According to the 2010 Census Reports, the city proper has a population of 238,300. The main airport to the city is the Orlando International Airport. It is the home of the University of Central Florida and a special Hindu University of America.
Lake Eola Park is a major tourist attraction of the city. At the west end of the park, the Walt Disney Amphitheater is situated. It also includes a Chinese Buddhist Pagoda and a monument of the Confederate States of America. The city's economy is heavily dependent upon tourism.
In 1965, Walt Disney announced that he is going to build Walt Disney World at Lake Buena Vista. The city is the centre for hip hop and rock music, and due to the large number of film studios located here, the city is known as 'Hollywood East'. Regular Broadway productions are hosted by the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre.
The Orlando International Fringe Theater Festival draws touring theatre companies from around the globe. It is held on every spring in Loch Haven Park. The Orlando Cabaret Festival held at Mad Cow Theatre showcases cabaret performances by renowned artists from around the world.
The Florida Mall is one of the biggest malls in the United States, and oddly enough a single story building, so take your walking shoes.
Orlando would have to be a curtain climber's heaven. On the kids front you can keep them amused for days not only at Disney World, but there's Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando, Islands of Adventure, Magic Kingdom, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney's Animal Kingdom, Disney's Typhoon Lagoon, Wet n Wild Orlando, Aquatica, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Epcot, Kraken, Disney's Blizzard Beach, Jaws, DisneyQuest, Old Town, Hollywood Rip Ride Rocket, Disney's River Country, The Incredible Hulk, the Dragon Challenge, Wonders of Life and Flight of the Hippogriff.
Now if that doesn't keep them quiet, nothing will.