Vacations can be pricey, but having pleasure in the Sunshine State doesn’t have to break the bank. Sounds too good to be true? Check out this schedule of fun, attractive, free and cheap things to do in Orlando/Kissimmee.
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Fun and cheap things to do in Orlando, Kissimmee & Central Florida
Calling all history buffs. Decide a tour back in time and travel Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek. The village is made up of many replicas and authentic structures that have relocated from places around Osceola County.
Structures include a blacksmith, Florida Cracker house, citrus-packing house, schoolhouse and a Seminole village. Replicas include a train depot, a school, church, and general store.
Each house has mentioned information on what it is and the history surrounding it.
Access to the Pioneer Village is only $7 for adults and $3 for children. The community is open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You are honored to take a self-guided trip at any time during these hours, or you can call 407-396-8644, ext. 1, for guided travel availability.
Considering there’s so much to see, the entry fee is so low, and this is just one of the excellent cheap things to do in Orlando/Kissimmee.
Pioneer Village closed on important holidays. ( Thanksgiving, Easter, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Day).
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Use a stroll back in time at this restaurants, retro complex of shops, and entertainment. Design to look like an old-fashioned small town, there’s over 80 specialty restaurants and shops, live music and a ton of fun and handful of bars. Established in 18 acres, the tree-lined street Old Town Kissimmee gives good old-fashioned classic fun.
The most famous attraction is the weekly Saturday Nite Classic Car Cruise, an absolute must for classic car fans.
Old Town Kissimmee offers lots of free events:
• Sundays: Free Family Movie Night at dusk
• Tuesdays: Karaoke from 7 pm
• Wednesdays: Car Show 6 pm
• Thursdays: Bike Night 5 pm
• Fridays: Muscle Car Show & Cruise 4 pm
• Saturday: Saturday Night Classic Car Show & Cruise – cars start arriving from, and you can stroll between the vehicles and attend owners.
• Plus, there’s regular live music on the middle stage. On preferred nights throughout October, The Haunt at Old town brings Halloween fun and handles with haunted mazes, a zombie apocalypse and scare zones.
• Each time it is subject to change, so check the schedule before you leave. Old Town gives lots of free and cheap things to do in Kissimmee.
The charming town of Winter Park, placed just north of Orlando, is ideal for a day tour. Check out the most comprehensive private collection of Tiffany glass at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art (for only $6), and the short but exciting findings at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum (free!) and the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens (only $5).
The historic train surrounded and celebrated around the winter park farmers’ market. You can peruse goodies every Saturday morning from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
And you can always locate a boutique or cafe to spend an hour or two.
• Morse Museum: Open from 9:30 a.m. to 4: 00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday (until 8:00 on Fridays in November through April, when access is free from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.). 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sundays. Closed on Mondays.
• The Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour is a fabulous way to see Winter Park from another angle. As your captain operates the winding waterways, you can relax and explore the waterfront palaces and native wildlife. At $14 for adults and $7 for kids, it’s one of the gently cheap things to do in Orlando. A great way to spend a few quiet hours away from the bustle of the theme parks.