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360 Degrees of Fun in the Sun

A new entertainment complex with a metro-chic theme has popped up in Orlando, Florida. The the new I-Drive 360, which boasts the 400-foot Orlando Eye observation wheel as its centerpiece, is also home to Madame Tussauds Orlando and SEA LIFE Orlando. I-Drive 360 nicely compliments Orlando's other legendary theme parks. Now, there is even more for your groups to experience in O-Town.

The Orlando Eye
If your travelers want to see Orlando in all its glory, the Orlando Eye is the perfect access point. This 400-foot tall observation wheel, at the heart of the I-Drive 360 entertainment complex, provides breathtaking Florida views. From the wheel, your groups will peer down on downtown Orlando, nearby theme parks, lakes and beautiful landscapes. On a clear day, they could even see Cape Canaveral, located on Florida's Space Coast.

Madame Tussauds Orlando
The world's most famous celebrity wax attraction has brought its immersive, interactive wax experience to Florida. At Madame Tussauds Orlando, group travelers could shake hands with the president, get on stage with their favorite pop stars and take the ultimate celebrity selfie.

SEA LIFE Orlando
Underwater adventures abound at SEA LIFE Orlando. Your travelers could come face-to-face with more than 5,000 creatures including colorful fish, seahorses, jellyfish, turtles and sharks in the attraction's immersive 360-degree ocean tunnel. At SEA LIFE Orlando, visitors embark on an interactive journey into the diversity of marine life while playing an active role in conservation efforts.

After a day of fun, your groups could relax in I-Drive 360's open air courtyard, while watching a stunning water show set to music and color-changing lights.

For more information in Orlando's I-Drive 360, click here.

Written by Lisa Stickler, staff writer for Groups Today magazine. 

Photo courtesy of The Orlando Eye.

 


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