Local Area Attractions Near Orlando Southwest KOA Holiday

Our campground is a great basecamp while you discover all that Orlando has to offer! We are centrally located to attractions like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and a short 1-2 hour drive to some of the best beaches in the country.

Disney's Magic Kingdom Park

Disney's Magic Kingdom Park

Magic Kingdom® Park is a place where Disney fantasies and characters are wondrously brought to life, creating memories that last forever. Explore six lands of never-ending enchantment, one-of-a-kind attractions and endless magic here at the place where storybook fantasy becomes everyday reality. Experience the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, and race through the diamond mine on a swaying family coaster ride. Launch through the darkest reaches of space on Space Mountain® or float through a lively bayou of singing critters toward a 5-story splashdown on Splash Mountain, and swoop through a haunted gold-mining town on a runaway train while aboard Big Thunder Mountain Railroad®.

1180 Seven Seas Lagoon

Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

407-939-5277

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Disney's EPCOT

Disney's EPCOT

Where the impossible becomes possible through the power of human imagination and the magic of Disney. Imagine an EPCOT® that inspires us all to see and do more. Come with us and discover the magic that happens. When real worlds are made fantastic. When curiosity leads to discovery. When people connect and share the stories that make us, us. Stroll through the scenic World Showcase and experience the architecture, culture and people of eleven countries. Enjoy sample-sized food, musical performances, and special events throughout the year at Epcot's four different festivals.

200 Epcot Center Drive

Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

407-939-5277

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Disney's Hollywood Studios

Disney's Hollywood Studios

At Disney's Hollywood Studios, your favorite stories unfold all around you. Together, you and your family join the action in exhilarating new episodes that engage every one of your senses. At Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, you'll experience the smells and tastes of a cantina set in a galaxy far, far away. Or feel the rush of taking over control of the Millennium Falcon. And in Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway, burst into a crazy colorful cartoon world and join Mickey and Minnie on a runaway adventure. And become the size of a toy with Buzz and Woody and take a ride on Slinky Dog as he careens through Andy's backyard in Toy Story Land.

351 South Studio Drive

Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

407-939-5277

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Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom

Encounter wild animals, exotic jungle trails, high speed thrills and Pandora - The World of Avatar!  Also, delight in Broadway-style musicals meet and greet beloved Disney Characters.  Relish mouthwatering meals and delicious desserts inspired by American, Asian, and African favorites..

2901 Osceola Pkwy

Orlando, FL 32830

407-939-5277

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Disney Springs

Disney Springs

Uncover an array of unique shops, world-class eateries and eclectic entertainment inside Disney Springs and the Downtown Disney District, where there's no admission fee to enter.

1486 Buena Vista Dr.

Orlando, FL 32830

407-939-6244

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Disney's Blizzard Beach

Disney's Blizzard Beach

Discover frosty fun for the whole family at Disney's Blizzard Beach water park, a one-time ski resort that has melted into a watery wonderland. Zip down the slushy slopes of Mount Gushmore on one of the world's tallest and fastest waterslides. Float down the tranquil river and sunbathe on the white-sand beach. Children under 48 inches tall can even splash around in their own water play area with a snow-castle fountain and kid-sized waterslides.

1534 Blizzard Beach Drive

Orlando, FL 32830

407-560-3400

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Disney's Typhoon Lagoon

Disney's Typhoon Lagoon

Soak up a storm of fun under the Florida sun—plunge down rushing rapids, sunbathe on a sandy beach, glide down a lazy river, and enjoy the thrills and spills of the whitewater journey called Miss Adventure Falls!

1145 East Buena Vista Boulevard

Orlando, FL 32830

407-560-4120

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Universal's City Walk

Universal's City Walk

This is where unforgettable family fun meets restaurants that don't just make you say "Yum," but "Wow." The one place where the dining tastes of every member of the family and entertainment everyone can enjoy all intersect. It's everything you're looking for. And anything but ordinary. Universal CityWalk™, The Epicenter of Awesome.

6000 Universal Blvd.

Orlando, FL 32819

407-363-8000

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Universal Studios

Universal Studios

Don't miss the #1 movie and television show based theme park in the world! At Universal Studios, go behind the scenes and right into the action with interactive rides and attractions for the whole family. See live performances and visit Islands of Adventure or CityWalk for even more fun! Open year round. Admission is charged. Universal Studios is wheelchair accessible. Located in Orlando; 12 miles north of Kissimmee.Islands of Adventure: Experience unexpected adventure and innovative thrills as you take an unforgettable journey through the five islands - Seuss Landing™, The Lost Continent®, Jurassic Park®, Toon Lagoon® and Marvel Super Hero Island®!Universal Studios® Movie Theme Park: Go beyond the screen and Ride the Movies®! At this real working film and TV studio, an incredible array of rides, shows, movie sets and attractions put you right in your favorite scenes from your favorite movies. It's the number one movie studio theme park in the world!City Walk: Enjoy dining, shopping, entertainment and/or host your private group function.Volcano Bay: Water is Life. Life is Joy. That's the philosophy celebrated at Universal's Volcano Bay water theme park. It's a care free attitude the fabled Waturi islanders have embraced on their Pacific isle for centuries. Now you can live the Waturi way at this all-new park where thrills and relaxation flow in perfect harmony.

6000 Universal Blvd

Orlando, FL 32819

407-363-8000

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Universal Studios® Islands of Adventure

Universal Studios® Islands of Adventure

Prepare for a place where super heroes, beasts, and magical creatures stand before you. You're entering lands where everything is real. Explore a secret school of witchcraft and wizardry. Fly high above the city streets with a famous web slinger. Hide from hungry dinosaurs and hope you're not their next meal. And you can face the most colossal ape ever to walk the earth. Let the adventures begin.

1000 Universal Studios Plaza

Orlando, FL 32830

407-224-4233

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Universal's Volcano Bay

Universal's Volcano Bay

Water is Life. Life is Joy. That's the philosophy celebrated at Universal's Volcano Bay™water theme park. It's the carefree attitude the fabled Waturi islanders have embraced on their Pacific isle for centuries. Now you can live the Waturi way at this all-new park where thrills and relaxation flow in perfect harmony.

6000 Universal Blvd.

Orlando, FL 32819

407-363-8000

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Sea World

Sea World

"Dive in and play now!" Meet Shamu, the worlds most famous killer whale, touch and feed dolphins, see sharks, stingrays, manatees and penguins at Sea World. Watch live shows, ride wild roller coasters and so much more. Open year round. Admission is charged. Sea World is wheelchair accessible. Located in Orlando; 17 miles away from the campground.

7007 Sea World Dr

Orlando, FL 32821

888-800-5447

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Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove

An all-inclusive immersive experience where you and your family will experience exciting animal encounters in a breathtaking tropical atmosphere. Swim with bottlenose dolphins, feed tropical birds, snorkel through a saltwater reef and play inches from a family of otters - all in one day.

6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando

Orlando, FL 32821

407-513-4600

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Aquatica® SeaWorld's Waterpark

Aquatica® SeaWorld's Waterpark

From high-speed water slides and exhilarating wave pools to tranquil beaches, Aquatica, SeaWorld's waterpark, delights all ages and interests. This one-of-a-kind waterpark is home to some of the world's most thrilling water rides, featuring 42 slides, rivers and lagoons and 84,000 square feet of sparkling white, sandy beaches.

5800 Water Play Way

Orlando, FL 32821

407-351-3600

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Busch Gardens Tamp Bay

Busch Gardens Tamp Bay

If you're an animal lover planning a Florida family vacation, be sure not to miss the largest zoo in Tampa, Florida – in fact, one of the largest zoos in all of North America – Busch Gardens® Tampa. Here you can also enjoy thrilling rides, wonderful shows and see animals from all over the world!

10165 N McKinley Drive

Tampa, FL 33612

888-800-5447

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Wild Florida Airboats & Gator Park

Wild Florida Airboats & Gator Park

World's only airboat tour, gator park and drive-thru safari adventure! Just 45 minutes from Walt Disney World, they offer beautiful airboat rides, exciting gator park tours and a breathtaking drive-thru safari. At Wild Florida you can ride, walk or drive through the adventure of your choice! Visit their website for more information.

3301 Lake Cypress Rd

Kenansville, FL 34739

407-957-3135

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Safari Wilderness Ranch

Safari Wilderness Ranch

Knowledgeable tour guides at Safari Wilderness Ranch will lead the way through 260-acres in custom safari vehicles, answering questions and helping you interact with huge herds of fascinating exotic wetland species found on the ranch. This is not a zoo! Hands-on activities such as lemur and budgie feeding are offered but keep in mind that these activities are scheduled on a limited bases in order to protect the animals.

10850 Moore Road

Lakeland, FL 33809

813-382-2120

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Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens has offered some of Florida's most remarkable experiences to more than 23 million visitors since 1929. Through its historic landscape gardens, unique Singing Tower carillon and magnificent 1930s Mediterranean-style mansion, the Gardens offer unparalleled opportunities for artistic, cultural, personal and spiritual enrichment. Located 25 miles away from the campground.

1121 Tower Blvd

Lake Whales, FL 33853

863-676-1408

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Island H2O Live

Island H2O Live

Island H2O Live! lets you have a fabulous day of water park fun on your own terms. You can make a splash on their slides including their multi-guest racer, hang out in their refreshing lazy river, and watch their Live! entertainment including DJ's, parties, and amazing surprise guests.

3230 Inspiration Drive

Kissimmee, FL 34747

407-910-1401

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Legoland

Legoland

The newest park to come to Central Florida, Legoland! This 150 acre, interactive theme park is specifically designed for families that have children ages 2-12. This is the largest Legoland in the world! Comprised of over 50 rides and a variety of shows, restaurants, shopping, and attractions. Open year round. Admission is charged. Legoland is wheelchair accessible. Located in Winter Haven; 22 miles away from us!

1 Legoland Way

Winter Haven, FL 33884

863-318-5346

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Fun Spot America - Kissimmee

Fun Spot America - Kissimmee

With over 20 rides to choose from on every level of thrill, everyone in the family will find their fun! An iconic, family-owned theme park, Fun Spot America promises you will always experience the best guest service anywhere. And because they always practice the Golden Rule, when you're at Fun Spot America, you're family!

2850 Florida Plaza Blvd.

Kissimmee, FL 34746

407-363-3867

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Kennedy Space Center Vistor Complex

Kennedy Space Center Vistor Complex

If you've ever wanted to be an astronaut, this is a must-see! This NASA spaceport has launched all manned space flight missions and is now home of the Space Shuttle Atlantis. Tour the Air Force Museum and the Astronaut Hall of Fame, watch films, and see moon rocks, rockets and explore the new Anger Birds section of Kennedy Space Center. Open daily 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Admission is charged. Located in Titusville; 64 miles away from the campground.

Kennedy Space Center SR 405

Titusville, FL 32899

321-499-4200

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