Helpful Resources for Moving to Orlando, FL

Moving to Orlando, FL? There’s a lot to process when moving to a new city. This guide will tell you everything you need to know about relocating to Orlando, including major utility providers, transit services, schools, and more!

Moving Needs

Need to move and store items in Orlando? Locate local and national moving companies, as well as storage units in Orlando below.

Moving Companies in Orlando, FL

Local & Regional Movers

National Moving Companies

Extra Space Storage Facilities in Orlando

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Utilities

Setting up utilities is one of the first things you should do when moving. Check out the main internet, trash, electric, gas, and water companies in Orlando.

Cable, Phone, & Internet Providers in Orlando, FL

Cable

Landline & Mobile

Internet

Waste & Recycling Providers in Orlando, FL

Water Providers in Orlando, FL

Gas Providers in Orlando, FL

Electricity Providers in Orlando, FL

Amenities

As you settle in, you’ll need to find nearby amenities and daily essentials. Here are some of the grocery stores, pharmacies, and gyms in Orlando.

Grocery Stores in Orlando, FL

Pharmacies in Orlando, FL

Local Pharmacies

National & Regional Chains

Gyms in Orlando, FL

Local Gyms

National Chains

Transit

Whether you prefer driving in Orlando or using public transportation, you should learn about Orlando’s transit services and major roadways. Drivers should also be mindful of toll roads in the area—you can acquire a SunPass to save money on tolls and streamline your commute.

Major Roadways in Orlando, FL

  • Interstates & Toll Roads: I-4, Florida Turnpike, FL-408 East-West Expy, SR-414 Apopka Expy, SR-417 Central Florida GreeneWay, SR-429 Daniel Webster Western Beltway
  • Major Roads & Highways: Orange Blossom Trail, Colonial Dr

Public Transportation in Orlando, FL

Local Travel

National Travel

Health & Safety

Knowing where hospitals and other urgent services are is critical when moving to a new city. Check out major hospitals, animal control lines, and other emergency services in Orlando below.

Hospitals in Orlando, FL

Emergency Services in Orlando, FL

Government Services

After moving to Orlando, you’ll need to update your address, register to vote, and register your vehicle. Find DMV offices in Orlando near you.

DMV in Orlando, FL

Voting in Orlando, FL

Education

Whether you need childcare or you’re looking to earn your degree, see below to find great daycares, schools, and colleges in the Orlando area.

Early Childhood in Orlando, FL

K-12 Schools in Orlando, FL

Public Schools

Private Schools

Colleges & Universities in Orlando, FL

Universities

Community Colleges

Popular Neighborhoods

Want to get a good feel for Orlando? The City Beautiful is one of the best cities for year-round weather and has all sorts of great neighborhoods to explore! Learn more about top Orlando neighborhoods below.

Safe, Affordable Areas in Orlando, FL

  • Altamonte Springs
  • Baldwin Park
  • College Park
  • Conway
  • Doctor Phillips

Check out our guide to the Safe, Affordable Neighborhoods in Orlando.

Family-Friendly Areas in Orlando, FL

  • Baldwin Park
  • Celebration
  • College Park
  • Oviedo
  • Winter Garden

Check out our guide to the Best Neighborhoods and Suburbs in Orlando for Families.

Trendy Areas in Orlando, FL

  • Baldwin Park
  • Central Business District
  • College Park
  • Park Lake-Highland
  • South Eola

Check out our guide to the Best Neighborhoods in Orlando for Singles & Young Professionals.

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Planning a move to Orlando, FL? Extra Space Storage has several self storage facilities in Orlando that can help make your move a breeze. Find Orlando storage units near you!

About Mike Beutler

Mike Beutler is a writer and digital content specialist who transitioned to self storage in 2020 after several years in the airline industry. His travels cultivated a passion for exploring cities across the U.S. and abroad and inspired him to learn more about practical insights for urban living. With 14 moves under his belt, both locally and cross-country, he also has a passion for minimalism and organization, and sharing tips to help others make any space feel like home while staying organized.

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