Are your kids still in preschool? Will your older kids remain out of class until September? Get thee to Orlando.

Shorter lines and unbeatable deals are two very compelling reasons to visit Orlando in the coming weeks. The six-week window from August 15 to September 30, 2013, has been decreed “deal season” by the folks at Visit Orlando, the city’s tourism bureau—and they ain’t kidding. During the slow back-to-school season, families can take advantage of lighter crowds and the best prices of the year on attractions, restaurants, hotels, and more. Here are a four easy ways to save at some of Orlando’s hottest theme parks: