Orlando is heart of Florida in US
Where is Orlando?
Orlando is a city located in Central Florida. As per the recent census figures, the estimated population of this city is 2,387,138, making it the third largest metropolitan area in Florida.Orlando is also called as "The city beautiful".
It is located at 28.54 latitude and -81.38 longitude at altitude 54 meters above the sea level. It operates on the EDT time zone. Closest airport are Orlando International Airport (IATA code is MCO), Orlando Sanford Airport (IATA code is SFB), Executive Airport. Orlando International Airport is an international airport in Orlando, Florida, United States.
What is Orlando famous for?
Orlando is considered as a home to many theme parks or you can say it is the Capital of theme parks. It is famous for: Walt Disney World, 4 theme parks- Magic Kingdom, animal kingdom, Walt Disney World and Epcot, 2 water parks. Another major player, Universal Orlando, offers 2 parks: Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure with the Wizarding World of Harry Potter straddling, Shrek 4-D, Hulk Coaster and many more, sea world Orlando includes special exhibits like Penguin, dolphins cave and nursery, Holy land experience, Gatorland- wildlife preserve and part theme park, cultural scenes- music, theatre, museums and festivals, world's largest Golf destinations, award winning spas. This city beautiful is perfect for nuptial celebration.
When to visit Orlando?
January- February: Pleasant weather and temperatures. You can attend Martin Luther King Jr. Day Weekend and Presidents Day Weekend. Pack a light jacket as the weather can be warm, sunny but it can also be cold or rainy.
March- April: Hotel rooms will offer no discount due to summer break. Pleasant weather and temperature. May - August: Sticky summers and plenty of rain. Avoid this season for travel.
September: This month is slower season and easy on your wallet. School kids have big things going on in September. Temperature start falling, hence weather becomes suitable for vacation.
October: Might get best accommodation at cheaper prices.
November - December: families flood area because of winter holidays. Christmas time is best to visit theme parks, Disney world.
Where to go in Orlando?
Visit three big theme parks- Universal theme park, Walt Disney and sea world Orlando, Walt Disney World offers 4 theme parks- Magic Kingdom, animal kingdom, Walt Disney World and Epcot, 2 water parks. Another major player, Universal Orlando, offers 2 parks: Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure with the Wizarding World of Harry Potter straddling, Shrek 4-D, Hulk Coaster, entertainment complexes, crack up a show at dinner theater, clear water beach, and clear water marine aquarium, Discovery Cove, Disney's Animal kingdom.
What to do in Orlando?
How to go around in Orlando?
You can book a limousine for your family, luxury car from Orlando airport to anywhere in Florida. You can also opt for buses, coaches, airplanes, trains, boat, cruises, trolleys, while in Orlando to save those extra bucks use Lynx bus. It is a public transport which offers complete free rides.
What to eat in Orlando?
There are many famous foodie spots in Orlando. You can taste the delights of authentic Japan, delicious meat, dim sum, bulgogi and kalbi marinated meats, Cuban food, Chinese food, Vegetarian Food and grilled pork with rice. Some of the famous restaurants of Orlando are:
1. Victoria and Albert's: Cuisines- French, European and American
2. Chatham's Place: Cuisines- Italian, French, American
3. Hot Krust Panini Kitchen: Cuisines- Fast food, American
4. Norman's: Cuisines- American
5. NYPD Pizza: Italian
6. The Melting Pot: Cuisines- American, European
7. Whole Foods Market: Cuisines- Vegetarian Options
8. Q'Kenan Restaurant: Latin
9. First Watch: Healthy food and Cafe
10. Deep blue SeaFood Grille: Sea Food, Sushi, American and Japenese.