Florida: Just One Big Theme Park



Each day, there are approximately 54,785 visitors to Magic Kingdom.

Synonymous with Florida are theme parks. Theme parks are some of the most magical and unique attractions in Florida. These parks are popular places to visit with friends and family to provide memorable experiences to remember for many years to come. Here are five major theme parks in Florida that are extremely popular and most visited by tourists and residents alike.

Disney’s Magic Kingdom, located in Orlando, Florida, is a part of the Walt Disney resort. Magic Kingdom is the most favored theme parks in Walt Disney World. Each day, there are approximately 54,785 visitors to Magic Kingdom. In 2019, over 20.96 million people visited Magic Kingdom. What makes this theme park so attractive is the diversity of different lands; from Cinderella Castle, the 7 Dwarfs Mine Train, Space Mountain, and many other thrilling attractions, Magic Kingdom has something for everyone. 

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is also located in Orlando, Florida, and is a part of the Walt Disney Resort. Animal Kingdom is slightly different from Magic Kingdom, which can be anticipated from its name. Animal Kingdom focuses on an adventure in wildlife. Six lands reside in the Kingdom: The Oasis, Discoveryland, Africa, Rafiki’s Planet Watch, Asia, DinoLand USA, and Pandora: The World of Avatar.

A third popular theme park in Florida is Busch Gardens. Busch Gardens is located in Tampa, Florida, and has many festivities you can choose from. They have ten roller coasters, exotic animals for you to see and possibly touch, live entertainment, and even a Sesame Street play zone for kids. Busch Gardens was voted the most beautiful theme park for 25 years straight and is a wonderful place to spend time with family and friends.

The Hollywood Film Studio at Universal is another well-known theme park in Florida. This park, located in Orlando, Florida,  has attractions focused on the behind-the-scenes of many iconic movies, such as Men in Black, Fast and Furious 7, and Shrek. There are nine different themed parks at Universal that you can enjoy, and plenty of rides! 

Florida’s s Legoland in Winterhaven is all about Legos, as the name implies. It consists of over 50 rides to choose from, as well as water rides. There are restaurants, Lego shops, and live show. Although they do not have real animals, they provide Lego-built animals such as giraffes, elephants, zebras, and plenty more. 

All of this is to say there is no shortage of places to see and themes to theme in Florida.