Location, Climate: Orlando is a top tourist destination in Florida that is situated in Orange County and consists of many wetlands. The weather in Orlando is known to be hot and rainy during months of June til September and warm and humid during months of October till May. Brief History: The first settlers in Orlando are the Seminole Native American tribe that was known to have stayed in this city for more than 6,000 years. The Europeans arrived to invade Orlando thus gaining control of this city for years before being officially defeated by American soldiers headed by Orlando Reeves in 1835. The opening of Walt Disney Resort in 1971 boosted the economy and population of this metropolitan area. Events, Landmarks, Activities: If you love cars, airplanes and boats then you should definitely attend the annual Roar 'n Soar which is a gathering of some of the world's greatest cars and aviation held every November between Tampa and Orlando. Another interesting event happens in the same month and that is the Festival of Trees held at the Orlando Museum of Art. Aside from Walt Disney World, there are also other famous theme parks in Orlando that attracts millions of tourists each year including the Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Adventure Park, Wet N' Wild, Discovery Cove, Gatorland and Holy Land. Transportation: There are more to see in Orlando and the most convenient way is by car because the streets are wide and there are also lots of car rentals in this city. Taxi is a better option for first-time travelers and they are easy to get. Find Orlando luxury hotels, airport hotels and book Orlando accommodation at Dhr.com.