Local Area Recreation Near Orlando / Kissimmee KOA Holiday
Take a break from the big theme parks and explore Orlando. Our local area offers endless activities your whole family will enjoy!
Want to get a round of golf in while on vacation? Well you in luck! Because there are a number of golf course in the local area for you to play. Get you driver clubs ready, because the courses below are sure to make you want to yell "FORE"!!!
- Champions Gate Golf Club - With 36 total holes to play, ChampionsGate Golf Club has two golf courses that are sure to keep you busy. On the National Course, you'll explore 200 acres of majestic landscape and sweeping fairways. However, keep an eye out for sand and water hazards because Greg Norman – who designed the course himself – wanted to keep things interesting. If you're brave enough for the International Course, you'll be set for an 18-hole, par 72 ride. Be aware of the fast greens, as this course is extremely thrilling! After a day out on the wild greens, take it easy at the resort's lazy river or full-service spa.
- Celebration Golf Club - For more than 20 years, Celebration Golf Club enjoyed by families ever since father/son duo Robert Trent Sr. and Robert Trent Jr designed it. They believe every hole should be “a hard par and an easy bogey” to make for a challenging, yet enjoyable game.
- Reunion Resort Golf Course - Reunion Resort Golf Course is the only place in the world where you'll find signature designed courses by three talented golf legends. You may know them as Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Tom Watson. Each course has its own unique twists and tricks that can be enjoyed by golfers of any skill level.
- Falcon's Fire Golf Club - This Rees Jones masterpiece is a remarkable course for all players at Falcon's Fire Golf Club. You'll find that one size doesn't fit all here and every aspect of your day at Falcon's Fire will be tailored to your personal experience.
If you are looking for some sand and surf for a day, all the beaches listed below are only a 1-2 hour drive away.
One of the beaches that Orlandoians consider “ours,” Cocoa Beach sits just east of Orlando, a straight shot down the State Road 528 toll road. It's incredibly easy to reach—you just get on the expressway and continue until you pass the cruise ship port and hit the beach. It's home to a huge Ron Jon Surf Shop and a handful of popular beachfront bars.
New Smyrna Beach
Quieter and more residential than the Cocoa Beach waterfront, New Smyrna Beach is further north on the east coast, but it's also an easy drive from Orlando. Make sure to check out historic Flagler Avenue, which leads from the Indian River to the beach; it's lined with plenty of eateries and shops
If it's the Gulf coast you're craving, venture southwest to Clearwater Beach, where the sand is powdery white and the sunsets are dazzling. See Winter the dolphin, of Dolphin Tale fame, at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, or enjoy the nightly Sunset at Pier 60 festival with music, food and fun.
Just as famous for its NASCAR speedway as its seashore, Daytona Beach nonetheless offers a great Atlantic oceanside environment. It's easily accessible from Orlando via I-4, and it features plenty of hotels, restaurants and bars. You can even drive your car right onto the beach in some areas
Canaveral National Seashore
This public park features a gorgeous beach as well as opportunities to fish or take nature hikes. You'll see tons of wildlife here, including 14 species of threatened or endangered animals. Keep your eyes open for bald eagles, wood storks, falcons and manatees, as well as thousands of sea turtle nests.
Medieval Times, Dinner & Tournament
Travel back in time at the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. This electrifying show features heroic knights, spirited horses, sword fights and a meal fit for royalty. Go and see why this one of a kind experience is the number 1 dinner show in North America!
Open year round. Admission is charged. Medieval Times is wheelchair accessible. Located in Kissimmee; 1 mile away for the Orlando/Kissimmee KOA.
4510 W Vine St
Kissimmee, FL 34746
Capone's Dinner Show
When it comes to Orlando dinner shows, Capone's is FUN-tastic !Knock three times, give the secret password and discover the mysterious world of 1931 gangland Chicago. Our entertaining, hysterical, all-new show delivers loads of laughs, gangster action, audience interaction and toe-tapping musical productions. Fun for all ages….it's a blast!
4740 W. Irlo Bronson Hwy.
Kissimmee, FL 34746
Shop, dine and explore classic Old Town Florida. Visit old town for an unforgettable experience featuring a unique collection of shops, dining options, rides, and family friendly activities. If you're staying with us during the weekend, make sure to go see the Old Town Car Cruise on Saturday nights!
Open year round. admission is charged. Old Town is wheelchair accessible. Located in Kissimmee, 3 miles away from the Orlando/Kissimmee KOA.
5770 West Irlo Bronson
Kissimmee, FL 34746
Orlando Premium Outlets
If you are in the mood for shopping, the Orlando Premium Outlet is the place to visit. This outdoor shopping mall is the perfect shopping destination to pick up a souvenir from your Florida trip. The Orlando Premium Outlet is also located near Disney, Seaworld, and Universal Studios.
Open year round. Wheelchair accessible. Located in Orlando, 5.5 miles away form the Orlando/Kissimmee KOA.
4951 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819
Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park
Built on a 15-acre tree canopy, Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park has 97 games and challenges climbers of all skill levels. Test your courage as you swing from Tarzan ropes, climb 50 foot ladders, leap into hanging nets, navigate swinging logs and soar through the trees. Climbers are securely clipped into a world-class safety harness and courses are suspended on specially designed poles set in lush forest at 10 to 50 feet above the ground.
7625 Sinclair Rd
Kissimmee, FL 34747
The Museum of Military History
The Museum of Military History educates and builds awareness of the American military experience though interactive, interpretive exhibits for visitors of all ages.
5210 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy.
Kissimmee, FL 34746