What city is the nation's top travel destination? You guessed it…Orlando
With so much to do and see, more than 55 million travelers made Orlando their destination in 2011.
According to Visit Orlando
, the 55 million not only surpassed 2010's record setting year of 51.455 million visitors, but also surpassed 2011's projections of 54.3 million. Orlando is the first destination in the nation to reach the 55 million milestone.
So what makes Orlando top the travel list? For starters, of the nation's top ten amusement parks, seven call Orlando home. In fact, more than 90 amusement parks are located in the Orlando area, along with 5,300 restaurants to choose from.
The opportunity to meet your favorite superhero or cartoon character, water parks, museums, shopping and seemingly endless opportunities for recreation, entertainment or relaxation; along with Orlando's ever-growing and changing attractions and central Florida's reliably sunny days draw visitors back again and again. Orlando truly provides the backdrop for magical vacation memories.
Whether you're planning a trip for a family, couple, retirees or singles, there is something for everyone in Orlando.
Why not come and see why more than 55 million people chose Orlando as their vacation destination!