November is National
Family Stories Month! Whether your family has been making memories and creating
cherished stories on I-Drive
for years, or you’re hoping to start making some new
family traditions, there’s no place better than Orlando!
If you’ll be visiting
I-Drive with the family, add a stop to these family-friendly destinations to
enjoy an unforgettable Orlando vacation that will leave your family with plenty
of stories to share and look back on together for years to come.
Gather around the table
at these family-friendly dining spots!
If you want to try
something new, head to Taverna Opa
for authentic Greek cuisine and entertainment! That’s
right, Taverna Opa is a whole dining experience, from the delicious food to the
flaming appetizers to the belly dancers making their way around the restaurant!
Dance, stomp on the
tables, toss napkins through the air, and enjoy a true Greek dining experience
with the whole family during your next trip to I-Drive. Learn more about
, because what says a special dinner out like sliced
vegetables flying through the air and an onion volcano?
If your family is
visiting I-Drive to celebrate something special, consider a celebratory dinner
at one of the hibachi tables at Benihana
! Sip on saki as you enjoy watching your chef create your
meal right before your eyes and prepare to be amazed as they pull off some
pretty crazy tricks with their cooking utensils along the way!
The chefs at Benihana
are highly skilled, something that will become evident upon biting into your
perfectly cooked steak, chicken, seafood, or veggie dish!
The best family memories
are made around the hibachi table, so be sure to make time for a special family
meal at Benihana during your next trip.
Dining for Gamers
If your family loves
video and arcade games, treat them to game time and a delicious meal in one
stop! Dave and Buster’s
has something for everyone; from classic games like
Pop-A-Shot, Pac-Man and Skee-Ball, to the newest games in their all-new Million
Dollar Midway! Plus, they have an amazing selection of virtual reality games
for the ultimate escape, and of-course billiards and bowling for those looking
to make a full game night out of the visit!
For the adults, enjoy
selecting beverages from their drink menu, crafted behind their full bar. Then
leave your tastebuds feeling victorious with some of your favorite game-day
dishes like wings, fries, burgers, pizza, and many equally tasty healthy entree
Everyone in the family
is a winner when you do game night and dinner at Dave and Busters. Learn more
Hash House A Go Go
Fuel up for a fun-filled
day with the family exploring all that I-Drive has to offer with breakfast at
one of Orlando’s favorite breakfast spots, Hash House A Go Go
Hash House keeps the fun
in food while pulling from experiences of farm-fresh agriculture, live stock,
and old recipes with a twist! Order up tractor-sized pancakes, their famous
Andy’s Sage Fried Chicken Biscuit, or something else from their extensive menu
of breakfast, lunch, and brunch favorites! And for the adults, enjoy sipping on
a signature craft cocktail from the Farm Tractor Bar, or try their BLT Bloody
Whatever you do, don’t
forget to snap a pic on the old farmhouse tractor here to remember the
When it comes to
enjoying new and exciting experiences with the family, there are plenty of
along I-Drive, but here are a few favorites:
, you can’t visit I-Drive without stepping inside the only
upside-down attraction in Orlando! WonderWorks is an amusement park for the
mind! With over 100 interactive exhibits, whether you’re touching 100,000 volts
of electricity, feeling a 5.3 earthquake, designing your own roller coaster,
climbing the 3-story indoor ropes challenge course, competing in a game of
laser-tag, or something else, the whole family is sure to have a blast at this
Andretti Indoor Karting
is the perfect spot to get some friendly competition
going! If your family has a need for speed, everyone will enjoy racing the
unique indoor karting tracks in their high-speed go-kart during their visit to
Andretti. Once you’ve finished racing, head to their arcade, bowling alley,
laser tag room, or 7-D ride to keep the games going!
, because what is a better way to make memories than
facing fears together as a family? Take to the wind tunnel at iFly where you
can enjoy the feeling of free falling, no parachute needed! Although the iFly experience is so similar to real skydiving that professional skydivers use the
wind tunnel for training; it's also safe enough for kids 3 years and up to
enjoy! So gear up and get ready to fly into some serious family fun at iFly https://www.internationaldriveorlando.com/things-to-do/orlando-recreation/ifly-orlando.htmlduring your next Orlando vacation!
Finally, catch some live
entertainment with the whole family!
Orlando is known for its
nightlife and entertainment scene, and although most think of this scene as
21+, on I-Drive we have lots of entertainment options that are fun for the
If you’re hoping to
enjoy a ‘dinner and a show’ experience on I-Drive with the whole family during
your trip, check out these shows
Step into adventure and experience a taste of pirate life
at the Pirates Dinner Adventure Show
! During this show,
you’ll set sail with their cast of entertainers, acrobats, and cutthroats as
they chart a course through danger and romance! Swordfights, songs, sea
monsters, and a captain’s feast – no other Orlando dinner show packs so much
entertainment into a single evening. Learn more here
Who doesn’t love a good
mystery? Head to Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show
and step into a world of comedy and intrigue where you
become the detective! This interactive dinner show is non-stop fun as you and
other audience members work to solve the mystery! Plus, during your show enjoy
a delicious meal, with unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks!
Each show offers
improvisations and audience participation, so you never know what will happen
next! Learn more about this exciting dinner show experience
And if you’re looking
for a variety of entertainment, experiences, attractions, and dining options in
one location - you can’t miss a stop at one of Orlando’s top entertainment complexes!
is Orlando’s Largest Indoor attraction, and although
there is really too much to do and see for us to explain in this blog post,
here are just a few of the experiences you can enjoy while visiting Dezerland
Park: Go Karting, The Auto Experience Museum, Bowling, The Pinball Palace, Axe
Throwing, Trampoline Park, Bumper Bard, Thunder Foam Arena, and Putting Edge,
an indoor glow in the dark mini golf course! See everything that awaits you
during your trip to Dezerland Park here
And of course, a stop at
, home to The Wheel that you can spot from almost anywhere
on I-Drive, is always a must! With famous attractions like SeaLife Orlando
, Madame Tussauds
, and In The Game
arcade in The Wheelhouse, you won’t have to travel far between each exciting
experience that awaits you here! Plus, this outdoor complex is home to many
dining spots, shopping spots, and two popular attractions that give you the
best views of I-Drive, the Orlando StarFlyer
, (which also happens to be the World’s Tallest Swing Ride)
and the observation Wheel
that stands 450 ft tall!
Orlando’s Most Dynamic
Neighborhood is the perfect place for a family getaway! If your family is
hoping to make some new memories during your next trip to I-Drive
, be sure to stop at these popular family-friendly
destinations to take your family fun in Orlando to the next level.