Things to Do in Orlando

Make the best of your stay and explore the magnificent grounds of the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center filled with incredible dining experiences and loads of family fun. With an assortment of attractions offsite, be sure to plan ahead. Below please see theme park attractions and other sites to see while visiting sunny, Orlando.

We’ve reserved a room block and negotiated a discount & additional perks for our Conference attendees, including:

Theme Parks

Walt Disney World® Resort
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Universal Orlando Resort
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SeaWorld® Orlando
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LEGOLAND® Resort
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Conference guests have an opportunity to receive discount pricing to the Disney Parks. Restrictions apply. Please view pricing by clicking HERE. In order to get these rates, conference guests must call (407) 566-5600 and mention you are part of the Category Management Group.

Restaurants

MOOR
Seafood
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Wreckers Sports Bar
Pub
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Villa de Flora
Mediterranean
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Old Hickory Steakhouse
Steakhouse
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SandBar
American
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Socio
Caribbean
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The Cocoa Bean
Coffee House

Outdoor Attractions

Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures

Take a wild ride in an airboat to discover the headwaters to the Florida Everglades, just south of Orlando.
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Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is a conservation resource providing experiences that excite and inspire children and adults to learn and act on behalf of wildlife.
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Fun Spot America Theme Parks

Fun Spot America Theme Parks is a family-owned business with a long history in the industry.
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Gatorland

There isn’t a better place to see alligators and crocodiles of all sizes, from babies, also known as grunts, to the 14-foot monsters that call our Breeding Marsh home.
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Hollywood Drive-In Golf at Universal CityWalk

Come and experience Central Florida’s newest and most outrageously themed miniature golf – Hollywood Drive-In Golf at Universal CityWalk Orlando!
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Orlando StarFlyer

The Orlando StarFlyer is the world’s tallest swing ride attraction standing 450 feet high.
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Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park

Orlando’s Most Thrilling Tree Top Obstacle Adventure.
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Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides

Imagine your luxury airboat tour, gliding through a beautiful natural paradise of swamps, marshes and incredible wildlife.
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Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour

Easy, Inexpensive and Exciting, Winter Park´s Scenic Boat Tour in a Natural Attraction!
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Indoor Attractions

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games

Indoor karting, Arcade, Entertainment, Virtual Reality & Events.
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BATL Backyard Axe Throwing League

Hassle-free, Same day booking. Looking for something to do last-minute? No problem. Book online in just a few minutes.
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Crayola Experience

Discover the magic of color at Crayola Experience, Crayola’s premier, one-of-a-kind family attraction!
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Dezerland Park

Indoor fun – all day.
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The Escape Game Orlando

60-Minute Escape Room Adventures.
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Escapology

Step Inside Your Private Adventure.
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iFLY Orlando Indoor Skydiving

This is not some make-believe attraction or another keep-your-hands-inside-the-vehicle ride. Experience the thrill of indoor skydiving in Orlando.
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In the Game ICON Park®

At In The Game ICON Park enjoy great new attractions including a stunning Mirror Maze, 7D Motion Theater, breath-taking Virtual Reality experiences, great games, prizes, and more!
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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Feel the power of a rocket launch, stand nose-to-nose with Space Shuttle Atlantis® and walk among the giants of space exploration.
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Madame Tussauds Orlando

The World’s Greatest Wax Museum.
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Museum of Illusions

Enter the fascinating World of Illusions!
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Ripley’s Believe It or Not®

Marvel at hundreds of rare and unusual artifacts and get hands-on with unbelievable interactives at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando.
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Topgolf Orlando

Welcome to Topgolf Orlando – the premier entertainment destination in Orlando, FL. Enjoy our climate-controlled hitting bays for year-round comfort with HDTVs in every bay and throughout our sports bar and restaurant.
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WonderWorks

WonderWorks is an amusement park for the mind with 35,000 square feet of “edu-tainment”. The attraction combines education and entertainment with more than 100 hands on exhibits that challenge the mind and spark the imagination.
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