Kissimmee is located 22 miles south of Orlando in Osceola County, Florida. This family-oriented town is home to over 70,000 residents and is known for its off-the-beaten-path adventures, endless sunshine and proximity to world-famous theme parks. Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld Orlando are just minutes away from Kissimmee. In addition to the theme parks, Kissimmee's lush landscapes create the perfect backdrop for outdoor adventures. Whether it’s zipping through treetops, gliding across the headwaters of the Everglades or soaring above it all in a hot air balloon, there is sure to be a thrill for you in Kissimmee.
Kissimmee offers many public and private schools and is home to the University of Central Florida, Valencia College and Johnson University, Florida. The city also features a transportation hub which includes the Amtrak train station and is also a station stop on the SunRail commuter rail system. There is also a Greyhound bus station and a bus terminal providing service by the Lynx network.
There's always something to do in Kissimmee. The Florida Blueberry Festival in March is filled with free music, fresh Florida blueberries, blueberry plants and all things blueberry. There is plenty to entertain the children and art exhibitions and beverage areas to engage the adults. Old Town is an outdoor shopping mall and entertainment complex with unique shopping, restaurants, bars, attractions, and rides. Old Town is also known for a variety of free weekly events, live music, and car shows, including America's Longest Running Weekly Car Show, the Saturday Nite Classic Car Show and Cruise. Free live music on Old Town's Main Stage is every Sunday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Other weekly events include karaoke, family movie night, and bike night. There is always something exciting to do in Kissimmee.
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