The theme park capital of the world, Orlando is a city located in central Florida. Chief among its claims to fame is Walt Disney World, consisting of parks such as the Magic Kingdom™, Epcot™, Animal Kingdom™, Hollywood Studios™, as well as water parks. Another major destination, Universal Orlando, offers Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, with the Wizarding World of Harry Potter encompassing both.
But it is not only the parks that Orlando is known for. Affectionately nicknamed the "City Beautiful," Orlando is a city with lots of nature and friendly people.
Downtown Orlando is the heart of Central Florida's hometown of arts, culture, nightlife and entertainment. From world-class performances at the Dr. Phillips Center to renowned dining options, luxury boutique hotels, eclectic stores and the region's best bar scene, downtown Orlando is dynamic and lively year-round.
Church Street and Wall Street are popular areas for the younger crowd, with casual bars and local pubs to sophisticated wine bars and rooftop clubs, while Lake Eola and Thornton Park offer weekly events, farmers markets, and scenic settings for visitors of all ages.