*I received complimentary tickets to LegoLand Florida in exchange for my honest review.*
LEGOS! Who didn’t love Legos as a kid? I was SO into Legos and I knew the kids would be onboard for a theme park that was not only FULL of ALL things Lego but also has a water park! We loved adding this trip to Legoland to our Florida vacation. I can’t wait to share more photos below and some tips!
First, I’ll say that when you book your Legoland tickets if you plan to travel during the warmer Florida months, BOOK THE WATER PARK TICKETS! After spending a hot day at Disney, we were all ready for some relief. The Legoland water park offered us just that! We spent so much time in the lazy river and splashing in the smaller splash pads. We ventured over to the bigger splash area at one point but my kids were still a little too young for it. They did love the boat launch area, this allows you to build your own Lego boat and then launch it down a water canal.
I really think paying that extra for the combo water park tickets is SO worth it. We spent a few hours doing rides in the morning then headed to the water park. Once we finished with the water park we went and did more rides. Kellan & Marley both loved the carousel, which greets you almost immediately once entering Legoland. They also loved looking at the Lego buildings, it was so impressive!
I was surprised by how quickly the lines moved at Legoland, This was key for us with the kids because we spent a lot of our trip waiting around in the hot sun elsewhere. Less wait and less crowds was much needed for us all. I love how close Legoland is to both hotel options as well. You can read in this post why we loved the Legoland Beach Retreat.
A few things to note, there aren’t a ton (at least not that I saw) of food options. There are a few areas to grab a quick bite in the water park area but mostly just hot dogs or hamburgers. I’m extremely picky with food so I did find myself leaving a bit hungry, this was fine because I just went back and grabbed dinner at our hotel. I also made sure to pack a ton of snacks for myself and the kids which came in handy!
Also, Legoland is open from 10:00AM-7:00PM and the waterpark is open from 10:30AM-6:30PM. We found that some of the shops and restaurants in the park don’t open until 11AM or 12:00PM. This was plenty long enough for us and we actually ended up staying longer at this park than Disney.
All in all, we had the BEST time visiting Legoland and Florida! We can’t wait to go back.