Ride SunRail to Kissimmee & Sanford for fun!
Big John’s Rockin’ BBQ, on the corner of Sproule Street and Broadway – half a block from the SunRail station. This restaurant’s name pretty much says it all. Come with a big appetite and you’ll leave with a big smile. You can inhale the delicious aroma of Big John’s BBQ from blocks away. You must check out the amazing music memorabilia on display in the restaurant. For more details, click here
After a quick SunRail train ride to Kissimmee, Main Street Pizza has just what you need to hit the spot – pizza, calzone, pasta, wings and more. Main Street Pizza is a quick stroll from the train station at 16 Broadway. For Main Street’s menu, click here
Kissimmee’s Lakefront Park is 2 blocks from the SunRail station. This sprawling park features walking paths, grassy lawns, covered picnic pavilions, children’s play areas, rest rooms, snack bar, a fishing pier and a marina. Lake Toho is known as one of the nation’s top locations for largemouth bass fishing. Shipwrecked in the Islands table-service restaurant and bar is right across the street from the park. For more information on the park, click here.
Amazing Mediterranean food at 127 Broadway -- in the heart of Historic Downtown Kissimmee, just 5 minutes from the SunRail station. All your favorite Mediterranean dishes – hummus, falafel, tabouli and more – prepared daily fresh from scratch. The café caters and the space is available for special events. It is only open from lunchtime through 5 p.m. For more information, click here.
This artist cooperative sells watercolor, acrylic, oil, pastel and mixed-media paintings, stained glass, jewelry, photography, greeting cards and prints by local artists. The artists at the gallery also offer classes and host paint parties. The gallery, which is closed on Monday, is at 15 W. Monument Ave., right off Broadway in Historic Downtown Kissimmee, 5 minutes from the SunRail station. For more info, click here.
Diane’s Tea Room features a delicious array of traditional, filling home-style dishes from pot roast to cabbage rolls, and enormous selection of teas and desserts. Diane’s focuses on lunch, but on Fridays and Saturdays they offer amazing dinner selections, too. The tea room is closed on Monday. Diane’s is located at 114 Broadway, Kissimmee, 5 minutes from the SunRail station. See their video by clicking here.
Candyland Designs Co. is the sweetest spot in Central Florida. The shop is in downtown Kissimmee, at 103A Broadway, just a quick stroll from the SunRail station. In addition to custom cakes, cupcakes and Macarons, Chef Leia offers cake-decorating classes. Check out a video on the shop by clicking here.
Matador Tacos and Tapas Bar, 120 Broadway, is a 5-minute stroll from the SunRail station. They offer unique Spanish and Mexican fusion dishes with a wide selection of wines and craft beer. Many nights they also offer live music in their spectacular dining room. See their video by clicking here.
The Center Kissimmee serves as a safe place for all LGBTQ people in the area. Located at 21 W. Monument Ave., the center offers programs and services that empower, educate, and entertain the LGBTQ community, and strengthens the intellectual, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual well-being of LGBTQ people through these programs and services. It’s only a 5-minute walk from the SunRail station. For more info, click here