Learn How to Travel Safely in Central Florida
Your safety while visiting Florida’s Sweetest Spot is our top concern. Below, you’ll find resources to help plan your safe stay in Polk County, from state and local instructions regarding COVID-19 to updates for attractions and dining options.
For official information on vaccine passports and mandates in the State of Florida, please see the relevant section in The 2021 Florida Statute
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Central Florida Covid-19 Guidelines
Travel Safe In Florida’s Sweetest Spot
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.
Arts & Culture
family walking way from carillon tower at Bok Tower Gardens
Kids on Dragon Ride at LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven, FL
Golf at Streamsong Resort
2 women on paddleboards during tour with Paddleboard Winter Haven
Male and female looking at art hanging in gallery at Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL
Nature & Hiking
Hiking Trail, Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland, FL