Recreation - Central Travel region flaunts two state trail systems covering an area of 75 miles along a converted railroad bed. These easy-grade routes are open to hikers, joggers, horseback riders and bicyclists. The area's numerous state parks offer miles of meandering easy trails as well. Fishing remains a favorite sport with 1,000 lakes lying in the region. Paddlesport enthusiasts will enjoy the popular canoe trail located in Wekiwa Springs State Park. The state park canoe route offers visitors a chance to observe native black bear and the American bald eagle.
Climate - Florida experiences mild, comfortable winters and warm to hot, humid summers. Summer Fahrenheit temperatures average in the mid to high 80's (28 - 29 Celsius). Winters are mild and dry with temperatures averaging 58 - 64 degrees Fahrenheit (14 - 18 Celsius). Precipitation for the central area averages anywhere from 56 inches to less than 52 inches per year. The region offers a great warm escape for outdoor recreation during the cold northern months. August and September are peak months of the hurricane season that lasts from June 1 through November 30.
Orlando is located in the central region of Florida.