track and only road course style multilevel track, Commander, will take you 45 feet into the air before you fly back down for a photo finish. Still have a need for speed? Ride Orlando’s only wooden roller coaster, White Lightning. Reaching speeds of up to 48 mph, featuring one of the smoothest rides you will ever experience. When you’re looking for fun things to do in Central Florida, Empire Slingshot has the best adventures to spice up your trip. Ride around the beautiful city in a Luxury Slingshot for an unforgettable thrill.

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play 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

outdoor kitchen, unique hiking trails, cafe, gift shop and plant shop. boktowergardens.org

Buena Vista Watersports 407-239-6939

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 Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures of sand, providing its Floridian feel. Offering 407-344-9550 Sea-Doo rentals, waterski and wakeboard UNIQUELY THE BEST airboat tour in Florida lessons, stand-up paddleboards, kayaks and for 25 years! Cruise the swamps by day, pontoon boat rentals. Come on out and enjoy sunset or night on an airboat with an expert the fun or just hang out on the beach! who knows the wetlands like the back of their bvwatersports.com hand seeing wildlife. Visit our Native American Village, BBQ Restaurant, gator Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay pond or mine for rare gems/fossils. 1-813-884-4386 bcairboats.com Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay is the ultimate

Bok Tower Gardens 1-863-676-1408

family adventure, combining world-class thrill rides, live entertainment and one of North America’s largest zoos.

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,

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 19th and early 20th century American paintings. See website for current hours. morsemuseum.org

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THE WORLD’S MOST MAGICAL CELEBRATION

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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®. And as part of the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World® Resort, Disney Enchantment, an all-new nighttime spectacular, takes you on an incredible journey filled with adventure, wonder and empowerment. Everyone will believe in magic, with captivating Disney music, enhanced lighting, stunning fireworks and immersive

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ifty years ago, the Walt Disney World® Resort, born of impossible dreams, opened its gates. And now the magic is calling everyone to The World's Most Magical Celebration – the 50th Anniversary at Walt Disney World® Resort. Our Theme Parks will shine like never before as the four Walt Disney World® Theme Park icons transform at night into magnificent Beacons of Magic*. Throughout the 18-month celebration, you’ll be immersed in shimmering EARidescence and make special memories such as discovering the Disney Fab 50 Characters cast in gold around the Theme Parks.

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projection effects that extend from Cinderella Castle down Main Street, U.S.A®. Come experience EPCOT® where Disney storytelling welcomes you into incredible worlds brimming with possibilities. Adventure is served at Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, now open in the France Pavilion, where Guests join Chef Remy through Gusteau’s bustling Paris restaurant. Sail through Arendelle with Anna, Elsa and friends. Enjoy one of the largest nighttime spectaculars created for Disney Parks. Harmonious is a beautifully crafted nighttime dreamscape of Disney music and images, reimagined by a culturally diverse ensemble of musical artists from around the world. Come be a part of the continuing transformation of EPCOT® and enjoy a whole new journey dedicated to inspiring everyone with the magic of possibility.

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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 mystical mountains and climb aboard the back of a banshee on Avatar Flight of Passage. Experience animals in their natural habitats on Kilimanjaro Safaris®. Favorite Characters are taking to the sky in an all-new, sensational performance, Disney KiteTails. Hearts and

imaginations will soar as incredible kites and colorful windcatchers dance through the air to the beat of beloved Disney songs. And 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 Dash as he careens through Andy’s backyard in Toy Story Land. 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. Whether it's your first time or your 50th, get ready for classic favorites and new adventures unlike any other place on Earth. Because when you celebrate with us, nothing could be more magical. * Beacons of Magic will be available nightly at select theme parks.

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INTERNATIONAL DRIVE RESORT AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Maria Triscari

President/CEO International Drive Resort Area Chamber of Commerce

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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!

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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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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! We’re glad you’re here! Maria Triscari President/CEO International Drive Resort Area Chamber of Commerce


play Clearwater Marine Aquarium 1-727-441-1790 Visit rescued dolphins in their 1.5-milliongallon habitat! This extraordinary Ruth & J.O. Stone Dolphin complex has five pools, with numerous floor to ceiling windows, guests have the opportunity to view and engage with our rescued residents in a whole new way. Explore Winter’s Rescue Walk Exhibits and discover incredible new underwater views. Clearwater Marine Aquarium also has marine life featured in major motion pictures Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2. Once you arrive add on a great selection of interactive activities including behind the scenes tours, Clearwater Bay boat & kayak excursions, and animal interactions. By choosing to visit, you are supporting Marine Life Rescue! CMAquarium.org

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 rainforests, 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

Discovery Cove® 407-513-4600 Discovery Cove® in Orlando is an all-inclusive 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

Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park 407-WDW-INFO Explore the magic of nature throughout the day and into the night. At Disney’s Animal

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DON'T MISS OUT ON ALL THIS IT 'S A LL AT U N I V ER S A L'S TH REE A M A ZI N G TH E M E PA RK S A N D TH E C IT Y WA LK D I N I N G & ENTERTA I N M ENT CO M P LE X .

Waturi Beach in Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park

And if you’re here in the fall, summon all the members of your scream squad and make plans to attend The World’s Premier Halloween Event #, Halloween Horror Nights, which runs select nights September 2, through October 31, 2022◊ .

The Hogwarts™ Express at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ – Diagon Alley™ in Universal Studios Florida

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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 three amazing theme parks, plus an incredible nighttime dining and entertainment complex, offer a whole new level of family fun.

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Universal Orlando is the only place where you can experience the magic and excitement of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ in two unique lands. If you have a park-to-park ticket, from Universal’s Islands of Adventure you can climb aboard the Hogwarts™ Express in

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Jurassic World VelociCoaster in Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Hogsmeade™ and emerge in London’s King’s Cross Station in Universal Studios Florida†. Just around a corner and through a secret brick archway is The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ – Diagon Alley™. Here you can dine at the Leaky Cauldron™, see a wand choose a wizard at Ollivanders™ wand shop, and travel deep below Gringotts™ bank on a multidimensional thrill ride. In Hogsmeade™ you can explore the corridors and classrooms of Hogwarts™ castle and brave the wilds of the Forbidden Forest on the thrilling roller coaster, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure™. At Islands of Adventure you’ll discover amazing experiences based on megahits like Jurassic Park and Jurassic World, including Jurassic World VelociCoaster, plus even more excitement based on Super Heroes like Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk at Marvel Super Hero Island. Universal Studios is home to awesome attractions based on the Transformers™ robots, Illumination’s Minions, Men In Black™ and many more. When you’re ready to enjoy a water theme park like no other, Universal’s Volcano Bay combines unmatched thrills with tropical relaxation. Be sure to set aside a day for Volcano Bay.

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.

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights

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For tickets and information, visit the guest services desk in the hotel lobby. Before visiting, please review the safety guidelines at UniversalOrlando.com/ Safetyinfo.

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play Kingdom® Theme Park, discover rare animals, adventures beyond belief, and entertainment transporting you to the heart of nature--alive like nowhere else. disneyworld.com

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

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park 407-WDW-INFO Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park features the largest inland wave pool in North America. Challenge twisting slides, shoot the Crush ’n’ Gusher water coaster and chillout on a family raft ride, a sandy beach or on a lazy float around a creek. disneyworld.com/waterparks

Empire Slingshot 407-853-2818 When you’re looking for fun things to do in Central Florida, Empire Slingshot has the best adventures to spice up your trip. Explore the city in one of our exotic Polaris Slingshots for an unforgettable experience. empireslingshot.com

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Explore exciting attractions, enchanting international pavilions, and seasonal special events as you join the journey dedicated to inspiring everyone with the magic of possibility. Take a sail through Arendelle on Frozen Ever After or fly high in the sky on Soarin’ Around the World. Indulge in a world of flavor as you savor the authentic cuisine of 11 countries. disneyworld.com

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Believe It or Not! Ripley’s Orlando is celebrating their 30 th Anniversary on July 25th ! The last thirty years have brought many changes. Most recently they went through a complete renovation! And they mean complete, it’s practically a brand new museum! No gallery was left untouched. They wanted to give Guests a fresh, modern and interactive experience that would be truly unbelievable. While there you will explore the unusual and fascinating exhibits collected by the world-famous traveler Robert Ripley; prepare to be amazed, astounded and—most of all—entertained! During the self-guided tour take your time to marvel at the curiosities Ripley’s started collecting more than 100 years ago. Come face-to-face with a genuine shrunken head, encounter extraordinary people and do a double take of animal oddities. Stop at the Wax Hands exhibit to create the most unique art worthy keepsake to take home with you (this is an additional cost and subject to availability). There is truly something for everyone in the family as you experience Ripley’s Believe It Not! Orlando. Where Seeing is Believing!

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 407-345-0501 ripleys.com/orlando


play Escapology 407-278-1515 Escapology is Orlando’s premier live escape game which offers an exciting, unique and challenging experience. Teams of up to 8 players must race against the clock to find clues, solve puzzles and escape the game room within 60 minutes. Excellent fun for friends and family. escapology.com

Fun Spot America-Kissimmee 407-397-2509 2 Extreme go-kart tracks, thrill rides & Florida’s only inverting wooden roller coaster. Over 20 rides & an arcade. Located next to Old Town at MM#9 on Hwy 192. Free admission and free parking. Named “Best Budget Attraction”. Come have your #BestDayEver!

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!

Gaia Arts Studios 407-720-3122 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.

Gatorland 1-800-393-JAWS “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 73 years. 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 UpClose Encounters show and the WorldFamous 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! 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

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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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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 Ice Breaker! This 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 93foot-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 46 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.

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WHERE CHARACTERS COME TO PLAY O L D TO W N E N T E RTA I N M E N T D I S T R I C T transport you to a time when crowds were a little smaller, lines were a little shorter and good times were a little simpler. Just off the beaten path, it’s a place where characters from all walks of life are encouraged to embrace the weird and the wonderful. Featuring unique attractions, weekly events, live entertainment and—best of all—free admission, Old Town has captured the attention of locals and visitors alike. Guests will find classic arcades and muscle cars, as well as escape rooms and karaoke. You’ll see hired entertainers in 50s fashions, and you’ll also encounter motorheads in modern streetwear. With a little something for everyone, it’s a destination that’s just as unique as you are.

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The 18-acre property has something new to discover around every corner. Affordable shops, restaurants and bars line the brick-paved streets.

And the entire family will enjoy timeless attractions like the Old Town Ferris Wheel, the Great Magic Hall and the area’s only year-round haunted house, Mortem Manor. Free events and live music light up Old Town’s Main Stage throughout the week, all leading up to the world-famous car show and cruise, held weekly on Fridays and Saturdays. With memories that are just as magical as any Orlando destination, Old Town has remained a cherished family tradition for over 30 years. Celebrate all things quirky and cool when you play on our side of town.

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play 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

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I-Drive Star Bar 407-776-9758 Watch the fun and excitement of the Orlando StarFlyer from our outdoor courtyard or chill out inside and watch all the sports or listen to music. Located at 8265 International Drive. starflyer.com

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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 world’s greatest wax museum. ICONParkOrlando.com VisitSeaLife.com/Orlando MadameTussauds.com/Orlando

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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. IslandH2OWaterPark.com

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WonderWorks Orlando is sure to WOW guests of all ages. The grandiose, eyecatching upside-down house on I-Drive has helped visitors and locals “let their imaginations run wild” for 24 years now, and it’s not stopping anytime soon. Dubbed as “edu-tainment,” WonderWorks is an indoor amusement park for the mind, filled with over 100+ interactive, hands-on exhibits. From its iconic Bubble Lab where Guests can enclose themselves in life-size bubbles to

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the epic Bed of Nails where Guests can lay on 3,500 steel nails and not get hurt, there’s something exciting around every corner to spark the imagination in everyone.

Defy the laws of gravity in the Reverse Room.

If a picture is worth a thousand words, be sure that an illusion hides more than a million. Enter the fascinating world of illusions which will trick your confidence in senses but, amaze you by doing it; the world that will confuse you completely, but also educate you. With over 50 exhibits, Museum of Illusions Orlando offers more mind-twisting, eye-tricking fun under one roof than any other edutainment destination in Central Florida.


TO BELIEVE IT Artists use many of the same techniques that Marie Tussaud used over 250 years ago when she started this legacy. Experience fame like never before and grab the ultimate selfie at the world’s greatest wax museum, Madame Tussauds. You have to see it to believe it! This Summer come visit Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Let curiosity be your guide as you experience this amazingly unique (completely renovated) museum. 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.

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At Madame Tussauds, they specialize in masterpieces you have to see to believe! It takes a team of about 20 artists almost six months to complete one of their wax figures using hundreds of precise measurements and color matches to create a perfect likeness.

“seeing is believing” experiences since 1949. Young children love Gatorland's petting zoo, free flight aviary, train ride and Gator Gully Splash Park. Adventure seekers enjoy the Screamin' Gator Zip Line with over 1,200 feet of high-flying thrills over alligators and the Stompin’ Gator Off-Road Adventure, which takes Guests in monster-style off-road vehicles to venture over hills, mud puddles and a pond full of alligators. Fun for everyone to be had at the alligator breeding marsh and signature shows like Gator Jumparoo and Up-Close Encounters. You just have to see it all to believe it at Gatorland!

You won’t want to miss the newest galleries: Weird Florida, Egypt Gallery and Crime & Punishment. Then make your way back to the 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 art worthy keepsake to take home with you. Gatorland®, the "Alligator Capital of the World," has been providing the most unique

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play Kennedy Space Center Visitor ComplexSM 1-877-404-3824 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

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vacation destination built for families with kids 2-12, featuring two theme parks 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

Lost Caverns Adventure Golf 407-264-0560 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-

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

Magic Kingdom® Park 407-WDW-INFO 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

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



HIDDEN GEMS Visit Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures butterfly house this summer! An exciting part of seeing Native Florida butterflies in a unique environmentally safe and fun way. Butterflies have the power to fascinate children and adults alike, with their colorful wings in free flight. The new walk-through aviary is fun for all ages learning about butterflies, turtles, birds and more. Butterflies are an important part of the ecosystem as plant pollinators.

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oing off the beaten path is often the best way to find those secret places!

Unbeknownst to many, just off North Park Avenue in Winter Park sits an unassuming, all-white building, with the only clue to what lies inside the lettering along the entry wall. The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by prolific American artist Louis Comfort Tiffany, the son of famed jewelry designer Charles Lewis Tiffany. Literal gems may be found in a gallery dedicated to Louis’s art jewelry, but the intimate galleries of his bedazzling windows, glass and lamps, and his incomparable 1893 chapel interior, are sure to take your breath away.

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Swim with a manatee with Crystal River Watersports! A way to transform your life by connecting with peaceful, gentle giants that make you want to protect them and their environment. Crystal River Watersports is a family owned and operated hidden gem. They work closely with state and federal agencies and the Save the Manatee Club to run small group tours that provide responsible eco-tourism. Tours operate all year-long and they always encourage the earliest tours for the best experience.

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Discover beauty off the beaten path with a visit to Bok Tower Gardens. Enjoy acres of Olmsted-designed gardens, miles of hiking trails and a spectacular tower that sings! Dedicated in 1929, Bok Tower Gardens is one of Florida’s original attractions and has been inspiring visitors with nature, culture and history. Bok Tower Gardens is home to two destinations on the National Historic Register – The Singing Tower and El Retiro. Touring the newly re-opened El Retiro estate is like taking a step back in time to the 1930s.

The experience of cage free wildlife at Kissimmee Swamp Tours.

Kissimmee Swamp Tours is located on Lake Kissimmee with 35,000+ acres of pristine Florida wetlands, headwaters to the Everglades and on the Great Florida Birding Trail. With smaller (6 person max.) boats, Guests will receive an intimate experience. Expert guides will lead you through the adventure with 2-way headset communication. Guests will be treated to wind in the face and the opportunity to see a bunch of beautiful swamp creatures. This will be a real wildlife experience!

This happy boy caught a mangrove snapper.

Fishing out of Port Canaveral aboard the Princess Fishing Fleet is a family style adventure. It’s perfect for all ages and they cater to beginners all the way to advanced fishing skills. Have the opportunity to make a catch, like a mangrove snapper. Mangrove snappers are fun to catch as they put up a good fight as you reel them in. It’s your turn to put a memory on your adventure board of life.

Tour El Retiro and step back in time at Bok Tower Gardens.

Ride, walk or drive through the adventure of your choice at Wild Florida this summer! Get up close and personal with more than 200 animals at the Gator Park, get the chance to feed or perform an enrichment activity with some of the Wild Florida residents in one of the animal encounters, explore the headwaters of the Everglades on an unforgettable airboat tours and drive through the four-mile “unbeaten path” and discover over 150 native and exotic free-roaming animals.

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play 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. MOIOrlando.com

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Old Town 407-396-4888 Old Town Entertainment District A time capsule nestled in the tourist capital of the world, Old Town Entertainment District is the premier destination for classic, all-American fun. It’s a blast from the past that will transport you to a time when crowds were a little smaller, lines were a little shorter, and good times were a little simpler. Just off the beaten path, it’s a place where characters from all walks of life are encouraged to embrace the weird and the wonderful. myoldtownusa.com

Old Town Slingshot 407-396-7166 The world’s most popular adrenaline ride. Riders are propelled upwards over 365 feet at speeds in the region of 100+ miles per hour. Located at 5770 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee. oldtownslingshot.com

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

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Deep Sea Fishing aboard the 95’ “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 2022 CALENDAR OF EVENTS Now – Aug. 7

Awe-Summer LEGOLAND® Florida Resort This AWE-Summer will be the longest summer celebration EVER, with nine weeks of family fun-packed activities, special weekend events, new LEGO ® friends, colorful LEGO fireworks and more! LEGOLANDFlorida.com

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Disney H2O Glow After Hours Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park Slide into the park after it closes and enjoy lower wait times at favorite attractions, a glowing party atmosphere; plus select complimentary snacks! Tickets on sale now. Admission to this event requires a separately priced ticket valid only during specific event dates and hours. Attractions and offerings subject to change without notice. 407-WDW-INFO

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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

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New Figures! Madame Tussauds Orlando Come grab the ultimate selfie with our newest celebs! Jump into Ariana Grande’s 7 Rings video, join The Rock on set, fiesta with Bad Bunny and join Maluma on a rooftop bar in Medellin. Don’t miss your chance to hang with all your favorite celebs and meet the newest additions in the 2022 lineup! madametussauds.com/orlando

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Red, White and Blue Old Town Entertainment District, Kissimmee A Fourth of July Celebration from 6 to 10pm with live music from Rocktown on the Main Stage and fireworks starting at 9pm. The event is free for all ages. myoldtownusa.com

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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, savor and stroll your way through more than 25 Global Marketplaces, as you delight in your favorite flavors and try plenty of new ones along the way. Entertainment and offerings subject to change without notice. 407-WDW-INFO

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HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS™ Universal Orlando Resort Summon your scream squad, with 10 terrifying haunted houses, 5 sinister scare zones, 2 outrageous live shows and exhilarating attractions. WARNING: EVENT MAY BE TOO INTENSE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN AND IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13. NO COSTUMES OR COSTUME MASKS ALLOWED. universalorlando.com

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Howl-O-Scream SeaWorld ® Orlando A new terror has surfaced, and there’s nowhere to hide. Howl-O-Scream has washed ashore, and this time fear is everywhere. This is a separated ticket event and is not included in SeaWorld Orlando general admission. seaworldorlando.com

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SeaWorld Spooktacular SeaWorld ® Orlando At SeaWorld Spooktacular, trick-or-treat and meet silly Halloween characters during this family-friendly daytime event. seaworldorlando.com Please note event dates and content are subject to change.

Brick-or-Treat LEGOLAND ® Florida Resort Be bewitched with the biggest Brick or Treat EVER with tons of candy, an all-new show line up, never-before-seen exclusive LEGO® characters and an all-new cinematic experience to create the ultimate family Halloween celebration. LEGOLANDFlorida.com

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Mermaids! SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium Make a splash with mermaids at SEA LIFE! Mermaids are returning to Orlando and they can’t wait to SEA you. Be sure to swim on by and grab the perfect bubbly selfie! visitsealife.com/orlando

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Creatures of the Night ZooTampa at Lowry Park Tampa Bay’s most popular family Halloween event returns. Guests of all ages can experience eerie frights, mingle with animals and special treats throughout the Zoo. ZooTampa.org

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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! orlandomagic.com/iloveorlando 407-916-2255


EPCOT® International Food & Wine Festival July 14 – November 19, 2022

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.

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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 2646153


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his year proudly marks Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s 50th Anniversary! For 50 years, CMA has helped to make a difference in the local marine ecosystems and the conservation and research efforts of species all over the world. Their story began in 1972 with a group of volunteers passionate about marine life who wanted to help educate the local community. Public support throughout the years has made expansion possible which allows CMA to continue the mission; to preserve the environment while inspiring the human spirit through leadership in the

Hope was rescued on December 11, 2010, and the rest is history. Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2 brought Winter and Hope’s stories to the big screen and to people around the world. Their stories of resilience continue to inspire people worldwide and educate people on the importance of ocean and marine life conservation.

rescue, rehabilitation and release of marine life; environmental education; research; and conservation. Sunset Sam, the first dolphin to survive a stranding in Florida, became their first wellknown rescued resident bottlenose dolphin in 1984. While assisting in rescues and rehabilitation of marine life and providing a forever home for those who need more care, their walls have housed many inspiring stores. Winter became a resident of CMA in 2006 and forever changed the impact they would have on marine conservation. This year also reflected the first time Winter’s

Bottlenose dolphins can be seen in the brand-new Window of Wonder.

Sadly, they lost Winter in late 2021, but her story changed CMA and the world forever. With a brand new 1.5-million-gallon dolphin habitat they hope to carry on Winter’s legacy providing a forever home to other injured marine life in need of care.

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six themed playscapes, a water play area and even more oinktastic experiences, just steps ® The Orlando StarFlyer is the tallest standalone away from LEGOLAND Florida Resort! Families can snort, giggle, and create their first swing ride in the world. It is a unique theme park memories together with Peppa attraction that appeals to both young and and her friends. For more information, visit old. The Orlando StarFlyer spins like a normal peppapigthemepark.com/florida swing ride but also races up to a height of over 400 feet as it rotates around the tower. Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf A truly exhilarating experience. Located at 407-352-7378 8265 International Drive. Come and test your skills on our two starflyer.com challenging 18-hole championship courses! Putt your way through mysterious mountain Orlando Tree Trek caves, over footbridges and under cascading 407-390-9999 Orlando’s Most Thrilling Tree-Top Experience! waterfalls! Swashbuckling fun for the whole family! We’re more than just a zip line, we’re an piratescove.com 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

Peppa Pig Theme Park Designed to be the ultimate day for little ones, Peppa Pig Theme Park features six rides,

Real Florida Adventures 407-573-2535 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

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

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Screamin’ Gator Zip Line at Gatorland 407-856-3226 Recently voted 2021 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

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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 world-famous street. Experience one-of-a-kind attractions, thrilling coasters and up-close animal interactions. Now open - Ice Breaker! The new coaster features four airtime filled launches, both backwards and forwards, culminating in a reverse launch into the steepest beyond vertical 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 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

Topgolf Orlando 407-218-7714 At Topgolf, our goal is to help you create unforgettable experiences with friends and family. Each venue features fun and competitive golf games for all ages, climate-controlled playing “bays” similar to a bowling lane, an impressive food and drink menu, private spaces for groups of any size, HDTVs to watch the big game and a music selection that will make every visit feel like a party. Topgolf Orlando features 102 bays over 3 floors, an amazing rooftop terrace, lively bars and a golf game concept that is sure to blow you away. topgolf.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 & © 2022 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 Spider-Man, and race alongside raptors on Jurassic World VelociCoaster. For tickets and information, visit the guest services desk in the hotel lobby. Jurassic Park™ Universal Studios/Amblin. © 2022 MARVEL. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2022 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. Experience The Bourne Stuntacular, an incredible live-action stunt show. For tickets and information, visit the guest services desk in the hotel lobby. © 2022 Hasbro. © 2022 DW Studios L.L.C. and Paramount Pictures Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Licensed by Hasbro. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2022 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 while holding their place in a Virtual Line. For tickets and information, visit the guest services desk in the hotel lobby. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2022 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

VICTORY CASINO VEGAS WITH AN OCEAN VIEW! 855-GO-VICTORY (468-4286) Victory Casino is Florida’s most authentic Las Vegas-style casino experience!!! Featuring 5 hour cruises departing from Port Canaveral, they sail twice a day, Wednesdays through Sundays. They have 600 of the latest slot machines and 27 LIVE table games. Victory Casino offers Florida’s only LIVE roulette and LIVE craps. Other LIVE table games include Blackjack, 3 Card Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em, Let It Ride and Bac. Plus, Bingo, a Sportsbook and Dining. Drinks are FREE while gaming! For more information, visit www.VictoryCasinoCruises.com or call 855-GO-VICTORY (855-468-4286). 180 Christopher Columbus Drive, Port Canaveral, Florida.

Vomatron 407-396-7166 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.com



S P L A S H TA S T I C WAT E R F U N Water Park. Open year-round with seasonably heated pools, Guests of all ages can soak up some watery fun! Families can jump the waves in the LEGO® wave pool or build the most brickstastic raft in the Build-A-Raft lazy river. They can even enjoy a GIANT splash from a 300-gallon bucket of water in the interactive water play area, Joker Soaker. Braver Guests can get their need for speed and race down more than a dozen family water slides, while little ones can cool off in DUPLO® Safari. ©Disney

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ummertime in Florida calls for some water fun. Jump in and prepare to have a splashtastic time! Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park is the perfect escape for the whole family! This tropical paradise is unlike any other– it’s drenched in Disney magic! From thrills to numerous ways to chill and enjoy family time, there’s something for everyone, including North America’s largest wave pool, a beach, lazy river, water coaster, family raft ride and so much more! And with complimentary parking and no reservations required, you can splash into the magic whenever you feel like it! (subject to change) Come experience a Disney Water Park during The World’s Most Magical Celebration and discover magic in every drop!

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Catch a wave at Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark®! From thrilling water slides and rides to a carefree winding river to your own private cabana for the day, Aquatica has just your speed of fun in the Florida sun. During your visit, experience the all-new water slide adventure. An

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exhilarating new water slide experience, Reef Plunge, is Now Open! Splash, twist and turn through over 330 feet of eyecatching translucent cutouts and rings. Zoom past a dynamic new underwater habitat that’s home to a vibrant array of marine life, including Commerson’s dolphins, leopard sharks, sardines and other cold-water fish.

Refresh in this wave-action pool at Island H20 Water Park.

Central Florida’s newest water park is now open daily for the summer. Island H2O Water Park features a full day of fun for the whole family. The tech-themed park features a lazy river, wave pool, kids area, body slides, mat racers, tube slides, raft rides and more.

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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. Which is like a theme park with a whole lotta water. It’s called Universal’s Volcano Bay Water Theme Park. 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. For tickets and information, visit the guest services desk in the hotel lobby. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2022 Universal Studios. All rights reserved. 22-UOR-886912

The park offers unique tech that allows Guests to earn points to redeem for food and merchandise in the park. Certain slides are equipped to take photo and video that you’ll receive for free so you can share on social media! All you have to do is download the Island H2O app and set up your account prior to arrival. Then scan in your wristband and start having fun! One-of-a-kind adventure at Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark®!

Get ready to slide, splash and build an awesome day of fun at LEGOLAND®

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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 or relax on a river cruise aboard the 40 foot Kissimmee River Queen, 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

Wild Florida 1-866-532-7167 Central Florida’s largest adventure park! Explore your family’s wild side at the headwaters of the Florida Everglades on an airboat tour, discovering new animals inside our Gator Park, getting 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

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, ride a virtual roller coaster and much more! Located in the basement (the 3rd 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

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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

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dinner theaters & shows 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

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immersive and memorable family dining experience: Dine with Orcas. 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 not included but required seaworldorlando.com

Icons of Magic 407-499-3939 Florida’s largest magic and illusion show. Come witness the impossible as Master Illusionist David Ferrari and the Goddesses of Magic perform grand illusions that will wow all ages at the Legends Theater. Visit website for show times and dates. iconsofmagic.com

Jewel 407-206-5102 A stylish cocktail lounge with live dueling piano entertainment, hand-crafted cocktail drinks, and small bites, Orlando Jewel is the newest speakeasy music bar with a lively atmosphere. Jewel features the best of Orlando’s dueling pianists presenting a variety of musical genres, combined with award-winning singing acts performing the best of old classics and contemporary songs. Audience participation with song requests is encouraged. Get your tickets! Free Admission, Walk-ups Welcome. No cover charge, but reservations are recommended. JewelOrlando.com

Mango’s Tropical Café 407-673-4422 Mango’s Tropical Café brings an incredible Restaurant and Nightlife Entertainment Destination experience to everyone in Orlando. Enjoy our delicious Floribbean style food, exotic beverages and Live Entertainment on select nights! mangos.com/mangos-orlando



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ome one, come all to Orlando’s longest-running dinner show - The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show! Running seven nights a week inside WonderWorks on International Drive, The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show guarantees to amaze and entertain all audience members. Guests will be mystified by magic tricks, illusions and more as Tony Brent and his fellow cast members sprinkle in laughs and audience participation along the way for a unique and exciting nighttime experience. Dinner includes unlimited pizza, salad, dessert, beer, wine and soda during this show Guests won’t soon forget.

Audience participation is at the heart of The Outta Control Magic Comedy

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The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show has called the upside-down house home since the turn of the century. Since its July 2000 premiere, the show has seen many different versions, making audience members want to come back time and time again. Brent and the cast stay on top of their magic game to bring new tricks, illusions and laughs to the show year over year.

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Dinner Show. Brent and other leads use the energy and amusement of audience members to their advantage, truly embodying the idea of “Seeing Is Believing.” Whether audience members are experiencing sleight-of-hand tricks up close or playing magician’s assistant, Guests can’t help but want to volunteer and be part of the action.

Tony Brent mystifies and entertains.

The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show has stood the test of time, and it continues to be a classic for many visitors and locals in the Orlando area. Shows run nightly at 6:00 p.m., with additional 8:00 p.m. shows on weekends and during peak season. Those looking for a night of magic and wonder won’t want to miss out.

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dinner theaters & shows Outta Control Dinner Show 407-351-8800 Don’t miss the longest running magic comedy dinner show in the United States a must see Orlando show! This hilarious show combines high-energy comedy improvisation with spectacular magic and audience participation. During the show, enjoy unlimited fresh hand-tossed pizza, salad, unlimited beer, wine, soda and dessert. The 90-minute experience will keep you on the edge of your seat and tickle your funny bone. It’s the best value in town! Shows are presented nightly at 6 p.m., with second 8 p.m. shows on select evenings inside WonderWorks. outtacontroldinnershow.com

Pirates Dinner Adventure 1-866-33PIRATES 407-206-5102 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

Teatro Martini “Musical Improv Experience” 407-206-5100 Come join us at Teatro Martini “Musical Improv Experience”! Our newest show brings you live-entertainment cabaret that will have you laughing all night long! Enjoy a delicious three-course meal and endless cocktail options while you watch great comedy acts, unbelievable magic numbers, aerial acrobats, our dancing

Jewels and world-known performers. Still in the mood to party after the show? Join us at Jewel, the only speakeasy bar with dueling pianos in Orlando where you will have the opportunity to play poker, roulette and more! Call us for any questions or to make a reservation at 407-206-5100. teatromartinifl.com

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Saddle up and come on down to Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo for an evening of family fun at the Saturday Night Rodeo! Be mesmerized by the excitement as rodeo athletes from across the region compete weekly at the 1,200-seat rodeo arena in trick riding, barrel racing and bull riding. The Florida rodeo is a guest favorite to watch talented contestants and enjoy a patriotic tribute to our armed forces. WestgateRiverRanch.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 and savings up to 75% off! Brands include Aéropostale, American Eagle, Bonworth, Carter's, Calvin Klein, Eddie Bauer, Express, Guess, Gap, Nike, Old Navy Outlet, Tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour and more. lbvfs.com

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My Airbrush Shop Inside Walmart: 3250 Vineland Rd., Kissimmee

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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

Serenity Spa by Westgate 407-992-2938 Indulge, relax and rejuvenate with a visit to Serenity Spa by Westgate located at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa. This full-service, Europeanstyle Serenity boutique offers more than 80 world class spa services including massages, facials, body treatments, manicures and pedicures, signature Serenity treatments and a salon. You’ll also find carefully selected, luxurious spa products to nurture your body and mind. Each visit includes full use of the Redwood Sauna, Hydrotherapy Spa and Fitness Center. Don’t forget to try our new HydraFacial

IT’S NOT JUST A DAY AT THE BEACH, IT’S THE ULTIMATE BEACH ADVENTURE FIVE RESTAURANTS AND BARS • FRESH FLORIDA SEAFOOD DAILY HAPPY HOUR • OCEAN VIEW BREAKFAST • LIVE ENTERTAINMENT • MARKETPLACE • BEACH RENTALS SURF LESSONS • SHOPPING • PIER FISHING • BEACH VOLLEYBALL • BICYCLE RENTALS 401 Meade Ave., Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 | 321-783-7549 | CocoaBeachPier.com @CocoaBeachPier |

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Treatments. Experience instant results with no downtime! Open daily. SerenityByWestgate.com Services and amenities offered may be limited due to CDC and government restrictions. Please call prior to scheduling a service.

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 & © 2022 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier 321-783-7549 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. CocoaBeachPier.com



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t’s difficult enough to keep up with the changing of seasons. Throw into the mix: school vacations, family visits, endless cooking and running around. What you’re left with is one hectic personal itinerary and a run-down body.

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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 circulation with a Detox Body Wrap. We also provide nail and salon services, group bookings and special occasions. Discover a variety of unique skin care treatments including our 'Best in Facials' Hydrafacial chosen by our local Orlando Family magazine. 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 years and younger. 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.

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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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There’s no time like the present time to recharge and revitalize your mind, body and spirit. Experience the treatment your body deserves at Serenity Spa by Westgate!

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Let I Love Orlando be your guide to explore all the fun attractions, indulge in the best dining, enjoy the many lifestyles and shopping centers and receive the best travel assistance Central Florida has to offer. Whether you are looking to dine in or take out, the options are endless. There is something for all tastes! Scan the QR Code to view Central Florida’s featured restaurants and menus.

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Now open at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo, River Ranch Cattle Company is a ranch-chic restaurant serving up unique cuts of meat, along with creative, comfortable entrees in a warm, rustic setting. Bring your appetite to this exciting new dining option and prepare to delight your taste buds with an expansive and creative menu. 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. Dinner served Friday and Saturday nights until 7 p.m. The restaurant offers dining in a relaxed atmosphere with dishes like homemade chicken pot pie, black skillet chicken, 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.

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.

Locally sourced is the focal point here at River Ranch Cattle Company, and the farm-fresh commitment to quality is evident in this menu. Start your evening off right with an order of jumbo lump crab cakes, served with smooth sriracha aioli, or buffalo short-rib flatbread, made fresh with smoked gouda and white cheddar fondue along with onion jam and crispy arugula. Keep the flavors flowing with a warm bowl of gator street corn chowder, made with Zellwood corn and gator hush puppies, or get your greens in with a Florida toy box heirloom salad, complete with fresh focaccia croutons and house-made green goddess dressing.

We can’t wait to feed you!

For your main dish, indulge in Mary’s Free-Range Chicken, a non-GMO, hormone-free organic chicken served with creamy grits and wild mushrooms. Treat yourself to an undeniably fresh and tender filet mignon or dry-aged ribeye cut. Add a loaded baked potato with all the fixins’ or spruce things up with brisket mac and cheese, and don’t forget to finish with signature tableside s’mores that will excite the whole crew. Saddle up and ride in today!

5350 International Drive Orlando, FL 32819 407-307-4646 hashhouseagogo.com

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Let our skilled chefs, courteous staff and mesmerizing sharks make a memory for you.

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



TROPIC A L F L AVO R S alongside the tastes of the tropics with refreshing salads, tasty seafood and Italian specialties. Boasting a massive stage, unique bars and a state-of-the-art sound and video system, makes this Caribbean paradise not only one of the most upscale destinations on I-Drive, but also the premier private party and event space in the city.

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t El Patron, you can enjoy tropical summer flavors in the Artisan Tacos and Craft Margaritas! Like the Rebosado de Cerveza or Al Pastor Tacos which feature flavorful, homemade pineapple salsa? Both pair perfectly with one of the 16 Craft Margaritas, like the popular Hibiscus, Georgia Peach or Tropical Margaritas. Get your summer started with delicious Mexican cuisine unlike any other.

When it comes to delivering a show and experience to remember, no place does it better than Mango’s Tropical Café! Walking through the doors, you are met with the finest music, dancing and drinks Orlando has to offer. And if you are in the mood for a bite, they have you covered with the best Latin flavors. The World Famous Braised Short Ribs are a must-try

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If you are looking to take a trip down to the tropical paradise of Mexico, then look no further than Los Amigos Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar! With authentic Mexican cuisine and a wide array of tequila and mezcals, what more could you ask for? Indulge in the taste of the tropics with your Amigos with shareable nachos or if you’re looking to spice up your life (and tastebuds), try the Shrimp a la Diabla.

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Mango’s is a Caribbean paradise.

Did you know you can actually watch the sunset in Key West from Sloppy Joe’s in ICON Park? Really… they have TV monitors with live feed video of the sunset each day from Key West and a huge countdown clock with time left until sunset. While watching for the beautiful sunset, enjoy one of their many tropical favorites: Mahi Tacos with blackened Mahi, marinated slaw, flour tortillas, sriracha lime aioli and the headliner of the dish mango salsa. As the sunset grows closer finish the meal with Key Lime Pie.

Jimmy Buffett’s® Margaritaville® Universal CityWalk

Whether you arrive by land, air or sea, you're always welcome at Jimmy Buffett’s® Margaritaville® an ultra-relaxed ode to island life. Unwind to the tune of live musicians playing Jimmy Buffett covers, tropical sounds and rock hits. Choose from an island-style menu featuring Grilled Fish Tacos, a Cheeseburger in Paradise, Crispy Coconut Shrimp and more. Or visit the unique open-air venue at Bob Marley-A Tribute to FreedomSM. Where you can enjoy Incredible Caribbean-influenced dishes, live reggae music and Bob Marley memorabilia. Try Jamaican favorites like the Oxtail Stew, the Sun is Shining grilled chicken or the Taste of Jamaica appetizer platter. Explore these tropical flavors and more at Universal CityWalk Orlando. Jimmy Buffett’s ® Margaritaville ® Jimmy Buffett. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2022 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.


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 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

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

407-962-0004 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. Prime, Choice or Certified Angus

Beef® cut daily, fresh seafood and Prime Rib. Fine wine selection. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner at 11 a.m. blackangusorlando.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/

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eat 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 awardwinning restaurant features handcrafted burgers, steaks, fresh salads and much more, all complemented with a full bar. DraftsSports.com

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

407-396-0669

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5737 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway Kissimmee, FL 34746

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Open daily from 11am - 11pm

10% OFF

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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.



eat Ghirardelli® Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop Disney Springs® Marketplace 407-934-8855 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

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#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.

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Golden Corral 407-352-6606 See ad on page 49 for locations. 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. GoldenCorral.com

Hard Rock Cafe 6050 Universal Boulevard 407-351-7625 Grab a burger with a side order of rock ‘n roll history. Located at Universal CityWalk™ inside Universal Orlando Resort, Hard Rock Cafe Orlando is the largest in the world and boasts more pieces of music memorabilia than any other location. Enjoy classic American fare including legendary burgers, BBQ ribs and housemade pulled pork, steaks, salads and desserts. Now serving breakfast! hardrockcafe.com/orlando

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 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


Los Amigos Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort 7700 Westgate Blvd. 407-396-6111 Ext. 41660 Los Amigos Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar is a brand-new, vibrant dining experience offering flavorful, authentic Mexican cuisine paired with an expansive cocktail and tequila menu. Experience Mexico’s beautiful culture and delicioso flavors amongst a bright, open-aired setting. Be our amigo and salud with us! Open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. hours subject to change seasonally. For reservations, visit OpenTable.com. WestgateResorts.com

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.

Try our new express location in the Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores in Orlando! nantucketshrimpshack.com

NY Pizza & Kabab House Kissimmee: 3293 Oxford Drive 407-507-3990 Orlando: 5667 Vineland Road 407-345-5490 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

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-dreamsice-cream-cafe/

Shoney’s Old Town: 5764 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy., Kissimmee 407-507-5481 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 Latinthemed Fresh Food Bar. Call for Carry-out, Delivery & Catering Information. Family Meals to go. Uber Eats and DoorDash also available. shoneys.com

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CO OL D OW N Hello Summer Sundaes! Cool down this summer at the Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop located in Disney Springs®. Celebrate 50 years of Walt Disney World with the Magical Gold Rush sundae! Or enjoy a variety of delicious sundaes made with Ghirardelli’s signature handmade hot fudge. They have a variety of scoops, shakes, cocoas, hot and cold beverages! Plus bring home a variety of Ghirardelli gifts, you can even build your own gift with your favorite Ghirardelli square flavors at the Pick & Mix station!

DOLE Whip Pineapple served over a Red Wine Sangria.

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s the summer heats up, cool down with an ice-cold treat!

Disney fans know that DOLE Whip is the quintessential summer treat, and the perfect way to beat the heat. New at Disney Springs®, Swirls on the Water features a variety of fun seasonal flavors. You’ll want to try them all … and you can! The menu includes the first-ever DOLE Whip Flight. Prefer an adult beverage? Consider a DOLE Whip Sangria Float or cool off with a Frozcato from Wine Bar George or a refreshing Blueberry Lemonade from The BOATHOUSE.

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Talk about an encore! Gather up the whole band and devour the GIANT 32-ounce Hot Fudge Brownie Sundae at Hard Rock Cafe. It starts with a warm chocolate brownie topped with vanilla bean ice cream, hot fudge, chocolate sprinkles, fresh whipped cream and a cherry of course. Take a spin around the world's largest Hard Rock Cafe afterward to check out some mind-blowing memorabilia and complete your tour!

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Hot Fudge Brownie Sundae at Hard Rock Café

Nothing beats the heat like a Root Beer Float! Stop by A&W All American Food Old Town to grab an ice-cold A&W Root Beer Float, topped with creamy vanilla soft serve and featuring A&W Root Beer that’s made fresh right on site. Looking to mix it up? Try a signature Shake! Rich and creamy soft serve blended into a thick, smooth Shake with whipped cream and a cherry on top.

Root Beer Float at A&W All American Food - Old Town

Craving ice cream? Old Town Ice Cream located right in the middle of Old Town in Kissimmee, serves freshly made waffle cones, sundaes, milkshakes, malts and cookies. Customize a hand dipped ice cream cone with fixings you crave or treat yourself to a sundae or banana split. They have it all. Sweet Dreams is a local, handcrafted ice cream shop making all their ice cream in-house fresh daily. They can satisfy your sweet cravings whether it is classic Vanilla or Chocolate or something adventurous as Mint Chocolate Chip or Rocky Road.

Magical Gold Rush sundae, available exclusively at Ghirardelli® in Disney Springs.

Ever had a dessert on top of a dessert? The milkshakes at The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium and Savory Feast Kitchen at Universal CityWalk are unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. The Red Velvet is a smooth, raspberry-infused concoction that’s topped with a red velvet cupcake. The Chocolate X5 is – you guessed it – like the most chocolatey thing you’ll ever love. The goodness is everywhere throughout Universal Orlando Resort. From the three theme parks to the eight resort hotels, there are cool (and cold!) treats around every corner just waiting to be discovered. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2022 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen - Universal CityWalk


eat Sweet Dreams Ice Cream Café Old Town 5770 West US Highway 192 407-787-0789

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WITH THE PURCHASE OF SPECIALTY SUNDAE

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-dreams-icecream-cafe/

Taste of Asia 8910 Turkey Lake Rd., 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. Carry-Out. tasteofasiafl.com

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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.” texasroadhouse.com

The K-POT Korean BBQ & Hot Pot Restaurant 8594 Palm Pkwy 407-717-6151 iloveorlando.com

The K-POT is a unique, hands-on all-youcan-eat dining experience that merges traditional Asian Hot Pot with Korean BBQ flavors - but modernized with a full bar and a nightlife-like atmosphere. Come join our cultural revolution! thekpot.com

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UNDER TH E SEA “Seas” the day with fresh seafood dishes at Disney Springs®. Enjoy gorgeous waterfront views at Paddlefish and The BOATHOUSE, both renowned for their maritime ambience and world-class menus. In the mood for brunch? The BOATHOUSE also offers the Captain’s Sing Along Brunch on the weekends, and you’re invited to drop anchor and sing along. For a more casual option, Local Green Orlando is serving up healthy, flavorful choices like

Sushi at The Cowfish® Sushi Burger Bar - Universal CityWalk

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his summer jump into the favorites of the sea. Landlubbers rejoice that there is something for everyone!

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Dive into a custom-designed burger or saddle up to some sushi at The Cowfish® Sushi Burger Bar. Keep them separate or embrace the spirit of Burgushi®, a cuttingedge fusion that offers the best of both

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worlds. Or opt for a bento box to sample a little of everything. Bigfire offers open fire steaks and freshwater cuisine for the ultimate surf and turf, don't forget their signature dessert, tableside s’mores. Everything gets a fresh spin at Universal CityWalk. The Cowfish and all related logos TM The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar, LLC. All rights reserved. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2022 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

The BOATHOUSE offers exceptional seafood and beautiful waterfront views.


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the Rappers Delight Salmon Philly and the Monsta Shrimp Burger. Come dine at one of the three Orlando area Boston Lobster Feast restaurants! They have been delighting seafood lovers for over thirty years with all you can eat lobster, snow crab and more. Landlubbers have plenty of options including prime rib, house smoked spareribs, chicken and more. Quench your thirst with a full bar and finish your visit with a homemade dessert. Family-friendly and great for large groups. Their devotion is to cook from the ocean, under the sea. Visit the newest location at 7702 West Irlo Bronson Hwy. in Kissimmee.

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Delighting seafood lovers at Boston Lobster Feast.

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

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tips FLIGHT INFORMATION

Hawaiian Airlines

800-367-5320

JetBlue

800-538-2583

LATAM Airlines

866-435-9526

Lufthansa

800-645-3880

Southwest

800-435-9792

For flight information, call:

United

800-241-6522

Aer Lingus

800-474-7424

AeroMexico

800-237-6639

GROUND TRANSPORTATION/ RENTALS

Air Canada

888-247-2262

Air Transat

877-872-6728

AirFrance

800-237-2747

Alaska Airlines

800-252-7522

American Airlines

800-433-7300

Avianca

800-284-2622

BahamasAir

800-222-4262

British Airways

800-247-9297

Delta

800-221-1212

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The main airport for Central Florida is Orlando International Airport. Other airports include Kissimmee Gateway Airport, Orlando Executive Airport and Orlando Sanford International Airport.

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

Empire Slingshot 407-853-2818 When you’re looking for fun things to do in Central Florida, Empire Slingshot has the best adventures to spice up your trip. Explore the city in one of our exotic Polaris Slingshots for an unforgettable experience. empireslingshot.com

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 /22.

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I-Ride Trolleys are the fun way 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

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



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t’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the Superheroes of Hospitality at the 2022 W.H.O. Golf Tournament! Everyone enjoyed celebrating the heroes within partnerships at this year’s Golf Tournament on Thursday, April 21st.

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It was a beautiful day having fun on the greens of Falcon’s Fire Golf Club. Before the players took to the course, players were able to indulge in a delicious breakfast sponsored by US. Foods.

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All players received duffle bags donated by Promos 4 U filled with sponsor gifts. The beverage carts were stocked with products from Pepsi and Canteen Vending. With the sunrise, the players set off to an early morning shotgun start!

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Sponsors at each hole created fun showcases, provided special giveaways, and food and beverages throughout the course. From US. Foods Kapow! Bites, to Universal Orlando Resorts Wham! Giveaways to Gatorland’s Boom! Showcase, golfers couldn’t resist having a super time!

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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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Calling All Superheroes – to lunch! As players finished their 18 holes of golf, they returned to the clubhouse for a delicious marketplace for lunch from the Westgate Lakes Resort and Spa’s Catering & Events Department. During the luncheon, Tim Gissy, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Westgate Resorts, welcomed all the players before announcing the tournament and contest winners and awarding the grand raffle prizes. As everyone departed, they felt fortunate for having attended such a fun event on the course among industry friends, W.H.O. partners and Superheroes alike. "For a true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart." - Zeus, 'Hercules,' 1997.



tips 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

Kingdom Strollers 407-271-5301

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While on vacation in Central Florida, splash and swim safely.

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Kingdom Strollers is the premier stroller and crib rental service across Central Florida. With free drop-off and delivery, your rental with us is always hassle free. KingdomStrollers.com

More Than Mobility

Walgreens

More Than Mobility provides a vast array of solutions for your mobility related needs. Providing top of the range scooters which dismantle in 20 seconds for easy transportation. Low daily rental fee. Free delivery to your resort.

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

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MEDICAL INFORMATION

Forgot Something? There’s a Walgreens close by. Find the nearest Walgreens with our mobile app. Whether you want a quick snack before hitting the parks, forgot the sunblock or need to fill a prescription in a hurry, Walgreens has you covered. Trusted since 1901. Visit walgreens.com

Baby Otter Swim School 1-888-SWIM-KID (794-6543) Learn to swim ON VACATION! In 3 to 5 lessons, less than 3 hours, children from 9 months and up (if they are crawling) will learn to swim with the Turn, Kick, Reach® Program! babyotter.com

BEST TIMES TO ATTEND ATTRACTIONS The least crowded months for attractions are January, May, September and November.

WEATHER Central Florida’s weather is one of the biggest attractions. Summer temperatures are the perfect balance between warm, tropical sunny days and cool evenings. Average temperatures range from the mid to high 80s to 90 degrees and above. Be sure to dress accordingly.


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Shark's Underwater Grill

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A&W All American Food - Old Town

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Antonio’s House of Pizza

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ICON Park

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Island H2O Water Park

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Kissimmee Swamp Tours LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

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Crack N Roll

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Drafts Sports Bar & Grill

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El Patron Mexican Restaurant & Cantina Coupon Book Ghirardelli® Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop

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Giordano’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

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Golden Corral

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Hard Rock Cafe

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Lost Caverns Adventure Golf

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Jerusalem Middle Eastern Restaurant

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Los Amigos Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar

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Nantucket Shrimp Shack

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Revolution Adventures

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Buena Vista Watersports

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Boggy Creek Airboat Rides

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not!®

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K&M Rentals

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Kingdom Strollers

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Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier

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Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort

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Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

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• Comfort Inn • Floridian Hotel

Teatro Martini “Musical Improv Experience”

RD

McDonald’s •

DASK K •

Jewel

74

• Rodeway Inn

• Orlando Magic

ORANGE AVE

482

HIAWASSEE RD CoCo Key Water Resort • Rosen Inn •

NAL DR

Pirates Dinner Adventure

LVD

41

423

• Dowdy Plaza

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art

27 Golden Corral

62

27

To Downtown Orlando • Winter Park • Sanford • Daytona •

• Arrow Motel • Knights Inn

441

92

17

ORANGE BLOSSOM TR Intown Suites •

The Seasons

CARRIER DR

• Best Western Gateway Hotel

EXIT 78

• McDonald’s

Orlando Princess & Canaveral Princess 35

61

40

MCCOY RD

33 Victory Casino Cruises

Kennedy Space Center 31

Cocoa Beach Surf School

To Cocoa Beach

SEMORAN BLVD

The Marketplace •

NAT IO

WALLACE RD

Hampton Inn •

B AL RS VE I UN 20 Orlando StarFlyer

I Drive Grand •

Howard Johnson •

44 Hash House A Go Go

• Putting Edge

• Dezerland Park

CB• Icons of Magic

OAKRIDGE RD

• Orlando International Premium Outlets

Florida’s Turnpike

EXIT 77

EXIT 79

John Young Pkwy

Conroy Rd

Club Orlando

M Motel • EconoLodge •

Gaia Arts Studios

12 FunSpot America Orlando

MAN KIRK

Avanti Palms •

INT ER 7

62

La Quinta Inn • • Four Points CB by Sheraton Denny’s •

Y WA N • Super 8

• Sun Sol Hotel

Kirkman Rd SR 435 North

• Days Inn

Black Angus 50

• Hyatt Place

OR MAJ

• DoubleTree TwinTowers

EXIT 75B

15 Lost Caverns

D

•Comfort Suites •La Quinta Inn

The Mall at Millenia •

EXIT 80A

US 441 / 17-92 • OBT International Airport

Radisson Inn • Renaissance Inn •

Discounted Attraction Tickets

• Hotel Monreale Express

2

CLE IR

Universal International Dr

EXIT 75A

BLV SAL VE R UNI

2

• Wingate Inn • Hampton Inn

• Shooters World

CONROY WINDERMERE RD

435

The Floridian Express • Rosen International •

Universal Blvd

EXIT 74B

Sand Lake Rd

EXIT 74A

AY W

3

3

•Portofino Bay Hotel

VINELAND RD

2 McDonald’s •

RN PI KE

•McDonald’s

Airport Marriott • Holiday Inn •

Tourist Information Center

55

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. •

Hard Rock Cafe

Hollywood CB Drive-In Golf

Hard Rock Hotel •

TU

Antonio’s House of Pizza 48

CONROY WINDERMERE RD

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Walmart•

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Orlando City Soccer

AMWAY CENTER

Orlando Magic

DOWNTOWN ORLANDO BUSINESS DISTRICT

Orlando Science Center

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Downtown Orlando / Winter Park

International Drive

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436

• Walma

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2 35

5

55

2 48

53

5

56

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6

• Ponderosa

CB My Airbrush Shop

• Walmart

62

W OR L

50

7

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Boston Lobster Feast Giordano’s

Island H2O Water Park

•Celebration

Kissimmee US 192 East Walt Disney World US 192 West

EXIT 64

• Quality Suites

62

Epcot

EXIT 67

EXIT 64

8

56

49

60

20

62

SR 535 & SR 536 International Dr

EXIT 67

21

9 21

36

Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf 56 Boston Lobster Feast I-Drive

D BLVD

19

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KA -V IN EL A

AVE Buena Vista 35 Watersports

• Holiday Inn

49 Golden Corral VINELAN D

AP OP

20

CB

12

10 2

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6

17-92 / US 441

192

2

62

19

7

11

Jerusalem Restaurant CB

Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores

37

CB

13

14

15

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Y (TOLL) LA PKW OSCEO

12

CB My Airbrush Shop Walmart• 522

NE LI

GREENEWAY (TOLL)

H AC

48 Nantucket Shrimp Shack 57 Crack N Roll

43

• Crocs

19

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• Denny’s

528

Escapology

417

16

57 NY Pizza & Kabab House

41

Hawaiian Rumble

2

R RD BO AR H ® SEA Sharks Underwater Grill 44

2

2

62

Andretti Indoor Karting and Games

• Hyatt Regency

Double Tree •

Rosen Center • Clarion • HOJO • Denny’s • Days Inn • 2

62

SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium

13 Topgolf Orlando

Museum of Illusions

17

9

Madame Tussauds Orlando

17

The Wheel® at ICON Park™

16

17

39 Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show • Pointe Orlando

15 WonderWorks

CENTRAL FLORIDA PKWY

Renaissance Resort •

TWOO WES

2

8 Howl at the Moon

Rosen Plaza •

Rosen Inn •

Courtyard by Marriott •

•Sabal Royal Palms

PK WY

12

• Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show

20 I-Drive Star Bar 20 Orlando StarFlyer

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•Marriott Orlando World Center

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Hawthorne Suites •

CA RT E

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IRL O

2

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• Hyatt

24 Wild Florida

CB Kissimmee Swamp Tours

22 Screamin’ Gator Zip Line

22 Gatorland

• Days Inn • Howard Johnson

441

LO RI

• Super 8

• Hampton Inn

• McDonald’s

15 Crayola Experience

SON M EMORIAL HWY 62

17 92

• La Quinta Inn & Suites

• Red Roof Inn

ORANGE BLOSSOM TR

Fun Spot America Kissimmee Shoney’s Old Town SlingShot Old Town

SR

A&W

21 Old Town Ice Cream 21 Sweet Dreams Café CB Bobby’s Garage Bar

2

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Osceola Pkwy (East/West)

DA RY L

Lake Buena Vista SR 535

EXIT 68

•Waffle House

• Crowne Plaza Black 50 Angus •Radisson

• Typhoon Lagoon

• Holiday Inn • Hilton WDW

Y PKW OSCEOLA

EN BU

• Blizzard Beach

DR

51

SeaWorld (Eastbound)

EXIT 71

SeaWorld Orlando Intl Airport

EXIT 72

Embassy Suites • La Quinta • Allure • Roadway Inn •

N R

Villa Italiano 58 Los Amigos 47 Orlando Tree Trek 7

11 & 29

BC

Ghirardelli® 55

VISTA DR

Buena Vista Palace •

BUENA

62

The K Pot

Y PKW PALM

Best Western • D Wyndham • • DoubleTree

48 Hokkaido

US Postal Service •

More Than Mobility 63

Serenity Spa by Westgate 42

Drafts Sports 52 & Bar & Grill 53 Drafts Mission Control Game Room & Bowling 38

• Hawthorne Suites

CB El Patron

tel a Ho Delt

EPCOT CENTER DR

• The Wave

62

• Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort

WAY

55 Giordano’s

VINI NG

Walmart•

Sand Lake Commons • Orlando Health •

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HOTE

2

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4

46 8

Texas Roadhouse-Kissimmee Empire SlingShot

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Pediatrics

K&M Rentals

Nantucket

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My Airbrush Shop CB

Machine Gun America

Paramount Urgent Care 60 Mi Casa• Night Lite •

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Taste of Asia 46

INT E

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2

• Motel 6 • Holiday Inn

A N CT

XP S W Y (T OLL )

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Congo River Golf

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D N

• Kissimmee Manufacturer’s Mall

D • Osceola County Welcome Center & History Museum

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KA-VINELAND RD

L NA O TI NA R E INT AI HAW I

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423

TU

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• Medieval Times

Capone’s

Vomatron

• Maingate Resort & Spa • Ramada Inn Gateway

Black Angus Steakhouse

54

5

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62

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Taste of Asia 46 WingStop •

N W

E S

TU

Sand Lake Commons • Orlando Healthl•

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SW AY

EXIT 71

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CB El Patron

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48 Hokkaido

AC

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W Y51

• Hampton Inn

The K Pot

V IS

• Quality Suites • Crowne Plaza

TA

EXIT 68

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DR

•Radisson •Waffle House

VD

Wyndham LBV Palace•

Buena Vista

Lake Buena Vista SR 535

62 •Holiday Inn

35 Watersports

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Sharks Unde

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EN

Delta Hotels •

429

BE

SeaWorld (Eastbound)

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort •

BU

545

SeaWorld Orlando Intl Airport

Post Office •

Sheraton •

30 Crystal River Watersports

EXIT 72

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Discounted Attraction Tickets

NG

More Than Mobility 63

RD

5

NI

KE

53

VI

LA

Tourist Information Center

52 & Drafts Sports Bar & Grill 53 Drafts Mission Control Game Room & Bowling 38 Serenity Spa by Westgate 42

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APO PKA VIN ELA ND RD

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5

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55 Ghirardelli

23

ZooTampa at Lowry Park

R • Super 8

SkyCoaster 12

Old Town 21

More Than Mobility 63

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21

A&W

CB

Bobby’s Garage Bar

21 Hampton Inn• Quality Inn• Holiday Inn•

• Visitors Flea Market

NE EE GR 2

9

• Celebration Town Center • Post Office

Los Amigos 47

36 Machine Gun America

56 Boston Lobster Feast 62

60 K&M Rentals

49 Golden Corral

8

• Rodeway Inn

N

• Grand Orlando Resort

•Knights Inn •Toscana Suites

SO

2

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Staybridge Suites • Celebration Suites •

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LA

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EXIT 64

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11 & 29

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Real Florida Adventures

EXIT 67

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Quality Inn•

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522

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5

EN

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4 Boston Lobster Feast 56

Giordano’s 55

Maingate Garden Inn •

Margarittaville Resort •

Island H2O Water Park 35

2 I-4 West to Tampa/ St. Petersburg/ Clearwater

19

62

WO R L D D R BU

27

30

EXIT 67

Black Angus Steakhouse 50

•The Wave

2

8

192

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Royal Palms •

Marriott Orlando World Center •

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

• Quality Inn • Maingate Lakeside Resort

Walmart • 60 Paramount Urgent Care

• Typhoon Lagoon

ENTER DR OT C

Epcot Empire SlingShot

CO RD 474

C EP

Orlando Tree Trek

TE R STA

27

62

46 Texas Roadhouse-Kissimmee

Revolution Adventures

D 33

7

57 126 Chinese Restaurant

BC

OSCEOLA POLK LINE RD

•Comfort Inn

6

Peppe Pig Theme Park Florida 31 5

A#1 Bass Guide Service

27 27 Bok Tower Gardens

17

92

441

20

Old Town Ice Cream Company Old Town Sling Shot

CB

Shoney’s

21

Sweet Dreams Café

20

Vomatron


12 Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf

• Walmart

56 Boston Lobster Feast at I-Drive

Andretti Indoor Karting and Games

Rosen Inn •

Howl at the Moon

15 WonderWorks

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2

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528 5

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Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores

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57

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• Osceola County Welcome Center & History Museum & Pioneer Village

• Super 8 Lambert Inn •

62

Ramada •

LV D

Weinan Hotel Florida •

B

Downtown Kissimmee

Southport Park

H OAG L

RD

Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures

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6

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UN

A#1 Bass Fishing and Guide Service 6

SO U TH P O

T NS

PT

MAI

• Budget Inn

• Apollo Motel

NE

AND

Baymont •

Walmart •

2

15 Medieval Times •

Shining Light Suites • Gator Motel •

Club Sevilla• Sevilla Inn• Amber Inn•

Golden Corral

• Oak Ridge Inn • Oak Plantation Resort • Enterprise Motel • Ambassador Inn

49

14 Budget Inn West •

Red Carpet Inn • Central Motel • Saratoga Resort Villas •

13 Capone’s 37

• Palm Motel • Paradise Inn • Howard Johnson

• Maple Leaf Motel

• Sunshine Inn

• Econolodge

• Monte Carlo Motel

• Saratoga Resort Villas • Chalet Motel

192 Season’s Florida Resort •

A B LV D

•Red Lion Lake Buena Vista South

92

L L ST

441

CB Congo River Golf

BLVD

CB Jerusalem Restaurant

CA R R O

America’s Best Inn • Sun Inn • Quality Inn • Extended Stay America • Gold Link Motel • Lake Cecile Inn & Suites • Star Motel • Howard Johnson • Magic Key Resort •

Comfort Inn •

17

12

PO IN CI A N

2

Buena Vista •

11

• Magic Castle Inn & Suites

PO IN CI AN A

• Days Inn • EconoLodge

POLYNESIAN ISLE BLVD

• Travelodge

5

My CB Airbrush Shop

10 Sherwood Forest (RV)•

P KW Y (T O L L)

53

• Motel 6 • Holiday Inn • Banyon Hotels & Micro Suites

O S C EO L A

522

Holiday Inn Express• Walmart•

Screamin’ Gator Zip Line 22

Crack N Roll

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)

Gatorland 22

A

NY Pizza & Kabab House

57

• Sunrise Motel

7

• Ponderosa

423

• Denny’s

16 Escapology

41

Comfort Suites • Seralago •

River Ranch Cattle Company

44

I DA P KW Y

A

VE RI

Victory Casino Cruises

61

2

N D AV E

33

62

JOH N YOU NG PKW Y

ELA

30

40

25 Peppe Pig 31 Theme Park Florida Bok Tower Gardens 27

19

Hawaiian Rumble • Bryan’s Cove • Caribe Royale

D

62

Kennedy Space Center Orlando Princess & Canaveral Princess Real Florida Adventures

35

60 Falcon’s Fire

FunSpot USA Kissimmee 12

31

OR C E N T RA L F L

Sabal Palms •

AL

To Cocoa Beach Cocoa Beach Surf School

ORAN GE BLOSS OM TR

19

N IO

RS

• Hyatt Regency

IN T E R N AT

EE 2 XPS W Y ( TO L L)

536

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2

6

• The Florida Mall

AL

2

Rosen Plaza •

Crayola 15 Experience

13

BL VD

8

62

VIN

Topgolf Orlando

• MacroBaby

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Treasure Cove Water Park at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa

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ummer is here to stay, and Central Florida is overflowing with spectacular sites and outdoor attractions that are the perfect opener for your best vacation yet! Take a load off and enjoy everything from tropical destinations to some of the most world-famous attractions around during your time here. No matter what your dream vacation looks like, Westgate Resorts will provide you and your family with memories that will last forever. It's the 40th anniversary here at Westgate Resorts, and we are more excited than ever to reach new heights and continue providing remarkable entertainment and vacations for families of all sizes. We’re upping the ante across the board, and we cannot wait to share all the new amenities we have in store for you. Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa is a beautiful lakefront resort in the heart of Orlando and an ideal location to enjoy your getaway. Here you'll find several outdoor heated pools with bars, hot tubs, a full-service marina and a mini golf course. Make sure to check out the new Treasure Cove Water Park filled with thrilling slides, a lazy river and a kid’s splash zone. You can also escape for the day and indulge yourself at our world-class spa services at Serenity Spa by Westgate.

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Unwind after a fun day in the sun at Drafts Sports Bar & Grill. From exciting entertainment on several HDTVs, to a state-of-the-art Mission Control Game Room and six lanes of bowling, there’s something available for the whole family to enjoy.

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Only one mile from Walt Disney World® Resort is Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort, a premier family resort near Orlando, Florida that provides a five-star vacation experience. Each luxury villa is designed with your family in mind by providing spacious living and dining areas, a fully equipped kitchen and upscale, modern decor. The two-story Shipwreck Island Water Park features exhilarating water slides, a children’s splash pad, a pirate ship, a lazy river and a 7,000-square-foot Paradise Cove swimming pool. With a variety of on-site restaurants, Guests can enjoy the luxury of dining out without having to leave the resort. Leave your passport at the door

This unique restaurant serves chophouse specialties, charcuterie boards, artisan pizzas, pasta dishes and Italian favorites, along with an extensive wine and cocktail menu. At Drafts Sports Bar & Grill, enjoy creatively designed burgers, sandwiches and appetizers. Cordovano Joe’s Authentic New York Style Pizza serves hot, made-to-order pizzas that can be delivered to your villa or poolside. Los Amigos Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar is now open, adding to the broad assortment of exceptional on-site dining. Just minutes from Universal Orlando Resort, Walt Disney World® Resort and SeaWorld® Orlando, Guests will have an amazing, memorable vacation at Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort. Just a short drive from the Orlando area, you’ll find a beautiful resort nestled on 1,700 acres of untouched Florida wilderness. Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo offers Guests a unique vacation experience by providing both the authenticity of a Florida Ranch and the luxury of gorgeous cabin-style villas. Want to enjoy the natural beauty of our resort without actually “roughing" it? Glamping (glamorous camping) is the perfect way to experience the great outdoors, but with the amenities of a resort. If you're ready to take it to the next level, you can rent a Luxe Teepee. Each Luxe Teepee is themed in authentic Native American style and comes fully furnished with private bathrooms, air-conditioning, a fireplace and more. For a truly extraordinary vacation, the Luxe Conestoga Wagons are the way to go! Step into your very own wagon and experience a world of luxury with upscale interiors while still being one with nature. Experience the great outdoors without missing the essential comforts of home. 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 Cowboys in America. Enjoy the refreshing air while meandering through trails on horseback or casting a line for some big fish at the Catch & Release Pond on the Kissimmee River. The little ones will love the Petting Farm, pony rides and Adventure Park complete with a mini golf course, a bungee jumper, a rock-climbing wall, a mechanical bull and more! Put on your cowboy boots and line dance under the stars on the outdoor dance hall at the River Ranch Saloon. Featuring a full bar and live music, the River Ranch Saloon is the perfect place to sit back and unwind or dance the night away. For Guests looking for a more upscale dining experience, River Ranch Cattle Company Chophouse and Bar features

high-quality steaks, fresh seafood, and more! Have an unforgettable time with the Westgate Live Rodeo every Saturday night, where cowboys will thrill you as they ride bulls and perform courageous stunts and tricks. Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo offers a unique experience for families and friends to spend time together that is unlike any other. With enough surf, sun and sand to spare, a trip to the world-famous Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier is the perfect place to be this season. The Pier is the ultimate one-stop destination for an exciting day at the beach. Explore everything the Pier has to offer including premier shopping, pier fishing, sand volleyball, surf lessons, freshwater showers and more.

Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier

Fresh seafood and ocean view dining await you at the Pier with four full-service restaurants and bars. Enjoy the best seafood at Pelican’s Bar & Grill or dine 800 feet over the Atlantic Ocean at Rikki Tiki Tavern. With one of our specialty cocktails in hand and ocean waves crashing along the shore, a good time is guaranteed. Before you leave, don’t forget souvenir shopping at The Pier Shop and Tropical Threads Boutique to find one-of-akind gifts, beach-themed home decor and apparel. Conveniently located near the Pier is Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort, a tropical beachfront resort with spacious villas and easy access to white, sandy beaches and area attractions. Take a dip into a relaxing pool, dine on delicious food options at Aloha Tiki Bar & Cafe and make a splash at Wakulla Falls! This on-site water park boasts a winding lazy river and an exciting splash pad. Grab a seat with a refreshing drink in hand and unwind at Makua Lanai, an adults-only relaxation area. About Westgate Resorts Westgate Resorts is the largest privately held timeshare company in the world and is a distinguished leader in the industry. The company has been refining the timeshare industry for over 40 years with resorts in ideal destination spots. The resorts are fully equipped with five-star amenities and impeccable service to provide Guests with the highest level of satisfaction as well as a lifetime of vacation memories. All Central Florida resorts are in ideal locations close to local attractions and famous theme parks, and are a short drive to nearby beaches.

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