Start planning your dream vacation to Orlando, Florida! Whether you’re traveling to the area with a retreat, family, or just as a friend getaway, you are bound to have endless fun. From nightlife to theme parks, Orlando easily caters to many interests, hobbies, and enjoyments. Having a hard time deciding what to do? Our Orlando area guide is here to help you plan your entire trip. Browse through our wide selection of categories that have been put together by our Magical team to ensure you take advantage of everything Orlando has to offer. It’s time to plan for your magical Orlando getaway with the ultimate Orlando travel guide!
Orlando Area Guide
Now that you have booked with Magical Vacation Homes, we are excited to assist with creating a worry-free, exciting vacation. From grocery delivery to an at-home chef, to even having a family photography session, we are here to offer amazing suggestions. Let our concierge team provide you the best ideas on your future getaway!
AIR EXCURSIONS, BALLOONING & HELICOPTER TOURS
Experience the adventure of a lifetime high in the sky with your family. These local attractions will be sure to please and you will enjoy an exciting vacation adventure!
NEARBY FLORIDA AIRPORTS
Take a look at the travel options you and your family have when planning your magical vacation to one of our properties. Orlando is home to one of the largest airports in the nation and the perfect landing spot to get you to your property!
Fancy an afternoon exploring and maybe popping into a local art gallery to spice up your brain waves? Go visit our local art galleries and enjoy the beauty of Orlando`s greatest artists.
BEST FLORIDA BEACHES
Need a break from the theme parks!? Kick off your shoes and get ready to sunbathe on some of our amazing beaches in Florida. Within a selection of beaches on the East and West Coast you will be spoiled for choice!
BICYCLE, ATV & SEGWAY TOURS
Love the Florida breeze whipping through your hair? Love an adventure? Take the day or simply the afternoon with your family and enjoy outdoor tours on a range of transportation methods!
BOAT, ECO & PADDLE TOURS & RENTALS
Take the day to explore the beauty of Florida. Find Florida boat, eco and paddle tours to pristine back bays, lakes, rivers and much more. The kids will love exploring the waters and the unique wildlife.
A car is a must when you are traveling to the home of Walt Disney World! With so many theme parks and attractions to visit with the family take a look at renting a car to make sure you do not miss a thing! Most car rental companies are located in the airport so you are ready to go as soon as you land!
Spend the day and night at one of Orlando's most popular destinations. Divided into four areas: Marketplace, The Landing, Town Center, and West Side, the fun never ends and the food always impresses at this exciting entertainment complex.
Enjoy your night out in Orlando! When the sun goes down, the party begins in Orlando. With everything from Dinner Shows to Discos to the amazing acrobatics of La Nouba in Disney you will never be bored after hours! Explore and make plans to enjoy every evening upon your vacation!
Gather everyone around for a relaxing day of fishing. One of the popular activities of Floridians, fishing can be a great way to bond with others and catch fish big or small along the way.
TOP GOLF COURSES
With some of the best Golf Courses in the nation and with over an estimated 1,400 courses throughout the entire State, Florida is the perfect destination for the golfers. Gather a group of buddies and head down to our Resorts and explore surrounding opportunities to play until your hearts desire.
Ride through idyllic Florida woodlands teeming with deer, ducks, armadillos and rabbits. What more could you ask for upon your magical vacation!
Enjoy a night out with the family putting holes at one of Orlando`s multiple themed courses. Fancy a glow in the dark game? Fancy hitting some balls through pirate wrecks? Orlando is the perfect place for the magical game of family mini golf.
Take a stroll through the culture-filled hallways of Orlando's local museums. Our museums offer history and education to all of those who enter.
ORLANDO PRO SPORTS
Orlando proudly shows the world its passion in many ways, including sports. While you're vacationing with us, take a day to see some of our exciting sports games at our beautiful arena and stadium.
PARKS & GARDENS
Watch the colors of the city come to life at one of our many gardens and parks. It's best to visit these areas during spring, but you will still be in awe of the sights throughout the year.
For those passionate about the performing arts, the Orlando-area has plenty to offer. During the afternoon or later on in the night, you can find many broadways, ballets, and musicals happening close to your vacation home. They are worth the watch for the whole family.
Being in the top-five most visited cities in the United States, it's no wonder that there is so much to do here and so many popular attractions to visit. It's hard to narrow down which to visit, so we have listed some of our favorites for your next magical vacation.
Food can be the best part of your magical getaway, so why not make the most of it and visit the best places in the area? With the countless restaurants in the area, here are some that stand out among the rest.
Being in the Orlando-area can be a shopper's paradise. Shopping is very popular for locals and tourists alike, so it's a great idea to visit some of our fantastic malls that feature all of your favorite brands.
SPORTS & RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Thrill-seekers and outdoorsy adventurists, there are plenty of sports and recreational activities for you to enjoy during your vacation. Visit a state park, dive into some exciting water sports, even go indoor go-kart racing! All of this and more is just a short drive from your property.
Get your racket ready for a few rounds of tennis. Just because you are on vacation doesn't mean the games have to be put on a halt. Play your favorite at one of the area's tennis clubs.
THEATERS & VENUES
Comedy, music, theater, if a venue can make it happen, it will happen. There are many theaters and venues scattered across the Central Florida area, and you won't want to miss what show will go on next.
Orlando is proud to be the theme-park capital of the world. On your future vacation, plan out some days to visit many of our exciting parks for hours to weeks of non-stop entertainment!
If you're not planning to rent a car but still need transportation, there are many companies here in the Orlando-area that can happily assist with your transportation needs!
Stay cool and splash into some of the areas highly-rated water parks. Slide through the attractions and float down the lazy rivers, it will be a fun and relaxing day for the whole party.
WINERIES & BREWERIES
Try some of the areas home-crafted flavors of beer and wine at some of our local wineries and breweries, and pair it with some of your favorite meals.
ZOOS, WILDLIFE REFUGES, & AQUARIUMS
The animal planet is an exciting world. Immerse yourself into some of Central Florida's best aquariums, zoos, and wildlife refuges.