Spend the Day at Icon Park
While the major theme parks are often the big plan for a vacation to Central Florida, there are actually a lot of other fun locations for the whole family to enjoy. Whether for a few hours or for a whole day out, ICON Park on International Drive in Orlando is an incredible experience without as many long lines. As you plan your vacation, book a vacation villa at FantasyWorld Resort, one of the great kid friendly resorts in Kissimmee FL and make sure to check out ICON Park.
ICON Park is a 20-acre, open-air, entertainment destination where the whole family can ride, dine, drink and explore. Plus, entrance and parking are free! ICON Park offers an array of rides and attractions, including The Wheel, the hugely popular and jaw-dropping observation wheel that stands 400 feet in the air. This ticketed ride takes about 20 minutes and serves up amazing views and experiences. Other attractions that are considered must-sees are SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium, Madame Tussauds Orlando, the Museum of Illusions, and In The Game. Little ones will enjoy a ride on the toddler-sized Pearl Express train, while older kids and grown-ups can brave the 7D Motion Theater, and Max Action Arena, an entertainment center with virtual reality technology and adventure rooms. There’s also the Orlando Starflyer, a 450-foot-tall swing ride, and the Orlando Slingshot, the tallest slingshot ride in the world, standing at 300 feet tall.
ICON Park is much more than just attractions. There’s also an amazing array of restaurants, bars, as well as boutique shops. No matter your tastes, you’ll find plenty of food to enjoy thanks to a diverse mix of restaurants for lunch, dinner and late-night bites. The Wheelhouse is home to a food hall offering authentically prepared and internationally inspired foods like pizza and pasta, freshly made sandwiches and burgers, tacos, and sweet treats. You’ll find plenty of quick stops, such as Shake Shack, iCafe de Paris, and Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream. There are also a wealth of full-service restaurants including Yard House, Tapa Toro Spanish Restaurant, Uncle Julio’s Mexican from Scratch, Sloppy Joe’s (A Key West Tradition), Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips, Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, Sugar Factory, and Buffalo Wild Wings.
You’ll also find entertainment hot spots such as Tin Roof and Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Orlando, which serve up food, drink and live entertainment. Throughout the park, you’ll find a unique collection of shopping and dining kiosks along ICON Park’s brick promenade.
You can easily spend a whole day at this family friendly experience, so be sure to include it in your travel plans. Best of all, when you stay at FantasyWorld Resort, one of the best kid friendly resorts in Kissimmee FL you’ll never be at a loss for fun things to do, day and night. Make your reservations today!Tags: Kissimmee timeshare rentals, Kissimmee vacation, Orlando Vacation Packages, Resort Tips