Located just 25 minutes from Orlando International Airport (MCO), Kissimmee is full of non-stop fun including the iconic walking district of Old Town which features shops, dining and a weekly classic car show and cruise which makes Kissimmee a destination for all ages and interests; from museums to championship golf to evening attractions the list is simply endless.
This unique part of Central Florida benefits from being within easy reach of Universal Orlando Resort©, and SeaWorld® Parks & Resorts™ Orlando and Walt Disney World® Resort. You could say that Kissimmee is Florida’s best kept secret. With a more down-to-earth feel and friendly locals offering a warm welcome, it’s a great spot to experience authentic Florida combined with the popular “bucket-list” attractions.
If you’re visiting Florida to experience it’s amazing theme parks, Kissimmee offers more than 70,000 accommodation options which are the perfect base from which to make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime trip. Spacious, luxurious and relaxing, they’re a far cry from the excitement Walt Disney World ® Resort and Universal Orlando Resort©- meaning you can unwind after a long day and feel refreshed and ready for action on the next day. Our range of Kissimmee villas are a great alternative to a hotel, offering privacy and home comforts during your holiday and many of the villas have their own private swimming pool. Some of the Kissimmee villas have a gated entry with resort-style amenities including large swimming pool, gym, sports courts and walking trails.
Spend an afternoon biking around the community of Celebration with fun shops to browse including a year-round Christmas shop. Head to Bok Tower Gardens, home to beautiful plants and a children’s garden, for a tranquil family day out. Disney Springs® at Walt Disney World® Resort is a great place to shop and eat after a day exploring theme parks and attractions.
Take a day out of your holiday schedule to discover the bountiful wildlife that calls the nearby lakes and nature reserves home; or an airboat tour on the headwaters of the Everglades. Florida’s wetland ecosystems are some of the most diverse in the world, with rare birds, alligators and species of orchids found nowhere else on earth. Book for 2022 and 2023 today!
The Holiday Home Capital of the World
Pack your bags and head to Kissimmee, the holiday home capital of the world. With homes that range from two to fourteen bedrooms, you will have plenty of space to stretch out and relax or play a good game of hide-and-go-seek. Holiday home amenities include a private pool, in-home movie theatre and an arcade to test your gaming abilities against your friends and family plus much more. These properties give you a one-of-a-kind experience in unique homes that offer privacy and plenty of space for families. With private pools, outdoor kitchens, themed bedrooms, and large living areas, these homes offer a relaxing getaway without ever leaving the property.
With so many villa choices we will guide you to the best for your group whether it’s championship golf courses designed by some of the greatest names in golf at the Encore at Reunion, the amazing carefree island lifestyle at Margaritaville Cottages or The Bear’s Den with million dollar exclusive homes; live like a celebrity. There is an abundance of choice of villas in Kissimmee with some of the best golf, attractions, shopping and dining on the doorstep. Choose a more quiet, secluded location or an all bells and whistles resort-style location.
The perfect balance of thrill and chill in Kissimmee, Florida
Shake hands with a very famous mouse, fly through the air on a broomstick, swing high above the streets with superheroes and play it cool with a host of penguins.
Kissimmee is located only 10 minutes away from Walt Disney World® Resort theme parks and 20 minutes away from Universal Orlando Resort©, putting you right in the middle of all the fun.
Get back to nature with a trip to the Wild Florida & Gator Park. Glide through the wetlands and discover Florida’s native wildlife on an Airboat. Experience the excitement of viewing exotic birds, turtles, and the Florida alligator in their own natural environment.
Relax, chill and enjoy spending quality time in the comfort of a private villa with your own swimming pool with family and friends.
Top Things to Do in Kissimmee
- Capture family memories at World- Famous Theme Parks
- Discover a thrilling dinner show
- Enjoy year-round water parks
- Experience high-speed roller coasters
- Explore Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
- Fly on a zip line
- Kayak through the headwaters of the Everglades
- Relax in tranquil pools
- Ride on an airboat
- Shop ‘til you drop
- Soar in a hot air balloon
Hotels and Resorts in Kissimmee
Kissimmee offers an array of brand-name hotels and resorts ideal if you are looking for comfort and convenience. With places to suit any budget and style, there are incredible accommodation options just minutes from the area’s popular theme parks. From luxury million dollar villas to exceptional five star resorts with an endless array of amenities; spoilt for choice is an understatement.
There is something to suit every taste and style close to the action and with easy access to local shopping and dining, along the lines of the Comfort Suites Maingate; a popular hotel in a superb location.
If you prefer something a bit more luxurious then Kissimmee is the perfect destination with Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center or Margaritaville Resort as brilliant options.
What's new in Kissimmee
Kissimmee 2022/2023 is guaranteed to provide adventure and excitement for all ages with the launch of spectacular new events, hotels, villas and theme park additions. From Peppa Pig© Theme Park to the 50th Anniversary Celebrations at Walt Disney World® Resort to SeaWorld® Parks & Resorts™ Orlando – Don’t miss SeaWorld’s latest coaster, Ice Breaker™, which features four airtime filled launches, both backwards and forwards, culminating in a reverse launch into the steepest beyond vertical drop in Florida.
There are plenty of new dining options too and with the rebirth of Universal Orlando Resort’s© Mardi Gras it’s time to party and celebrate in style.
With so many new events and attractions it’s imperative to plan your time during your visit to Kissimmee; you wouldn’t want to miss a thing!
Discover Florida's Natural Beauty
Sunny Kissimmee awaits with exhilarating outdoor adventures. There are memories to be made and fresh air to be had on the rolling greens, during airboat rides flying across the water, or perhaps on a zip line soaring through the trees.
Kissimmee is all about the outdoors, as the headwaters of the Everglades there is no end of outdoor pursuits to enjoy. Hike, bike, canoe, kayak and airboat your way through the Sunshine State on a scenic eco tour. Grab the reins and hit the trails on a horseback tour or why not tick off the “jump out of a plane” bucket list and get a bird’s eye view from above. The Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park will test the nerves completing the rope course high up in the trees or for something a bit more laid back spend an afternoon freshwater fishing.
As one of the places in the world famous for proposals there are plenty of iconic spots to get down on one knee and pop the question.
Unique Shopping & Dining
From brand-name outlet malls and stylish boutiques to delicious restaurants and lively entertainment districts, Kissimmee is sure to fulfil your appetite for new flavours and fashion. From renowned fast food restaurants to exquisite fine dining, outlet malls to expensive designer brands; Kissimmee has an abundance of places to dine and shop. Don’t miss out on some shopping and dining at the following:
- Celebration Town Center
- Disney Springs® at Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando
- Old Town Kissimmee
- Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
- Orlando Premium Outlets® – International Drive
- Orlando Premium Outlets® – Vineland Avenue.
- Pirates Dinner Adventure
- Promenade at Sunset Walk
- The Mall at Millenia
- Universal CityWalk© at Universal Orlando Resort©