Central Florida

Central Florida is a favorite destination for visitors due to the theme parks, NASCAR races, natural springs, golf courses, and the NASA facilities that put a man on the moon.



Other destinations

Central Florida is home to many natural springs. Many have been incorporated into state parks. The springs are great during the summer months because the water stays at a constant 72 degrees and the water is perfect for cooling off. Many visitors also go to the springs to spot manatees and alligators and to go boating. Some of the more popular natural springs destinations are listed:


English is the official language of the state. However, the Spanish language is making inroads throughout the state. Native-born Floridians will usually speak in a southern accent. However, after the migration of millions of Americans from other states to Florida, the southern dialect is becoming diluted with other accents.

Get in

By plane

Full sized Hotel, with all anemnities and services, directly within Orlando International Airport itself.

Be aware that there are more airports throughout Central Florida which may get you closer to your ultimate destination; watch for these smaller airports while researching your destination.

By boat

Coastal cities have excellent year-round marina facilities, often serving large, luxury yachts. Port Canaveral on the Atlantic Coast and Tampa Bay on the Gulf Coast serve as cruise ports.

By train

By bus

Central Florida is served by Greyhound Bus Lines, which has scheduled stops in Orlando and other cities. The Greyhound routes connect with other major cities in the United States of America.

By car

Get around

By car

By train

By bus


Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse in Ponce Inlet



With two coastlines, seafood is extremely popular in Central Florida. Some favorite dishes in the area include:


All the counties throughout Central Florida are "wet" counties. Alcoholic beverages are sold in both taverns and liquor stores. The Florida State Alcoholic Beverage Control (Police) frequently conduct raids for underage drinking in tourist areas, particularly during Spring Break. There are places in the area for clubbing mainly in Orlando and the beach tourist areas. There are also many biker bars around the area because of periodic motorcycle rallies.

Tropical Drinks

Some tropical drinks that are popular in Central Florida, include:

Stay safe

The Safety rate is very high.

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