Orlando is a city in central Florida. The city of Orlando is the seat of Orange County, Florida. Orlando is the 6th largest city in Florida.
Orlando is also called "O-City", "Beautiful City" and "Imaginary City". The Fountain of Lake Eola is a symbol of Orlando. The city is believed to be named after a soldier named Orlando Reeves who was killed in the area during the war against the Seminole Indian tribe.
Orlando is one of the most visited vacation destinations in the world. Tourism has the highest revenue for the city. Orlando attracts approximately 52 million tourists annually during its peak seasons. Vacation packages in Orlando and Orlando are hot pursued deals.
Orlando's main attractions include the Arboretum of the University of Central Florida, Blue Spring State Park, Central Florida Zoo, Church Street Station, Cirque du Soleil, Cornell Museum of Fine Arts, Cypress Rockland Adventure Park, Covece Discovery Park, Covece Disco Live & Hotel, International Wheelchairs and Trains Museum, Kennedy Space Center, Harry P. Lee Gardens, Middle Ages Dinner and Tournament, Morse Museum of American Art, Old Town, Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando Museum of Art, N Orlando Auction Center, Uekiva Springs State Park, Orchid World and Ripley believe it or not!
The city is widely known for its Disney World theme park, including the EPCOT Center and Animal Kingdom. Disney World Resort is in the Reedy Creek Improvement District.
Other tourist attractions include Sea World, Universal Studios Florida, Universal Orlando Resort and the world's largest McDonald's.
Orlando's center attracts a significant number of tourists. Gatorland is one of the oldest attractions in the area.
Orlando is the home of the University of Central Florida, which is Florida's second largest university.
The Orlando area is home to many lakes, including Apopka Lake, Eustis, Griffin, Harney, Harris, Jesup, Monroe, Sand Lake, Conway, and Tohopekaliga.
Orlando's parks and surrounding areas include Azalea Park, Baldwin Park, Callahan,
College Park, Crescent Park, Delaney Park, Lake Davis / Greenwood, Lake Eola Heights, Park Central, Lake Highland Park, Roosevelt Park and Thornton Park.
Orlando has a highly established hotel industry. They are few of the restaurants and luxury hotels in Orlando. Orlando hotels are renowned for their quality services and friendly staff. Each Orlando hotel offers a complete romantic world to visitors.