ESPN Wide World of Sports
There are so many hotels in Orlando, it's hard to know which ones are closest to the things you want to see and do. If your family is full of sports fans, you'll be glad to learn that our hotel is near the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. At about five miles away, you can plan to catch several amateur and professional sporting events and have plenty of time to meet back at your hotel room for a post-game huddle before heading out for more Orlando entertainment. Expect to spend $10 for kids to get in and $14.50 for adults, while some games and venues charge additional ticketing fees.
Nine Venues Add Up to Plenty of Sports Action
If you're at Champion Stadium at the right time of year, you can see the Atlanta Braves at Spring training or the Gulf Coast Braves in the regular season. Either way, the 9,500-seat baseball facility offers a great way to see America's favorite game. Newly opened in 2011 is the HP Field House, where you can catch exciting events such as gymnastics invitationals, basketball tournaments and even robotics competitions.
The Jostens Center is the place to be for pulse-racing events like volleyball, roller hockey, and and basketball. It also has an adjacent restaurant, so make a day of it! For outdoor sports action, Hess Sports Fields is well-equipped. With fields set up for day or night play, these eight multi-purpose fields are ready for just about anything, from international soccer to football.
Get in the Game at ESPN Wide World of Sports
Additional venues you'll find here include the Baseball Quadplex, with four professional baseball fields, the Softball Diamondplex consisting of six fields, the Centre Court Stadium for tennis and the Cross Country Course for track and field events. There is also the Track and Field Complex that is designed according to the standards of the International Association of Athletics Federations.