Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating International Drive

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of International Drive. This city's whale watching, theme park and seaside draw many visitors. SeaWorld® Orlando and Aquatica are just a couple of the must-sees. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around International Drive

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes International Drive a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SeaWorld® Orlando (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Universal Studios Florida™ (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Walt Disney World® (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Aquatica (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Discovery Cove (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of International Drive

Travelers enjoy International Drive for its seaside and wildlife. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, International Drive is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Eve (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Little Lake Bryan (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Lake Bryan (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Tibet Butler Preserve (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Turkey Lake Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Lake Cecile (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around International Drive

Fly into Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Kissimmee, FL (ISM-Kissimmee Gateway), which is 8.9 mi (14.3 km) away.

Where to stay around International Drive?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 17,864 vacation rentals near International Drive. From 5,526 Houses to 3,812 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near International Drive for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in International Drive?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in International Drive. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Kissimmee: 40,248 vacation rentals
  • Disney World: 42,032 vacation rentals
  • Davenport: 40,884 vacation rentals
  • Champions Gate: 6,823 vacation rentals
  • Windsor Hills Resort: 1,673 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in International Drive! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in International Drive?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in International Drive:

  • Kissimmee: 40,248 rentals
  • Davenport: 40,884 rentals
  • Lake Buena Vista: 40,959 rentals
  • Clermont: 31,419 rentals
  • Celebration: 41,638 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to International Drive?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in International Drive are:

  • Orlando International Airport (MCO): 13,677 vacation rentals
  • Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM): 42,285 vacation rentals
  • Executive Airport (ORL): 10,050 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in International Drive?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in International Drive. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Disney World: 42,032 rentals
  • Universal Studios: 40,681 rentals
  • Orange County Convention Center: 16,568 rentals
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports: 34,318 rentals
  • ChampionsGate Golf Club: 27,559 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around International Drive listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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