Disney World Orlando Florida Golf Vacation Rentals

Disney World Orlando Florida Travel Guide
Rent Disney World Orlando Florida golf vacation rentals with OwnerDirect.com. We have 20 golf vacation rentals in Disney World Orlando Florida resorts. Instead of staying in a Disney World Orlando Florida hotel, stretch out in a spacious vacation rental home with a full kitchen, plenty of living space and avoid the tips or service charges that are normally associated with hotel rooms. Rent a condo overlooking the golf course or a villa nearby to a group of golf courses. Enjoy your stay in one of these nearby communities of Celebration, Clermont, Davenport, Haines City, Kissimmee.

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  • Bright and Open Florida Villa

    Bright and Open Florida

    Davenport: Highlands Reserve: Executive style house
    • 5 BDR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 12
    • #66209
    avg £125 GBP/night Paypal Star Rating
    With over 3000 sq ft of fully air-conditioned living space, this villa is larger and much better appointed than most properties offered for rental in the Orlando/Kissimmee area. This villa is arranged on two floors and can accommodate up to 12 guests in complete comfort. The villa is bright, airy and open, sympathetically furnished to a “designer standard” using Floridian colors. The villa is extremely spacious and the second lounge area will afford our guests even more space to relax. This villa truly provides the perfect combination of convenience and attractiveness of location.
  • Lovely Villa near Disney World

    Lovely Villa near Disney

    Kissimmee: Indian Wells: Home
    • 3 BDR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    • #206553
    avg $109 USD/night Credit Card Paypal
    This large 3 bedroom 2 baths house is beautifully furnished and offers anything a traveler will need. Has up to date appliances and a full kitchen. To start you up you will find toilet paper, paper towels, dish washer tablets, laundry detergent, bottles of water in the fridge and complimentary coffee so you don't need to worry about this basic items for the first couple of days. Washer and dryer WI FI TV and DVD player Our home is located in the Indian Wells subdivision, one of the closest private community to Walt Disney World (5 minutes by car) and all other Theme Park & major attraction: Epcot Center, Sea World, Holliwood Studios, Universal Studios. The community offers the swimming pool, tennis courts and kids playground. 5 minutes from the property is a plaza where you can find Walmart, a large affordable supermarket, cafe', local shops and nice restaurants. 10 minutes driving, Crossroads at Lake Buena Vista is an attractive facility just across from the Buena Vista entrance of Disney World, the Crossroads features 25 specialty shops and restaurants. About 2 miles away is LBV premium outlet is at Lake Buena Vista Disney, here you can find fashion designers and sportwear for children and adults. 1,430 square-feet living area Fun Family Atmosphere. Inform us in advance if you need a crib, toddler bed, highchair, car seat, walkers for your children, we could get it for you.
  • Enjoy the most Popular 4 Bedroom End Unit, Closest to Water Park and Club

    Enjoy the most Popular 4

    Davenport: Regal Palms Resort and Spa: Townhouse in a gated community
    • 4 BDR
    • 4 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    • #203540
    avg $102 USD/night Paypal
    This unit is a popular, fully air conditioned two-story town home, constructed at the end of the building. It includes 4 large bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, laundry room, patio and balcony. Home is furnished with large TVs and DVD players, free WiFi Internet is available. This unit is closest (just one minute) to the resort's swimming pools, lazy river, water slides, spa's, fitness center and a club house. It offers you the chance to enjoy a peaceful location with the short distance to many local attractions like Disney World. Nearby is the well known Highlands Reserve Golf and Country Club with an 18 hole, 72 par championship golf course. A medical building, shopping center with Publix Superstore, Applebee's restaurant and many other small restaurants and stores on the strip, are just walking distance away.
  • Esprit Home with Private Pool Area, Access to Lake, Playground & Close to Parks

    Esprit Home with Private

    Davenport: Esprit: Villa
    • 3 BDR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    • #203478
    avg $117 USD/night Credit Card Paypal Pet Friendly Star Rating
    This Lovely Esprit Villa really is the perfect place to stay. The home is spacious with private pool and located on a 9-hole Golf Course. The community pool, Tennis and basketball courts are for the use of the residents and vacationers on Esprit and behind this complex you have the jetty on Lake Davenport which stretches out before you allowing you to glimpse the wildlife that shares this lovely area with us. It is not uncommon to see rabbits scurrying on the roads before you and Sandhill Cranes wandering the quiet roads and golf course going about their business. We have hawks, white egrets, bald eagles, squirrels and a host of other animals to delight you. This home has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a spacious living and dining area and a delightful pool overlooking the golf course. There are TV's in all bedrooms and the living area with full cable, telephone with free calls to US and Canada, and free wireless internet. Publix Supermarket, stores, restaurants, take-outs and banks are just a 3 minutes drive south, and a Super Wal-Mart, Starbucks, pharmacies and a great selection of other stores are 2 minutes north of Esprit. Disney is 10 minutes away, SeaWorld 20 minutes and Universal 25 minutes. The beaches on the East and West Coast, Busch Gardens and Kennedy Space Center are all within 60 minutes of this great home. As for the price - well that is just the icing on the cake!
  • Million Dollar Views on Pga Golf Courses.

    Million Dollar Views on

    Orlando: Reunion Resort and Club: House in a gated community
    • 4 BDR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 10
    • #201880
    avg $607 USD/night Credit Card Paypal
    Luxurious custom built home with amazing views. The main floor has a king-size bedroom with ensuite. An open living area incorporates comfortable seating, flat screen TV, dining area and kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The living area has beautiful views opening onto the furnished patio. Overlooking the courtyard is a queen size bedroom with ensuite and to the rear is the large king-size master suite; a truly unique room with bamboo vaulted ceiling, ensuite includes a Jacuzzi bath, multi-head shower and tapestries. From the bedroom you can access the private balcony and probably some of Reunion's best views. The large paved pool deck has ample dining and lounging and includes a pool, spa and cascading water feature. This home has the sun on the deck for most of the day. Perfect for guests wanting privacy is the guest suite. There is a living area which includes a kitchenette, dining, comfortable furniture, sofa bed and flat screen TV separated from the king-size bedroom. The restaurants and amenities at Reunion are excellent. Whether you choose the world championship PGA golf courses, the amazing water park, or any one of a number of shared areas you will not be disappointed.
  • Huge 5 Bedroom 3 Bathroom Villa on Prestigious Golf Resort of Highlands Reserve

    Huge 5 Bedroom 3 Bathroom

    Davenport: Highlands Reserve: Villa
    • 5 BDR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 10
    • #150444
    avg $139 USD/night Credit Card Paypal Star Rating
    5 Bedroom, 3 bathroom, 3000 square foot Villa with Private Pool and Spa located on the prestigious 18 hole Golf and Country Club resort of Highlands Reserve in Davenport, Florida. The Resort also boasts a Tennis court, communal Pool, Cabana and Club House. Supermarkets, Banks, Bars, Restaurants and take away food are conveniently within walking distance of the Resort. Minutes away from Disney's Main Gate and I4 for easy access to Sea World, Universal Studios, Busch Gardens etc. There is a crib and high chair available.
  • Corner Lot Overlooking the Golf Course and Solar Pool Heating!!!

    Corner Lot Overlooking the

    Haines City: Southern Dunes: Villa in a gated community
    • 3 BDR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    • #205863
    avg $133 USD/night Credit Card Pet Friendly
    With a stunning pool overlooking the golf course, this home offers the ultimate vacation. Situated on a corner lot, you have a privacy wall on one side of the home and a spectacular view of the golf course from your pool deck. Whether you want to catch some rays of sunshine on the pool deck, enjoy the view of the golf course or sit back and read a book, this tranquil setting affords you the opportunity to truly enjoy yourself!! Three bedroom, two bath home with an open floor plan. The livingroom has a large screen TV for your enjoyment. Unlimited long distance in the US, Canada & Puerto Rico allows you the freedom to call family and friends at no charge!! Free internet will also let you keep in touch via your laptop. The master bedroom boasts a beautiful, luxurious king size bed and a TV as well. The second bedroom has a full size bed and the third bedroom has two twin beds. The home also has solar pool heating which is a definite benefit!!
  • Lovely Esprit Villa, in Golfing Community, Close to Attractions

    Lovely Esprit Villa, in

    Davenport: Esprit: Villa
    • 4 BDR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    • #203477
    avg $124 USD/night Credit Card Paypal Star Rating
    If you are a golfer, fisherman or Disney World Enthusiast then this is the home for you! Situated overlooking the Polo Park Golf Course on the Esprit community this 4 bedroom home has everything you need for the perfect vacation. The home has 4 bedrooms,2 bathrooms, a formal living area, fully equipped kitchen, a family room and a pool overlooking the golf course. Everything is provided for you in this comfortable home including full cable services, free calls to the USA and Canada and free WiFi. Esprit is a lovely peaceful community where you can relax and watch the wildlife from your own backyard. It is not uncommon to see rabbits scurrying in front of you when you drive home, or to see cranes as they stroll through the neighborhood. The large 600 acre Lake Davenport is fully stocked if you would like to fish off the jetty, or if you have your own boat there is a boat ramp onto the lake all within a short walk from this lovely home. If you are thinking of booking then we suggest considering adding extra days onto your stay as once here you will not want to leave
  • Beautiful Pool Home in Golf Development Community

    Beautiful Pool Home in

    Davenport: Esprit: Villa
    • 3 BDR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    • #202969
    avg $117 USD/night Credit Card Paypal Pet Friendly Star Rating
    With this home you can truly have it all!  Your perfect Florida vacation starts with a comfortable villa with a south facing pool on a golfing development within 15 minutes of Disney World.  Stores, a fitness center, restaurants and take outs are a few minutes drive away, including a large Publix Supermarket and a large Walmart. There is a community pool, basketball and tennis courts within walking distance, along with a 600 acre fishing lake where you can sit on the jetty and read a book, catch a fish or just enjoy the wonderful view!  If you have your own boat then there is access to take your boat onto the lake. On top of that you have National State Parks within 20 minutes, a winery to visit within 20 minutes, beaches on both coasts to enjoy within 60 minutes, and of course the theme parks all within a 15-30 minutes drive. Inside the home there's a comfortable living area to relax after a busy day at the parks or on the golf course The Master Suite has a Queen Bed, walk in closet, TV, an en-suite bathroom with a walk in shower, WC and washbasin. Bedroom 2 has Queen Bed, closet space. Bedroom 3 has Twin Beds, closet space. Both share a guest bathroom. There is a fully fitted kitchen, comfortable open plan living area with cable TV, free calls in the USA and Canada, plus free WiFi. All you need is to pick up your clothes and groceries and settle in for the vacation of a lifetime.
  • Luxury Villa on Southern Dunes Golf Club near Disney. South Facing Pool

    Luxury Villa on Southern

    Haines City: Southern Dunes: Villa
    • 4 BDR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    • #77942
    avg $137 USD/night Credit Card Paypal
    We extend a warm welcome to you to enjoy our home on Southern Dunes golf and country club. A luxury 4 bed 3 bathroom, private not over looked home. We will do all we can to help make your vacation enjoyable. Our home is well maintained, by ourselves who visit regular. Equipped with all you need for a perfect stay. Onsite amenities include tennis and basketball courts, childrens play area, communal pools, golf course, restaurant which is open daily for meals and drinks. MASTER BEDROOM.. For a comfortable nights sleep a US kingsize pillowtop mattress. With a large walk in closet, HDTV cable channels, leading into a spacious ensuite. Separate glass walk in shower, bath, W.C, and 2 separate hand basins. QUEEN BEDROOM.. Light and airy with HDTV cable channels, leading to ajacent bathroom, with large walk in shower, W.C handwash basin. FAMILY ROOM.. Comfortable and spacious with 11ft high ceiling and fan, with views over the pool area. Large HDTV cable channels. KITCHEN.. Open plan design, fully equipped with all your cooking appliances. Leading to the laundry room, with washer and dryer. TWINBEDROOMS.. 2 bedrooms which share a bathroom, shower over the bath, W.C, and hand washbasin. POOL.. Southfacing not over looked. Peaceful and quiet. Sun all day throughout the year. To keep you cool, we have a large lanai coved area. GAMESROOM.. We have 3 tables, pool, air hockey, and football. Fun for all the family. ALL DOORS LEADING OUT TO THE POOL AREA HAVE ALARMS FITTED . REVIEWS FROM GUESTS My family and i stayed here August 2015. The home is lovely spacious, and clean with everything you need to have a comfortable stay. The pool is the cleanest and largest we have had at a private villa, and you are not over looked by other villas. The games room is great for those spare minutes with the family, and we used the pool table throughout our stay. Southern Dunes estate is well situated. It has walmart nextdoor, it is about 20 mins to Legoland, and 25 mins to disney parks.The site also has security guards presence which is another plus point. The property manager is helpful and friendly and the whole booking process with denise was easy and friendly, and getting access to the villa really easy. I thoroughly recommend this home to families, as we had a wonderful time. Family from UK
  • Fabulous 4 bed, 3 Bath Villa in the Gated Community of Southern Dunes

    Fabulous 4 bed, 3 Bath

    Haines City: Southern Dunes: Villa in a gated community
    • 4 BDR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    • #201153
    avg $140 USD/night Credit Card
    Private screened pool & games room. Cable TV in all bedrooms. Free safe for valuables. Free wireless internet connection & phone calls in USA, Canada & Puerto Rico. 24 hour security. Only 20 minutes from Disney. Selection of shops & dining options minutes from the villa. Local Management company.
  • Stunning Golf View Property - New Ownership, New Management, Largely Refurbished

    Stunning Golf View

    Davenport: Highlands Reserve: Villa in a gated community
    • 4 BDR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    • #205149
    avg $151 USD/night Credit Card Paypal
    Arguably the best location on Highlands Reserve – Disney, Golf, Calm This property, recently acquired by a professional Swiss/British couple, located on the exclusive Highlands Reserve gated golf community, is available for vacation rental. Overlooking the fifth green and the sixth tee, this luxury air-conditioned villa sleeps 8 people comfortably. The living area provides for comfortable seating around a flat screen TV with DVD player and Playstation. The master bedroom includes a large walk-in closet, a bathroom with double sink/vanity unit, shower stall, separate garden tub and separate wc. The three remaining bedrooms provide for every comfort for either a family or golfers. All bedrooms have flat screen TVs. The large fully-equipped kitchen and breakfast area looks directly out onto the lanai and the wonderful view. The southwest facing heated private pool and deck area with sun loungers enjoy the sun from mid morning until sunset. At the end of the day, relax on the lanai with the beverage of your choice and enjoy the spectacular sunset over the golf course. Free wifi, telephone calls in North America and cable TV. Excellent communal facilities including pool, tennis courts and a large children's play area. Amazingly quiet, yet just minutes from Disney/Universal, 5 minutes drive to Berry town centre with all local amenities.
  • Stunning 3 Bedroom Villa with Privacy at the Rear

    Stunning 3 Bedroom Villa

    Davenport: Highlands Reserve: Villa
    • 3 BDR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    • #88810
    avg £72 GBP/night Paypal
    Our striking 3 bedroom villa is located on Highlands Reserve Golf and Country Club. This is one of the most prestigious developments in the Orlando area, combining prime holiday location, upscale housing along with an 18 hole, 72 par championship golf course. The villa offers you the chance to relax in a very quiet peaceful location, with the benefit of only having to travel a short distance to all the local attractions. “Visit the theme parks, play golf and then relax by the pool – it does not get much better than this!!! Our villa is fully air conditioned.
  • Two Bedroom Unit Mystic Dunes Golf Resort

    Two Bedroom Unit Mystic

    Kissimmee: Mystic Dunes: Condo in a complex
    • 2 BDR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    • #101587
    avg $148 USD/night Credit Card Star Rating
    The phenomenal Mystic Dunes Resort and Golf Club is located just 2 miles south of the Walt Disney World Resort.Mystic Dunes Resort is the perfect location to relax with your family or take in a game of golf. The course was designed by Champions Tour professional and NBC golf analyst, Gary Koch. Challenging yet fun, this course consists of two distinctly different layouts that take advantage of the unique topography, offering the golfer a fantastic and memorable experience Please note the Resort fee payable at the resort - $12 per day + tax. This includes basic Wi-Fi, 4 pools & hot tubs, waterslide, basketball courts, ping pong, tennis, activities equipment, transportation to attractions(limited schedule), fitness center. Business Center computer/internet; Boarding pass printing.
  • One Bedroom Unit Mystic Dunes Resort, Golf  and Club House

    One Bedroom Unit Mystic

    Kissimmee: Mystic Dunes: Condo in a complex
    • 1 BDR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    • #101411
    avg $110 USD/night Credit Card Star Rating
    2 miles to Disney. 18 hole golf, crazy golf, 4 swimming pools, basketball, cycle rental, playground. Dunes Lagoon, 2-story water slide with a 30-foot tall rock wall overlooking a 148,000 gallon pool, plus 10 cabanas, sandy beach area, and sport court. 3 tennis courts, children’s playground, basketball, arcade room with Ping-Pong, and cycle rentals. Mystic Dunes Restaurant: American fare includes steaks, seafood, sandwiches, soups, salads, full bar, breakfast buffet. Caddyshack Bar and Grill: Lunch and dinner menus include sandwiches, salads, burgers. Please note the Resort fee payable at the resort - $12 per day + tax. This includes basic Wi-Fi, 4 pools & hot tubs, waterslide, basketball courts, ping pong, tennis, activities equipment, transportation to attractions(limited schedule), fitness center. Business Center computer/internet; Boarding pass printing.
  • ***"Welcome to our Sunshine Palace... Your Perfect Vacation Getaway

    ***"Welcome to our

    Davenport: Highlands Reserve: Home
    • 4 BDR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    • #38676
    avg $201 USD/night Credit Card
    Let the pictures speak for themselves. Come and relax in our luxurious home Located in a community, renowned for its excellent 72par pay to play golf course this villa is the place to relax This is the perfect location on the highway 27 with excellent access to Orlando's biggest attraction of Disney and Universal Studios We have great community facilities as well. A community swimming pool, tennis courts, childrens playground, a nature trail walk alongside the golf course, clubhouse bar and snacks Come and stay with us, you won't be disappointed. Extra cleaning can be arranged at a basic clean $12, plus hourly rate $10. Highlands Reserve offers a community pool, and tennis.
  • 5 Bed Villa Immaculately Furnished on Golf Community

    5 Bed Villa Immaculately

    Davenport: Highlands Reserve: Villa
    • 5 BDR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 10
    • #205831
    avg $165 USD/night Credit Card Star Rating
    This 5 bed 3 bath villa has been furnished to the highest standard on a golf community with 30 minutes drive to Disney and all major attractions, shops and restaurants. The large pool and spa area sits in a fully fenced yard, giving complete privacy, and has plenty of lounger beds and seating to help you relax and chill in the pool after those long days at the theme park. Inside it has a full sized pool table to keep the children entertained, along with a large 40" LCD TV, and free WIFI, Although there is a golf course right on your doorstep, you also have numerous other Championship courses within a 15 minute drive should you wish to have a break from the Theme Parks.
  • Luxury 4 bed 3 bath VIlla with South Facing Pool, Games Room and Wi-Fi

    Luxury 4 bed 3 bath VIlla

    Haines City: Southern Dunes: Villa
    • 4 BDR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    • #72904
    avg $175 USD/night Credit Card Paypal Pet Friendly
    If you have never been to Florida, our villa is in Southern Dunes Golf community, which is one of the top 10 golf courses in the US. The estate has several communal pools, 3 gyms, a children’s play area and tennis courts. A gated and guarded entrance provides security for families to relax and enjoy the clubhouse and many walks around the estate. Beyond the gates are a Wal-Mart super-centre and several excellent ‘Southern’ restaurants. With the gate of Disney’s Magic Kingdom only 13 miles from the door it is an easy drive to all of the area attractions; the community is perfect for a relaxing vacation. The villa has new quality furnishings throughout including a Californian King sized bed. A 32 inch LCD TV, digital cable, CD player, DVD, PS2, darts, pool table, air hockey, table Foosball (Football) and poker are available for your enjoyment. We also have free high-speed wireless Internet, a full cot, stroller and high chair for young families. Hair dryers/straighteners, new linen, towels and beach towels are supplied. Come and enjoy our villa in the Florida sun, cool off in our south facing pool with large screened lania to relax and grill on the large gas BBQ.
  • Highlands Reserve Golf Home*Excellent Golf Package*Pool*Unlimited Movies*WiFi

    Highlands Reserve Golf

    Davenport: Highlands Reserve: Villa
    • 4 BDR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    • #203448
    avg $146 USD/night Credit Card Paypal Pet Friendly
    Excellent pool home on this very popular Golf Course situated only 15 minutes from Disney World in Davenport, Florida! Highlands Reserve has a wonderful air of genteel living only minutes from the hustle and bustle of theme parks, dinner shows and world class entertainment. As a golfer you will enjoy this challenging course designed by Mike Dasher and 150 acres of pure golf paradise nestled in amongst the Florida Orange Groves. Book this home and you and your guests pay NO GREEN FEES. This makes this home amazing value for golfers as you can play as often as you like with only the cart fee to pay. This 4 bedroom home offers luxury living at its best with a fully fitted kitchen, comfortable living area and a pool with a covered lanai to enjoy during your down time. Flat Screen TV's in the living room and every bedroom, full cable services, free calls in the USA and Canada and free WiFi. Plus we have installed a Netflix Account for an unlimited choice of movies for you to watch after a busy day. Just think.... only 15 minutes from Disney World, 1 mile from stores and restaurants at the Berry Town Center and only a short drive to the larger stores where you can shop until you drop.... Where else would you want to be?
  • Highlands Reserve Home with Pool and Spa

    Highlands Reserve Home

    Davenport: Highlands Reserve: Villa
    • 3 BDR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    • #203836
    avg $146 USD/night Credit Card Paypal Pet Friendly
    This really is a beautiful property with a cosy formal living room as you enter the home with a dining area to the side. Following through you have a fully fitted kitchen, a comfortable family room that leads out onto the pool deck. There is a pool with a spa and comfortable seating to relax as you watch the golfers go by. All three bedrooms are beautifully decorated but you will fight over bedroom 3 with the jungle theme complete with palm trees and monkeys to greet you each morning as they hang in the foliage. There are flat screen TV's throughout the home, WiFi, full cable package, a Netflix account giving you access to unlimited movies to watch when you are relaxing after your busy day. Whether it is a family trip or a group of golfers - or even a mix of the two - this is the ideal home for the Central Florida Experience.

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10 Things to Do in Orlando Besides Theme Parks
By Donna Heiderstadt
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AMERICAN ART MUSEUM: One might assume the largest collection of Tiffany glass in the world would be located in New York, but it's actually in Orlando's Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in historic Winter Park. Over the past half-century, the Morse has amassed some of the most memorable lamps, leaded-glass windows, jewelry, art glass, and pottery by Louis Comfort Tiffany, and in 2011 debuted a new $5 million Tiffany Wing that houses the restored Daffodil Terrace from his Long Island estate as well as 250 art and architectural objects.

KAYAK ECO-TOUR: Rather than a hidden motorized track guiding you through a faux jungle with fake hippos and zebras, exercise your paddling muscles on a kayak eco-tour through mossy, cypress-lined Shingle Creek, the headwaters of the Everglades. Here, you may spot real alligators, bald eagles, and more. The Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott at Grande Lakes offer two-hour guided tours twice daily, or experienced kayakers can venture out on their own from Shingle Creek Regional Park.

ORLANDO MAGIC BASKETBALL: Ditch the Magic Kingdom and opt instead for Orlando's NBA team the Orlando Magic. The team, whose most famous alumnus is Shaquille O'Neal, is celebrating 25 years of on-court action in 2014. Basketball season runs from October to June. See the team in action at the Magic's home court—the 20,000-seat Amway Center downtown.

RENOWNED BOTANICAL GARDEN: Harried tourists often overlook botanical gardens but in Orlando it's a shame to pass up the 50-acre Harry P. Leu Gardens. They house more than 1,000 rose bushes (in season from April to January) and the largest collection of camellias in North America (in bloom November through March). Located on Lake Ivanhoe near downtown, the gardens also have a citrus grove and a butterfly garden.

GREAT WINE BARS: With the recent addition of the The Alfond Inn, a 112-room hotel in atmospheric Winter Park, you can stay within strolling distance of several terrific restaurants and a trio of wine bars located along Park Avenue. Sample in various ounce portions and nibble at the Wine Room, offering 156 handpicked wines dispensed by Enomatic machines. Carmel Café & Wine Bar serves more than 50 old and new world vintages paired with Mediterranean small and large plates. Enjoy 70 wines by the glass at Eola Wine Company, which you can pair with wraps, tacos, flatbreads, and more.

WORLD-CLASS SPAS: Whether you're enjoying a romantic weekend or a girlfriends' getaway, take time to get pampered at one of Orlando's world-class spas. Three to try: the luxurious, 24-000-square-foot Waldorf Astoria Spa by Guerlain at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando (known for amazing facials), the Ritz-Carlton Spa at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes (Florida-fresh citrus-based treatments are a specialty), and the Poseidon Spa at the Grand Bohemian Hotel (where you can try a heated shell massage).

SOPHISTICATED SHOPPING: Bring a spare tote or two in your luggage and shop for something a bit more sophisticated than mouse ears. Orlando is home to two major shopping malls, the upscale Mall at Millennia with its roster of luxury brands (including Burberry, Gucci, Jimmy Choo) and The Florida Mall (home to Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, and 250 other stores and restaurants). Plus bargain hunters can hit two outlet centers, Orlando Premium Outlets International Drive and Orlando Premium Outlets Vineland Avenue, each are packed with brand-name fashions and home goods at discounted prices.

PREMIERE GOLFING: If golf's your game, you can spend half a day or several days testing your skill on some impressive greens. Orlando is home to the Golf Channel, Tiger Woods, and more than 170 courses, many designed by top names such as Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio, and Pete Dye. Top courses include: Bay Hill Club & Lodge, Waldorf Astoria Club, and Grand Cypress Resort.

ORGANIC BREWERY: There are almost 20 ales, lagers, and seasonal microbrews on tap at seven-year-old Orlando Brewing Company—and all the beer is organic! The only USDA-certified organic brewery south of Vermont and east of Colorado is located near downtown, offers free brewery tours Monday to Saturday at 6 pm, and has live music at 9 pm on Friday and Saturday nights.

HIP NEIGHBORHOODS: Get to know two of Orlando's lakeside neighborhoods as you dine at some buzzed-about restaurants. Dine amid surreal modern art at the new Santiago's Bodega in Ivanhoe Village, where bold paintings and interior décor by Robert Henry Thompson pair with a creative small-plate tapas-style menu that's been transported from the original outpost in Key West. Step back to the final days of Prohibition at Cask & Larder, a "Southern public house" (think oysters, curd meats, and lots of beer) in Winter Park from the owners of the celebrated The Ravenous Pig.
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