Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

With so many things to do, we know you want to see it all on your vacation! We have created a list with the places to help you learn more about the area.

Golf Courses

Looking for the best places to swing that golf club and enjoy a day outside? Orlando is well know for the best in golf courses for every level of skill.

Other Attractions

Orlando is filled with so many attractions and activities, apart from Disney and the other popular theme parks! Activities like Gatorland where you can meet these reptile creatures and zip line through a jungle!

Restaurant Row in Orlando

Orlando is great place to visit with all the theme parks and attractions. Something else that Orlando is known for is the amazing restaurants! And right on Sandlake road which is about 5 minutes from the Orlando Convention center is the popular "Restaurant Row"! With other 24 restaurants and bars that reside here, there is something for every part of the family! Here are just a couple of places you`ll find at this amazing place.


Discover what some know already- that Orlando is secretly a shopper`s paradise. From some of the top department stores including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdales to one of the largest outlet malls in the Southeast, Orlando shopping has something for wallets of every size. Visitors looking for unique boutiques can stroll and shop downtown Orlando and Winter Park for hard-to-find clothing labels, home décor and antiques. We have compiled a list of some of the hottest shop till you drop places.

Theme Parks

The theme parks at Orlando make it the playground for the whole family. More then 20 million visitors each year come here for the Disney theme parks and other attractions. And many of them are staying in one of Florida Homeowners Direct vacation homes. From the recognizable silhouette of Cinderella`s Castle at Walt Disney World® Resort, to the daredevils dives of The Hulk at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure...from the settle approach of a dolphin at Discovery Cove to the amazing show of Shamu at Sea World - every experience will remain a treasured memory for ever when you and your family have visited the parks and then returned to your Florida Homeowners Direct vacation home at the end of each exciting day.

Water Parks

What is better on a hot day than going down a cool and wet slide? Orlando Waterparks are extremely popular for residence and vacationers! With the waterparks at Disney, Seaworld and even at Legoland, you wont have to go very far to beat the heat!