What the Strip isfor Las Vegas, International Drive is for Orlando. If you’re looking for the perfect mix of world-class theme parks and non-stop entertainmentin Orlando, holidays to International Drive provide the perfect excuse toswap your fleece for flip-flops and head off to Floridian sunshine. This 17.9 km-long thoroughfare in downtown Orlando – fondly called I-Drive – is a major tourist strip lined with some of Orlando’s biggest theme parks, shopping malls, buzzing eateries and family-friendly hotels.The sunny, tropical weather makes spring and autumn the best times to visit International Drive, but you can also plan a winter sun holiday.
International Drive holidays pack in unending fun for families, with the amazing theme parks just a stone’s throw away from the resort.The Universal Orlando Resort®is just a 10-minute drive away and offers thrilling rides, incredible rollercoasters and exhilarating water rides. Once you’ve got your share of thrill, discover the magical world of your favourite movie characters like Harry Potter and minions.Take a trip to SeaWorld Orlando, where you can get up close to marine life, feed sea lions and meet Shamu.
Holidays in International Drive are incomplete unless you’ve witnessed marvellous views of the cityscape from the 400-foot-tall Coca-Cola Orlando Eye observation wheel. Beyond the theme parks, this Orlando resort also boasts a variety of restaurants –ranging from classic American diners to all-you-can-eat buffet places – and super-sized shopping malls to snap up a bargain.
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