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Florida’s Theme Parks2022-12-03T17:01:20-05:00

Explore Florida’s Theme Parks with Brit on the Move ™

 

Florida’s attractions and parks have put Florida on many travelers’ maps from all over the world. Millions of people visit the state to explore world-class parks.

Everyone’s interpretation is different. For most of us, we jump to the big names like Disney, Univeral, and SeaWorld.

Theme parks are defined as amusement parks with a unifying setting or idea.

However, there are tons of other parks that are considered theme parks. Florida is also home to lots of water parks as well.

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Here is a list of Florida’s most well-known parks:

  • Busch Gardens – Tampa Bay
  • Celebration Station – Clearwater
  • Daytona Lagoon – Daytona Beach
  • Dinosaur World – Plant City
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Orlando
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Orlando
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  • Epcot – Orlando
  • Fun Spot America – Kissimmee
  • Fun Spot America – Orlando
  • Gatorland – Kissimmee
  • Give Kids the World Village – Kissimmee
  • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex – Merritt Island
  • Legoland Florida – Winter Haven
  • Magic Kingdom – Orlando
  • Peppa Pig – Winter Haven
  • SeaWorld Orlando – Orlando
  • Universal Studios Florida – Orlando
  • Universal’s Islands of Adventure – Orlando

Orlando

There are 12 main parks in Orlando. They are Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld.

Florida is also home to 175 state parks, trails, and historic sites spanning nearly 800,000 acres and 100 miles of sandy white beach.

Florida’s Water Parks

Outside of the parks, Florida’s water parks are indeed amusement parks – just the water kind!

Flamingo Waterpark Resort

List Of Water Parks In Florida

  • Adventure Island
  • Aquatica Orlando
  • Big Kahuna’s
  • Daytona Lagoon
  • Disney’s Blizzard Beach
  • Disney’s River Country
  • Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon
  • Rapids Water Park
  • Six Flags Atlantis
  • Volcano Bay
  • Weeki Wachee Springs
  • Wet ‘n Wild Orlando
  • Wild Waters

One of the most incredible things about Florida’s resorts is that many have a water park on site: The Best Water Park Resorts in Florida.

While the most visited attraction is Disney World, there’s so much more to see and do in Florida.

Florida is the golf capital of the USA. It’s an anglers’ paradise offering inshore and offshore fishing. It’s home to some of the most pristine beaches, over 1,000 natural springs, and 175 national parks.

In addition to all of this, Florida has a rich history. Discovered by Ponce de Leon, Florida, was found in 1513.  Florida is the nation’s oldest city. You don’t have to travel to Europe to enjoy history – Florida has medieval forts.

Florida has 67 counties, two of which complement the Spanish territorial divisions retained as part of the U.S. state of Florida, which became a U.S. territory in 1821. The Suwannee River divides both counties. These two original counties formed the basis for all the other counties. In 1845, Florida became the 27th U.S. state, and its last county was created from a segment of Alachua County in 1925. As of the 2020 census, Miami-Dade County’s population is 2,701,767, making it the seventh-largest county in the country.

Map Of Florida’s Theme Parks

Map created using Wanderlog, a trip planner app on iOS and Android

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