Explore the Gaylord Palms Resort and Orlando in a whole new way!

Discounted Airport Transportation

NHPCO has partnered with Mears Transportation to extend a $4.00 discount off of ROUND TRIP shuttle service to/from the Gaylord Palms. Upon your arrival at the Orlando International Airport, please proceed to one of the Mears Motor Shuttle ticket counters and present your coupon or your reservation number to the Mears Counter Attendant. The Gaylord Palms is approximately 19 miles from the Orlando International Airport (MCO).

Disney Springs

Located just five miles from the Gaylord Hotel, Disney Springs is your dessert-first, gotta-have-it, quality-time place to be!

Disney Springs is a one-of-a-kind retail, dining and entertainment district located in the heart of the Walt Disney World Resort. It’s also home to a collection of more than 180 shops, entertainment venues and restaurants, including top-name retail brands, specialty boutiques and dining experiences created by celebrity and award-wining chefs. As a participant in NHPCO’s Interdisciplinary Conference, you have access to a wide variety of special deals and discounts at Disney Springs throughout your time in Orlando! All you need to do is show your Interdisciplinary Conference badge while visiting participating retailers and request your discount. It’s really that easy!

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At the Gaylord Palms Resort

There is so much for families to see and do at the resort.

Florida LIVE!

Kids can interact with live baby animals in our lush, tropical atriums where three Florida environments have been created. Feedings of tropical fish, juvenile alligators and alligator hatchlings known as “grunts” are held several times weekly, with specialists on hand to answer questions.

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The Arcade

Gaylord Palms Resort is the place to be for action-packed gaming for kids of all ages. Load up a game room card and get started. The better kids play, the more tickets they win to redeem for cool prizes.

Cypress Springs Water Park

This oasis is the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun. You can enjoy poolside activities, ideal for the entire family. An exclusive amenity for Gaylord Palms Resort guests, Cypress Springs Water Park will thrill your whole family. Our water park features a zero-entry swimming pool, multi-level tree house playground, racing slides, a drop slide and a double FlowRider. Children 14 years old and under must be accompanied at all times by an adult responsible for their safety and behavior.

Kids’ Nite Out

Kids Nite Out is an in-room child-care service that customizes the experience based on the age of the child. Certified, insured staff members bring age-appropriate books, games and toys to ensure all families have evenings of fun. Make reservations through the resort concierge staff or call 407-828-0920. There is a four-hour childcare minimum, and reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

Additional Child Care Options in Orlando

In an effort to accommodate attendees with young children, take advantage of the following child care options while at the Interdisciplinary Conference:

Visit Care.com
Visit Sitterly.com