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-see attractions. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around International Drive

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

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of International Drive

Travellers enjoy International Drive for its seaside and wildlife. Whether you're an adventurous traveller 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport 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 centre. 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 near International Drive?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 17,666 holiday rentals near International Drive. From 5,690 Houses to 3,380 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near International Drive is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Kissimmee: 38,913 holiday rentals
  • Four Corners: 28,669 holiday rentals
  • Walt Disney World: 40,818 holiday rentals
  • Poinciana: 37,035 holiday rentals
  • Windsor Hills Resort: 1,685 holiday rentals

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

What are the main cities to discover in International Drive?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in International Drive with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Kissimmee: 38,913 holiday homes
  • Four Corners: 28,669 holiday homes
  • Poinciana: 37,035 holiday homes
  • Lake Buena Vista: 39,826 holiday homes
  • Celebration: 41,787 holiday homes

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to International Drive?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in International Drive are:

  • Orlando International Airport (MCO): 13,879 holiday houses
  • Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM): 42,967 holiday houses
  • Executive Airport (ORL): 10,525 holiday houses

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in International Drive. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Walt Disney World: 40,818 holiday rentals
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports: 33,025 holiday rentals
  • Universal Studios: 39,298 holiday rentals
  • Festival Bay Mall at International Drive: 39,989 holiday rentals
  • Mall at Millenia: 28,870 holiday 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 of holiday homes.

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