Westgate Lakes Nearby Attractions
Things to DoDespite the many on-site options, guests at Westgate Lakes will always be drawn to the area's many exceptional theme parks and attractions. The resort is ideally located just minutes from Universal Orlando, Walt Disney World Resort, and SeaWorld Orlando in addition to nearby shopping, dining and other top attractions.
Universal Orlando ResortBlockbuster movies. Thrill rides. Stunning shows. Eclectic nightlife. Miniature golf. Dazzling parades. Iconic restaurants. Exclusive events. Magnificent music. It’s all part of the excitement at Universal Orlando Resort. Anchored by the popular nightlife and entertainment district, Universal CityWalk, Universal Orlando Resort offers twice the fun with two extraordinary theme parks: Universal Orlando Florida® and Universal’s Islands of Adventure®. Enjoy epic thrills of legendary proportions at Islands of Adventure® or ride your favorite movies at Universal Studios® Florida. Both offer cutting edge rides and amazing attractions. And both parks also now offer the excitement of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. For those looking to cool off from the Florida sun, check out the all-new Volcano Bay water park!
Walt Disney World ResortWalt Disney World Resort consists of four major theme parks, two fun-filled water parks, and an amazing array of shopping and entertainment. Toss in Orlando’s sunshine and sub-tropical temperatures and it all adds up to a magical experience designed to create a lifetime of memories for kids of all ages. Where else can you visit Cinderella’s castle, take a trip around the world, go on an African safari, tour a movie studio and meet the world’s most famous mouse! Walt Disney World Resorts’ four major theme parks – Magic Kingdom®, Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios® and Animal Kingdom® – offer something for everyone. Westgate Lakes Resort and Spa even offers the convenience of complimentary, scheduled transportation to and from Disney World.
Located in the heart of Walt Disney World Resort, Disney Springs offers a wide range of entertainment, shopping and dining. Whether you choose to play all day or visit after a long day in the theme parks, the entire family will enjoy the food and fun at Downtown Disney Orlando.
From the World of Disney Store and Lego Imagination to D Street and Orlando Harley-Davidson, Disney Springs is a shopping heaven for any age. You can find toys, trinkets, household items, pins, clothing, pearls, art and more at places like The Art of Disney, Build-A-Dino by Build a Bear Workshop, Curl by Sammy Duvall, Disney’s Candy Cauldron, Disney’s Days of Christmas, Disney’s Pin Traders, Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop, Goofy’s Candy Company, Once Upon a Toy and Tren-D. You’ll also find plenty of entertainment. You can build your own Lego car, get a caricature drawing of yourself, go bowling, catch a movie or listen to live entertainment.