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Stylin' in Orlando

An October 2003 trip to Orlando by Ebster

Parade Time Photo, Orlando, Florida More Photos
Quote: My wife and I had an awesome vacation in Orlando. During our weeklong stay, our lives revolved around cruising between theme parks and outlet malls.

Stylin' in Orlando

Overview

Parade Time Photo, Orlando, Florida
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The weather was awesome, which justified the money spent on renting a convertible Mustang. We spent lots of time shopping at the outlets malls, which all seemed to be having huge sales at the time. There are some exhilarating new rides at Epcot and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Quick Tips: We got a great deal with a theme park ticket "reseller" who sold us a 1-day 4-park Disney Hopper (which you cannot get through Disney) for each. The vendor I used has a kiosk on US192 (at the Shell garage across from Summer Bay resort)and gave me great deals on Universal tickets as well. Best Way To Get Around: You definitely need a car in Orlando. We rented a convertible, which was perfect fo...Read More
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Best Things Nearby:The resort is located on US192 and is about a 10-minute drive from Disney. Located directly across from the resort, you will find a theme park ticket sale booth that offers great deals on park passes. I would recommend you try him before paying full price at the parks.Best Things About the Resort:The resort has great amenities and is located on a lake with makeshift beach. They have lots of activities for kids and adults, which included yoga for beginners. The units are spacious and each have a built-in Jacuzzi. Each room was equipped with cable TV.Resort Experience:The rooms are well-appointed and have a fully-stocked kitchen, which include...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on November 20, 2003

Summer Bay Resort
17805 U.S. Highway 192
Kissimmee, Florida 34711
352/242-1100

India Palace

Restaurant

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We stumbled across this restaurant while searching for Halaal meat. This restaurant has an authentic Indian feel and was filled with local Floridians and many foreigners. They food was served promptly and in big portions. They are also Halaal and thus cater for Muslim clientele.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on November 20, 2003

India Palace
Exit 68 from the I4
Orlando, Florida