Orlando is a city in the central region of Florida, in the United States. This inland city is the county seat of Orange County, and the fifth largest city in Florida. Orlando is a major tourist destination offering world-class hotels, premier shopping venues, and incredible restaurant options.
Orlando’s economy is largely based on tourism, and it is one of the top cities in the nation for conferences and conventions. But it is also a major industrial and hi-tech center. Companies with office space or other facilities in Orlando include Lockheed-Martin, General Dynamics, Harris, Mitsubishi Power Systems, Siemens, Veritas/Symantec, USAF, Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD), Delta Connection Academy, GE, United States Army Research, AT&T, and Boeing.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are so many things to see and do in Orlando. Nicknamed ‘The Theme Park Capital of the World’, one of the biggest draws for the city is the number of Theme Parks located in or near Orlando. This area is known for Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Studios Florida, and Islands of Adventure, City Walk, SeaWorld, Gatorland, and Wet ’n Wild Water Park. Dining options in Orlando include the Downtown Pour House, Crave, Citrus Restaurant, Bull and Bear Steakhouse, Hue Restaurant, and Carierra’s Cucina italiana. 310 Lakeside is a minimal and elegantly decorated restaurant that offers fine modern cuisine.
The nearest major airport is Orlando International Airport. Featuring international and domestic flights, the airport is 13 miles from the city center. This is the thirteenth busiest airport in the United States, and the 29th busiest in the world. There is Amtrak train service in Orlando and commuter bus service. LYNX is the public bus system that services all of Central Florida including Orlando.