8 Central Florida Theme Parks That Aren't Disney but Are Worth a Visit

Universal Orlando Resort

Comprising Universal Studios Orlando, Islands of Adventure, and Volcano Bay, with the upcoming Epic Universe. Offers diverse attractions from Harry Potter's world to thrilling rides and immersive experiences.

Volcano Bay:

Universal's water park featuring Krakatau volcano, offering thrilling slides, lazy rivers, and Waturi Beach. Ideal for families seeking tropical-themed water adventures in a landscaped setting.


LEGOLAND Florida is a haven for LEGO enthusiasts, showcasing detailed LEGO replicas in Miniland USA, thrilling rides like Coastersaurus and Ninjago, and cooling fun at the LEGOLAND Water Park, providing a full day of adventure.

Wild Florida

Wild Florida offers diverse wildlife experiences including airboat rides, feeding baby gators, aviary visits, and sloth encounters, providing exciting and educational activities for families amidst Florida’s natural beauty.

Peppa Pig Theme Park:

Within LEGOLAND complex, tailored for preschoolers with gentle rides and interactive Peppa Pig attractions. Certified Autism Center providing inclusive experiences and sensory guides.

SeaWorld Orlando:

Known for marine exhibits and rides like Manta. Features Dolphin Nursery and sister parks Discovery Cove, offering all-inclusive dolphin encounters, and Aquatica.

Discovery Cove:

Limited daily access for intimate experiences like swimming with dolphins, snorkeling, and aviary visits. Provides a serene escape with personalized service amidst tropical landscapes.

Adventure Island

Adventure Island in Tampa Bay is a waterpark filled with high-speed slides like the Rip Tide and relaxing attractions like the Rambling Bayou, making it a perfect destination to cool off and enjoy water adventures.