Things to Do on I-Drive

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...


5 Spots for an Epic Selfie on I-Drive

While you’re visiting International Drive , you’re sure to get all kinds of pictures, from keepsakes that you purchase at the various attractions that you visit and group shots with your family and friends, to the various landmarks and other beautiful Orlando sights you’ll see… but we can’t forget about the many selfies you’re sure to take during your trip! Next time you’re on I-Drive, be sure you stop by these five I-Drive spots to snap an epic selfie! ...


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 ...


Where to go after your convention at the OCCC

The award-winning Orange County Convention Center OCCC is the second largest convention facility in the United States. Attracting more than 230 events to the Central Florida area, and with it 1.4 million attendees! You may find yourself attending one of these conventions, and when you do, we want to make sure you know all the must-see stops to enjoy your free time during your stay! Who said business trips have to be all business? Take some time to enjoy being in the heart of Orlando while you...


Sweater Weather 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 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 the cooler weath...


5 Creative Date Nights on I-Drive

We hold date night near and dear to our hearts here on I-Drive! Whether you’re newly dating and looking to get to know someone while having a blast, or have been together for a long time and want to keep the sparks alive…date night is very important! But, sometimes date night can become monotonous, so switch things up a bit! When you’re planning your next date night on I-Drive, be sure to give these creative date night ideas a try! Credit: TopGolf Facebook TopGolf ...


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...


Tee Up on I-Drive

August is National Golf Month, and we can all appreciate a beautiful day spent on the greens! International Drive is home to a variety of world renowned golf courses! From courses that are perfect for the beginner, to courses that prove to be challenging and fun for the pros; if you’re hoping to get some golfing in on your next vacation, I-Drive is the place to be! So, next time you’re here, be sure to tee up at one of these golf courses! Credit: OrlandoWorldCenterMarriott.com Hawk's...


Ways to keep your cool during summer on I-Drive

International Drive is Orlando’s most dynamic destination, and no matter what time of the year you come to visit, you’ll be met with tons of new experiences and good times that you’ll look back on for years to come; but, during the summer months… there is no getting around that it can get hot! The heat is one of the things we love about Orlando, FL, and although summertime comes and brings the heat with it each year, we’ve mastered how to make sure that it doesnR...


Playing in the Rain on I-Drive

Hello, summertime in Florida. If you’ve ever spent time in Orlando, Florida during the summer months, you know that summer rain showers and thunderstorms are par for the course. But International Drive never lets some rain get in the way of having a blast! So, take cover from the rain at one of these fun indoor attractions, and remember that the clouds will pass in no time! Credit: Facebook.com A race to clear skies! Let the races begin at Andretti Indoor Karting & Games where you̵...


Summer Break on I-Drive Bucket List

Grab your sunglasses and flip flops because summertime is here! After working hard all year long, it is time to sit back, take it easy, and have some fun! International Drive is THE summer-break destination for anyone looking to make great memories and enjoy a much-needed break from the daily grind! Cross off everything on your summer break bucket list and join us for a break unlike any other! While you’re here, be sure that these famous destinations make it onto your summer break bucket l...


Spa Day on I-Drive

April is Stress Awareness Month, and in the name of relieving stress, we’ve dedicated a blog post to the best spots to de-stress and get in some much needed pampering right here on I-Drive . So, get ready to treat yourself to some rest and relaxation at one of these I-Drive spa destinations ! Credit: hyatt.com X Marks the Spot Depending on what resort area hotel you decide to stay at during your visit, there could be a luxurious spa experience awaiting you right there. Rosen Shingle Creek...


Fun in the Sun: Spring break on I-Drive

Spring break is upon us! Whether you’re a student looking to celebrate during your break, or you just want to take part in the Spring break festivities; International Drive has everything you need to let loose and have tons of fun in the sun! From festivals with delicious food and mesmerizing live entertainment, to nightlife destinations that will get your blood pumping and water parks that have all the adventure you could ask for; International Drive is the Spring break destination for 20...


A Day Just Beyond I-Drive

International Drive is full of opportunities to make lasting memories with friends and family, but next time you’re in Orlando, Florida, you’ll also find that just beyond International Drive , there are even more destinations to check out during your visit! From museums and historical attractions to eco and wildlife tours, beaches, and sporting events; fascinating discoveries await you just outside of the International Drive Business District, so let the exploring commence! Credit: ...


Fun on I-Drive with your furry friend

Whether you’re looking to visit International Drive for the day, or you’re planning on staying for a few, we’ve got plenty of accommodations available that make it possible for your furry friend to come along on the adventure! Orlando was was named among AAA’s Top 10 Most Accommodating Cities for Pet Travelers, and many of these pet friendly accommodations can be found right here on International Drive. Credit: Facebook A day at the parks With various theme parks for you ...


Top 5 places to snap a picture on I-Drive

Anyone whose been to International Drive knows that there are plenty of spots that are perfect for snapping a good picture to share with friends and family. But, there are a few select locations that are notable as some of the most recognizable spots on I-Drive to snap a shot for a keepsake. Credit: Facebook The Upside-Down Attraction Everyone who has visited the International Drive Resort Area knows about the upside-down attraction. Housing over 100 interactive exhibits, WonderWorks is an amuse...


Beat the Heat on I-Drive!

The Florida summer heat is here, and even though the rising temperatures can melt the energy of the most eager vacationers, there are lots of things you can do to ensure that the heat does not stand in the way of you and having an unforgettable experience on International Drive this summer! Grab your pen and paper and be sure to take note of the best ways to beat the Florida heat! Fuel your body Credit: Left: Marlows Tavern Right: Ben & Jerry's It is no secret that the heat can take a lot o...


A Rainy Day on I-Drive

Anyone who has visited Orlando, FL during Summer time knows that it’s not all sunshine. Afternoon showers are common, which helps cool things down a bit as the heat of the Florida sun rises. Luckily, if you find yourself stuck with a rainy forecast during your stay on I-Drive, you’ll see that rain won’t stop your fun! Next time your cooped up on a rainy day, here are some ideas of how to turn your rainy-day on I-Drive into a really good time! Escape the Rain Escape ro...


5 Places on I-Drive that will Inspire Your Inner Child

Let’s face it, sometimes adulting can be a bit...tiresome. But, on I-Drive , we understand the importance of breaking the daily routine for some good fun! You don’t have to be on vacation to release some tension and enjoy a night of fun and games. Let loose and release your inner child during your next visit to I-Drive ! Credit: Facebook DBOrlando Eat and play at Dave and Busters and you’ll soon see why this destination made its way onto the list. From happy hour specials, to l...


A Graduation Celebration

Graduation time is here! The moment when all the hard work and perseverance finally pays off calls for a celebration! There is no better place than I-Drive to celebrate your graduate’s achievements and ring in the next adventure! From elementary to college, I-Drive has everything you need to make your graduate's celebration one they will remember for a lifetime! First, we eat! A graduation just isn’t complete without a special dinner that friends and family can enjoy together! Left C...


Tee Time on I-Drive

A vacation in paradise just wouldn’t be complete without a round or two of golf! Surrounded by nothing but the sound of the palm trees swaying in the breeze, International Drive is home to some of the nicest world-class courses you can find. Whether you’re looking to catch a game of putt-putt with some good company or want to put all that practice to the test, you’ll find the perfect course right here . Credit: ShingleCreekGolf.com Credit: ShingleCreekGolf.com S...


Saying "I Do" on I-Drive

Orlando is one of the world’s hottest destinations for weddings and I-Drive is at the center of the hype, with everything that will make your special day exactly what you have imagined. Whether your envisioning romantically intimate or extravagant, your wedding day on I-Drive will be everything you’ve ever dreamed of. Credit: Marriott.com A wedding suited for royalty ...


Make a Day of it: The Sweet Way

Who needs salt and sweat when you can make it a sweet day on I-Drive? Believe it or not, those of us with a lust for all things sweetened can find out own little slice of nirvana with a few quick stops to candied gems along the international corridor. Here are some of the satisfying spots to hit if you’re planning to join us for a day on International Drive Orlando ! Chocolate Museum & Café Have you ever imagined a world made of chocolate? Then you’re in luck! The Chocolate ...


Make A Day of It: Date Day 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...


Boys’ Night on I-Drive

We all know International Drive Orlando is good for families and ladies’ night, but did you know it’s a perfect escape for Boys’ Night? Grab the guys and head on over to I-Drive for a night out where your style determines your adventure. Here’s a few ways to do I-Drive: The Sports Fan Credit: Facebook At Orena Sports Bar you can watch your favorite team on big screen TV's featuring NFL Package, NHL Package, MLB Package or have fun playing ping pong, billiards, corn hole a...


10 Date Night Ideas on International Drive!

As locals know, this is the best time of year to do date night on I-Drive in Orlando! The weather is the perfect temperature for hand holding and snuggles, and the attractions are just beginning to heat up! Here are 10 ideas for your next I-Drive Orlando date night. Better yet, combine some of these activities and make it a night to remember! 1. Happy Hour at Pointe Orlando Credit: Facebook Longtime residents will remember when Pointe Orlando first opened back in 1997. It was quite an asset to I...


Make it a Paint Nite

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...


New I-Ride Trolley Video

Whether your destination is one of our thrilling attractions , incredible shopping , world class dining , or an exciting night out on the town , the fun way to get around the I-Drive Resort Area is to hop on board the I-RIDE Trolley ! Take a look at what you can expect to experience when you travel International Drive Orlando in style in our new I-RIDE Trolley video!...