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Explore Kissimmee: 7 Must-Do Activities!

By Amelia Frankland , Posted on 24 Feb, 2024 at 03:18 pm

Things to do in Kissimmee

Kissimmee is a beautiful city located in Florida, known for its amazing outdoor activities and attractions. It is the place where magic meets nature! Let’s dive into the top 7 things to do in Kissimmee Florida, ensuring your visit is packed with the best experiences this Sunshine State gem has to offer!

 

Kissimmee Lakefront Park

In the historic area of Kissimmee, there is a very beautiful and green lakefront park located. It is a very nice place for enjoying a picnic, walking, biking, strolling, and unwinding away from the crowds. There is free parking available everywhere, and it's very pleasant to just walk around the water’s edge. There's also a great little playground with a water splash area and an open space for the kids to run safely. It's not too crowded, with great bike paths and nice picnic areas, as well as restrooms and a small restaurant.

 

Museum of Military History

If you have an interest in exploring the United States' role in the war, then you must visit this museum. It educates the visitors about the American military history, Marines, navy, and Coast Guards. They have a little bit of everything, and it is set up as a timeline through military history. Their collection of American military relics includes meticulously detailed items including uniforms, pictures, tiny displays, and logistics, in addition to some rare signed pieces. They also have an amazing library that contains books from every military era. There are discounts for veterans, students, and seniors on ticket rates.

 

The Disney Wilderness Preserve

The Disney wilderness preserve is a perfect place if you are a nature lover and want to enjoy a peaceful hike in a place full of greenery. You can travel from Disney World to this incredible preserve in just 20 minutes. Discover the hundreds of wildlife species that are being protected in this preserve by going on an off-road buggy tour or hiking the three-mile nature trail. A picnic table, bench, and shade can be found along the lakeside route. It is nicely maintained and safe for people of all ages. In addition, they have good restrooms and staff. Listen to the birds singing and chirping. Watch the playful Sandhill cranes. Breathe in the fresh air, so much to connect with the simple beauty around you.

 

Silver Spurs Rodeo

Silver Spurs rodeo is an indoor arena situated in Kissimmee. It is one of the biggest indoor arenas in Florida. Experience the excitement of seven exhilarating rodeo events as cowboys showcase their skills: bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, tie-down roping, team roping, steer wrestling, and women's barrel racing. Particularly when they are roping calves and riding bulls, the cowboys are amazing to see. From the parking lots, trams operate. There is a carnival there as well, where you can visit the animals before the performance. To shop before the rodeo, there are plenty of local sellers. You can also enjoy delicious hot dogs, pretzels, and meal options at an affordable cost, in a nutshell, it is an excellent location for family outings where you may create the nicest and most enjoyable memories.

 

The Ice Factory of Central Florida

If you are a fan of ice skating, then this place is among the best things to do in Kissimmee. Situated in the central region of Florida, The Ice Factory is an NHL-caliber skating and hockey arena. Staffed with incredibly helpful and qualified coaches and experts. This place is good for both adults and children. The area is tidy, and well-kept, along with smooth ice. It also boasts a wide snack bar with soup, pizza, corn dogs, and decent selections of quick food bits. An ideal location to spend a few hours with the children.

 

Monuments of States

Monuments of states are one of the best Kissimmee Florida attractions. It is considered special because it is built from rocks of every state and 21 foreign countries. It represents the cohesion and solidarity of the United States. Originally intended to be a sculpture representing trip memories, it was turned into a memorial for World War II victims after Pearl Harbor. The monument is fairly large and attractive, and exploring the tower to find rocks from various states is a lot of fun. Extremely distinctive location with parks and cobblestone streets. This is a place where the troops are honored. Great restaurants, antique shops, lots of parking seats, homage walls, and there are many things that you may find fascinating.

 

Osceola Arts

It is a performing arts theatre located in Kissimmee Florida, where you can experience different works of art by Central Florida artists. In addition to live theater productions, there are art exhibits, music events, and a variety of adult and kid performing and visual arts workshops available. The employees are really kind, helpful, and amiable, and the actors are quite gifted.

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Amelia Frankland

Amelia has a great eye for photography. She has traveled to over 30 countries and has produced great videography and photos, along with penning them down with her writing skills. She has also worked with many top travel photographers.

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