Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Downtown Orlando is ready to explore

The area's live music and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Downtown Orlando. Renowned for its lake, bars and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Universal Studios Florida™ and SeaWorld® Orlando are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Downtown Orlando

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Downtown Orlando a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Universal Studios Florida™ (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • SeaWorld® Orlando (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Walt Disney World® (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Aquatica (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Discovery Cove (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Orlando

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downtown Orlando is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Eola Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Lake Eola (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Dickson Azalea Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Mayor Carl Langford Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Lorna Doone Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Lake Ivanhoe (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Downtown Orlando

Fly into Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.7 mi (14.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Kissimmee, FL (ISM-Kissimmee Gateway), which is 17.4 mi (28.1 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Rolling Hills at Formosa Gardens: 4,976 holiday homes
  • Oakwater: 1,650 holiday homes
  • Southeast Orlando: 40,699 holiday homes
  • Vista del Lago: 401 holiday homes
  • Florida Center: 125 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wells' Built Museum: 11,565 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral Church of St. Luke: 10,735 holiday rentals
  • Church Street Station: 10,530 holiday rentals
  • Orange County Regional History Center: 10,867 holiday rentals
  • Lake Eola Park: 10,640 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 17 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Studios: 11 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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