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Reasons To Visit Orlando

Reasons To Visit Orlando

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Most people know that Orlando is a popular destination for tourists. Every year Americans and people from all over the world travel there for some well-earned vacation time. 

But do you know why it’s so popular? We’ve pulled together some of the great reasons to visit for your next trip. 

There’s Something For Everyone

When most people think of Orlando, they think of Disney World, Universal Studios, and Seaworld. These are some of the most well-known attractions in the world which are great for kids and big kids alike. But that’s not all. There are many great cultural and scenic attractions that are perfect for families and couples too. 

Because of the larger attractions, the rest of Orlando has received a lot of investment in order to be the perfect vacation spot, so even if you’re not visiting them, you will benefit from the greater transport links, culinary scenes and shopping. 

From romantic cabins to superb resorts such as the Margaritaville Resort Orlando, there’s something for every taste and budget

The Food Scene

Over the past decade, Orlando’s culinary scene has become a place that even the most discerning foodies would love. International Drive has seen a lot of new international restaurants open serving Greek, Brazilian and Ethiopian food. There are also regular street food markets too which have an amazing range of dishes for you to try. 

Outstanding Natural Landscape

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Orlando is just a mass of theme parks and malls. That’s usually all that’s shown on TV. 

But there are many outstanding areas of natural beauty too, including beaches and the Wekiwa Springs State park. You can also hire a boat to explore the waterways of Florida in a different way. 

Cultural History

If culture is more your scene, there’s plenty of that too. There are many art and natural history museums and the Philip’s Center For The Performing Arts hosts many broadway productions, dance companies, and orchestras. 

A Sports Fan’s Paradise

Orlando takes its sporting traditions very seriously. It’s home to the state’s soccer teams as well as the local Major League baseball team. 

There are also high-profile tennis and golf tournaments that take place there too. In fact. There are almost 200 golf courses throughout Orlando alone. 

The Nightlife

Once the sun goes down, Orlando’s nightlife takes over. Whether you’re looking for a retro speakeasy, a traditional Irish pub, or an upmarket cocktail bar, you’ll find something for everyone. 


Orlando is much more than you see on TV. It offers the best of both worlds. Some of the most popular tourist destinations in the world for families alongside a thriving cultural and food scene. You’ll never be able to experience just how great it is in one visit which is why many people return year after year. 

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