Most gay and lesbian bars and lounges catering to gays and lesbians are located in Downtown Orlando, not near the theme parks. They cater mostly to locals. Straights also visit a few clubs on special show and entertainment nights. Among the best-known hangouts are:. It offers over a half dozen bars and hosts its famous female impersonator shows on select nights. These extravaganzas often draw a good crowd of straight men and women. Located at N.
Orlando is known mainly for Disney World but there are a lot of exciting happenings beyond the Magic Kingdom. I consider the city, Downtown in particular, to be very gay friendly. With a good club scene and plenty of awesome places to eat, Orlando is a fun place to visit and an even better place to call home. Welcome to Thornton Park, the area inhabited mainly by the gays of Orlando.