Kissimmee, Orlando Attractions

Kissimmee, Orlando Attractions
The Orlando-Kissimmee area is located smack dab in the heart of Florida. The Central Florida region is home to sandy beaches and wildlife havens. Its warm climate makes it an ideal place to visit any time of the year. If it's outdoor activities you enjoy, you cannot go wrong with a visit to the Orlando-Kissimmee region.

Explore the Everglades

Explore the Everglades and all its abundance of wildlife while traveling over the water aboard one of the 18 passenger airboats at Boggy Creek Airboat Rides in Kissimmee. Ride with a certified U.S. Coast Guard Captain. Keep an eye out for alligators while crossing the surface of the water at speeds up to 45 miles per hour.

Boggy Creek Airboat Rides
2001 E. Southport Rd.
Kissimmee, Florida 34746
(407) 344-9550

Balloon and Biplane Rides

Experience flying in a classic, open-cockpit biplane from Biplane Rides Over Kissimmee. The company offers the chance to take in the spectacular view from a fully-restored 1942 Waco. You can even pilot the plane yourself.

Biplane Rides Over Kissimmee
Attractions Jet Center
606 N Dyer Blvd. Kissimmee, FL 34741
(407) 473-9143

Go up, up and away on a hot air balloon ride. Since 1983, Orange Blossom Balloons has been offering hour-long rides to thousands of visitors each year. The balloon rides take the visitors thousands of feet in the air, enabling them to see a unique perspective of the Central Florida scenery.

Orange Blossom Balloons
7769 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway
Kissimmee, FL 32830
(407) 894-5040

Natural Wonders

The Hal Scott Preserve in Orlando offers 9,000 acres, including miles of hiking trails along the Econlockhatchee River. Enjoy camping, horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing and wildlife watching at the preserve.

Hal Scott Preserve
5150 Dallas Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32833
(407) 836-6200

The Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake in Orlando offers 300 acres for recreational opportunities. Hike along seven miles of nature trails. Ride your bicycle along a three-mile bike path. Picnic along the lake.

Turkey Lake Park
3401 Hiawassee Road, Orlando 32835
(407) 299-5581

Water Sports

A privately owned recreational facility, Buena Vista Watersports is located on Lake Bryan in Orlando. At Buena Vista Watersports, take advantage of the natural spring lake by renting jet skis, water skis and wakeboards. You can also enjoy the lake by chartering a boat for bass fishing or renting a pontoon for a leisurely day in the sun.

Buena Vista Watersports
13245 Lake Bryan Dr.
Orlando, Florida 32821
(407) 239-939

Article Written By Steve Repsys

A writing professional with more than 15 years of experience, Steve Repsys is currently employed in a college marketing environment. He is part of a team that produces award-winning publications. He holds a bachelor's degree in communication from Stonehill College and a master's degree in sports marketing from Springfield College.

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