With the month of June nearing, students across the nation will be getting ready to start their summer vacation and families are preparing for their summer vacation plans. An always popular destination is Orlando, Florida, known as America’s playground. Orlando is home to the world’s most visited theme parks and more than 100 additional attractions for all ages. Warm weather, family-friendly entertainment, dining, nightlife, outlet and designer shopping, golf and spa options, year-round sports and recreation is all part of Orlando. Over 54 million visitors traveled to Orlando in 2011 from around the world, making it the first destination in the country to welcome more than 50 million visitors and remains the most visited destination in the U.S. An all-in-one resource and guide to everything Orlando has to offer is available with Visit Orlando, the official source for Orlando News & Information.
Visit Orlando, The Orlando Tourism BureauTM , is the only officially recognized sales and marketing organization for the Orlando and Orange County area. The mission of Visit Orlando, as the industry’s leader, is to market the area globally as a premier leisure, convention and business destination for the continual economic benefit of the community. Destination information, trip planning ideas and savings can all be found on the user-friendly Visit Orlando website. From planning where to stay in Orlando to purchasing discount cards, the Visit Orlando website provides multi-media content with relevant and current information for aspects of Orlando tourism. Through the Visit Orlando social media channels of Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube anyone can stay connected and update on Orlando’s newest attractions and to discover new things to do.
The Visit Orlando offers a broad range of assistance for all travelers including the special needs community, visitor guides, suggested trip ideas based on preference, and assisting with booking travel packages.
Many families are interested in a ‘staycation’ and residents of Central Florida can learn more about free things to do in Orlando, volunteerism, and the newest happenings.
For more information and about vacation experiences in Orlando, see the VisitOrlando.com. Follow Visit Orlando on Twitter at twitter.com/VisitOrlando, Facebook at facebook.com/VisitOrlando and YouTube at www.youtube.com/visitorlando. Stop by the Official Visitor Center located at 8723 International Drive, at the southeast corner of International Drive and Austrian Row. The Official Visitor Center is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.