Information and Resources for the Orlando Area
From Theresa Johnston, former About.com Guide
- Orlando Photo Tours
- Share Your Opinions
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Visiting Orlando
- Moving to Orlando
- Resident Resources
- Employment & Jobs
- Education, Schools and Libraries
- Senior Resources
- Parties & Special Events
- Getting Married
- Free, Discounts & Money Savers
- Weather Conditions & Temperatures
- Roads, Maps & Transportation
Orlando Photo Tours
Attractions, cityscapes, celebrities - Photos depicting both life in Orlando and special events that contribute to making this a great city to live in or visit.
- Tiger Woods in Orlando
- Celebrities Visit Disney
- Family Photos from Disney
- Tour Loch Haven Park
- Orange County Regional History Center
- Morse Museum of American Art
- Albin Polasek Museum & Gardens
- Downtown Orlando
- Historic Orlando Photos
- Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
- The Magic Kingdom
- Epcot's World Showcase
- Disney's Animal Kingdom
- SeaWorld's Discovery Cove
- Islands of Adventure - Universal
- Fantasy Fest in Key West
- Florida Web Cams
- Orlando's Favorite Appetizers
- Orlando Magic
- Where in Orlando?
Share Your Opinions
Here are forms and polls that you can use to submit reviews, comments and ideas about Orlando. Do you have a favorite or not so favorite area nightclub, bar, restaurant or theme park ride? You don't need to use your real name, and you can post as often as you like.
- Top Things to do at the Beach?
- Favorite Orlando Steakhouse?
- Where do Kids Eat for Free?
- Where do You Like to Grocery Shop?
- What is your favorite act at La Nouba?
- What's the Best way to Help Our Schools?
- Which Water Park is Your Favorite?
- Would You Visit a Nude Beach or Nudist Resort?
Frequently Asked Questions
Tid bits of information regarding life in the Central Florida area.
- Are Red Light Cameras enforcable in Florida?
- What is the law regarding School Buses and School Zones
- What is the Legal Drinking Age in Florida?
- What is the law regarding Drinking and Driving in Florida?
- How to replace your FL Driver's License on-line
- How to add Emergency Contact Info to a Driver's License
- How to obtain a Disabled Parking Permit in Orlando
- How to figure out your Car's Miles Per Gallon
- What days can You Water Your Lawn?
- How to Register to Vote
- How to Obtain a Marriage License in Orlando
- How to Play the Florida Lottery
- How much is Sales Tax in Central Florida?
- What is Florida's Move Over Law?
- Driving on Orlando's Toll Roads
Information to guide you as you visit the Orlando area, one of the world's most popular tourist destinations. Where to stay, information on theme parks, specials, discounts and other attractions in the area.
- I-4 Exits in Seminole County
- Hotels & Lodging
- Bed & Breakfast
- Renting a Vacation Home
- Airport Car Rentals
- Orlando Radio Stations
- Florida Citrus Bowl
- Orlando Area Airports
- Orange County Convention Center
- Pointe Orlando
- International Drive
- Average Monthly Temperatures
- Free Orlando Phone Apps
Moving to Orlando
Comfortable year round temperatures make the Orlando area a popular residential destination for many. The growth of the city in the last 35 years has prompted many new businesses and corporations to make Orlando their home, thus bringing in new jobs and better schools.
Topics of interest for Florida residents whether you are new to the Orlando area or a Florida native. Helpful information and resources for area residents.
- Radio Stations in Orlando
- Dog Friendly Parks
- Public County Health Departments
- Kid's Birthday Party Places
Employment & Jobs
Looking for employment in Orlando? A listing of some of the area's top employers for Government, Tourism and Local Companies to help you find a job.
Education, Schools and Libraries
Orlando has a wide variety of educational options, ranging from public and private schools, to four-year universities, to college programs for working adults in Orange, Seminole, Lake and Osceola Counties.
- Back to School Information
- Public School Boards
- Public School Standardized Testing
- Public Libraries
- Area Private Schools
- Adult Education
- Florida Colleges & Universities
- Florida College Web Cams
- Full Sail University
- Community Colleges in the Orlando Area
- Technical, Medical Technology & Culinary Schools
- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
- Stetson University
- Rollins College
- University of Central Florida
Year-round or seasonal, the Central Florida area has a large over 55 population. Find out more about some of the adult communities that available and resources that are designed for active adults.
- Why Choose an Active Adult Community?
- Top Orlando Area Adult Communities
- How to Obtain a Disabled Parking Permit
Parties & Special Events
Intimate or extravagant, the Orlando area is loaded with venues for hosting your next event - everything from corporate Christmas Parties to your child's first birthday party.
As more and more couples are traveling to Central Florida to tie the knot, Orlando wedding resources are abundant. Save yourself some time by previewing products and services for your special day.
- Steps for Planning Your Wedding
- How To Obtain a Marriage License in Orlando
- Romantic Places in Orlando
- Romantic Songs
- Facility Rentals in the Orlando Area
Free, Discounts & Money Savers
Specials for Florida Residents including special tax incentives, discounts at Theme Parks, Museums, Parks & Gardens and Orlando restaurants.
- Low Cost Places to go Swimming
- Monthly Special Deals in Orlando
- Orlando Area Discounts & Coupons
- Go Orlando Card
- Money Saving Tip of the Week
- Free Help with your Income Tax Return
- Florida's Hurricane Sales Tax Holiday
- Florida Tax Free Weekend
- Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free
- Free Flu Shots
- Orlando Military Discounts
- Free Orlando Area Walking Tours
- Free Admission to SeaWorld for Military
- Free Admission to Museums
- Free Lectures, Education and Classes
- Free Outdoor Movies
- Free Entertainment & Concerts
- Free Admission Days
- Free Library Programs for Kids
- Free Something Different to Do
Weather Conditions & Temperatures
Local and state weather forecasts including Hurricane information. See the weather in other parts of Florida by previewing one of the many area web cams.
- Monthly Orlando Temperatures
- Hurricane Information
- Hurricane Survival Tips
- Hurricane Names for this Year
Roads, Maps & Transportation
Whether by airplane, bus, train or car, information on roads, tolls, public transportation and rental agencies in the Orlando area.