International Drive

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Things to do in International Drive

International Drive provides visitors to the Orlando area with world-class attractions, entertainment, dining, and shopping fun for the entire family! Awesome theme parks, dining, shopping, and family entertainment give guests a reason to visit Orlando’s Most Dynamic Destination!

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The I Ride trolley service provides visitors an affordable, fun and convenient way to get up and down International Drive.


Treat your taste buds! Taste international flare food on I-Drive with over 150 restaurants serving every imaginable cuisine.


International Drive has over 42,000 hotel rooms, 4 entertainment complexes, 275 plus restaurants, and 600 plus shops.

News About International Drive

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International Drive Attractions

International Drive is at the epicenter of the areas world-class attractions – fun for the whole family is never more than a couple of minutes away. There are Distraction Attractions that are great for a couple of hours, which are big on fun and short on lines. There are Action Attractions where thrill seekers can get all kinds of adrenaline rushes, and then there are the world-famous theme parks just minutes away!

International Drive Shopping

As one of the top five most popular shopping destinations in the U.S., Orlando is a shopper’s paradise. And the International Drive Resort Area is well-known for its designer outlets and great bargains. More than 500 shops and outlets make shopping in this popular destination an attraction that is not to be missed.

International Drive Dining

Every kind of food from every corner of the world … fast food to fine dining…. whatever your taste buds are in the mood for can be found along International Drive. Everything from a sumptuous sit-down dinner to a quick-fire lunch, an epic ethnic feast to an all American BBQ, what’s your menu?  And did we mention the dinner shows? May as well be entertained while you chow down on some great family fare – these are excellent value for money and ideal for a mixed age group or family.

International Drive Night Life

When the sun goes down on International Drive the resort area comes to life with all manner of night-time entertainment. Themed bars, classic cocktail hang-outs, and cutting-edge craft breweries are great places to meet and mingle. There are also numerous live-music venues with featured bands, singalong and dancing through the night into the wee hours – you’ll run out of time before you run out of great places to check out!

I-Ride Trolley Service

When it comes to getting around why not hop on board the exclusive and convenient I-RIDE Trolley service and discover miles of fun that make up the International Drive Resort Area. This cost-saving amenity takes the parking and driving hassles out of your vacation and lets you cruise the Drive in charming style. The service operates daily from 8 am – 10:30 pm.

Click HERE for complete I Ride Trolley Service Information & Tickets

50 Ways To Have Fun On International Drive

  • Get your daily dose of iron at Topgolf, Orlando’s newest high-tech driving range.  Complete with 100+ climate-controlled hitting bays, full-service restaurant & bars, rooftop terrace with fire pit, private event spaces & meeting rooms, over 200 HDTVs and free Wi-Fi.
  • If you feel the need for speed, check out Andretti Indoor Karting & Games! High speed karts are just the beginning.  They also have a massive arcade, bowling lanes, laser tag, full restaurant / bar, and 7-D ride.
  • Spend a carefree day of water fun with the Waturi islanders at Universal’s Volcano Bay. Where Water is Life and Life is Joy.
  • You are allowed to play with your food at Uncle Julio’s Mexican from Scratch, home of the famous chocolate pinata dessert.
  • It’s all about the view from the The Wheel At ICON Park! This exciting, 400-foot-tall observation wheel provides breathtaking views of Central Florida in all directions within fully enclosed, air-conditioned glass capsules.
  • Where does family, fun and fitness come together? At Outer Limitz Indoor Trampoline Arena! The best trampoline in Central Florida!
  • Escape the ordinary at Ripley’s Believe it or Not with its Orlando Odditorium filled with the unusual.
  • Do you dare lie on a bed of nails at WonderWorks.
  • At Titanic – The Artifact Exhibition, explore full-scale recreations of Titanic’s most famous locales, including her grand staircase, first class parlor suite, veranda cafe and promenade deck. Historians in period costume portray famous Titanic notables, sharing stories of her passengers and crew during a guided journey.
  • Where else can you swim with dolphins in the morning at Discovery Cove and encounter Harry Potter in the afternoon at Universal Orlando.
  • Non-stop fun is what it’s all about at ICON Park, home to The Wheel . Located in the heart of Orlando’s popular International Drive, the line-up of attractions includes world-famous Madame Tussaud’s, SEA LIFE Aquarium and Skeletons Museum of Osteology.
  • Check out Blue Martini, at Pointe Orlando, with a modern design including an expansive outdoor patio overlooking International Drive. Known for offering 42 signature Martinis, specialty cocktails, fine wines & spirits and appetizers, the premier martini bar is popular for cocktails, happy hour and nightlife.
  • Play Whirlyball along with the latest games and activities at WhirlyDome.
  • The gators have arrived at Fun Spot America with Gator Spot, a 15,000-square-foot extension of Gatorland. The addition includes three ponds to house baby gators, giant gators and crocodiles. A separate building house a white gator.
  • Glow in the dark at Putting Edge.
  • Kick back. Save some $$$. Enjoy the ride. Hop on the Trolley! As one of the most popular attractions in Orlando’s tourist corridor, the I-Ride Trolley Service provides an affordable, fun and convenient way to transport visitors to the attractions, shopping restaurants and accommodations in the International Drive Resort Area. Fare: Single cash fare, $2.00 per ride; kids cash fare ages 3-9, $1.00 per ride; senior cash fare age 65 and over, $0.25 per ride. Unlimited ride passes are available: one-day pass, $5.00 per person; three-day pass, $7.00 per person; five-day pass, $9.00 per person; seven-day pass, $12.00 per person; 14-day pass, $18.00 per person.
  • Eat, drink and play at Dave & Buster’s.
  • This is your chance to fly! Fun Spot America’s thrill ride, Air Raid, let’s riders experience the sensation of flying in an acrobatic airplane. The Air Raid sends riders round and round and upside down at up to 4G forces.
  • Learn to Belly Dance and eat authentic Greek food at Taverna Opa.
  • Named after an artist’s life, Cafe Tu Tu Tango is fun and has a bohemian attitude with a tapas-style menu. It also supports local artists with a vast selection scattered throughout and non-stop eclectic entertainment.
  • Laugh yourself silly at the Orlando Improv Comedy Club.
  • I-Drive welcomes one of South Beach’s hottest dance clubs, Mango’s Tropical Cafe. With 55,000 square feet of entertainment space, the massive restaurant and nightlife destination offers high-energy entertainment for a wide variety of tastes. Guests will enjoy Salsa, Bachatta, Reggae and Pop performances with Floribbean Cuisine and tropical cocktails.
  • Start your engines! I-Drive NASCAR includes: state-of-the-art go-kart racing, bowling and arcade games, a sit down restaurant / bar, meeting space and more.
  • Calling all Parrotheads! Have a cheeseburger in paradise at Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville.
  • Sing pop classics at Howl at the Moon.
  • Do the “Happy” dance at Madame Tussauds Orlando! The wax figure of singer-producer-fashion designer Pharrell Williams has been added to the red carpet!
  • Hop on your broomstick and join in the Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Florida. Take part in all-new experiences as well as returning fan favorites such as file talent Q&A sessions, special panels and demonstrations.
  • Treat your taste buds! Taste international flare food on I-Drive with over 150 restaurants!
  • Craving a cheese Coney? Cruise in and have a carhop deliver to your car at Sonic, America’s Drive In!
  • Hear top local and regional bands at live music joint and eatery, Tin Roof. Music ranges from rock to alternative to country music.
  • Chill out at ICEBAR Orlando, named the largest permanent Ice Bar in the world with over 70 tons of hand-carved ice! Featured as one of the top 10 bars on Travel Channel’s “Extreme Bar Hopping” and “America’s Best” on Food Network, this is an absolutely unique experience not to be missed!
  • Unplug.  Check out from the day-to-day stress.  Check into an I-Drive spa for a day or a week!
  • Become the detective and step into a world of comedy and intrigue when you solve a murder mystery at Sleuths Mystery Dinner Theater.
  • The line-up of restaurants at I-Drive 360 features a variety of flavorful experiences and dining options from full service to fast casual and quick service. Popular brand restaurants include Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Yard House, and Buffalo Wild Wings.
  • Stock-up for the great outdoors at Bass Pro Shops / Outdoor World.
  • What’s a vacation without some retail therapy and great bargains? We’ve got you covered! Orlando International Premium Outlets, Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets and Pointe Orlando!
  • Take to the sky with Air Florida Helicopter Charters and see a new view of I-Drive!
  • Dive In! Purchase a daily pass at the YMCA Aquatic Center I-Drive. All resort area guests are welcome!
  • Dance the blues away at B.B. King’s Blues Club.
  • Play championship golf year round.
  • Go Mobile on I-Drive! With, guests find loads of options for dining, shopping or attractions on I-Drive. The I-Ride Trolley section provides “NextTrolley” information as well as maps and listings of what is near each trolley stop. Access to the mobile site is obtained by QR scanning, SMS texting or by simply going to on a smart phone.
  • Vacation like Royalty at the Castle Hotel.
  • Belly up to Orlando’s first Pour Your Own Beer Wall at The Pub at Pointe Orlando!
  • Make unforgettable memories with an I-Drive family reunion!
  • Be in Havana by dinnertime!  Visit Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar.
  • Enjoy I-Drive after dark! There’s lots of fun when the sun goes down! Comedy clubs, dinner shows, sports bars… even ice bars!
  • Check out the endless excitement at three mega complexes: I-Drive 360, Pointe Orlando and Universal CityWalk.
  • Escapology Orlando challenges guests to be their own heroes in a thrilling game of adventure and mystery. Teams of up to six players are locked in a themed room with just 60 minutes to combine clues, solve puzzles and discover the key to escape.
  • Escape to a tropical island at CoCo Key Water Resort.
  • Hungry? Eat 24 hours a day at the B-Line Diner at Hyatt Regency Orlando. This lively restaurant is decorated in fifties mode, complete with jukebox.
  • Planning a visit? Be sure to check out all of the fun events and holiday celebrations on I-Drive.
  • It’s all here! I-Drive offers over 42,000 hotel rooms, 6 major theme parks, 35 action-packed attractions, 4 entertainment complexes, 275+ restaurants, 600+ shops, the Orange County Convention Center and the I-Ride Trolley Service.  Questions? Find everything you need to help plan your Orlando vacation! Have the vacation of a lifetime in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Destination! Enjoy.
  • Where else can you visit six of the world’s greatest theme parks? SeaWorld, Discovery Cove, Aquatica SeaWorld’s WaterparkUniversal Studios, Islands of Adventure and Universal’s Volcano Bay!
  • Check out money saving “Hot Deals” at
  • Thai this out!  Be sure to put the authentic cuisine of the new Thai Thani restaurant on your dining list!
  • Find out what it’s like to spin, glide, skim and fly like a giant ray when you experience Manta at SeaWorld!
  • Kids: Let loose. Act like a Monkey (you are on vacation!) Visit Monkey Joe’s.
  • Brave the watery free-fall on the all-new drop slide, Ihu’s Breakaway Falls® at Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Water Park.
  • Indulge in a burger and fries in the world’s largest McDonald’s Play Place!
  • Dine at the world’s largest Hard Rock Cafe at Universal CityWalk.
  • Golf under a waterfall at Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf.
  • Pick up an International Drive Official Visitors Guide that directs you to all the fun and is filled with discount coupons that add up to vacation savings.
  • Treat yourself to an elegant dinner in the highly acclaimed Capital Grille at Pointe Orlando.
  • Catch a movie at Regal Pointe Orlando Cinemas Stadium 20 & IMAX, Cinemark Orlando and XD or AMC Universal Cineplex 20 with IMAX.