Lake Buena Vista Hotels Florida, USA

A purpose built resort set around the lake. With shopping outlets, golf courses, hotels and a great view of the lake itself.

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Lake Buena Vista

Lake Buena Vista is an ideal base for enjoying the many attractions the area has to offer, well situated for access to all the Disney parks, International Drive and the popular Orlando Factory Outlet. With such a great variety of things to do, this area is great for everybody, even if you are not a huge fan of the theme parks

Orlando Airport is 30km and Sanford International Airport is 66km.

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Lake Buena Vista Hotels (?)

Grande Villas Resort Photograph of Grande Villas Resort
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A fantastic complex that offers guests a wide range of facilities combined with comfortable accommodation and makes a great base for exploring Orlando and the surrounding areas due to its position....

4.8 / 5 from 6 reviews

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Lush tropical park style villa complex with a great range of facilities and a location that allows easy access to all the main Orlando attractions and shopping outlets....

5 / 5 from 2 reviews

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Hampton Inn Lake Buena Vista Hotel has everything you need for a great fun filled holiday....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

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The Waldorf Astoria Orlando Hotel overlooks the winding creek and golf course and offers the ultimate in comfort....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

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Holiday Inn Orlando Orlando-Disney Springs Area is in a great location and is so close to many great attractions....

5 / 5 from 2 reviews

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The Blue Tree Resort at Lake Buena Vista offers a warm welcome and comfortable accommodation, perfect for those who want to be close to all the action....

5 / 5 from 2 reviews

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This luxury hotel offers elegant decor and accommodation, the perfect place to relax away from the busy theme parks....

4 / 5 from 8 reviews

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As an official hotel of the Walt Disney World Resort area, this hotel offers superior accommodation and good facilities for all the family and its location ensures easy access to Disney Springs and al...

4.5 / 5 from 2 reviews

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Situated in the entertainment district, you will never be short of things to do, day or night....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

The location of the Courtyard by Marriott LBV at Vista Centre makes it perfect for those who want to visit the many attractions that Disney has to offer....

4.3 / 5 from 6 reviews

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The hotel offers a swimming pool which is great for chilling in after a busy day at the theme parks....

4.3 / 5 from 4 reviews

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Offering spacious and good quality accommodation, this property is popular with those looking for a touch of luxury combined with a great location; ideal for families and couples....

5 / 5 from 2 reviews

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This hotel is the closest Comfort Inn to the Walt Disney Resort and offers a great location to make access to the main attractions easily accessible and is well suited for families....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

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This family-friendly hotel offers comfortable accommodation and unbeatable personal service and makes an affordable base for exploring Orlando....

3.7 / 5 from 6 reviews

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This stunning property is nestled on the shores of 400 acre Lake Bryan and offers picturesque views of the lake and Walt Disney World....

4.3 / 5 from 6 reviews

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This popular hotel is a great base for families and couples looking for a good standard of accommodation combined with a central location allowing easy access to all the major attractions and near to ...

Situated next to the lake, this 18 story hotel offers spacious rooms with a relaxing atmosphere....

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Due to it's location, the Buena Vista Suites are ideal for leisure and business travellers to the area....

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With a lovely pool, waterslides, whirlpools and spacious fitness centre, the Caribe Royale Orlando Suites are great for enjoying some time away from the busy attractions....

The Courtyard By Marriott - Marriott Village Hotel is perfect for those who want to be close to the theme parks and the many other attractions on offer....

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Cypress Pointe Resort is a family friendly resort with on-site sports and leisure facilities and a shuttle service to nearby theme parks....

The Doubletree Guest Suites In The Walt Disney World Hotel provide spacious accommodation in a great location....

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Guests will enjoy relaxing in this tropical setting complete with palm trees and waterfalls, perfect for chilling out away from the busy parks....

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With its convenient location combined with its great range of facilities this family friendly hotel is the ideal choice for those looking for a resort style property close to all the major attractions...

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Lakes Buena Vista Hotel has everything you would need for a relaxed and enjoyable stay in the busy Orlando....

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The Grand Beach Resort is set beside Lake Bryan and is within 10 minutes drive from both Sea World and Universal parks. The 3-bedroom apartments makes this an ideal choice for larger or extended famil...

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This all-suite property offers comfortable accommodation and is located in Lake Buena Vista ensuring easy access to the Disney Springs area; an ideal property for exploring Orlando and the surrounding...

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Set in 23 acres, this family friendly air-conditioned hotel offers warm hospitality and quality accommodation and is great if looking for a superior hotel set amongst the DisneyWorld resorts....

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Renowned for being a family friendly resort offering many themed rooms and children's activities, with the added benefit of being close to the Disney resorts....

This kid-friendly fully themed hotel is the perfect property for a family holiday and is packed full of children's facilities and activities and offers a fantastic location adjacent to Disney World....

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This five star hotel offers luxury accommodation and all the facilities you would expect from a hotel of this class; with the great golf services this hotel will appeal to golfers and families who lik...

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With such a good range of facilities including a signature health spa, there is no better place to relax and enjoy a day away from the busy parks....

With a variety of on site amenities and access to a great many local attractions, the Legacy Vacation Club Lake Buena Vista Villas make the perfect choice....

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The Marriott Imperial Palms Hotel provides a friendly environment with tall palm trees, lush greenery and beautiful bright flowers, ideal for taking it easy when not visiting the busy parks....

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This luxury hotel is set in beautiful landscaped gardens with lagoon styled pools with waterfalls and is ideal if looking for a relaxing holiday combined with the easy access to all the theme parks an...

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The Marriott Royal Palms Resort is well equipped with facilities and offers comfortable accommodation with a friendly environment....

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A beautiful landscaped hotel with a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere with the added benefit of being close to the major attractions and shopping outlets....

The suites at Parc Soleil By Hilton Grand Vacations Club Hotel offer spacious accommodation, ideal for families with children who want to be close to all the action....

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The Quality Suites Lake Buena Vista Hotel are ideal for families who need a little extra space and want to be close to major attractions....

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The Radisson Lake Buena Vista Hotel offers spacious and comfortable accommodation in a good location....

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Located in Lake Buena Vista and close to the major attractions and shopping outlets, this all-suite property makes a great base for families looking for good value for money....

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Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort is a Disney Good Neighbour Hotel situated within easy access of the major theme parks and entertainment venues....

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Modern hotel combining comfortable accommodation and a location that allows easy access to the major tourist attractions and shopping outlets....

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Westgate Blue Tree Resort at Lake Buena Vista offers guests all the comforts of home with well equipped one or two bedroom apartments, all within minutes of Disney Springs. Resort amenities includes a...

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This family friendly hotel offers spacious accommodation close to many shopping and entertainment areas....

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Wyndham Bonnet Creek is not only an ideal base for those visiting the theme parks, there is so much else on offer in the surrounding area....

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Located next to Disney Springs, the hotel offers a wide range of facilities and amenities including swimming pools, restaurants and fun aquatic zone. Wyndham Garden Disney Springs shares it's locatio...

Lake Buena Vista Reviews

Holiday Date:20th Aug 2017
Accommodation:Grande Villas Resort
Room:2 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Great location, close to all main attractions. Loads of places to eat nearby.

Holiday Date:3rd Mar 2017
Accommodation:Courtyard by Marriott LBV at Vista Centre
Room:Double Or Twin - Promo
Board:Room Only
(5 suns)

Busy area, good restaurants and central to the attractions.

Holiday Date:27th Feb 2017
Accommodation:Courtyard by Marriott LBV at Vista Centre
Room:Double Or Twin - Promo
Board:Room Only
(5 suns)

Very central to the Disney parks. Lots of restaurants and shops nearby. Close to Disney Springs. Good area as a base.

Holiday Date:30th Nov 2016
Accommodation:Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Room:Double Or Twin - Water View
Board:Room Only
(5 suns)

Parking was a few minutes walk from our room and no problem finding a space. Used the hotel shuttle to the parks every day which ran mostly to time and saved 20 dollars in parking fees. The hotel is still being refurbished and there is a new cafe area and a bar overlooking the pool. Staff on reception were very helpful in finding a room for us on low floor. It is a five minute walk to Disney Springs. Would highly recommend.

Holiday Date:6th Nov 2016
Accommodation:Extended Stay America Lake Buena Vista
Room:Studio
Board:Continental Breakfast
(4 suns)

Nice place to stay.

Holiday Date:9th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Room Only
(4 suns)

Its a nice hotel, very good location, good access to the Disney parks.

Holiday Date:6th Sep 2016
Accommodation:Blue Heron Beach Resort Hotel
Room:2 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Our favourite resort.

Holiday Date:18th May 2016
Accommodation:Courtyard by Marriott LBV at Vista Centre
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Room Only
(5 suns)

Lots to do with plenty of restaurants and close to the parks.

Holiday Date:8th May 2016
Accommodation:Extended Stay America Lake Buena Vista
Room:Studio
Board:Continental Breakfast
(4 suns)

Handy for most things.

Holiday Date:29th Apr 2016
Accommodation:Grande Villas Resort
Room:2 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Perfect for restaurants with no need to drive for good night out.

Holiday Date:21st Oct 2015
Accommodation:Waldorf Astoria Orlando Hotel
Room:Family Room - Promo
Board:Room Only
(5 suns)

Very near to Disney but about 20 minutes from Universal.

Holiday Date:7th Oct 2015
Accommodation:Grande Villas Resort
Room:1 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(4 suns)

Nice enough area - not perfect, but handy for Disney, Universal, Wall-Mart and Miller's Ale House - not to mention ABC Liquor.

Holiday Date:29th Aug 2015
Accommodation:Grande Villas Resort
Room:1 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(3 suns)

Because we had no car we found the resort too far out.

Holiday Date:20th Aug 2015
Accommodation:Blue Tree Resort at Lake Buena Vista
Room:2 Bedroom Executive Suite
Board:Room Only
(5 suns)

Close to Disney, 5 mins to Seaworld and Aquatica ,10 mins to Universal. Lots of places to eat nearby and 1 or 2 Malls to please the shoppers.

Holiday Date:3rd May 2015
Accommodation:Extended Stay America Lake Buena Vista
Room:Studio
Board:Continental Breakfast
(4 suns)

Handy for exploring Orlando.

Holiday Date:3rd May 2015
Accommodation:Blue Heron Beach Resort Hotel
Room:1 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(4 suns)

This was our first time to Florida. We thought this was a great location and very central to all the locations that we were interested in.The locals were very friendly and the service was first class.

Holiday Date:29th Apr 2015
Accommodation:Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Bed & Breakfast
(5 suns)

Very convenient to go to Theme Parks, restaurants, supermarket, outlets, Downtown Disney and highways. But one still has to compare prices at different restaurants. Look at the menu first. As a christian, paid a nice visit to a lovely Basalica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe. Area is always on holiday mood.

Holiday Date:11th Feb 2015
Accommodation:Blue Heron Beach Resort Hotel
Room:2 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Lake Buena Vista area is ideal for Disney World, very close by.

Holiday Date:14th Nov 2014
Accommodation:Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Room:Double Or Twin - Disney View
Board:Room Only
(4 suns)

The hotel was quiet the week we were there. Very good location to downtown Disney.

Holiday Date:5th Nov 2014
Accommodation:Extended Stay America Lake Buena Vista
Room:Studio
Board:Continental Breakfast
(4 suns)

Again a very handy spot to be in, if you want a bit more lively spot then stay on International Drive.

Holiday Date:4th Nov 2014
Accommodation:Courtyard by Marriott LBV at Vista Centre
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Room Only
(5 suns)

Very handy for food shopping and a variety of eating places.

Holiday Date:11th Oct 2014
Accommodation:Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Room Only
(4 suns)

Hotel in great location opposite Downtown Disney. Not far from Crossroads with choice of shops and restaurants. Close to Disney Parks with good free shuttle service. We used the shuttle everyday to avoid high parking fees in the parks.

Holiday Date:11th Oct 2014
Accommodation:Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Room Only
(4 suns)

Good base for all the Disney parks, lots of restaurants and shops in the area, good transport options and lots going on.

Holiday Date:11th Oct 2014
Accommodation:Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Room Only
(4 suns)

Great area to stay, close to the Disney parks and good restaurants close by. Regular bus transport to all the parks free of charge.

Holiday Date:9th Sep 2014
Accommodation:Grande Villas Resort
Room:1 Bedroom Apt
Board:Room Only
(5 suns)

Good central location, great for the Disney parks.

Holiday Date:21st Aug 2014
Accommodation:Blue Heron Beach Resort Hotel
Room:2 Bedroom Suite
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Loads to do around where we stayed, plenty of local shops and restaurants so we could eat without needing the car. Lots of shopping malls close by. Nice to come back to after being in the parks, really relaxed area, would definitely stay again.

Holiday Date:17th Jul 2014
Accommodation:Blue Tree Resort at Lake Buena Vista
Room:2 Bedroom Executive Suite
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Ideally placed for all of the Disney and Universal parks. Plenty of bars and restaurants around. Would definitely recommend staying here again, and will do next time we travel to Florida.

Holiday Date:15th May 2014
Accommodation:Blue Heron Beach Resort Hotel
Room:2 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(4 suns)

Nice but a bit pricey.

Holiday Date:14th May 2014
Accommodation:Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Room:Resort View - Resort View
Board:Room Only
(4 suns)

Very good central area for all of the Disney parks. Good choice of restaurants and shops in the area.

Holiday Date:8th Feb 2014
Accommodation:Blue Heron Beach Resort Hotel
Room:2 Bedroom Suite
Board:Self Catering
(3 suns)

The hotel is in a prime location, lots of places to eat and shop. However the road outside always seems to be busy, you struggle to get out of the drive, as for getting back in across 3 lanes of traffic, almost impossible, not hotels fault though.

Holiday Date:12th Nov 2013
Accommodation:Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Room Only
(5 suns)

First class location, all Disney locations and eating houses nearby.

Holiday Date:11th Oct 2013
Accommodation:Staybridge Suites Lake Buena Vista
Room:1 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Loads of restaurants in close proximity and an Alehouse along with all the necessary grocery stores. Close to Disney/Universal and all main attractions.

Holiday Date:25th Sep 2013
Accommodation:Courtyard by Marriott LBV at Vista Centre
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Room Only
(5 suns)

Very pleasant neighbourhood with good choice of restaurants and shops. Typhoon lagoon and downtown Disney about ten minutes in the car and easy to get to all the Disney parks from here. Premium outlets nearby and Florida mall about twenty minutes in the car.

Holiday Date:15th Sep 2013
Accommodation:Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Room Only
(4 suns)

More a group of hotels than a resort. Downtown Disney and Pleasure Island will be even better when Disney complete the new full regeneration which will see it become 4 times larger!

Holiday Date:8th Sep 2013
Accommodation:Holiday Inn Orlando Disney Springs Area
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Room Only
(5 suns)

Area great for downtown Disney and crossroads.

Holiday Date:30th Jun 2013
Accommodation:Sheraton Vistana Resort
Room:2 Bedroom Villa
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Parks not far. Taxi service excellent and fair. Loads to do and see. Excellent resort.

Holiday Date:16th Apr 2013
Accommodation:Comfort Inn Lake Buena Vista
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Continental Breakfast
(5 suns)

You can walk to several restaurants in this area and is more upmarket than International Drive. Closest hotels to the Disney area.

Holiday Date:7th Mar 2013
Accommodation:Courtyard by Marriott LBV at Vista Centre
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Room Only
(4 suns)

Good safe area. Close to the parks. Lots of restaurants nearby and close to road links if you want to go further afield. Used to stay in Kissimmee but Lake Buena Vista is far better for families.

Holiday Date:11th Nov 2012
Accommodation:Extended Stay America Lake Buena Vista
Room:Studio Suite
Board:Continental Breakfast
(5 suns)

Having stayed here for the last 12 years, we find it very convenient.

Holiday Date:19th Aug 2012
Accommodation:Staybridge Suites Lake Buena Vista
Room:Suite 2 Bedroom-trio Room
Board:Continental Breakfast
(5 suns)

Locations very close to Disney without it being over powering. Quality and facilities are very good and would stay in this area again without question.

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Beaches

Although there are no beaches as such in Lake Buena Vista, there are many great beaches in Florida and two of the best are just over an hour away.

Cocoa Beach not only offers a clean, safe environment for your family to sunbathe and swim but there are many shops, cafes/bars, picnic areas, showers and toilets and plenty of parking.

Daytona Beach is also just over an hour away and is one of the few beaches in Florida where you can actually drive and park your vehicle on the sand. Not only does Daytona Beach offer miles and miles of golden sand but there is a boardwalk, pier and many child friendly attractions. There is loads to see and do in Daytona itself eg the Speedway, so it is worth making the trip.

Things to Do

Lake Buena Vista offers easy access to all the Disney Theme parks and attractions.

Disney Springs is home to many shops, restaurants, bars, clubs and a cinema. La Nouba's Cirque du Soleil is also situated at Disney Springs. Guests of all ages will be mesmerised by the amazing performances by the various artists.

Enjoy exploring the different lands and creatures of Disney's Animal Kingdom. This is the largest of the Disney theme parks and covers more than 500 acres so you can just imagine how much fun you can have here. There are over 1700 animals here and a great variety of shows and adventures for all to enjoy.

Take a trip behind the scenes at Disney's Hollywood Studios and watch the movies come to life. If you dare, ride on the Hollywood Tower of Terror or the Rock 'n' Roller Coaster or if you prefer you can enjoy one of the many shows such as Indiana Jones or Muppet Vision. After dinner at one of the many restaurants you can watch the fantastic light show which is just the perfect way to end your night.

Disney's Magic Kingdom is just full of magical attractions to suit the whole family. There is so much to see and do for little princes and princesses of all ages. From character greetings to beautiful princess makeovers, there is no end of fun and it is impossible to pack it into just one day.

Disney's Epcot combines the imagination and excitement of Future World with the various cultures in the countries that can be found round the World Showcase. World Showcase gives you a little taste of what it may be like in other countries and gives you the chance to try different foods and learn a little about different cultures.

The two Disney waterparks, Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon are great fun and an ideal way to cool down. There are height restrictions on some of the water rides but there is still plenty for everyone to enjoy. These parks can get really busy so it is advisable to visit early on before it gets too busy and indeed too hot.

There are many golf courses in the area, some of which are Disney courses such as Lake Buena Vista Golf Course and Magnolia Golf Course and some are not such as Grand Cypress Golf Course. If you do fancy a game of golf, it is always best to book ahead to avoid disappointment.

A fun alternative to an 18 hole game of golf is crazy golf. There are a couple of Disney courses, Disney's Winter Summerland Mini Golf and Fantasia Gardens Mini Golf and the non Disney option would be Pirates Cove. There are many others to choose from nearby.

Out and About

There are lots of souvenir shops and grocery shops dotted around the place but if you want to do some serious shopping, visit one of the Outlet Malls where you can be sure to pick up a bargain or two.

There are lots of restaurants in the area, most of which offer American cuisine but there are different options such as Chinese, Italian, Mexican and many more. While there are no nightclubs as such at Disney Springs, there are plenty of places to enjoy a drink and enjoy the entertainment at the likes of Raglan Road and House of Blues.

Many of the local events and festivals take place in Disney, such as the Disney Marathon Weekend in January, Epcot's International Flower and Garden Show which takes place in March to May and later in the year Epcot host their Food and Wine Festival. There are also extra events at Halloween and Christmas and of course extra special fireworks to celebrate Independence Day on 4th July. Park admission is needed for most of these events.

Nearby Attractions

If you want a change from Disney, why not visit the two Universal Theme Parks which are approx 16km from the Lake Buena Vista area. Both parks provide plenty of thrills and excitement for all the family and there is also Citywalk which is full of restaurants, clubs and entertainment venues.

Seaworld is also close by and as well as the many animal exhibits, there are many rides for all the family and plenty of shows and other attractions.

For something a bit different, get up close to the alligators for a taste of the real Florida. As well as the various shows and attractions, Gatorland is home to one of the best zip lines in the USA. Soaring through the sky at a great height will give you some fantastic birds eye views.

Florida's Legoland is the largest Legoland park in the world and is approx 55km away. There are restaurants, shops and over 50 rides, shows and attractions. There is also a botanical gardens and a waterpark too.

NASA's launch headquarters, Kennedy Space Centre is just over an hour away and gives you the opportunity to tour launch areas, see giant rockets, train in spaceflight simulators, meet a veteran astronaut and if you are lucky enough, view a launch.

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