The AANA Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress will be held in Orlando from September 13-16, 2014 at The World Center Marriott. AANA presents these links for those who wish to learn more about Orlando prior to the meeting. The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists is not responsible for the content found at these websites, nor does the AANA endorse any of these sites or businesses. These links are for informational purposes only.
Baterbys Art Gallery
Home to some of the greatest names in art, Baterbys is the premiere art gallery in Florida.
Boggy Creek Airboat Tour
Idle along canals in search of exotic birds, turles and the Florida alligator, or soar across marshes at 45mph. Boggy Creek has four unique airboat tours that are sure to please.
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Check out the world's most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany. The Museum's Tiffany collection includes jewelry, pottery, paintings, art glass, leaded-glass windows and lamps, and the chapel interior the artist designed for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
Church Street Station
At the epicenter of Orlando nightlife, the Church Street District offers something for everyone.
Downtown Orlando Historic District Walking Tourhttp://www.cityoforlando.net/planning/cityplanning/Walk_Tour04.pdf
Designated in 1980 by the City of Orlando, the district is a cohesive collection of buildings that reflects the commercial and governmental history of Orlando. It encompasses eight blocks of buildings constructed from the 1880s until the early 1940s.
Florida Symphony Youth Orchestrahttp://www.fsyo.org/
The FSYO has three full orchestras, a training orchestra, cello choir, and chamber ensembles comprised of some of the most accomplished young musicians from a nine county area in Central Florida.
Known internationally as the "Alligator Capital of the World," Gatorland today provides affordably priced family-fun with thousands of alligators and crocodiles, a breeding marsh with boardwalk and observation tower, one-of-a-kind reptilian shows, aviary, petting zoo, swamp walk, educational programs and much, much more.
Harry P. Leu Gardenshttp://www.leugardens.org/
Explore an amazing 50-acre botanical oasis minutes from downtown Orlando. Each garden is designed specifically to further their mission: inspire visitors to appreciate and understand plants.
Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is the only place in the world where you can walk under the largest rocket ever made, touch an actual moon rock, meet a veteran NASA astronaut, experience the International Space Station and stand face-to-face with Space Shuttle Atlantis – all in the same day.
LEGOLAND® Florida is a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. With more than 50 rides, shows and attractions and the all-new water park, LEGOLAND is geared towards family fun!
Mad Cow Theatrehttp://www.madcowtheatre.com/
Mad Cow Theatre is one of Orlando’s most respected professional theatre companies. Playing to a wide array of aundiences, Mad Cow carries an unparralled passion for both classical and contemporary plays. They also perform musicals representing the best in American and world literature.
The Mall at Milleniahttp://www.mallatmillenia.com/
The Mall at Millenia is owned and managed by The Forbes Company, a nationally recognized owner, developer and manager of distinctive regional shopping centers known for creating landmark retail properties designed with dramatic architecture, and offering environments that attract internationally recognized anchor stores with a mix of world-renowned luxury merchants and nationally successful restaurants.
Orange County Regional History Center and Heritage Square
Explore Florida's history beyond Disney World and Universal Studios. Central Florida's rich history intrigues and captivates.
This marks the 40th anniversary of the Orlando Ballet. Be a part of the celebration that features dancers from all over the world.
Orlando Museum of Arthttp://www.omart.org/
The Orlando Museum of Art is a showcase of traveling exhibitions and permanent collections by Central Florida artists as well as American and international artists.
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestrahttp://orlandophil.org/
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is Central Florida’s resident professional orchestra, appearing in more than 125 performances each season. The Philharmonic’s mission is to foster and promote symphonic music through excellence in performance, education and cultural leadership.
Sak Comedy Lab
Love to laugh? Check out Sak's wide variety of improv shows, or fine-tune your funny-bone at Sak University.
SeaWorld is a unique combination of thrill rides and marine animal shows that will both educate and amuse.
Go behind the scenes, beyond the screen, and jump right into the action of your favorite movies at Universal Studios, the world's premier movie and TV based theme park.
World of Chocolate Museum and Cafe
World of Chocolate invites guests to enjoy world-renown pastries, breads and cakes in a European-style café; as well as, experience cacao surroundings while in our rainforest environment, learn the history of chocolate, marvel at hand-crafted sculptures of solid chocolate, enjoy tastings and creative workshops.