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Orlando Is More Than Just a Tourist Destination



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By : Paul Escobedo    99 or more times read
Orlando is located centrally in Florida. Originally the center of a major citrus growing region, Orlando is a city now heavily urbanized with various industries. The Orlando metropolitan area has a population of 2,082,628 as per US Census Bureau estimates. Today, Orlando is a major tourist destination. Most parts of Orlando are wetlands, consisting of many lakes and swamps. The area is dotted with hundreds of lakes, the largest of which is Lake Apopka. The terrain is generally flat, making the land fairly low and wet. The city has a warm and humid subtropical climate. Today, Orlando is a major tourist destination.

Tourism plays an important part in driving Orlando's economy. It is home to Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort and Sea World Orlando. Millions of tourists flock to the city every year to sample its diverse culture and natural resources. The Orange County Convention Center, expanded in 2004 to over two million square feet of exhibition space, is now the second-largest convention complex in terms of space, trailing only McCormick Place in Chicago. The city vies with Chicago and Las Vegas for hosting the most convention attendees in the United States.

The Walt Disney World resort is the area's largest attraction with its many facets such as the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, Typhoon Lagoon, Blizzard Beach, and Downtown Disney. SeaWorld Orlando is a large park that features numerous zoological displays and marine animals alongside an amusement park with roller coasters and Water Park. Universal Orlando, like Walt Disney World, is a multi-faceted resort comprising Universal Studios Florida, CityWalk, Islands of Adventure, and the Wet n' Wild water park. Orlando attractions also appeal to many locals who want to enjoy themselves close to home.

If Orlando is in your mind and you plan to stay here, there are a quite a few townhome communities to explore:

Lake Mary Landings Townhomes stands tall when it comes to convenience. This appealing community is set upon a picturesque atmosphere and a variety of townhome designs as well as an extensive list of interior appointments, all within a highly-desirable Lake Mary location easily accessible to major roadways such as Interstate 4, 17-92 and 417. Here, residents will enjoy a tranquil environment and a low-maintenance lifestyle in the heart of Seminole county. Some of the prominent features of the community includes a playground and quality schools to take care of your kid's education.

Prairie Lake Reserve is Park Square's new custom-designed townhome community. One can enjoy the care-free lifestyle that a townhome community typifies apart from offering easy access to nearby malls, shops, restaurants and entertainment. Minutes from major expressways it is close to the West Orange Trail-a waterhole for hikers and bikers alike. It also has a wonderful community pool and cabana. Prairie Lake Reserve offers all the convenience of townhome living as well as the many joys of home ownership.

Built with utmost care, Heritage Commons Townhomes sports eSMART features that save energy, conserve water and improve indoor air quality. The Gated Community Entrance, Resort-style pool with covered cabana, and tot lot playground, it has a top rated Seminole County School District, Located within walking distance to shops, restaurants, grocery stores, Red Bug Lake Park, it also offers easy access to Orlando International Airport.

SummerBrooke Townhomes is located in Mount Dora is part of a charming and distinctive lakeside town set among the rolling hills of Lake County. The scenic beauty of this town beckons you to enjoy the nature walk on Palm Island or stroll around the trails for stunning lake views or to watch romantic sunsets. SummerBrooke is located just two miles from Mount Dora's great restaurants and historic downtown shopping district so you'll have easy access to everything you need. Facilities include a community clubhouse with a pool, recreation areas and lush green parks. Experience one of Mount Dora's best kept secrets at SummerBrooke!
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