City of Orlando


Welcome to Orlando City, an American city in the state of Florida that is home to 225,000 residents and to a number of record-setting aspects.

It is a home to University of Central Florida which constitutes the sixth largest enrolment in the nation (as of 2007), the second largest number of hotel rooms in the country after Las Vegas, Nevada and the second largest convention center: the Orange County Convention Center, a structure that helped Orlando catapult itself as one of the busiest American cities for conferences and conventions.

No other specific aspect however can make Orlando more popular aside from its well-accepted and awe-inducing tourist attractions.

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Orlando City has been an impressive conglomerate of historical settings and modern establishments: from resorts to theme parks, from museums to livable century-old houses, from a lunch on the best fine-dining restaurants to a picnic in the park, or a life in the evening in bars and nightclubs like the Hard Rock cafe to a peaceful nap in one of historic hotels in town. Nothing seems impossible to be done in Orlando, from jumping above the skies to diving down the seas, from playing the most modern video games to getting hyped with the best volleyball or basketball game one could ever experience.


Orlando City is definitely true for having itself labeled as the City Beautiful. Orlando City attracts about 48 million international visitors a year and most of them would conclude their visits to be worthless without experiencing any of the theme parks and attractions: Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World. Thanks to the city’s glorious weather as it has become a perfect backdrop to these spectacular landmarks, promising each activity to be wondrous and memorable.

Aside from its theme parks, Orlando is also a city of the arts, boasting architectural masterpieces, magnificently-decorated interiors, art galleries and performing arts hubs. It has the Winter Park that houses museums, exhibits and lakeside homes. Florida’s state park (that is located in Orlando) is voted as the best state park system in America in 2005. It includes the Blue Spring State Park, Central Florida Zoological Park and Wekiwa Springs State Park. Other tourist sites and attractions in Orlando are The Ripley’s Believe It or Not! “odditorium,” where visitors can explore peculiar items and other strange collections, the world’s largest McDonald’s Play Place and the Holy Land Experience, which is a biblical theme park and museum..Much of Orlando is flat and below sea level, and the landscape is diverse, ranging from tropical forests and swaps in the south and hardwood forests of the north. Lakes also surround the Orlando area, 2,000 of which are named. Florida also boasts a very rich wildlife that is also worth discovering.