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7 Theme Parks to explore in Florida

Florida

Florida is distinctive for its large Cuban expatriate community and high population growth, as well as for its increasing environmental issues. The state's economy relies mainly on tourism, agriculture, and transportation, which developed in the late 19th century. Florida is also renowned for amusement parks, orange crops, winter vegetables, the Kennedy Space Center.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay10165 McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612, USA

335-acre (136 ha) African-themed animal theme park. The park officially features nine roller coasters and two water rides amongst other rides and animal attractions.

Daytona Lagoon
Daytona Lagoon601 Earl St, Daytona Beach, FL 32118, USA

The Daytona Lagoon is a family entertainment center and waterpark in Daytona Beach. There are 12 rides and an 18-hole miniature golf course at the park.

Gatorland
Gatorland14501 S Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32837, USA

A 110-acre (45 ha) theme park and wildlife preserve. Billed as the "Alligator Capital of the World," Gatorland features thousands of alligators (including rare leucistic alligators) and crocodiles, and many other animals. Attractions in the park include a breeding marsh with a boardwalk and observation tower, zip lines, an off-road swamp vehicle tour, a ridable miniature railroad, alligator feeding shows, alligator wrestling shows, an aviary, a petting zoo, and educational programs.

SeaWorld Orlando
SeaWorld Orlando7007 Sea World Dr, Orlando, FL 32821, USA

Theme park and marine zoological park. When combined with its neighbor Discovery Cove and Aquatica, it forms SeaWorld Parks and Resorts Orlando, an entertainment complex consisting of the three parks and many hotels. In 2018, SeaWorld Orlando hosted an estimated 4.594 million guests, ranking it the 10th most visited amusement park in the United States

The Holy Land Experience
The Holy Land Experience4655 Vineland Rd, Orlando, FL 32811, USA

A Christian-based theme park. It recreates the architecture and themes of the ancient city of Jerusalem in 1st-century Judea and conducts weekly church services and bible studies for the general public.

Universal Orlando Resort
Universal Orlando Resort6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819, USA

One of the most visited resorts in the world, with an annual attendance of 21 million in 2017. Universal Orlando is the flagship resort of Universal Parks & Resorts. Universal Orlando consists of two theme parks, a water park, a night-time entertainment complex, six Loews Hotels, and an upcoming park, Epic Universe.

Walt Disney World Resort
Walt Disney World ResortOrlando, FL, USA

Most visited vacation resort in the world, with average annual attendance of more than 52 million. The resort is the flagship destination of Disney's worldwide corporate enterprise and has become a popular staple in American culture. The park comprises four theme parks, two water parks, 27 themed resort hotels, nine non-Disney hotels, several golf courses, a camping resort, and other entertainment venues, including the outdoor shopping center Disney Springs.

Map of Theme Parks to explore in Florida