The Millenia area of Orlando is located just off of I-4 and is only minutes from the Mall at Millenia, Lockheed Martin, International Drive, Universal Studios, Walt Disney World and downtown Orlando. The Millenia area is ideal for business professionals, as residences here are close to premier shopping and the business district of downtown.
Although the Millenia area is a well-known destination for shopping addicts all over the state of Florida, there are many other reasons why residents choose this area to call home. With a nice mix of affordable and luxury options, apartments near Millenia are a great choice for all types of people.
(Clockwise from top left) The Mall at Millenia, The Orlando Eye at International Drive, Islands of Adventure, The Capital Grille, Artegon Marketplace, & Pointe Orlando.
THINGS TO DO IN THE MILLENIA AREA
Shop Til' you Drop!
The Mall at Millenia, which is located directly adjacent to apartments in the Millenia area, is an upscale shopping mall that includes over 150 shops, restaurants, and eateries. Chanel, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Apple and Tiffany's are a few of the high-end stores that shoppers frequent on any given day. On nearby International Drive, a variety of things can be found to occupy your time, including world-famous dinner shows, upscale bars and nightclubs, a movie theater, the I-Drive YMCA and Aquatic Center, Vans Skate Park, and Monkey Joe's, which is an indoor playground for kids that is entirely filled with inflatable slides and bounce houses. This area also includes The Orlando Eye, a 400 ft. Ferris Wheel attraction that overlooks all of Orlando.
Orlando's Theme Parks at your Doorstep
If shopping really isn't your scene, The Millenia area of Orlando is conveniently located just minutes from all of Orlando's world-famous theme parks, including Universal Studios, Universal CityWalk, Walt Disney World, Downtown Disney, Disney Quest, Sea World, Aquatica, Discovery Cove and Islands of Adventure. Living in this area makes a day-trip to any of these locations very possible, and many people opt to live in the Millenia area for the convenience.
DINING AND NIGHTLIFE IN THE MILLENIA AREA
If dining and nightlife is what you are after, then finding an apartment in the Millenia area is the perfect option! With the Mall at Millenia at your disposal, you can take advantage of any of the restaurants it boasts. There are almost any of the major restaurants that you can think of in this area, including:
With the commute to downtown Orlando only 15 minutes by way of I-4, this area is very popular for people who enjoy nightlife. Besides the allure of downtown bars and clubs, the Millenia area has a multitude of hang-outs, including:
SCHOOLS SERVING THE MILLENIA AREA
There are a number of schools serving the apartments in the Millenia area.
Children in grades K-5 are zoned for Pineloch Elementary, Millenia Elementary School, Palmetto Elementary School, Sadler Elementary School, Shingle Creek Elementary School
Middle school students are zoned for Westridge Middle School
High School students are zoned for Oakridge High School and Dr. Phillips High School.
Private schools in the Millenia area include House of Hope Academy, El Bethel Christian Academy, Pathways School, First Academy, South Orlando Christian Academy, and Chancery Charter High School.
The Millenia area is also home to a few specialized schools, including South Eastern University, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI), Universal Technical Institute (UTI), and Le Cordon Bleu.
Please note that public school zoning is subject to change from time to time. Please visit the Orange County School District website to confirm school zones before making a housing decision.
SHOPPING IN THE MILLENIA AREA
The Millenia area should be the definition of shopping! Besides the Mall at Millenia, patrons have a variety of other opportunities to shop ‘til you drop, including:
- Artegon Marketplace, which is home to a Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World and Ron Jon Surf Shop.
- Located just minutes away from Millenia apartments are the Orlando Premium Outlets, which offer high profile names including Barney's New York, Coach, Cole Haan, Fendi and Giorgio Armani, to name a few.
- If these places aren't enough Prime Outlets Orlando are located just a little further down the road, and offer brands including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue off 5th, Nike Factory Store and Victoria's Secret.
- Pointe Orlando offers outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment and is located conveniently across from the Orange County Convention Center on International Drive.
- Ikea is also located in this area, and is definitely a hot spot on the weekends. If you're looking for an afforable way to redecorate your apartment, this department store is an excellent option, just be ready to spend a few hours for this unique shopping experience.
BUSINESS COMMUNITY IN THE MILLENIA AREA
Major employers near the Millenia area of Orlando include Lockheed Martin, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Walt Disney World, General Electric, and Adventist Health. Many apartments in the Millenia area offer major employer discounts, including discounts for several theme parks. Residents of the Millenia area sometimes choose to commute to downtown Orlando, which is only a 15 minute drive or less on nearby I-4.
TRAFFIC AND DRIVING IN THE MILLENIA AREA
For those living in Millenia apartments, traffic can frequently be a problem. Congestion often occurs because of the high volume of incoming traffic at the Mall at Millenia. Driving on International Drive can often be slow and frustrating, since it is jam-packed with attractions and hotels. Traffic on I-4 can vary depending on the time of day and day of the week, but it is usually no worse than normal rush hour traffic. Main roads around the Millenia area include International Drive, I-4, Millenia Boulevard, and Conroy Road.
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