Spend the Weekend in Orlando

Orlando is the ideal place for combining business and pleasure. The weather in early May should be perfect, and there is so much to do with your family. All of the top 10 theme parks — as rated by USA Today — in Orlando are within 20 minutes of the Orange County Convention Center.

  1. Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure: 10 minutes
  2. Magic Kingdom Park: 17 minutes
  3. Universal Studios Florida: 10 minutes
  4. Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park: 20 minutes
  5. SeaWorld orlando: 10 minutes
  6. Gatorland: 18 minutes
  7. EPCOT: 16 minutes
  8. Disney's Hollywood Studios: 17 minutes
  9. Aquatica: 18 minutes
  10. Disney's Typhoon Lagoon: 16 minutes

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If you have already been to the above resorts, here are some additional activities in Orlando that are sure to wow the kids.

iFly Orlando

Experience true free fall conditions, just like skydiving, without having to jump out of an airplane. Just 10 minutes from the convention center.

Address: 6805 Visitors Circle Orlando, FL 32819
Phone: 407-903-1150

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Boggy Creek Airboat Rides

Discover territory that remains unaltered by man in the wilderness of the Central Florida Everglades. Just 25 minutes from the convention center.

Address: 3702 Big Bass Road Kissimmee, FL 34746
Phone: 407-344-9550

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Kennedy Space Center Tours, Cape Canaveral

One of Florida’s most popular destinations, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex tells the epic story of the U.S. space program – from the first day through the present. The 70-acre arena, a gateway to a working space center, takes visitors on a journey that’s both entertaining and educational, interactive and inspirational. Less than one hour from the convention center.

Address: Nasa Parkway West, Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: 866.737.5235

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Forever Florida - Ziplines & Adventures in the Wild!

Forever Florida Zipline and Adventures in the Wild is the most popular eco-tourism attraction in Central Florida. It is located just an hour from th convention center.

Address: 4755 North Kenansville Road St. Cloud, FL 34773
Phone: 407-957-9794

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Dinosaur World

Dinosaur World, the worlds largest dinosaur attraction, is in Plant City, Florida. It is conveniently located between Tampa and Orlando, Florida, less than an hour from the convention center.

Address: 5145 Harvey Tew Road Plant City, FL 33565
Phone: 813-717-9865

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Brevard Zoo

Enjoy Florida's weather in the comfort of our shaded boardwalk, surrounded by untouched wildlife, or splash into the kid-friendly play lagoon. Through the zoo's enriched learning environment, you will have an unforgettable experience alongside our more than 880 animals. Located just 54 minutes from the convention center.

Address: 8225 North Wickham Road Melbourne, FL 32940
Phone: 321-254-9453

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Wild Florida Airboats & Wildlife Park

Travel deep into the protected swamps, marshes and rivers that make up the Central Florida Everglades. Get an in depth look at the gators, birds, eagles, trees and plants that can be found in our beautiful wetlands. Located just 40 minutes from the convention center.

Address: 3301 Lake Cypress Road Kenansville, FL 34739
Phone: 407-957-3135

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Scenic Boat Tour - Winter Park

Take a relaxing, narrated, one-hour cruise through the lakes and canals of historic Winter Park. This is the only 'true' way to see the beauty of Winter Park. Located just half an hour from the convention center.

Address: 312 East Morse Boulevard Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone: 407-644-4056

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For more great things to do in Orlando, please go to the Visit Orlando Web site.