Orlando, the beautiful city
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 as “O-Town”, “The Beautiful City” and “The Imaginary City”. The Lake Eola Fountain is the symbol of Orlando. The town is believed to be named after a soldier named Orlando Reeves who was supposedly killed in the area, during the war against the Seminole Indian tribe.
Orlando is one of the most visited vacation spots in the world. Tourism brings the largest income to the city. Orlando attracts an estimated 52 million tourists a year, during its peak seasons. Orlando vacations and orlando vacation packages are hot deals.
Major 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 Streetcar & Railway 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 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 surrounding 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 wide variety of restaurants and luxury hotels in Orlando. The hotels in Orlando are characterized by their luxuries, comforts and quality services. Each orlando hotel alone offers a complete romantic world to visitors.