Orlando Travel Information
With over 100+ attractions across the city and seven of the world’s top theme parks, Orlando is unlike any other destination, full of unforgettable experiences waiting for you to explore. After attending training sessions at CADCA's Mid-Year Training Institute, escape to a world of imagination and fantasy that will leave you feeling refreshed and inspired. Whether you're seeking to reconnect with childhood nostalgia, experience cutting-edge innovations in ride technology or testing your sense of adventure with endless outdoor activities, Orlando attractions truly are one-of-a-kind. During your visit, you'll be able to explore Orlando's world-class cultural and historical attractions, thriving food scene, and vibrant nightlife.
Orlando is a culinary hot spot with new award-winning restaurants and celebrity chefs, such as Wolfgang Puck, Todd English, Emeril Lagasse and Chef Morimoto, that cater to visitors from across the globe. With over 5,000 restaurants you’ll find an extensive menu from fine dining and international eateries to casual cafes, there’s something for every taste or budget. The destination has six distinctive dining districts including the Convention District (I-Drive), Restaurant Row, Universal Citywalk®, Disney Springs™, Downtown Orlando, and charming Winter Park.
Some of the city's most popular tourist activities include the array of Disney attractions such as Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Epcot, Magic Kingdom and more! Universal's Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios are not to be outdone and offer the wildly popular Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
** Please Note: 2017 Walt Disney World ticket pricing rates have changed. But good news! Last year's pricing has been generously extended to CADCA's Mid-Year attendees. If you place your ticket order for Walt Disney World Theme Parks here or over the phone at (407) 566-5600 by March, 10th 2018 at 4 pm EST, you will still be able to enjoy your Disney adventure at a reduced rate! **
Additionally, new venues have popped up in the last few years that are sure to delight even the biggest kid at heart. Andretti Indoor Karting & Games features a three-story indoor entertainment complex with go-carts, ropes courses, zip lines, laser tag, virtual reality racing simulators, bowling and 120+ arcade and prize games.
The Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center is conveniently located near two area airports:
Please visit each airport's website to learn more about transportation options to/from the Gaylord Palms.
CADCA has partnered with United to provide travel discounts to Mid-Year. The valid travel dates for this discount are 7/12/2018 to 7/22/2018. To make a reservation,visit www.united.com/meetingtravel and enter code ZYYF385278 or call United Meetings at 800-426-1122 Monday - Friday 8am - 10pm ET and Saturday & Sunday 8am - 6pm ET.
Please note: Not valid with other discount certificates, coupons, or promotional offers.
Getting Around Orlando
Cental Florida's commuter rail system connects a wide range of counties and points of interest in and around the Orlando area. Hop on the rail to do some sight-seeing, from Downtown Orlando, near the famed Church St. with restaurants a-plenty to Park Ave. in Winter Park, just north of downtown. Learn more about SunRail.