Orlando: More Than Theme Parks and Attractions


Orlando is a beautiful destination and a great place to live. Its favorable climate, its amusement parks and a city in constant growth are details that are already known, but this wonderful city has much more to offer; that’s why we share with you these interesting facts about this destination that could be the one you dream of living in.

In its 261.50 square kilometers there are wonders that can hardly be reviewed in a single article, so we have chosen just a few for you to consider as a point in favor of settling in this city.

Orlando has more than 100 parks, more than 100 lakes and multiple community centers that offer programs dedicated to sports, camps and social activities, all in the fresh air.

Harry P. Leu Gardens: To travel to this destination and miss this plantation is a disastrous plan. You would miss out on a beautiful 200-acre estate spread over landscaped lakes, a botanical garden, an arboretum, a forest of beautiful camellias and trails surrounded by oak trees more than two centuries old. The Harry P. Leu Gardens also features exotic plants from around the world and the Leu House Museum, listed on the National Historic Register.

If you enjoy adventure and outdoor activities, the Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park is for you. The adventurers who take the risk to live this exciting experience can move through a maze full of obstacles located in the trees. Hanging trunks and nets are part of the tests that will get your adrenaline pumping. This proposal with 97 challenges and games of all kinds could keep you busy all day, so don’t make other plans for the day you decide to climb this park.

The Lake Underhill Path is located east of downtown Orlando and is 12 feet wide. It connects directly to six parks within the city’s park network, such as Festival Park and Park of the Americas, as well as access to restaurants and shopping centers. On this pathway you can find exercise stations, boat ramps, fishing and bird watching activities.

Demetree Park is located at 650 Santiago Avenue, Orlando, FL 32807. It has 24.6 acres, with three lakes connected by a system of walkways and boardwalks, which will take you through natural spaces ideal for bird watching, picnicking, playing tennis or basketball. You can also fish at the pier or go with your children to play in the many special areas made for them.

With 2.3 acres, Don Dudley Park is located on the shores of Lake Concord on Edgewater Drive in the College Park neighborhood. There you can fish, sit, walk, exercise or just relax with its breathtaking scenery, framed by beautiful oak trees and, of course, Lake Concord.

Festival Park covers 16 acres, where a wide variety of activities are available, especially volleyball, a very popular sport at this site, which is also the beginning of the Lake Underhill Path.

Lake Como Park surrounds Lake Como. It is located at the intersection of Lake Como Circle and Bumby Avenue and is described as a natural oasis surrounded by a residential neighborhood.

With five picnic pavilions, a children’s play area, exercise stations designed for people with disabilities and space for family gatherings, Wadeview Park is one of Orlando’s most popular nature parks. It features an abundance of pine, oak and cypress trees to make this a welcoming place full of goodness.