47,814 (included with Kissimmee)
70 Feet Above Sea Level
16.7 Square Miles
Lake Buena Vista is located 77 miles east
of Tampa, 220 Miles northwest of Miami and 162 miles
southwest of Jacksonville. Major interstates--I-95, I-75, and I-10--provide
access into Florida from the north, with connections directly into the area via
I-4, the Florida Turnpike, and US 192. I-75, I-95, and the Florida Turnpike
provide quick access from south Florida.
Time Zone: Lake
Buena Vista is located in the Eastern Time Zone (when itâ€™s noon in Lake Buena
Vista, it's 11:00am in Chicago and 9:00am in Los Angeles). Lake Buena Vista
observes Daylight Savings Time from April â€“ October.
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Snow Days â€“ None!!!!
Lake Buena Vista enjoys a year round warm
climate. The winter is popular with many tourists as the temperatures average
in the low-mid 60â€™s F, making this home of Disney World the perfect time to
enjoy this truly remarkable world known attraction as well as the numerous
other sites and attractions which make up this number 1 tourist area in the
world. In the spring, fall and winter, it is usually less crowded with the
exception of spring break and when large convention groups are in town. Summer
is the season for Kissimmee as a result of children being off from school. This
includes not only visitors from the United States but worldwide as well. Summer
can also be very warm and humid so be sure to dress accordingly. Shorts are
acceptable wear at all of the major attractions and most restaurants. It is
also the perfect time to enjoy one of the numerous water theme parks in the
area. Jump in and cool off, the waters fine!
How to Get There
Orlando International Airport
Offers direct or nonstop service from 60 U.S.
cities and two dozen international destinations, serving more than 30 million
passengers on the average annually. All major car-rental companies are located
at or near the airport.
Orlando International is 25 miles east of Walt
Disney World and 20 miles south of downtown. At rush hour (7-9am and 4-6pm), the
drive can be a torturous hour or more; at other times, it's about 30 to 40
Driving to Walt Disney World
To get from the airport to the attractions, take
the North exit out of the airport to Highway 528 West. Follow signs to I-4; it
takes about 30 to 40 minutes to get to Walt Disney World if the traffic isn't
too heavy (double or worse in rush hour or when there's an accident). When you
get to I-4, follow the signs west toward the attractions.
An Alternative: Orlando Sanford International
smaller than the main airport, but it has grown a bit in recent years. The
airport has most of the major car rental desks on site. Mears Transportation
shuttles also serve it.
Kissimmee Gateway Airport
301 N. Dyer Blvd., Suite 101
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Located near Orlando, just eight miles from Walt
Disney World and ten miles from the Orlando-Orange County Convention center,
Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) accommodates general aviation air service 24
hours a day with two paved airport runways, 5,000 and 6,000 feet. The airport is
owned and operated by the City of Kissimmee and its air traffic control tower
operates from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Driving to Disney is easy, too! Major
interstates--I-95, I-75, and I-10--provide access into Florida from the north,
with connections directly into the area via I-4, the Florida Turnpike, and US
192. I-75, I-95, and the Florida Turnpike provide quick access from south
Heavy traffic and numerous crisscrossing highways
make driving in the Orlando area challenging. Be sure to arm yourself with a
good map and avoid traveling during rush hoursâ€”7-9 am and 4-6 pmâ€”particularly on
I-4 north from downtown. The area's most traveled highway, I-4 runs southwest to
Tampa and northeast to Daytona Beach. (Official signs say "West" or "East.") I-4
provides access to almost any part of the city and its suburbs.
Greyhound Bus Terminal
103 East Dakin Avenue
Kissimmee, FL 34741
111 Dakin St.
Kissimmee, FL 34741