Overview of Downtown Orlando, FL
While Orlando, Florida is most well known as the home to a small little park called...oh what was it again...DISNEYWORLD, theme parks aren’t the only thing to do in Orlando. It just so also happens to be a good place to live and work. As the historic core of Central Florida, Downtown Orlando has easy access to the famous Orange Blossom trail and some of Florida’s world renowned golf courses. You can find some of best cuisine in Downtown and so many things to do that you will never lack the potential for excitement.
Downtown Orlando Apartments For Rent
Downtown Orlando has some lovely apartments for rent. Depending on how close to the airport you choose to live, you can rent a one bedroom apartment for as little as $720 per month. There are so many to choose from that you can find one with all the amenities that you may require. Many are resort style and are either close to a lake or have a swimming pool so that you can enjoy the tropical like weather Floridians enjoy all year around. The median rent for a two or three bedroom apartment is around $1300 per month with amenities such as; fireplaces, ceiling fans, washer and dryer, as well as vaulted ceilings and over-sized closets. Outdoors you may find a swimming pool and tennis courts and some properties have a clubhouse and fitness center. Many of these are pet friendly.
Orlando Eats & Entertainment
The restaurants in Downtown Orlando are pretty darn good. In your own neighborhood, or very close by, you can find any kind of cuisine that you may want to try. From Italian to Thai food, there is a restaurant that will cater to your taste buds. If you are a fan of seafood, Boston Lobster Feast is right on Orange Blossom Trail. This is the place to go to eat all the lobster that you want for one price.
As for entertainment, there’s a little something for everyone. Very close to the neighborhood, there are nightclubs and golf courses to try out, bumper cars and miniature golf for the children and venues for all types of music concerts, including concerts by the lake.
Pet Friendly Apartments in Downtown Orlando
Not only to most of our Downtown Orlando apartments have units that allow pets, there are many pet services to choose from in this neighborhood. From dog parks to pet friendly restaurants, you’ll never be at a loss for things to do with your furry frieind. Also, some of the finest veterinarians reside in Orlando. If you need to travel on business, it will not be difficult to find a pet boarder and grooming service is always available.
Commuting Options in Downtown
Downtown Orlando has a convenient series of highways that can get you where you need to be quickly, but if you prefer not to involve yourself in the traffic, there are several alternatives. There are an abundance of car park areas right off of Highway 528 where you can secure your vehicle and take advantage of the many shuttle buses in the area, or if you prefer, buses run seven days a week. Taxis are also in abundance in Downtown Orlando so you will never be without a ride.
Orlando Schools & Education
For the younger ones, there is Trinity Lutheran School, a private school for grades preK to eighth and St James Cathedral, a Catholic grade school. If you prefer a secular school, look into Lake Highland Prep, kindergarten through eighth grade. In addition, there are many fine public schools around Downtown Orlando.