Orlando-Kissimmee (Kissimmee, Florida, USA (United States))

4 Reasons to Stay Local in Orlando-Kissimmee

Central Florida has more to offer when you stay in an independent boutique hotel and experience unique adventures like these.

You might think you know everything you need to about Orlando-Kissimmee, Florida: Theme parks, singing characters and retirees. But there’s more to the area than just roller coasters and singing mice. The next time you stay local in Orlando-Kissimmee, try these four attractions that don’t have a limit for how tall you must be to ride.

 

 

Take a trip to the past at a vintage movie theatre

Take a trip to the past at a vintage movie theatre

The Enzian Theatre is an old-time movie house that serves up more than soda and popcorn. With a full cocktail menu and mismatched sofas, you can catch both new and old movies in the classic green-and-blue building. They also have a garden that hosts events including a few weddings fit for silver screen romances.

Search for vintage fashion finds

Search for vintage fashion finds

Floridians are famous for their fashion, from bright patterned Hawaiian shirts to the wide-brim hats that nod to the state’s close relationship with Cuba and the nearby Caribbean. Dechoes Resale in Orlando allows visitors to search for consignment finds on the cheap, with everything from designer shoes to one-of-a-kind jewelry. The shop maintains sections for both men and women rich in sartorial treasures waiting to be discovered.

Take a bite out of nature

Take a bite out of nature

Central Florida is famous for its simulated nature experiences, like Epcot and Disney’s Animal Kingdom, but the real thing is also alive and well in the Orlando area. The local marsh grassland provides the perfect habitat for thousands of sea birds, fish, lizards, frogs and even alligators. Wekiwa Springs State Park provides trails, kayak rentals and scenic drives that allow you to get up close and personal with Florida’s wildlife.

Reach for the stars at the Kennedy Space Center

Reach for the stars at the Kennedy Space Center

The Kennedy Space Center offers visitors the chance to learn more about the stars and planets, as well as the technology that allows us to study them. Visitors can also enjoy a glimpse of what it’s like to be an astronaut with zero-gravity simulations and exhibits featuring rockets and space shuttles from previous missions. You might even get to see a rocket launch to space if you’re lucky enough to be in the area during an active project.

Stay local in exciting Orlando-Kissimmee!

Whether you’re the type to go chasing gators or prefer a cool afternoon sorting through racks for potential treasures, staying local in Orlando-Kissimmee has something for everyone. Book at a boutique hotel now to see what you might be missing.

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