The Holiday Inn & Suites Orlando International – Dr S is close to Walt Disney World Resort®, Universal Orlando®, SeaWorld®, Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, and Discovery Cove!
SeaWorld® Orlando has everything you’re looking for. Entering the park, you’ll feel the excitement and wonder of SeaWorld®, home to unique marine life, amazing animal shows, record-breaking roller coasters, and kid-friendly rides. From the bright pink flamingos at Flamingo Cove to Pelican Preserve – from hearing the roar of the sea lions to a shark encounter in the world’s largest underwater viewing tunnel, you’ll create memories lasting a lifetime. A complimentary shuttle is offered to guests.
From seasonal celebrations to daily magical moments, Disney's theme parks have something for everyone. Explore lands of enchantment and meet your favorite Disney® characters at The Magic Kingdom®. Enjoy food and culture of 11 countries in EPCOT’s World Showcase. Visit Pandora – The World of Avatar in Animal Kingdom and watch scenes from Star Wars and Marvel come to life at Hollywood Studios. The wonderful world of Disney® is waiting for you! A complimentary shuttle is offered to guests.
Adventure is the universal word to describe Universal Studios® and Universal Island of Adventure®. Both parks have character encounters, thrilling roller coasters, superhero shows, magical creatures, and the witchcraft and wizardry of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. You can taste Butterbeer™ in Hogsmeade™, see a dragon breathe real fire, or become one of Gru’s minions on the Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride. A complimentary shuttle is offered to guests.
ICON Park Orlando is one of our favorite family friendly attractions in the Orlando area. Located in the International Drive Entertainment District, this unique one-stop show boasts more than 50 shops, restaurants and attractions. Experience Orlando from The Wheel, a 400ft Ferris Wheel with spectacular views from Orlando theme parks to downtown. Explore attractions such as Orlando Starflyer, The Museum of Illusions, SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium and Madame Tussauds. Adventure awaits at ICON Park.
Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets is one of the country’s most upscale outlet centers and Orlando’s top luxury outlet center. It features 160 designer and name-brand stores, is open daily, and offers 25-65% savings. With stores like Gucci, Armani, Versace, and Jimmy Choo, Vineland Premium Outlets is a shopper’s dream come true. A bonus is that the outlets are only a 10-minute walk from the Holiday Inn & Suites Orlando – International Dr S. Get ready to shop ‘til you drop!
A family-friendly, all-inclusive day resort, Discovery Cove has it all. Pristine beaches, beautiful waterfalls, snorkeling expeditions, a swim with dolphins, face-to-face encounters with playful otters in the Freshwater Oasis, a hidden aviary, and unlimited food and beverages. You can relax at Serenity Bay, where the water is a balmy 85 degrees, or ride the tropical river currents to an underwater cave. Whatever your pleasure, Discovery Cove is a paradise for you.
Hit the links at the Walt Disney World® Orlando golf courses, with four courses located right here in Lake Buena Vista. These beautiful courses are managed by Arnold Palmer Golf Management to bring a wonderful and relaxing experience for every guest. Disney’s Golf Courses are newly redesigned and feature new greens, tees, and bunker designs. Not to mention, the courses include beautiful scenery with shimmering lakes and palm trees on sloping greens.
Visit Disney Springs to find a place that offers anything you can imagine. This complex features almost 100 shops, 70 restaurants, and 19 attractions. Shop til you drop at stores like Anthropologie and bring the kids by DisneyStyle and The LEGO® Store where their imaginations will run wild. After a day of shopping, dig in at Planet Hollywood or Rainforest Café before picking up a sweet treat at Salt & Straw. Whatever you're looking for, Disney Springs has something for everyone.
O-Town West, a beautiful mixed-use facility, is coming soon to Orlando. This live, work, play community will feature lavish restaurants with outdoor dining experiences and over 80,000 sq. feet of commercial retail and dining space. Even better- Holiday Inn & Suites Orlando – International Dr S. is less than a five minute drive away.
The CityWalk at Universal Orlando includes over 20 restaurants and a number of attractions. Dine at Orlando favorites like Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., and The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar. Jam out at Hard Rock Live Orlando or test out your putting skills at Hollywood Drive-In Golf. Universal CityWalk Orlando is guaranteed fun for the whole family.
While you're in Orlando, don't miss a visit to the Alligator Capital of the World, Gatorland. Get up close and personal to alligators and crocodiles of all sizes, from babies to 14-foot long monsters. The themepark also features a free-flight aviary, a petting zoo, one-of-a-kind animal shows, the Screamin’ Gator Zip Line and the Stompin’ Gator Off-Road Adventure. This park is perfect for the thrill seeker and animal lover.
Another unique theme park Orlando has to offer is Old Town, with dining, attractions, and car shows featuring both exotic and vintage automobiles. Take a spin on the ferris wheel or carousel before grabbing a bite at Flippers Pizzeria or Shoney's Kitchen and Bar. Don't forget to check out the live music that ranges from groove to rock to oldies.
You won't want to miss the many events at nearby Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee. Catch an Orlando City B soccer game. Attend an auto auction as a buyer, seller, or spectator. Or, check out one of the many annual festivals, like Fiesta Mo Sa USA, the Orlando Tattoo Show, and Country Thunder.
For fun for the whole family, visit Fun Spot, a theme park located near Holiday Inn & Suites Orlando. Little ones will love the Carousel and Frog Hopper, while thrill seekers will scream for the Firecracker drop and the White Lightning roller coaster. Cool off at the Splash Pad before checking out the wild life at Gator Spot.