Especially useful if you are staying in a Rented Home or
We all gotta eat, right? So this section will cover the major
Supermarkets, Grocery Stores, Mini-Markets and Convenience Stores
located along the US192 corridor and the Orlando area.
There's Publix, Albertson's, Winn-Dixie, Kash N' Karry, and of
course Wal-Mart Supermarkets (with its huge clothing section) of the
There are also many independent Mini-Markets, 7-Eleven and Circle K
convenience stores to choose from.
You'll find these on almost every corner of US192.
Though not always offering the widest of selections their
'convenience' and opening hours make them invaluable.
Naturally, you will pay a little more for this convenience, but they
remain a real time-saver, especially if you are without a car or
just need a few items to complete you're shopping list.
Mini-Markets usually offer a staple of basic groceries, toiletries,
bread, milk, cereals, etc. They are usually independently owned and
7-Eleven and Circle K also offer self-serve gasoline.
Although we are getting used to large Supermarkets selling just
about everything, some in the Kissimmee area are truly gigantic. The
key words here are Publix & Winn-Dixie. For, if you don't know their
names, you won't know that they area Supermarkets!
On our first visit, we spent 2 days driving round looking for a
Safeway Supermarket... There are no Safeway's Supermarkets in
So remember - Publix, Wal-Mart, Winn-Dixie.
Don't forget to take a chance to test you're luck with the Florida
Almost without exception, all area stores will carry both local
newspapers as well as some of the more popular international
editions. Catering to both the Spanish speaking and British visitor