Attractions

Orlando is famous for its theme parks and most of these are between 20-45 minutes away from Westport Villa. Although most people that visit Orlando have come for the large theme parks such as Disney and Universal, there are some other inexpensive options.

THEMEPARKS

DisneyWorld

Whether you are 5 or 80 come and enjoy the magical world of Disney World, with rides for young and old. This is a place where magical memories are made.

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Disney's Hollywood Studios

Sit back and watch thrilling stunt shows that will have you imagining you are the leading character in the show. Or watch the amazing, magical Beauty and the Beast show. By night you can watch the spectacular Fantasmic show, which is a breathtaking 30 minute fireworks and water extravaganza.

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Epcot Theme Park

Epcot has 2 distinct realms: Future World, which features technological innovations, and World Showcase, which shares with Guests the culture and cuisine of 11 countries: Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, the United States, Japan, Morocco, France, United Kingdom and Canada. The test track ride is amazing!

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Universal Studios

Enjoy amazing experiences with Spider Man, The Wizarding world of Harry Potter, Shrek in 4D, the Simpsons and the Transformers in 3D at Universal Studios. Fun times for all ages.

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Legoland

This is a new 150 acre theme, with it's own water park on site. Ride on the Island in the Sky, is a 150- foot rotating platform that gives guests a 360° view of LEGOLAND Florida. There is so much to do at Legoland, Florida, visit Fun town, Miniland USA, Duplo Village, Lego Kingdom, Land of Adventure, Coastersaurus, join the Safari trek.

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Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is a 335-acre 19th century African-themed animal theme park located in the city of Tampa, Florida. Enjoy rides, shows and animal attractions.

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Gatorland

Florida is famous for its theme parks, but this one comes with a "snap". It offers cheap and affordable days out and provides a unique and natural alternative to the larger theme parks.

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ALTERNATIVE DAYS OUT

Wonderworks

When you first see Wonder Works, be prepared for a surprise - it has been built upside down! When you enter the building, everything will be upside-down, so in order to participate in the fun, you must be inverted. Step inside the inversion tunnel and be turned right side up to begin your journey. Once you are properly aligned for your adventure, family fun awaits with more than 100 hands on exhibits. Dinner shows are also available.

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Dr. Phillips Community Park

If you need a break with the children from expensive theme parks, then visit this community park about 30 minutes from the villa. It has a very large splash park with two areas, a smaller children's area with computerized water jets coming out of the concrete, and the big kids area with water cannons, and sprinkler tunnels and more. Large shaded canopies cover the picnic tables inside the splash park. The splash park has a small fee.

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WATER PARKS

On those hot Florida days what better way to cool down than go to one of the many water parks.

Disney's Typhoon Lagoon

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Disney's Blilzzard Beach

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Wet 'N' Wild

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Discovery Cove

For a water park with a difference why not visit DISCOVERY COVE, where you can swim with dolphins.

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THINGS TO DO AT NIGHT

Downtown Disney

Downtown Disney, here you will find a tethered hot air balloon that you can board, acrobatics, virtual reality games and a variety of restaurants.

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Universal City Walk

Universal City Walk is a fun place to go, with dining, bars and clubs and live music.

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There are also many inexpensive eateries near the villa, such as:

  • Applebee's
  • Chilli's
  • Manny Chophouse
  • Santa Fe Steak House