Calling Fashionistas, Foodies & Families
It may technically be autumn, but our change of seasons is defined by fall fashions and food festivals rather than foliage and cooling temperatures. Orlando has some amazing shopping, from high-end malls to charming neighborhoods chock full of local boutiques. Check out some new styles on page 8. Feeling guilty about skipping school for vacation? Our feature on page 11 gives plenty of ways for kids to learn while they’re here. The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival takes place Sept. 19-Nov. 10. We interview Epcot’s new vice president on page 48 for the details. With all of the theme-park fun, don’t forget downtown. Orlando, a city of 2 million people, has a thriving downtown worth a day or two exploring. My suggestions are below. For daily updates during your stay, go to www.facebook.com/whereorlando.