Orlando South and International Drive
Collected by Todd
Is there more to do in Orlando other than amusement parks? You bet. Of course there are attractions worth traveling for, but Orlando is jam-packed with entertainment options. Round out your itinerary with some local hot spots.
7081 Grand National Dr #105, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
Traffic on International Drive can get hectic. For a stress-free ride, take the I-Ride Trolley that runs two lines along the 20-mile I-Drive circuit. The Red Line runs north and south, beginning at the Orlando Premium Outlets. The Green Line...
9067 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
WonderWorks is chockfull of activities on three floors. The first has earthquake and hurricane simulators, and a huge Google Earth screen. The second has interactive exhibits and arcade games. The third has glow-in-the-dark laser tag and a...
8747 International Dr Ste. 102, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
At this interactive art experience on International Drive, get splattered with paint, blown away by music, and moved by dance performances. Local art is also featured. Don't forget to wear a T-shirt that might become a Pollock-inspired memento.
9101 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
Baterbys Art Gallery in Pointe Orlando features some works by local artists and offers community art events. On the second Friday of each month, guests are invited to meet local artists, talk with them about their process, and possibly see them at...
9101 International Dr Suite 2310, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
The Improv Comedy Club and Dinner Theatre at Pointe Orlando features top-ranked veteran comedians as well as emerging talent from Central Florida. Catch your favorite comic or enjoy a great open mic night in a classy, intimate venue.
1500 East Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830, USA
Fork & Screen takes movies to the next level, with plush seating, service, food, and drinks. Combining dinner and a movie is entertainment multi-tasking at its best. Get the evening started here, then hit Downtown Disney for nightlife.
5700 Fun Spot Way, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
The Fun Spot is a carnival, a fair, and a small amusement park all rolled into one. Go-carts, bumper cars, a ferris wheel, gravity-defying rides, and the new White Lightning wooden roller coaster are a few of the activities. The five-acre park is...
6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
Fancy singing with a live band and backup singers in front of an audience? Make your karaoke dreams come true at this premiere, red-carpeted Rising Star club at CityWalk. Take the stage, grab a mic, and sing your heart out.
8501 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
Get your crew together to enjoy a bit of piratical mini golf outdoors—day or night—and swashbuckle and putt-putt through caves and waterfalls, surrounded by palms, while being in middle of the I-Drive scene.
8255 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
The ultra retro-inspired décor and the energizing music pumped out of the state-of-the-art audio system will transport guests to a swanky fifties bowling experience. Whether it's playing a game of pool, grabbing a stool at the bar, sinking into a...
1478 Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32821, USA
With a dedicated venue at Disney Springs, this world-class production by Cirque du Soleil is bound to elicit wonder from every age group in your entourage. Incredible acrobatics and whimsical characters converge in a family-friendly storyline...
9101 International Dr #2230, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
Go to B.B. King's Blues Club at Pointe Orlando for blues and dancing, but stay for the comfort food, such as barbecue. The atmosphere is inviting, with brightly painted wooden picnic tables, an intimate upstairs bar overlooking the stage, and a...
Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830, USA
At Downtown Disney, this shop celebrates everything chocolate--from sundaes toppling with whipped cream, to gourmet hot chocolate, to old-fashioned fountain shakes. Free samples keep chocoholic cravings under control while you wait.
5259 International Dr #1, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
A legion of carvers offer skewers of bacon-wrapped filet mignon, lamb chops, beef ribs, chicken, picanha (top sirloin), and sausage. The buffet is also outstanding. There's a glass wine cellar, but a minty Brazilian caipirinha complements the...
4158 Conroy Rd, Orlando, FL 32839, USA
Butter-like tuna appetizers, signature slider trios, and seriously hearty salads are some of my favorites at Crave. Half-price happy hour is a standout option. Serving fusion fare while serving the community, this restaurant also hosts local...
5350 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
It's one of those places that's always crowded. Three choices are offered: the salad and hot buffet, the signature all-you-can-eat barbecue, and menu items. At this casual, friendly restaurant, you'll find a slow cooker with soup, a carving...
9188 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
Sometimes International Drive can seem chaotic. Luckily, there's an oasis of calm at Ming Court. Within its inviting green tiled walls are koi fish ponds and a serene garden of bamboo, water lilies, and lotus. Locals in the know go for dim sum....
6310 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
Cool down on a hot day with a treat, like swirled soft-serve ice cream on a sugar cone, a malted milkshake, or a banana boat. Take shade at an umbrella-covered patio table. Even dogs can enjoy their own doggie bowl of vanilla ice cream garnished...
7786 Sand Lake Rd, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
Located in the Plaza Venezia, a swanky area locals fondly refer to as Restaurant Row, trendy yet comfortable Amura is the perfect place for a date or family dinner. Make a meal for two out of the Dragon and Atomic Bomb rolls, a bento box to share,...
5472 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
Amid souvenir shops at International Drive near Municipal Boulevard, there's a Brazilian center with a supermarket, the YesBrazil store, and the Pao Gostoso Bakery. At Pao Gostoso Bakery, you'll find cakes, flan, and pastries as well as snacks...
8625 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
On the masterpiece drink menu at the art-filled Café Tu Tu Tango, the Screaming Jalapeño Margarita is made with fresh mint, lime, and jalapeno. Check out the funky local art while there. Live art happenings, tarot card readings, and henna art are...
9101 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
Try tropical wine samples at this shop carrying non-grape wines made with fruit juice. Hurricane Class 5 is a white sangria blend of pineapple, key lime, passion fruit, mango, and watermelon. Mango Mama is a star at the annual Epcot Food and Wine...
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