5 Local Orlando Blogs to Read Before Your Trip

5 Local Orlando Blogs to Read Before Your Trip, Flickr: Christiant LambertWant to make the most of your next visit to Central Florida and “do” Orlando like a local? Be sure to check out these local Orlando blogs for up-to-date details and the latest scoops on what's awesome (or awful) before you go.

The Daily City
Established in 2007 with an aim to let the online world know that “Orlando is wonderful” this popular and award-winning blog is an excellent resource for all things Orlandoan … and that includes food trucks, farmers' markets, cupcakes, beer, vintage shopping and a whole more than what's doing at the area's famed theme parks. See for yourself at thedailycity.com.

Magic All Around
Speaking of theme parks, there's no harm in having a bona fide blast when you hit this East Coast capital of fun, is there? For regular updates and insider tips “all about magical vacations and theme parks” Magic All Around is a handy site to keep in mind. Find it at magicallaround.com.

The Orlandoan
The duo behind this “hip, thrifty, and local” blog, originally wanted to call it “Orlando Doesn't Suck” but thought better of it when their moms found out (according to their about page anyway) and settled instead on the more mom-friendly and respectable sounding, The Orlandoan. Founded by two urban planners keen to “show off our city's charming, quirky side,” this blog offers loads of tips on making the most of your time in Orlando from where to get the best coffee, where to buy local and what's on this weekend. Visit The Orlandoan at theorlandoan.com.

Tasty Chomps
Founded by Florida native and author Ricky Ly, the highly ranked TastyChomps.com is a food and restaurant blog “dedicated to finding culinary adventures throughout Central Florida and around the world.” If you're going to Florida and you want to eat well, give Ricky's recommendations some thought. Get a taste at tastychomps.com.

Visual Ephemera
For a stroll down Memory Lane in search of a retro vacation, take a gander at Visual Ephermera, the labor of love for Rick Kilby, "a resident of Florida since the mid '60s" with a penchant for graphic design, old postcards and trivia about tourist attractions of a bygone era. To see Rick's site, go to studiohourglass.blogspot.co.uk.

 

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