Kissimmee, Florida is the ultimate family holiday destination. With 45,000 accommodation options, including 22,000 villas throughout the destination, it’s a favorite for Irish families visiting the sunshine state. In our latest blog post, we’re taking you through our favorite things to do in Kissimmee and the surrounding areas. So whether you’re a theme park fanatic family, a lover of the outdoors, or a shopping fan, Kissimmee has something for you. This is our ultimate guide on things to do in Kissimmee, Florida!
Just minutes away from your Kissimmee accommodation, you can be in the heart of the magic at Walt Disney World. Experience six wonderful theme parks including Magic Kingdom Park, Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Epcot, and two thrilling water parks, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon and Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park. Disney Springs is also a must visit when staying in Kissimmee and here you can enjoy lots of dining options, shops and more!
Another favorite with our clients is the thrilling theme parks of Universal Orlando Resort. Visit Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Orlando’s newest water theme park, Universal’s Volcano Bay. Universal park favorites include The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and The Incredible Hulk Roller Coaster. Universal CityWalk is also a must visit, and like Disney Springs, it is home to an abundance of dining and nightlife options, as well as some fantastic shopping.
If even more roller-coasters are on your holiday agenda, you must check out SeaWorld Parks & Resorts Orlando. SeaWorld Orlando is home to some fantastic roller-coasters including Manta, Mako, Kracken and more! If you love water parks, Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark Orlando is a fantastic park for families.
Kissimmee is home to some amazing outdoor activities that the whole family can enjoy. With its unique location at the headwaters of the Everglades, Kissimmee offers fantastic kayaking, zip-lining and air boat adventures, as well as the opportunity to go horseback riding, and enjoy unique animal encounters. If you’re visiting on a special occasion, we also really recommend you take a ride on a hot air balloon at sunrise. Up, up, and away!
With its central location, Kissimmee is just a short drive away from some of Florida’s best attractions including LEGOLAND Florida Resort, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Kissimmee is a short drive from the amazing beaches of St. Pete/Clearwater, so why not pack up the car and hit the road for a day by the sea!
If you’re visiting Kissimmee on your next Florida holiday, you must add shopping to your holiday bucket list! Kissimmee is home to a fantastic assortment of retail possibilities throughout the downtown area of Kissimmee and Celebration. Nearby, you can also explore outlets which have everything from Michael Kors to Nike on hand, and all at amazing prices!
Kissimmee offers accommodation options to suit all types of holiday makers. From affordable hotels, to five star resorts, condos to private villas, we have the accommodation for you that best suits your family. Being the vacation home capital of the world, Kissimmee accommodations are also really affordable and great value for money. We do recommend taking car hire when staying in Kissimmee, as it is the easiest way to get between all of the amazing attractions.
If we have inspired you to visit the fantastic destination of Kissimmee and you would like more information on your Kissimmee holiday, you can reach our team of award-winning travel experts on 01-8173562 or via the contact form below. The time to make memories together, is now!
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