If you’re looking for all the fun of Orlando with plenty to do after dark, consider staying on International Drive. This lively ‘strip’ is packed with bright lights, restaurants and entertainment venues. There are plenty of hotels on International Drive, most with palm-lined pools – perfect for relaxing by when you’re all theme parked-out. Get thrills and spills in the area’s water parks, party till late in one of the lively bars, or take the family for a fun-packed themed dinner. I-Drive (as it’s affectionately known by its devoted fans) has superb shopping too, with big name bargains up for grabs in its outlet malls. There’s so much to do on International Drive holidays – and the theme parks that make Florida famous are all just a short drive away. Perfect.
Few holiday destinations offer quite so much to see and do as International Drive. Seaworld is located at the end of the drive and Universal Studios and Orlando are both just a short drive away. Theme parks asid, theres plenty to keep you busy before youve even left this bustling neck of the woods. First up, IDrive is home to two of Orlandos best known water parks: Wet n Wild and Aquatica so youre never far from dizzying slides and refreshing splashes. Then theres the amazing Wonderworks amusement park, marked by an upsidedown laboratory perched at the side of the drive. Sports fans love the areas sprawling golf courses and ten pin bowling alleys. And for shopaholics, the designer shopping outlets here are among the best in the world. With so much action, it could be easy to forget that youre on holiday so dont forget to spend at least one day kicking back by your hotel pool.
After the sun sets on International Drive holidays, theres plenty more fun to be had. In fact, its the nightlife that leads many people to book their holidays to International Drive. Whatever your taste in entertainment, itll be catered for here. From B.B. Kings Blues Club to the cool ICEBAR, theres something for everyone. If youre a grownup looking for late night drinks and dancing, youll be spoilt for choice by pubs, clubs and glossy cocktail bars. Children, on the other hand, have access to a variety of familyfriendly establishments, including popular themed dinners, where food comes with dazzling entertainment as standard.
As the name suggests, you can eat your way around the world on International Drive. From oodles of noodles in a Japanese eatery, to piles of pasta in an Italian, youll find almost every kind of gastronomic treat here. There are plenty of fast food joints, as well as sitdown restaurants, seafood feasts and allyoucaneat buffets. One of the most popular ways to dine on IDrive is at a themed dinner, where youre entertained as your food is brought to you (the pirate show is one to watch.) If eating out is one of your favourite parts of being on holiday, International Drive is the right place for you.
It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct travel insurance and vaccinations and / or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (http://www.fco.gov.uk) website for up to date entry requirements listed by country.
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