Kissimmee Holidays with Budget Travel USA
Why Visit Kissimmee?
Kissimmee is the perfect place to start your Florida adventure. A tourist driven city, it’s full of fun and frivolous activities to be enjoyed by visitors, the closeness to all of the main amusement parks puts it right at the heart of the action for those who want to experience the thrills and magic of Orlando’s theme parks.
Welcome to Kissimmee
Kissimme is closely located to Orlando, Florida and is in an excellent position near to all of the major theme parks and a variety of other amazing attractions and shopping. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is a fun filled theme park providing amazing entertainment for people of all ages. With world class roller coasters, live shows and over 12,000 animals, a day at Busch Gardens is sure to leave everyone smiling. Thrill seekers will love Cobra’s Curse roller coaster as you drop, spin and stop suddenly after a 70 foot vertical lift within inches of the terrifying cobra. Get a dizzying view of the park at the top of North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower, Falcon’s Fury sees riders pivot 9- degrees in mid-air as they face downwards towards the ground for sudden drops and lifts – scary! There’s plenty to do for children as well, air grover is an exciting mini coaster within the Sesame Street Safari of fun. There are fun filled live shows to be enjoyed as well, A is for Africa is a fantastic musical performance which will allow you to laugh and learn with Elmo and friends! A day out at Busch Gardens is one to be remembered.
Busch Garden Tampa Bay
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is where rockets launch and dreams start at Florida’s very own gateway to space. Split up into different mission zones, you’ll learn about everything from the very dawn of space exploration right up to the current missions, you’ll see current launch sights and can get guided tours which educate you on the science behind space travel. Here you can see the Atlantis space shuttle which was flown for 30 years, you can also experience the feeling of an actual space shuttle launch as you strap yourself into a simulator and experience the eight and a half minute launch into space. There’s so many interesting things to be discovered at a visit to Kennedy Space Center.
Kennedy Space Center
If you want a totally different experience that’s unique to Florida then Gatorland is a must see attraction! Fun for all the family, get up close and personal with thousands of alligators and crocodiles, here you can take part in experiences such as trainer for the day where you learn more about the animals and are given the chance to touch and hold them. You’ll love the free-flight aviary where you can see birds of prey in flight, there’s also a petting zoo and gator shows to be enjoyed. If you can brave it, then don’t miss out on the Screamin’ Gator Zip Line. At a height of 1,200 feet you’ll fly through the air over the Alligator Breeding Marsh, not for the faint hearted!
Food and Nightlife
Kissimmee is home to an abundance of excellent restaurants serving cuisine from around the world, no matter what you’re craving you’ll find it in Kissimmee. A firm favourite is Savion’s Place which is making a name for itself for the recent appearance on TV, here you’ll get a traditional Haitian and Cajun style of cuisine amongst a laid back atmosphere. If you don’t know what you want then go for the jumbalaya, you won’t regret it!
There’s a wide selection of bars and nightclubs to take advantage of during your Kissimmee holiday. Why not spend a night dancing in Aero, the rooftop lounge takes advantage of Florida’s glorious weather as you take in the city skyline to the sounds of energetic electronic music. Drinks are wallet friendly and cozy cabanas and twinkling lights make for the perfect backdrop to boogy the night away.
Old Town Kissimmee at Night
If you’re in the mood for live music during your Kissimmee break, then head to House of Blues in Downtown Disney. Here you’ll find everything from metal to folk, rock to pop, country to blues and everything else in between. A great atmosphere and good selection of drinks will make for a night to remember at this groovy haunt.
Downtown Disney's House of Blues
Looking for lodging in Kissimmee? Don’t fret! There is always an accommodation that will fit you preference perfectly. If you want to stay in a resort there is the 4* Gaylord Palms Resort. This resort includes a water playground, waterpark perfect for families, an adult-only pool and an award-winning dining area. If rental homes are your preference, there are several of them that are very accessible. You could also stay in Orlando hotels as the city is only less than 40 minutes away.
Gaylord Palms Resort
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