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Kissimmee

(kĭsĭm`ē), city (1990 pop. 30,050), Osceola co., central Fla., on Lake Tohopekaliga. Located in an important agricultural area, it is a major processing, packaging, and shipping center for the surrounding Kissimmee valley, where citrus fruits (especially oranges) and beef are produced. The city also lies in a popular vacation area. Its attractions include the Monument of States, the Splendid China theme park, and an annual rodeo and livestock show. One of the largest contributors to Kissimmee's economy is nearby Disney World, the gigantic amusement park and entertainment complex. Kissimmee provides hotel accommodations for a large portion of the park's tourists.
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Ideally located in central Florida, staying in Kissimmee means you're minutes away from some of Florida's best themeparks such as Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando and LEGOLAND Florida.
My experience on Fisheating Creek contrasted sharply with visits to the Kissimmee River.
SeaWorld and Aquatica two-park tickets and car hire are included in a seven-night Virgin Holidays package staying roomonly at Maingate Lakeside Resort in Kissimmee, from PS1,062pp (based on two adults sharing) with direct flights to Orlando leaving from Gatwick on December 16.
Kissimmee can also be an ideal base for an all-round trip to Central Florida.
The embassy said that it was exerting outstanding efforts and coordinating with the authorities in Kissimmee, Florida, where the 15-year-old girl went missing and in North Platte, Nebraska, where she is believed to have gone.
She was a member of the Kissimmee area Lois Club, PEO, Lift, Retired Teachers, Senior Citizens, and the Mall Walkers.