Fun Resorts in Kissimmee, Florida

Fun Resorts in Kissimmee, Florida
Located in central Florida in Osceola County and nearby such major tourist attractions as Walt Disney World, Sea World and Kennedy Space Center, outdoor enthusiasts might at first glance dismiss Kissimmee as a vacation destination that's better designed for those seeking the thrills that can be found on the latest amusement park rides. But a closer look finds that many of the city's resorts also offer easy access to hiking, biking and riding trails, not to mention the many golf courses and freshwater fishing lakes that dot the landscape.

Westgate River Ranch

Westgate River Ranch Resort offers visitors a dude ranch experience where outdoorsmen can not only enjoy a Saturday night rodeo, but also a day on the links or on the lake. With its 9-hole golf course, a marina that offers boat rentals and air boat and swamp boat rides, the resort offers something for everyone. The resort is also pet-friendly and allows its guests to bring their furry friends weighing 65 pounds and under along with them.

Westgate River Ranch Resort
3200 River Ranch Boulevard
River Ranch, Fl, 33867
Phone: (866) 438-2501

Star Island Resort & Club

You can start your morning out by fishing or jet skiing on Lake Cecile and end it on one of nine tennis courts if you visit Star Island Resort & Club in Kissimmee.
The resort also offers a variety of recreational and other planned activities which are available seven days a week. If you're looking to hit the hardwoods, you can also pick up a basketball game on the resort's court. If golf is more your style, you can practice on the facility's putting green or driving range.
Star Island Resort & Club
5000 Avenue of the Stars
Kissimmee, Fl, 34746
Phone: (800) 513-2820

Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground

With its 409 cabins and beautiful location near Bay Lake, Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground is sure to be a hit with those who enjoy spending time outside. Visitors can enjoy a day of fishing at the resort's fishing area or rent a boat to spend some time on the water. It also boasts jogging trails, offers bicycle rentals, has two pools, a wading pool and playgrounds for the kids.

Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground
3520 North Fort Wilderness Trail
Lake Buena Vista, Fl, 32830

Article Written By Julia LeDoux

Julia LeDoux is a reporter and editor at a daily newspaper in the Washington, D.C. suburbs. She received her Bachelor's of Arts degree in history from the University of North Carolina and has been a a journalist for 15 years.

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