Orlando International Airport is located 6 miles southeast of Orlando at the former McCoy Air Force Base, a Strategic Air Command installation. See fantasy become reality when you meet all your much loved Disney characters.
Sightseeing in Orlando
Orlando is all about fun and sun and International Drive is certainly at the centre of the excitement! Explore six of the World's Greatest Theme Parks - SeaWorld, Discovery Cove, Aquatica SeaWorld’s Waterpark, Wet 'n Wild, Universal Studios, and Islands of Adventure.
Areas such as Lake Buena Vista are well-worth the drive. Here, you will find a golf course, numerous shopping complexes, and much more. Many of these areas are towns in themselves, so hit the shops and grab a bargain!
Take the hour long drive to the John F. Kennedy Space Center near Kissimmee. This is the US launch site used for every NASA human space flight since 1969. As a result it provides a fascinating insight into space travel.
More Than Theme Parks
For a dose of culture, hop in a hire car and head to one of the fine art museums. The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art is home to the most comprehensive collection of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s work and is well-worth a visit.
Orlando has it all - and golf is no exception. It is packed with fantastic golf courses to suit all levels of expertise; with more than 170 to choose from, you will be spoilt for choice. Orlando is home to some of the best golf courses in Florida where you can enjoy the tropical climate and lush, expansive greens.
Travel to Tampa, an 80 minute drive from Orlando. Explore Lowry Park Zoo, survey the Museum of Science and Industry or visit Legoland. Tampa Bay is also a well-known centre for arts and has a variety of museums dedicated to this.