Plant City is in an ideal location, right in the heart of everything Florida has to offer including all the world famous attractions associated with Orlando which is just over an hours drive away. This is perfect for a family holiday as you will be spoilt for choice by everything the area has to offer from Walt Disney World to Orlando’s Sea World, Universal Studios and the Magic Kingdom as well as the Epcot Centre, Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the Islands of Adventure theme park.
Walt Disney World is one of the oldest and best known of all these attractions with visitors flocking here from all over the world for a once in a lifetime trip that will never be forgotten by the adults as well as the children in your party. However, it is difficult to get an idea of how vast this attraction is and how large an area it actually covers until you experience it for yourself. Experience all the magic of the movies at Disney’s Hollywood Studios – spanning 135 acres in itself – where all the attractions are themed on blockbuster film franchises such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Star wars and Toy Story as well as those influenced by popular TV shows featuring much loved characters like the Muppets. Explore Hollywood through the ages as you move through the park’s eight sections that consist of themed areas representing different decades, from the Hollywood heydays of the thirties and forties to the high technology of modern day animation and movie. You will find all the glitz and glamour of days gone by on Hollywood and Sunset Boulevard, alongside Streets of America, Echo Lake and Commissary Lane before discovering all the modern wonders of today’s special effects and 3D imagery with Pixar Place, Mickey Avenue and the Animation Courtyard areas.
Orlando’s Universal Resort and Parks is the second biggest attraction of its kind after Disney World and is comprised of two main theme parks, a complex for night-time entertainments and several hotels on its grounds. Similar to its larger counterpart, it is split into sections that consist of Hollywood, Production Central, New York, San Francisco, World Expo and Woody Woodpecker’s Kid zone, each of which have also been inspired by the world of movies, television and music. One of the latest additions to the park is the Wizarding World of Harry Potter which pays homage to the JK Rowling books and movie franchise with rides and attractions featuring all the favorite characters and locations associated with the school boy wizard. This was opened to the public in 2009 and has proved to be one of the most popular attractions for visitors, where it can be accessed via the Islands of Adventure area of the resort. The greater Orlando area, in which it is located, is within easy access of Plant City via Interstate 4 where it can be found on a large plot of land that borders the highway itself.