Savoring Summer Fun on I-Drive

Thursday, August 3, 2023
As the summer days begin to wane, it's time to seize every last opportunity for fun, laughter, and unforgettable memories with a weekend getaway to Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood. While the end of summer may be approaching, there's still plenty of excitement to be found on I-Drive. Whether you're planning a last-minute trip or seeking a grand finale to your summer break, these hotels and resorts along International Drive promise an experience the whole family will cherish.

CoCoKey Water Resort - A Tropical Paradise for All Ages

Kickstart your weekend of summer fun at the enchanting CoCoKey Water Resort, an aquatic paradise that caters to visitors of all ages. CoCoKey Water Resort is home to Orlando’s only 54,000 sq. ft. canopy-covered and outdoor water park! Featuring 14 water slides, 3 heated pools, and a 6,500 sq. ft. interactive arcade, it’s no surprise why this budget-friendly resort is a family-favorite!
As you step into the resort, you'll be greeted by a world of excitement, with vibrant water slides that offer a thrill for the adrenaline seekers and gentle play areas perfect for the little ones. The resort's interactive play zones, like the Parrot's Perch promise endless giggles and splashes. For those seeking relaxation, the soothing lazy river provides a tranquil escape. Then, fuel up for more summer fun at one of their many on-site dining options like the TradeWinds Restaurant and Lounge, Callaloo Grill Food Court, or Wet Rooster Tiki Bar. If you’re hoping to hit one of Orlando’s major theme parks during your weekend getaway, CoCoKey is centrally located to all of the action on I-Drive and even offers scheduled shuttle service to Universal Orlando Resort, Sea World, and Aquatica.
With newly renovated and beautifully themed room, you’ll have a clean and comfortable room to retire to after a day of water adventures! The CoCoKey Water Resort is the ultimate budget and family-friendly destination for savoring the last moments of summer in Orlando.

Orlando World Center Marriott - A Night Time Spectacle by the Pool

Kick back and enjoy a weekend getaway with out-of-this-world services and stellar amenities at Orlando World Center. If you're planning a trip, the World Center Marriott is an ideal spot to stay, within close proximity to Orlando's theme parks with scheduled shuttle services available with your stay! But, if you’re simply looking for a relaxing and fun weekend getaway that requires no planning, there's plenty of summer fun to be had at this resort, so much that you don’t even have to step off of the property to savor some much-needed summer fun!
Change into your swimsuit and head to their newly opened Falls Pool Oasis that lets guests experience a water wonderland complete with an impressive variety of activities for the whole family. Twist and turn down 7 thrilling water slides, meander through a 575-foot lazy river, swim in a crystal clear 400,000-gallon lagoon pool and splash around in a dedicated kid’s zone. Spend the day soaking up the Florida sunshine with calming waterfalls, jumbo TVs, and poolside activities for an unforgettable weekend getaway.
When it’s time to rest and recharge, grab your clubs and hit their 18 hole championship golf course, take your seat at one of their award-winning on-site restaurants, schedule a service at their full-service spa, and hit the state-of-the-art fitness center for the ultimate sweat sesh. With so many amazing amenities, you’re sure to find everything you need for a fun weekend getaway in Orlando that will leave you feeling refreshed and recharged for the year ahead. And before the day is done, embrace the magic of summer nights, as the poolside transforms into a mesmerizing wonderland with a nightly mermaid show that captivates audiences of all ages! Watch as graceful mermaids perform breathtaking aquatic routines, weaving tales of enchantment. But the wonders don't end there; as twilight falls, the pool area comes alive with a vibrant laser light party, complete with a talented DJ spinning the latest beats. Dance, laugh, and make memories under the stars at this luxurious resort. With its world-class amenities and comfortable accommodations, the Orlando World Center Marriott is an exceptional choice for a weekend getaway that celebrates the essence of summer.

Rosen Hotels - Ideal for Family Fun and Convenience

When it comes to family-friendly getaways, all six Rosen Hotels on I-Drive set the gold standard. Whether you choose to stay at Rosen Centre Hotel, Rosen Inn, Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando, Rosen Inn International, Rosen Plaza Hotel, or Rosen Shingle Creek, each Rosen hotel offers unmatched comfort and convenience alongside a range of amenities. Each hotel boasts chef-driven, award-winning on-site dining options that are a culinary delight and complimentary shuttle services, making it easier than ever to visit the likes of Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld.
Plus, each is situated in the heart of International Drive, making hopping around and enjoying all that I-Drive has to offer just a leap and a skip away, including locations that are walking distance to Orlando’s most popular outdoor entertainment complexes boasting attractions, dining, and entertainment, ICON Park Orlando and Pointe Orlando.
Also, if you’re traveling with your furry friend all Rosen Hotels are pet-friendly. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or a blend of both, there’s a Rosen property that’s a perfect match for your next weekend getaway.
Learn more about each of the Rosen Hotels located on International Drive here, and choose the one that fits your vacation needs best.

Hilton Orlando - A Lazy River Retreat for Ultimate Relaxation

If relaxation is what you crave during your last moments of summer, the Hilton Orlando has you covered with upscale rooms and suites, a central location, and an expansive recreation area. Enjoy a tropical oasis, and nestled within the lush landscape, a lazy river that offers a haven of tranquility where you can gently float away your cares. The palm-fringed surroundings and soothing waters create a sense of serenity, inviting you to unwind and immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere. Sun loungers dot the cabanas that line the poolside of two beautiful pools, providing the perfect spot to bask in the warm Florida sun, sip on something refreshing, and indulge in a captivating book. Cool off with a plunge down the waterslide here, and let the kids splash around in the splash pad while you book a soothing spa session at Eforea Spa.
The Hilton Orlando's attention to detail, luxurious amenities, and exceptional service ensure a pampering experience that will make your summer getaway truly unforgettable.
As summer begins to fade, a weekend getaway on I-Drive is the perfect place to savor every last drop of summer fun. From the tropical paradise of CocoKey Water Resort to the enchanting evening spectacles at Orlando World Center Marriott's pool, the options for a memorable escape are plentiful. The family-friendly conveniences and easy access to major theme parks make Rosen Hotels an excellent choice for your stay. And if relaxation is your goal, the Hilton Orlando's lazy river pool promises a blissful retreat. The only question is, which accommodation is the perfect fit for you?
Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood is the perfect place to enjoy one final summer hoorah that guarantees cherished memories to warm your heart while having you feeling refreshed and ready for the school year ahead. Visit to discover amazing resources and help you plan the ultimate summer weekend getaway so you can kick-start your school year on the right foot.