For a variety of reasons, Orlando, Florida is a popular tourist destination. Theme parks such as Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are popular attractions. From thrilling roller coasters to family-friendly shows and parades, these parks have something for everyone. The city also has a number of other things to do, such as water parks, museums, and shopping malls. Orlando’s warm weather is also a big draw, making it a popular year-round destination. Spring is the best time to visit Orlando, because, this season provides the ideal combination of nice temperatures, fewer crowds, special events, gorgeous flowering, reasonable prices, and ideal conditions for outdoor activities, making it the best time to visit Orlando for a truly enjoyable and memorable vacation. Staying with Casiola vacation homes during spring in Orlando provides you with comfortable, convenient, and well-appointed accommodations, making it an ideal choice for those looking to make the most of their vacation experience.
1. Warm weather
Spring’s mild temperatures make it the best time for outdoor activities in Orlando. The average temperature in the spring ranges between 60 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit, making it comfortable for most people to be outside. This is in contrast to the summer months, when temperatures can reach 90°F or higher, making outdoor activities too hot for some people. Visitors can enjoy theme parks, hiking, biking, picnics, golfing, and other outdoor activities without feeling overheated thanks to the mild temperatures.
Besides, the mild temperatures in spring make it the ideal time to enjoy the area’s beautiful blooms, including the famous cherry blossoms at the nearby Harry P. Leu Gardens. Visitors can take their time enjoying the sights and smells of the gardens because the weather is pleasant. Overall, spring’s mild temperatures make it the ideal time to enjoy everything Orlando has to offer, both indoors and out.
During the spring, many outdoor activities are popular in Orlando, including:
1. Theme Parks
In Orlando, popular theme parks include Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld, which offer a variety of outdoor attractions and experiences such as roller coasters, parades, and live shows. Spring is an excellent time to visit these parks because the weather is pleasant and the crowds are smaller than in the summer.
Orlando has several world-class golf courses, many of which are open all year. Spring temperatures are ideal for hitting the links and enjoying a round of golf.
3. Hiking and biking
Hiking and biking trails can be found at several nature preserves and state parks in the area. Spring is an excellent time to visit these trails because the weather is mild and the blooming flowers and greenery provide stunning scenery.
4. Boating and fishing
The mild spring weather is ideal for boating and fishing; visitors can rent a boat and go fishing or cruising in nearby lakes and rivers.
5. Outdoor festivals
These are just a few of the many outdoor activities available to visitors in Orlando during the spring. With mild temperatures and fewer crowds, spring is an ideal time to discover everything the city has to offer.
2. Lower crowds
In Orlando, spring is considered a “shoulder season,” which means it falls between the peak tourist season (usually in the summer) and the off-season (usually in the fall and winter). When compared to the peak season, the weather is mild, the crowds are smaller, and prices for accommodations and activities are typically lower.
The shoulder season also offers a more relaxed atmosphere, with fewer tourists around, making it easier for visitors to explore the city and enjoy the local culture. This can also be advantageous for families with children because the theme parks are less crowded, allowing children to enjoy the rides and attractions with less waiting time.
Spring being considered a “shoulder season” for tourism in Orlando results in smaller crowds at theme parks and other attractions for a few reasons:
Spring weather in Orlando is mild, but not as hot as summer. This makes it less appealing for some visitors who prefer the hotter summer weather.
2. School schedule
Spring is also when many schools are in session, which means that families with children may not be able to take a vacation during this time due to school commitments.
Prices for accommodations, flights and theme park tickets tend to be lower than during peak season, which can make it more affordable for visitors to plan a trip.
All these factors combined result in smaller crowds at theme parks and other attractions, which means that visitors can enjoy shorter wait times for rides and attractions, and have a more relaxed experience overall. This can make for a more pleasant and enjoyable vacation experience, as visitors can avoid the long lines and crowded conditions that can be a part of peak season travel.
It’s worth noting that even though spring is considered shoulder season, it can still be busy during weekends, holidays, and some events, so it’s advisable to check the schedule of the theme parks and plan ahead if you want to avoid peak crowds.
3. Special events
There are several special events that take place in Orlando during spring, some examples include:
1. EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival
This annual event takes place at Disney World’s EPCOT theme park and features colorful gardens, topiary displays, outdoor kitchens, and live music. The event runs from March 1 – July 5, 2023.
2. SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Food Festival
This annual event takes place at SeaWorld Orlando and features a wide variety of food and drinks from around the world, as well as live music and other entertainment. The event runs on select dates from Feb 3- May 7, 2023.
3. Universal’s Mardi Gras
This annual event takes place at Universal Studios and features a parade, live concerts, and Cajun-inspired food and drinks. The event runs on select nights from Feb. 4–Apr. 16, 2023.
4. Spring Training
The state of Florida hosts 15 Major League Baseball teams for their annual Spring Training during the months of February and March. Baseball fans can watch their favorite teams prepare for the upcoming season at the many spring training facilities in the area, such as the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World, or the Osceola County Stadium. Florida Spring Training Information is available on the Florida Grapefruit League Website.
5. International Fringe Theater Festival
The Orlando Fringe Festival features one-of-a-kind independent theatrical performances by artists from all over the world. This annual event takes place in several places around Orlando from May 16-29, 2023 and features performances by local, national, and international theater companies, comedy acts, dance, and other shows.
6. Florida Strawberry Festival
The Florida Strawberry Festival is an annual event that takes place in Plant City, Florida, which is about 45 minutes east of Orlando. The festival celebrates the area’s strawberry farming heritage and features a variety of events and activities, including live music and entertainment, a parade, agricultural exhibits, and of course, strawberry-themed food and drinks. The festival runs for 11 days from Mar 2 – Mar 12, 2023.
4. Beautiful blooms
Orlando is well-known for its beautiful spring blooms, as the season is ideal for many different types of flowers and plants to thrive. Some nearby gardens and other places where visitors can see the beautiful blooms in Orlando during spring include:
Harry P. Leu Gardens
This 50-acre botanical garden is located in the heart of Orlando and features a wide variety of plants and flowers, including azaleas, camellias, and roses.
Mead Botanical Garden
This park is located in Winter Park, it’s a haven of natural beauty, and it features a wide variety of plants and flowers, including azaleas, roses, and other spring-blooming plants.
Leu House Museum
This historic home and gardens is located in Orlando, and features a wide variety of plants and flowers, including azaleas, camellias, and roses. Visitors can also take a tour of the home to learn about the history of the Leu family.
The Disney EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival
This festival is held annually at Disney World’s EPCOT theme park, featuring colorful gardens, topiary displays, and live music, it’s a perfect place to enjoy the blooms of spring.
5. Affordable prices
During the peak tourist season, demand for accommodations is high and prices are at their highest. However, during the shoulder season, demand is still relatively strong but not as high as during the peak season, so prices tend to be lower. This is also true in Orlando, as many visitors prefer to come during the summer when the weather is warm and the kids are out of school, or during the holidays when the theme parks are decorated and there are special events.
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Spring is the best time to visit Orlando and experience all that it has to offer. From mild temperatures to smaller crowds, lower prices and special events, there’s something for everyone during this season. And what better way to fully enjoy your trip than by staying in one of our Casiola vacation homes? With Casiola, you can relax, unwind and fully immerse yourself in the Orlando experience. So, don’t wait any longer and plan your spring trip to Orlando with Casiola vacation homes today!
Gorgeous, classic 4BD/3.5BA town-home with private splash pool!!
Townhome - Windsor at Westside Resort - OrlandoLooking for the ideal perfect Florida vacation rental? Then do not look further because this town-home is your dream place! A large kitchen with breakfast bar features granite counter-tops, stainless steel appliances and all the amenities of home. The dining area will comfortably seat everyone, and the patio area is perfect for lunch while the kids take a dip in the private pool. **Optional pool heat is available for $35/day + tax. We would recommend adding pool heat to your reservation between the months of November and April.** Each bedroom features its own flat screen TV so there is no fighting for the remote. A washer and dryer and free Wi-Fi complete the at-home feel of this beautiful town-home. All this luxury is perfectly situated in the beautiful Windsor at Westside Resort, just 10 minutes from Walt Disney World. As our guest, you’ll have unlimited access to a 10,000 square foot clubhouse with a tiki bar, fitness center, sundry shop and video arcade. The sparkling resort-style pool also features a waterslide and a lazy river!
Splash Pool * FREE BBQ * FREE Waterpark
Townhome - Windsor at Westside Resort - OrlandoThis beautiful 5 bedroom/ 4.5 bath townhome includes a private pool, BBQ and plenty of little extras such as free Wi-Fi, washer/dryer in unit, and a fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops. With accommodations for up to 12 guests, this luxury townhome offers plenty of space and comfort to relax and enjoy your next Florida vacation. You can enjoy your time at the theme parks as they are only a few miles away! The resort clubhouse offers a water park featuring a Lazy River and splash pad as well as an arcade room, gym and basketball court. THE SPACE: The living area features a large flat screen TV and with large plush comfy couches, you'll be sure to float away in relaxation. Just a few steps away, you'll find the dining area with seating for six. The kitchen boasts granite countertops and stainless steel appliances as well as an open concept so the chef is never left out of the fun! Hang out and have your morning coffee at the breakfast bar with additional seating for four. The amenities don’t stop there! Your own private splash pool allows everyone to stay cool and the grill makes outdoor dining a breeze. A full size washer and dryer and free Wi-Fi are also included. You'll find the first bedroom downstairs, equipped with a queen size bed and adjacent bathroom. Located upstairs is the main bedroom offering a king size bed and en-suite bathroom featuring his and her sinks and walk-in glass shower. You'll also find two fun and exciting themed rooms for the kids! Their favorite mouse can be found in the double bunk bed room and a galaxy far, far away awaits in the twin room. The 5th bedroom offers a nautical theme and queen size bed to round out the sleeping spaces. The upstairs loft provides extra entertainment that functions as a second living room or the perfect movie watching spot. Just grab your popcorn! The check-in process is a breeze! You'll receive a door code to gain access to your home prior to your stay, so you can avoid busy lobbies! You’ll love this luxury townhome in the beautiful Windsor at Westside Resort! Just 10 minutes from Walt Disney World and as our guest, you’ll have unlimited access to the 10,000 square foot clubhouse equipped with a tiki bar, fitness center, sundry shop and video arcade. The sparkling resort-style pool also features a water slide and lazy river! **For your private pool, optional pool heat is available for $35/day + tax. We recommend adding this option to your reservation between the months of November and April.**
Pet Friendly | Private Splash Pool | BBQ | FREE Waterpark
Townhome - Windsor at Westside Resort - OrlandoTouches of fun décor throughout create a comfortable atmosphere for guests of all ages. Enjoy great amenities like complimentary Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs in each room. Guests will also appreciate the prime location near Disney World and Universal Studios. While the kids splash around in the pool, relax in one of the deck loungers with a good book. The lanai also has a gas grill for easy dinners and a patio table for dining al fresco. **Optional pool heat is available for $35/day + tax. We would recommend adding pool heat to your reservation between the months of November and April.** From simple breakfasts to elaborate dinners, the fully-equipped kitchen is ready for all your cooking needs. The kitchen offers plenty of cabinet and counter space, including a large pantry, and stainless steel appliances. Four can dine at the kitchen’s center island, or gather the group around the 6-person dining table. After dinner, settle into the living room where there’s plenty of seating on several comfy leather couches. The loft space upstairs offers another hangout spot with its own flat-screen TV and fun couch and chairs. On the 1st floor, you'll find Bedroom #1. This space features a queen bed, large picture window and full bathroom right next door. Upstairs, Bedroom #2 includes a king bed, desk/work area and en-suite bathroom with double sinks and walk-in shower. Bedroom #3 features chic décor and a king bed. Dream the night away in Bedroom #4 and #5 under the protective watch of some of your favorite characters. Each of these rooms has two twin beds. Just 10 minutes from Disney, Windsor at Westside boasts a ton of great amenities including 10,000-square foot clubhouse, resort style pool with lazy river, Tiki bar, fitness center, sundry shop and video arcade. No excuses for being bored here!
Gorgeous Townhome w/Private Pool, Game Room + BBQ! Near Disney
Townhome - Windsor Island Resort - OrlandoSometimes you just stumble across a home that has it all! Contemporary class can be found around every corner of this luxurious abode – from chic furnishings to a modern commodious layout. Not to mention, five themed bedrooms bedecked with character clad adornments, an all-star game room, and one truly idyllic screened-in lanai with your very own private dip pool. As a guest of Windsor Island Resort, you can enjoy free, unlimited access to all the amenities that this prestigious resort community has to offer you and your family, including: -Zero-Entry Resort Pool -Lazy River -Children’s Water Park -Double Waterslide -Spa/hot tub -Children’s Play Area -Family-Size Cabanas -9-Hole Mini-Golf Course -Fire-Pit and Picnic Area -Hammock Garden -Dual Cornhole Court -Basketball Court -Sand Volleyball Court -Fitness Center -Game Room -Café and Ice-Cream Shop -And More!! THE SPACE: The kitchen features a gorgeous granite countertop, beautiful backsplash, stunning rich cabinetry, and a plethora of stainless steel appliances. In addition, you will find an island staged with on-trend pendant lighting and four stylish bar stools. Meanwhile, the dining area is nothing short of sensational – presented with modern art, illuminous overhead lighting, and a divine table set for eight. The common area showcases a fabulous double-sided couch, mod coffee table, lush area rug, deluxe ultra-wide blade ceiling fan, wall-mounted flat-screen television, and a tasteful balance of assorted adornments. We hope you brought your competitive side! Whether you prefer Shuffleboard or Mrs. Pac-Man, the game room is really something to marvel over, we assure you! Every little princess deserves their own kingdom! And that is why you will find a bewitching bedroom, trimmed with timeless fairytale charm, cascading with castle-like décor, and heaping with happily ever after! This next room was made for a mouse but is fit for a king! Featuring a king size bed, hip nightstands, deluxe dresser, wall-mounted flat-screen television, walk-in closet, and a playfully sleek accent wall, this master bedroom is sure to have you cheering… Oh Boy! It even comes with its own en suite, complete with a double vanity and glass stall shower. Now, get ready for a bedroom that is truly out of this world. Decked from head to toe in intergalactic regalia, from sabers to droids to hyperspace track lighting and fighter pilot ceiling decals… this room will have your young padawan feeling like they are in a galaxy far, far away in under 12 parsecs! This next bedroom highlights two unique action-clad twin beds and a big blue world. Filled with everything from a lovable clownfish and his totally radical turtle pal to a cunning cowboy and a forgetful fork, there is no doubt that you’ve got a friend in this endless display of pix-pals! Ready, Set, Go! We hope you’ve got a racing fan (or two) in your family because this bedroom hosts two twin car-beds that are just dying to get some mud on their tires! Throw in a colorful accent wall bursting with a whole fleet of comical roadsters and you’ve got yourself a winner! A vacation home this magnificent would not be complete without a screened-in lanai and your very own dip pool. You can even turn up the temperature in your pool by adding an optional heat package for only $35/day + tax. **We recommend adding this option to your reservation between the months of November and April.** Whether you’re looking to be close to the magic or create a little of your own, this stunning vacation getaway is guaranteed to make dreams come true!
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