Local Area Information

IFTBC will be held in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, and is known for being the mailing address of Walt Disney World! The host venue for IFTBC is the Holiday Inn Orlando-Disney Springs located a short walking distance to Disney Springs which boasts 178 dining, entertainment and shopping venues. The hotel also provides a complimentary shuttle to Disney Theme Parks (Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney's Hollywood Studios & Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park) every 30 minutes, and there are numerous additional attractions and sightseeing options located within the greater Orlando area. There is no shortage of things to do during your visit to Florida. Check out the information provided below, courtesy of www.visitorlando.com


Things to Do- Theme Parks

Theme Parks

Explore what’s new at Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Orlando® Resort, SeaWorld® Orlando and other world-famous theme parks.
Orlando Theme Parks




Attractions

Fill your days with unique experiences outside of the theme parks. From rockets to acrobats, Orlando’s attractions will take you to new heights.
Orlando Attractions




Things to Do- Dining

Restaurants

Whether you’re looking for a neighborhood café or a kid-friendly eatery, Orlando’s offers an eclectic mix of dining experiences at a variety of price points.
Orlando Restaurants




Things to Do- Nightlife and Ent

Nightlife & Entertainment

Orlando is just as fun after dark as it is during the day. Visit our entertainment complexes, see a show at a dinner theater or crack up at a comedy club.
Orlando Nightlife




Mother and Daughter Shopping

Shopping

Whether you’re looking for a splurge or a steal, Orlando’s collection of malls, outlets and boutiques, all within a 15-minute drive, will indulge every whim.
Orlando Shopping




Things to Do- Golf

Golf

Orlando is one of the world’s largest golf destinations. Beautiful courses, top-ranked instructors and luxurious resorts cater to golf enthusiasts.
Orlando Golf




Things to Do- Art Culture History

Arts, Culture & History

Discover what inspires a city built on imagination. Live music, theater, galleries, museums and festivals are just a taste of Orlando’s cultural scene.
Orlando Arts & Culture




Things to Do- Sports and Rec

Sports, Recreation & Outdoors

Get moving and experience Orlando’s unexpected thrills. Whatever your passion, there’s an activity for you.
Orlando Sports & Recreation




Vielseitiges Florida Podcast

Orlando Ecotourism

Eco-tours, natural springs, airboat tours, birding, nature trails, nature parks and kayaking are just a few of the options for exploring Orlando’s great outdoors.
Orlando Ecotourism




Things to Do- Spas

Spas

Whether it’s a quick rubdown or a head-to-toe rejuvenation, find your inner (and outer!) glow at one of Orlando’s award-winning spas.
Orlando Spas




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UF/IFAS OCI

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