To experience Kissimmee is to experience the best of Florida, right in the heart of the Sunshine State. Enjoy the undeniable charm of an exhilarating city on the doorstep of magical, world-renowned theme parks, near sprawling wetlands brimming with fascinating wildlife. Kissimmee serves up a soothing, sun-soaked stay before you set out for adrenaline-pumping adventures and days spent filling up on Florida fun.

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As the Vacation Home Capital of the World, Kissimmee offers plenty of places to stay near Orlando, the Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, and the headwaters of the Everglades. Book Central Florida packages for the best Kissimmee vacation rentals or hotels, from family holiday villas to luxury resorts and accommodation options to suit all styles.

KISSIMMEE TRAVEL GUIDE

Kissimmee Guide
DESTINATION FACTS

LANGUAGE

English

WHAT TO EAT

Dig into Kissimmee’s selection of celebrity chef-designed restaurants, fine dining, and both international and local fare. Relish authentic Florida flavours in the downtown district, dine in regal style at Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament, or sample fruit wines and cheese at Island Grove Company at Formosa Gardens. 

WHAT TO BRING BACK

Stylish must-haves from your shopping spree at The Florida Mall or The Mall at Millenia, amazing outlet finds from The Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores and entertaining souvenirs from the lively shops and boutiques of Universal CityWalk or Disney Springs.

FUN FACT

Move over, Texas! Florida was once also a hub for cowboys due to the importance of ranching across the state. The abundance of cattle herders even earned Kissimmee the nickname of Kowtown! You can experience the city’s cowboy culture at the annual Silver Spurs Rodeo in Osceola Heritage Park or  at the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo . 

IMPORTANT INFO

For more information on all necessary travel documents, visa, taxes and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.