There's more to the Orlando area than theme parks and water slides, much more. For the Sports enthusiast, Orlando has many hidden gems. Aside from the Orlando area's world class golf courses, sports fans will find their favorite sport displayed somewhere in the Orlando area.
Amway Center in downtown Orlando is home to the Orlando Magic's basketball team, Solar Bears Hockey team and the Orlando Predators Arena Football team. There are events all year round for sports fans at Amway Center.
Baseball fans can find some exciting games at Champion's Stadium
located at the ESPN Complex of Walt Disney World. The Atlanta Braves
use this field for Spring Training and when they leave the fun doesn't stop. Amateur athletes take the field to show their stuff. In addition to watching some great baseball the stadium boasts incredible architecture and more than 9,500 seats.
In addition to baseball's Spring training, Disney's Wide World of Sports
hosts more than 180 events each year. The Wide World of Sports also offers dining, a PlayStation Pavilion to help fulfill your virtual sports dreams and an array of outdoor activities, such as tennis, beach volleyball and water sports at the 200-acre state of the art sports complex.The Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium
is another Orlando sports favorite. The stadium is home to the annual Capital One Bowl
and Walt Disney World Florida Classic
. For more football fun, check out the Kissimmee Sports Arena, just minutes from Oak Plantation Resort
.Kissimmee Sports Arena
also hosts a world-class rodeo! For more rodeo entertainment, the Osceola Heritage Park, also in Kissimmee, holds their own rodeos.
Is racing your sport? Check out the dragsters at the Orlando Speedworld Dragway
. Catch classic cars along with the newer models and fulfill your need for speed while in the Orlando area.
The options are endless for sports fans that want to sit back and relax as a spectator at their favorite sports game or jump in and play themselves.