Yes, the theme parks are awesome but please be sure to set aside some time to hang out at the pool. The Disney and Universal Orlando Resorts have themed pools that range from cute and simple to very elaborate. Got to have that big water slide? Disney's Moderate and Deluxe Resorts have them! Want to hear music underwater? You can do that at Universal's Hard Rock Hotel or Disney's Art of Animation resort. Traveling in the winter and still want to take a short dip? You are in luck; the pools are heated to a comfortable 82 degrees year round.
Did you know that surveys find that 85% of kids want to go swimming and have pool time as part of their vacation?
Many resorts also have poolside games to entertain the kiddos. Of course, if you're hoping to enjoy a mid-day nap, these activities are something to keep in mind when you're booking a pool view room. You might prefer a room at a quieter part of the resort.
About the author: Toni is a travel agent specializing in Orlando theme park vacations. She is an expert at helping her clients find a wonderful balance of theme park fun and relaxation.
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