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! .
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
amazed as you walk into this family fun attraction that boasts over 100
Feel a 5.3 earthquake, touch 100,000 volts of
electricity, play virtual sports, design your own roller coaster, get your
blood flowing by climbing their 3 story indoor ropes challenge course, compete
in a game of lazer tag, and even enjoy a ride in their 4D Motion theater.
is a science focused indoor amusement park with over 35,000 square feet of
edu-tainment, and six unique and exciting wonder zones, and with so much to see
and do, a trip to this destination with the whole family is sure to challenge the mind and spark the imagination!
Located in one of Orlando’s most popular
entertainment complexes, ICON Park
, SEA LIFE Orlando is the perfect place to dive into a day of learning all about
the wonders of the ocean.
SEA LIFE Orlando is known for being home to
Florida’s only 360 degree Ocean Tunnel, allowing guests to see the wonders of
the deep blue sea like never before, no flippers required. Come face-to-fin
with sharks, stingrays, sea turtles, and more, as you step into a world of
glittering scales, humongous tentacles, and razor sharp teeth, plus make some
new friends with friendly starfish and anemones along the way!
Dive right into their 9 interactive zones and
experience breathtaking animal encounters throughout, from the Jelly Wall
Exhibit, Indian Ocean, Feeding Frenzy and Coastal Rockpool Exhibit, to
exploring a giant Shipwreck and traveling through the Everglades in a floor to
ceiling exhibit, and so much more!
A day at SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium
will have everyone in the family feeling a new kind of appreciation for the
spectacular creatures that call our oceans home.
Because the only thing better than a day of
learning and fun with the family is when there’s chocolate involved!
Enjoy a Personal Chocolate Tour Guide as you
join forces with a handsome Prince and his Dragon sidekick to journey through a
Cacao Tree Greenhouse, a one-of-a-kind Chocolate Museum, Mystical River of Chocolate, and a Micro
Batch Bean-to-the-Bar Factory that uses old world machinery.
Take everything you learned during your 45
minute tour to create your very own customized chocolate bar, and there’s no
doubt that the outing will prove to be both educational, fun, and of course,
Be sure to check out their sweet
special package offerings
before your visit, like a chocolate & wine pairing, a hands on chocolate
making class, and even a chocolate fountain experience.
An educational day of fun on I-Drive just
isn’t complete without a stop at the weirdest destination in the district, just
look for the building that appears to be sinking into the ground!
Ripley’s Believe it or Not
has an amazing variety of exhibits, artifacts, and displays in 16 galleries
that pay tribute to the odd, bizarre, and unbelievable for a day of exploring
that is sure to shock and amaze!
Marvel at their collection of weird and
unusual relics and rare treasures, and discover that truth is indeed stranger
than fiction. Enjoy their self-guided, self-paced tours, so you can take your
time relishing in the unbelievable exhibits that call Ripley’s home.
After all, what is a better way to promote
learning than a little bit of curiosity? This is definitely an attraction
you’ll have to see for yourself to believe.
If you’re hitting I-Drive with a younger
child, Monkey Joe’s is the perfect spot for honing in on developmental motor
skills, and socializing with new friends while having a blast! We all know our
kids love to bounce off the walls, and Monkey Joe’s
is a fun and safe place to do a healthy amount of just that!
They offer a play area that has wall-to-wall
fun features, inflatable slides, jumps, obstacle courses, and various other
entertainment to keep your kiddo active, happy, and healthy!
If you’re looking to end a day of learning on
I-Drive with a bang, or simply offer your child the perfect place to
bounce-away the stresses of the classroom, this is the spot.
Enjoy a day of exploring and learning on
International Drive with exciting educational experiences at these 5 unique
attractions. Find a full list of attractions on I-Drive here
, and be sure to add some of these fun educational stops to your itinerary!