Amusement parks are more than likely the first thing that comes to mind when someone says Orlando. Living in the Orlando area does provide the perk of any time access to some of the most exciting amusements on earth, but there's more.
Beaches are easy to access. The Atlantic Ocean is not far. Cocoa Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Daytona Beach and Melbourne Beach are just about an hour away. The Gulf Coast is about 2 hours away and a great place to visit if you prefer calmer waters. Gulf Beaches include Treasure Island, Clearwater Beach, Siesta Key, Ana Maria Island and more.
Central Florida is also know for its Lakes. Windermere has the Butler Chain of Lakes. There is the Conway Chain of Lakes in Orlando, Clermont has its own Chain of Lakes, and the Winter Park Chain of Lakes to name a few. Boating, skiing and fishing opportunites are plentiful when you live near Orlando.
And Hills...Believe it or not South Lake County has some of the highest elevations in the State of Florida. Known for its Lakes and Hills, the Clermont area has some stunning landscapes and beautiful views.
Shopping, Dining, Nightlife and let's not forget Golf....It's all here in the Orlando area. From the Mall at Millenia with anchors like Neiman Marcus, Macy's and Bloomingdales to Orlando Premium Outlets where you can find something for everyone,shopping options abound.
Downtown Orlando has a vibrant nightlife. Church Street Station is a local favorite for dining, drinks or people watching before going to an event at the Amway Center. Downtown features also include galleries, dining, live music venues, theater, comedy shows and more...
Who can forget the Golf? Known for the Bay Hill Classic and golfing options galore, the Orlando area is one of the premier places for golfers to delight. With world class courses designed by greats like Nick Faldo, Arnold Palmer, and Ward Northrup finding a course for any level of play is a breeze.