At Orlando on the Cheap, we strive to live the good life on less. There’s so much to do in this beautiful city, and there’s plenty of ways to experience it without breaking the bank. Meet our team of Orlando experts.
Laura Perry, publisher of Orlando on the Cheap, is a native Floridian and Orlando resident since 2006. She is always planning on-the-cheap experiences, from creative date nights with her husband to exciting family adventures – her calendar is always full. She enjoys discovering local gems, planning play dates with her two girls, and traveling as much as possible.
Her favorite cheap things to do in Orlando include kayaking at King’s Landing in Apopka, rollerblading and biking the Seminole County trails, boating the St. John’s and Halifax rivers, riding the SunRail to fun destinations, picnics in Winter Park’s Central Park, swimming in Central Florida’s natural springs, and exploring the quaint and beautiful towns of Sanford, Mt. Dora, Winter Garden and Winter Park.
Laura graduated with a degree in communications from the University of Florida while working as a freelance reporter. She has 17+ years of experience marketing unique brands and worked as a marketing manager at the Nickelodeon Resort. Yes, she’s been SLIMED! Laura’s even appeared as a marketing expert on the Travel Channel’s hit show, “Hotel Impossible.”
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Adelyn Rivera is an avid Orlando enthusiast — with New Jersey roots! She moved to Orlando four years ago eager to explore and discover what the area had to offer…but with three kids, it was important to stick to a budget while keeping the family happy.
Her favorite free things to do in Central Florida: Wekiva Island in Longwood, Lake Eola Farmers’ market, Sanford’s Alive After 5 monthly event, rock hunting in local parks, feeding the ducks at Castle Park in Winter Park, and riding the SunRail.
As a stay-at-home mom, she keeps busy with playdates, school functions, kids’ sports, date nights and moms’ nights out. Her philosophy: having fun is all relative. She’s happy to help those who want to keep it simple and inexpensive.
Adelyn graduated with a degree in Business Administration, concentration in Business Management from Wesley College in Dover, DE. Most of her career was spent in the financial industry, but she is also a certified teacher. So you could say she has an honorary degree in budgets and kids — which is perfect for Orlando on the Cheap!
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Patti Roth, the editor of Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap, scouts out state and national deals, discounts and coupons for our readers, finding the real deals and presenting them in an easy-to-read format. A veteran newspaper and magazine writer and a longtime South Florida resident, she has written for The Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Travel and Life, E Environmental Magazine, Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy, US Architecture and Earth911.com
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