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  • Posted on 01/25/2015

Top 14 Romantic Things to Do for Valentine’s Day in Orlando

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The month of February may be second on the calendar, but it's the first to celebrate love. Skip the heart-shaped box of chocolates and the over-priced roses and enjoy the sweetest holiday of the year with Orlando's romantic activities and special events. For pull-out-all-the-stops romance, wrap your arms around these 14 adoring things to do for Valentine's Day in Orlando.


  • Posted on 01/21/2015

Inside Orlando: Where to Shop Top 10 Tips

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Shopping while visiting Orlando is about retail therapy unlike anywhere else. And discovering a host of quaint boutiques, theme park shops and expansive shopping malls, all within a convenient twenty-minute drive, you'll soon see why Orlando is a shopper's paradise. Get the inside scoop on where to shop and how to save from Orlando shopping expert, Melanie Pace. She knows how to shop and has the ultimate insider tips for you from our video series "Inside Orlando."


  • Posted on 01/14/2015

Where to Go in 2015? Orlando Makes New York Times Travel's List

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Looking for great recommendations on where to go in 2015? Listed among the New York Times top "52 Places to Go in 2015" is America's top destination for vacation dreams - Orlando, Florida. Sharing the spotlight with destinations like Milan and Singapore, Orlando was included because of our new and unexpected reasons to visit.


  • Posted on 01/11/2015

Escapology: The Pressure Is on to Solve Orlando's Newest Attraction

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Escapology has come to Orlando! What is Escapology you ask? Our group was asking the same question as we walked through the doors of what looked like a large storefront on International Drive in Orlando. But open the doors and an antique filled room with maps on the walls awaits. An Explorers Club of sorts right in the heart of the lovely Piazza Roma Shopping Plaza.


  • Posted on 01/08/2015

Orlando Named in 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations for 2015

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Grab a glass! According to Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Orlando also pours wine experiences that are worth the trip. Orlando has officially been named one the ten best wine travel destinations in the world. The recent article calls out some of Orlando's top loves for foodie and wine lovers comingling with other top wine destinations like New York's Finger Lakes region and France's Loire Valley.


  • Posted on 01/05/2015

Orlando Travel Insiders Share Their Top “Must Know” Tips in New Video Series

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With so much to do in the theme park capital of the world planning your dream vacation can, at times, seem a bit overwhelming. Well, get ready to turn your vacation dream into reality. Tap into all new Orlando insider tips shared from Visit Orlando's exclusive group of travel writers and Orlando experts in our new video series called, "Inside Orlando."


  • Posted on 12/28/2014

Top 14 Most-Read Visit Orlando Stories of 2014


Thrilling, dazzling, exciting, magical. From Wizarding Worlds to Seven Dwarfs, and everything in-between, 2014 was a blockbuster year for new theme park attraction openings and entertainment premieres across Orlando. We've tallied up the 14 most clicked-on Visit Orlando stories of the year. These are the events and insider tips you wanted to know the most about in Orlando in 2014. And here are the winners:


  • Posted on 12/19/2014

Burgushi: Cowfish’s Creative Menu Hits Universal CityWalk Orlando

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Food lovers mount up on the Cowfish for some unique treats that are sure to delight your taste buds. The new Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar is the only place in Orlando where you can find gourmet burgers served alongside fresh rolled sushi. This novel concept restaurant adds their creative flavors to the variety of tasty thrills already available to guests at Universal CityWalk Orlando.


  • Posted on 12/17/2014

Top 12 “Must Know” Tips for SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration

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One of the most festive theme parks at Christmastime is SeaWorld Orlando. More than 100 trees sparkle throughout the park and surprises can be seen around every corner--from A Cappella singers, tasty treats to live Toy Soldiers. Entertaining shows can be seen hourly--From O Wondrous Night and Winter Wonderland On Ice to the fabulous end of evening Holiday Reflections fireworks. Every square inch of the park is decked out in colorful decorations to get you in the holiday spirit.


  • Posted on 12/12/2014

Top “Must Know” Insider Tips for Universal’s Oh What Fun Holiday Celebration

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Oh what fun it is to celebrate the holidays at Universal Orlando Resort. The most joyous holiday traditions sparkle with cheer, including new surprises in the Macy's Holiday Parade, face-to-face encounters with the Grinch and the yuletide sounds of Mannheim Steamroller. Universal's festive season of events are guaranteed to add glitz and glamor to your family's celebration in Orlando.



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