Orlando FL Moving Companies

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Smartbox Solutions, Inc.
Orlando FL movers, Not your traditional storage and moving company, SMARTBOX is the premier provider of mobile, on-demand storage units; the next step in the evolution...

Smartbox Solutions, Inc.

Ace Relocation Systems, Inc.
Ace Relocation Systems is committed to providing world-class relocation services at competitive rates. We have moved over 300,000 happy individuals,...

US DOT: 125550

MC: 79658

Ace Relocation Systems, Inc.

Alaska Terminals, Inc.
Alaska Terminals, Inc. is based in beautiful Anchorage, Alaska with branch offices in Fairbanks, Alaska as well as in Seattle, Washington. For the...

US DOT: 125550

MC: 79658

Alaska Terminals, Inc.

Nationwide Van Lines, Inc.
Nationwide Van Lines is a fully licensed and insured moving company in Fort Lauderdale Florida, equipped with trucks, from small vans to large...

US DOT: 976593

Intra: FL IM 1794

MC: 411705

Nationwide Van Lines, Inc.

Hood Moving & Relocation
Orlando relocation quotes, At "A Moving Around" we understand the importance of moving not just furniture but the family as well. This major decision must not be taken lightly....

US DOT: 1302391

MC: 504508

Hood Moving & Relocation

Grovestars Moving, LLC
GroveStars Moving, LLC provides long distance moving in 48 states. Whether you are moving your office or changing your home location, we will take...

US DOT: 2559629

Intra: IM2414

MC: 892914

Grovestars Moving, LLC

I-75 Moving and Storage
Moving companies Orlando Florida, Moving is a complex task that requires careful planning, so be sure to choose a moving company you can count on for every aspect of your...

Intra: IM2667

I-75 Moving and Storage

U-Pack Moving
ABF U-Pack Moving was launched nationwide on October 1, 1997 by ABF Freight System, Inc. U-Pack has become an extremely popular choice for...

US DOT: 82866

MC: 29910

U-Pack Moving

Sam's Express Delivery Inc.
We at Sams Express Moving and Delivery thank you for taking the time to visit our company website. Family owned and operated, Sams Express Moving and...

US DOT: 76628

Intra: IM1507

MC: 42866

Sam's Express Delivery Inc.

Gulf Moving Systems
Your peace of mind is important to us. That's why we take time to offer so many services. Gulf Moving Systems offers: • Flexible pricing options. We...

US DOT: 716970

Intra: 005203008C

MC: 224537

Gulf Moving Systems

Moving America Usa
Here at Moving America, we pride ourselves on being your Local & Long Distance Mover. We have already performed over 100,000 moves locally and...

Intra: IM2582

Moving America Usa

National Van Lines
National Van Lines is a family-owned business that has carefully transferred property and household goods like yours for over 75 years. We are a...

US DOT: 76628

MC: 042866

National Van Lines

Premier Van Lines International Inc.
Orlando Florida movers, Founded in 1992, Premier Van Lines International is one of Americas leading relocation companies which specialize in international moves. We are...

US DOT: 1930177

MC: 690093

Premier Van Lines International Inc.

Arpin Vanlines, Inc.
With over 100 years of experience and a reputation for providing excellent service, Arpin Van Lines is the only U.S.‐based, family‐owned...

US DOT: 49922

Arpin Vanlines, Inc.

Global Moving LLC
Orlando, Some may choose to handle all the packing themselves, while others want the help of a professional. Either way, we can tailor our packing services to...

US DOT: 2944979

MC: 996670

Global Moving LLC

Orlando, Florida

Moving to Orlando can be like taking a permanent vacation. That’s what Walt Disney had in mind when relocating from Orlando from California. He knew that the city was situated in an ideal climate for year-round fun in the sun.

Orlando moving companies stay busy because the hundreds of theme parks, hotels and resorts that grew up around Disney World need many people to keep them functioning and operable. As an international tourist attraction, Orlando is better poised to weather financial storms than some other parts of Florida, and this draws workers from all over Florida.

Economy:
Tourism is the most important part of Orlando’s economy. Family-oriented theme parks draw tens of millions of visitors each year, and business conventions are another important source of income. The Orange County Convention Center, which was expanded in 2004, is now the second-largest convention center in the United States.

Beautiful experiences aren’t the only thing that Orlando manufactures. The warm climate and wide-open spaces have drawn many firms that do their business out-of-doors, especially manufacturers and aeronautics companies. Lockheed-Martin has an important plant in the area, and so do other engineering firms such as Westinghouse, Siemens, KDF and General Dynamics. The United States government is also an important employer; the U.S. Air Force and NASA each have large bases within commuting distance of Orlando.

History:
The first European settlement in the Orlando area was Fort Gatlin, which was located somewhat to the south of the present-day city limits. The community that grew up around the fort was originally known as Jernigan, which was the name of one of the founding families.

Jernigan officially changed its name to Orlando in 1856, but history is unclear as to the origins of the name. Some say that Judge James Speer, who had helped Orlando become the county seat of Orange County, named the town in honor of a respected employee. Others claim that Speer named the town after a character in William Shakespeare’s play As You Like It.

A third story suggests that an oxen drover named Mr. Orlando was buried near Jernigan and his grave became a landmark. The most popular story, however, is that a young soldier named Orlando Reeves fired a warning shot at an attacking Indian while on guard duty. His shot drew his attackers’ attention, and he was killed soon afterward. By his sacrifice, he had saved the fort from ambush, and the town renamed itself in honor of him.

Orlando began as an agricultural area. In the early twentieth century, its citrus groves were the most important part of the economy. Unfortunately, the groves were decimated in 1926 by an invasion of Mediterranean fruit flies. This sent Orlando into a slump. It wasn’t until Walt Disney surveyed the area in 1956 and bought the land for DisneyWorld that the local economy began a genuine recovery.

Tourism:
Ever since the grand opening of Walt Disney World in 1971, Orlando has been the home of some of the highest-quality theme parks in the world. Disney World itself is divided into several parks; some of its highest-recommended attractions are the Animal Kingdom, the Epcot Center, Hollywood Studios and the Magic Kingdom.

The magic isn’t limited to Disney World. Universal Studios has spectacular attractions, including roller-coaster rides themed around popular Universal Studios movies. For a nature-themed attraction, visit one of the beautiful sea parks: Sea World, Discovery Cove or Aquatica. These offer up-close encounters with live animals, including dolphins, fish, macaws, penguins, polar bears and more. For a really down-and-dirty look at nature (at a lower price than a theme park), visit Gatorland. This long-running zoo has been around since 1949, and it offers a close-up view of alligators and their handlers. Gator wrestling is on the menu, and you can even pay to be a “Gator Trainer for a Day.”

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Interesting Facts:

  • Orlando is known as “The City Beautiful,” but many locals call it by another nickname: “O-Town.”
  • Jack Kerouac, the renowned Beat author, was living in Orlando’s College Park neighborhood when his famous novel "On the Road" was published.
  • Because Orlando is a popular tourist destination for families, many hotels offer in-room babysitting services for a small additional fee.

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