Things to Do on I-Drive

5 Exciting Educational Stops on I-Drive

School is back in session, and if you want to treat your family to a fun and educational day on International Drive, there are plenty of attractions to choose from. During your next visit, be sure to explore these 5 exciting, educational attractions that are sure to show your kiddo that learning really is fun! . Credit: WonderWorksORLFacebook 1. WonderWorks Orlando It’s an amusement park for your mind! You may know WonderWorks as the only upside down building on I-Drive, but prepare to be ...


A Spa Day on I-Drive

Two words we always love to hear together, especially while on I-Drive: Spa Day ! A vacation to Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood is sure to be filled with non-stop fun, from thrills at the various attractions that call I-Drive home, to exciting new experiences, live entertainment, and delicious dining to fuel it all; but, a good vacation should always have at least a day or two reserved for some much needed rest and relaxation. If you’re looking to indulge in some serious R&R ...


5 Unique Art Stops on I-Drive

Have a love for the arts? Luckily, on I-Drive, we’ve got plenty of art to enjoy, from unique and interactive art focused attractions , to museums , and spots where local artists come to show off their creations to locals and visitors alike. Next time you’re visiting International Drive , be sure to make a stop at these 5 unique art destinations! Credit: CafeTuTuTangoFacebook Cafe Tu Tu Tango A casual, unique, and delicious meal at Cafe Tu Tu Tango is a must while on I-Dr...


August Happenings

August is here and although for many August means the end of summer, here on I-Drive things are just starting to heat up! Get in on the action, with exciting events going down on I-Drive all month long . Credit: OrlandoImprovFacebook Orlando Improv Dinner and a show with enough laughs to go around; Orlando Improv is one of the most popular spots for a night out on I-Drive, welcoming some of the biggest names in comedy to their stage, as well as supporting local talent right here in Central Flori...


Happy Hour on I-Drive

Happy Hour: A much needed time to take pause. Whether you’re finishing up a long day of hard work, or you’ve been hopping around I-Drive all day; Happy Hour is a time to sit back, relax, and enjoy delicious bites and beverages at a special price, because after all, you’ve earned it! Luckily, the many restaurants that call International Drive home know how important happy hour is, and offer a variety of specials throughout the week to ensure that you’ve got everything you ...


A Summer Staycation on I-Drive

Summertime is the perfect time for a staycation, especially if you’re in the sunshine state. We’ve made it through half of the year, and we think that’s cause for a staycation in paradise, where we can get out and enjoy the many things that draw so many to the City Beautiful year-round. So, get in on all the action, and some much needed relaxation, during an unforgettable staycation at one of these I-Drive destinations. Credit: RosenShingleCreekFacebook Rosen Hotels and Resorts...


Fun May Happenings on I-Drive

Things are heating up on I-Drive , and if you find yourself here in the City Beautiful this month, we’ve got tons of one-of-a-kind events going down on I-Drive that are sure to make your visit an unforgettable one! So, grab your calendar, and get ready to pencil in these exciting I-Drive events this month! Credit: SpookyEmpireFacebook Spooky Empire If you love all of the sights, sounds and screams of the spookiest holiday of the year, Halloween, then you know Spooky Empire. Returning to Or...


A Romantic Night on I-Drive

Did you know that April is National Relationship Appreciation month? It sure is, and that means that if you’ve been putting off date night, now is the time! Planning an unforgettable date night is easy on I-Drive, but if you need some inspiration, keep reading for 5 perfect ways to do date-night on I-Drive , that will let your partner know just how much you appreciate them! Credit: SleuthsFacebook 1. Become detectives and solve a mystery together! Looking to switch up date night with a new...


Ways to Save on I-Drive!

Any day spent on I-Drive is a good day… The only thing better is saving on a day spent on I-Drive! Luckily, there are lots of ways to save during your next visit. Check out these ways to save before you head out for your next I-Drive adventure, and enjoy! 1. Hospitality Nights With Orlando being one of the top tourist destinations in the world, many spots in Orlando celebrate hospitality employees every week with special offers! If you’re not a hospitality employee, skip down to # 2....


I-Party! Mardi Gras on I-Drive

If you love bold flavors, bright colorful costumes, beads, lights, and a party with plenty of drinks to go around, you know Mardi Gras! Despite Mardi Gras in New Orleans being cancelled this year, some of your favorite I-Drive attractions have been hard at work to create safe, fun, socially distanced Mardi Gras celebrations for everyone to enjoy! If you find yourself on I-Drive during February or March, be sure to get the party started at one of these A-M-A-Z-I-N-G Mardi Gras celebrations! ...


Enjoying the Winter Weather on I-Drive

With the cooler temps rolling into Orlando, it's beginning to ‘feel’ a lot like Christmas! Whether you’ve been longing for the cooler weather all year long, or you’ve escaped frigid temps to enjoy Florida’s version of winter this season, this is a beautiful time of year for enjoying the weather in the sunny City Beautiful; and on I-Drive , we’ve got plenty of ways to do just that! Get outside with friends and family this season on I-Drive! Friendl...


5 Not So Ordinary Date Night Ideas on I-Drive

When you hear someone say ‘Date Night’, the first thing that pops into your head is probably dinner, maybe drinks. But, here on I-Drive , we like to think big… and when you do date night on I-Drive, you should too! Switch things up for your next date night on I-Drive by hitting one of these 5 date night spots that are a bit out of the ordinary, but offer both great food and libations, as well as some good fun. Credit: TopGolfFacebook 1. TopGolf If you’ve ever been to TopG...


A Rainy Afternoon on I-Drive

Here in Orlando, we love the afternoon showers, they give us a quick hiatus from the bright sunshine during summertime, and they also help cool everything down. But, if you find yourself caught in a rain shower during your visit to I-Drive, don’t get bogged down. There are plenty of indoor attractions that will keep you dry and ensure you’re having a blast! Credit: iFLYFacebook Fly into some fun at iFLY That’s right! If you’re caught in an afternoon rain shower, you can s...


I-Ride Trolley: Exclusive I-Drive Transportation

You know how they say you never know how much you miss something until it’s gone… After a short pause to the I-Ride Trolley services as our local government monitored and took great precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we understand that saying more than ever! But, with various new safety procedures being put into place, the I-Ride Trolleys are officially rolling down the streets of International Drive again, and we couldn’t be happier! Charming & Convenient The I-...


Spots Now Open on I-Drive!

Orlando destinations along International Drive and beyond have been working hard to put together safety plans and procedures for welcoming guests back as the state of Florida jumps into phase 1 of reopening. Many of these destinations have received approval to open, following special protocols to ensure their guests safety as a top priority. As we see more and more spots on I-Drive finalize their safety procedures and open their doors, we can’t help but get excited to venture out for some ...


#407Dates on I-Drive!

Date Night at Home In an effort to continue to serve Orlando families during these unprecedented times, Visit Orlando put together a list of restaurants on I-Drive that have been offering take out and delivery options. Over the last few weeks it has been heartwarming to see so many families supporting local businesses, and sharing with friends and family via social media. The camaraderie in Orlando is real, and it’s one of the many reasons we love calling it home! Credit: VisitOrlando As p...


Take A Stroll on I-Drive

Have you checked the forecast? This is not a drill! Mid 80s calls for flip flops, shorts, and sunglasses as we hit the streets of International Drive! Sometimes, the best days are those spent walking around your neighborhood and seeing where the day takes you, especially when you live in Orlando’s most dynamic neighborhood. Check out all of these stops for a walk in the beautiful Orlando weather this week. ICON Park Park your car in their free, multi-level parking garage, and take just a f...


Spring into Spring Break on I-Drive

Spring break is upon us! The weather in Orlando is perfect, and with the perfect combination of sunshine and cooler weather, we’re ready for the spring break festivities to begin! Luckily, us Orlando residents don’t have to travel far to find fun in the sun this spring break! Whether you’re looking to take the ultimate hiatus from your studies, or simply need a break from the daily grind, a trip to these five I-Drive destinations are sure to make your spring break right here in...


Leap into your extra day on I-Drive!

Did you know that 2020 is a leap year? A leap year occurs every four years on February 29th and gives us an extra day! This year we’re getting an extra Saturday! Make sure that you make the most out of your extra day this leap year by hitting some of these I-Drive stops while you’re out and about! The only logical place to start… The obvious place to start your extra day on I-Drive is with an unforgettable brunch ! Credit: CafeTuTuTango Facebook If mimosas and bloody marys are ...


Staying Warm on I-Drive

Are you feeling a bit chilly this week here on I-Drive ? Don’t worry, we are too! But, we don’t let that get in our way of having fun, and you shouldn’t either! Don’t stay cooped up in your home or hotel room to avoid the cold temps. Get up and have some fun! We’ve got the perfect indoor attractions for taking cover from the cooler temps, while making sure that your fun on I-Drive doesn’t skip a beat! Credit: WonderWorksFacebook 1. Get a mental workout When th...


Make Day Date Plans on I-Drive

Anyone can spend a night out on International Drive , but you haven’t really dated on I-Drive until you’ve spent the whole day with us! Luckily, there are tons of fun things to do that will sweep her or him off their feet! Credit: Facebook If you want the real Date Day experience, you need to take advantage of Rosen Centre’s Sweet Couples Retreat package – a one night, and one night only although we’re sure they wouldn’t mind you extending your day , that incl...


We Have Paint Nights on I-Drive?!

A new phenomenon is invading the country! Bars and restaurants are offering one-of-a-kind experiences to explore your creativity by painting the night away. Paint Nite embraces the serenity of calming strokes and vibrant colors, allowing you to feel like a modern-day Picasso. Guided by master artists, you’ll be set up for success to create an acrylic masterpiece! Whether you paint alone or with friends, you’ll enjoy the perfect mix of artistic and alcoholic spirits, hosted across Int...


Ladies Night on I-Drive

When was the last time you put your responsibilities on hold for a night and enjoyed a good time with your closest girlfriends? Well, luckily, there are tons of nightlife destinations that will prove to be an amazing night out for you and your friends, and also where you can save a few bucks with drink specials just for the ladies! So, open up that group chat and start planning your next ladies night out at one of these destinations! Credit: Blue Martini Facebook Tell your responsibilities, Ha...