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Orlando, FL

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Nestled in the warm, sunny center of Florida, Orlando is a city of tourism, research, technology, and entertainment. It’s the perfect place to work, play, and live life to the fullest. Walt Disney, Sea World Orlando, and the Universal Resort theme parks, rides, and shows make Orlando a world class destination. Add to that an active music scene, plentiful golf courses, and a variety of shops for a well-rounded city.

Getting Around in Orlando, FL

While commuting via car is certainly the most popular choice in Orlando, there are rail services offered by SunRail for folks traveling north to south through the heart of the city. Bus services are available through LYNX including the LYMMO service which offers rides around downtown free of charge. Biking is also an option with bike lanes and trails throughout the city that allow you to commute to work or simply enjoy the scenery of beautiful Orlando.

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
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The average commuter time in Orlando is:
20 to 24 minutes
Explore info about this city
  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 7.62%
  • 16.25%
  • 2.79%

Orlando's Arts

<p>Orlando is home to the World Ballet Competition, which draws in international talent and puts on the amazing "Gala of the Stars" show at the end of the competition. For a free-spirited event, there's the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival where over the span of twelve days you can dance, sing, put on a show, and simply celebrate accessible art.</p>


<p>Aside from being ranked one of the top vacation destinations in the world - proudly able to boast of having more theme parks and entertainment attractions than anywhere else in the world - Orlando is also a center for companies involved in space exploration and aerospace engineering. Banking institutions and other financial companies are located there as well. In recent years, the city has also become popular for film production for location as well as sound stage work.</p>

Barbecue and Nights Out

<p>As with most Southern cities, the first choice in dining is barbeque and Orlando is no exception. Places like Bubbalou's Bodacious BBQ and Uncle Jones are mainstays. For other types of food, all the theme parks have high end restaurants often with celebrity chefs.</p>