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New Experience - The Great Florida Road Trip rolls into ICON Park on International Drive

The latest addition at the entertainment destination ICON Park on I-Drive is The Great Florida Road Trip.


The Great Florida Road Trip rolls into ICON Park on International Drive

International Drive's ICON Park has officially opened it's brand new interactive experience The Great Florida Road Trip.


The new experience takes place on the entertainment complex’s 400-foot tall observation wheel, simply known as The Wheel, using a special camera which contains infrared technology, guests aim at postcards on the rooftops below and compete for points to win a prize.


“This new experience is inspired by the original features that put Florida on the map,” said Chris Jaskiewicz, ICON Park president and CEO. “The Great Florida Road Trip is the first interactive gaming experience that you can play on a 400-foot-high observation wheel. Weaving together new technology with nostalgia, this experience was designed for people of all ages to enjoy. Parents and grandparents will love the vintage appeal, and kids can put their gaming skills to the test.”


The 45 different post cards that guests will look for include iconic Florida attractions, including Silver Springs’ glass bottom boats, Florida Flamingoes, a Daytona car racing, the Everglades and many more.


“We’re excited to offer our visitors an additional and entertaining way of learning about everything that Florida has to offer. Travelers have been choosing Florida for decades and this immersive experience will further their understanding of the history, nostalgia and the many reasons why Florida is still the number one vacation destination,” Visit Florida’s president and CEO Dana Young said.


Find out more about the new attraction below!


The Great Florida Road Trip rolls into ICON Park on International Drive

“The Great Florida Road Trip.” takes visitors on a nostalgic vacation through midcentury Florida – before the era of sprawling theme parks and resorts. Part game, part educational opportunity, this experience puts the spotlight on Florida’s legacy as an entertainment and tourist destination.


Guests will be taken on a journey that highlights the historic locations that have beckoned visitors for decades.


Each participant will receive a camera like device to photograph destinations and earn points while raking a ride around The Wheel. A “winner” from each capsule will receive a $5 gift card to be used in the “In the Game Arcade” inside the wheelhouse.


To celebrate this new addition to ICON Park, save 27% off the price of VIP Tickets to this new experience.


$34.99 $24.99 Per Person BUY NOW!


The ticket includes a spin on The Wheel, The Great Florida Road Trip camera game, a souvenir photo, and additional F&B discounts.


Check out the highlights of this new attraction at ICON Park!


Meet the Flamingoes

Meet the Flamingoes – Freddy, his wife Faye, and their two charming chicklets Francine and Felix. Join this feathered family as they pile into the old station wagon for a rollicking road trip to Florida’s classic attractions and destinations.


The Great Florida Road Trip at ICON Park Orlando

Capture Moments with Your Photomatic Camera

Rolling down the road aboard The Wheel, you’ll help these long-legged motorists make memories by capturing pictures of stops along the way for their scrapbook with your very own Photomatic Camera.


The Great Florida Road Trip at ICON Park Orlando

Snap The Most Photos & Win

Keep your eyes peeled for cartoonish post card-style depictions of beloved destinations like The Everglades, St. Augustine, Daytona Beach, and more! In this whimsical gamified travelogue through Old Florida, whoever snaps the most photos will receive an exciting prize to make their own Florida vacation extra special.


The Great Florida Road Trip at ICON Park Orlando

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