Orlando theme parks are usually a parent’s first choice for kid entertainment but International Drive offers quite a bit of fun for the little ones. From celebrity encounters to marine life, space adventures and water resorts, here are the 8 top kid-friendly attractions on I-Drive.
Kids can experience their favorite star, athlete and musician at Madame Tussauds Orlando. This incredible attraction puts you face-to-face with Hollywood’s most famed faces including Taylor Swift, Bradley Cooper, Muhammed Ali and many more. Right now, Madame Tussauds invites families to join Justice League superheroes Wonder Woman, Superman and Batman to fight the evil Lex Luther in the new Justice League: A Call for Heroes.
Sea Life Orlando
For the budding marine biologist, head to Sea Life Orlando and take a deep dive into the Indian, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans where you’ll come across sharks, sea turtles, stingrays and more. A 360-degree underwater tunnel offers stunning views of these and many other marine creatures.
ZooTampa at Lowry Park Zoo
Kids love going to the zoo and when they come to ZooTampa at Lowry Park Zoo, they won’t believe their eyes. Home to a number of habitats featuring a collection of endangered and vulnerable species, ZooTampa focuses their engergies on conservation and rehabilitation of these animals. Families can enjoy everything from African penguins to komodo dragons, koalas and more.
Color outside of the lines at the Crayola Experience. This two-story attraction offers over 25 hands-on-one-of-a-kind-activities from creating masterpieces using melted wax to sculpting Model Magic creations and even playing on the Crayola-inspired playground.
CoCo Key Water Resort
Kids love staying in hotels and when you add a thrilling water park to the mix, you have the perfect getaway for the little ones. At CoCo Key Water Resort, families can enjoy a 54,000 canopy-covered and outdoor waterpark with 14 water slides, a kiddie pool, teen pool, interactive play area, dining options and an arcade.
Kennedy Space Center
Science lovers can get lost in outer space at Kennedy Space Center. Kids will get the chance to journey through space in the IMAX theater, experience what a launch feels like for an astronaut, celebrate the pioneers of NASA’s space program and even meet a real astronaut.
How would your kids like to go to a theme park filled with gators? If this sounds like the perfect way to spend a day with your kiddos, check out Gatorland. The 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve features thousands of alligators and crocodiles, a bird aviary, a petting zoo, nature trail and a thrilling zip line over all of the gators!
iFly Indoor Skydiving
Kids can feel the simulation of skydiving in the thrilling attraction iFly Indoor Skydiving. Using vertical wind tunnel technology, guests can soar, flip and twist within the wind tunnel and feel pure weightlessness.