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-sees. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes International Drive a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural landscape of International Drive

Travelers enjoy International Drive for its seaside and wildlife. Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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)

Transportation 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 center. 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 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 16,637 house rentals near International Drive. From 4,854 Houses to 3,616 Villas, find unique vacation rental 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 holiday trip or just for a weekend in International Drive. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Kissimmee: 38,403 vacation rentals
  • Davenport: 38,558 vacation rentals
  • Disney World: 41,227 vacation rentals
  • Windsor Hills Resort: 1,595 vacation rentals
  • Champions Gate: 5,633 vacation rentals

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

What are the main cities to discover in International Drive?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in International Drive:

  • Kissimmee: 38,403 rentals
  • Davenport: 38,558 rentals
  • Clermont: 29,193 rentals
  • Celebration: 40,052 rentals
  • Haines City: 29,312 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to International Drive?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in International Drive are:

  • Orlando International Airport (MCO): 14,958 home rentals
  • Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM): 41,796 home rentals
  • Executive Airport (ORL): 11,149 home rentals

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

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