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Things to see and do in Kissimmee

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5 day trips to take when in Orlando

It's easy to forget that Florida is more than just attractions. Here's our picks for some days out beyond the parks.

The new Orlando adventure

14 days in Florida? Thanks to the latest flexible theme park tickets tickets that let you pop in and out of your favourites throughout your stay, and smart, pre-bookable queue-jumping, you can have your Key lime pie and eat it!

5 unmissable rides at SeaWorld and Aquatica

We’ve put together a list of the top 5 attractions to hit first at SeaWorld and Aquatica.

19 awesome things to do when visiting The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™

Take a look at our cheat to make sure you have a truly magical time at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™.

Plan your perfect Disney holiday

Our Disney expert, Paris Stanley, reveals that with a little planning, you’ll enjoy the Disney magic even more.

Florida for Adventurers

When it comes to a holiday, the bigger, the wilder and the scarier the better as far as you’re concerned. Try these Florida ideas on for size.

Pick n' Mix Florida

Outdoors, cuisine, spectacle – you like a little bit of everything. Variety is the spice of life, after all. Here are our Florida picks for you...

Your go-to guide: Florida

The Sunshine State is home to so much more than just theme parks (although no one's complaining about those). Eclectic cities, fabulous shopping, natural beauty, top-hole golf... Florida is truly an all-you-can-see buffet of heroic holiday attractions.

Florida for couples

Florida has everything (apart from you of course, but we're working on that bit). It's the ideal destination for couples. There's the beach, sports, a bit of shopping, culture and some stunning places to spend your time...

Florida’s best golf courses

Whether you’re a regular golfer or a novice who fancies stepping onto the golfing green for the first time, here are some of the Sunshine State’s best courses to perfect your putt.

Florida for families

Florida is missing its thrill seekers. The roller coasters are still flying round the track, the shows never stop and the dolphins are calling out, but it just doesn't feel the same.

Best of Both: Exploring Florida

Jamie Hibbard is a big traveller to the Sunshine State, and loves how multi-centre holidays allow you to combine your dream destinations…

More about Kissimmee

The long highway of 192 cuts through the Kissimmee area, and will undoubtedly be the centre of your time here. Full of kitsch gift shops, hundreds of restaurants and half-day attractions, you can easily make the most of your evenings here.

One of the most distinctive features about Florida is its beautiful lakes and marshes, where you’ll find wildlife and pretty scenery. Experience it all on an airboat tour on Boggy Creek or Shingle Creek and look out for alligators!

Airboat in the Everglades

A community originally built and run by Disney, Celebration is a unique town which has an array of boutique shops, old-style architecture and hints of Mickey Mouse around every corner.

Celebration, Orlando

Kissimmee offers an array of amazing dining experiences, but extend the fun with a dinner and show in one. Experience the gangster-themed Capones, marvel at the Arabian Nights horse show or watch knights jousting at Medieval Nights.

Dining in Kissimmee

Virgin Holidays is the #1 UK tour operator to Florida. We’ve been making magic happen here for over 30 years. And now we’ve put our heads together to bring you this Florida guide with ideas for cheap days out, insider tips, and smart ways to save on those all-important theme park visits.

Florida Travel Guide