Settle in and enjoy the stay at Orlando Continental Plaza Hotel located on Orlando's world famous International Drive. The days will be packed with fun and excitement at the many Orlando area attractions. Take advantage of the on-site tour desk and concierge service in helping to plan for a truly memorable experience. Leave the car behind with free self-parking and consider the hotel's complimentary shuttles to theme parks.
Clean and well appointment rooms await with TV, hair dryer, iron facilities, extra towels / bedding and in-room safe. Be sure to utilize the on-site services, ticket counter and tour desk for vacation planning. There are plenty of restaurants in the immediate area but for a quick bite to eat, stop by the coffee shop inside the hotel. After a event filled day, come back and lounge by outdoor swimming pool.
Where to begin? Ideally located on Orlando's world-famous International drive, the Orlando Continental Plaza Hotel is minutes away from many amusement and water parks. Having to choose from so many options will be the difficult part…
Also, quickly jump on I-4 highway and destinations including Magic Kingdom, Epcot Center, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World Resort and Animal Kingdom are an easy 15-20 minutes away.
If STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) thrills you, look no further than The Orlando Science Center or for the Astronaut in the family, perhaps take a drive to Cape Canaveral and visit the Kennedy Space Center.
An abundant selection of themed restaurants awaits in the many of the area attractions but don't rely solely on that. Take in what Orlando has to offer with extensive fine dining to sumptuous local cuisine with numerous moderately and budget priced venue options.
Pack up the Mickey Mouse ears and Harry Potter outfits and get to the area shopping destinations. The Florida Mall provides an upscale, open-air shopping center and The Mall at Millenia offers many designer shops. For a premium outlet, the Orlando International Premium Outlets is a good bet. Venture a little farther south and stop in at the Pointe Orlando for outdoor, pedestrian-friendly mall.
Outdoor amusement resorts and water parks aren't the only outdoor activities to take in. Orlando proudly bears the name "The City Beautiful" in part due to all the parks and recreation sprinkled throughout the city. Whether it's kayaking, paddleboard tours, horseback riding, zip lining or just pulling up a chair at an outdoor venue listening to live music, there is plenty to do to satisfy outdoor enthusiast.
For sport fans, catch an NBA game and see the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center. Orlando City SC is the region's Major Leagues Soccer (MLS) team playing out of Camping World Stadium. Finally what says Florida sports more than Jai-alai? Trek up to Fern Park to see Orlando Jai Alai play at the Orlando Live Events venue.
There is no lack of energy in the Orlando area and the options are quite varied. Experience the Universal CityWalk. Dubbed as Universal Orlando's 'entertainment hotspot', many of the bars, restaurants and shows here keep going well past midnight. At Downtown Disney, the House of Blues books top talent features on an impressive hugh interior and main stage. Down more in the city center, the Wall Street Plaza has a reputation for offering a more 'local' experience while the lively downtown area around Lake Eola considered more swanky and up tempo, originally embracing the EDM genre. So check out the Vain and Tier Clubs plus the swanky Venue 578.