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5 Things to Do & Places to Visit in Orlando for Summer

5 Things to Do & Places to Visit in Orlando for Summer

Calling all sun-seekers! If you're dreaming of an unforgettable summer escape to Orlando, look no further. Dive into the ultimate summer guide crafted by Legacy Vacation Resorts to make your vacation truly magical. From iconic theme parks to thrilling water adventures and vibrant summer events, we've curated the top five things to do and places to visit in Orlando for the summer of 2024.

Why Orlando for Your Summer Getaway?

1. Sunshine Extravaganza: Soak up the Florida sun's warmth, creating the perfect backdrop for your summer adventures.

- Dive into endless days of sunshine, as Orlando's radiant weather sets the stage for a spectacular summer getaway. Feel the warmth on your skin as you explore outdoor attractions, relax by the pool, or take a leisurely stroll through vibrant neighborhoods. Let the golden rays enhance every moment of your Orlando escapade, creating a sun-kissed experience that will linger in your memories.

2. Family-Friendly Magic: Immerse yourself in renowned theme parks, where enchantment knows no age limits.

- Experience the unparalleled magic of Orlando's world-renowned theme parks, where age becomes just a number. Whether you're soaring through the skies on exhilarating rides, meeting beloved characters, or enjoying live entertainment, the enchantment of these parks transcends generations. Families come together to share laughter, create lasting memories, and embark on adventures that bring out the child in everyone.

3. Summer Festivities Unleashed: Orlando comes alive with a dynamic lineup of vibrant events and festivals, adding an extra layer of excitement to your summer escapades.
- Immerse yourself in the pulse of Orlando's summer festivities, where the city comes alive with a dynamic energy. From music festivals to cultural celebrations, each event paints a vivid picture of the city's diverse spirit. Whether you're dancing under the stars or indulging in delectable cuisine at a summer market, Orlando's vibrant events create an atmosphere of joy and excitement that elevates your summer experience.

4. Unique Shopping Delights: Explore distinctive shopping experiences and summer markets offering the finest local crafts.
- Embark on a shopping adventure through Orlando's unique and eclectic markets, where local artisans showcase their craftsmanship. Discover one-of-a-kind treasures, from handmade jewelry to locally crafted art pieces. These distinctive shopping experiences add a touch of authenticity to your summer, allowing you to bring home not just souvenirs but tangible memories of Orlando's vibrant culture.

5. Water Park Thrills: Cool off in Orlando's famed water parks, featuring heart-pounding slides and lazy rivers for the ultimate aquatic adventure.
- Beat the summer heat at Orlando's renowned water parks, where thrilling slides, wave pools, and lazy rivers promise a refreshing escape. Whether you're seeking heart-pounding thrills or a leisurely float, these water parks offer the perfect aquatic playground. Dive into the excitement, make a splash with family and friends, and let the water park thrills be the highlight of your Orlando summer experience.


Top Summer Activities & Attractions

1. Walt Disney World Resort:

- Immerse yourself in the enchanting magic of Disney, where every moment is a fairy tale come to life. Delight in thrilling rides that transport you to new worlds and captivating parades that showcase beloved characters. From Cinderella's Castle to Space Mountain, Walt Disney World Resort is a timeless haven where dreams take center stage, creating memories that last a lifetime.

2. Universal Studios Florida:

- Step into the heart of movie magic at Universal Studios Florida, where excitement unfolds at every corner. Experience enchanting attractions suitable for the entire family, from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter to heart-pounding adventures with your favorite film characters. The studios come alive with immersive sets, thrilling rides, and a cinematic atmosphere that guarantees an unforgettable day of entertainment.

3. ICON Park:

- Elevate your summer experience with a visit to ICON Park, a bustling entertainment complex offering something for everyone. Take a leisurely stroll along the vibrant promenade, savoring dining delights from a variety of restaurants. For breathtaking views of Orlando's skyline, soar to new heights on The Wheel, an iconic observation wheel that provides a panoramic perspective of the city's beauty. ICON Park is a destination where relaxation and excitement harmoniously coexist.

4. Summer Events 2024:

- Immerse yourself in the pulse of Orlando's Summer Events 2024, a calendar bursting with vibrancy. Attend local events, concerts, and festivals that add an extra layer of excitement to your summer days and nights. From music festivals echoing through the city streets to cultural celebrations that unite communities, the summer events extravaganza promises an unforgettable journey through Orlando's dynamic cultural scene.

5. Water Parks in Orlando's Oasis:

- Dive into an oasis of aquatic adventure at Orlando's famed water parks. Experience the exhilaration of thrilling slides, feel the rush of wave pools, and embrace the relaxation of lazy rivers. Whether you choose the adrenaline-pumping attractions or prefer a leisurely float, Orlando's water parks offer the perfect escape from the summer heat. Splash into adventure with family and friends, creating memories that will keep you refreshed long after your visit.

Here are some top water parks to visit in Orlando: 

Disney's Blizzard Beach:

Experience a wintry paradise with thrilling water slides, a lazy river, and the iconic Summit Plummet at this unique Disney water park.

Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark:

Dive into a world of aquatic adventures with high-speed slides, wave pools, and serene beaches, all inspired by the wonders of the sea.

Universal's Volcano Bay:

Immerse yourself in the South Pacific-inspired oasis, featuring innovative water rides, a colossal volcano, and a relaxing lazy river.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort - LEGOLAND Water Park:

Build unforgettable memories at this water park designed for families, featuring interactive water play areas, wave pools, and even a Build-A-Raft lazy river.

Accommodations Designed for Your Summer Bliss: Legacy Vacation Resorts

Ensure your summer stay is as delightful as your outdoor adventures. Legacy Vacation Resorts offers:

- Spacious Condo-Style Accommodations: Your home away from home, providing comfort and convenience.

- Prime Locations: Stay close to the action, with resorts strategically placed for easy access to Orlando's attractions.


Plan Your Summer Escape with Legacy Vacation Resorts


Whether you're a thrill-seeker, a family on an adventure, or someone seeking relaxation, Legacy Vacation Resorts has everything you need for a perfect summer retreat. Dive into our guide and book now to make your summer in Orlando truly unforgettable!