If you are visiting Orlando or just recently moved there then check out our list of the best Orlando apps for your iPhone. This city surely is a magical place and we want you to get the most out of your visit. Check out our list of the best apps for Orlando and turn your trip or visit into a magical one. Even residents will benefit from some of these great apps that we have hand picked.
The best Orlando apps for iPhone
13 Jan 2017, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
WINGIT is quickly becoming one of the most reliable apps for users to find things to do in the city they live in or are visiting. If you are in Orlando then check out this app today! It will provide you with cool and exciting options for places to eat, bars to check out, cultural events, concerts and more. It’s a perfect resource for spicing up your date life, adding some fun to your night life, or just enriching your weekends off. Users will also be able to purchase tickets and book Uber rides through the magic of WINGIT.
- Find exciting things to do in Orlando
- Great for the dating scene, Night life, Weekend fun
- Find the latest concerts, exhibits and trending events
- Book Uber rides, Purchase tickets to events
- Find cool stuff to do nearby your location
Lines is designed to help users makes the most out of their trip to Universal Orlando. It starts by posting wait times for each and every attraction. It will recommend which attractions to check out now or to wait one. There are customized itineraries based one many different factors, crowd calendars based on how busy it is, question and answer section, menus and prices for every place to eat and more. This app does have an in-app purchase for a subscription. Whether you are a regular attendee or visiting only once, the price tag is worth the wealth of assistance that this app provides.
- A wonderful tool for Universal Orlando
- Get wait times for each ride
- View menus and prices for food places
- Customized itineraries, Crowd calendars
- In-app purchase for a one year subscription
This app provides the latest local news for the Orlando and surround areas. It's a great source of breaking stories on a local and national level. You can get notifications straight to your phone for news alerts and more. Follow the live streaming news updates, submit your own news stories and comment on others. Perhaps, more fun than informative, is the interactive radar that allows you to watch storms as they approach Orlando.
- Breaking news alerts
- Live streaming news
- Submit local news and tips
- Comment on stories and share
- Current weather conditions
Stay informed and track all of the latest hurricanes and tropical storms with this wonderful app. There's a wealth of information for you to best prepare for a storm like local shelters, emergency numbers and evacuation zones. The threat meter helps you to best gauge the seriousness of a storm. Receive all the latest information and breaking news on any potential storm coming your way.
- Maps projected storm path
- Warnings for storms and hurricanes
- Live updates
- Videos and images of storms
- Preparation lists for hurricanes
A hub of Orlando news and weather coverage from the region's top news sources. If you want your local news coverage, and on a daily basis, then this is the app for you. The top local TV stations and papers like the Sentinel are all in this app. It's a must have for any Orlando news junkie. For an even more localized perspective there are Orlando news blogs to balance out the major outlets of the region.
- Never miss a local story
- Local and National coverage
- Newspapers to blog content
- Easy to navigate and share
If you are a subscriber to this reputable news source then this app is a must have. There are two subscriptions options: the first is a daily one and the second is a yearly one. Each issue is digitally enhanced and quite the experience from a regular paper. The in-depth business news is both local and national. While, there's also some exclusive content that makes the download and subscription even more appealing.
- Requires a subscription
- In-depth local coverage
- Exclusive digital content
- Save and share content
- Automatically receive new issues
Check out all of Orlando's transit options with the help of this powerful app. Access your favorite train route, see if it's on time or even help other commuters by reporting late arrivals. You can view nearby stations and local attractions that are within walking distance. Get the complete SunRail schedules, purchase tickets and more. It also makes finding a cab easier by directly connecting you to their mobile sites.
- Quickly access Sunrail
- Check times for trains
- Contribute to train data
- View nearby attractions
- Get complete Sunrail schedules and purchase tickets
Orlando's leading Taxi provider has made hailing a cab much easier with this app. In just 3 clicks you can get a cab. This app also provides a fare estimator based on your pickup and destination addresses. So, you can know about how much the ride will be before you even get into the cab. Rate drivers, receive info on your reservations and monitor the progress of the cab on a map. This app almost turns a cab ride into a fun gaming adventure.
- 3 clicks to get a cab
- Free estimate
- Rate the driver
- Receive notifications on cab info
- Monitor progress on map
Get plugged in to the local scene with the help of this app. Find some great local events, activities and more. From live music events to art exhibits this app will help you to make the most of your free time. Check out some of the region's top restaurants and food trucks. Or, look for some interesting classes and workshops. This app isn't just for tourists but also for residents looking for things to do. Festivals, flea markets, best local bars, new restaurants and so much more is covered in this app.
- Discover things to do
- Save and share your favorite activities and destinations
- Doubles up as a travel guide
- GPS and directions to events and destinations
- Buy tickets from the app
This official app for the Orlando International Airport has all the aviation information you could want or need. Check your flight status, locate your gate and ticket counter, study the Airport terminal or find a great place to eat. Learn about all of the amenities this airport has to offer. Explore your parking options and what ground transportation is offered. It's a must have app for anyone visiting this airport.
- Check flight status
- Locations of gates and counters
- Info on restaurants and shopping
- Map of airport and terminals
- Customized directions
- Parking details and options
If you are a fan of the Orlando Magic then this app will provide you with all the news and notes that your basketball loving heart desires. There's both local and national coverage of the Magic. Easy access to information on the players and you can even follow their Twitter accounts through this app. The media content is updated regularly. And this app even has info on the dancers. There's no other app that brings you more comprehensive coverage of the Orlando Magic like this app.
- National and local news coverage
- Team roster and bios
- Follow player Tweets
- Share and reply to Tweets
- Updated media content
If you are going to Orlando to visit Walt Disney World, then take along the official app to make the most of your trip. Access real time information on the wait time for rides and updated showtimes. An accurate GPS map will help you to figure out where you are and where you want to go. Purchase tickets through the app and find all the information on each ride from height requirements to distance. Create an itinerary, manage your reservations and more. Mickey Mouse would want you to have this app.
- Real-time info on wait times, showtimes and more
- Interactive GPS
- Buy tickets from app
- Browse restaurants and menus
- Search and sort through activities
- Get all details on rides
- Manage reservations and itineraries
For those driving in, out or around Orlando, this app will be your best friend. It has up to date information on all of the toll roads, roadways and freeways. There are updates on traffic reports, delays and more. Get images of traffic incidents, information on traffic time and delays, construction alerts and any other potential pertinent traffic issue. Submit your own traffic reports and share info with others. Whether you are in Orlando, leaving or heading to the city, this app has all the traffic information for the entire state up to 200 miles within your current GPS based location.
- Get all traffic details based on GPS location
- Traffic updates
- Show camera images of nearby traffic accidents
- Alerts for construction, accidents, closures and more
- Share and submit traffic info