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Vacation Rentals in Orlando
Orlando offers a variety of luxurious city and lake front apartments, vacation rentals and large villas with excellent views. A spacious and fully-equipped vacation rental can be found near the central business district, close to public transportation options like bus and rail stations, the Amway Centre, the airport, Central Parkway, Bahama Bay and the lake regions. Your vacation home will feature a choice of skyline views, lake views and pools and patios or decks, if you require these. Rental home options in Orlando range from opulent holiday homes, to affordable apartments, honeymoon cottages or large villas.Spacious lakeside homes
There are numerous small or mid-sized apartments and homes located within 1 or 2 miles from Orlando International Airport and the city center as well as large homes and cosy cottages within walking distance of Walt Disney World and Winter Park. Vacation rentals in the area have private gardens, balconies, patios and terraces and many homes are located close to public transportation, and water parks. There are small apartments and cottages and large family sized vacation rentals located in the lakefront regions of Bahama Bay and Bay Lake. Villa holiday rentals can sleep up to 8 people very comfortably.
Vacationing in Orlando
Orlando is Florida's largest inland city and is located in Orange County, close to Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, and Tampa. In the southwest of the city, International Drive connects the Wet 'n' Wild water park, the Gator Golf Adventure Park and the Festival Bay Mall. Universal Studios lies on the Universal Boulevard, just off International Drive. Orlando is a large city and has a population of approximately 270 000. It is most well-known for being the location of Walt Disney World and Universal Studios.
The entertaining and vibrant city of Orlando is ideal for a family vacation. Numerous adventure activities are on offer and most families plan their holiday around Disney World, Gatorland or the Wet 'n Wild Water Park. There are many opportunities to commune with nature in the form of the lakes and swamps in the area. Lake Apopka is the largest lake in the area. The city is very modern with good infrastructure.It offers both a commuter rail and a high-speed rail system. The Orlando city skyline is beautiful at night and nightlife ranges from clubs, bars, breweries, cigar lounges and comedy clubs.Orlando for sport lovers
There are many activities on offer for sport lovers in Orlando. The Amway Center hosts The Orlando Predators football games, ESPN's Wide World of Sports hosts many other events. The Camping World Stadium hosts Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl, Major League Soccer, and the Russell Athletic Bowl. It is also the host venue for season games of the UFC Knights Football. The Orlando Sport and Social Club provides opportunities for and a full range of sporting goods and equipment can be purchased from Dick's Sporting Goods. The Orlando Sports Centre is home to the Volleyball Academy and hosts many other sporting events. For water sports visit the Orlando Water Sports Complex in Florida Rock Road, for the best in beginning & advanced wakeboarding, paddleboarding, water skiing, wakeskating & kneeboarding.
Top things to do in Orlando, Florida
Orlando is home to Walt Disney World Resort. This is both an entertainment and holiday complex offering adventure and theme park activities for the whole family. The family-oriented park is located in Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista, Florida. You can visit the park as a day visitor or choose a vacation rental in the park for the duration of your stay. There are four theme parks at the resort: Epcot, Magic Kingdom Park, Disney's Animal Kingdom Park and Studios. There are also two water parks located at the resort: Disney's Blizzard Beach and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon.2. Visit Universal Studios
A visit to Orlando cannot be complete without a visit to Universal Studios and the Universal Studios Resort. The resort features Universal Studios, The Islands of Adventure, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the Wet 'n Wild Theme Park, Volcano Bay and City Walk Here the whole family can enjoy themed rides like the Jurassic Park ride, Revenge of the Mummy, The Simpsons Ride, Flight of the Hippogriff and the Transformers-themed rides. Events held at the resort include Halloween Horror, Mardi Gras, Summer Concert Series, Grad Bash and Gradventure, and A Celebration of Harry Potter3. Florida Dolphin Tours
Florida Dolphin Tours offer a variety of tours in and around Orlando, including swimming with dolphins, tours of the KSC Space Centre, Gatorland and Clearwater Beach. Tours are designed to provide maximum entertainment for the whole family and people of all ages are catered for. There are child-oriented tours which are ideal for the little members of the group.