Fans of the Big and Small Screens Find Exciting Attractions in Orlando
Is the love story of Rose and Jack on the world’s most famous ocean liner one of your favorites? Do you long to solve a case like Grissom? How would you like to have a photo op with one of your favorite stars? No need to travel to California to be immersed in the glitz and glam of Hollywood. Your dreams can come true right in the heart of Orlando, Florida.
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
Be transported back over 100 years to April 14, 1912 as you stroll through Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. Actors, dressed in period customs will take you on a guided tour of full-scale Titanic recreations such as the Grand Staircase, a First Class Cabin and the Boiler. You are able to view over 400 artifacts, including “Little Big Piece” (the second largest piece of Titanic ever recovered). If that isn’t enough, you can reserve your seat at the Titanic Gala Dinner. Each Friday and Saturday night, guests can enjoy a scrumptious dinner as “Molly Brown”, Captain Smith and other passengers reenact the legendary ship and the night of it’s tragic demise. Call 407-248-1166 for tickets and reservations.
CSI: The Experience
Is the drama of the lab and crime scene investigation more your style? Then head over to CSI: The Experience. This unique attraction, based on the “CSI” television shows, allows guests the chance to test their sleuthing and lab skills. You begin your investigation in one of three crime scenes. After you leave the crime scene you’ll visit the medical examiner and inspect evidence in the lab. Along the way you’ll be guided by videos featuring forensic scientists and TV show cast members. To complete the investigation you’ll be asked to submit a report on your findings. Your hard work will pay off in the end, you’ll be rewarded with a diploma. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling 407-226-7220.
Madame Tussauds Orlando
For the ultimate celebrity experience, you won’t want to miss a visit to Madam Tussauds (opens May 4, 2015). Come meet the stars! Everyone from historical figures and famous scientists, to today’s top celebrities of music, sports, tv and film. Okay, you’re not meeting the actual celebrities; Madam Tussauds showcases a brilliant collection of wax figures. The detailed artistry that goes into creating these figures is amazing. So detailed in fact, that when you show that selfie you took with your favorite star, you’ll be the trending topic on social media! Tickets can be purchased as part of an Orlando ticket package or standard tickets are sold as well.
Be sure to include one or all of these experiences during your next visit to Orlando. With this much star power, you’ll be signing autographs before you know it!
Written by Kelly Barnes – As a travel agent Kelly combines her love of travel with her strengths in planning and organizing towards helping others. She specializes in Disney and Florida family vacations. As your dedicated vacation planner, Kelly will not only help you plan your vacation, but will help you create memories to last a lifetime. Book your next vacation with Kelly at 980-429-4499 or kellyb@destinationsinflorida.