Beat the Heat on I-Drive!

Thursday, July 21, 2022
Need a break from the summer heat? Don’t let the dog days of summer get in the way of your summer fun. Take a break at these indoor attractions along I-Drive where you’ll find cool experiences, and a break from the heat with ice-cold A/C!

Not sure what you’re in the mood to do?

Head to one of the entertainment complexes that call Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood home and see where the day takes you!
Enjoy some sunshine at ICON Park, an outdoor complex boasting many indoor attractions, dining destinations, and shops located just steps from one another so you can get the best of the summer sunshine and the cool air conditioning.
ICON Park is the perfect stop for a day of fun. Here you’ll find some of Orlando’s most ICONic attractions, like The Wheel, where you can enjoy views of I-Drive from 400 ft up while in an air-conditioned capsule. Dive deep at SEA LIFE Orlando, enjoy partying with your favorite celeb at Madame Tussauds, and then head to the Museum of Illusions to get a new perspective on the world around you and snap bizarre photos that will surely trick your friends and family!
Keep the fun going strong by stopping at one of the many delicious dining spots here, like Yard House, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sugar Factory, Gordon Ramsay’s Fish & Chips, Shake Shack, Tapa Toro, and Sloppy Joes, to name a few.
After lunch, head to The Wheelhouse to enjoy playing at the new In The Game arcade, complete with a 7D ride. And finally, end your day with live music and cold drinks at Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Orlando or Tin Roof Orlando
See a full listing of attractions, dining spots, and shops located at ICON Park here
P.S. Check out their Play Pass to save big on your next trip to ICON Park.
Everything you need for a day of fun!
Dezerland Park is Florida’s Largest Indoor Attractions with over 800,000 sq. ft. of thrills and fun, it’s the perfect destination for a break from the summer sun!
The whole family will find fun at the many attractions here, from the go-kart tracks, bowling alley, pinball place, and arcade to a trampoline park, 4D motion stimulated ride, bumper cars, axe throwing, a glow-in-the-dark indoor mini golf course, and so much more!
Dezerland Park is also home to Orlando’s Largest Museum of any kind and the most engaging auto/vehicle collection in the world - The Auto Museum is a must-see during your visit!
Don’t worry about getting hangry. There are also plenty of dining options here, serving up burgers, burritos, pizza, crepes, ice cream and more to keep everyone’s tummies full and the good times going.
See all of that awaits you during a day at Dezerland Park here

Get Your Game On


Looking to play the day away?

Head to Kings Dining and Entertainment, Main Event Entertainment and Dave and Busters to enjoy bowling and other indoor games, alongside delicious food at the full-service restaurant located at each.

Swing into Summer Fun

Head to Topgolf Orlando where you can select from various games using their Toptracer shot tracker technology. You’ll feel like you’ve spent a day on the greens in Orlando, but really you’ll be sitting in one of their climate controlled-bay sipping on a signature cocktail.
Enjoy a new mini-golf experience at Putting Edge, located at Dezerland Park. Take a break from reality and try this Ultimate Indoor Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf Experience where you'll find the holes are as challenging as they are fun!

Satisfy Your Need for Speed

Enjoy an afternoon of friendly competition at K1 Speed Indoor Kart Racing or K1 Speed Indoor Kart Racing where you can race highspeed go-karts on exciting indoor go-kart tracks that will surely satisfy your need for speed!


If you’re looking for hands-on experiences that will both surprise and educate you, there are lots of attractions to get those creative juices flowing while having a blast with the whole family!
WonderWorks Orlando, the upside-down attraction on I-Drive, is an amusement park for the mind, full of interactive experiences that will shock and surprise you.
Indulge your inner weirdo at the weirdest place in Orlando. Ripleys Believe It or Not! is home to exhibits, artifacts and displays that pay tribute to the odd, bizarre and unbelievable and are sure to leave you shocked!
And of course, a trip to a local escape game is always a good time! Luckily, on I-Drive you’ll find 8 different escape game destinations to choose from, each featuring an array of themed escape rooms. Simply check out what rooms are available at each and pick the one you think your group will enjoy most!

Catch A Show

Warm summer nights have you in a tizzy? Catch a show on I-Drive!
If you’re looking to catch a new movie on the big screen, be sure to pop by one of the movie theaters on I-Drive!
Live entertainment more your style? There’s always a show going down on International Drive. Whether you’re looking to catch nightly live entertainment with a cold one or want to enjoy a full dinner show experience, there’s no shortage of award-winning entertainment on International Drive.

For the Foodies

Maybe the perfect way to beat the heat is by taking the time to try some new and unique dining destinations that call International Drive home! Escape the heat with a great meal that is sure to leave you feeling refueled and ready for wherever your next I-Drive adventure takes you!
There are plenty of ways to beat the heat on I-Drive! If you find yourself looking for a break from the summer heat during your trip to Orlando, head to these indoor attractions on I-Drive to enjoy cool experiences in cold A/C!