Millions of tourists from around the world visit two of the most popular destinations in Florida, which are Orlando and Fort Lauderdale. While most fly-in, residents of the Sunshine State take advantage of living in a tropical paradise by booking affordable staycations and simply driving to these great cities.
The Vacation Village deals at these two trendy locations are cost-effective and include bonuses, like gift cards and attraction tickets. Mid-week stays keep prices low, and the perks from the packages practically pay for themselves.
The condo-style suites at the nearby Vacation Village Resorts properties include separate living and sleeping spaces so your family can stretch out and be comfortable with their own privacy. The fully equipped kitchens also keeps food costs down. You can pick up groceries or bring your favorites from home.
If you are looking for an affordable staycation in Florida, check out these low prices for resort vacation you can drive to.
Best known for being home to some of the most-visited theme parks globally, Orlando is a city of activity and enjoyment! You’ll find a diverse mix of things to do (and taste) that your family will love.
Built on the fame of its local theme parks, Orlando is the most-visited city in the United States and had 75 million visitors in 2018. People traveled to the area for the local attractions, festivities, and culture from world-famous restaurants and renowned museums to feature golf courses and lux-brand shopping.
Many Orlando attractions and vendors offer discounts to Florida residents. For example, theme parks provide steep discounts after proving state residency with a driver’s license or another form of identification. As a Floridian, you can often get 10 to 20 percent off admission, meals, and outdoor and spa experiences. Some local Orlando locations that have deals for Florida residents include:
• 50% off Gatorland admission (subject to dates).
• 20% off mid-week spa services at Waldorf Astoria Spa and Relâche Spa at Gaylord Palms.
• 20% off the entrance to Discovery Cove.
• 20% off your check at House of Blues Orlando.
• 15% off park admission to Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park.
• 10% off food and non-alcoholic beverages at Hopdoddy.
• Exclusive Florida Resident package at ICEBAR Orlando (mid-week only).
• Discounts on admission to The Wheel in ICON Park and attraction combos.
Vacation Village at Parkway is only a five minute drive to Disney’s Magic Kingdom® Park and complimentary shuttle service is available for guests. Maximize your staycation budget with attraction tickets built into these incredible vacation deals:
- 4 days/3 nights PLUS 2 Disney theme park tickets – $199
- 5 days/4 nights PLUS 2 Universal Studios Florida™ tickets – $299
- 6 days/5 nights PLUS 2 Disney theme park tickets – $399
- 6 days/5 nights PLUS 4 SeaWorld® Orlando tickets – $399
Vacation Village at Parkway has free parking, 24-hour security, and free parking. When you return to the resort from the theme parks, relax in one of the seven heated swimming pools and hot tubs.
If your family likes being outdoors, check out the nature trails, picnic tables, and barbeque grills. Or, have fun inside at the Activities Center, arcade room, and at the children’s playground.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Come to South Florida and check out popular cities like Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, and Miami! Florida residents can snag one of these unbelievable deals with accommodations in a 1-bedroom suite at Vacation Village at Weston. The scenic city is within driving distance to the beach, the Everglades, and a casino making it a perfect stay for exploring the area. Each of the following vacation packages practically pay for themselves with the included Visa gift card:
- 4 days/3 nights and $100 Visa gift card – $99
- 4 days/3 nights and $200 Visa gift card – $199
- 5 days/4 nights and $200 Visa gift card – $299
- 6 days/5 nights and $200 Visa gift card – $399
Vacation Village at Weston is about a 20-minute drive from Fort Lauderdale Beach. Spend a day at the beach, take a tour out to sea, and savor the city’s delights.
Use the gift card that comes with the vacation deal to take your staycation to the next level! Double the rewards of your gift card by using it for exclusive Florida resident two-for-one deals at these Fort Lauderdale and Weston attractions:
• Fishing Headquarters
• Flamingo Gardens
• Coast Boutique
• Cinema Paradiso Hollywood
• Butterfly World
• Wild Lime Adventures
Keep the “stay” in staycation and enjoy the amenities at the resort. Vacation Village at Weston has the ideal setup for a tropical paradise with a heated outdoor heated swimming pool with a waterfall feature and a poolside smoothie bar. Go from car seat to poolside lounge chair to soak up fun in the sun!
Vacation Village at Weston also has free parking, electric car charging stations, and shuttle service to locations within a 3-mile radius, including the Bonaventure Spa, Golf Club, and golf course – a great place to cash-in your gift card!
The condo-style suites are like a home away from home but with bonus features. In addition to a full-size kitchen and living room in the suite, the resort offers guests an onsite deli, a tropical gift shop, and concierge services. If your family is the outdoorsy type, you’ll love the barbeque grills, picnic areas, children’s playground, and outdoor fitness area.
A vacation stay at a Vacation Village Resort is the most affordable option for Florida residents looking for a low-cost staycation. Stay on budget with these fantastic packages with bonuses that enhance your visit to Orlando and South Florida!