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You know about the theme parks. You know about the sunshine. You know about fun for the entire family. But did you know Orlando has over 300 lakes, major museums and galleries, two of the largest sports venues in the southeast, and a rich African-American cultural heritage?

As you plan your conference experience, consider coming early and leaving late to give yourself and your family plenty of time to take advantage of all that the Orlando area has to offer. The more you look, the more you will discover the unexpected “hidden” treasures of Orlando! For more information go to these comprehensive websites:

Official city website
The visitor's website
Travel Agent "Orlando At Your Service, Inc."

Theme Parks and Major Attractions

No visit to Florida would be complete without experiencing one of the many area theme parks or world-renowned area attractions. For more information, go to:

Visual and Performing Arts

Orlando has several hidden jewels of the art world. Check out the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American art in nearby Winter Park which houses the world’s largest collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany. The Mennello Museum of American Art features the work of Florida folk artist Earl Cunningham. Check out these art destinations: 

Cultural History

Eatonville, located just north of downtown Orlando, is the oldest African-American municipality in the United States. The Hannibal Square Heritage Center is a not-to-miss stop in Winter Park. Other history centers to visit include:

Recreation – Indoors & Out

In addition to the numerous world-class golf courses, the Orlando area offers myriad opportunities for the most ardent nature-lover or sports enthusiast. Combine your love of architecture and gardens at Bok Tower Gardens. Stroll through 50 acres of beauty at the Leu Gardens. Snorkel at DeLeon Springs State Park or go tubing at Kelly Park/Rock Springs. Check out: 

Orlando- and Tampa-area ACUI member schools: 


Updated Aug. 12, 2013