LOCATION

Orlando, "The City Beautiful"
is the 79th largest city in the United States,
the 5th largest city in Florida and
the state's largest inland city!


The Greater Orlando metropolitan area has a population of more than 2 million people, making it the 26th largest metropolitan area in the United States, and the 6th largest in the Southeastern United States. Metropolitan Orlando is home to the University of Central Florida, the second largest university in the United States in terms of enrollment as of 2011.

Location of Conference:  
DoubleTreee by Hilton Hotel – East Orlando
12125 High Tech Avenue
Orlando, FL 32817
Special rate available for conference attendees.

Feel welcome the moment you arrive at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Orlando East - UCF Area with a warm, chocolate chip cookie at check-in. The closest hotel to the University of Central Florida, this full-service Orlando, Florida, hotel boasts a tranquil, secluded setting just off University Boulevard and offers easy access to shopping, dining and entertainment and many major Orlando corporations, including Siemens and Lockheed Martin. Our contemporary hotel in Orlando, FL, is within 45 minutes of popular Orlando attractions such as the Walt Disney World® Resort, SeaWorld and Universal Orlando. Downtown Orlando is just 19 miles away and beautiful Cocoa Beach is 40 miles from our hotel. 

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PLAN YOUR TRIP EARLY!
Spring is a popular time to visit Orlando – Orlando attracts over 51 million tourists a year (3.6 million of them are international tourists). Its airport – Orlando International Airport (MCO), is the 13th busiest airport in the United States, and the 29th busiest in the world!

"THE THEME PARK CAPITAL OF THE WORLD!"
Orlando is home to some of the world's greatest theme parks including . . .

WALT DISNEY WORLD THEME PARKS & WATER PARKS
Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney's Typhoon Lagoon, and Disney's Blizzard Beach

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO Resort's two parks – Universal Studios Florida and the Islands of Adventure – including City Walk

OTHER MAJOR ATTRACTIONS
SeaWorld, Discovery Cove Orlando, Gatorland, and Wet 'n Wild Water Park, are located along International Drive in Orlando, Florida. Kennedy Space Center and Florida beaches on the Atlantic Ocean are approximately a one-hour drive from Orlando.

Note: Theme parks are within a one hour driving distance from the UCF conference location.

THINKING ABOUT SPENDING MORE THAN A FEW DAYS AT A CONFERENCE IN ORLANDO?
While you are in Orlando for the International Conference on Doctoral Education at UCF, you might want to plan an extended stay . . . An Orlando getaway is whatever you would like it to be – search for possibilities at Visit Orlando. Discover ways to make your time spent in Orlando fun and unforgettable – enjoy theme parks, arts and culture, shopping, golf, dining, outdoor adventures, and nightlife in Central Florida.

SPRING TEMPERATURES IN FLORIDA
In the Spring, Orlando days can be pleasantly warm and sunny! Expect temperatures in the comfortable low 70s – BUT COME PREPARED for a possible warm, humid high temperature of 83 . . . or even a possible cool low temperature of 59!

When traveling to the Orlando area in the Spring, it's a good idea to pack a light rain jacket, and an umbrella for occasional Spring Showers.

Want to know what the actual temperature in Orlando is today?
Check out Current Orlando Temperatures
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