If you’ve recently traveled through the International Drive (I-Drive) tourist district in Orlando, you may have noticed a big new Disney project that is visible from the I-4 freeway. If it looks like a giant video display to you, you’re right. And when we say… Read More »Walt Disney World store and giant video display headed to I-Drive
This Friday Orlando will welcome its first Topgolf location when doors open to the public at 9 a.m. The new three level, 65,000-square-foot venue is the company’s 36th location worldwide and first location to open with Toptracer technology. If you’re not familiar with Topgolf, think… Read More »Topgolf Orlando opens this Friday off International Drive
A little bit of South Beach Miami right smack in the middle of Orlando, that’s how I’d best describe Mango’s Tropical Cafe Orlando. It’s a big party all night long with fantastic dancing, talented performers, and a taste of the tropics via food and drink… Read More »Off-D: Find a Tropical Paradise at Mango’s Orlando
Fun Spot America and Gatorland, two of Central Florida’s most beloved attractions, are teaming up to open Gator Spot, a new attraction that will bring some of Gatorland’s world famous animals to the International Drive tourism district in Orlando.
Here are highlights from the ground breaking ceremony
Gator Spot will be 15,000 square feet of unique central Florida fun. It will features the rarest of white alligators, the leucistic gator (not albino), along with pools of Florida Alligators and Crocodiles. As at the original Gatorland, there will be up-close encounters and photo opportunities as well.
“The Gator Spot at Fun Spot America Theme Parks is estimated to cost more than $1 million and will be the only location on I-Drive to showcase alligators up to 12 feet,” said a statement. Those are some of Gatorland’s largest gators.Read More »Fun Spot America welcomes Gatorland Attraction to International Drive Location
A new resort has opened this week in on International Drive in Orlando, and with it, a piece of Disney history is being preserved. The CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort-Orlando is at 7400 International Drive, miles from Walt Disney World. But Disney historians will… Read More »Coco Key Water Resort now open in Orlando
I moved to Orlando from Las Vegas. There is a lot of similarities between the two. Both are dependent on tourism dollars to keep the economy running. The closest thing Orlando has to the Strip in Las Vegas, is International Drive. And yet, it appears… Read More »International Drive missing Tourism Dollar Opportunities