Orlando is a city in central region of the US state of Florida having many wetlands, swamps and lakes. Its topography is comprised mainly of lowlands, planes and scores of lakes, largest among them being Lake Apopka. Buzzed with more than hundred neighborhoods and many attractions the city invites hordes of tourists to get relaxed from the routine cycle of events. Orlando’s economy clicked suddenly, when in 1965 Walt Disney announced plans to build Walt Disney World in Orlando. The region was preferred since it was an inland area with less chances of getting severely affected by the hurricanes which are frequently hitting this region.
The resort unveiled here in 1971 increased tourist inflow by nearly sixty percent which was a great thing for such a small city. This tourist inflow helped in boosting the economy of Orlando metropolitan area, where tourism has taken a central position. With the onset of tourist boom many theme parks and other entertainment attractions were introduced in this city. Cities weather has a tropical touch with two major seasons namely a hot and dry season and other is cool season with a few rain showers coming occasionally. Orlando’s downtown area has majority of total seventy skyscrapers and rest are located in the tourist district.
The city with all these attractions brings hordes of visitors throughout the year. Orlando International Airport is supposed to be the thirteenth busiest airport in United States and ranks twenty ninth in the world. This city having Universal Orlando Resort, Sea world Orlando and Walt Disney World resort competes with worlds popular tourist places. While visiting Orlando you can hire a car from one of the car renting companies offering cheap car rentals in Orlando, Florida. One of the best features of these companies is its convenient deposit scheme for hiring a car in Orlando.
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