Kissimmee is located in the heart of Florida and is a great place to visit. Kissimmee is surrounded by lakes some as small as four hundred acres and others as large as forty four hundred acres. Kissimmee is a historical town in Florida. Kissimmee still has the old town charm and is a great place for a family holiday.
You can fly into Kissimmee or drive in or you can reach Kissimmee by bus or train. Kissimmee is just fifteen miles from Orlando and is easily reachable. There is plenty for you and the family to do on a visit to Kissimmee.
Children can learn a lot about nature when you bring them to Kissimmee. Nature conservancy and Walt Disney have preserved the natural woodland and swamp areas. There is also a petting farm in Kissimmee where children can see animals living on a farm and can get close enough to pet them. There are some lovely old houses and buildings in Kissimmee that have been preserved and are worth a tour.
American history and the history of the South can be learnt from visiting these buildings. A hot air balloon ride will take you up and across some pristine countryside and lakes. You and the family can also explore the forest from the treetops. There are cables attached to the trees on which, you can glide in a harness and admire the beauty of the woodlands and the flora and fauna.
You will not find a better place for fresh water fishing than in the lakes surrounding Kissimmee. You can either bring your own rod and reel or you can hire them. Local fishing tackle stores will be willing to rent out fishing equipment and will guide you to the best fishing sports. You and the family can indulge in water sports on the lakes. Speedboats, water skiing, water scooters, and parasailing are just some of the activities that you can indulge in on the lakes that surround Kissimmee. If you are a golfer, you can tee off at the golf courses in Kissimmee.
For car buffs, there is a classic cars display centre where you can admire some of the finest cars that were ever built. Kissimmee is an ideal place to relax as you get away from the hustle and bustle of big town living. Here you can really experience southern hospitality. The cosy restaurants offer some superb southern cuisine. There are theme parks for children to enjoy and entertain themselves.
In the evenings, you can visit the bars, dance clubs, or go to the theater. There are plenty of entertainment spots in Kissimmee and you can spend an evening listening to country music and dancing to southern music.
You can put on those pointed boots, don a ten-gallon hat, and try your skills at rodeo. If you don’t want to, you can see a great rodeo, and enjoy the barbeque and spend time square dancing. Kissimmee is a great place to get a taste of southern style living.