As Orlando’s most dynamic destination, it’s no surprise that
is always adding new attractions and destinations for families and friends to
enjoy during their stay, or for locals to enjoy year-round! With so many
world-class dining destinations
, theme parks, and recreational activities
on I-Drive...it can be hard for anyone to keep track. But we’ve dedicated this
post to the new hot spots on I-Drive that you must check out next time you’re here!
Headed to Pointe Orlando?
is an outdoor dining and entertainment complex that many seek to visit whether
for a delicious meal at one of their restaurants, to shop till’ they drop at
the stores, or be entertainment by various attractions that appeal to all ages.
With a long lineup of favorite dining destinations like B.B. King’s Blues
, Copper Canyon
, Itta Bena
, Cuba Libre
, Blue Martini
, The Capital Grille
, Taverna Opa
, The Pub
, Marlow’s Tavern
, Lafayette’s Music Room
, Main Event Entertainment
, The Oceanaire Seafood Room
, Pizza and Fat Fish Blue
, the Improv Comedy Club
, and Ben & Jerry’s
; They’ve now added two more delicious dining options for you to choose from!
If you’re craving a juicy burger, Hopdoddy Burger Bar
here in Florida, with their first Florida store located right in Pointe
Orlando. We promise you won’t be able to look at their menu
without drooling. Also
new to Pointe Orlando is the Lotus Asia House
perfect place to satisfy that sudden craving for delicious Asian food. Their
menu is full of mouth-watering delights, and even various vegetarian options!
Pointe Orlando offers a variety of destinations that provide
entertainment for everyone, from live music, to arcades, a movie theatre, WonderWorks
, and Monkey Joes
; but, the newest entertainment
destination at Pointe Orlando will take you to another reality! That’s right,
now Nomadic Virtual Reality
calls Pointe Orlando home! Be sure to
escape to Pointe Orlando during your next stay on I-Drive!
Big things happening
Across the street from Orlando International Premium Outlets
and just a short shuttle ride to Universal Studios
, a huge new retail and restaurant complex is underway! The Grand National
is a 16.5-acre project and will include 60,000 sq. ft. of shops and new dining
destinations! This huge addition to the fun and entertainment found on
International Drive is still in progress, but some locations have already been
opened and are ready for you to come and enjoy!
is serving up delicious appetizers and perfectly cooked steaks, and Bahama
is serving up savory seafood paired with the perfect frozen margarita so you
can refuel with a delicious meal before hopping over to the International
Premium Outlets for some shopping, or head to Universal for an out-of-this-world
night! And of course, a Starbucks
is open at this location, keeping everyone perfectly caffeinated for their next
Plus, if you’re visiting, don’t forget to pick up a keepsake
for yourself or to bring back to your loved ones at the U.S. Gift Factory
now open at Grand National. Finding the perfect souvenir has never been so
Oh, and we can’t forget that a new TownePlace Suites by
Marriott has been signed on for a 7-story hotel right here in the middle of all
Orlando’s hottest new dinner show!
Bringing Vegas-level entertainment to International Drive,
the Rock Dinner Show at the Orlando Forum
is a must see! Grab your friends, and come out to enjoy a
night of unrivaled, one-of-a-kind, dining and entertainment experience as you
embark on a high-energy musical journey! From award-winning cuisine prepared by
renowned executive Chef Russel T. Booth to 5-star service and world class
entertainment; The Rock Dinner Show is a must-see new addition to the dinner
options on I-Drive!
See the world at SeaWorld!
Everyone knows SeaWorld
as one of the top theme parks to visit while in Orlando, Florida, and as they
remain a top destination for tourists and locals alike, they continue to add
new experiences to their line-up!
If you haven’t been to SeaWorld over the past few months,
make plans to take a ride on the new Infinity Falls
next time you visit! This new ride requires you to hop aboard a raft and get
soaked while you wind your way around flowing fountains, surprise geysers, and
breathtaking waterfalls! Exploring tropical ruins-themed surroundings and
flying through thrilling chutes before you go diving down one of the tallest
drops of its kind into churning white water, this ride is surely packed with
Another addition to the SeaWorld experience is Sesame Street
at SeaWorld opening on March 27th! So, bring your little ones and
enjoy connecting to all the fun, laughter and learning of the world-famous
street with all your favorite characters!
is Orlando’s most dynamic destination and is always adding more for you to
explore and experience! During your next stay, be sure to check out some of
these new I-Drive destinations!