Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

6000 West Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, Florida 34746 USA
+1 407-586-0000

EXPLORE at Gaylord Palms


May 21 - September 6, 2021

Make this summer one of discovery in the Sunshine State! Adventure through the resort to learn all about Florida's unique plants and animals, or make a splash with fun activities at Cypress Springs Water Park every weekend. With live shows and entertainment the entire family will enjoy exploring summer at Gaylord Palms.

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Water Park and Resort Pools


Whether looking for thrills or relaxation, our Cypress Springs Water Park and South Beach Pool offer something for everyone. Don’t miss our all-new action river attraction, Crystal River Rapids!

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Explore Summer

Uncover the stories and discover the natural wonders of Florida in this brand-new, guided, atrium adventure.

Location: Castillo de San Marcos Fort, St. Augustine Atrium
Schedule:  Fridays & Saturdays, hourly slots 6-8pm
Pricing: $16.99 plus tax, per person

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Summer Celebration Pool Party

DJ Sunny is here to bring your family summer tunes, pool games and prizes. Move and groove along as DJ Sunny spins classic and contemporary tunes to rock out to in Cypress Springs Water Park.

Location: Cypress Springs Water Park
Schedule: Daily 12-4pm
Pricing: Free

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Florida Explorer Scavenger Hunt

Your journey begins inside the 4.5-acre atrium, filled to the brim with flora (plant-life) and fauna (animal-life) from all over the state. To succeed in becoming a real-life Florida explorer, you will need to navigate through the atrium and learn about unique plants, animals, and historical landmarks.

Location: Hotel Atrium - Purchase your Scavenger Hunt Booklet at the Pool Towel Hut
Schedule:  Daily at your leisure, beginning at 9am
Pricing: $12.99 plus tax, per booklet

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More Summer Activities


Animal Encounters with Wild Florida

A special educational opportunity to interact with and learn about a variety of incredible creatures.

Location: Socio Patio
Schedule:  Saturdays 5-6pm
Pricing: Free

Illuminate Florida Light Show

This multisensory celebration of the Sunshine State will excite and amaze with an epic musical score set to millions of choreographed lights. Journey from the swamplands to the beach and enjoy all Florida has to offer!

Location: St. Augustine Atrium
Schedule: Daily 8:45pm
Pricing: Free

Build-A-Bear Workshop

Bring imagination to life with Build-A-Bear Workshop®! Experience the Make-Your-Own fun by adding stuffing and taking part in our one-of-a-kind Heart Ceremony. Personalize furry friends with outfits, accessories, sounds, and scents – it’s the most fun you’ll ever make.

Schedule: Weekends
Pricing: Varies

Family Movie Night

Enjoy the best family-friendly movies on our very own big screen with your family and friends.

Schedule: Saturdays 8pm
Pricing: Free

Adventure Kids: Join the Club

Join the Gaylord Hotels Adventure Kids as they explore all that the planet has to offer in a fun and educational journey that celebrates the world we live in.  Explore the atrium, earn your Adventure Kids badges, and join the Adventure Kids Club.

Location: Atrium
Schedule: Saturdays 2-4pm (60-minute increments)
Pricing: Free

Rise & Shine with the Adventure Kids

Wake up with Sophie from the Adventure Kids, and enjoy some morning yoga from the comfort of your guest room.

Location: Channel 44 on your in-room TV
Schedule: Daily 8-10am
Pricing: Free

What To Expect

We have implemented a variety of new protocols and elevated practices, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in keeping with our high standards of cleanliness and commitment to providing excellent service. We have also made a few adjustments to the services, amenities and facilities available during your stay. Here is what to expect during your stay at Gaylord Palms.
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