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Founded in 1883, Made in 1971

In Kissimmee, we make one thing: vacations. And we’ve been doing it for over 40 years. Sure, we’ve always been renowned for our hospitality and sunny weather, but the arrival of Disney in 1971 forever changed our destiny.

Since then, Kissimmee and surrounding Osceola County have evolved from a few roadside attractions into the Gateway to the Everglades®, world-famous theme parks, and so much more. And while our community might have changed dramatically, our focus hasn’t. Vacations. You might just say it’s what Kissimmee is made for.