Orlando is one of the major cities of the U.S. state of Florida and it is the county seat of Orange County. Its best known for the many amusement attractions located there like Walt Disney World Resort, SeaWorld and Universal Orlando Resort to name just a few. Because of these main attractions, people from all over the world are visiting Orlando in the state of Florida, but there is so much more to see and to do beside visiting these top destinations and with this website we like to show you also the more unfamiliar tourist spots of Orlando completed with some additional information.
Especially when visiting Orlando, knowing where to go makes your vacation trip more enjoyable for sure. When your landed at Orlando Airport you could take a luxury airport limousine that brings you to the world famous Orlando Hard rock Cafe to take a short break there and recover from your flight or just find a cheap hotel and take a rest for some time, of course all depending on the length of your flight to Orlando Airport.
If your looking for luxury hotel instead you might find the Dolphin Hotel or the Swan Hotel more suitable. The next day would be perfect to visit Sea World, Disney World or Universal Orlando Resort depending on your own interest. One day might not be enough for one of these amusement parks but if your time is limited you would not like to spend more then one day at each park as there is so much more to see in Orlando. After visiting these amusement parks you might want to relax for some time and Wekiwa springs, Lake Griffin State Park or Lake Eola Park would be perfect for an evening walk. In case your still looking for adventure after your amusement park visit you might want to check out our Bars in Orlando page to find what you need.
Orlando’s historical Longwood district is located near the major tourist destinations of Orlando and worth to visit as its home of Orlando’s oldest tourist attraction called The Senator cypress, a 3000 year old cypress that was considered a wilderness sanctuary for various tribes who escaped from the Spanish rulers. Some other historic places to visit would be the Maitland Waterhouse, the Orlando Railroad Depot and the Annie Russell Theatre. For science lovers the James Webb Space Telescope would be a perfect place as it displays the full-scale model of the super powerful James Webb Space Telescope that is stated to be launched on June 2013.
If you more an art lover then the Maitland Art Center is the place to be. The Art Center was founded and designed in the year 1937 by the Architect and Artist, Jules Andre Smith and the museum has been home to many traveling exhibits as well as significant permanent collections. So no matter what your looking for, Orlando has so much to offer and we hope that you will enjoy reading the articles here on this website and learn more about this awesome city in central Florida.
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