Where to go and where to stay
in Osceola County.
Visiting Osceola County
Celebration, Kissimmee, Saint Cloud.
Osceola County, created in
1886, is named after the Indian leader, Osceola; who was furious about the way the
Seminoles were treated was determined to help maintain the Seminole heritage and homeland.
Osceola County has historically been known as a transportation
crossroad and is currently served by the Florida East Coast, Seaboard and Amtrak railroad
systems, Interstate 4 and U.S. Highways 17/92, 441, 192 and the Florida Turnpike.
The county seat of Osceola County is Kissimmee.
Osceola Heritage Park:
The first cattle to enter the North American continent traveled through the Kissimmee
Valley in what is now Osceola County. To honor this heritage, this 120-acre, multipurpose
complex is host to the county's annual activities; a venue that can accommodate a wide
variety of events for attendees from all over.
The City of Kissimmee was originally a small trading post, on the
northern bank of Lake Tohopekaliga, known as the community of Allendale.
If you choose Kissimmee for your Florida vacation, youre in the middle of Central
Florida's activity action; with the Walt Disney World Resort, Sea World Orlando and
Universal Orlando Resort all close by.
Kissimmee Chamber of
The Chamber has been serving Osceola County since 1924.
Kissimmee Municipal Airport:
Located near Orlando, just eight miles from Walt Disney World and ten miles from the
Orlando-Orange County Convention center.
Accommodation in Kissimmee
Hotels in Kissimmee, Florida.
Astros Baseball at Osceola
Host of the Houston Astros Spring Training for the last 20 years, the Osceola County
Stadium and complex also features local civic events throughout the year. The stadium went
through an $18.4 million renovation in 2005 and now features a new facade, new seating,
expanded training facilities and a picnic area.
Gather with family and friends to celebrate the fascinating cultures and numerous wonders
of the world around you through dazzling shows, interactive experiences and amazing
attractions. From space rides to food and wine festivals, you?ll find something for the
Kennedy Space Center -
Just 45 minutes away from popular Orlando attractions, NASA?s Kennedy Space Center launch
headquarters is the only place on Earth where you can tour launch areas, meet an
Astronaut, see giant rockets, train in spaceflight simulators, and even view a launch. The
headquarters, located on a huge island wildlife refuge, offer a full day of entertainment
that gives visitors a behind-the-scenes look at Kennedy Space Center's working space
flight facilities that includes space exhibits and hands-on experiences.
Kissimmee Golf Club:
Kissimmee Golf Club offers the best golfing value in central Florida. Golfers of all
abilities will enjoy a challenging, beautifully conditioned, 18-hole golf course that
offers reasonable rates and a convenient location, all in a magnificent Florida setting.
Kissimmee Golf Club also boasts one of the largest grass driving ranges in the country, as
well as a first-class chipping and putting area, making it the perfect place to hone your
Salute the world of showbiz - from the Hollywood classics of yesteryear to the best in
popular entertainment. Take centre stage as the star of your own adventure, from rock 'n'
roll fantasies to Broadway-style stage spectaculars, from the silver screen to the TV
screen to behind the scenes.
Walt Disney World:
Visit a place where storybook fantasy comes to life for children of all ages. Seek out
adventures, create magical memories with your favourite Disney characters and discover fun
with your imagination. Travel to imaginary lands of adventure, fantasy, the past, and the
future. Sail on magic carpets, plunge down waterfalls, and hurtle through space on
fabulous rides, during fantastic parades and through spectacular stage shows.
Wet 'n Wild
Voted America's number one water park by Amusement Business Magazine, Wet 'n Wild offers a
full day of fun for the entire family. With signature thrill rides like Blue Niagra and
Hydra Fighter for thrill seekers, Bubble Up and Kids Park for the little ones, and
relaxing favourites like the Lazy River, Wave Pool, and Wet 'n Wild Beach, this water park
has something for everyone.
The Ice Factory:
The Ice Factory is an Olympic-class skating and hockey rink located in the heart of
Florida near the Disney theme park. Staffed by experienced, professional skating
instructors and certified coaches, the Ice Factory features Olympic skating, free-style
skating, competitive hockey, and skating and hockey lessons.
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