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Orlando Travel Guide

Orlando Top Experiences

Want to learn more about Orlando? Read our in-depth articles on a variety of topics.


Tips For People with Disabilities

The theme parks have many amenities and services for people with mobility issues or vision or hearing impairments. Park information centers...


Families with Young Kids

For a happy, low-stress trip, cater to your kids' desires. That doesn't mean buying or doing everything they want, but it does mean being mindful...


Tips for Senior Citizens

People 65 and older who are vibrant and active are more likely to characterize themselves by family or interest (solo travelers, couples on...


Top Reasons to Go to Orlando

Walt Disney World: Quite simply, the magic of the Disney parks touches all who visit. Universal Orlando: Islands of Adventure and Universal...


Orlando Theme Park Itineraries

The baseline is a day for every theme park you visit, plus two travel days. To have a rich, full experience in all six of the Disney and Universal...


When Should We Go?

Let's be honest: there is no "empty" time at Orlando's theme parks. Crowds thin in January, after New Year's, and stay reasonable until around...


Orlando Discounts and Deals

DIS. Though Disney doesn't always publicize it, it does offer many of its own discounts and promotions, all of which the independent website...


How Much Will We Spend?

If you're traveling to Orlando, be prepared to spend and spend—and spend some more. Even if you get great deals on transportation and hotel...


Tipping in Orlando

Whether they carry bags, deliver food, or clean rooms, hospitality workers rely on tips to help them earn a living. Although you'll ultimately...


History You Can See

A long history, from early Native American occupants through Spanish, French, and British settlers, has left indelible marks on Central Florida...


Central Florida Art

There are a surprising number of world-class art museums in Central Florida—from Orlando and Winter Park to St. Petersburg and Sarasota; from...


Away from the Theme Parks

If you’re like most visitors to Orlando, you’ve come for a theme park (or two or three). But if you need a break from them, have people in your...


Seasonal and Holiday Events

If you've been to Orlando and its parks and enjoyed the top attractions at least once, consider a special trip around one of the many festivals...


Thrill Rides

Many people love high-speed launches and stomach-churning multiple inversions. Simulator rides that produce similar results are just as popular...


Orlando Weddings and Honeymoons

Orlando and its theme parks have become increasingly popular shower, wedding, and honeymoon destinations. The area appeals to starry-eyed Gen...


Babysitting in Orlando

If you're staying in a room, suite, or condo and need to rent baby equipment, such as a stroller, bassinet, high chair, or even pool toys, call...


Top Non-Theme-Park Reasons to Go to Orlando

Liberal Arts: Orlando's theaters host symphony orchestras, Broadway road shows, and local thespians—from the Shakespearean to the progressive...


Top Spas in Orlando

If you hit the ground running after arriving in Orlando, at some point you may need to shift your pace from "fast forward" to "pause." If so...


Magic Kingdom

Disney's most visited theme park welcomes you with a barbershop quartet serenade and the fragrance of fresh-baked cookies. Cinderella Castle...


Popular Chain Restaurants in Orlando

When all you want is a quick bite, consider these chain restaurants. They seem to crop up everywhere, and all have tables where you can sit...

Sports & Activities

Orlando Golf Courses

The International Association of Golf Tour Operators has recognized Orlando as a top golf destination. There are more than 170 golf courses...

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