Kissimmee

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Visit an exciting city in Central Florida that’s known for its family attractions, natural surroundings, outdoor adventures and classic car shows.

Spend a few days in Kissimmee and enjoy its amusements, museums, swamp tours, nature trails and other outdoor activities. The lakeside city’s proximity to Orlando’s biggest theme parks and its budget-friendly hotel accommodation make it a popular vacation destination.

Theme parks are not the only places for adventure in Orlando. Get out and explore the wilderness on Kissimmee's backdoor. Go wildlife spotting on a nature trail near Lake Tohopekaliga. Jump on an ATV for a ride through the countryside or go deep under the waves on a scuba diving trip off the Florida coast. Kayak down one of the area’s many lakes, with the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes being the largest. Travel to the far reaches of the Florida Everglades by taking an airboat tour.

Historic downtown Kissimmee is a mix of shops, restaurants and attractions. Shop for collectables at Lanier's Historic Downtown Marketplace, a large antique mall. For lunch or dinner, head over to Dakin Avenue, home to some of the city's most popular restaurants and bars. At Lakefront Park, find the Monument of States, a 50-foot (15-meter) tower made from minerals, fossils and pieces of buildings from all over the United States. Come back to the park at dusk on the first Friday of every month for the outdoor cinema.

If you are interested in history, devote some time to Kissimmee's museums. Watch World War II planes being restored at the Kissimmee Air Museum and stroll through Pioneer Village to see authentic buildings from the late 19th century including a citrus packing house.

On the weekends, visit the old town for the classic car show. The big draw is the Saturday Nite Cruise where you can watch the parade of pre-1975 American cars and dance to live music. Old town’s other attractions are its themed dinner restaurants, shops and amusement rides including a roller coaster and bumper cars.

Kissimmee is approximately 23 miles (37 kilometers) south of Orlando. The city is less than a 30-minute drive from Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld Orlando.

Where to stay in Kissimmee

Magic Moment Resort and Kids Club
Magic Moment Resort and Kids Club
3 out of 5
5200 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, FL
The price is Rs3,953 per night from 27 Jan to 28 Jan
This family-friendly Kissimmee hotel is located on the Strip, within 2 mi (3 km) of Lake Cecile, Old Town and Fun Spot America. Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores ...
4/5 Very Good! (4,892 reviews)
"For the price of the room you get bang for your buck. Staff: The check in was quick and easy. The front desk was very informative of where to go. It was nice walking to our room and seeing a security guard. The hotel area plates has gates around it. Room: When we walked into our room it smelled very ..."

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2022

Magic Moment Resort and Kids Club
Margaritaville Resort Orlando
Margaritaville Resort Orlando
4 out of 5
8000 Fins Up Circle, Kissimmee, FL
The price is Rs11,213 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
Located in Kissimmee, this family-friendly resort is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Island H2O Live!, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (2,108 reviews)
"Third trip to margaritaville Orlando in less of a year Always great time in a excellent resort"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2022

Margaritaville Resort Orlando
Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club by Diamond Resorts
Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club by Diamond Resorts
3.5 out of 5
7600 Mystic Dunes Lane, Kissimmee, FL
The price is Rs8,091 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
Set in Kissimmee, this family-friendly hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, Disney's Hollywood Studios® and Epcot®. Disney Springs® ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (3,271 reviews)
"This resort was AMAZING for our short trip to Orlando. It was soooo clean and they upgraded us to a bigger one bedroom upon arrival. The resort is beautiful and super close to the Disney parks and other area attractions! We will definitely be returning."

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2022

Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club by Diamond Resorts
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Polynesian Isles by Diamond Resorts
Polynesian Isles by Diamond Resorts
3 out of 5
3045 Polynesian Isle Blvd., Kissimmee, FL
The price is Rs8,091 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb
Situated in Kissimmee, this eco-friendly aparthotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores, Old Town and Fun Spot America. Lake Cecile and ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (2,655 reviews)
"The property has great location and the facilities are awesome. I will definitely stay here again."

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2022

Polynesian Isles by Diamond Resorts
Fantasy World Resort
Fantasy World Resort
3.5 out of 5
5005 Kyngs Heath Rd, Kissimmee, FL
This family-friendly Kissimmee aparthotel is located in the suburbs, within 2 mi (3 km) of Lake Cecile, Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores and Capone's Dinner Show. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (4,168 reviews)
"Wonderful stay. Staff was amazing! Property and amenities were great. The condo could have been a little cleaner and some things were in disrepair. Overall great experience will come again."

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2022

Fantasy World Resort
Margaritaville Resort Orlando Cottages by Rentyl
Margaritaville Resort Orlando Cottages by Rentyl
4 out of 5
8000 Fins Up Circle, Kissimmee, FL
Located in Kissimmee, this family-friendly aparthotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Island H2O Live!, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (291 reviews)
"The cottage was so comfortable and beautiful . We will definitely stay here again!"

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2022

Margaritaville Resort Orlando Cottages by Rentyl
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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