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Enjoying I-Drive during the Temporary Abnormal

2021 is in full effect, and if you’re anything like us, you’re excited to get out and visit your favorite I-Drive attractions! Luckily, the attractions along I-Drive have been hard at work over the past year, implementing new safety protocols and procedures to keep guests safe; and if you ask us, they've done a remarkable job. Next time you visit, you’ll be met with a temporary abnormal; experiences that are just as exciting as always, and more importantly, safe! Find peace of ...


Comfort Food on I-Drive

Cold weather calls for comfort food, and for those of us lucky enough to find ourselves choosing somewhere to eat along International Drive; there’s no shortage of delicious, scratch made, good old fashioned comfort food, to choose from. If you find yourself craving a plate of delicious home cooking, grab your comfiest clothes and head to one of these dining spots on I-Drive! Credit: MiasItalianKitchenFacebook 1. Mia’s Italian Kitchen An entire restaurant inspired by the owner's gran...


New I-Drive Attractions in 2021

2020 is officially behind us, and we’re looking forward to a new year full of new experiences on I-Drive! Get excited with us, and take a look at these highly anticipated attractions coming to Orlando in 2021! Break the Ice SeaWorld Orlando’s Ice Breaker coaster was originally scheduled to open in 2020, but was pushed back due to the pandemic. They have since released an updated time frame for the grand opening of this one-of-a-kind coaster, and we’ve got our calendars marke...


The I-Ride Trolley is back!

We’ve all been waiting for the I-Ride Trolley services to resume, and our Christmas wish is coming true! Mark your calendar for December 17th because the green smiles we all know and love will again be making their way around International Drive . Just in time for the holidays! Due to COVID-19 guidelines, the Trolleys will be operating at limited capacity, with service running Thursday through Sunday from 8 am to 10:30 pm. Due to a reduced fleet, and capacity, be sure you allow for possibl...


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...


Unwrap Your Holidays on I-Drive

‘Tis the season to be jolly! December has arrived, and if you’ve been around International Drive lately, you’ve noticed that it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Although things are a little different this holiday season, many establishments and attractions along International Drive have worked hard to bring you your favorite annual holiday celebrations, as well as new holiday traditions that you and your family will enjoy; with enhanced safety protocols and social dis...


A Thanksgiving Feast on I-Drive

Less cooking, less mess, less stress! Thanksgiving is upon us! Here on I-Drive, we are so thankful for the many restaurants who have worked hard to put together safe and delicious Thanksgiving specials that families can gather around and enjoy together after a long year. So cheers, to a Thanksgiving holiday that is sure to be full of good times, great company, and a Thanksgiving feast on I-Drive that exceeds expectations! Rosen Hotels Rosen Plaza is hosting their annual Thanksgiving Buffet, and ...


Orlando Winterfest and Holiday Market!

We have all faced a year like no other. Our International Drive businesses have pushed through with strength and hope as I have never seen before. We are thrilled to have something new & exciting for us to look forward to this Holiday Season, says Luann Brooks, Executive Director at the I-Drive Business Improvement District. Get excited for the upcoming holiday season with Orlando’s first holiday gift show of the year! Over 1,000 vendors will be attending the Orlando Winterfest and Hol...


Florida Residents Rejoice

Let’s be honest, there are a lot of reasons to love being a Florida Resident; and even more if you’re a Florida Resident residing in Orlando’s most dynamic neighborhood! There is always something new to see, or do on I-Drive, and with crowds being at a low, so are wait times and lines at all of your favorite spots! So, get out there and enjoy everything you love about being an Orlando resident, and take advantage of these great savings in the process! Credit: ICONParkOrlandoFac...


November Happenings on I-Drive

November is all about being thankful, and one thing we’re grateful for is food and fun with family and friends in our favorite place! Our calendar is stocked full of events that will have you feeling thankful for your time on I-Drive during the month of November. Start the month with smiles and cheer. Credit: OrlandoImprovFacebook Orlando Improv The Improv has brought 40 years of fun, millions of laughs, and has welcomed some of the biggest names in comedy to their stage, as well as local ...