As we bid farewell
to 2021, we look ahead to a new year on International Drive, and there’s a lot
to look forward to!
If you’ll be
visiting I-Drive during 2022, check out these can’t miss destinations that will
be coming to Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood this year!
For the Foodies
You’re going to want
to roll your sleeves up for this one! This famous New York restaurant will be
taking to ICON Park
and will be
bringing with it classic southern comfort cuisine and finger licking good North
With over 25 years
of experience in slow-smoking barbecue, the slogan, “Put Some South in Yo’
Mouth”, and a menu full of your BBQ favorites; this is going to be a must-stop
dining destination during your next visit to International Drive.
Whether a trip to
Orlando always includes a day of shopping at one of Orlando’s favorite outlet
malls, Vineland Pointe, or you’re
simply hopping around I-Drive, you’ll notice a few new destinations during your
trip in 2022!
Enjoy a delicious
chicken sandwich with a side of heaven sent waffle fries from Chick-fil-A
opened at Vineland Pointe.
Craving a burger to
fuel up for a day of fun? Shake Shack also opened its doors at Vineland Pointe
in 2021, and offers the first ever Shake Shack
drive through, so enjoying a quick bite while you’re out and about is easier than
And if you’re
looking to indulge in an ice cold draft beer, some down-right delicious
American cuisine, and want to catch a game or two during your day out,
Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux
officially opened their doors at Vineland Pointe. A sports bar started by two
athletes themselves, with their first store opening in LSU’s Tiger Stadium, and
pour-your-own draft beer at their tables, it is sure to be a one-of-a-kind
sports bar dining experience.
But be sure to save
room for a fresh-baked sweet treat, the new Crumbl Cookies at Vineland Pointe
is sure to end your day out on a sweet note.
before heading back home for the day? Hit the newly opened Aldi at Vineland
Pointe for high quality groceries and produce at a great price! Because when
you’re on I-Drive, you can have a great day and get your errands done without
straying too far from the action.
Or maybe you’re not
going home at all? Maybe your visit to I-Drive is just getting started.
Coming in 2022 to
Vineland Pointe is a new dining and entertainment destination called
Pinstripes; a bowling, bocce, and bistro venue where you’re sure to find good
grub, good games, and an all around good time!
Order up something
delicious from their bistro that features freshly prepared entrees, and then
get your game on with a round of Bocce or Bowling. At Pinstripes, there’s
always enough scratch-made food and hand-crafted cocktails to go around.
Learn more about Pinstripes
coming to I-Drive in 2022.
For the Thrill
Already have a trip
to SeaWorld Orlando planned for the new year? Be sure to keep your eyes peeled
for these exciting new attractions coming to SeaWorld
Ice Breaker, a new
multi-directional launch coaster boasting a 93’ tall spike with 100-degree
angle is scheduled to open at SeaWorld Orlando
and is sure to help you #BreakTheIce on your Orlando vacation!
be welcoming a new attraction in 2022 called Reef Plunge. This 330’ fiberglass
water slide will send riders zooming past a vibrant array of marine life,
including Cummerson’s dolphins, leopard sharks, sardines, and a variety of
other cold-water fish. Experience thrills alongside these amazing
marine-animals for a one-of-a-kind experience you can only find in Orlando!
A trip to I-Drive is
surely not complete without a stop at one of our largest entertainment
complexes, ICON Park
. Aside from
amazing dining options, and world-class nightlife and entertainment
destinations, ICON Park will be adding two new giants to their collection of
ICONic Orlando rides in 2022! (And giants they are, so you won’t have any
trouble locating them.)
Look to the sky to
spot the new Orlando Slingshot ride, and muster your bravery as you get ready
to rise 300’ above I-Drive before being catapulted 450’into the sky!
Then head over to
the Orlando Gyro Drop Tower for yet another thrilling experience in the heart
of Orlando. Reaching 400’ high, and dropping guests from 350’, you’re sure to
understand the true feeling of free falling as you drop at speeds of 75 mph!
Get all the details
about developments at ICON Park Orlando
in 2022 and
get in on the action.
looking for a place to call your home-away-from-home during your next Orlando
vacation or you’re looking to make the move in 2022 and call Orlando’s Most
Dynamic Neighborhood home; be sure to check out these new accommodations and
apartments in the area.
A new hotel is being
added to the long list of accommodations
on International Drive, Cambria Suites, formerly known as Vib Hotel Orlando is
expected to be completed in February 2022. This hotel offers the perfect place
to call your home-away-from-home in Orlando, but don’t take our word for it.
Check out just some
of this hotel’s features:
- Less than 2 miles from Orlando International Airport with complimentary
- A short drive to area theme parks
- Near Orange County Convention Center
- Full-service restaurant
- Bar serving local craft beers
- Outdoor pool
Located just south
of Universal’s Endless Summer Resort, newly opened Legacy Universal has it all.
Aside from being located just minutes away from local favorite dining spots
like Cafe Tu Tu Tango
, Fogo de
, and more,
Legacy Universal offers luxurious amenities in their rooms and communal areas,
(for your dog too)and is just moments
away from all of the action on I-Drive. If you’re looking for a place to call
home on I-Drive, you’ll definitely want to see all that Legacy Universal has to
offer before making your choice. More details
Triton Cay Orlando
Also coming to the Universal area is the new Triton Cay
Orlando - Universal Apartments
phase 1 set to be complete just before the new year. This new apartment complex
boasting over 500 units, and spanning over 3.5 acres, has something for
everyone. Enjoy an authentic residential experience in one of the trendiest
areas in the city, where modern design meets practical functionality, comfort
meets style, and where your Orlando story begins!
From the spacious floor plans with dramatic open living
spaces, state-of-the-art wellness center with Fitness-On-Demand, the pet spa
and bark park, to a resort-inspired pool with an outdoor kitchen and fire pit,
every feature promises a lifestyle of sophistication. Get more details about
this new, and growing apartment complex here
We’re gearing up for an exciting year on International
and are looking forward to welcoming the many
new and unique destinations and attractions
that will be calling I-Drive home in 2022!
Find a full list of things to come in 2022, and stay up
to date on all I-Drive developments by visiting our What’s New on I-Drive
before your next Orlando vacation, and get
excited for an unforgettable visit to International Drive this year!