Orlando is a city in central Florida. The city of Orlando is the county seat of Orange County, Florida. Orlando is the sixth largest city in Florida.
Orlando is also nicknamed “O-Town”, “The Beautiful City” and “The Imaginary City”. The source of Lake Eola is the symbol of Orlando. The town is believed to be named after a soldier named Orlando Reeves who was allegedly killed in the area during the war against the indigenous Seminole tribe.
Orlando is one of the most visited vacation spots in the world. Tourism brings the highest income to the city. Orlando attracts about 52 million tourists a year during its peak seasons. Orlando vacations and Orlando vacation packages are highly sought after deals.
Top Orlando attractions include Arboretum of the University of Central Florida, Blue Spring State Park, Central Florida Zoological Park, Church Street Station, Cirque du Soleil, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Cypress Gardens Adventure Park, Discovery Cove, Gatorland, Hard Rock Live & Hotel, International Trolley and Train Museum, Kennedy Space Center, Harry P. Leu Gardens, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, Morse Museum of American Art, Old Town, Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando Science Center, Wekiwa Springs State Park, World of Orchids and Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
The city is widely known for the Disney World theme park, including the EPCOT Center and Animal Kingdom. The Disney World Resort is located in the Reedy Creek Improvement District.
The other tourist attractions include Sea World, Universal Studios Florida, Universal Orlando Resort, and the world’s largest McDonald’s.
Downtown Orlando attracts a considerable number of tourists. Gatorland is one of the oldest attractions in the area.
Orlando is home to the University of Central Florida, which is the second largest university in Florida.
The Orlando area is home to many lakes, including Lake Apopka, Eustis, Griffin, Harney, Harris, Jesup, Monroe, Sand Lake, Conway, and Tohopekaliga.
Parks in Orlando and adjacent areas include Azalea Park, Baldwin Park, Callahan,
College Park, Crescent Park, Delaney Park, Lake Davis / Greenwood, Lake Eola Heights, Park Central, Park Lake Highland, Roosevelt Park, and Thornton Park.
Orlando has a highly established hotel industry. There is a mix of restaurants and luxury hotels in Orlando. Hotels in Orlando are known for their luxury, amenities and quality services. Each Orlando hotel offers a complete romantic world to visitors.