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Vacation Home for the Holidays

in Kissimmee, Florida

‘Tis the season for getting into the spirit, eating until you’re stuffed, and enjoying time with the family. And what better way is there to relax than by taking a vacation? In the Vacation Home Capital of the World, the holidays can be a little easier for you — with all the details taken care of — and much more memorable for the rest of the family. Here’s why you should make a Kissimmee vacation home your home away from home this holiday season.

A Stress Less Holiday

Holiday stress — who needs that? When you arrive in Kissimmee, your vacation home will be fully decorated for your holidays (be it Christmas, Hanukkah, or just general winter wonder). More importantly, it'll be deep cleaned and ready for you to move in. Our vacation home partners are working tirelessly to ensure their properties are held to the highest cleaning standards. Take a minute to learn more about everything they’re doing to keep your holidays stress free and safe.

A family relaxes at their vacation home over the holidays

One of the best things about vacation homes is that they come in all shapes and sizes. Some of these luxury vacation homes can easily fit 12 people — with plenty of room for more! Vacation home rentals range anywhere from two-bedroom condos to 14-bedroom mega-mansions. So, no matter the size of your family, you can all dream your sugar plum dreams under one roof. 

There’s more than enough room here, complete with gourmet kitchens, indoor and outdoor dining areas, and living room seating. For the kids (and maybe some adults), there are themed rooms that transport you everywhere from magical schools to out-of-this-world galaxies. And for the whole family,  state-of-the-art home theaters are perfect for late-night pajama party hangouts complete with a movie marathon!

After a stress-free holiday getaway in one of these vacation homes, you’ll be wondering why you don’t do this every year.

A family opens presents at their vacation home
A family poses for a photo at Christmas in their vacation home

Closer to the Magic

When you stay in Kissimmee for the holidays, you’re so close to all the holiday happenings! Over at Magic Kingdom Park, “yule” have plenty of fun exploring the seasonal sights and sounds while enjoying outstanding festive food and drinks. Make sure to watch the all-new projection show at Cinderella Castle, and keep your eyes peeled for your favorite characters decked out in their holiday best. 

And that’s just the beginning! The EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays is returning for another season. There’s also the EPCOT, JOYFUL! show, which will have you dancing and singing sleighing songs all night. And at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, you can join Minnie Mouse to satisfy your Christmas cravings with a dining experience at Hollywood & Vine.

Main Street U.S.A. with Christmas decorations at night
Magic Kingdom Park (Photo: @jtr_media)
A lady poses in Disney Hollywood Studios
Disney's Hollywood Studios (Photo: @travelbypixiedust)

Elsewhere, there’s plenty of North Pole nonsense taking place at LEGOLAND Florida Resort, as well as chances to meet LEGO Santa and enjoy awesome fireworks. Universal Orlando Resort is also decked out in its seasonal best and full of unique seasonal attractions, including The Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular at Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s at Universal Studios Florida.  

After the excitement of the theme parks, Celebration Town Center is letting it snow! Yes, you read that correctly. Celebration is living up to its name this holiday season, complete with ice skating, Celebration Express Train rides, and, yes, surprise snowfalls every evening. 

You can learn more about Central Florida’s Jolliest Holiday Happenings here.

A giant wreath at Universal Studios Florida
Universal Studios Florida (Photo: @onthegoinmco)
Christmas characters wave at the camera at LEGOLAND Florida Resort
LEGOLAND Florida Resort

A Place to Spend Time Together

It’s fun to check out our world-famous theme parks and explore the natural beauty of Central Florida while you’re here. But sometimes you just want time to get cuddly and cozy as a family during the holidays. To play a game of air hockey with the brother you haven’t seen in a while or snuggle up with your kids while watching your favorite movies in your vacation home’s movie theater — fuzzy blankets included!

With a full-sized kitchen and a run to one of the nearby grocery stores, you can work together to create your ultimate holiday feast. Or, phone in a professional chef who’ll come cook for you and your family (now that’s a good present!). Whatever route you choose, a vacation home creates a wonderful atmosphere where you don’t have to worry about cleaning up the holiday decorations and can just spend time together.

A family hangs out and eats popcorn in a Kissimmee vacation home

Unique Holiday Shopping is Just Around the Corner

A trip to Kissimmee is a gift in itself, but if you want to add that special something to a stocking (or under the tree), you’ve come to the right place! You’ll find plenty of outlet shopping and unique holiday finds here. Whether you’re a brand-name or boutique shopper, Disney Springs, the Florida Mall, the Mall at Millenia, and tons of outlet options have gifts for everybody on your nice list. Best of all, many of these shopping destinations are just minutes from a variety of vacation homes so you’ll have plenty of options to choose from.

A reindeer with a wreath around its neck
Disney Springs (Photo: @introverteddisney)
A child plays at Disney Springs
Disney Springs (Photo: @livinglifemagically)

Start New Holiday Traditions, Right Here in Kissimmee

This holiday season, give everyone the gift of safely getting together with family and choose a vacation home rental when you travel. It’s that cozy feeling of home away from home, with the amenities and theme park closeness that everyone can enjoy.

Explore our vacation home rentals here, then start planning your dream holiday vacation to Kissimmee. And to keep up with all things Kissimmee, subscribe to our newsletter.

Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse perform at the Magic Kingdom near Kissimmee
Magic Kingdom Park (Photo: @disneywithmar)
A lady raises her hands underneath a Christmas Tree at Universal Studios
Universal Studios Florida (Photo: @vacationexploration)

Psst! There are even some special holiday deals available at Reunion Resort and Magic Village Resort. It’s okay, you don’t have to thank us — the thought of you relaxing in a hot tub with a holiday drink in hand makes us happy enough.

We’re looking forward to seeing you over the holidays!