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Orlando is known as “The Theme Park Capital of the World” with over 50 million tourist visitors every year, all travelling from far and wide to experience the thrilling, world-famous theme parks with something for all ages. Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort™ and SeaWorld® offer hours of fun with exhilarating rides, jaw-dropping shows, tempting restaurants, shopping and endless excitement. With multiple new rides, shows and events always on the horizon, there is always a reason to return to this magnificent resort to create lifelong memories year after year.

Families, couples, single travellers and groups of friends adore this holiday destination of paradisiacal proportions with so much to keep you occupied it’s impossible to see it all in one visit. Orlando is home to some of the best award-winning golf courses in the world, stunning first-class spas, premium outlet shopping, designer malls, restaurants and nightlife. With more than 170 golf courses and some of the world’s most prestigious tournaments, Orlando is a golfer’s paradise. There is no shortage of fantastic things to do in Orlando and the surrounding area. Explore Florida wildlife with an airboat ride or swim with the dolphins at SeaWorld’s Discovery Cove. Cheer the local NBA basketball team at the Amway Centre or visit one of the many astonishing and inspiring evening shows including Cirque du Soleil, Blue Man Group and live rock concerts at the Hard Rock Live® or The House of Blues.

Orlando has a vibrant local arts scene with the Florida Film Festival and fine art museums to explore. Local theatres entertain with everything from Shakespeare to children’s classics. A shopper’s paradise, Orlando is home to world-famous stores including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdales. From bargain designer outlets to unique boutiques in quaint downtown Orlando, there is something to suit every budget and taste.

Bursting at the seams with outdoor activities; tennis, fishing, boating, hot air balloon rides and much more can all be enjoyed in the great Florida outdoors. Gliding over Orlando in the early morning via a hot air balloon is a sight to behold, while strolling through one of the many gardens provides a tranquil escape from the theme park excitement.

Orlando is home to countless restaurants including all-you-can-eat buffets of huge proportions to fine dining and celebrity-chef anchored, four and five-diamond restaurants. Family-themed dinner shows offer endless fun, interactive entertainment complexes, comedy shows and a number of breweries and wineries are all part of the nighttime choices. Downtown Orlando, Disney Springs and Universal CityWalk™ all offer nightclubs for those wanting to dance the night away and special evenings are held annually at the theme parks including Universal Orlando™ Halloween Horror Nights™ and Christmas Spectaculars at each of the parks.

As one of the world’s most popular wedding and honeymoon destinations there are unforgettable venues for both with romantic hotels, relaxing spas and intimate dining. Less than an hour’s drive to the nearest beaches, it’s easy to enjoy the hectic hustle and bustle of Orlando then spend a few days on a soft sandy beach with toes in the sand and gazing at the incredible sunsets. Combine your Orlando holiday with a week’s cruising around the beautiful Caribbean on one of the many cruise lines including the Disney cruise ships, a real treat for families. It’s easy to see why Orlando is the number one tourist destination in the world and why after one visit you are left yearning to return – wow.

Disney


Walt Disney World Resort is the world’s most popular entertainment resort. It’s the place where dreams really do come true. Imagine six fantastic Disney Parks, two exciting night-time entertainment districts, and a state-of-the-art sports complex. Now add in over 20 themed Resort Hotels, plus countless opportunities for dining, shopping and recreation, and it’s easy to see why Walt Disney World Resort is the number one holiday destination in the world. With something for everyone, Walt Disney World promises the holiday of your dreams. And come true they do – just like magic.
 
Framed by the iconic Cinderella’s castle, no holiday to Walt Disney World would be complete without a visit to the Magic Kingdom with over 40 attractions to choose from in seven enchanted lands. Grown-ups and kids will both love meeting their favourite Disney characters, from Mickey and Donald through to Buzz and Woody. There are rides, parades and thrills galore, based on some of our favourite Disney movies all through the years. Don’t miss the enchanting ‘It’s a Small World’ or The Space Mountain rollercoaster, or get aboard Captain Jack Sparrow’s famous ship on the original ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ ride.
 
When staying at a Disney hotel you can take advantage of Magicbands. Magicbands are the new all in one device that you can use to, enter Disney theme parks, unlock your Disney Resort hotel room, use the FastPass+ entrance for attractions and entertainment experiences you selected, charge purchases to your room and link Disney PhotoPass photos to your Disney account.
 
Remember to download the 'My Disney Experience app' this means you can start planning the magic from the my Disney experience page or on your mobile app for free. Both of which give you the control you need to create an incredible Disney vacation.
 
If you are looking for a once in a lifetime family holiday, then Disney can certainly provide all the entertainment that you’re looking for. Don’t miss out!! Make sure to see all the great attractions the resort has to offer. USAirtours can start planning your perfect Disney World holiday today with the best deals on flights, hotels and attraction tickets, everything you need for your dream holiday.

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Kissimmee


Kissimmee is located just minutes away from Central Florida’s world-famous theme parks, such as Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld Orlando and LEGOLAND Florida.  Pair the thrills of the theme parks with off-the-beaten-path adventures and you are in for a holiday like no other.  
 
Explore natural landscapes and lose yourself in “old” Florida scenery.  Zipline through the tree tops, glide across the headwaters of the Everglades or soar above it all on a hot air balloon ride.
 
Reasons Kissimmee should be on your Bucket List
 
1. Soar over alligators at Gatorland.  Wave hello to the alligators and “jumping” crocodiles below as you zip across on the park’s “Screamin’ Gator” zipline attraction. But wait, there’s more! Dare to wrestle an alligator and, go ahead, sit on top of one.
 
2. Take the plunge at Fun Spot America – Kissimmee. You'll realize how brave you are when you link arms with a friend or two and watch the ground slip away from under you as you’re lifted 300 feet in the air, only to feel the rush of adrenaline as you plummet back down and find yourself swinging on the World's Tallest Sky Coaster. 
 
3. Become a fighter pilot for a day. For a unique view of the area, fly in a legendary WWII P-51 Mustang at Stallion 51 or become a fighter pilot for an afternoon by taking the controls of a restored antique fighter plane at Warbird Adventures at Kissimmee Gateway Airport. 
 
4. Soar in a hot air balloon. Getting up before dawn is well worth the effort for the experience of lifting into the sky aboard a hot air balloon. Don't forget your camera because the view of the sunrise, the theme parks and the landscape below is both exhilarating and breathtaking. 
 
5. Glide the headwaters of the Florida Everglades on an Airboat Ride. Take in the sights as you glide through the waters of this unique wetland ecosystem on a thrilling airboat ride in search of alligators, birds and turtles. With speeds reaching up to 45 miles per hour, you are sure to feel the rush.  Experience the natural beauty of Central Florida, just minutes from the famous theme parks. 
 
6. Get a bird’s eye view of Central Florida from 400 feet on The Orlando Eye.  Experience breathtaking 360-degree views of Central Florida, with sights of downtown Orlando’s skyline, theme parks, lakes and lush landscape, and on a clear day, views of Cape Canaveral. 
 
7. Walk, or trot, in the footsteps of early explorers.  Take to the trails either by foot or on horseback through scenic trails along acres of pristine Florida ranch lands and lakes.  Experience old Florida and the unique history of the land and its settlers.  Also great for spotting wildlife and beautiful lush vegetation.  
 
8. Zip through the trees on the only zipline roller coaster in the U.S. Forever Florida Ziplines & Adventures in the Wild provides an adrenaline rush like no other.  Swing, swoop, jump and zip through the treetops at speeds up to 20 mph along 1,000 feet of a thrilling zipline track.  There’s also the Panther Pounce, a 68-foot tower jump, as well as the Peregrine Plunge, the fastest and longest single, straightaway zipline in Florida.    
 
9. Climb the tree tops: Need more treetop fun? Orlando Tree Trek has you covered, with a variety of aerial obstacles such as moving platforms, Tarzan Swings, ziplines and more.  Climb through the trees like never before while testing your endurance, balance, strength and nerves.  
 
10. Paddling: Get close to Florida’s natural beauty by spending the day at The Paddling Center at Shingle Creek. This eco-attraction offers a variety of ways to enjoy natural Florida from tandem kayaks, single kayaks, aluminum canoes, large paddle boards and even an electric boat. Basic paddling instruction is provided prior to launching and no previous paddling experience is necessary.
 
11. Escape to an exotic island for the day at Discovery Cove:  This one-of-a-kind experience is one to mark off your bucket list.  Swim with dolphins, stingrays and tropical fish and then spend the afternoon relaxing in your own private cabana.  
 
12. Fishing: The Kissimmee Chain of Lakes is comprised of approximately 80,000 acres of fishable waters, making it world renowned for its largemouth bass fishing.  You are guaranteed to catch something along these waters as well as spot a variety of nesting birds and gators.  
 
13. Take a #Slothie. Stroll through Wild Florida’s wildlife park for a glimpse of some of Florida’s native species as well as exotic animals like their sloth family; Guy, Ana and George. Interactive experiences are available and these sloths love to pose for pictures.  
 
14. Travel back in time to the 11th century.  Feast on a royal meal, in the company of the Royal family, as knights defend their honor through jousting tournaments, sword fighting and majestic horsemanship in the live arena of Medieval Times. 
 
15. The Longest Ride. Pack those boots and cowboy hats and experience the Silver Spurs Rodeo, the largest rodeo east of the Mississippi.  Annually ranked among the top 50 events sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), this event, which originated in 1941, has come a long way from its humble beginnings. 
 
16. Vacation like a celebrity in a luxury rental home - Pack your bags and head to Kissimmee, the vacation home capital of the world.  With homes that range from two to fourteen bedrooms, you will have plenty of space to stretch out and relax or play a good game of hide-and-go-seek.  Vacation home amenities include a private pool, in-home movie theater and an arcade to test your gaming abilities against your friends and family plus much more.

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Universal

Universal Studios Florida™, Universal's Islands of Adventure™ and Universal's Volcano Bay™- three amazing theme parks!!
 
Make the most of your Orlando holiday by staying on-site at Universal Orlando Resort™. You can enjoy the Italian elegance of Loews Portofino Bay Hotel. Or escape to a 1950s and 60s nostalgia at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort. All of the spectacularly themed hotels are located within walking distance of the Universal Orlando™ theme parks and Universal CityWalk™ entertainment complex, or you can take advantage of exclusive theme park benefits and transportation via water taxis or shuttle buses. When staying at any of the Universal on-site hotels you can benefit from Early Park Admission† (requires theme park admission) to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal's Volcano Bay™ one hour before the theme parks open!

Follow in Harry Potter's footsteps as you walk through the streets of London, and enter Diagon Alley™ where you'll find many of the wizarding world's most famous establishments. Dine at the Leaky Cauldron™, see a wand choose a wizard at Ollivanders™ wand shop, and get ready to travel deep below Gringotts™ bank for a multi-dimensional thrill ride. Or, with a Universal Orlando™ Explorer ticket, board the Hogwarts™ Express at King’s Cross Station and travel to Hogsmeade™ Station in Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Here, nestled at the foot of Hogwarts™ castle is the wizarding village of Hogsmeade™ where you can dine at the Three Broomsticks™, shop for sweets at Honeydukes™, and soar above the castle on the groundbreaking ride, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™. 
 
Join Gru, his daughters, and the mischievous Minions on an unforgettable 3-D ride, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem™.  It's heartwarming and humorous family fun for everyone! Start your adventure in Gru's home, where you're recruited for his latest scheme - one where you'll become an actual Minion.
 
If you are looking for a once in a lifetime holiday, then Universal Orlando™ can certainly provide all the entertainment that you’re looking for. Don’t miss out!! Make sure to see all the great attractions the resort of has to offer. USAirtours can start planning your Universal trip today with the best deals on flights, hotels and attraction tickets, everything you need for your perfect holiday!

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