Moving from Cleveland, OH to Orlando, FL

Moving from Cleveland, OH to Orlando, FL

Moving from the most populous county in Ohio to the county seat of Orange County in central Florida will be a welcoming change. While Cleveland is the second largest city in Ohio with a population close to 397,000, Orlando is the fifth largest city in Florida with a population of 238,300. Orlando is home to the Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Studios. Orlando is famous for its many attractions and is known as a hub for conferences and conventions. Kissimmee and St. Cloud are only thirty minutes away from Orlando. Nicknamed “The City Beautiful,” you will surely love your surroundings when you move to Orlando from Cleveland.

What you can expect from a move from Cleveland to Orlando:

If you’re driving, 1,038 miles and 17 hours later you will be in beautiful Orlando. Stop by Charleston, WV, Charlotte, NC, Columbia, SC, or Savannah, GA, on your way to your new home.

The weather in Orlando

Orlando has a typical tropical climate with mild winters and hot summers.  Cleveland’s winters are much colder than Orlando’s. Cleveland is classified as humid continental, while Orlando is humid subtropical, so be prepared for Orlando summer highs to reach into the lower 90s.

Getting around in Orlando

Getting around Orlando is quick and convenient when you utilize any of the possible options, including commuter rail, high speed rail, and LYNX regional bus service. Interstate 4 is Orlando’s main interstate highway. It starts in Tampa, runs through Orlando, and ends in Daytona Beach.

Getting an education in Orlando

In Orlando, your school-aged children will be attending the Orange County Public School system. The school district includes 178 schools: 125 elementary schools, 34 middle schools, 19 high schools. 29 universities and colleges are also available to Orlando residents, including University of Central Florida, Florida A&M University College of Law, Valencia College, and Seminole State College of Florida.

Dining & Entertainment in Orlando

After your settle in, venture out and try some of the local favorites like Cerviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant, Ichiban Orlando, Seasons 52, Amura, and Dexter’s of Thornton Park. Have some fun at Seaworld, Discovery Cove, Wet ‘n Wild, Islands of Adventure, or of course Disneyworld!

Welcome to Orlando, a.k.a “O-Town”!

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