The magnificent sun kissed Florida is a dream holiday destination for beach lovers, thrill seekers, city breakers and families alike. The Sunshine State is home to world class theme parks, spectacular beaches, sub-tropical islands, sparkling waters, an abundance of national parks, dazzling cities, vibrant culture and unique wildlife. If you’re seeking to explore all that Florida has to offer then why not try a multi centre holiday to the Sunshine State.
By booking a twin centre holiday
you can please everyone, the kids who want to visit the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, and the parents who want to experience the culture and breathtaking beaches of Miami. Why not fly into Orlando to visit Mickey Mouse, then head down south to Miami for some sightseeing and sunbathing? Here is our guide to the two world-class cities for you to enjoy, holiday inspiration for your next multi centre holiday.
Multi Centre Stop 1: Orlando
is coined the “capital city” for family entertainment, home to more theme parks than anywhere else in the world, it is the ideal location for families and friends looking to experience thrills, excitement and an epic adventure. More than 50,000 acres of the Orlando region is covered in amusement parks, the largest of the theme parks are Universal Studios Orlando and Walt Disney World Resort.
Orlando is the home of Walt Disney World, comprised of six parks, two entertainment districts and over 20 Disney Resort Hotels. From the moment that you arrive at Walt Disney World you will be filled with happiness and magic. Spend your time here exploring the Disney Parks, for the thrill seekers head to Splash Mountain or the Star Wars 3D simulator. For those of you seeking family entertainment enjoy a ride on Peter Pan’s Flight or Frozen Ever After adventure.
For the movie buffs amongst you head to Universal Orlando Resort to go behind the scenes of your favourite movies and experience incredible entertainment in its two spectacular parks. Fancy becoming a wizard for the day? Head to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter where you can explore Diagon Alley.
If you’re after an incredible shopping experience then head to International Drive, filled with shops, attractions, activities and entertainment - a great family day out.
Once you have explored all of Orlando’s amazing theme parks and need a break from the hustle and bustle of the crowds, why not head out of Orlando towards Kissimmee to enjoy an airboat tour through the marsh and swamp land. For the golf lovers out there, Orlando is home to 170 golf courses - a true golfer’s paradise.
When it comes to accommodation Orlando is filled to the brim with spectacular accommodation options for all budgets - whether you’re looking for a beautiful resort
, themed hotel
or a private villa - there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Orlando boats over 400 hotels, 20 of these are located within Walt Disney World - all of which are unique themed hotels offering enjoyment for all ages. If you’re looking for a bit more privacy and relaxation during your stay in Orlando then check out our Disney Area Executive Plus Homes and Orlando Villas
- located just a short drive from the exciting theme parks of Orlando.
After you’ve exhausted all the excitement that Orlando has to offer, it is time to head down the Florida coast to the cosmopolitan city of Miami. Although the drive may seem daunting to many, the 3.5 hour drive will fly by as you head down Florida’s Southeast coast - you’ll pass some amazing cities and beaches. Why not stop off in the beautiful Fort Lauderdale to explore the “Venice” like waterways and beautiful beaches.
Multi Centre Stop 2: Miami
After your adventure down the Southeast coast you will reach the vibrant coastal city of Miami
. This cosmopolitan city is home to turquoise waters, gorgeous white sand beaches, vibrant culture, trendy nightlife, shopping galore and impressive architecture. There are endless things to explore during your stay in Miami, see more things to do in Miami here
During your stay in Miami you have to take a trip to Miami Beach
, the world famous resort city is located just off the coast of Miami. Whilst you’re here visit the incredible Art Deco District - filled with beautiful pastel coloured buildings dating back to the 1920s. Ocean Drive should be your next stop, where brightly lit bars collide with the beachfront, stroll along here and stop to enjoy a cocktail, or mocktail, in one of the ultra trendy bars.
Another must see on the island of Miami Beach is the world famous South Beach
, situated on the southern tip of the island, this beach is the trendy hotspot for people of all ages to enjoy. With miles of white sandy beach available, visitors will be able to find a spot to bask in the warm sunshine and enjoy the clear waters all year round.
Miami is famous for its sunshine and blue waters, so why not rent a boat or go on a tour around Biscayne Bay to admire spectacular views of the Miami skyline.
If you’re looking for a burst of Cuban Culture head to Little Havana in Downtown Miami. Calle Ocho is famous for its delicious Cuban restaurants, shops, sights and culture.
Miami is also home to a growing arts and cultural scene, take some time to explore Downtown Miami’s art galleries, museums and street art collection. The Wynwood neighborhood is a must see for art lovers out there, home to galleries, museums and attractions for visitors of all ages to enjoy.
Orlando and Miami are two of Florida’s most popular destinations, and that is no surprise as both cities have something spectacular and unique to offer. If you’re seeking a holiday where you can experience both the thrills of the theme parks and the chic, laid back vibe of a city then a Multi Centre holiday to Orlando and Miami
is perfect for you!