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The insiders guide to Orange County Florida

Orange county Florida is home to Orlando, which is famous for Disney World, Seaworld, Universal Studios and many other theme parks.

Orange County It is one of the largest counties in Florida in population and includes such cities as Apopka, Lake Buena Vista, Maitland, Ocoee, and Winter Park in addition to Orlando.

Cities in Orange County


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College Park

Just a few minutes west of downtown Orlando is a quaint brick street neighborhood called college park. College park is 287 acres of unique homes on quiet well kept streets.

Dubsdread Golf Course

On the northern edge of Orlando almost on the border of Winter Park is Dubsdread Public Golf course.

The course is just minutes from downtown Orlando and features an 18-hole course that is a relatively short 6,055 yards and a great restaurant.

Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic were created in 1989 as part of an expansion of the NBA. The Magic are in the Eastern Conference of the NBA and play in the Orlando Arena in the center of downtown Orlando Florida.

Rollins College

Winter Park is home to Rollins College Florida’s oldest recognized college. As a private liberal arts school Rollins College provides a challenging undergraduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Rollins also has the top rated Crummer Graduate School of Business and the Hamilton Holt School offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in an evening studies program.

Seaworld

If you could only visit 2 theme parks in Orlando, Seaworld would have to be on your list.

At Seaworld you can see a 10,000 pound killer whale jump 20 feet of out the water, propel a trainer like a rocket, and use its’ tail to splash the first 15 rows of spectators. And that’s just one show.

University of Central Florida

Based in Orlando The University of Central Florida is a public multi-campus metropolitan research university. UCF was founded in 1968 with campuses to serve its 11 surrounding counties. The University offers 95 Baccalaureate, 97 Master’s, and 28 Doctoral programs to the student population of over 46,000.

Winter Park Homes

The homes in Winter Park Florida are a major attraction for visitors and new residents. Winter Park homes range from modest to massive.

By massive we are talking about 10,000 square feet with 6 bedrooms, 6 full baths and 3 half baths, a pool, dock, and boathouse on a beautiful lake. All that can be yours for about $5.5 million.