20 apartments for rent in Bithlo, Orlando, FL
Nestled among the many lakes and waterways of mid-Florida, the neighborhood of Bithlo is located 18 miles east of Orlando in Orange County. Madison Avenue borders the area to the north, 17th Avenue to the south, Baxter Road to the east, and North Sixth Street to the west. The community is intersected by Florida State Road 50.
Local children can bike or catch the bus to Columbia Elementary School, Corner Lake Middle School, and East River High School. Many colleges are located within a few miles of the area, including University of Central Florida, Florida Tech, Daytona Beach Community College, and Winter Park Tech-Avalon Campus.
For recreation, it’s a few blocks to Bithlo Park. The expansive park features volleyball and basketball courts, baseball fields, a skate park, fishing lagoons, playgrounds, and picnic sites.
Racing is a popular local pastime, and Orlando Speedpark and Bithlo Motorsports Park are both nearby. Local kids enjoy close access to one of the region’s only wakeboarding camps.
Several small storefronts and restaurants are located along the freeway. For larger shopping excursions, it’s just a few miles to Waterford Lakes Town Center. The regional shopping mall houses department stores, restaurants, and both a regular and IMAX movie theater. Attractions in the area include Fort Christmas Historical Park, home to a replica of a fort built during the Second Seminole Indian War, and guided tours of the Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge.
A convenient position next to many schools and recreation opportunities has helped Bithlo become one of Florida’s most popular neighborhoods.