Orlando Weather March Averages, USA
What's the Weather Like In Orlando In March?
How Hot Is Orlando In March?
In March, things start to warm up a notch as spring arrives in Orlando, Florida. The average daytime temperatures in March reach a blissful 25°C, that's about 78°F, whereas the average minimum temperatures drop down to 12°C, or 54°F.
Does It Rain In Orlando In March?
You can expect 9 hours of sunshine per day on average, but you might get some rain with an average monthly precipitation of 92mm. However as it is outside of the rainy season, any precipitation should clear up quickly.
How Busy Is Orlando In March?
Orlando does tend to get busier at this time of the year with many of the schools broken up for the Easter holidays. This is likely to affect you particularly if you are planning on visiting the theme parks, so be prepared for some queues for your favourite rides.
Orlando Hotels in March
There's a wide range of accommodations options close to attractions in Orlando.
Days Inn Orlando
Families on a budget can stay at the Days Inn Orlando, which has an outdoor pool and Tiki Bar. Kids can enjoy their own splash pool and stay for free if they're under 17. There's also a free shuttle to and from the airport, a free continental breakfast each morning and a fitness centre onsite.
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
If you want to nearer Disney World and have some extra cash to spare, opt for the all-inclusive Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress featuring an on-site Jack Nicklaus golf course, tennis courts and a private lake, as well as an outdoor pool with a waterslide, six restaurants and a children's play area.
Bars and Restaurants
There are plenty of spots across Orlando for a good meal and a leisurely drink.
Chili's Bar & Grill
Need somewhere cheap to eat on International Drive? There's Chili's Bar & Grill with a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, where you can feast on a wide range of Mexican food such as fajitas, quesadillas and tacos alongside classic American steaks, ribs and burgers.
If you're seeking a gourmet option there's Seasons 52 a fresh grill and wine bar based around the seasons. Try the cedar plank-roasted salmon or the oak-grilled Filet Mignon. Be sure to sample their mini indulgences tiny desserts in shot-size glasses.
If you're into karaoke there's Rising Star on Universal's CityWalk. Choose from an extensive number of tracks, grab your mic and perform in the spotlight with a live band and backup singers.
Looking for a more sophisticated evening? Then Rocks at The Peabody is the place to be seen. The chic décor and live musical entertain creates the perfect ambience to enjoy a cocktail, a wine from their impressive list, or a one of their bottled beers from around the world.
Things to do in Orlando in March
March is a good time to visit the theme parks as the weather is comfortable it may be getting busier but not nearly as much as the peak season in summer, and not as humid either. Why not take the kids to Magic Kingdom for an enchanting fairy tale experience. The first of the Disney World parks, it is home to the iconic Cinderella Castle, much-loved Disney characters and magical attractions.
Older kids will enjoy the thrills of Space Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain and Splash Mountain while Young Disney fans will love Fantasyland, which has recently been expanded to create New Fantasyland. Don't miss the afternoon parade on Main Steet USA, or the evening counterpart SpectroMagic. Make sure you wrap up the day with the famous Fantasy in the Sky fireworks which illuminate the sky behind the castle.
If you're looking for real adventure, a trip to Florida would not be complete without going on one of their famous airboat rides. Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides in Saint Cloud is just 30 minutes away. Glide through beautiful marshland and seek out the Florida alligator on your exhilarating airboat tour. Or there's Boggy Creek Airboat Rides with two sites not far from Orlando's. Discover exotic birds, turtles and alligators in their natural environment and soar through the wetlands at 45mph.
Time to celebrate
There's lot's going on if you're going to be in Orlando in March with plenty of fairs, festivals and festivities to get involved with.
Central Florida Fair
You'll find fun for all the family at Central Florida Fair in Pine Hills which is just west of Orlando. Running from the end of February into March the event boasts all the usual fairground rides and attractions as well as themed nights such as the 'Make a Wish' night and the 'Gospel Night'.
Winter Park Sidewalk Arts Festival
For art buffs there's the Winter Park Sidewalk Arts Festival, one of the nation's oldest, largest and most prestigious outdoor art festivals. More than 350,000 visitors come every year to enjoy the wide variety of artwork including painting, photography and graphics as well as sculpture, jewellery and digital art.
St. Patrick's Day Festival
March 17 is St Patrick's Day and the Americans love to celebrate it in style with plenty of St. Patrick's Day Festivities throughout the city. Check out Will's Pub Orlando, Pat O'Briens, and The Harp and Celt Irish Pub and Restaurant for Irish-themed fun, live music and lots of Guinness. Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant even have Irish dance and music workshops.
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