Dr. Phillips (Universal)
Dr. Phillips is located in west Orlando, close to Universal Orlando (Universal Studios, Island of Adventure, and CityWalk). This is a busy area of Orlando, with lots to see and do. Apartments in Dr. Phillips will have easy access to almost anything you need or want, like fine dining, shopping, and entertainment.
Apartments in Dr. Phillips / Close to Universal Orlando
Apartments in Dr. Phillips / Universal Orlando can be a great apartment choice for anyone. While you'll find apartments full of young professionals, it is also a family community with well-ranked schools and nice neighborhoods. Dr. Phillips can be fun for a whole family or a great place to get your life started with a new career.
Things to do in Dr. Phillips / Near Universal Orlando
The main attraction for those who live in apartments in the Dr. Phillips area is definitely Universal Orlando. Universal Orlando is home to Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, and CityWalk. Universal Studios is a theme park based around many popular movies. Islands of Adventure is also based on movies, television shows, novels, and comic books. Recently a new “island” was added to the park. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened during the month of June and has already proven to be a great hit among visitors of the park. CityWalk is a great place to see movies, shop, or dine.
You'll also find lots of great restaurants near your apartment in the Dr Phillips area. Seasons 52 on Sand Lake Road is great if you're looking for something light. If you like sushi and other Japanenese cuisine, you should check out Dragonfly Orlando. It's a modern interpretation of the Japanese pub culture serving sushi, sashimi and robatayaki (open fire grill) in a tapas style dining environment.
Schools Serving Dr. Phillips / Universal Orlando
Schools serving apartments in the Dr. Phillips area include Dr. Phillips Elementary School, Bay Meadows Elementary School, Windy Ridge
Elementary, Palm Lake Elementary School, Sand Lake Elementary School, Chain of Lakes Middle School, Southwest Middle School, Olympia High School, and Dr. Phillips High School. The west campus of Valencia Community College is also in close proximity to the Dr. Phillips area.
The Dr. Phillips / Universal Orlando Business Community
The economy of the Dr. Phillips area is largely run around Universal Orlando. There are also lots of restaurants and strip malls. Additionally, there are law firms and doctors offices located throughout the area. All of these will be in close proximity to your new apartment!
Shopping In Dr. Phillips / Universal Orlando
Shopping near apartments in Dr. Phillips includes CityWalk at Universal Orlando, and lots of strip mall type shopping centers. Dr. Phillips is also close to Pointe Orlando and the closest mall to this area is the Mall at Millenia.
Traffic And Driving In Dr. Phillips / Universal Orlando
Some of the major intersections near apartments in Dr. Phillips are the corner of Dr. Phillips Boulevard and Sand Lake Road, the corner of Turkey Lake Road and Sand Lake Road, and the corner of Dr. Phillips Boulevard and Conroy Road. The Dr. Phillips area has easy access to Interstate 4 and International Drive. Access to these main roads is helpful to those who commute to other Orlando areas for work.
Apartments near Sand Lake Road
Sand Lake Road is one of the major roads that leads to the Dr. Phillips area. Sand Lake runs from close to the Orlando International Airport to past the Dr. Phillips area. Apartments near Sand Lake Road are a great option if you want to be close to lots of shopping, dining, and businesses. Apartment renters are never at a loss for entertainment options.