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5 Fun Southern U.S. Travel Ideas for Families

Orlando Area

The Orlando area's reputation as being replete with attractions sure to please kids of all ages is well-earned. Among the Walt Disney World Resort's entertainment offerings are the Magic Kingdom, Epcot Center, Typhoon Lagoon and Animal Kingdom.

It can be hard to decide what to do in Orlando with so many no-to-be-missed attractions. Other exciting opportunities nearby include Sea World, Discovery Cove, Busch Gardens, Cirque du Soleil, Universal Studios Florida, Daytona Beach, Kennedy Space Center and Bok Tower Gardens.

If all that's not enough, the Orlando Museum of Art and the Orlando Science Center are two of the city's cultural attractions. Families can also take a spin on an airboat tour, ride in a hot air balloon or sit back and enjoy some dinner theatre. Plus, there are tons of malls and golf courses to fill in any spare time you might have left.