Things to do in Kissimmee

Apart from the magical, world-famous theme parks, there’s still lots of other things to do in Kissimmee. Be entertained by an airboat trip through the mysterious swampland or discover the wildlife in a fairytale-like forest. After long days of adventure, unwind in the evening at a dinner and show that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Whether you love the outdoors or prefer to splash in your own private pool, there’s plenty of Kissimmee things to do to keep everyone happy.


From classic, old-school amusement parks to zipping across the headwaters of the Everglades on an airboat ride, you can have everything from A to Z when it comes to local attractions in Kissimmee. Go ziplining high above the treetops, float above it all in a hot air balloon, and explore the wonders of natural Florida by kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddleboard. There are so many thrilling experiences, adventures, and things to do in Kissimmee, you may have to stay a day or two longer!


Located in the heart of Central Florida, Kissimmee features adrenaline-pumping activities and awe-inspiring attractions surrounded by the beauty of natural Florida. Just minutes from Orlando International Airport and less than an hour from Florida’s east and west coasts, this easy-to-access destination provides fun-filled days where you and your family can golf, ride go-karts and go up and up in a balloon ride!


No trip to Kissimmee is complete without a visit to the charming boutiques in the historic downtown area. For one-of-kind souvenirs and collectibles, there’s the eclectic boutiques and shops in Old Town, or the speciality stores found in the tree-lined avenues of Celebration. If designer and name brands are bargain prices are more your thing, then head to one of Orlando’s premium outlets on International Drive. For a lively shopping, dining, and entertainment experience, Universal CityWalk and Disney Springs feature an incredible collection of shops for everything from designer handbags and brand name clothing to must-have souvenirs.

Nightlife and entertainment

Discover the boutique restaurants, one-off shops, and lively nightlife of Kissimmee Main Street. See the best of small-town America, complete with a modern twist, at Celebration Town Center. And be sure to explore Old Town Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Pointe Orlando, and 360 Complex for unique eateries and eclectic attractions. With six entertainment districts to choose from—and so many things to do in Kissimmee—it will keep you entertained all day (and night) long!

Outdoor adventure

Paddleboard through the Headwaters of the Everglades. Feel the wind in your hair as you fly across the water in an airboat. Or catch your breath and take in the view above the palm trees via zipline. Kissimmee features an incredible assortment of outdoor experiences and family-friendly adventures.

Historic downtown Kissimmee

This quaint, All American town is more than the gateway to Disney. Its history has deep roots in the Florida cattle and citrus industries. Yet it’s now equally comfortable touting its shops, boutiques, dining, nightlife and more.

3. Kissimmee shows and dinner

A popular evening activity, enjoy a dinner and a show at one of the entertaining themed nights. There are lots of themes to choose from and can be found at Universal Orlando® Resort, Walt Disney World Resort or Kissimmee itself.
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4. Kissimee Air Museum

Away from the theme parks, take time out to visit the Museum of Military History or the Kissimmee Air Museum both will suit all lovers of history and those looking to discover more about the American heritage.
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