by By Sarah J.F. Braley | March 01, 2011
ACCED-I Annual Conference, Orlando, March 27-30(Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors – International)

An aerotow at Wallaby Ranch
Soar spot. Want to learn how to hang-glide? Heart-thrilling adventure awaits at Wallaby Ranch, an aerotow (as in ultra-light tow plane) hang-gliding flight park. Newbies try out the experience in tandem flights. Anyone from age 4 to 90 can go soaring. A one-time flight or first lesson costs $120.

The Wine Room on Park AvenueHead north to Winter Park to enjoy the vintage selections at the Wine Room on Park Avenue. Choose from 150 wines, offered in 1-, 2.5- or 5-ounce pours. Or, splurge on one of the special bottles in the Rare Room. Cheese flights and light dishes round out the evening.

Icebar Orlando
Coolest bar of all. Escape the Florida heat with a drink poured at Icebar Orlando. The venue has been carved from 50 tons of ice and is kept at 27 frosty-breath degrees F. The Icebar provides warm thermal capes and gloves to help you stay cozy in the arctic atmosphere. Entry costs $19.95.

Disney  Hollywood Studios American Idol Experience


Sing It Strong. Disney Hollywood Studio's American Idol Experience features a full show each day, with guests grabbing audition spots in the morning, and an audience of up to 1,000 people having the final vote at the end of the day.


Watch the birdies:
Fly in a day or two early to see top golf professionals competing in the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club and Lodge.