Kissimmee

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This exciting city in Central Florida is known for its world famous theme parks, beautiful nature, outdoor adventures and classic car shows.

Stay in Kissimmee and there’ll never be a dull moment. Get out there and enjoy its amusements, nature trails, museums, swamp tours and outdoor sports activities. This lakeside city’s proximity to Orlando’s biggest theme parks and its budget-friendly hotel accommodation make it a popular holiday destination with tourists from around the world.

Theme parks are not the only adventures available in Orlando. Surrounded by swamps, famous for their alligator population, take the chance to explore the wilderness on Kissimmee's backdoor. Hike a nature trail near Lake Tohopekaliga and spot the local wildlife. Take a ride through the countryside 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 holiday destination.

Theme parks are not the only places for adventure in Orlando. Get out and explore the wilderness on Kissimmee's backdoor. Hike the nature trail near Lake Tohopekaliga and spot local wildlife, or hop on an ATV for a ride through the countryside. Go deep under the waves on a scuba diving trip off the Florida coast or, if you’d rather stay near the surface, kayak around one of the area’s many lakes. Travel to the far reaches of the Florida Everglades by taking an airboat tour or take a hide on a hovercraft.

Historic Kissimmee city centre 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.

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 £73 per night from 23 Oct to 23 Oct
This family-friendly Kissimmee hotel is located on the Strip, within 1 mi (2 km) of Museum of Military History and Lake Cecile. Old Town is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) ...
4.1/5Very Good! (4,616 reviews)
"Everyone was friendly and just enjoying our stay there, what was unique about the property was all the stuff the kids could do ! Playgrounds, swings , play houses the game room… I didn’t like how the vending machine was out of order the whole time we were there and also I didn’t like how in the room ..."

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2021

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 £138 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
Located in the suburbs, this family-friendly resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Lake Davenport, Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, and Disney's Winter Summerland ...
4.3/5Excellent! (1,821 reviews)
"The resort was perfect"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2021

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 £79 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
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®. Orlando Vineland ...
4.3/5Excellent! (3,451 reviews)
"Mystic Dunes is my favorite place to stay it always feels like home"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2021

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 £71 per night from 28 Sep to 28 Sep
Situated in Kissimmee, this eco-friendly aparthotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Museum of Military History and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Old Town. Lake Buena Vista Factory ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (2,477 reviews)
"Somos una familia de 4 y tuvimos un cuarto de 2 Rec 2 Baños fue maravilloso seguro regresamos de nuevo"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2021

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 entertainment district, within a 15-minute walk of Museum of Military History and Lake Cecile. Old ...
4.2/5Very Good! (3,961 reviews)
"It was absolutely amazing!! All the activities were so much fun for our kids, and the pool was beautiful. Wish it didn’t thunder and lightning while we were there, or we would of been in the pool all day. The bartender was also great, very friendly and drinks were great! We will be coming back!"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2021

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 ...
4.4/5Excellent! (234 reviews)
"The cottages make you feel like a home away from home"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2021

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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