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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Orlando

The “Theme Park Capital of the World” offers education and fun for all.

Here are some interesting facts about Orlando you probably didn’t know!

  1. The Wheel at ICON Park is the tallest observational wheel on the United States’ East Coast.
  1. Madame Tussauds was founded in 1835 by wax sculptor Anna Maria “Marie” Tussaud, whose first sculpture was of Francois Voltaire.
  1. The beautiful horses seen at Medieval Times work with the Master of Horses for years and are paired with their respective knights based on their personalities. A horse could serve a knight for 12 years or more!
  1. SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium has a registered charity, The SEA LIFE Trust, which supports their conservation efforts and the protection of marine wildlife and habitats.
  1. If you look hard enough, you might spot a secret wall you can walk straight through to Platform 9 ¾ at the Hogwarts Express in Universal Orlando Resort.
  1. Gatorland, known as “The Alligator Capital of the World” is a 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve and is home to the largest collection of extremely rare white leucistic alligators.
  1. Students can learn the secrets of the Blue Man Group with a Theater Talkback after a performance at Universal CityWalk.
  1. Since 1971, the total miles logged by Walt Disney World monorail trains would be equal to more than 30 round trips to the moon.

Which Orlando attraction are you going to seek out first?



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