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Sunshine, blue skies and tons of fun make every trip to Orlando memorable. From its fabulous theme parks to its outdoor adventures to its family fun, this magical place is chock full of things to do, see and experience. It’s also filled with many options for accommodations, ranging from standard Orlando hotels to pet-friendly condos near Disney World. Before you start planning your trip, there’s a lot to consider, including the best time to visit, things to do and places to go with your pet. We know that once you find the right pet-friendly rental to call home, you’ll have a blast exploring the rest of what Orlando offers.

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Best Time to Visit Orlando

There are a few factors that go into deciding the best time to visit Orlando. Prices for airfare are often lowest from September through October, but hurricane season can pose a threat for vacationers and their furry friends. From December through February, you can enjoy lovely weather with daytime temperatures in the 70s and nighttime temperatures in the high 40s, but most of the city’s top attractions are jam-packed with tourists fleeing the winter weather at home. For nice weather, tame crowds and decent prices, most travel experts recommend visiting sometime between March and May.

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Things to Do in Orlando

Before booking your vacation rental, consider the attractions on your itinerary. Of course, if Disney World is the main event, finding a pet-friendly rental as close as possible to the parks should be among your chief concerns. But, there’s more to Orlando than just Disney, and if you’re thinking about checking out some of the area’s other amazing things to do, consider finding Disney World rentals in a central location or with easy access to major roadways. Wondering what to do while you’re here? Consider checking out some of the other main attractions, such as:

  • Disney World
  • SeaWorld
  • Gatorland
  • Universal Studios
  • Crayola Experience
  • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
  • Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
  • Madame Tussauds Orlando
  • Orlando Science Center
  • Orlando Fire Museum
  • Exotic Animal Experience
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Orlando Pet Amenities

So you’ve booked your pet-friendly Orlando rental and filled your itinerary with fun things to do. Now the missing piece of the puzzle is figuring out some of the best things to do your with your pet while you’re here. When you’re visiting attractions that don’t welcome pets, consider booking your pal into daycare at specialty spots that offer boarding and daycare for small pets, cats and dogs. When you want to get your dog out for a romp in the park, consider visiting one of the city’s dog parks. These include Park of the Americas, which offers small and large dog areas and plenty of shade to keep your dogs cooler on sunny days; Barber Park, which has a fenced dog run and a washing station; and Lake Baldwin Park, with 23 acres of space and a large lake for you and your pup to swim in together.

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