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01/10/2018

Orlando's Top Outdoor Activities to Enjoy During March Break

Visitors Can Take Advantage of Special "Deals Made for Canadians" 

 

ORLANDO - Fla. - Sunny Orlando's clear blue skies and year-round sunshine invite Canadians to escape the frigid weather and post-holiday blues with a March Break getaway to the Theme Park Capital of the World®. And, with Visit Orlando's exclusive deals, including special Deals Made for Canadians, visitors can take advantage of some of the best pre-summer prices. From splashy fun at some of Orlando's coolest pools, to open-air activities like biking and ziplining, visitors can enjoy a myriad of outdoor activities in the sunshine. For more information about these experiences, go to VisitOrlando.com/blog

 

Deals Made for Canadians

  • Universal Orlando Resort - Canadian residents can enjoy five days of fun at three parks - Universal Studios Florida, Universal's Islands of Adventure and the all-new Universal's Volcano Bay water theme park including on-site accommodations and early park access starting at $99 per person, per night.
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  • Walt Disney World Resort - Canadian residents can save 20% on four-day or longer tickets.
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  • SeaWorld Orlando - Buy one park and receive a 2nd park FREE.
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  • Coca-Cola Orlando Eye - Buy one adult ticket and receive ticket of equal or lesser value FREE.
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    Cool Pools

    With warm temperatures throughout the winter, holidaymakers can work on their tans at one of Orlando's coolest pools. First-rate lazy rivers are offered at the retro-chic Cabana Bay Beach Resort and JW Marriott Orlando Resort, Grande Lakes. For some solitude, the tranquil adults-only swimming pools at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort or Hilton Orlando offer some respite.

     

    Outdoor Recreation

    Outdoor activities around the destination - like biking along West Orange Trail in historic downtown Winter Garden, ziplining through the Florida pines at Forever Florida - Ziplines & Adventures in the Wild! and enjoying the Scenic Boat Tour in picturesque Winter Park - offer the chance to create warm family memories. High-end views aboard Orlando Balloon Rides and wild adventures through Orlando's natural beauty at Wild Florida and Boggy Creek Airboat Rides also give the chance to take in the fresh air and appreciate the favorable weather.

     

    Dining Al Fresco

    Countless eateries throughout Orlando offer plenty of opportunities to enjoy the nice weather. Relax Grill at Lake Eola offers picturesque views of the iconic downtown lake, with opportunities to take a post-meal stroll. Paddlefish at Disney Springs, invites diners to take a seat on deck to feast on seafood delicacies. In Lake Nona, Canvas Restaurant & Market is the place to savor dishes influenced by Florida's Southern and Latin American roots on Canvas' tranquil deck, which offers a dynamite view of beautiful Lake Nona.

     

    New Attractions Worth Discovering

    With some of the largest expansions in theme park history opening in the past year, now is the perfect time to enjoy all of the new attractions including:

     

  • Pandora -The World of AVATAR, new Avatar-inspired land at Disney's Animal Kingdom, features floating mountains, bioluminescent rainforests and a Banshee flying attraction, as well as new after-dark entertainment.
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  • Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon at Universal Studios Florida takes guests on a journey from the deepest subway tunnels to the tallest skyscrapers. And opening spring, Fast & Furious - Supercharged will take guests on a high-octane adventure into the world of underground racing, right alongside stars from the Fast & Furious films. New water theme park Universal's Volcano Bay offers innovative, thrilling attractions, peaceful moments of relaxation and an entirely new guest experience.
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  • Kraken Unleashed is SeaWorld Orlando's first digitally-enhanced ride experience. Transformed into a virtual reality (VR) roller coaster experience in 2017, the ride takes guests on a deep sea mission alongside sea creatures inspired by extinct and legendary animals of the past.
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  • LEGO NINJAGO World - The new immersive land is a training ground for future ninjas, including an interactive ride where guests blast fire, lightning and ice with their hands.
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  • New on I-Drive: Topgolf Orlando is a 65,000-square-foot venue with 230 high-definition flat-screen TVs, 102 climate-controlled hitting bays that can host up to six players at one time, and advanced technology to track the accuracy and distance of players' shots. Next door is Andretti Indoor Karting & Games, an indoor go-kart facility featuring electronic go-karting, zip lines, bowling, racing simulators, a ‘sky bar,' rock climbing, laser tag and restaurant.  
  • Special Events

    Annual events throughout the destination bring festive fun for visitors of all ages. Some of the most looked-forward-to Orlando festivals include:

     

  • Mardi Gras at Universal Studios Florida
    Feb. 3 – Apr. 7
    Enjoy parades each night with outrageous street performers, colorful costumes and countless beads flying through the air. Hear tunes from authentic New Orleans bands or catch some of the biggest names in music live in concert, while chowing down on mouthwatering Cajun food.
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  • Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival at Walt Disney World Resort
    Feb. 28 - May 28
    The 2018 festival, which takes place during the 35th anniversary of Epcot, will showcase millions of brilliant blossoms, flavor-rich cuisine from 15 Outdoor Kitchens, Disney topiary stars, interactive play gardens and live chart-topping musical acts during the Garden Rocks Concert Series.
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  • SeaWorld's Seven Seas Food Festival
    Feb. 17 - April 15
    Every Saturday, guests can sip and sample their way around the world of international coastal cuisine while enjoying craft beers, paired wines and specialty entertainment. The fun extends beyond the food with live performances each Saturday from top country, rock and Latin music artists.
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    For more information about how Visit Orlando can help banish winter woes, visit VisitOrlando.ca.