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Welcome To

Central Florida

Lakeland
Winter Haven

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.

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SEE & DO

From incredible outdoor adventures to legendary attractions, there’s always something fun to explore in Florida’s Sweetest Spot.

  • Arts & Culture

    family walking way from carillon tower at Bok Tower Gardens
  • Attractions

    Kids on Dragon Ride at LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven, FL
  • Golf

    Golf at Streamsong Resort
  • Lake Activities

    2 women on paddleboards during tour with Paddleboard Winter Haven
  • Museums

    Male and female looking at art hanging in gallery at Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL
  • Nature & Hiking

    2 people reading trail sign overlooking lake at Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland, FL

EVENTS

Looking for even more fun in Florida’s Sweetest Spot? Check out our upcoming featured events for 2020.

Sep

26

Front entrance of Central Florida's Visitor Information Center in Davenport, FL

Be 5weet Health Expo

Central Florida’s Visitor Information Center Be 5weet Health Expo will educate visitors, and residents, on…

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Oct

02

groups of people sitting outside at sunset during a concert at Chain O Lakes stadium

Kiss Alive Outdoor Event

Theatre Winter Haven is hosting outdoor events at Chain O' Lakes Stadium. Flashback to the…

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Oct

03

kid wearing a honey bee costume, hula hooping at LEGOLAND Florida Resort

Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND Florida Resort

Celebrate your Halloween the LEGOLAND® Florida Resort way! Visit the Central Florida attraction for a…

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Oct

03

Carillon Tower at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales

Uncasked October Concert at Bok Tower Gardens

During Bok Tower Gardens' Uncasked October Concert, you'll enjoy a special flight of three craft…

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Oct

10

Polk Museum Of Art

What’s the Story? Art in Search of a Narrative

Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College exhibition featuring more than thirty works from…

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Oct

10

Carillon Tower at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales

Uncorked Concert at Bok Tower Gardens

During Bok Tower Gardens' Uncorked October Concert, you'll enjoy a special flight of three wines…

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Oct

24

child holding pumpkin outside of Central Florida Visitor Information Center during Ghosts, Goblins, & Goodies

Ghosts, Goblins, & Goodies

Ghosts, Goblins, & Goodies is a trick-or-treating event at Central Florida's Visitor Information Center in…

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Nov

07

Carillon Tower at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales

Uncasked November Concert at Bok Tower Gardens

During Bok Tower Gardens' Uncasked November Concert, you'll enjoy a special flight of three craft…

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