Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

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Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

Postby Duece » Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:29 am

Doesn't look like I'll make the cleanup weekend, but I am going to get up there for some turkey hunting. My question is this, since the road to Thomas Landing is awful as is Thomas Landing itself, where else is "airboat friendly" (dry load/unload, dry parking etc.) on the chain? I've stayed at Lake Cypress Fish Camp (defunct) and Thomas Landing. Don't really want to camp, but will and don't have an RV. Any ideas? How airboat friendly are they at Port Hatchineha?

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Re: Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

Postby Hambone79 » Thu Mar 26, 2015 1:19 pm

Deuce I'm not sure about lodging at the port but they are airboat friendly. I would probably stay at Camp Mack. Meets all you will need. I do know the new park manager is now at Colman landing and it's very nice there but no lodging, would be camping. If I was going to camp I would just stay on the lake. Lake Rosalie has a great county park to camp at but no airboat launch from that ramp plus would be a little drive to get on lake kiss.

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Re: Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

Postby HuntingBigun » Thu Mar 26, 2015 2:26 pm

Duece wrote:Doesn't look like I'll make the cleanup weekend, but I am going to get up there for some turkey hunting. My question is this, since the road to Thomas Landing is awful as is Thomas Landing itself, where else is "airboat friendly" (dry load/unload, dry parking etc.) on the chain? I've stayed at Lake Cypress Fish Camp (defunct) and Thomas Landing. Don't really want to camp, but will and don't have an RV. Any ideas? How airboat friendly are they at Port Hatchineha?

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Liars Lodge owned by camp Mack is pretty nice hotel clean and not overpriced. Just manage your hot water lmao
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Re: Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

Postby justin m » Thu Mar 26, 2015 3:11 pm

The motel rooms at Camp Mack are definitely nice. Just don't pay the extra for a stove and a fridge. You'll get a microwave and a mini fridge :lol: :lol: But the boat ramp is nice when it's not packed with people. Just no dry loading allowed. We will be going back up the 2nd weekend of July and i cannot wait!
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Re: Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

Postby nomad41 » Thu Mar 26, 2015 4:16 pm

Grape Hammock on Kissimmee is very airboat friendly. And they have cabins. Here is the link
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Re: Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

Postby hirise » Thu Mar 26, 2015 6:32 pm

your right about managing your water, it sure got my attention....brrrrrrrrr
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Re: Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

Postby Duece » Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:08 pm

Not too concerned about dry loading, but what about dry "parking"? I'm going w/a friend who has a crack in his transom. Don't want to pull boat in and out of the water every night if we can help it. I don't like keeping mine at a dock either, but I'll do it if I have to...

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Re: Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

Postby HuntingBigun » Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:41 pm

They have slips you can park backwards and be on dry ground when water is low or you can park by the boat ramp but not recommended as you really can not get all the way out of the water
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Re: Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

Postby Duece » Fri Mar 27, 2015 9:55 am

HuntingBigun wrote:They have slips you can park backwards and be on dry ground when water is low or you can park by the boat ramp but not recommended as you really can not get all the way out of the water


I think we're going to rough it at Overstreet Landing. We'll see how all that works out.

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Re: Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

Postby Duece » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:01 pm

Was going up to stay in an RV this weekend, but RV is toast. My camping stuff is in bad shape too. Camp Mack is full, anybody got any recommendations for staying close by? Best thing just stay in Lake Wales?

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Re: Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

Postby Scarecrow » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:56 pm

Try River Ranch.

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Re: Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

Postby Duece » Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:13 pm

Scarecrow wrote:Try River Ranch.


For some reason I think my buddy already has, but I'll double check. Thought he said only RV or tent camping available. Thanks.

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Re: Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

Postby Scarecrow » Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:15 pm

Maybe try Grape Hammock Campground.

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Re: Lodging on Lake Kissimmee

Postby pristinewater » Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:05 am

Anyone have a rv site somewhere between lake George and Kissimmee for some fishing and gigging. I still travel back and forth to se ga from time to time and trying to keep travel down as much as possible. I am retired so I have plenty of time and little money. OH and goooooood people are a must. Thanks for your help


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