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Visiting Kissimmee

What’s in a name? If it’s Kissimmee’s lovely moniker, then loads of famous fun: Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are all within a 30-minute drive. Besides offering a wide range of hotels and condos for those visiting Florida’s biggest attractions, Kissimmee boasts fun things to do in its own right, and plenty of restaurants to satisfy any family (or foodie).

Want a taste of pre-thrill-ride Florida? Head to Kissimmee’s Old Town and its classic attractions or try some of Central Florida’s outdoor activities. And if it’s a pre-trip taste of fun you need, check out IgoUgo’s Kissimmee photos. Would a vacation by any other name be this sweet? We doubt it.... Read More
What’s in a name? If it’s Kissimmee’s lovely moniker, then loads of famous fun: Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are all within a 30-minute drive. Besides offering a wide range of hotels and condos for those visiting Florida’s biggest attractions, Kissimmee boasts fun things to do in its own right, and plenty of restaurants to satisfy any family (or foodie).

Want a taste of pre-thrill-ride Florida? Head to Kissimmee’s Old Town and its classic attractions or try some of Central Florida’s outdoor activities. And if it’s a pre-trip taste of fun you need, check out IgoUgo’s Kissimmee photos. Would a vacation by any other name be this sweet? We doubt it.    Close

Stories and Tips Kissimmee

Our Unhappy Visit

Written by braedagan on 23 Oct, 2005

We were not very satisfied with our visit to Orange Lake. Our main purpose for a trip to Orlando was to go to Universal, SeaWorld, and Disney for the first time. When I called to make the reservation, the first suggestion from the RCI guide…Read More


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Hot Air Balloon Ride

Written by johnstravels on 24 Mar, 2006

Even though my wife is somewhat afraid of heights, she agreed to go on a hot air balloon ride during our trip. I arranged a flight with a company called Blue Water Balloons via the Internet. The flight cost $175/person (research shows that this is…Read More


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Orange Lake Country Club -- The Pools

Written by zerbet on 29 Oct, 2003

The Pools: Orange Lake Country Club has expanded significantly since I first bought there in 1991 The Pools: Orange Lake Country Club has expanded significantly since I first bought there in 1991. At that time, West Village was the only section constructed.…Read More


Our First WDW Vacation in Kissimmee Florida

Written by RLBelcherJr on 12 Jul, 2002

At first my family and I were apprehensive about going to the Orlando area in July, especally 4 of July week. I read on the web at different sites how the crowds at Disney were really heavy, and the heat and humidity would be oppressive.…Read More


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Summer Bay as an alternate

Written by HVACGordon on 14 Feb, 2005

On this exchange, we had a one-bedroom unit on the second floor with a partial sunny exposure on the deck. The living room is large and has a sleep sofa, two large chairs, armoire with 27" TV, and VCR. The decor was in good condition…Read More


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Lake Toho

Written by wreckdiva on 15 Sep, 2006

Lake Toho was amazing. If you have the opportunity to fish this lake, I would have to recommend doing so. Big Toho Marina is excellent place to launch your boat and grab lunch. Make sure you buy the map of the lake. Fishing was awesome.…Read More


Attractions

Written by Josh&Jaimee on 07 Dec, 2005

We first went to Busch Gardens in Tampa. The drive took about an hour from Kissimmee. It had animals to see and some of the best roller coasters in North America. This was free with our Discovery Cove purchase. Discovery Cove is very expensive. The…Read More


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Traveling Around Kissimmee

Written by johnstravels on 25 Mar, 2006

Traveling to Orlando or Kissimmee does not necessarily mean you have to go to Disney World, or anything related to Disney. My goal was to find what other things there were to do in that area. My wife and I stayed in a resort called…Read More


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Florida Strawberry Festival

Written by johnstravels on 24 Mar, 2006

Our final destination was to visit Plant City, Florida, where the annual “Florida Strawberry Festival” is held. It lasts for about 10 days and is quite a big affair for the area. This is the prime growing season for strawberries. You may end up paying…Read More


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wildlife and gator boat ride

Written by johnstravels on 24 Mar, 2006

A planned adventure was a combination nature ride and gator airboat ride. It was $75.00 for the ½ hour nature ride and ½ hour boat ride. We took our nature ride first, a little bumpy but enjoyable. The boat ride was a little cold (in…Read More


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