Veranda Palms Resort is a stunning new purpose built gated holiday community located in the heart of Kissimmee. Located just 4 miles (6.4 km) from Disney World, 3 miles (4.8 km) from Celebration and 2 miles (3.2 km) from Old Town Orlando. You can walk out the front gate of Veranda Palms and in minutes be playing miniature golf, go karting, jet skiing, shopping, eating out or watching a dinner show. Veranda Palms serenity is provided by beautiful conservation areas of Shingle Creek Regional Park and Preserve surrounding the resort. The preserve is an amazing project that entails 1,000 acres with playgrounds, nature trails with boardwalks, history trails and historic restorations to transport you to Florida of the 1800's. You can try a canoe or kayaking on the perfectly preserved streams and lakes that transverse the park. Veranda Palms Resort is a gated community with amenities that include a spectacular 3 acre park with children's playground, beach volley ball and basketball courts, a ball field and jogging trails in addition to the private access to Shingle Creek Preserve.