Car rental Orlando
Located in the central region of the state of Florida
, United States, Orlando is the fifth largest city in Florida, also the state's largest inland city. Being home to Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, and Sea World Orland, tourism serves as one major force driving the Orlando area economy.
Orlando is known as the largest car rental market in the world and the capital of car rental companies. Many tourists rent a car in Orlando to get around. It is a large city but it's still quite easy and convenient to get to your destination with car hire. The roads conditions are very good, with all major attractions well signed. All you need to do is try to avoid the traffic jams during rush hours. Interstate 4 is the main highway through Orlando. Take a ride with car rental in Orlando on the highway, along which all the major tourist attractions are located, such as Downtown Orlando, International Drive, Amway Arena, Arabian Nights dinner theater, Walt Disney World Universal Studios, Sea World, Discovery Cove and more. When traveling by car rental in Orlando, you cannot miss International Drive, a strip of road that runs parallel to Interstate4, where many shops, restaurants appealing to tourists can be found.
Here are some parking tips for people using car rental in Orlando in places dense with tourists: there is a huge enclosed parking garage with elevators, wheelchair rental and on-site kennel at Universal Orlando. Regular parking per day costs about 15 dollars, but parking is for free after 10 p.m. Valet parking is available at 15 dollars under 2hrs and 25 dollars over 2hrs. There are many huge parking lots in Disney World. Parking downtown Disney is for free, including the Marketplace, West Side or Pleasure Island, but be aware there are no shuttles to the theme parks from this location. You can also park your rental car in Orlando for free at water parks, but be prepared for a walk as there is also no parking tram.
With many characteristics of a tropical climate, Orlando's climate is transitional, featuring two major seasons each year. The hot and rainy season lasts from June until late September with average daytime temperature of 32 °C; the dry, warm season from October to May enjoys a comfortable average daytime temperature of 22 °C.
Sightseeing & activities
A few among the numerous must-see in Orlando are: Arboretum, University of Central Florida, an arboretum and botanical garden containing more than 60 species of plants; Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, displaying the world's most comprehensive collection of the works of Louis Comfort Tiffany; International Trolley and Train Museum, featuring 14 model rainroad trains traveling through an indoor garden; Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Resort, the world's top-ranked theme parks; the Mall at Millenia, Orlando's most upscale mall with the world's leading brands.
Events & Festivals
Orlando has an abundance of annual events to offer you, from arts fairs and music festivals to huge conventions and sports events: Central Florida Fair, featuring carnival rides, games, food, music and exhibits; Baldwin Park Auto Show, an opportunity to get close to your dream cars in a fun open air event; Winter Park Sidewalk Arts Festival, drawing attending applications from around 1,600 artists worldwide.