Now is the Perfect Time to Plan a Great Fall Getaway!!!

There are so many reasons to take a break and head to Orlando’s International Drive Resort Area this fall!
The kids are back in school. Lines are shorter at your favorite attractions. Temperatures are beginning to drop. Lots of special events are planned. And don’t forget about the world-renown Halloween celebrations in the I-Drive Area. Fall is also the best value with many accommodations and attractions offering great rates and discounts.
I-Drive has everything you need for a fall escape!
There is no better place than the International Drive Resort Area in the fall. Five of the world’s most famous theme parks (SeaWorld, Discovery Cove, Wet ‘n Wild, Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure), great restaurants, dinner shows, shopping experiences, mega entertainment complexes, smaller family style attractions, spas…the fun never stops!
Accommodations are available to fit every budget from exclusive resorts spas to suite hotels that include breakfast to budget-minded properties. And they are all close to the fun and excitement with to the I-Ride Trolley Service that will deliver you to almost any location in the resort area. Park the car. Leave the driving to the Trolley conductor and enjoy the ride!
Whether you are thinking about a girlfriend’s getaway, a romantic escape, some quality time at your favorite attraction without the crowds or a golfing weekend, it is all conveniently located within the world’s most famous tourist destination.
Check for fall discounts and special packages
Be sure to check out “Hot Vacation Deals” for the latest discounts on dining, attractions and more! When contacting accommodations, ask about fall packages and special rates.
Special events this Fall
Sept. 27 & Oct. 25 – Velvet Sessions at the Hard Rock Hotel
Join the monthly rock n’ roll cocktail party at Hard Rock Hotel's Velvet Sessions, held the last Thursday of the month. Each “session” combines creative cocktails with live music from some of the hottest rock bands. Past performers have included Cheap Trick, Loverboy, the Fixx, Joan Jett, and Eddie Money.
Sept.28-29, Oct. 4-7, 11-14, 18-21, 24-28, 31 & Nov. 1-3
Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights
Carnival of Carnage - The cold October winds are bringing the dark carnival to town. Join Jack, your ringmaster, as he brings together the most diabolical combination of sinister sideshows, a midway of carnage and the most maniacal movie madmen featuring Freddy Krueger, Jason and Leatherface.
Oct. 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 26-28 & 31 – SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular
Halloween meets the sea in October during “SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular.” An underwater “fantasea” comes alive as youngsters trick-or-treat among friendly sea witches, octopuses, mermaids, pumpkin fish and more. Children can dress-up in their favorite costumes and play with sea fairies.
Oct. 19 & Nov. 30 – Harbor Nights Wine Tasting & Jazz
The Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando® is host to “Harbor Nights” — a wine tasting and jazz event designed to capture the ambiance of the Mediterranean. Featuring select wines, gourmet food samples, live jazz, and complimentary hand-rolled cigars, “Harbor Nights” takes place under the twinkling lights of the hotel's Harbor Piazza.
Oct. 28 – Jan. 31 – Christmas at Dixie Stampede
Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show celebrates the holidays by featuring spectacular music, ice-skating, majestic horses, snowfalls and an appearance by Jolly Ole St. Nick. Adults $49.99, Children ages 4-11 $21.99, Children ages 4 and under are free.
Nov. 10 – 11 – Jack Hanna Weekend
SeaWorld welcomes back one of its most popular special guests, celebrity animal expert Jack Hanna. Recognized world over for his deep knowledge of, and boundless enthusiasm for, wild animals, "Jungle Jack" introduces guests to his feathered and furry friends in his own inimitable way.