12 best outdoor activities in Kissimmee

12 Best Outdoor Family Activities in Kissimmee, Florida

Kissimmee, Florida offers a wide range of outdoor activities that are perfect for families.  We love to share what our guests have enjoyed while staying at one of the Vacation Alchemy properties.  Here are the best 12 outdoor family activities in Kissimmee:

Outdoor Family Fun

  1. Airboat Tours: Explore the Everglades to spot turtles, snakes & bald eagles, plus a gator pond & a gem mine. Educational tours are between 30 minutes to 4 hours. Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures and Wild Florida Airboat  offer exciting tours that allow visitors to experience the best of Florida wildlife.
  2. Hot Air Balloon Rides: Get a bird’s eye view of Kissimmee’s stunning landscape by taking a hot air balloon ride. Bob’s Balloons and Painted Horizons offer safe and thrilling rides for families or romantic rides for couples.  Flights are available five days a week, weather permitting.
  3. Horseback Riding: Experience the beauty of nature while horseback riding through Florida’s serene countryside. Lazy H Ranch offers guided trail rides for all skill levels as well as stunning photo shoots with their amazing horses.
  4. Zip Lining & Ropes Courses: For a thrilling adventure, zip lining is a must-try activity.  Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park Zip Line offers a progressively challenging aerial obstacle course set high atop the trees in a natural pine forest.  There is something perfect for all ages and skill level.  This is the fabulous activity for a large group, family reunion and everyone who wants to make a lasting memory!
  5. Kayaking: Take a peaceful kayak ride down one of Kissimmee’s beautiful waterways. The Paddling Center at Shingle Creek  offers guided eco-tours, rentals, and lessons.
  6. Fishing: Kissimmee is known for its excellent fishing opportunities! We recommend AJ’s Orlando Bass Fishing Guides or Florida Bass Fishing for the best guided tours, rentals and tips!
  7. Golfing: Florida is known for its world-class golf courses, and Kissimmee is no exception. Some of the favorites nearby include:
    • Champions Gate Golf Club – 2 Greg Norman designed beautiful courses open to public. 8575 White Shark Blvd, Davenport, FL 33896    407-787-4653
    • Celebration Golf Club
      701 Golfpark Drive, Kissimmee, FL 34747 407-566-4653
    • Falcon’s Fire Golf Course
      3200 Seralago Boulevard, Kissimmee, FL 34746   407-239-5445
    • Orange Lake Golf
      8505 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Kissimmee, FL 34747 (407) 239-1050
    • Waldorf Astoria Golf Club
      14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, FL 32821 (407) 597-3782
  8. Biking: Kissimmee’s beautiful countryside is perfect for exploring by bike. Celebration Bicycle Tours and Orlando Bike Rentals and Delivery ()offers bike rentals and guided tours.
  9. Water Park: For a day of family fun, visit one of Kissimmee’s water parks. Aquatica Orlando  offers thrilling water slides, wave pools, and lazy rivers. Other water parks options are Disney’s Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon.
  10. Zipline at Gatorland: Get ready for down-home family fun at “The Alligator Capitol of the World!”  There isn’t a better place to see alligators, crocodiles of all sizes, from babies to the 14’ monsters.  Gatorland has many experiences to explore to include ziplining over the marsh or on an off-road tour.
  11. Old Town Kissimmee: Old Town is an 18-acre open-air walking district filled with shopping, attractions, and rides for all ages. Spend the day here and enjoy some classic American fun and dinner as well. Check the calendar for concerts, family events and classic car shows!
  12. Kennedy Space Center: Take a day-trip (1-1/2 hour drive) to venture through the history and science of NASA at one of Florida’s most famous attractions, the Kennedy Space Center.  With this amazing journey through space, you’ll be over the moon: learn everything there is to know about space travel here. This is a sure trip highlight for all!

Each of these activities can be booked directly through the company’s website or by contacting them directly.  We wish you a fabulous vacation and if you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us at [email protected].

 

 

 

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