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YOUR DREAM RESORT & WATER PARK EXPERIENCE AWAITS

Located just minutes from Walt Disney World® and Universal Studios Orlando, Gaylord Palms Resort & Conference Center is your ultimate destination in Kissimmee, Florida. Our resort offers one-of-a-kind Cypress Springs Water Park, featuring rides, slides and a multi-level treehouse. Our soaring 4.5-acre glass atrium features winding waterways, lush gardens and animal habitats. Indulge in delicious dining, trendy bars, a luxury spa and more.
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    SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS.

    Discover So. Much. Christmas. at Gaylord Palms Resort during the holidays! With family-friendly events, activities, dining, live entertainment, and more, it's easy to see why Christmas at Gaylord Palms is a beloved and long-standing tradition in Central Florida.
    • ICE! featuring Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at Gaylord Palms

      ICE! featuring Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!™

      ICE! is back at Gaylord Palms. Step into an extraordinary winter wonderland and see Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!™ brought to life in ice, zoom down epic ice slides, and explore our extraordinary resort and its dozens of Christmas activities. Presented by Pepsi.

    • Guest on snow tubes at Gaylord Palms

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      With activities like tubing down giant, frozen slopes, constructing gingerbread houses, and witnessing acrobatic feats in a cirque-style show, there's so much fun to be found during the holidays.
    • Family at table with Gingerbread character at Gaylord Palms

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      Whether it's sharing a meal with favorite holiday characters, capturing a photo with Santa, enjoying extraordinary light shows, or simply taking in the magic of the season together, create lifelong traditions at Gaylord Palms.
    • Moor Restaurant sailboat in atrium at Gaylord Palms

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      Our resort features world class dining options, from the elegant Old Hickory Steakhouse to character dining brunches. You'll find the perfect setting for your holiday meal.
    • St. Augustine atrium at Gaylord Palms in holiday lights

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      Our expansive, enchanting resort boasts 4.5 acres of lush Florida landscapes under a soaring glass atrium - beautifully adorned for the holidays. Step into the Everglades, St. Augustine, and Key West all under one roof.
    • Woman getting pedicure at Relache Spa at Gaylord Palms

      More Relaxation

      Take a load off during the hustle and bustle of the holidays with a destressing massage, calming body therapy, or rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.
    • Cypress Springs water slides and playhouse at Gaylord Palms

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      Cypress Springs Water Park offers a tropical oasis that can be enjoyed all year round! Rent a day bed or cabana for the best poolside vides of the towering waterslides, rushing rapid river, and more.
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      WINTERFEST

      See Gaylord Palms transform into the perfect winter getaway during its annual Winterfest! Discover fun for the whole family as you venture through acres of indoor gardens on a Jack Frost-themed scavenger hunt, take on the challenge of a puzzling escape room, and soak in the sun at Cypress Springs Water Park with its towering waterslides and brand-new rapid river. Explore our lineup and reserve your room and tickets now for your wintertime escape.
      • Family looking at scavenger hunt map in Gaylord Palms' gardens

        More Family Fun

        Join in our family-friendly Winterfest activities and go on an adventure throught the resort on a Jack Frost-themed scavenger hunt, tackle a puzzling escape room, and more!
      • Waterfall on Cypress Springs Water Park lazy river at Gaylord Palms

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        In Florida, the fun in the sun never has to end! Enjoy Cypress Springs Water Park year-round with its towering water slides, surfing simulator, brand-new rapid river, and more! Get the best seat in the house with cabanas and day bed rentals so you can relax poolside all day.
      • Family at dining table at SandBar next to resort pool at Gaylord Palms

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        Our resort features world class dining options from the elegant, Old Hickory Steakhouse to the laid-back poolside SandBar, perfect for refreshments under the Florida sun.
      • Woman getting scalp massage at Relache Spa at Gaylord Palms

        More Relaxation

        Unwind after the stress of the holidays with massage, calming body therapy, or a rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.
      • Sailboat in Gaylord Palms atrium - MOOR Restaurant dining

        More Wonder

        Step into the world of our expansive, soaring atriums and explore 4.5 acres of unique plant life, see alligators and turtles, and explore scenes inspired by the Everglades, St. Augustine, and Key West.
      • Roller coaster new Gaylord Palms

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        Discover the destination with a trip to the Walt Disney World theme parks, SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove or Universal Orlando Resort. Located just minutes away, Orlando provides endless entertainment for the whole family.
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        SUMMER OF MORE

        Summer vacation possibilities are endless at Gaylord Palms Resort - go on adventures with pirates and princesses, enjoy the sun and waves at Cypress Springs Water Park with thrilling waterslides and a rushing rapid river, explore 4.5 acres of airy atriums, or even do it all!
        • Treehouse Water Attraction at Cypress Springs at Gaylord Palms

          More Thrills

          Exclusive to resort guests, our water park and multiple resort pools offer both a tropical pool oasis and a brand-new rapid river experience alongside a surf simulator, exclusive cabanas, a multi-level tree house playground, thrilling slides, and more!
        • Man in pirate costume in mask

          More Adventure

          Join in our family-friendly Pirates and Princesses activities and find adventure with fun-loving characters, explore the resort on a scavenger hunt to recover missing treasure, solve puzzles to make it out of a Secret Garden escape room, and more.
        • Sailboat in Key West Atrium at Gaylord Palms

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          From dining on an indoor sailboat at MOOR, to sipping cocktails from the poolside SandBar, we have delicious eats and drinks to enjoy all summer long.
        • Woman getting face massage at Relache Spa at Gaylord Palms

          More Tranquility

          Discover true relaxation this summer with a destressing massage, calming body therapy, or rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.
        • St. Augustine atrium and gardens at Gaylord Palms

          More Possibility

          Our expansive, enchanting resort boasts 4.5 acres of lush Florida landscapes under a soaring glass atrium. Step into the Everglades, St. Augustine, and Key West, all under one roof.
        • Ferris Wheel near Gaylord Palms

          More Exploration

          Enjoy the resort's prime location with a trip to the Walt Disney World theme parks, SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove, or Universal Orlando Resort all located just minutes away. The city provides endless entertainment for the whole family.
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          SPRING IT ON

          Make a fresh start with a weekend getaway at Gaylord Palms Resort this spring. Join in family-friendly activities and events inspired by the renewed life and growth of spring like live shows, art studios, and cookie decorating. Then, head out to soak in the sun and waves at Cypress Springs Water Park with its towering waterslides and rapid river.
          • Guess on waterslide at Cypress Springs at Gaylord Palms

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            In Florida, the fun in the sun never has to end! Enjoy Cypress Springs Water Park year round with its towering water slides, surfing simulator, brand-new rapid river, and more! Get the best seat in the house with cabanas and day bed rentals so you can relax poolside all day.
          • Gaylord Palms atrium in lights

            More Family Fun

            Be inspired by this season of fresh starts when you enjoy our spring art studio, live performances, and more as you Spring It On at Gaylord Palms.

          • Big Screen TVs at Wreckers Sports Bar at Gaylord Palms

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            From hockey to baseball, there's always a game to catch on the giant TV at Wreckers or step over to Old Hickory for a premium steak. Find food to satisfy all your cravings at Gaylord Palms.
          • Woman getting face massage at Relache Spa at Gaylord Palms

            More Tranquility

            In this season of renewal, discover true relaxation with a destressing massage, calming body therapy, or rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.

          • St. Augustine atrium and gardens at Gaylord Palms

            More Possibility

            Our expansive, enchanting resort boasts 4.5 acres of lush Florida landscapes under a soaring glass atrium. During the spring, find giant Easter eggs and chocolate bunnies hiding about.
          • Ferris Wheel near Gaylord Palms

            More Discovery

            Enjoy the resort's prime location with a trip to the Walt Disney World theme parks, SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove, or Universal Orlando Resort all located just minutes away. The city provides endless entertainment for the whole family.

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            WELCOME TO MORE

            At Gaylord Palms Resort, your weekend getaway possibilities are endless. Join in family-friendly Goblins & Giggles activities and events, soak in the sun and waves at Cypress Springs Water Park with its towering waterslides and rapid river, wander through our airy atriums, or even do it all!
            • Cypress Springs Water Park at Gaylord Palms

              More Thrills

              Exclusive to resort guests, our water park and multiple resort pools offer both a tropical pool oasis and a brand-new rapid river experience alongside a surf simulator, exclusive cabanas, a multi-level tree house playground, thrilling slides, and more!
            • More Fall Fun

              More Fall Fun

              Join in our family-friendly Goblins & Giggles activities and embark on a trick-or-treating expedition, explore the resort on a themed scavenger hunt, dance it out at the Monster Mash Bash party, and more.
            • Guests at dining table at Villa de Flora at Gaylord Palms

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              Whether its catching the game on Wreckers' two story flat screen or snacking by the pool, our selection of restaurants will ensure everyone finds something they'll love.
            • Woman getting pedicure at Relache Spa at Gaylord Palms

              More Relaxation

              The start of a new school year and planning for the holidays can be stressful! Discover relaxation with a massage, calming body therapy, or rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.
            • St. Augustine Atrium gardens at Gaylord Palms

              More Wonder

              Our expansive, enchanting resort boasts 4.5 acres of lush Florida landscapes under a soaring glass atrium. Explore incredible horticulture and step into the Everglades, St. Augustine, and Key West, all under one roof.
            • Roller Coaster need

              More Exploration

              Discover the ultimate vacation destination with a trip to the Walt Disney World theme parks, SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove, or Universal Orlando Resort, located just minutes away.
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            • ICE! featuring Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
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              ENHANCE YOUR STAY WITH OUR ICE! ft. HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!™ PACKAGE

              Experience SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS. at Gaylord Palms with a stay at our spectacular resort featuring access to ICE!, the holiday wonderland of your dreams, showcasing the classic story of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!™ told in awe-inspiring ice sculptures. This extraordinary experience includes overnight accommodations and single-entry attraction tickets (one per person, per stay) to ICE!.

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              RESORT CREDIT OFFER

              From dining to spa, apply your credit to a wide selection of premium resort amenities. $50 credit per night.

              Use code ZX0

            • Crystal Rapids Lazy River at Gaylord Palms
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              ENJOY WATER PARK ACCESS - COMPLIMENTARY FOR GUESTS

              ROOMS & SUITES

              When you book a room or suite with us, you also get access to our exclusive to resort guest-exclusive Cypress Springs Water Park! Experience our brand-new Crystal River Rapids active river, featuring speeding currents through cascading waterfalls, multiple thrilling slides, our zero-entry pool, surf simulator, multi-level tree house playground, and more!
            • Sailboat Moor Dining at Gaylord Palms
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              DON'T MISS OUT ON OUR STUNNING BALCONY VIEWS

              MAIN ATRIUM-VIEW ROOM UPGRADES

              Elevate your stay by upgrading to a Main Atrium View room, complete with a balcony overlooking our serene and lush main St. Augustine atrium. From the comfort of your balcony, enjoy private, exclusive views of our evening Illuminate Florida Light Show.
            • Character in costume in enchanted garden
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              SECRET GARDEN ESCAPE ROOM

              TRENDING ACTIVITIES

              You've stumbled upon a beautiful and enchanted garden filled with puzzles and riddles. Be on the lookout for a mischievous fairy lurking in the shadows - she might offer you a helpful puzzle hint or turn you into a frog! Escape back to reality within 30 minutes, or you could find yourself under her spell and be trapped in the garden forever.
            • St. Augustine Atrium, Wedding - Gaylord Palms
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              GET THE CELEBRATION YOU DESERVE

              SPECIAL EVENTS & CELEBRATIONS

              From stunning outdoor event spaces to enchanting indoor gardens and plazas to elegant ballrooms, our one-of-a-kind spaces offer the ideal location for your special moments - big and small. Let our culinary and events team assist you in flawlessly and creatively bringing to life the celebration, gathering, or event you deserve!
            • Lounge Chairs by Crystal Rapids Lazy River at Gaylord Palms
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              ELEVATE YOUR POOL EXPERIENCE

              CABANAS, DAYBED & PREMIUM POOL SEATING

              Upgrade your poolside experience with our luxurious private cabanas - which provide extra shade and space, comfortable lounge areas, refrigerators, and more - premium seating, and daybeds. Gone are the days of having to rush down to the pool early to hold your spot!
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            SOAK IN THE SUNSHINE

            Orlando provides endless entertainment for the whole family with premier golf courses, unique Florida attractions, world-class theme parks like Walt Disney World theme parks, SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove, or Universal Orlando Resort.