Learning from experiences is invaluable, and here on
, there are many opportunities to learn without even realizing that you are! From
museums and aquariums, to some amusement parks just for the mind; there a few attractions
that you must check out during your next
visit to I-Drive. Enjoy the pleasure of gaining knowledge on something you
never knew while enjoying experiences that you’ll remember for a lifetime! Here are our top 5 attractions to experience on I-Drive.
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology
houses over 500 real skeletons that are creatively posed throughout the museum.
Some include Florida wildlife, reptiles, marsupials and so many more! If you
learn best from hands-on, fun activities, you’ve hit the jackpot! SKELETONS
is always a fun place to stop for a visit during a day on I-Drive, but many
might not know that they also are always running educational events and a
variety of educational programs for all ages! We’re talking from pre-k all the
way up to adults; there is something to engage, inspire, and motivate everyone!
2. SEA LIFE
Orlando Aquarium at ICON Orlando 360 (formally I-Drive 360)
Jump into the magical underwater world where you’ll be
dazzled by various amazing creatures! The SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium
doesn’t just have stunning sights and creatures to observe but is also packed
with opportunities to learn about the deep blue sea and all of it’s wonders!
Explore everything under their ocean without ever having to get wet when you step
inside of Florida’s only 360-degree tunnel! Enjoy unique dive shows where
you’ll meet experienced divers who will teach you all about the sea creatures,
as well as diving! Stroll over to the Indian Ocean Exhibit to meet Ted, a
turtle who helped develop the Turtle Extraction Device! Float with the
Jellyfish at the Jellyfish Wall Exhibit and even get behind the scenes of all
the action in one of the guided tours offered! We are sure you’ll walk away
from your visit here
with a whole new appreciation and understanding of the underwater world!
Everything on I-Drive is about the experience – so as you’re
exploring, make sure you save some time for a visit to the upside-down
is beloved by both visitors who travel far to
come to I-Drive and Orlando Florida locals! With 35,000 sq. ft. featuring over
100 hands-on science exhibits, your visit will surely give your mind a good
challenge and spark some imagination in your heart! As you make your way
through the inversion tunnel to realign yourself, get ready to explore six
wonder zones for loads of adventure and fun! The six wonder zones include natural disasters, physical challenge zone,
light and sound zone, space discovery, the imagination lab and finally the far-out
gallery. Finish your visit with a 4D stimulator ride, a game of laser tag, or
by taking part in an indoor ropes challenge!
4. Believe It or Not!
In the spirit of indulging the mind in some much-needed puzzles, Ripley's
Believe It or Not!
is a must-see destination on I-Drive! Come see for yourself why many
refer to this destination as the WEIRDEST place in Orlando! Step inside the
10,000 sq. ft odd-itorium, and don’t worry, it only appears to be falling into
a Florida sinkhole! Once inside, you’ll find hundreds of fascinating
interactive exhibits. As you make your way through self-guided and self-paced
tours of the 16 galleries, you’ll be amazed by the variety of artifacts and
displays that you’ll find; each paying tribute to everything odd, bizarre, and
unbelievable. So, during your next trip to I-Drive, come discover
that truth is indeed stranger than fiction.
5. The sweet side of learning
The Chocolate Museum & Café
is the first Chocolate Museum of its kind and will surely leave a sweet
taste in your mouth! Stand in awe as you view 25 solid chocolate sculptures of
some of the world’s most famous landmarks and people. Take a journey back in
time to see the origin of what many know as the world’s most loved sweet treat,
dating back to the Olmecs, Mayans, Aztecs, Spanish explorers, Monks and even Royalty!
During the guided tours you will also learn all about how chocolate is made and
about the plant itself, from bean to bar! And of course, your trip to the one-of-a-kind
Chocolate Museum & Café
just wouldn’t be complete without a tasting of some of the world’s
is full of new learning experiences! So, next time you’re here, be sure
to checkout some of these hot spots to get the brain juices flowing and enjoy
an unforgettable experience!