Your Guide to Sustainable Travel in Kissimmee
Here are some of the top ways to make your visit eco-friendly.
Start by exploring parks and preserves that prioritize conservation, visiting eco-friendly attractions, enjoying sustainable cuisine, and staying at green hotel properties that are doing their part to minimize negative environmental impacts.
Check into eco-friendly accommodations.
Many Central Florida accommodations are committed to more sustainable operations and amenities. The Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center is Tripadvisor GreenLeaders Certified and has programs, including guest room recycling, to reduce water and carbon footprints.
Savor sustainable food and wine.
The Island Grove Wine Company at Formosa Gardens is a winery, public tasting room, and event venue that models environmental responsibility with its sustainable agriculture practices, including natural fertilizing and permaculture. See the onsite garden and honeybee observation hive.
Learn about conservation at famous attractions.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park not only cares for its onsite animals, but the conservation team also works to bring species back from the brink of extinction. Attractions like Rafiki's Planet Watch and Conservation Station educate visitors about the importance of conservation and suggest practical ways to help.
Celebrate nature at Wild Florida.
Beyond fun airboat tours and wildlife exploration, Wild Florida has also been doing their part to protect Central Florida through their Trees for Tours program and by partnering with Florida Fish and Wildlife to protect Florida’s waters.
Right next door to Kissimmee, Orlando International Airport (MCO) has a longstanding commitment to sustainability. Its Terminal C was designed for certification as one of the first LEED v4 airport campuses. You can also find environmentally friendly ways to get around, including public transportation.
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