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things to do in orlando Good reasons to visit Orlando in 2017

things to do in orlando Good reasons to visit Orlando in 2017

Visit Orlando and its theme parks with the family with our selection of new and intriguing attractions that will open in 2017.

With its theme parks, attractions of all kinds and vibrant downtown, all under the Florida sun, Orlando is a popular destination for families traveling to the USA. The year 2017 promises to be particularly attractive in terms of the new activities and attractions that the city will offer.

Universal Orlando Volcano Bay

Less than 20 minutes by car from Orlando airport, direction the leisure complex “Universal Orlando Resort”. At the beginning of June 2017, it will host the “Universal Orlando Volcano Bay”, a water park of more than 11 hectares. Divided into four themed zones with Polynesian influences, you will have the impression of traveling from Easter Island to New Zealand via Hawaii. At the heart of the park and between many slides and swimming pools, you will be amazed to see a volcano more than 60 meters high with majestic waterfalls. Once night falls, the volcano will light up with flaming lava.

SeaWorld – Kraken VR

10 km from the “Universal Orlando Resort” complex, go to the famous “Sea World” park, dedicated to the marine world. During the summer of 2017, the park will present Florida’s first virtual reality roller coaster. Visitors, equipped with audio headsets, will be able to live an extraordinary experience by traveling to the ocean depths in the midst of mythical and prehistoric creatures, such as the Kraken.

Pandora – The World of AVATAR

Take the I-4 for less than 10 km (direction South West) and go to the superb “Walt Disney World Resort”, which has begun the construction of a brand new section of the park: Pandora. Inspired by the film Avatar, it is a mythical visual experience that awaits you in the heart of bioluminescent mountains and magical tropical forests where you will have the opportunity to meet surprising creatures. The whole family will appreciate the “Na’vi River Journey” attraction where you will board a canoe to explore a mysterious river… We won’t tell you more and we’ll let you discover the magic of the place for yourself, the opening is scheduled for the summer of 2017.


60 km south of the previous park is the largest LEGOLAND amusement park in the world. This will open a new area in January 2017: LEGO NINJAGO World.

Fans of construction games and the NINJAGO animated series can in turn become a LEGO ninja. In the main attraction of this new section, “The Ride – a state-of-the-art, dark ride”, visitors will have to use martial art movements in order to fight the bad guys in 3D using balls of fire and lightning. Chills guaranteed!

Star Wars Land

Back at the “Walt Disney World” park, discover the future extension of more than 5 hectares dedicated to Star Wars. An invitation to the universe of Star Wars where you can come across humanoids and other strange creatures… An adventure in which your five senses will be solicited. Although the official opening date is not announced, this attraction promises to be unique. Arm yourself with patience… And may the force be with you!

With such a program of intriguing and unique attractions for 2017, Orlando proves once again that it is THE destination to choose for a family vacation. Rent a car at Orlando airport so that you can enjoy all these attractions without wasting time.

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