Imagine a place where thrills are plenty, activities are many and there is an abundance of ways to explore nature and all that Florida has to offer. Imagine Kissimmee. Ideally located in Central Florida just moments from Orlando’s world-famous theme parks, Kissimmee offers exciting attractions, outdoor adventures, and shopping and dining experiences that will keep the whole family engaged and entertained no matter their age.
Planning your next family reunion in Kissimmee, FL gives you access to: World-Famous Attractions Walt Disney World Resort, SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove and Universal Orlando Resort are just minutes from Kissimmee, offering plenty of amusement with family-friendly rides, adrenaline pumping roller coasters, beloved characters and animal encounters.
Just a short drive away along convenient roadways, you will find even more excitement at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, LEGOLAND Florida and Busch Gardens.
Other Kissimmee-based attractions include the classic car cruise at Old Town, Fun Spot America’s pulsating rides for the thrill seekers in the family, indoor surfing at Fantasy Surf, or the chance to satiate your senses at Chocolate Kingdom: a factory adventure tour. Gatorland’s up-close encounters with Florida’s famous cold-blooded residents are among the unforgettable attractions that lay within Kissimmee’s reach.
Convenient, Spacious Accommodations: With more than 50,000 accommodations, there’s something to suit every family’s needs and budgets, from multi-bedroom hotel properties to spacious vacation home rentals. Most properties feature great pool areas, basketball and tennis courts, nature trails and many other amenities that will bring the whole family together.
Natural Attractions: Kissimmee’s carefully preserved natural environment and various outdoor attractions offer you and your family a chance to reconnect with nature. Take a zipline through the treetops at Forever Florida Ziplines & Adventures in the Wild and Zip Orlando or over alligators at Gatorland. Speed through the wetlands and depths of pristine lakes on an airboat tour with Boggy Creek Airboat Rides, Wild Florida or Spirit of the Swamp. Kissimmee also has a large number of lakes and is world renowned for its largemouth bass fishing. Fishing opportunities are available with a professional guide or from the docks at the Kissimmee Lakefront Park.
First-Class Entertainment: Concerts, sporting events, dinner shows, theatrical performances and live music are all offered in Kissimmee. The Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park (OHP) hosts a variety of entertainment acts from headliners and comedy shows to championship sports tournaments and equestrian events. Catch a game of baseball during spring training at nearby Osceola County Stadium, home of the Houston Astros or ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, home to the Atlanta Braves. For more excitement, enjoy a dinner show where you and your family can cheer for your favorite knight at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament or take in the speakeasy sounds and sights at Capone’s Dinner and Show.
Legendary Golf: Spend a day on the greens at courses designed by some of the game’s legends including Jack Nicklaus at Grand Cypress Golf Club, Johnny Miller at Harmony Golf Preserve, Tom Watson and Arnold Palmer at Reunion Resort and Greg Norman at ChampionsGate Golf Resort. Kissimmee has 397 holes of golf among more than a dozen courses.
Exceptional Shopping: Great deals on designer apparel, shoes and accessories, as well as one-of-a-kind antiques are available throughout the Kissimmee area. Kissimmee’s shopping, dining and entertainment center, The Loop and The Loop West, offer more than 400,000-square-feet of retail options in a pedestrian-friendly, open-air atmosphere. Outlet shopping is also available at Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores and Orlando Premium Outlets and more treasures can be discovered at boutiques along the downtown streets of Kissimmee, St. Cloud and Celebration. The Florida Mall and the Mall at Millenia, just minutes away, also offer a mix of familiar favorites and high-end shops.
History and Culture: Experience a taste of authentic Florida culture and history within the historic downtown districts of Kissimmee and St. Cloud, or take a stroll down the trendy, brick-lined streets of Celebration. A variety of local museums provide hands-on, educational fun. Pay your respects to Veterans at the Museum of Military History, or take a step back in time at Warbird Adventures and Air Museum. Also visit the Welcome Center and History Museum for a look at the area’s past.
Gather the whole family and enjoy a picnic at Kissimmee’s Lakefront Park. The area is full of amazing surprises and excitement around every corner, which is why families continue to choose Kissimmee as their reunion destination.
“We had a wonderful time in Florida and everyone loved the t-shirts. Thank you so much for your help.”- Carrie Roebuck
Families interested in adding more excitement and fun to their next family reunion should make Kissimmee their home base. Plus, when you book your reunion through Experience Kissimmee, you’ll receive bags for your registration packets and FREE, personalized T-shirts for your entire group! For more information, feel free to visit www.ReunionsinKissimmee.com or contact our family reunion specialist Jadeine Shives at JShives@ExperienceKissimmee.com.