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- The 2006 'Birds are at the Orlando Grand Plaza.
- This is the same hotel the past 5 years.
Mention the Snowbird Nationals to get a room.
- The room rate is $89.95.
- They have blocked over 200 rooms for the event.
- Room block is held until Jan 3rd, so reserve early.

Orlando Grand Plaza

7400 International Dr.
Orlando, FL  32819
Ph: (407) 996-7400
Fax: (407) 996-7453
Hotel Location here
Hotel Website here


International Drive, Orlando:

A colorful skyline is the backdrop for more than 100 Orlando hotels and resorts, five world-famous attractions, 150 restaurants, 485 shops, mega entertainment complexes…all within easy reach at the International Dr. Resort Area!  The I·RIDE Trolleys travel exclusively throughout the International Dr. Resort Area. The Main line travels the majority of International Drive's 85 convenient stops, arriving approximately every 20 minutes. The Green Line begins and ends on International Drive but primarily travels along Universal Boulevard with 22 convenient stops ending at SeaWorld, arriving approximately every 30 minutes.  More info.

More Information on the Race Hotel:

Services & Amenities include:
• State of the art game room
• Lighted tennis court
• Free shuttle to theme parks
• Car rental desk
• Professional taxi/limo service
• Multi-lingual staff
• Gift/sundry shop
• Coin operated guest laundry
• 2 beautiful pools
• Basketball
• 4 Shuffleboard courts
• Ticket and transportation desk

New Pictures of the Hotel (taken 08-15-05):


This is a Perfect Location for an R/C Race:
There is no place else to have more FUN!  There is so much to see and do, as Orlando is the top tourist destination in America.  The Grand Plaza is in the heart of it all!  Next to the track are tons of restaurants, dozens of great outlet shops, fun entertainment places, including go-karts, plus so much more.  The hotel also has free transportation to all the theme parks and they have an official Universal Studios store in the hotel.  Come and be a part of the largest race in the world!  This race has always been about having FUN racing R/C cars.  Manufactures and racers come together for one fantastic week, filled with Intense competition, wonderful memories, and racing excitement.  This is a great vacation that  the whole family can enjoy!

- Universal CityWalk:   This is Orlando’s hottest spot for entertainment, with Jimmmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Bob Marley-A Tribute to Freedom, NBA City, MOTOWN Cafe, Hard Rock Cafe, and the Nascar Cafe, plus much more!
ONLY 1.7 MILES FROM THE HOTEL : ride the trolly

- Pointe Orlando:   An open-air shopping, dining & entertainment complex, with towering palm trees, shaded areas, and fountains.  More than 60 specialty retailers, seven restaurants + HOOTERS, and great entertainment!
ONLY 1.8 MILES FROM THE HOTEL : ride the trolly 

- Downtown Disney / Pleasure Island:   This party town is the perfect place for shopping.  Plus there are eight great clubs!  It's comedy, jazz and rock.  Live bands play every night. Also here is the famous House of Blues.
ONLY 10 MILES FROM THE HOTEL : ride the trolly

More Fun Close to Race Hotel:
  It's hard to show everything that you can do by the track, but here are a few places that are within a couple miles of the hotel to have fun at.  And don't forget, there are hundreds of brand name outlet shops and outlet malls to go shopping at.

So Much for a Family to do:
Animal Kingdom
Animal Kingdom is filled with wildlife as well as the usual cast of Disney characters.
Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens is owned by Anheuser Busch. It's a theme park and a zoological garden.
Cirque De Soleil
Current performance La Nouba.
Cypress Gardens
See Central Florida in bloom at this nearby theme park.
Discovery Cove
Get up-close and personal with dolphins, tropical fish and exotic birds. Hug a dolphin or just relax on the beach.
Disney's Blizzard Beach
Plunge down one of the world's tallest, fastest free-fall speed slides.
Disney's Pleasure Island
When the sun sets, the streets fill up, and eight great clubs start hopping. It's comedy, jazz and rock. There are live bands playing on the stages every night. And at midnight, every night, a full blown New Year's Eve celebration. Disney's Typhoon Lagoon
Escape to an exotic, tropical paradise where you can snorkel with real sharks.
This is a high-tech, futuristic, educational showcase of countries, cultures, tradition and tomorrow's technology.
Holy Land Experience
The main entrance into the Holy Land Experience is through the City Gates of Jerusalem.
Islands of Adventure
This theme park features five islands of thrill rides, roller coasters, stage shows, shops and restaurants.
Kennedy Space Center
Merritt Island's National Wildlife Refuge houses the launch facilities and equipment for manned space-flight.
Magic Kingdom
A place for childhood fantasies, pixie dust and unlimited imagination. It's a storybook where dreams do come true!
MGM Studios
This is a real animation and television studio with stage shows, actors, rides and shops throughout the park.
Get up-close and personal with a stingray, a sea lion, a penguin, or a shark. Hug a whale or kiss a dolphin. Ride Kraken the tallest, fastest, longest and only floorless roller coaster in Orlando.
Universal Studios
Universal Studios is a movie themed park complete with roller coasters, production studio and film sets.
Walt Disney World
More than 28,000 acres of Orange and Osceola counties are home to Walt Disney World's resorts, theme parks, water parks, golf courses and shopping/entertainment complexes.

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