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Blueberry U-Pick Season
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Picking blueberries at a local farm is way more fun than picking up a small plastic container of blueberries in…

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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…

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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…

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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 –…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 –…

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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…

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Family-Friendly Central Florida Summer Vacation Ideas

father and son on Great LEGO Race roller coaster at LEGOLAND in Winter Haven, FL

We’ve put together a Top 10 Family-Friendly Central Florida Summer Vacation Ideas for 2021. We hope to see you and...

Fourth of July Events in Central Florida 2021

fireworks during Red, White, and BOOM at LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven, FL

Get ready for plenty of family-friendly, Fourth of July fireworks fun in Polk County! Join us in the celebration and...

Most Instagram-Worthy Places in Central Florida

IG ciaraliebl on couch at Unfiltered Coffee in Bartow, FL - one of the Most Instagram-Worthy Places in Central Florida

Trip planning on Instagram is definitely a thing and we love finding new places to take pictures at Central Florida,...

Re-Imagine & Rebuild the World at PLANET LEGOLAND

LEGO Globe at PLANET LEGOLAND at LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven, FL

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort in Winter Haven has introduced a world with no rules just pure creativity… PLANET LEGOLAND® opening April...

Murals in Lakeland

Experience Lakeland & Winter Haven

If you’re looking for a way to get some fresh air and something fun to do with your friends or...

50+ Ways to Experience Lakeland & Winter Haven

2 women on paddleboards during tour with Paddleboard Winter Haven

Here’s an easy way to plan your next trip to Central Florida – 50+ Ways to Experience Lakeland & Winter...

7 Central Florida Experiences You Don’t Want To Miss

young girl in pink dress and pink sunglasses outside LEGOLAND Hotel in Winter Haven, FL, a Central Florida experience you don’t want to miss

Ready to take your Florida vacation to the next level? Florida is one of the most extraordinary states in the...

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...

6 Great Reasons to Spend a Weekend in Winter Haven

Family taking selfie in front of LEGO Movie World

Ready to book a family-friendly weekend getaway? Here’s a list of 6 exceptionally fun things to during weekend in Winter...

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