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Orlando


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Lake Eola, Orlando, Florida
Orlando is a city in Orange County, Florida. As of the 2000 census, its population was 185,951 with 1,644,561 living in the metropolitan area.

Orlando is visited by an estimated 52 million tourists per year, and is famous for the tourist attractions around it, including Walt Disney World Resort, SeaWorld, and Universal Orlando Resort.

Attractions in the Orlando area include:
Orlando, Florida


Orlando Facts


Here is some more information about Orlando:
  • The principal airport serving Orlando is Orlando International Airport.

  • Probably the most famous educational institution in Orlando is the University of Central Florida. The University of Central Florida is a public university founded in 1963.

  • Probably the best-known sports team in Orlando is the basketball team, the Orlando Magic.

  • Orlando is nicknamed "The City Beautiful".

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Books About Orlando


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Frommer's EasyGuide to Disney World, Universal and Orlando 2017 (Easy Guides)

By Jason Cochran

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Frommer s EasyGuide to Disney World, Universal and Orlando 2017 (Easy Guides)
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Preparing for a visit to Orlando can turn into a full-time job, and paying for it can devour a small fortune. Most books on the market make the problem worse, either burying vacationers in tiny details and anxieties or functioning as unquestioning cheerleaders for the high-priced theme parks and resorts. But Frommer's' 2017 Easy Guide cuts through the noise and hyperbole to deliver what no other book does: Honest talk, frank advice, and an affectionate insider's secrets to appreciating and affording Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort, Sea World, and the inimitable attractions of Orlando and Central Florida.
Praised by locals and visitors alike, it's the only guide to show you Orlando the way you actually want to see it. No other guide book is as comprehensive while remaining so concise and so honest. No other book synthesizes advice, history, and good sense in such an easy-to-read format.
This Orlando guide is so novel and groundbreaking that its author, Jason Cochran, was awarded Guide Book of the Year from the Society of American Travel Writers for creating it. Cochran, who is also the editor-in-chief of our popular website, Frommers.com and the co-host of the Frommer Travel Show, keeps you on top of the newest developments in this ever-shifting tourist scene.
- Rankings of the area's best resorts and well-priced hotels
- Smart appraisals of what's worth waiting in line for -- and what you can skip
- Reviews of non-chain restaurants -- a full chapter's worth -- so you can find the best flavors beyond the usual franchises
- Money-saving tips and hacks to tame the high cost of an Orlando holiday
- Tips on navigating the complex theme park systems that aren't down with unnecessarily obsessive details--Learn what you need to know and then relax.
The book is in the lightweight and easily-carried format of our Easy Guides, and it also contains a valuable fold-out map.

Beyond Disney: The Unofficial Guide to SeaWorld, Universal Orlando, & the Best of Central Florida

By Bob Sehlinger

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Beyond Disney: The Unofficial Guide to SeaWorld, Universal Orlando, & the Best of Central Florida
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Beyond Disney: The Unofficial Guide to Universal, SeaWorld, and the Best of Central Florida, by Bob Sehlinger and Seth Kubersky is a guide to non-Disney theme parks, attractions, restaurants, outdoor recreation, and nightlife in Orlando and central Florida. Features include the latest information on the new Harry Potter attractions at Universal Studios as well as step-by-step touring plans that save four hours of waiting in line at Universal Studios and Universal's Island of Adventure. Complete chapters are devoted to the Universal parks, SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Legoland, and the NASA Kennedy Space Center among others. Leading you step-by-step, it's the guide that puts you ahead of the crowd and keeps you there.

Orlando Travel Guide 2018: Shops, Restaurants, Cafés, Bars, Pubs and Nightclubs in Orlando, Florida (City Travel Guide 2018)

By Arthur H. Gooden

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Paperback (170 pages)

Orlando Travel Guide 2018: Shops, Restaurants, Cafés, Bars, Pubs and Nightclubs in Orlando, Florida (City Travel Guide 2018)
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The places found in this guide are the most positively reviewed and recommended by locals and travelers. 1,900 places listed and organized in four groups. "TOP 500 SHOPS" 82 Store Categories. "TOP 500 RESTAURANTS & CAFES" 71 Cuisine Types. "TOP 400 BARS & PUBS" American Bars, Gastropubs, Sport Bars, Cocktail Bars, Wine Bars, Tapas Bars, Sushi Bars, Gay Bars, Latin Bars, Breweries.. "TOP 500 NIGHTLIFE SPOTS" Restaurants, Bars, Lounges, Nightclubs, Comedy Clubs, Karaoke, Pool Halls, Bowling, Performing Arts, Music Venues, Adult Entertainment and many more options to visit, relax and enjoy your stay.

Fodor's Florida (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2017-09-12
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.

From the Panhandle's white sandy beaches to Walt Disney World and the Space Coast to hip Miami with its trendy hotels, dining and nightlife, Florida's attractions, along with balmy weather and beautiful people, lure over 80 million visitors to the state every year. In full-color throughout, Fodor's Florida takes a smart insider's look at the state, with helpful planning advice at the start of each chapter.

Lonely Planet Pocket Orlando & Walt Disney World® Resort (Travel Guide)

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Lonely Planet Pocket Orlando & Walt Disney World® Resort (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Pocket Orlando & Walt Disney World® Resort is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. See the iconic Cinderella's Castle at the Magic Kingdom, explore the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios, or ride roller coasters at the Islands of Adventure; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Orlando and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Orlando & Walt Disney World® Resort :

  • Full-color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out Orlando map (included in print version), plus over 17 color neighborhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organized by neighborhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, International Drive, Orlando, Loch Haven Park, Winter Park, Kennedy Space Center, Legoland, Gatorland and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Orlando & Walt Disney World® Resort, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

  • Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers the whole region? Check out Lonely Planet's Florida guide. Or check out Discover Florida, a photo-rich guide to the region's most popular attractions.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's USA guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Discover USA, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet and Jennifer Denniston.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

1. Orlando/Central Florida Travel Ref. Map 1:12,500 (International Travel Maps)

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An easy-to-use double-sided road map of Orlando and Central Florida to plan your trip, to prepare your itinerary, and to travel independently in this part of the State. One side shows a street map of Orlando and Walt Disney World, the other side covers Central Florida, from Mexico Gulf to the Ocean.

The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2017 (The Unofficial Guides)

By Seth Kubersky

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THE Comprehensive Guide to Universal Orlando

Compiled and written by a former Universal Orlando employee, and based upon decades of research from a team whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as USA Today and Operations Research Forum, The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando by Seth Kubersky is packed with detailed, specific information on every ride, show, and restaurant in the resort, including insider details on Harry Potter's Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley, as well as the new Skull Island: Reign of Kong attraction.

Step-by-step detailed touring plans allow you to make the most of every minute and dollar during your Universal Orlando vacation. Includes info on where to find the cheapest Universal Orlando admission tickets, how to save big on Universal on-site hotel rooms and skip the regular lines in the parks, when to visit Universal Orlando for the lightest crowds, and everything else you need to know for a stress-free Universal Orlando experience.

The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando

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Compiled and written by a former Universal Orlando employee, and based upon decades of research from a team whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as USA Today and Operations Research Forum, The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando is packed with detailed, specific information on every ride, show, and restaurant in the resort, including insider insight on Harry Potter's Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley attractions.

Step-by-step detailed touring plans allow you to make the most of every minute and dollar during your Universal Orlando vacation. Where to find the cheapest Universal Orlando admission tickets, how to save big on Universal on-site hotel rooms and skip the regular lines in the parks, when to visit Universal Orlando for the lightest crowds, and everything else you need to know for a stress-free Universal Orlando experience.

Orlando (National Geographic Destination City Map)

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Orlando (National Geographic Destination City Map)
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• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Travel Map

National Geographic's City Destination map of Orlando is both a comprehensive map and travel guide for the city for business and leisure travelers alike. The city is presented using various maps with different levels of detail. A road map of the entire state of Florida shows the city's position in the center of the state and a regional map shows the roads leading in a out of the city. A city map of the Orlando area shows the city and its suburbs and inset maps of the Walt Disney Resort, International Drive and Downtown provide unparalleled detail of these popular areas. Pinpointed on the maps are hundreds of hotels, theaters, churches, parks, train stations, churches, notable buildings and points of interest.

Each inset map is accompanied by an easy to use index of cities and towns, roads, hotels, attractions, golf courses, parks and other points of interest, which will aid in planning your route and arriving at your destination. A diagram of Orlando Airport will allow you to navigate this travel hub quickly and efficiently. Background information about the city, an overview of the public transit system and descriptions of top attractions in and around the city are also provided.

Every Destination Map is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough — capable of withstanding the rigors of any kind of travel.

  • Map Scale = 1:28,500
  • Sheet Size = 24.75" x 17.75"
  • Folded Size = 4" x 8.75"

Lonely Planet Florida (Travel Guide)

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Lonely Planet Florida is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Dance to Caribbean beats in Miami, fulfill your inner child at Walt Disney World, or kayak the Everglades' shallow waterways; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Florida and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Florida Travel Guide:

  • Color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, culture, art, literature, cinema, music, art-deco architecture, cuisine, landscapes, wildlife.
  • Free, convenient pull-out Miami city map (included in print version), plus over 20 color maps
  • Covers Miami, South Beach, Everglades, Florida Keys, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Orlando, Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld, Cape Canaveral, Tampa Bay and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Florida, our most comprehensive guide to Florida, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

  • Looking for just the highlights? Check out Lonely Planet's Discover Florida, a photo-rich guide to the state's most popular attractions.
  • Looking for a guide focused on Miami? Check out Lonely Planet's Miami & the Keys guide for a comprehensive look at all the city has to offer.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Eastern USA guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer, or Florida & the South's Best Trips, for amazing road-trip itineraries.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Adam Karlin, Jennifer Denniston, Paula Hardy and Ben Walker.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.



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