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5 Dino-Mite attractions take over Orlando

February is for dinosaur fans
At the Orlando Science Center’s guests can checkout fossils of mammals and reptiles many found from the State of Florida.
Posted at 11:51 AM, Feb 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-04 11:51:13-05

JUPITER, Fla. — If you have a dinosaur lover in your house, taking them to Orlando this February might make you a hero.

New Attractions

1) The Jurassic Quest Drive Thru

Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru coming to BB&T Center

The socially distanced event puts guests in an interactive drive-through experience featuring over 70 moving dinosaurs including a 50-foot long Megalodon, and 80 foot-long tail of the Spinosaurus. It's running at the Orange County Convention Center through Feb. 7. Tickets start at $49 per car.

2) Dinosaur Invasion
At Harry P. Leu Gardens you stroll an outdoor garden and spot 20 full-size dinosaurs that are tall as 33 feet. The exhibit is being held now through April 18. Adults are $10 and kids (4-17) are $5.

Other Dino-Mite Attractions

3) Dino Digs

At the Orlando Science Center’s guests can checkout fossils of mammals and reptiles many found from the State of Florida. Guests will get to become paleontologists and find dinosaur bones in the Jurassic Ridge Dig Pigs (which are sanitized often). Tickets are $21 for adults, $19 for students, $15 for kids ages two - 17.

4) DinoLand U.S.A.
At Disney's Animal Kingdom you ride Dinosaur. It's a roller coaster where travelers save a dinosaur before a meteor hits Earth. In the same area, you can spot a 50-foot Brachiosaurus skeleton, or eat at two of the dino-themed restaurants. Admission is included with your entrance into the park.

5) Universal Orlando Resort

  • The resort is home to the Jurassic Park movie franchise with rides, science center, and food options. There is a new ride that should open in the summer of 2021. Admission is included with theme park tickets.
  • The Jurassic World Kids' Suites are themed rooms at Lowes Royal Pacific Resort that let kids sleep among the dinosaurs. The beds even look like the 'gyrosphere' featured in the blockbuster movie.