Last Updated on June 27, 2024

Looking for the best things to do in Kissimmee, Florida? You’ve come to the right place! 

Located in the Southwest area of Orlando, Kissimmee is a great place for travelers with the city’s natural beauty and endless opportunities for adventure. 

Although often overshadowed by Orlando, Kissimmee holds its own as it offers a perfect blend of recreation, and excitement for all ages. 

I’ve stayed in Kissimmee a few times and I like that it’s not as busy as Orlando, yet it’s close enough to all of the best attractions in the area. 

Whether you’re seeking thrills at amusement parks, immersing yourself in local culture, or discovering hidden gems and family-friendly attractions, Kissimmee has something special in store for you. 

Let’s dive in! 

Best Things To Do In Kissimmee Florida

 

 

 

Explore Central Florida’s Natural Wonders  

boardwalk through Kissimmee Lakefront Park with lush green forests

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discover Kissimmee’s History And Culture 

 

 

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aerial beach view of Hollywood Beach

 

 

 

 

Experience Family-Friendly Theme Parks

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Old Town Kissimmee amusement park at night

 

 

visitors witnessing colorful fireworks display in Walt Disney Resort in Orlando

 

 

aerial view of Universal Studios Resort in Orlando

 

 

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people riding a roller coaster ride in Fun Spot America in Kissimmee

 

 

alligator in the swamp of Gatorland Orlando

 

 

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dolphin and a performer in SeaWorld Orlando

 

 

Outdoor Adventure & Tours

people in an airboat ride in Kissimmee FL

 

 

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panoramic view of Miami Beach including the roads, buildings and beach scene

 

 

yellow kayaks in the Everglades in Florida

 

 

Experience Kissimmee Culture & Events

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outdoor pool with toys in a family-friendly resort

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Located 13 minutes drive from Walt Disney World Resort, Magic Moment Resort and Kids Club features an outdoor pool, a playground, and family room options in Kissimmee.

This resort also serves a complimentary breakfast buffet including eggs, sausage, and pastries.

Kids will enjoy the pool and the playground.

 

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aerial view of the outdoor swimming pool and the property

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The Star Island Resort And Club is a Central Kissimmee resort that offers a full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and suites fully equipped with kitchens.

This family-friendly resort also features basketball and volleyball courts, and mini-golf facilities for recreational activities.

The location is quiet, perfect for those seeking peace and tranquility.

 

 

a couple relaxing in sun loungers in a luxury resort

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For the ultimate luxury resort experience, the Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate is your best choice.

This luxury resort features 5 different pool areas including a lazy river, a wave pool, and an outdoor family pool with a slide.

It also has a playground for kids, a fitness center, and courts for those who want to play basketball or tennis.

 

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beautiful sunset in Lake Toho in Kissimmee FL

 

 

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