When talking about Florida, there’s a lot that comes to mind. For example: world-class theme parks, incredible natural landscapes and multiple entertainment, tourism and business experiences. Icon Park, in Orlando, is a place that has gained prominence for its attractions and gastronomic offerings. We tell you everything you need to know about this site.

The Essentials About Icon Park

This is an outdoor entertainment complex for the whole family. It spans 20 acres in the Orlando Entertainment District. It is home to a great mix of restaurants, bars, and boutique shops. However, its most distinguished attributes are its attractions, which offer something for all tastes.

This place joins other Florida parks, located in Orlando, which make this city a highly popular tourist destination throughout the year. Likewise, Icon Park is in a prime location very central to the main towns of the state:

  • 231 miles from Miami (3 hours and 18 minutes drive).
  • 210 miles from Fort Lauderdale (3-hour drive).
  • 262 miles from Tallahassee (3 hours and 35 minutes drive).
  • 149 miles from Jacksonville (2 hours and 10 minutes drive).
  • 75 miles from Tampa (1 hour and 20 minute drive).

Icon Park Attractions

There are several activities that make this park a unique destination to visit. You can access the attractions with a ticket for each or with special passes for two or more. For example, admission to the Wheel and Madame Tussauds or the aquarium costs $44. For $75 you can visit all the attractions.

The Wheel

The Icon Park Wheel is a gigantic Ferris wheel that rises 40 stories above the ground. Without a doubt, it is the protagonist of the place. It offers the most spectacular view of Orlando and its surroundings. From its summit, at 121 meters high, you can see Universal Studios, Walt Disney World, several lakes and nature reserves, and even the John F. Kennedy Space Center.

The Wheel has closed capsules and a digital information system so you don’t miss anything in the heights.

Orlando Sea Life Aquarium

There you can see a wide variety of marine animals, such as: turtles, sharks and rays.

Madame Tussauds Orlando

In this world-famous wax museum you can see replicas of stars such as Zendaya, Jackie Chan and Anne Hathaway. Also famous people like E.T. and Superman, or historical figures like Abraham Lincoln.

In the Game Gaming Center

In the Game is a state-of-the-art arcade-style gaming center for the whole family. It features the 7D motion theater, where virtual reality shooting games are enjoyed. It’s an immersive experience thanks to its visual, sound, and motion attributes.

A food scene to explore in Icon Park

Icon Park

In addition to its many attractions, Icon Park brings together several restaurants to create a great gastronomic offer. Its international dining establishments include high-end cafes such as iCafe de Paris. There are also specialty restaurants such as the Spanish Tapa Toro or the Mexican Uncle Julio’s. In addition, the park offers options dedicated to traditional American cuisine such as Buffalo Wild Wings and Ole Red Orlando.

In general, some of these restaurants have moderately high prices (entrees between $25 and $60). Others are more affordable, such as the food stalls at The Wheelhouse Market Food Hall.

The park has about 40 restaurants with options for all times of the day, ideal for couples, families and groups.


One last activity that can be enjoyed in this place is shopping. The park has casual boutiques and kiosks to buy souvenirs, sunglasses, and treats.

In conclusion, this entertainment destination is one of the attributes that makes Orlando a highly touristic and attractive city for real estate investments; since, it receives visitors throughout the year. Don’t miss out on one of Florida’s most varied and dynamic experiences: Icon Park.


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