Indoor Attractions to Escape the Florida Weather on I-Drive

Thursday, January 25, 2024
There’s no better place to escape to than International Drive. I-Drive is the ultimate destination to create lifelong memories. Home to over 55+ different attractions, it’s no surprise that I-Drive is a top destination for family vacations - rain or shine! If you’re planning an I-Drive adventure this chilly January, get ready for endless family fun at these family-favorite spots in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Ripley's Believe It or Not! showcases a collection of unusual, bizarre, and unbelievable artifacts and exhibits from around the world. The concept originated from the work of Robert Ripley, an American cartoonist, explorer, and collector, who traveled extensively to gather oddities and curiosities! When planning a trip to Ripley’s, you can expect unusual exhibits, interactive displays, world records, mirrors and illusions, galleries focusing on specific topics, and educational elements for the entire family! 


Whether you're interested in science, adventure, or simply having a good time, WonderWorks Orlando provides a diverse range of activities to ensure an engaging and memorable visit for the entire family!
When planning your unforgettable trip to WonderWorks on I-Drive, you can plan on experiencing some unusual attractions. One of the most distinctive features of WonderWorks is its upside-down building. WonderWorks offers over 100 hands-on exhibits, covering a wide range of topics, including science, technology, mathematics, and art. Other interactive experiences include a natural disasters zone, space discovery, virtual reality, and a physical challenges zone including laser tags and a ropes course! 

Dezerland Park

Dezerland Park is Orlando's largest indoor attraction, boasting 800,000 square feet of indoor fun so it never rains at Dezerland! Featuring over 16 different attractions guest can choose from exploring the Guinness World Records longest car, a new indoor go-kart track layout, a 3,000 square feet laser tag maze, an auto museum, and much more!
Eat, drink, and shop at Dezerland Park’s bowling lounge, Jumpstart cafe, the Pinball Palace, Axecelsior, Cinemark, and much more! A day at Dezerland is a fun-filled, action-packed day where you can escape the Florida weather! 
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K1 Speed Orlando

With the best indoor go-kart racing in Orlando, K1 Speed is the place for thrills and excitement! Open to the public every day of the year, there is no better place to experience wheel-to-wheel racing.  Not only does K1 have the best indoor racing, they also have one of the best karting lounges!
Grab your closest friends, and experience karting like never before. Capable of 45mph, K1’s karts are all electric! Their electric karts are environmentally friendly and provide a fast and exhilarating racing experience. With a fully indoor track, K1 Speed is the perfect place to escape a chilly or rainy January day! 

The Lonely Dog Immersive Experience

Ivan Clarke uses compelling artwork, music and storytelling to create an inspiring tale of overcoming oppression. Lonely Dog is an orphan hound that grew up in Alveridge, a world where cats and dogs tolerate each other - who knew that existed?! The Lonely Dog Immersive Experience is one unforgettable experience with arts, music, and entertainment. Visit The Lonely Dog for a family-fun day filled with experiencing a 36-degree immersive theater, a whimsical art gallery, a virtual reality lounge, an art studio, selfie salon, and much more!
The bustling energy, coupled with the sheer variety of attractions, makes I-Drive a must-visit destination for those seeking a dynamic and unforgettable experience in the heart of Florida's entertainment capital, especially in the winter. Whether it's curios odditiesiconic landmarks, thrilling rides, or cultural experiences, International Drive leaves an indelible mark on the hearts of its visitors, making it a destination that promises joy, excitement, and lasting memories.