Kissimmee

Kissimmee, Florida, USA

Kissimmee has something for every member of the family from theme parks for the kids and for the adults, bass fishing and the parks of course.

Kissimmee

Situated to the south of Orlando, Kissimmee is a popular choice for families looking to visit the main attractions the area has to offer. The Disney parks are around 25 mins drive away.

Orlando Sanford International Airport is less than 1 hours drive away, and Orlando International airport is just 30mins.

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Kissimmee Hotels (39)

The Best Western Premier Saratoga Resort Villas are perfect for an enjoyable holiday as they are close to the Disney Parks and the many attractions that can be found in the Kissimmee area....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

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Continental Plaza Hotel was formally Quality Inn Maingate West Hotel. It is a perfect complex for a magical holiday in Walt Disney. Business users and pleasure users will find its location perfect....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

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This five-star resort combines luxury accommodation with a fantastic range of facilities. If you are looking for a perfect hotel near the theme parks this makes an ideal choice for couples and familie...

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

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This Boutique Hotel offers contemporary accommodation, a relaxing pool area and the ideal location for exploring Orlando's main attractions....

3 / 5 from 1 reviews

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The Maingate Lakeside Resort Hotel offers a large amount of rooms designed to offer guests an unforgettable stay. It's an ideal choice for families and couples....

2.5 / 5 from 2 reviews

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The hotel is ideal for families, offering comfortable and spacious accommodation close to the major attractions of the area....

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Luxurious villa-style accommodation situated on a quiet lakeside just a short drive from Walt Disney World....

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A comfortable family hotel in a great location for theme parks, which features an outdoor pool....

Caribe Cove Resort Photograph of Caribe Cove Resort
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Caribe Cove is a lovely resort offering great facilities and amenities like no other in this area....

Comfort Suites Maingate East Hotel Photograph of Comfort Suites Maingate East Hotel
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The hotel is an ideal choice for families and couples looking for an unforgettable holiday....

Country Inn & Suites Calypso Cay Hotel Photograph of Country Inn & Suites Calypso Cay Hotel
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Country Inn & Suites Calypso Cay Hotel was established in 2000. It is a value hotel offering comfortable accommodation and a good choice of amenities....

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Due to it's convenient location and warm atmosphere, the Cypress Palms Resort Hotel is a popular choice for a family holiday....

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The Days Inn Kissimmee offers a good standard of accommodation combined with a relaxing pool area which is the ideal place to take a dip in the pool after a hard days sightseeing!...

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The Days Inn Kissimmee West offers simple accommodation with an outdoor pool and well situated for easy access to the theme parks and attractions....

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The Days Inn and Suites Davenport Hotel is great for families as it is close to the parks but not right in the middle of all the action....

This is a great choice for those on a budget, the hotel offers a complimentary continental breakfast service, high-speed wireless internet access and local calls. There is also a heated outdoor pool a...

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Econo Lodge Polynesian Hotel offers comfort and relaxation and is suitable for families, couples, and business meetings....

This family-friendly hotel offers modern, spacious accommodation and excellent service and makes the perfect base for exploring Orlando and the nearby theme parks....

This friendly hotel offers everything you need to relax and enjoy on a busy trip to Orlando....

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This affordable, family resort combines comfortable accommodation with excellent service and a fantastic location close to all the parks and shopping malls....

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With its tourist location and proximity to the Disney parks combined with comfortable accommodation, this hotel is ideal for those looking to be in a central position from which to explore the local s...

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The Knights Inn Orlando Maingate provides a comfortable base for those who want to be close to the major attractions of Orlando. ...

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With its convenient location close to Disney and offering comfortable accommodation and excellent service, this hotel makes a good base for exploring Orlando and the surrounding areas....

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With its good location, comfortable accommodation and warm hospitality, this hotel is ideal for those looking for a family orientated base from which to explore the parks and surrounding areas....

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The Maingate Resort and Spa offers an affordable accommodation choice which is situated close to the Theme Parks, Shopping Malls and many restaurants....

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The Motel 6 Kissimmee Main Gate East offers simple yet comfortable accommodation, with easy access to many of the amusement parks, shopping opportunities and restaurant areas. ...

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The Oak Plantation Resort is a perfect choice for a laid-back Florida break, close to a range of attractions. ...

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The Palms Hotel and Villas offers the ultimate in convenience, the comfort of home and great value....

Popular with families, this hotel offers a good standard of accommodation and amenities as well as being only 1.6km from DisneyWorld. Perfect as a base for accessing all the parks....

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Ramada at Kissimmee Downtown is a family friendly complex in a great location offering comfortable accommodation and good facilities....

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This vast luxury resort combines the utmost in personal service, an abundance of onsite facilities and magnificently furnished accommodation making it a unique holiday experience for families and coup...

Rodeway Inn Kissimmee Hotel Photograph of Rodeway Inn Kissimmee Hotel
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This makes an ideal choice for those on a budget, the hotel offers complimentary continental breakfast, local calls and internet access. On-site amenities include an outdoor swimming pool and laundry ...

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Roomba Inn & Suites is perfect for a family holiday in affordable accommodation. The complex is family friendly with Florida's attractions nearby....

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With its comfortable accommodation combined with excellent service and a good range of facilities, this hotel makes the perfect base for exploring Orlando and the theme parks....

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This villa complex is surrounded by a man made lagoon and in a lovely setting with the added advantage of easy access to the main theme parks, making this a great retreat to spend time at after a days...

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Lovely houses with that home from home feeling and easy access to all the great attractions in the area....

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Popular due to its locality to Disney World, this family orientated hotel offers comfortable accommodation and makes a good base for exploring the parks....

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Basic and comfortable accommodation offering excellent service and a location close to DisneyWorld; ideal for the budget traveller or for those looking for simple facilities....

Westgate Inn Kissimmee Photograph of Westgate Inn Kissimmee
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Comfortable and well positioned hotel offering basic facilities with a swimming pool area; ideal as a base for exploring Orlando and the parks....

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Kissimmee Reviews

Mr J Mcdade, Kilmarnock

Holiday Date:26th Jun 2017
Accommodation:Holiday Inn Orlando SW Celebration Area
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Room Only
(3 suns)

Stayed across from Old town and fun spot, which was good. A few restaurants in the area although quite far from International Drive's Iride busses. Had to get Uber everywhere. Far away from Universal, SeaWorld and shopping malls. Hotel provided transport to Disney parks for free although shuttle times not great, only running once in morning and once at night, still had to use Uber.

Mr D Melville, Dalkeith

Holiday Date:10th May 2017
Accommodation:Cane Island Apartments
Room:2 Bedroom Apt
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

Really close to Disney approx 10 minute drive away, in a perfect location for the I4 interstate which means you can either go to the beach on the east coast at Daytona or go west to Tampa or Sarasota for the day. Numerous restaurants within a 2-5 minute drive ranging from American food, to Mexican to Chinese, all on your doorstep.

Mr C Robilliard, Truro

Holiday Date:23rd Mar 2017
Accommodation:Celebration Suites At Old Town
Room:1 Bedroom Suite
Board:Room Only
(3 suns)

Big highway, lots of strip development, shopping, hotels and restaurants abound but it isn't pretty.

Mr M Andrews , Holloway

Holiday Date:16th Mar 2017
Accommodation:Ramada Gateway Kissimmee Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Room Only
(5 suns)

Lots of places to visit including restaurants and shops.

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Beaches

There is no beach in Kissimmee but if you are prepared to travel, you will come across some fantastic beaches. Cocoa Beach is over an hours drive away but it is beautiful and certainly worth the trip.

Things to Do

A must do while staying in Kissimmee is a trip through the Everglades on an airboat to get a taste of the real Florida. There are various tours available and you can look forward to seeing a whole host of beautiful birds, wild creatures, snakes and of course, alligators. Zipping through the swamp is an unforgettable experience for all the family.

If you would rather see alligators in a more controlled environment then take a trip to Gatorland. Not only will you see alligators but you will also see crocodiles, snakes and various different birds. You can view the animals from a 2000 foot boardwalk, visit the alligator nurseries and rearing ponds and enjoy the view from the 3 storey observation tower. There are also various shows, alligator wrestling, a petting zoo, gator gully splash park where you will get wet and Screamin Gator zipline, so for all this and more it has to be a trip to Gatorland.

The Old Town is a hive of activity with bars, restaurants, shops and various attractions for all the family. There are several thrill rides here too and weekly car shows so there is never a dull moment.

Fun Spot America is another family entertainment area with roller coasters, thrill rides, go karts and gentler versions for little ones. There is also an indoor arcade and snack bar for those in need of re energising.

There are many golf courses in the area and of course, crazy golf too which is always a family favourite. There are also helicopter rides and segway tours but if you prefer to chill you can visit one of the many park and lake areas.

Out and About

With so much going on in Kissimmee, it is a good idea to combine a trip to the theatre with dinner. There are several dinner shows available, such as Medieval Times where you will get to see some jousting while eating a meal which is fit for king. There is also Capones and Pirate's Dinner Adventure too which are both great fun for all and something a little different.

There are lots and lots of restaurants dotted around Kissimmee, many of which offer American cuisine but you will find a variety of other foods such as Chinese, Indian, Italian and Mexican, definitely something to suit every taste and pocket. There are plenty of bars and clubs around so if you have the energy after a day seeing the sights, you will find somewhere to relax and unwind.

There is a whole range of different shops available in Kissimmee, from souvenir shops to sports shops and flea markets, whatever you are looking for, I'm sure you will find it here. There are also over 40 high street shops in The Loop entertainment area along with a cinema and several restaurants.

Nearby Attractions

The Universal Theme Parks which are approx 18km from Kissimmee provide plenty of thrills and excitement for all the family. Islands of Adventure offers thrill rides, shows and rides for younger members of the family too. Universal Studios is movie based with lots of rides, 3D shows and plenty of other entertainment. Universal also has it's own entertainment area called Citywalk which is full of restaurants, clubs and entertainment venues.

Seaworld is also close by and as well as the many animal exhibits, there are many rides for all the family and plenty of shows and other attractions.

Approx 19km away, you will find Disney World and with 4 theme parks, 2 waterparks, dining, shopping and entertainment areas, you will have no problem finding something to do. There is so much going on in Disney that it is worth setting aside some time to explore it.

Florida's Legoland is the largest Legoland park in the world and is approx 55km away. There are restaurants, shops and over 50 rides, shows and attractions. There is also a botanical gardens and a waterpark too.

NASA's launch headquarters, Kennedy Space Centre is just over an hour away and gives you the opportunity to tour launch areas, see giant rockets, train in spaceflight simulators, meet a veteran astronaut and if you are lucky enough, view a launch.

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