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Make Mother’s Day Memorable

Short or tall, fantastic cook or takeout master, neat freak or clutter queen - every mother is different. No matter your mom's idiosyncrasies, Mother's Day is the time to show her love and appreciation.

To make it easier, we've crafted some memorable experiences that can be shared together. Just find the itinerary description that perfectly portrays your mom and take her out for an unforgettable day in Kissimmee.

Animal Lover

Morning - Gatorland

A man holding open an alligator mouth while smiling at the camera in Kissimmee, Florida.

Check out almost two thousand gators at Gatorland. Mom can get a bird's eye view of the reptiles by ziplining over the alligator breeding marsh. You'll also be able to see a free-flight aviary, petting zoo and one-of-a-kind animal shows.

Lunch - Crabby Bill's Take a load off at Crabby Bill's, a lively marina restaurant and bar serving fresh seafood. Grab an outside table for panoramic lakefront views to catch a glimpse of fish and wildlife native to Florida.

Afternoon - Horseback Trail Ride Mosey on over to Forever Florida for an hour-long horseback trail ride through unspoiled Florida. Guides personally match each individual rider's personality with the perfect stallion for an easy and enjoyable experience.

Indulger

Brunch - Villa de Flora Set in the grand dining room of a Mediterranean villa inside Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, Villa de Flora has been voted Critic's Choice for best brunch by the Orlando Sentinel. Be sure to check out the special Mother's Day menu.

Late Morning - Florida Orange World Impossible to miss, stop by Florida Orange World for some of the freshest Florida citrus, Florida-themed specialty gifts, and gourmet sweets and snacks. The citrus, such as Florida oranges, honeybells, ruby red grapefruit, and tangerines, is all locally sourced.

Afternoon - Tour Chocolate Kingdom

Two mannequins dressed in a strapless dress made of red, yellow, and brown M&M wrappers and in a long blue and yellow dress.

Learn how chocolate is made during Chocolate Kingdom's 45-minute interactive Factory Adventure Tour. You'll visit a Cacao Tree greenhouse, chocolate museum, mystic river of chocolate, and a micro batch bean-to-bar factory.

History Buff

Morning - Celebration Bike Tour

Two men and one woman wearing red jackets and smiling, while two stand over bikes outside on a sunny day.

Rent bicycles from Celebration Bike Rental and explore Celebration on two wheels. This 8- to 10-mile journey will take you along lakeside nature trails, quaint residential streets, and the brick-lined roads of downtown.

Late Morning - Wander Downtown Kissimmee Check out the local landmarks in downtown Kissimmee. We recommend the Osceola County Courthouse, which is the oldest courthouse in the state. And don't miss the Monument of States, a 40-foot-high monument built from stones furnished by tourists, governors, a prime minister, and a U.S. president.

Lunch - 3 Sisters Speakeasy Named for Ruth, Dodie, and Fannie, three siblings who ran a hidden bar during prohibition, 3 Sisters Speakeasy serves up a mix of menu items from tacos to sushi.

Afternoon - The Pioneer Village Learn how life was once lived at Osceola County Historical Society's Pioneer Village. Take in the collection of authentic structures which once stood in different areas throughout the county.

Shopaholic

Morning - Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets

Exterior of Orlando Premium Outlets with crowds of people walking through and Coach Factory store in front.

If your mom is the best bargain hunter around, stop by at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets for shopping at high-end factory stores. She'll save 25-to-65 percent on designer and name brand apparel, accessories and home decor.

Lunch - Disney Food Trucks Visit the Disney food trucks at Exposition Park in Disney Springs to satisfy a craving for gourmet street cuisine. These grab-and-go meals will make it easy for mom to shop until she drops.

Afternoon - Shop Disney Springs Shop Disney Springs for the perfect keepsake or on-trend essential. Mom can journey through a curated collection of shops-from well-known brands to Disney-centric boutiques.

Thrill-Seeker

Morning - Hot Air Balloon Ride and Breakfast Start the day soaring through the Kissimmee skies. Take a scenic ride in a hot air balloon with Thompson Aire for an entirely new view of Central Florida's nature, wildlife and world-famous attractions. After all that floating, enjoy a lavish breakfast buffet complete with an omelet station.

Afternoon - Fun Spot America

Two women driving a red Go Kart and laughing in Kissimmee, Florida.

If mom seeks thrills, Fun Spot delivers. From the world's tallest SkyCoaster at a whopping 300 feet to multi-level go-kart tracks, this theme park is sure to get mom's heart pumping.

Evening - Orlando Eye Take in a wide, unparalleled view of Central Florida's skyline and landscape from the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye. From 400-feet in the air, this 20-minute ride will top off a great day exhilarating adventures.

Now that you have plenty of ideas on how to treat mom, share a picture of your day together using #MyKissimmee.

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