Just the mention of Orlando alone can make any kid’s heart race. That’s because Orlando, FL is the top destination for fun and family vacations in the country — and dare we say it, in the world. It’s unofficially the theme park capital of the country for good reason: Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Florida, SeaWorld Orlando, several epic waterparks, and countless Orlando resorts all reside here. Step off the roller coasters for a day and you’ll discover there’s more to the Orlando area than the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Epcot Center, including charming tree-lined neighborhoods, a burgeoning food scene, world-class golf courses, high-end shopping, gardens and nature preserves, craft cocktails bars, pet-friendly parks, and a slower pace away from the crowds. When the day is over, the fun doesn’t stop. Vacation rentals and resorts in Orlando continue to keep the whole family entertained with private swimming pools, fitness centers, game rooms, mini golf, and more. Find the magic here!

Top vacation rentals in Orlando

Living area | Smart TV, DVD player, books, video library
5.0
Outstanding(236 Reviews)
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Condo/apt. near Disney, Universal, 3 pools, WIFI,free Parking !
4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Looking for a business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, or traveling to Orlando, at $88 per night for your next great vacation.

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A heated pool
5.0
Outstanding(230 Reviews)
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Spacious condo | extra amenities | epic lake-view
8 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette
Top rated

This Apartment in Orlando, is the right price for your (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.) today!

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4.5
Excellent(3,410 Reviews)
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4star
Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport Hotel
Garden · Pool · Pets allowed

When traveling to Orlando, if you are looking for (business stays, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.) this is the perfect place at $96 per night.

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4.2
Excellent(606 Reviews)
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Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
Garden · Pool · Pets allowed

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Vacation rentals with air conditioning in Orlando

Interior
4.8
Outstanding(226 Reviews)
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More Room to Relax -Theme Parks/Convention Center
8 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Discover the beauty of Orlando with a stay at More Room to Relax -Theme Parks/Convention Center, a top rated Apartment with amenities such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Living area | Smart TV, foosball, books, video library
4.8
Outstanding(243 Reviews)
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Stunning 3BR/2BA Orlando Vista Cay - Disney/Universal/Occc!
6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

This attractive Apartment in Orlando, $195 per night for your (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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5.0
Outstanding(194 Reviews)
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Spacious Condo in Vista Cay, near Convention Center, Sea World, Universal Studio
10 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Discover the beauty of Orlando with a stay at Spacious Condo in Vista Cay, near Convention Center, Sea World, Universal Studio, a top rated Apartment with amenities such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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3.5
Average(1,762 Reviews)
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Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Orlando Resort & Suites Intl Drive
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Nestled in Orlando, this Resort is perfect for your next vacation. Enjoy Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Orlando Resort & Suites Intl Drive's top-rated amenities, including Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Laundry, and more.

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Orlando travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Orlando vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Orlando, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What do I need to know before visiting Orlando, FL?

Before visiting Orlando, FL, it is important to know the following:

  • The city has a humid subtropical climate, so it is important to be aware of the weather and plan accordingly.
  • Orlando is home to many theme parks, so it is important to plan ahead and purchase tickets if needed.
  • The city also offers a variety of restaurants, attractions, and activities, so it is important to do some research to find the best places to visit.

Additionally, it is important to be aware of the city's safety protocols and to practice social distancing when out and about.

What are the top things to do in Orlando, FL?

Orlando, FL is a great destination for visitors of all ages, offering a variety of activities and attractions. Here are the top things to do in Orlando:

  • Visit the world-famous Disney World theme parks
  • Explore the iconic Universal Studios
  • Take a gondola ride at SeaWorld Orlando
  • Go on an adventure at Gatorland
Orlando is also home to a vibrant nightlife, delicious restaurants, and plenty of shopping opportunities. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly vacation or an adventure-filled getaway, Orlando is the perfect destination.

Where is Orlando, FL?

Orlando, FL is a city located in the central region of the state of Florida. It is the county seat of Orange County and the sixth most populous city in Florida. The city is best known for its theme parks, including Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Orlando, FL?

Orlando, FL is home to some of the most popular shopping destinations in the United States. Here are some of the top spots:

  • Mall at Millenia
  • Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets
  • The Florida Mall

Each of these shopping destinations offers a unique selection of stores, restaurants, and entertainment options for visitors to enjoy.

Is Orlando, FL safe to travel to?

Orlando, FL is generally safe to travel to. Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind when visiting:

  • Be aware of your surroundings and trust your instincts.
  • Avoid walking alone at night.
  • Be aware of pickpockets in crowded areas.

What’s the closest beach to Orlando?

The closest beach to Orlando’s location in Central Florida is Cocoa Beach, an hour away on the Atlantic Coast.

When is the best time to go to Orlando, Florida?

The best time to visit Orlando, Florida is in the spring between March and May. Weather is especially pleasant that time of year, with average temperatures from lows in the 50s to highs in the 80s. Prices for hotels and Orlando vacation home rentals tend to be cheaper around this time of year too.

What theme parks are in Orlando, Florida?

Orlando, Florida’s 12 main theme parks include:
  • 1. Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World
  • 2. EPCOT in Walt Disney World
  • 3. Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World
  • 4. Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World
  • 5. Typhoon Lagoon Waterpark in Walt Disney World
  • 6. Blizzard Beach Waterpark in Walt Disney World
  • 7. SeaWorld Orlando
  • 8. Aquatica Waterpark in SeaWorld Orlando
  • 9. Discovery Cove in SeaWorld Orlando
  • 10. Universal Studios in Universal Orlando Resort
  • 11. Islands of Adventure in Universal Orlando Resort
  • 12. Volcano Bay Waterpark in Universal Orlando Resort

What is there to do in Orlando other than visiting a theme park?

Although theme parks are a big draw for Orlando, savvy vacationers will find much more than thrills in this city. With the nickname "The City Beautiful," there's much to be found in the way of natural beauty in Orlando.
  • Baldwin Park: If extensive walking trails, a lake, and expansive green space sound perfect, then check out Baldwin Park. Many restaurants line the streets in this community too.
  • - Milk District: Those looking for something special can't help but love the Milk District. Known for its eclectic mix of pubs and shops, it's always an adventure to wander these streets.
  • - Downtown Orlando: Explore the downtown district on foot to find amazing bars, boutiques, galleries, museums, and theaters. Lake Eola Park occupies a prime spot in the center of this district.

What are the best neighborhoods to visit in Orlando, FL?

  • Downtown Orlando: Home to an array of attractions, such as the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Amway Center, and Lake Eola Park.
  • Universal Orlando: A must-visit for thrill-seekers, as it features two theme parks (Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure) and the Universal CityWalk entertainment complex.
  • Disney World: This world-famous resort is home to four theme parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom) as well as two water parks.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Orlando, FL?

  • Outdoor pools - Orlando is known for its abundance of outdoor pools, making it a great destination for anyone wanting to relax in the Florida sun.
  • Fitness centers - Many Orlando vacation rentals offer on-site fitness centers, making it easy for visitors to maintain their regular workout routine.
  • Game rooms - Many vacation rentals in Orlando feature game rooms, making it a great spot for families looking to have a fun evening together.
  • Kid-friendly amenities - Many vacation rentals in Orlando offer kid-friendly amenities such as playgrounds, mini golf, and more.
  • Fully equipped kitchens - Many Orlando vacation rentals come with fully equipped kitchens, perfect for those wanting to prepare their own meals.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Orlando, FL?

Orlando, FL is a popular tourist destination and there are many attractions that are must-visits. These include:

  • Walt Disney World
  • Universal Studios Florida
  • SeaWorld Orlando
  • Discovery Cove

Visitors can also explore the city's many museums, art galleries, and parks. Shopping and dining are also popular activities in Orlando, with a variety of malls, outlets, and restaurants to choose from.

How can I get around in Orlando, FL?

You can get around Orlando, FL in many ways:

  • Public transportation, including a bus system and SunRail commuter train.
  • Renting a car or using ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft.
  • Walking, biking, or rollerblading.

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Orlando, FL?

Orlando, FL is full of great options for affordable accommodation. Here are some of the best deals to be found:

  • The Enclave Hotel & Suites: Offering up to 40% off their regular rates, this hotel is the perfect budget-friendly option.
  • Extended Stay America: With weekly and monthly rates, Extended Stay America is ideal for long-term stays.
  • Orlando International Resort Club: This hotel offers great discounts on its family-friendly suites.
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites: La Quinta offers comfortable rooms at a great value.

What is the culture like in Orlando, FL?

Orlando, FL is a vibrant city with plenty of culture. From its thriving nightlife and restaurant scenes to its numerous museums and galleries, there is something for everyone in Orlando. Here are 5 points that give a glimpse into the culture of Orlando.

  • The city is home to a number of unique and diverse neighborhoods.
  • There are numerous cultural attractions, such as the Orlando Museum of Art and the Orlando Science Center.
  • The city has a thriving nightlife scene, with plenty of bars, clubs, and restaurants.
  • Orlando is home to a number of festivals and events throughout the year, such as the Orlando International Fringe Festival and the Orlando Film Festival.
  • The city is known for its vibrant music scene, with a wide variety of genres represented.

What is the price range for rentals in Orlando?

Vacation rentals in Orlando have a price range between $39-$5,150. The average price for rentals in Orlando is $155 per night.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Orlando?

  • Air conditioner
  • Internet / Wifi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette

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