Are you ready to explore Central Florida?Looking for fun? Central Florida’s Polk County has you covered. A wide array of things to do and see, including attractions, local restaurants, nature parks and hiking trails, boutique shops and museums.
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.
Let’s explore Central Florida.
Welcome to Polk County, Florida’s Sweetest Spot for epic outdoor adventures, incredible eats and Sunshine State attractions! Here, you can experience the best that Lakeland and Winter Haven have to offer while escaping the crowds found in larger cities. From wide open spaces to exhilarating thrill rides at nearby theme parks, we have it all. Let us help you plan a Central Florida vacation.
SEE & DO
From incredible outdoor adventures to legendary attractions, there’s always something fun to explore in Florida’s Sweetest Spot.
Looking for even more fun in Florida’s Sweetest Spot? Check out our upcoming featured events for 2021.
Saturday Night Rodeo
Yee-haw! 8 seconds may not seem like a long time, but when you're watching a…SEE DETAILS
SUN ‘n FUN Spooktacular
Trick or Treat is coming to SUN 'n FUN. Get your costumes, jump in the…SEE DETAILS
Country and Western Music Festival Haines City
Get ready for some good ol' fashioned fun as Balmoral in Haines City hosts the…SEE DETAILS
Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND Florida Resort
Oct 2-31. Celebrate your Halloween the LEGOLAND® Florida Resort way! Visit the Central Florida attraction…SEE DETAILS
Ghosts, Goblins, & Goodies
Ghosts, Goblins, & Goodies is a trick-or-treating event at Central Florida's Visitor Information Center in…SEE DETAILS
Cypress Gardens Water Ski Show
Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team hosts a free, monthly show-ski event at Lake Silver in…SEE DETAILS
LEARN & DISCOVER
Halloween Time at LEGOLAND Florida
For all the little ghouls and goblins out there, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, is the perfect location for a slightly less...See Details
Have the Florida Wedding of Your Dreams
Your happily ever after begins here, with our list of stunning Central Florida wedding venues. Have the Destination Wedding of...See Details
The Legend of Spook Hill
Lake Wales is known for its citrus groves, charming downtown, and iconic Singing Tower; however, the “Crown Jewel of the...See Details
Staff Picks – Our Favorite Places for Coffee and Beer
Local brews, both cold and hot, are what we love and our staff compiled a list of favorite coffee shops,...See Details
The World’s First Peppa Pig Theme Park Opening Soon!
All little piggies and parents of little piggies can squeal in delight as the World’s first Peppa Pig theme park...See Details