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.

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 CA $75 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
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! (4,895 reviews)
"Esta es unas de las propiedades en la que se puede decir buena, bonita y barata. Excelente servicio y muy comodas las habitaciones. Volveria a hospedarme aqui definitivamente!"

Reviewed on Jan. 25, 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 CA $205 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
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! (2,114 reviews)
"This property was amazing! Loved the laid back atmosphere! Felt like a all inclusive resort without actually being one!!"

Reviewed on Jan. 26, 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 CA $138 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
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! (3,267 reviews)
"I liked that I was given a number that I could text when we needed something. That was helpful. All the employees we encountered were friendly and helpful. The free bike rental was great! We did that twice. The resort felt safe and it was easy to get to Disney. The bed was comfortable. I loved having ..."

Reviewed on Jan. 25, 2022

Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club by Diamond Resorts
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Polynesian Isles by Diamond Resorts
Polynesian Isles by Diamond Resorts
3 out of 5
3045 Polynesian Isle Blvd., Kissimmee, FL
The price is CA $138 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
Situated in Kissimmee, this eco-friendly aparthotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores, Old Town, and Fun Spot America. Lake Cecile and ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (2,657 reviews)
"The property has great location and the facilities are awesome. I will definitely stay here again."

Reviewed on Jan. 15, 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 ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (4,171 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 Jan. 22, 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! (298 reviews)
"We enjoyed our stay! Definitely will be back again."

Reviewed on Jan. 25, 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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