2021 SHPE National Convention
- Orange County Convention Center
- Orlando, Florida
Tour Orlando in style with a knowledgeable local leading the way!
Our members requested the opportunity to take a tour of the city of Orlando to see all there is to see and get to know the city beyond the convention center and the theme parks. Jump onboard the bus and let our tour guide to give you fun facts and information while going around Orlando.
Where does the tour go?
Drive by the Pulse Nightclub on South Orange Avenue near Kaley, recently named a National Historic Site.
Then move more downtown, to see the Amway Center, and then Church Street. We will talk about Immerse, which is the multimedia extravaganza that happens on Orange Ave. and Church Street for two days in October. There is nothing like it.
You might also see Wall Street, the History Center, the trendy bars on Central Avenue. There is the History Center and then proceed to drive by Lake Eola, where so many events happen, plus the swans and swan boats.
Leu Gardens is the next stop, as well as Park Avenue in Winter Park. While there, go down Corrine Drive to East End Market, Park Avenue CD’s, The Lovely consignment store, Stardust Video Coffee Shop, etc.
The dog park along Lake Baldwin is well known, and that is a quick jump over to the Baldwin Park lakefront.
Then onto Winter Park, Central Park and the shopping and museum districts passing Rollins College, the Polechek Museum and Morse Museum with the fabulous Tiffany Glass exhibit.
Upon completion of Winter Park the tour you would then head back to the Convention Center.
Cost per person is $15.
Time slots available are:
Wednesday, November 10 - Arrive at 8:30am – Bus departs at 8:45am and returns at 1:00pm.
Sunday, November 14 – Arrive at 9:00am – Bus departs at 9:15am and returns at 1:30pm.
The pick up location is in front of the West Concourse D Lobby in the Orange County Convention Center.
Masks will be required while on the bus but there will be stops along the way and you can get out and walk around the area for that stop just following mask guidelines for that location.
This is a ticketed event and can be added to your registration by signing in using the "login" button on your email confirmation, then select the City Tour under the ticketed events.
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