YOUR CENTRAL FLORIDA VACATION GUIDE FROM FLAMINGO WATERPARK RESORT
Central Florida is a popular destination for summer vacations. We are home to several theme parks, hidden restaurant gems and state-of-the-art waterparks that are perfect for a summer getaway! Our staff at Flamingo Waterpark Resort lives the vacation lifestyle year-round so we know the perfect spots to check out! Our list of Central Florida’s top attractions, mouth-wateringly good restaurants and the best water park in Kissimmee is sure to make this year’s summer trip unforgettable!
TOP CENTRAL FLORIDA ATTRACTIONS
Shamu, Mickey Mouse, and some of the best characters all call Central Florida home, but we’re also known for exhilarating, family-fun adventures that will rank at the top of your trip itinerary. Check out a few of our favorites!
ICON Park is a 20-acre entertainment destination in Orlando’s renowned travel district. It features more than 40 amazing restaurants, funky bars, boutiques and can’t-miss attractions like Madame Tussauds Orlando and SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology. The Wheel, a jaw-dropping observation wheel that stands 400 feet – 40 stories – in the air is the focus of all the excitement. Load up the kids for a short 30-minute drive to this one-stop destination!
Experience Kissimmee’s natural beauty by canoeing, kayaking or paddleboarding down Shingle Creek. Enjoy the array of Florida wildlife from a paddleboard, canoe or kayak and over ten different tour options including biking and walking tours. The Paddling Center at Shingle Creek offers single and tandem kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and canoes for hourly rentals. As your tours come to a close, take advantage of the onsite grills and picnic areas for all barbequing needs!
DELICIOUS RESTAURANTS IN KISSIMMEE
Not everyone can be a perfect grill master, so load up and head to Kissimmee Main Street. During your stroll through downtown, you’ll see many different dining options including pizza, barbeque, Cuban, Mediterranean and more!
Ready to rock your tastebuds? Big Johns Rockin’ BBQ is located right in the heart of Kissimmee, Florida. Chief BBQ smoker, John “Big John” Glover and his friendly team members serve up homemade sauces, slow-smoked brisket and mouth-watering sides for breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week. While you are in Kissimmee, take the time to visit this rock-n-roll attitude, hometown restaurant!
Broadway Pizza Bar serves New York-style pizza, fresh salads, calzones, pastas and wings seven days a week! Delicious food isn't enough? Stop by between 4pm and 7pm for happy hour! At Broadway Pizza Bar you can expect friendly service and great tasting food. Stop in to experience open mic nights, Orlando City Soccer watch parties, football games and more!
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Abracadabra Ice Cream Factory is a must-stop destination on your trip to Central Florida. Family owned and operated, Abracadabra Ice Cream Factory creates an exciting experience for all. By using liquid nitrogen to flash freeze your custom masterpiece, your new favorite dessert is ready within seconds!
TAKE A TRIP TO THE WATERPARK
Central Florida’s top attractions and restaurants that make your tastebuds do a happy dance are vital to a trip’s success, but if you are looking for the icing on the cake, take a trip to Flamingo Waterpark Resort. Bring your bathing suit and we’ll cover all the family-friendly entertainment!
At Flamingo, we have the best waterpark in Kissimmee, and it’s only available to resort guests! Choose between our winding lazy river, play area and 500 feet of waterslides! We know that different ages require different fun so we have a relaxing lounge pool, the tot spot and a slide tower! The entertainment options are endless! After swimming in 120,000 gallons of fun, curl up in our onsite movie theatre for family movie night, enjoy snacks from our Pantry Corner 24/7, play games in our arcade or run wild on the playground.
At Flamingo Waterpark Resort, we take having fun very seriously, and we are committed to serving you and your family during the best summer getaway! Board the plane or hop in the car for a road trip because Flamingo Waterpark Resort awaits your arrival!