With the summer of 2019 fast approaching, families headed to Orlando will discover that there are a host of new attractions that are perfect for the smallest visitors.
Major expansions at the theme parks promise fun and excitement around every corner – giving kids a chance to meet Cookie Monster or even join Emmet and the stars of The Lego Movie on a flying adventure.
Families will find their perfect vacation, whether they are seeking budget-friendly activities, resorts with childcare or simply the most unforgettable family memories.
This year welcomes more attractions than ever for little ones, at all the major theme parks and beyond. Beloved characters, exciting rides and immersive lands await, making it the perfect time for an Orlando trip. And here’s just a sample of what’s in store for summer visitors to Orlando:
Walt Disney World Resort’s new Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy is a live show now open in Hollywood Studios, featuring beloved characters from the Cars movie series like Lightning McQueen and Tow Mater. A new Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique location, which transforms kids into princesses or knights, is set to open at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa this summer.
SeaWorld Orlando brought a beloved world to life with the opening of Sesame Street in March, just in time for the show’s 50th anniversary. Families can explore six acres of the iconic neighborhood, including the famous 123 stoop. Big Bird leads story time for children in his nest, while SeaWorld’s first daily parade draws kids into a dance party with Elmo and other characters.
LEGOLAND Florida Resort debuted Lego Movie World, making it the perfect spot for fans of the popular 2014 film. One of the largest additions ever made to the park, the land includes three new attractions based on worlds within the film: Unikitty’s Disco Drop, Battle of Bricksburg and The Lego Movie Masters of Flight, a unique 180-degree rotating theater attraction with additional 4D elements. For the smallest guests, there’s a spaceship-themed playground and character interactions.
Fun Spot America will add a 4,000-square-foot splash pad this summer, offering 30 interactive features from fountains to moving sprays for little ones to run around in. Admission will be included in the attraction’s all-day arm-band pass.
For more information, vacation planning help and tips for traveling with little ones, go to www.VisitOrlando.ca.