Five Places to Visit Around UnionWest

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Posted Monday, December 13, 2021 @ 10:27 AM

UnionWest is located within walking distance to a ton of fun places, but if you are feeling adventurous, here are a few places close by that can be accessed by a car or Lyft!  

1. Amway Center  

The Amway Center is about a 7-minute drive from UnionWest. Whether you are a sports fan or more of a concert junkie, the Amway Center has plenty of events to fit your interests!  

2. Dazzling Lights 

If you are looking for holiday lights this holiday season, Harry P. Leu Gardens transforms 50 acres into a winter wonderland. Only about a 15-minute drive from UnionWest, guests will be able to experience a three-quarter mile interactive light experience.  

3. Dr. Philips Center for the Performing Arts 

The Dr. Philips Center for the Performing Arts is home to many shows and events. Only about a 10-minute drive from UnionWest, the Dr. Philips Center puts on over 300+ shows year-round!  

4. Camping World Stadium 

The Camping World Stadium is only about a 10-minute drive from UnionWest. The stadium hosts various events including concerts and football games. If you are wanting to attend a football game this season, check out Camping World Stadium 

5. Orlando Science Center 

Only about a 12-minute drive away, the Orlando Science Center is a fun and educational place. The Orlando Science Center features shows, exhibits presentations, and hands-on interactions.  

Be sure to check out all these fun spots around UnionWest! University of Central Florida Student Government has partnered with Lyft to give students a free Lyft ride. Just use code DTCDEC21. For more details, click here.