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Peace River at Fort Mead Outdoor Recreation Area

Fort Meade Outdoor Recreation Area

The 120-acre Fort Meade Outdoor Recreation Area provides visitors with a beautiful woodland setting along the shores of the Peace River.

Fort Meade Outdoor Recreation Area is a popular spot to launch kayaks and canoes onto Peace Creek. Fort Meade is official starting point for Florida’s Peace River Paddling Trail. Download a trail guide from floridadep.gov.

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3 women looking at citrus themed Polk County exhibits inside Polk County History Center in Bartow, FL

Polk County History Center

Housed in a 1908 courthouse, this museum showcases the history of Polk County. Galleries rotate exhibits every two months. Includes…

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Exterior of 3-story Wonder House in Bartow, FL

Wonder House Historic Tours

The rebuilding and remodeling of the Wonder House was covered by episode 9 of the Netflix show Amazing Interiors. Owners…

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male and female kayaking at Lake Kissimmee State Park in Lake Wales, FL

Lake Kissimmee State Park

Lake Kissimmee State Park is located on the shores of lakes Kissimmee, Tiger and Rosalie, covers 5,930-acres and is a…

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