Guide to Orlando

Nestled in the heart of Central Florida, Orlando is a city teeming with energy, innovation, and entertainment. Known globally for its world-renowned theme parks, Orlando also boasts a rich cultural scene, diverse culinary offerings, and vibrant nightlife. Whether you’re here for business at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista or the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, or for leisure, take a moment to explore the unique attractions and flavors that make Orlando a premier destination.

Discover Orlando’s Highlights

Every corner of Orlando offers an adventure waiting to be discovered:

Walt Disney World Resort: Just a stone’s throw away, immerse yourself in the magic of Disney with its four theme parks and countless entertainment options.

Universal Orlando Resort: Experience thrilling rides, shows, and attractions, including The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

ICON Park: Enjoy the iconic Wheel for panoramic views, alongside various dining and entertainment venues.

Orlando Science Center: Engage with interactive exhibits and live science demonstrations suitable for all ages.

Lake Eola Park: Take a serene walk or swan boat ride in this picturesque downtown park, surrounded by the city skyline.

Orlando Museum of Art: Discover contemporary and ancient works in this cultural hub of creativity and history.

International Drive: Shop, dine, and enjoy entertainment in this bustling area filled with attractions and activities.

Kennedy Space Center: Take a day trip to explore NASA’s primary launch center, just a short drive from Orlando.

Savor the Flavors of Chicago

Orlando’s culinary scene is a vibrant mix of flavors from around the world, reflecting its diverse population.

Florida Seafood: Savor fresh, local seafood at renowned spots like The Boathouse or Big Fin Seafood Kitchen.

Latin Cuisine: Enjoy a rich array of flavors at Black Bean Deli or Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar.

Southern Comfort Food: Indulge in hearty Southern fare at The Ravenous Pig or Se7en Bites.

International Dining: Explore diverse tastes in neighborhoods like Little Vietnam for pho and banh mi, or Little India for curry and naan.

Theme Park Dining: Don’t miss unique dining experiences within the theme parks, such as Epcot’s World Showcase or Universal CityWalk.

Remember to always check official websites and local advisories before planning your adventure, ensuring a safe and memorable experience.

Welcome, and immerse yourself in the wonders of Orlando!

Looking for more ideas? Check out Hilton’s Traveling Insiders’s Guide to What to Eat in Orlando.