Get a pen ready to mark your calendar: there’s a lot coming to Florida in 2018. From thrills to food to show-tunes and margaritas enjoyed poolside, you won’t want to miss a thing. Here’s 6 of the top attractions you can look forward to opening this coming year:
Margaritaville Resort Orlando
This ginormous waterfront destination sporting the “island escapism” lifestyle best akin to Jimmy Buffet is set to open in Kissimmee this coming year. In addition to 187 guest rooms, the resort will offer a slew of vacation homes, luxury condominiums, and timeshares for your staying pleasure. A shopping and entertainment complex, 12-acre water-park, beach bikes, sandy shores, and a lagoon-style pool promise to please.
StarFlyer at the Vue at 360
At 450 feet tall, the highly-anticipated StarFlyer will reign in as the world’s tallest swing attraction when it opens next year. The ride, which is located at Orlando’s Vue at 360, will offer stunning views and chilling thrills.
Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill
Famous Chef Wolfgang Puck is set to open a new restaurant at Disney Springs this coming summer. The menu will offer laid-back California vibes with a succulent array of innovative comfort food concepts, in addition to wine, beer, and craft cocktails.
Lin Manuel Miranda’s Broadway blockbuster is going on tour! Critically-acclaimed Hamilton will be showing at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts as a part of its 2018-2019 show season. You won’t want to throw away your shot at catching this performance!
Jinya Ramen Bar
Jinya has been delighting ramen enthusiasts all across America, and now, Orlando’s Thornton Park is getting in on the action too! Choose from Spicy Tonkatsu ramen with pork chashu, or go for the Spicy Creamy Vegan ramen with garlic and chili oil. Whatever you choose, just be sure to arrive early– Jinya restaurants tend to fill up quick (and for good reason)!
Toy Story Land
Disney fans rejoice: Toy Story Land is finally set to open in the summer of 2018 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando. Visit a larger-than-life version of Andy’s backyard, scream your heart out on Slinky Dog Dash (a rocket-themed rollercoaster), and take a spin through space on the Alien Swirling Saucers. To infinity and beyond!