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Orlando area museums

February 2012: You rarely hear the words “Orlando” and “museums” in the same sentence. It’s not why people make the pilgrimage to Central Florida. Still, the area has a few unique collections. It’s home, for example, to the largest collection of Tiffany glass in the world (Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art) and the […] Read more...

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Orlando theater and movies

July 2011: It could be successfully argued that Orlando is theater, from the theme park workers to the rides and shows. Given that creativity, it’s only natural that employees and children of employees have a high interest in acting, directing, and the jobs that go with it. If looking for a night out – dinner […] Read more...

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Where to drink and be merry

July 2011: Orlando has unique bars and taverns located throughout town, but then what city doesn’t? Tourists and many locals, however, focus on three high-party areas: • Universal’s CityWalk: To access Universal’s two theme parks, Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, all visitors must park in two huge garages and walk through CityWalk. Universal, of […] Read more...

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Gambling

July 2011: For casino gambling near Orlando, you must drive a bit, though Jai Alai and dog races (in season) are nearby. The Florida Legislature discusses gambling options almost every year, however, and a tight budget makes the additional income attractive. Things could change. Current gambling options include: • Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Located […] Read more...

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Cruises

July 2011: Port Canaveral offers a number of cruise options, and a three- or four-day cruise coupled with a Disney vacation attracts a lot of guests. Currently, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and the Disney Cruise Line host regular excursions, but ships – since they float – can be relocated easily, and the number of cruise lines/ships […] Read more...

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Orlando shopping

Prime outlets

Shops exist everywhere in Orlando – everywhere. It’s a tourist destination. For the full shopping experience, however, consider the following areas. Each includes a link to the host site for info on specific shops and directions. Disney Each Disney resort has a gift shop (or more) that includes general Disney merchandise and specialty items angled […] Read more...