Orlando, a city in the US State of Florida, is nicknamed - the City Beautiful. It is one of the most visited cities in the world-famous for its variety of theme parks. Orlando is also referred to as - the Theme Park Capital of the World. In the year 2018, the city attracted 2018 visitors. For the tourists booking cheap flights from Chicago to Orlando, there are plenty of attractions to explore. Some of these include - SeaWorld, Typhoon Lagoon, Gatorland, and Discovery Cove.
Top Attractions in Orlando
Some of the top attractions for tourists booking cheap flights from CHI to ORL are -
- Typhoon Lagoon
- Volcano Bay
- Wet N Wild
- Discovery Cove
- Orlando Science Centre
- Walt Disney World Parks
- Universal Theme Parks
Interesting Facts about Orlando
Here are some interesting facts for tourists visiting Orlando -
Famous Festivals in Orlando
- Orlando features more than 100 lakes.
- Gator was the first theme park in Orlando, which opened in 949.
- The city features nearly 100 parks and 21 community centers.
- Lake Eola in Orlando is actually a giant sinkhole and is 80 feet deep.
- Orlando has an official nickname - the City Beautiful.
Famous festivals for tourists booking CHI to Orlando flights include -
- Orlando Mardi
- Orlando Film Festival
- Mount Dora Art Festival
- Florida Fil Festival
- Orlando Fringe Festival
- Florida's Juneteenth Music Festival
- Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
- Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
Airports in Orlando
Orlando is served by two airports - Orlando International Airport, which is the primary airport, and Orlando Sanford International Airport, a secondary airport, located north of Orlando in Sanford. Orlando International Airport is the busiest airport in Florida and the tenth busiest in the United States. Orlando International Airport is a hub for Silver Airways
, and a Focus City for JetBlue, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines and Southwest Airlines.
Best Time to Visit Orlando
The best time for tourists to book Chicago to Orlando flights is the summer season, as all theme parks and attractions are open. This is the high tourist season, so expect to encounter huge crowds. The spring and autumn season, the months of March and April, and September and October are great to visit too.