Pleasant Hill Lakes is ideally located in Orlando’s Kissimmee area. This quiet residential development is located 2 miles south of US 192, close to Walt Disney World and within easy reach of most other attractions. The area has plenty of local shops and restaurants and Kissimmee itself has plenty to see and do. Kissimmee’s Old Town has 18 family rides, specialty shops for browsing and a choice of quality restaurants. At the weekends, a cruise-in of restored classic cars is an added attraction.
Orlando is known for its fabulous golf courses and there are several close to your Pleasant Hill Lakes vacation home. The Kissimmee Golf Club is one of the best in central Florida with its 18 hole, par 72 golf course. Shopping
The Florida Mall and the Millennium Mall are both a short drive from Pleasant Hill Lakes. They each have hundreds of stores and restaurants in a huge air-conditioned mall. The Outlet Mall is a series of plazas on International Drive where discounted designer bargains can be picked up in sports accessories, shoes, handbags, clothing, dinnerware, electrical gadgets and more! Cool Off!
Florida’s East Coast beaches are about an hour’s drive away, but Orlando has plenty of places to swim, splash and cool off. Enjoy a day out at Wet n’Wild, Typhoon Lagoon at Walt Disney World or Sea World’s Aquatica.
Most visitors to Orlando want to spend some time at the magical world of Disney. There are several theme parks including the Magic Kingdom with Disney characters, parades and the fairytale castle, Epcot which showcases technology and world cultures and Animal Kingdom with safari adventures. Hollywood Studios offers film sets, rides and behind the scenes tours.
The Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral is an hour’s drive from Kissimmee along the Beachline Expressway. Exhibitions, IMAX theatres, guided tours and space simulators all tell the story of space exploration from this historic site. There may be a launch during your stay so check the Space Centre website and plan your trip accordingly.
One of Florida’s most famous beaches in Cocoa Beach. With beautiful white sand and rolling waves for surfing, the beach is a great way to escape for a day.
Orlando has year round sunshine and average daily highs from around 21-33°C (70-92°F). Rainfall is heaviest from June to September but it falls as short afternoon showers which quickly pass. August and September can be hot and humid.
Orlando International Airport is just 21 miles (33km) from your self catering villa in Pleasant Hill Lakes. Flights to Orlando arrive frequently from many American cities and international destinations all over the world.