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Top 10 Attractions in Orlando!

This upcoming April, Nevada DECA members will be going to Orlando, Florida for the 2015 International Career Development Conference! Orlando is the prime location for a magical ICDC. With the estimated 52 million tourists a year, Orlando has an abundance of places to see and things to do for people of all ages. Without further ado, here are ten things you should definitely try in Orlando!

Universal's Islands of Adventure

Universal's Islands of Adventure features some of the most groundbreaking rides and attractions ever made on seven stunningly themed islands: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Marvel Super Hero Island, Toon Lagoon, Jurassic Park, The Lost Continent, Seuss Landing, and Port of Entry.

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Downtown Disney

Its World of Disney shop alone makes a great place to grab souvenirs for all of your friends and family back home! Downtown Disney is also dappled with shopping kiosks and restaurants to unwind and eat a fantastic meal at! There's even an "amateur paleontologist" pit where kids can unearth fossils for fun -- free of charge.

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Within Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park, guests can visit the iconic Hogwarts castle and explore Hogsmeade village. Furthermore, now open at Universal Studios Florida theme park, guests can enter Diagon Alley to enjoy a brand new ride, all-new magical experiences, and more. Get ready to explore more of Harry Potter’s world than ever before!

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Epcot

One of the Disney World’s major theme park, Epcot, has 2 distinct realms: Future World, which features technological innovations, and World Showcase, which shares with guests the culture and cuisine of 11 countries: Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, the United States, Japan, Morocco, France, United Kingdom, and Canada.

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Disney’s Boardwalk

Instrumentalists and musicians provide free entertainment nightly on Disney’s Boardwalk. Near many Disney hotels in Orlando, the free attraction, which resembles a 1930's boardwalk in an Atlantic coast village, is a popular pre- and post- dinner destination.

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SeaWorld Orlando 

When combined with its neighbors, Discovery Cove and Aquatica, Seaworld Parks is an entertainment complex that is a must-see for all ages. In 2013, SeaWorld Orlando hosted an estimated 5.1 million guests, ranking it as the tenth most visited amusement park in the United States and the nineteenth worldwide.

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Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom is divided into six themed lands. This magical attraction is designed like a wheel, with the hub in front of Cinderella Castle; pathways spoke out across the 107 acres of the park and lead to these six lands. Walt Disney World Railroad runs along the perimeter of the park and makes stops at Main Street, U.S.A., Frontierland, and Fantasyland.

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CityArts Factory

CityArts is downtown's largest collective of art galleries where guests will find local and international works of art. This 20,000-square-foot destination welcomes 50,000 visitors a year. The best part is, admission is free Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. One thing's for sure: you'll walk out with a smile on your face.

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Orlando Science Center

With four floors of exciting exhibits, amazing giant screen movies, and engaging live programming, the Science Center is the perfect visiting destination. The Orlando Science Center is truly one of the great activities for Orlando visitors.

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Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Originally based in London, this museum has branches in a number of major cities, including Orlando! Founded by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud, the wax museum is known for recreating life size wax models of historical and royal figures, film stars, sports stars and infamous murderers.

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