There’s so much to do in and around Orlando that two weeks often isn’t enough to squeeze it all in. Millions come here every year, not only for nearby Disney World and Universal Studios (not to mention the Space Coast just an hour away) but town-sized shopping malls, global cuisine and clear, sunny skies.
At feeding time, get up close and personal with the dolphins at Sea World.
Must eat at:
Sweet Tomatoes, not far from International Drive, plays host to the most incredible vegetarian buffet anywhere in the South – plus pastas, soups... oh yes, and desserts.
Must be there for:
Get down and dirty with a mighty yee-hah at the legendary Silver Spurs Rodeo, held twice a year in February and June.
· Visit the Mall at Millennia for a true shopper’s paradise! With over 150 shops - from Chanel to Abercrombie & Fitch - be prepared to shop till you drop.
· Hire a car and head out East for the ultimate boys’ trip to see the ultimate boys’ toys at Kennedy Space Centre, where you can get up close and personal with a Saturn V rocket.
British citizens can normally enter the US for business, pleasure or transit using the US Government’s Visa Waiver Program. A range of very specific conditions apply to this programme, and you can find out more here http://www.usembassy.org.uk/cons_new/visa/niv/vwp.html
If you intend to travel to the US using the Visa Waiver Program from 12th January 2009, you’ll need to get an electronic travel authorisation before you go. The US Embassy website has more information
|Time zone:||GMT -5 hours|
|Good for:||Singles, Families with pre-school children, Over 60s, Couples, Families with school age children|
|Holiday type||Beach, Winter sun, Summer sun|
|Weather||Average maximum temperature: 28°C (annual)
Rainfall: 1740mm a year