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Orlando Sights & Useful Information

Orlando is one of the biggest tourist destinations because of the nearby theme parks and resorts.

Orlando Guide

Orlando Convention Aid

Orlando Convention Aid will help you make the most of your time in Orlando, Florida.

Just click on the golden ticket graphic to buy discounted attractions tickets, make dinner reservations, book your group dinner party or event, and arrange for golf, shopping and more.

This web site will help you plan your time in Orlando and save money.   Be sure to check out the coupons available.  You can pick up your savings coupon book at NAMI registration.


Major Attractions

Walt Disney World , the famous attraction is located approximately 35 miles south of Orlando, in a city called Lake Buena Vista. Comprised of four theme parks, two water parks, three shopping and dining districts, eight golf courses and much more, it is the largest privately managed tourist destination on the planet.  Contact Info: 407-939-6244;  Hours of Operation :  Vary


Universal Orlando Resort, close to International Drive, includes two theme parks, three hotels and a large shopping district. 
Contact Info : 407-363-8000, 1-877-688-8011;  Hours of Operation: 9AM - (closing times vary -- usually from 6PM-10PM).


Pirate’s Cove is an
adventurous miniature golf course located at 8501 International Drive.    The golf courses are renowned for their innovative hole designs, lush landscaping, and entertaining pirate theming. The adventures and legends of infamous pirates come to life as you enter the world of 18th century buccaneers-- sunken ships, cascading waterfalls, dreaded pirate dungeons and lush, tropical vegetation. The manicured courses are specifically designed to provide maximum enjoyment for kids and adults alike.  Contact Info: 407-352-7378;  Hours of Operation: 9:30AM – 11:30PM (Everyday)

                          Course Information
Captain’s Course:                     Adults $9.95/ Children $8.95
Blackbeard’s Challenge:           Adults $9.95/ Children $8.95
36-Hole Adventure:                  Adults $13.95/ Children $12.50


SeaWorld Orlando
is a marine adventure park with incredible shows, thrilling rides and up-close animal encounters. It features Kraken, the biggest rollercoaster in the Orlando area, as well as Believe, the all-new Shamu adventure.  Contact Info: 407-351-3600, 1-800-327-2424;
Hours of Operation: 9AM - (closing times vary -- usually from 6PM-10PM).


Gatorland, located at 14501 South Orange Blossom Trail, is the Alligator Capital of the World. 
Contact info: 407-855-5496, 1-800-393-JAWS;  Hours of Operation: 9AM - 5PM.


Wet 'N Wild
is a water park located at 6200 International Drive.
Contact Info:  407-351-1800, or 1-800-992-WILD; Hours of Operation:  Vary


Get around in Orlando

By trolley

I-Ride Trolley, 407-248-9590, along International and Universal Drive, primarily serves tourists in the attractions area. There are 85 stops along the main route on International Drive and 22 stops on the route that serves Universal Drive. The fare is $1 per ride. Per-day and multi-day bus passes are available from many locations.

By bus

Orlando's public transportation is the Lynx bus service. Approximately 60 routes serve the metro Orlando area and there is a stop at the Rosen Centre Hotel and the Orlando International Airport.  The cost is $1.50 per ride (transfers included).  Single-day ($3.50) and multiple-day passes are available. Check out Go Lynx for additional route and fare information or call customer service at 407-841-LYNX (5969).

 


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