Top Ten Things to do in Kissimmee Florida
1 – Fun Spot America Kissimmee – https://fun-spot.com/kissimmee/
Fun Spot America Kissimmee offers fun for all ages with such thrilling attractions as the SkyCoaster (at 300 feet, the tallest Skycoaster in the world), Mine Blower Coaster (the only wooden coaster in the state to go upside down), Vortex Go-Kart Track (featuring the world’s steepest banking curves at 32 degrees) Head Rush 360, Galaxy Spin and Hot Seat, among others.
2850 Florida Plaza Boulevard, Kissimmee, FL 34746 (407) 363-3867
5700 Fun Spot Way in Orlando, FL 32819
2 – Old Town – https://myoldtownusa.com
For “classic American fun,” nothing beats a visit to 18-acre Old Town Kissimmee, the re-creation of a classic Florida town in Kissimmee that features more than 70 eclectic specialty shops (including Skully’s Rock ‘N Roll Experience, Groovy Store and Tiki Jim’s) and popular eateries and bars like Frogger’s, El Borrego and Sun on the Beach. Other highlights of Old Town include plenty of family-friendly hotels (https://www.westgateresorts.com/blog/8-best-family-friendly-hotels-orlando-florida/), attractions and rides such as a massive Ferris Wheel, Happy Days Family Fun Center, Rootin & Tootin’s Shooting Gallery, The Great Magic Hall and Mortem Manor Haunted Attraction. Classic car lovers will not want to miss the weekly Saturday Nite Classic Cruise starting at 8:30 PM.
5770 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, FL 34746 (407) 396-4888
3 – Mighty Jungle Golf – http://www.mightyjunglegolf.com
Seeking a “new, wild and exotic experience” in Central Florida. Your next best bet is Kissimmee’s Mighty Jungle Golf, which consists of two renovated 18-hole miniature golf courses known as Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Plains of the Serengeti. Voted “Best Mini Golf” by the Orlando Weekly, Mighty Jungle Golf also offers a shaded picnic area on the premises.
7836 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, FL 34747 (407) 390-6453
4 – Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park – https://www.orlandotreetrek.com
The Orlando Tree Trek Adventure is an amazing outdoor aerial obstacle course for all skill levels located right here in Kissimmee! Highlights of the Orlando Tree Trek adventure course include hanging nets, suspended bridges, swinging logs, hanging skateboards, Tarzan ropes and, of course, a pair of thrilling 425- foot-long giant zip lines.
7625 Sinclair Road, Kissimmee, FL 34747 (407) 390-9999
5 – Lazy H Ranch – https://www.facebook.com/LazyHRanchFL/
Enjoy horseback riding trail rides across the Kissimmee Valley near the shores of scenic Lake Tohopekaliga (AKA Lake Toho) at Lazy H Ranch in Kissimmee. During the guided horseback rides, you also will hear fascinating tales of legendary Florida cowboys and cattlemen. Reservations are required and the minimum age requirement for horseback riding at Lazy H Ranch is 8 years old. Maximum weight limit is 225 lbs.
2120 Macy Island Road, Kissimmee, FL 34744 (407) 414-3113
6 – Marsh Landing Adventures / Orlando Airboat Tours – https://marsh-landing-adventures-orlando-airboat-tours.business.site
Orlando Airboat Tours in Kissimmee offers thrilling airboat tours aboard state-of-the-art, “stadium-seating” boats that provide unobstructed views of the spectacular wildlife scenery. Choose from one hour, 90 minute, two hour or four hour Wilderness Excursion Airboat Safaris into the headwaters of the Florida Everglades. Advance reservations are required for Orlando Airboat Tours.
2830 Neptune Road, Kissimmee, FL 34744 (407) 572-3561
7 – Machine Gun America – https://machinegunamericaorlando.com
The area’s “Most Thrilling Attraction” and “First and Only Automatic Adrenaline Attraction,” Machine Gun America in Kissimmee allows visitors to shoot fully automatic machine guns and “legendary firearms” under the instruction and supervision of NRA Certified Range Safety Instructors in a state-of-the-art facility. For some “big thrills” during your Kissimmee vacation getaway, nothing beats a trip to Machine Gun America!
5825 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, FL 34746 (407) 278-1800
8 – Shingle Creek Regional Park – Steffee Landing – https://www.osceola.org/agencies-departments/parks/parks-facilities/shingle-creek-steffee-landing.stml
Just off the busy tourist corridor of U.S. 192 in Kissimmee lies a beautiful natural wildlife sanctuary at the headwaters of the Florida Everglades where visitors can hike, bike, fish, picnic, and rent kayaks and canoes or arrange guided tours at The Paddling Center at Shingle Creek, as well as view the restored 1890 Shingle Creek Cabin and 1920 Caretaker House. Oh yeah, be on the lookout for the friendly white squirrel that calls Steffee Landing its home! If you’re into the great outdoors, Steffee Landing is one of the most enjoyable Florida day trips.
4266 W. Vine Street, Kissimmee, FL 34741 (407) 344-0881
9 – Kissimmee Lakefront Park – https://www.visitdavenportflorida.com/kissimmee-lakefront-park
A scenic waterfront park in Kissimmee nestled on the north shore of Lake Toho, Kissimmee Lakefront Park offers a multitude of outdoor recreational opportunities such as walking trails, fishing piers and viewing decks, shaded playground, splash area, Big Toho Marina, boat ramps and picnic pavilions. Kissimmee Lakefront Park is also known for its great birdwatching opportunities (it is listed on the Great Florida Birding Trail). Keep an eye out for Wood Storks, Fulvous Whistling-Ducks, Snail Kites, Limpkins, Boat-tailed Grackles, Snowy Egrets, Purple Martins, Bald Eagles, Ospreys and others.
201 Lakeview Drive, Kissimmee, FL 34741 (407) 518-2501
10 – Central Florida Animal Reserve – https://cflar.org
One of the largest repositories for tigers in the Sunshine State, the Central Florida Animal Reserve (CFAR) in neighboring St. Cloud is home to more than 20 tigers, lions, cougars and leopards. Operated entirely by volunteers, CFAR recently moved to its new home in East Osceola County near Forever Florida after being located for more than 20 years in Brevard County. CFAR’s mottos are: “Compassion. Conservation. Commitment.” Take a guided tour of this fascinating big cat and wildlife sanctuary, and learn all about these amazing creatures (be sure to call ahead to reserve a spot).
500 Broussard Road, St. Cloud, FL 34773 (321) 637-0110
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