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The Best Things to Do at ICON Park Orlando on International Drive

You gotta experience ICON Park on International Drive, from family fun to date night, to a night out with friends, there’s something for everyone!

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive

ICON Park is a 20-acre, open-air entertainment destination featuring lots of of fun adventures for the whole family.

Located in the heart of the Orlando Entertainment District on International Drive, ICON Park offers free admission, and free parking, with more than 50 amazing restaurants, funky bars, boutique shops, and can’t-miss attractions, all anchored by The Wheel, a jaw-dropping observation wheel that soars 400 feet – 40 stories – in the air.

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive

As well as The Wheel, ICON Park offers many amazing attractions including SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium, Madame Tussauds Orlando and Museum of Illusions Orlando.

ICON Park also offers a diverse mix of restaurants for lunch, dinner and late-night bites that satisfy a wide variety of flavors and cuisine. Find a unique collection of shopping and dining kiosks and explore each location as you stroll under the festoon lights along the brick promenade.

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive


ICON Park offers several world-class attractions including The Wheel, a jaw-dropping observation wheel that stands 400 feet tall, the famous Madame Tussauds Orlando wax museum, SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium, In The Game, 7D Motion Theater, Museum of Illusions, and the toddler-sized Pearl Express Train (for your little ones and even those just young at heart)!

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive

The Wheel

This stunning 400 foot tall Observation Wheel gives you a view of Orlando like no other, take in the sights of Orlando and all the attractions from the comfort of your capsule in a thrilling 18 minute ride.

The Wheel at ICON Park is equipped with 64,000 color-changing LEDs used for unique light shows, check it out after dark.

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive

The Great Florida Road Trip at The Wheel

The Great Florida Road Trip will take visitors on a nostalgic holiday through midcentury Florida. Part game, part educational opportunity, this experience will put 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.

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive

Madame Tussauds Orlando

This is the only place to get up-close and personal with the hottest celebrities and enjoy the glitz and glamour of Hollywood life. Dazzle your friends with the ultimate selfie as you strike a pose with Taylor Swift, kick a GOOOAL with Neymar, fly back through history to meet our greatest leaders, and save the world with Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. And you can join in the wax-tastic fun by making your own wax hand to take home!

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive

SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium

Come face-to-fin with thousands of fish, sharks, stingrays, sea turtles, and many more. Prepare for a world of glittering scales, humongous tentacles, and razor sharp teeth. Get ready to plunge deep into the oceans, explore our 360-degree ocean tunnel, meet our friendly rescue sea turtle, and touch exotic starfish and anemones. You can even jump behind the scenes and see all it takes to keep an aquarium running.

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive

Museum Of Illusions Orlando

Prepare to suspend disbelief as the reality-bending wizards are about to turn your world upside down (literally). With locations in over 20 countries around the world, the Museum of Illusions is internationally acclaimed for bringing optical magic to life through jaw-dropping, walkthrough exhibits that invite you to step outside the laws of nature.

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive

Max Action Arena

This is the place for high-intensity, engaging fun. The 8,000-square-foot entertainment center features a variety of experiences and a selection of beer and wine. Rain or Shine, there’s fun for everyone including Zero Latency Extreme Virtual Reality, Axe Throwing, Adventure Rooms, Escape Room and more!

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive

In The Game

Enjoy great attractions including a stunning Mirror Maze, 7D Motion Theater, breath-taking Virtual Reality experiences, great games, prizes, and more!

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive

Carousel on the Promenade

There is nothing more spectacular than the Carousel on the Promenade! It’s a 36-foot, hand-crafted masterpiece with detailed carvings and 30 figures of various animals, including horses, reindeer, rabbits, zebras, and more. The attraction also features two chariot benches, making it suitable for guests of all ages and accessible for people with disabilities.

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive

The Pearl Express Train

The Pearl Express Train tour allows you to take in all the sights, sounds, and smells of ICON Park. Fun for all ages, the train departs in front of The Wheelhouse throughout the day. Young children and those who remain young at heart will cherish this fun-filled, memorable experience.

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive


ICON Park offers a diverse mix of restaurants for lunch, dinner and late-night bites.

Mornings always seem a little bit brighter after a visit to iCafe de Paris, which serves up delicious French crepes and other sweet and savory breakfast fare.

Nightly flamenco shows at Tapa Toro will have your toes tapping while you enjoy authentic Spanish cuisine shared around a paella pit. Some of the best fajitas and margaritas in town can be found at Uncle Julio’s Mexican Restaurant. At Sloppy Joe’s Orlando, they are all about the tropical and relaxed vibe of the Florida Keys, and some awesome live music to bring it all together.

If American fare is more your speed, ICON Park has many familiar favorites such as Buffalo Wild Wings, Outback Steakhouse, and Carrabba’s Italian Grill. Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Orlando boasts some of the hottest country acts, although the real star of the show is their made-from-scratch fried chicken.

You can satisfy your sweet tooth with a stop at Shake Shack, or Sugar Factory.

Looking for the best place to bask in Happy Hour? Yard House boasts 140 taps of local, craft, and import draft beers and an array of handcrafted cocktails on their vast menu.

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive


ICON Park has a number of casual boutiques and kiosks who’s offerings range from stylish sunglasses to gift items.

The unique collection of shopping and dining options will delight you as you explore each location while strolling under the festoon lights along ICON Park’s brick promenade.

Shopping options include The Wheelhouse Gift Shop where you can take away memories from your ICON Park experience featuring exclusive Florida plush, unique apparel and souvenir items, plus kids and kids at heart can experience a unique world of wonder and stories by creating Build-A-Bear inspired toys.

For more information on ICON Park check out the official website.

ICON Park Orlando on International Drive

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