Orlando in the state of Florida was a tranquil quiet little town enhanced with lush farmlands and many orange groves. Orlando’s quiet facade was permanently interrupted with the arrival of Orlando Disney World in 1971 with much fanfare. Suddenly the entire world noticed Orlando which was a fairly unknown town to people outside America. Ever since virtually 50 million people take a trip to Orlando every year to have a taste of Disney’s magic and to sample Disney’s world popular thrill park rides.
Below are simply a few of the numerous thrill park rides in Orlando that are bring in many travelers.
In the fantasy Magic Kingdom, go for an outdoor, narrated river watercraft cruise into the jungle where you get to satisfy audio-animatronic hippopotamus, elephants & lions. You will travel the rivers of 4 continents and will come across exotic animals in jungle and old ruins settings.
While still feeling daring, make a beeline to the Pirates of the Caribbean amusement park proclaimed to be among the most popular thrill rides for vacationers in Disney World. The Pirates of the Caribbean has actually amused millions of visitors on a thrilling journey with dark, mysterious caverns and caverns where ‘dead guys tell no tales’. Or do they? Go discover out for yourself at the Pirates of the Caribbean.
The about nine minute excitement ride, starring a cast of rascals, scoundrels and bad guys send visitors on a rollicking boat flight to a Caribbean port under siege by a swashbuckling band of pirates.
After your escape from the pirates, you could desire to soar into the sky with the Magic Carpets of Aladdin. Aladdin was a much loved and popular movie that inspires this thrill flight. Set in a world of flying carpets, genies and magic lights of the Arabian knights, visitors will be sent out flying on an Arabian themed experience with a young Aladdin.
We get down to earth or rather into earth next at the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad flight in Frontierland. Take this thrilling roller-coaster ride with the canyons and caverns of a deserted gold mine, on a runaway mine train. Swoop through the 179-foot-high red stone mountain and on to Tumbleweed, a flooded mining town of the wild wild west.
Right alongside the Big Thunder Railroad trip is the Slash Mountain ride. This trip features unique effects that provide the show its animated quality a heart-stopping finale.
Splash Mountain stars a cast of 68 Audio-Animatronics characters, one of the largest groups of animated figures ever assembled in a Walt Disney World tourist attraction. To begin the 11-minute journey flight, visitors will need to climb up on board an eight-person flume log to traverse the canals of a flooded mountain.
The experience is loaded with twists, turns and sprays of thrilling excitement. It culminates when visitors, tucked into their flume logs, plunge over the top of a high spillway, whizzing from the mountaintop to a briar-covered pond 5 tales below. You will certainly get extremely damp with the 50 feet plunge. Well, this is a Splash ride as its name recommended after all. You have been warned.
There are lots of even more rides in Orlando and to explain them in words will be doing injustices to the rides of which the magic can just be experienced when you take the rides on your Orlando vacation.