Ways to keep your cool during summer on I-Drive

Friday, July 26, 2019
International Drive is Orlando’s most dynamic destination, and no matter what time of the year you come to visit, you’ll be met with tons of new experiences and good times that you’ll look back on for years to come; but, during the summer months… there is no getting around that it can get hot! The heat is one of the things we love about Orlando, FL, and although summertime comes and brings the heat with it each year, we’ve mastered how to make sure that it doesn’t stand in the way of having a blast while on I-Drive!
The essentials
There are a few things that you can bring with you when you are exploring I-Drive that will make beating the heat an easy feat! A few essentials that should make their way into your handbag or backpack are sunblock, to prevent sunburn, a hat to prevent the sun from hitting your face and neck, and of course sun glasses! Drinking plenty of water during your day is pertinent to beating the heat too, and we’d even recommend packing an extra water bottle or two to bring with you on your adventures, just to be safe!
Grab your flip flops and tanks!
A lot of keep your cool is about wearing the right outfit. Loose-fitting clothes that are lightweight and light-colored are the way to go! Shorts, tank tops, flip flops and a bathing suit are all the items you should have packed in your suitcase and ready to go!
Planning your day!
There are plenty of ways to have fun in the sun on I-Drive while making sure that a dip in the A/C is never too far away!
Shop around one of the outlet malls where you’ll find A/C and some pretty great deals, too! Orlando International Premium Outlets and Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets are a great place to start a day of shopping!
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Or, spend the day popping into some of the indoor attractions on I-Drive, like WonderWorks, the amusement park for your mind, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, where you can explore odd relics, and TopGolf where you can play the day away in one of their air conditioned bays!
Everything in one spot!
You can also spend a day at one of the entertainment complexes on I-Drive, where a delicious meal, unique boutiques and shops, and attractions are no more than a short walking distance from each other.
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At ICON Park you’ll find restaurants like YardHouse, Shake Shack, Sugar Factory, Tin Roof Orlando, Tapa Toro and so many more! Attractions like SEA LIFE Aquarium, Madame Tussauds Orlando, the largest observation wheel on the East Coast of the United States, the Orlando Starflyer, just to name a few! And of course shops like FlipFlop shop and Tervis!
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Pointe Orlando is another entertainment complex that offers entertainment for hours! Maggiano’s, or another restaurant! Catch live performances at The Improv Comedy Club or Blue Martini. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a scoop of delicious ice cream. And even hit some great unique boutiques like Bowes Signature Candles, Design by U and Moondance Trading Co.!
Stopping by one of these entertainment complexes is the perfect way to have a day packed full of fun without having to worry too much about the heat getting you down!
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Splash Around!
The heat can’t stand a chance when you spend the day at one of the many water parks on I--Drive! Whether you hit CoCo Key, Aquatica, Volcano Bay or Discovery Cove, you’ll be having so much fun splashing around in the refreshing water, and riding down thrilling water slides, that you won’t even notice the heat of the Florida sun!
Orlando Florida is a beautiful place to visit during any time of the year! So, don’t let the summer heat delay your visit to Orlando’s most dynamic destination! Keep your cool and enjoy summertime on I-Drive with us!