2021 Annual Water Resources Conference:
Kissimmee (Orlando) Area Guide

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Use this area guide to plan your trip to the Orlando area in Kissimmee, FL for the Annual Conference. All locations are within close proximity to the conference hotel, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando - Lake Buena Vista South, 4955 Kyngs Heath Road, Kissimmee, FL 34746.

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Where to dine during downtime? 


AMERICAN

  • Kyngs Grille - Hotel's Restaurant
  • Smokey Bones Bar & Grill - 407-397-7102 - .1 miles
  • Red Dog Pub - 844-364-7686 - .1 miles
  • Rosie's Smokin Hot Bar-B-Que-407-507-2655 - .2 miles
  • TGI Fridays - 407-397-2848 - .3 miles
  • I-Hop - 407-396-1500 - .9 miles
  • Applebees - 407-397-2288 - 1.1 miles
  • Chili's Grill & Bar - 407-396-4333 1.2 miles
  • BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - 407-932-5245 - 4 miles
  • Miller's Ale House - 407-239-1800 - 4.1 miles

ETHNIC

  • King O Falafel - (Mediterranean) - 407-979-4940 - .5 miles
  • Kosher Eatery - (Israeli)- 407 - 354-1296 - .8 miles
  • Tropico Mofongo - (Puerto Rican) - 407-397-7666 - .9 miles
  • lchiban Buffet - (Japanese) - 407 -396-6668 - 1.1 miles
  • Havana Kiss Cuban Cafe - (Cuban) - 407-507-3882 - 2.2 miles
  • Columbia (Spanish/Cuban) - 407-566-1505 - 4.4 miles
  • ARI Celebration - (Japanese/Korean) - 407-566-1889 - 4.4 miles

ITALIAN/PIZZERIA

  • Pizza Hut - 407-396-7273 - .2 miles
  • Olive Garden - 407-396-1680 - .3 miles
  • Cici's Pizza - 407-390-9001- .3 miles
  • Uno Pizzeria & Grill - 407-396-2755 - 1.4 miles
  • Romano's Macaroni Grill - 407-396-6155 - 1.4 miles
  • Pacino's Italian Ristorante - 407-239-4141- 2.3 miles
  • Carrabba's Italian Grill - 407 -938-0015 - 3.7 miles
  • Cafe D'Antonio-407-566-2233 - 4.5 miles

STEAKHOUSE

  • Longhorn Steakhouse - 407-396-9556 - 1.2 miles
  • Charley's Steak House - 407-239-1270 - 3.5 miles
  • The Knife Restaurant - 786-866-3999 - 3.9 miles
  • Johnnie's Hideaway - 407-827-1111- 4 miles
  • Kobe Japanese Steakhouse - 407-239-1119 - 4.3 miles

SEAFOOD

  • Joe's Crab Shack - 321-939-6880 - 2.9 miles
  • Landry's Seafood - 407-827-6466 - 3.3 miles
  • Bonefish Grill - 407-931-1790 - 3.8 miles
  • Boston Lobster Feast- 407-396-2606 -3.9 miles
  • Paddle Fish - 407-934-2628 - 4.9 miles

FAST FOOD

  • Burger King - .1 mile
  • Subway - .1 mile
  • Taco Bell - .1 mile
  • Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen - .2 miles
  • Arby's - .2 miles
  • Wendy's - 1.1 miles
  • KFC - 2.3 miles
  • McDonalds - 2.3 miles

Enjoy these area attractions! 


DISNEY SPRINGS

  • 4.6 miles from the conference hotel.
  • 55 Dining Options
  • 13 Entertainment Options
  • 110 Shopping Options
  • Visit the Disney Springs website here.

LAKE BUENA VISTA FACTORY STORES

THEME PARKS & ATTRACTIONS

GOLF COURSES

Use these hotel perks! 

Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando - Lake Buena Vista South
4955 Kyngs Heath Road
Kissimmee, FL 34746 | USA (near Orlando)
407-597-4000
Room Rate: $139.00 for single/double occupancy when booked by October 15, 2021.

  • Group rate is offered 3 days pre AND post your stay making this an ideal opportunity for a family vacation!
  • 10 Minutes from Walt Disney World, with a scheduled shuttle to Epcot
  • Free Hot Breakfast
  • Complimentary Evening Reception
  • Heated Outdoor Pool w/ Jacuzzi
  • Fitness Center
  • On-site Restaurant
  • Reduced parking at $8 + tax

Hotel Reservations

Hotel COVID Protocols

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