The Official tourism blog for Visit Central Florida. Looking for things to do in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Davenport or Lake Wales? We have the latest about Central Florida events, restaurants, attractions, nature, fishing and more!
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5 Steps to Keep Polk County Safe for Visitors and Residents
What does it take to Be sweet? When you follow the 5 safety steps, you’re not just doing it for your own safety, you’re doing it to protect everyone in Polk County. Take five to ensure everyone’s safety in Florida’s Sweetest Spot!
Blueberry U-Pick Season
Blueberry U-Pick Season featured image
Picking blueberries at a local farm is way more fun than picking up a small plastic container of blueberries in…
Murals in Winter Haven
woman’s face mural in Winter Haven on 3rd St SW IG meganjwells
We’ve put together a list of popular murals in Winter Haven and hope you can visit at least a few…
Waterfront Dining in Central Florida
Harborside Restaurant is a great option for waterfront dining in Central Florida, located on Winter Haven’s Lake Shipp
If you’re looking for waterfront dining in Central Florida, consider visiting Winter Haven. This “Chain of Lakes” city, has lakes…
Concert Under the Stars Series
crowd gathered for moonlight concert at Bok Tower Gardens. Carillon tower in background.
Enjoy a fantastic concert under the stars as this fan-favorite event returns to an all-new Bok Tower Gardens venue –…
Valentine’s Day in Central Florida
Couple at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, photographed by Maddness Photography LLC
With the day of love quickly approaching, it is that time to book appointments, make reservations, and solidify your plans…
SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo
Events in Central Florida
SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo is BACK in 2021 and we are excited about this highly anticipated spring event, April…
Family-Friendly Central Florida Spring Break Ideas
4 kids shooting arrows at Westgate River Ranch Resort near Lake Wales, FL
We’ve put together a Top 10 Family-Friendly Central Florida Spring Break Ideas for 2021. We hope to see you and…
1 Day 2 Park Promo at LEGOLAND Florida
2 kids dressed as pirates at LEGOLAND Florida Water Park
Get more out of your family vacation with a 1 Day 2 Park Promo at LEGOLAND Florida this January –…
Cycling in Central Florida
cyclist riding Niner bike at Loyce Harpe Park mountain bike trail system in Mulberry, FL
If you are looking for cycling adventures during your next visit to Central Florida, we have many bike trails for…