Lakeland / Winter Haven / South Central Florida

Overview

Welcome to the Florida vacation destination that offers the best of all worlds – close to top attractions, but far from the crowds. The Lakeland and Winter Haven area of Central Florida includes LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, Bok Tower Gardens and Westgate River Ranch Resort, while Orlando theme parks and coastal beaches are just a short drive away. We are Florida’s Sweetest Spot!

Central Florida’s Polk County is conveniently located between Orlando and Tampa, and an easy drive to Central Florida attractions and the Gulf and Atlantic beaches. Polk County offers something for everyone, including Florida’s newest attractions, LEGOLAND Florida Resort and Safari Wilderness; and some of Florida’s most historic; including Bok Tower Gardens, Westgate River Ranch Resort (the Southeast’s largest dude ranch), and Frank Lloyd Wright’s 13 structures at Florida Southern College. With 554 fresh water lakes, the area offers great fishing, adventurous airboat eco tours and exciting water sports. Wonderful parks, preserves and trails captivate visitors with Polk County’s natural beauty.

Phone (800) 828-7655
Website https://www.visitcentralflorida.org
Information and photos courtesy of Central Florida Visitors and Convention Bureau

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