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Facts About Orlando, FL

Regional Population: 207,970

Elevation: 30 meters

Time Zone: America/Kentucky/Monticello

Local Currency: USD

Latitude: 28.5383355

Longitude: -81.3792365

Nearby Airports: ORL, MCO

Top Trips: road trips to Orlando

How Far Is It: distance to Orlando


Articles About Orlando, FL

Orlando: Theme Parks and Beyond

Tips on how to enjoy a visit to the world’s theme park capital and explore local favorites outside the parks.

Disney World for the Budget Conscious

A family vacation at the Mouse’s House doesn’t come cheap. Read how our writer saved her family some Disney dollars.

Walt Disney World Park Plan

Learn when to visit, how to beat the lines, catch the best rides and keep all family members happy during your Disney World family vacation.

Orlando Family Dining: A Break from the Chains

Add flavor to your Orlando family dinner by visiting one of these restaurants with personality.

Orlando: A Paradise for Young Athletes

Orlando’s myriad sports facilities make it easy for young athletes to keep up their training while on vacation.

Best Spots to Play Golf in Orlando

After you tire of the amusement park rides, check out our expert’s picks for the best Orlando golf courses.

Orlando Roller Coasters: Top Teen Screams

Orlando’s many rollers coasters are teen favorites. Which are best? Let our local teen guide give you the inside scoop.

Winter Park: Orlando’s Secret Haven

Enjoy a serene respite in this former resort village for a break from the nearby theme parks, with a farmer’s market, the Morse Museum Tiffany collection, luxury boutiques and sidewalk cafés.

Affordable Family Fun at U.S. Amusement Parks

For families on a budget, amusement and water parks offer low-cost thrills and new attractions, often close to home.

New Amusement Parks and Rides for Summer 2008

On your next family vacation, test your fear and keep your cool on thrilling new coasters and giant water slides across the country.

Water Parks: Wild Waves of Family Fun

Cool off with your kids at wet and wild family water parks across the United States.

On Cloud Nine at the Kennedy Space Center

Explore deep space and meet astronauts at this popular science center near Orlando, Florida.

Family Vacation Savings, Theme Park Passes, Free Gas Cards

Williamsburg theme park passes and hotel discount package, free Orlando and San Francisco hotel gas card offers, Bahamas Wyndham Nassau resort discount.

Family Deals: Disney, San Francisco, Beijing, New York

This week's specials range from an Orlando single-parent family deal to a package for the Beijing Olympics.

Survival Tips From a Disney Mom

A mom who’s visited Disney 54 times explains how the ever-daunting Disney World vacation can actually be a walk-in-the-park.

Walt Disney World & Orlando: Guidebook Guidance

Both Frommer’s and DK Eyewitness Travel guides give you the lowdown on navigating Walt Disney World with kids, as well as touting the charms of nearby Orlando.

Tackling Orlando

Every parent knows they must plan a family vacation to this theme park mecca at some point. Our latest issue tells you how.


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