East Orlando is home to the University of Central Florida, one of the largest universities in the nation. The sprawling campus features state-of-the-art academic and research facilities, a football stadium, and CFE Arena, home of the UCF Knights basketball team and host to various live events. Just minutes from campus, shop at Waterford Lakes Town Center, stroll through Avalon Park, or gather a group for bowling and games at Boardwalk Bowl Entertainment Center or Firkin Kegler Family Entertainment Center. Head 45 minutes east to the Space Coast, where you can relax at Cocoa Beach or visit the historic Kennedy Space Center. Access a gateway to the tropics at Port Canaveral, one of the world’s most popular cruise ports.