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Great Road Trips From Donna Vissing - The Peabody Orlando


By Donna F. Vissing
Travel Editor

The Peabody Orlando is a getaway jewel in the center of Orlando, Florida, known as “theme park capital of the world”. A destination within a well-known destination, The Peabody Orlando is just the spot to land for a relaxing weekend, a long-awaited summer vacation or romantic getaway.

Including the world famous mallard ducks, staging their 1930’s debut at The Peabody Memphis, The Peabody Orlando and the Marching Mallards make it their top priority to create the ultimate vacation experience. Beginning with the room’s spacious and exquisite surroundings, you are set on a journey to be soothed, pampered and relaxed in total comfort and luxury.

From the moment you arrive, The Peabody Orlando stands ready to provide services and accommodations to surpass any and all expectations. The spacious and luxurious rooms are set up to bring you every comfort during your stay. Complete with an in-room service bar, an array of personal service items and the soft, white cotton bath robes available for your use, relaxation is just a step away.

The Peabody Orlando offers something for everyone. With a full-range of Nautilus fitness equipment located on-site in the Peabody Athletic Club, the exercise faithful can stay on schedule, even miles away from home. There are steam rooms, saunas and private massage rooms to ease aching muscles or just to move you closer to total relaxation.

With four lighted tennis courts, The Peabody Athletic Club assists in organizing matches, tournaments and lessons. The Captain’s Choice Golf Services is on-site to schedule golf outings at Orlando’s top private and public golf courses. For those who just want to unwind and relax, you are surrounded by palm trees and served cool drinks poolside near the Olympic size swimming/lap pool. There is also a children’s pool with waterfall, along with a king-size whirlpool.

After a day of fun and activities, the evening sunset arrives and The Peabody Orlando plays host to Orlando’s top two premier restaurants. Renowned for its culinary excellence you don’t need to leave The Peabody Orlando to dine in style. The Dux, a Mobile four-star, four-diamond award winning restaurant, provides American cuisine amid an intimate and formal setting insuring a special evening to remember.

Orlando’s other premier restaurant and located at The Peabody Orlando is Capriccio. Serving guests exquisite cuisine from Northern Italy, the refined menu includes succulent seafood and a 24-ounce rib-eye steak seasoned to perfection for the large eater. The B-Line Diner, another restaurant choice, is where you can relax and dine 50’s style. With fun menu selections and an atmosphere to match, the B-Line Diner is a favorite among guests.

Information: For more information and to make reservations, you can visit their website at or call toll-free at 1-800-PEABODY.

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