In a city filled with world class destinations, I-Drive is a destination all its own and provides a wide variety of entertainment and activities to keep the kids happy outside of the theme parks.
Orlando is a destination that gives you so many options you may not have close to home. One popular destination for kids to blow off steam after a day of shopping is Monkey Joe's
. This indoor playground is a good rainy day option or a nice any-day break for stroller age children.
For older kids and teens, the Vans Skatepark
, the second largest indoor skateboard park in the world, offers a skater's dream with multiple ramps, jumps, and chutes. A viewing area is available for parents to keep an eye on their skater and ensure you don't miss the action. Vans Skatepark also offers equipment for rent. Another location for your teen thrill seekers is theMagical Midway
on I-Drive. With rides such as the "Slingshot" and "Starflyer", your kids will be talking about their day on I-Drive for years to come.
The Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum
will both provide kids with an unforgettable vacation experience. The upside down WonderWorks building is a science-focused experience for kids, while the Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum will shock and amaze with Robert Ripley's personal collection of oddities. The Orlando Ripley's "Odditorium" is one of 27 Ripley Museums worldwide.
You won't want to miss the Pirate Dinner Adventure on I-Drive. This musical comedy offers plenty of food with their buffet appetizers, main course and desserts and a show that draws you in, literally! The interactive dinner show claims to be the largest in the world. You will eat in one of six ships while watching (and possibly participating in) the show which is set aboard a replica 18th-century Spanish galleon in an indoor lagoon with night sky lighting. This is sure to be a memorable experience!Sea World
, Discovery Cove, Aquatica Water Park, Wet n' Wild, Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure are also all located along International Drive.
The I-Ride Trolley is a great option for exploring I-Drive with kids. Kids 12 and under ride for free and the trolley makes 100 stops along the route.
Plan a day on I-Drive to enjoy some fun and unique experiences during your Orlando vacation.