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Open Attractions

Below you’ll find statements from our tourism partners in Polk County. Please check their websites while planning your trip to Central Florida.

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Statements from Open Attractions & Resorts

Most of our attractions are open and are operating with extra safety measures in place. Be sure to review our complete directory of Attractions & Activities.

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort reopened on June 1, 2020. Temperature tests are no longer in place. LEGOLAND published information about what guests can expect during their next visit at legoland.com/florida.

Safari Wilderness

Safari Wilderness is now open for all safaris and tours, and has extended its Drive Thru tour option which was put in place in 2020. Reservations are required.

Bok Tower Gardens

To provide the community with a beautiful destination for healthy walks and mental well-being, Bok Tower Gardens is open with regular gate operations. For limited contact service, visitors may purchase tickets online. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the gate upon arrival.

In order to maintain social distancing, please remain at least 6-feet apart from other parties. Visitors should have a mask when they come to the Gardens for safety and courtesy to others. Masks should be worn when visiting indoor areas or when physical distancing is unachievable.

Polk Museum of Art

Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College is open.

The Museum continuously monitors CDC and Polk County Health Department guidelines. The museum is currently operating under a mask-optional policy, and they strongly encouraged unvaccinated visitors to wear masks. Advanced reservations and temperature checks are no longer required, though the museum is happy to take phone pre-reservations to ensure rapid entry. For more information visit the museum website at polkmuseumofart.org/policies

Streamsong Resort

The Lodge at Streamsong Resort is open. The Resort is offering Stay & Play packages on Streamsong Black. Book at streamsongresort.com.

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

The resort has enhanced cleaning and sanitizing procedures in place. For up-to-date information, please visit the Westgate Cares section of the River Ranch website or visit the official Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo Facebook Page.

Explorations V Children’s Museum

Explorations V Children’s Museum opened on September 1 2020. The Museum took a deep dive into the visitor experience and modified it to include enhanced safety procedures while still keeping your visit centered around kindness and exploration.

  • Due to the close nature of play, masks are recommended. Vaccinated grownups and children under age 9 are not required to wear a mask. Complimentary masks are available throughout the building for your safety.
  • Guests will be asked to wash their hands before they check-in
  • It is not safe to have fabric elements like costumes on the floor at this time.

Preregistration is not is available for people who want less contact at check-in. For all the latest information please visit the museum’s website at explorationsv.com

Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture at Florida Southern College

The Frank Lloyd Wright Visitors Center at Florida Southern College re-opened in June 2021. The college does require that masks be worn when inside any building. For the latest information visit the Center’s website at floridasouthern.edu/frank-lloyd-wright


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