Why Florida Residents Should Visit Kissimmee

Whether you and your family just relocated to the sunshine state or you’ve called Florida home for a while
now, you know this place is very special. The possibilities are endless for things to do and places to explore
and Central Florida is in the heart of it all. Sunny Kissimmee is only about an hour drive to each coast, on
the doorstep of world-famous theme parks, and in the center of outdoor adventures.

Plus, did you know it’s the Vacation Home Capital of the World? You and the entire family can have all the
comforts of home with the amenities of resorts like private pools, themed rooms, home movie theaters,
and so much more. So, grab your sunglasses, pack an overnight bag, and head to Kissimmee to get the full
experience of living in the sunshine state.

Water Parks 

Take A Deep Dive Into Kissimmee's Best Water Parks, with seven water parks in the area, it’s no wonder Central Florida is a cool spot to be. You can slide down the thrilling water slides and soak up the sun while cruising down the lazy river all in one day.

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What Sets Kissimmee Apart

Kissimmee is in the center of everything from world-class dining and shopping to attractions and adventures
you’ve always wanted to try. And with more than 70,000 places to stay, the proximity to these experiences is
unmatched. Stay in an incredible resort with amenities to please or set up your
vacation home with everything you need.

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  • Outdoor Adventures and Activities
  • Dining
  • Attractions
  • Spas
  • Arts and Culture
  • Entertainment and Shows
  • Shopping
  • Event Venues
  • Golf
  • Theme and Amusement Parks

Misty Blue Acres Carriage Company

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Capone's Coal Fired Pizza opening soon in the Sunset Walk at the Margaritaville Resort in Kissimmee.

Capone's Coal Fired Pizza

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Guests can meet our sloths during a private tour

Amazing Animals Inc.

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The Celebrity Day Spa at Star Island Resort

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A curious tiger greets visitors for an up-close and personal experience at Central Florida Animal Reserve.

Central Florida Animal Reserve

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Spa Porch with Golf Course View

The Spa at Reunion Resort

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Being a local has its perks.

Discover fantastic deals and Florida resident offers.

Florida Residents Discount

Florida Residents Receive $20 Off, per Night!

Elite Vacation Homes

Valid: Until Dec 31, 2022

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Florida & Georgia Residents Save 15%

StayBridge Suites - Royale Parc Suites

Valid: Until Dec 31, 2023

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Kissimmee Swamp Tours Florida Residents

Kissimmee Swamp Tours

Valid: Until Sep 23, 2023

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Florida Residents Special - 25% Off

Wyndham Orlando Resort & Conference Center/Celebration

Valid: Until Dec 31, 2023

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Florida/Georgia Residents Offer

Delta Hotels by Marriott Orlando Celebration

Valid: Until Dec 31, 2022

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Florida Residents

Florida & Georgia Residents Save $50

Orlando Insider Vacations

Valid: Until Dec 31, 2023

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Free Florida Teacher Card to SeaWorld Orlando

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Valid: Until Sep 7, 2023

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Newly renovated hotel!

Florida Residents Rate

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Orlando - South Lake Buena Vista

Valid: Until Dec 22, 2023

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Hard Rock Cafe Exterior

Universal Orlando Annual Passholders receive 15% Off food and non-alcoholic beverages

Hard Rock Cafe Orlando

Valid: Until Dec 31, 2022

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Places to Stay

Legacy Grande Aerial Shot

Hotels & Resorts

From high end to high value, spa retreats to family reunion locations: Kissimmee has room for you.
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Vacation Home Rentals

It’s easy to find your home-away-from-home in Kissimmee, the Vacation Home Capital of the World®.
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RVs in the sunset

Campgrounds & RV Parks

Camping in Central Florida combines the best of Mother Nature and the greatest of outdoor adventures.
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There's Always Something New

Our three downtown areas—Kissimmee, St. Cloud, and Celebration—host special events throughout the year, as do all Central Florida theme parks. So check back often to see what’s been added to the calendar!

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