Charitable Gift Planners of Central Florida’s List of Must-Do’s in Orlando

Posted by askirvin on May 08, 2024 09:04:12 AM

CGP Conference 2024 is going to take place in “The City Beautiful” – Orlando, Florida! Whether you’re a thrill-seeker, an arts aficionado, a foodie or a shopaholic, this world-class entertainment destination has something for everyone. With legendary theme parks, restaurants, and shopping as well as spectacular museums and world-class entertainment, you'll never run out of things to do.

So, come and join us at the CGP Conference 2024 in Orlando for an unforgettable experience! If you're looking for things to do during conference free time or you plan to extend your stay, we want you to have the inside information about some of the must-see attractions close to Rosen Centre Hotel

Central Florida Council’s Don’t Miss List:

DISCOVER I-DRIVE: By using the International Drive Orlando's I-RIDE Trolley service you can sit back and ride up and down the miles of fun that make up the International Drive Resort Area. Hop on at the Rosen Centre stop 22 and trolley up to Icon Park, Chocolate Kingdom Factory Adventure Tour, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit, several miniature golf courses and several dinner theater experiences including the WonderWorks: Out of Control Comedy Show. A 3-day pass is only $8!

EXPLORE ICON PARK: Minutes from the conference hotel, Icon Park boasts over 50 restaurants, shops, and attractions, including the SeaLife Aquarium, Madame Tussauds, and the Museum of Illusions. Whether you're seeking thrills or looking to enjoy nightlife and live music, there's something for everyone here. For the adventurous, try the Sling-Shot or take in the stunning views of Central Florida from The Orlando Eye. Check out the free and ticketed options here.

FORE! SHINGLE CREEK GOLF CLUB: Looking to get in a round of golf during your time in the Sunshine State? The recently renovated by the Palmer Design Group, Shingle Creek provides a challenging, par-72, 7,213 yards of engaging golf. You can have your clubs shipped directly there or take advantage of their club and shoe rental.

GET SPOOKED AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS - HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS: You never feel more alive than when you’re scared to death at Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights, The World’s Premier Halloween Event. Face 10 terrifying haunted houses, live entertainment and ride some of Universal Studios’ most popular attractions. Tickets are available for Sunday, October 27 or Wednesday, October, 30th. 

EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC AT WALT DISNEY WORLD - MICKEY’S NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN PARTY: If you love Halloween, but prefer smiles to screams, this after-hours event at Disney’s Magic Kingdom is for you. Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party season is the longest-running special event at Walt Disney World. You can catch the Sanderson Sisters Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular in front of Cinderella’s Castle, watch Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade come down Main Street U.S.A. and enjoy many of the park’s iconic rides.

CATCH A BROADWAY SHOW THE BOOK OF MORMON: Enjoy “Broadway in Orlando” at the incredible Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Running October 22 – 27, you can catch the touring company of The Book of Mormon, a nine-time Tony Award® winning Best Musical. This outrageous comedy follows the adventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word.

FINAL TOASTCASK & LARDER: If you happen to be departing from the Orlando International Airport, make sure to try the Southern cuisine and refreshing house-brewed beers crafted by James Beard-recognized husband-and-wife team of James and Julie Petrakis, two of Orlando's most acclaimed chefs. Their culinary creations can be savored at The Ravenous Pig, MICHELIN Guide Bib Gourmand in Winter Park, and The Polite Pig at Disney Springs®.

If you have extra time in Orlando, be sure to visit one (or all!) of the Charitable Gift Planners of Central Florida’s favorite places.

Be sure to share your adventures with us on social media! Use the CGP Conference hashtag (#CGPConference) and tag CGP for a chance to be shared. 

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