Located in central Florida, near Disney World and the city of Orlando, Kissimmee is a very popular tourist destination. The closest airport serving the city is Orlando International Airport, which is about a half-hour away from Kissimmee by car, and most hotels in Kissimmee are happy to arrange a shuttle or transfer service for their guests.
The attractions of Kissimmee are centered around the slow life, as the surrounding areas of Disney World and Orlando account for the frenetic pace of vacation activities. Head to Old Town Kissimmee
and step into days gone by. The area is usually where classic car shows are held, as well as old-school restaurants that harken back to the good old days, all framed by a picturesque Ferris wheel right in the center.
The natural beauty of Florida is mostly due to the fertile land and comfortable climate, which makes it possible for countless orange groves and other forests to thrive in this area. A simple walk around the parks and wetlands is a must-do for any visitor, and the perfect way to really get to experience the slow pace of life of Kissimmee as compared to the excitement of its neighboring cities.
Visitors with kids will especially want to look for hotels near Water Mania
, the water park that is sure to be a hit with kids of all ages.
For more information on hotels and landmarks in the different areas of Kissimmee, take a look at the interactive map on this page and start planning the perfect vacation.