This holiday to Florida, the ‘sunshine state’ has something for everyone. Start in Orlando, the theme Park Capital of the World, and explore thrilling parks, enjoying the adrenalin rush of the innovative rides. Squeeze in as much adventure as you can before heading to the white sandy beaches, clear gulf waters and warm sunshine of Clearwater for some relaxing fun in the sun.
Your holiday to America starts in the heart of Orlando, a city famous for its world leading theme parks and activities to keep you entertained all day long. Orlando’s most iconic landmark is undoubtedly the turreted Cinderella Castle that stands in the centre of the original Disney theme park, the Magic Kingdom, at Lake Buena Vista. Universal Studios is a must-see attraction for movie lovers. Visitors are invited to go behind the scenes and become involved in the movie action, while the Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios offer thrilling rides, shows and attractions on five different islands. One of the latest and most popular attractions at Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, is the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Universal will open Volcano Bay its new water theme park in Summer 2017.
Clearwater is a haven for water sports enthusiasts, with lots of water based activities to choose from including snorkelling, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and sailing. Take a boat ride to do some dolphin watching, before returning to experience the unmissable Pier 60 Festival. The Sunsets at Pier 60 festival is a nightly sunset celebration that takes place at Pier 60 Park on Clearwater Beach, Florida. The free family event features artisans, crafters, street performers and musical entertainment; it takes place every day, weather permitting.
Orlando-Avoid lines at the Wizarding World by staying at a Universal onsite hotel. You get one hour's early admission which allows you to avoid the crowds and go straight onto Forbidden Journey.
Orlando-Most Restaurants offer free refills on sodas and do meal offers so have a look around. Everything is very reasonably priced. Be warned though, portions are absolutely HUGE, with starters being about the same size as our main courses!
Day 1-7 Orlando
Day 7-11 Clearwater
Clearwater Beach Stay