Want to visit Orlando without spending a lot? It's easier than you think. Whether you’re looking to cut costs so you can spend more in the city's theme parks, or you're hitting Orlando for a sunny escape sans mouse, here’s how to do it on the cheap.Less
Laid-back ambiance, authentic flavors and tacos under $2 - what’s not to like? If you’re looking for a quick bite, this is the spot.
With multiple locations in Orlando and even more “Best Local Burger” awards under its belt, Beth’s is an easy choice if you’re looking for a good burger after a day eating subpar park food.
This hidden gem has an unexpected combo of flavors that must be experienced. Mama Ling Ling’s Thanksgiving sandwich is a local favorite for under $10.
Head to this State Park minutes from downtown and for $6 per vehicle (up to 8 people) you can picnic and swim in 72-degree water year-round. BYO float.
If you're looking to check out some art, this museum offers a lot of bang for the buck ($5 for adults; $1 for students/kids). Aside from the spectacular collection of contemporary art, there's also a free sculpture garden open to the public.
Explore this 50-acre botanical oasis only minutes from downtown is $10 for adults and half that for kids. With so many beautiful gardens to wander - from perennials to palms - you can easily spend the day. There's also rotating art exhibits worth a peek.
Winter Park has something for everyone. Wander Park Avenue for restaurants, museums and shopping, or enjoy the outdoors with a boat tour of the area's picturesque lakes and canals. You can find guided tours for less than $15.
Prefer instagrammable interiors to mouse-ear selfies? This affordable boutique hotel features a zero-entry pool, full-service spa and on-site restaurant. It also has a complimentary shuttle to the parks so you can have the best of both worlds. Book a room ⬇️
If you're traveling with kids but looking to save, this bright, modern resort has a waterpark on site, along with tons of other activities for kids including an arcade and movie theater. There's also a free shuttle that'll take you one-mile to visit your fave mouse. Book a room ⬇️
Why should fairytale royalty have all the fun? This boutique hotel lives up to its name with Bavarian-inspired interiors, marble bathrooms and a rooftop terrace with views of another of the area's castles (and home to our favorite boy wizard!). Book a room ⬇️