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Enjoy Orlando on a Budget
Cheap areas to stay in OrlandoFlorida’s sun-dappled, lake-studded city of Orlando is theme park central, boasting an abundance of amusement parks and family-friendly resorts. If you’re looking to travel on a budget, check out the cheap hotels scattered around Big Sand Lake, based at the junction of SeaWorld and Universal Orlando, just southwest of downtown Orlando. Walt Disney World Orlando accommodates budget holiday makers, too, with several inexpensive hotels located in the park. For a buzzing city atmosphere, stay in one of downtown Orlando’s affordable hotels.
Cheap hotels in OrlandoThe Comfort Inn Orlando Lake Buena Vista is an inexpensive lakeside hotel offering simple ensuite rooms with free WiFi, free parking, and a shimmering outdoor swimming pool – all beside Walt Disney World. Days Inn Orlando/International Drive is another affordable inn-style hotel, boasting a convenient 24-hour front desk, a refreshing outdoor pool, and immediate access to Universal Orlando. The Orlando Continental Plaza Hotel is based nearby, where you’ll enjoy cheap but stylish ensuite air-conditioned guestrooms, a free theme park shuttle, and an outdoor pool.
Where to find cheap food in OrlandoIn downtown Orlando, and out southeast along the theme park corridor – the stretch between Universal Orlando and Walt Disney World – you’ll find a selection of cheap and easy classic diners and bistros, serving filling sub sandwiches, inexpensive plates of macaroni cheese, and hearty burgers. There’s also an abundance of affordable Asian eateries in both these areas. If you find yourself searching for cheap eats in one of Orlando’s theme parks, keep your eyes open for their all-you-can-eat budget buffets.
Cheap things to do in OrlandoOrlando may be known for its wealth of theme parks, but it provides plenty of cheap and captivating cultural sites in its own right. Culture vultures will be happy to find inexpensive tickets for 2 top Orlando art museums – The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, displaying multicolored stained glass works by the American designer Tiffany, and the spherical white stone Orlando Museum of Art, showcasing local and international contemporary works. Escape Orlando’s urban energy at the Harry P. Leu Gardens, where 3 miles of walkways wind around dense palm and bamboo gardens and tropical flowerbeds – entry is always cheap, but free on the first Monday of each month. History buffs, meanwhile, can spend an afternoon exploring Downtown’s early 20th-century county courthouse, which today functions as the Orange County Regional Historic Center, displaying educational heritage exhibits.
Cheap ways to get around OrlandoThe cheapest way to travel around Orlando – throughout the central city area and from theme park to theme park – is by public bus or public trolley/shuttle service. The bus network, LYNX, operates many different routes, which cover most of central and greater Orlando. LYNX even supplies the Lymmo Bus route – a circular downtown Orlando bus that’s totally free of charge. The various Orlando shuttle services, which run every day of the week, offer quick and stress-free transport.
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