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International Drive is one of Orlando's most lively and dynamic areas – and the central location to some of the world's most famous theme parks and attractions, some of which are just minutes away from the wide selection of hotels that we feature, makes I-Drive a popular destination for tourists. Whether you decide to explore on foot or jump on board the I-RIDE Trolley, which operates daily between 8.00am-10.30pm, you can discover a whole range of attractions, museums, themed mini-golf courses and restaurants for all tastes and cuisines, from fast food to all American diners. Visitors who like a more familiar atmosphere, there are a number of British and Irish pubs located along International Drive showing live English Premier League Football. International Drive is a shoppers paradise, with numerous malls, boutique and gift shops to please all budgets.
Must See and Do
International Drive is known as the 'strip' of Orlando, here you will find an amazing variety of attractions from mini-golf to rollercoasters, water slides to go-karts. Minutes away are the World famous attractions of SeaWorld® Orlando and Universal Orlando® Resort, and at Wet and Wild® enjoy exciting water slides or soak up the wonderful Florida sunshine.
International Drive is a food lovers paradise. For the more budget minded travellers try the all-you-can-eat buffets at Ponderosa® and Golden Corral. Sizzler's and Denny’s offer a range of American fare or why not enjoy a burger and fries at the world largest McDonalds! For fine dining, head over to Sand Lake Road, known as 'Restaurant Row' for all your exquisite dining surrounded by intimate and chic atmosphere.
As the sun goes down, International Drive comes to life with a choice of entertainment from movie theatres to bars and clubs. Pointe Orlando is a shopping and entertainment complex and features a selection of bars and restaurants and Regal Cinema Pointe orlando, which is host to Florida’s largest IMAX theatre. The Cricketers Arms is a British pub for those who are missing home located just off I-Drive on Restaurants Row. Bahama Breeze is a restaurant and bar where you can relax outside with a cocktail in the warm evening whilst enjoying some Caribbean rhythms from the live band.
With more than 480 shops to keep you busy, International Drive caters for all budgets from Prime Outlets, Festival Bay and Florida Mall to the more high end shops at Mall of Millennia and are all easily reached on foot, I-Drive Trolley or your hire car with free parking. And for those looking to improve their handicap, a visit to The Shingle Creek Golf Club is a must, the David Harman designed par 72 is a must for golf on International Drive.
Mar/Apr – Just for Kids at Seaworld Orlando
Sep/ Nov – Universals Halloween Horror Nights
Dec – Macy’s Holiday Parade at Universal Studios
Please note: all events listed are for helpful information only and many are subject to entrance fees and/or prior reservation, and may be cancelled at any time. Please check with the relevant tourist office if you need further information on these or any of the other events in this region.