Orlando isn't just a great place for inexpensive home rentals - it's a great place for shopping and sightseeing. Once you have lodged comfortably in one of the Orlando Luxury Retreat Rental Homes, the next thing you should be planning is a sightseeing adventure meanwhile getting ready for a local shopping spree! It often feels great to explore in and around the area you are vacationing at while shopping. The fabulous local attractions of Orlando include International Drive, Festival Bay, Pointe Orlando, Mercado Mediterranean Village, Orlando Premium Outlets, Lake Buena Vista & Downtown Disney, Osceola Square Mall, Flea World, Shops Of Note, and many other attractions. If you've booked a house rental in the Orlando/Kissimmee area, check out the following:
International Drive – It is the main tourist drive of Orlando similar to the Las Vegas Strip. The north end of International Drive has the Belz Factory Outlet Mall as well as Festival Bay. Festival Bay is a place known for popular stores such as Ron Jon's Surf Shop, and Bass Pro outdoor shop.
Mercado Mediterranean Village & Pointe Orlando – The village and Pointe Orlando lies midway down International Drive. Mercado Mediterranean Village offers a fabulous collection of gift and curio shops. In the evening, tourists can enjoy the local village entertainment. Pointe Orlando is especially known for its colossal FAO Schwarz toy store—the prime destination for children! The south of International Drive houses terrific and new Orlando Premium Outlets. Be a part of the shopping extravaganza!
Lake Buena Vista & Downtown Disney – Lake Buena Vista Factory Outlet has stores which sell an assortment of branded items from Reebok, Gap, and Adidas. The Downtown Disney Marketplace (located just adjacent to Disney World) gives you access to original Disney Merchandise, which is otherwise hard to find outside of the Disney Parks. To the west of the Downtown Disney Marketplace, there’s a huge Virgin™ Megastore. The Megastore is known for cigars, candy, and antique gas pumps.
Kissimmee (Hwy 192) – Osceola Square Mall, Kissimmee Manufacturers Mall, and Old Town are a few of the integral parts of Kissimmee (Hwy 192.) Kissimmee Manufacturers Mall is the place to visit for discounted prices on London Fog and Nike. Osceola Square Mall is known for popular and reputed brands including Calvin Klein, Gap, and Tommy Hilfiger. Old Town is an amazing place where you’ll find amazing gift shops, amusement, and of course don’t ever miss a “Saturday Night Cruise!” This cruise is known for classic car, as well as thrill rides!
Shops of Note –West Oaks Mall, Florida Mall, and Winter Park. Florida Mall is a shopping hub for Europeans that is situated in the vicinity of the Orlando International Airport. West Oaks Mall has reputed stores and is quite popular amongst the locals as well as the visitors. Winter Park is also a popular shopping place.
If you're planning a home rental in the Orlando area, plan to take advantage of all the area has to offer. Visiting the local attractions (including the Disney areas), as well as enjoying the shopping scene in Orlando’s reputed and branded stores–now that’s all round fun!