Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information and Resources for Travelers
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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. The Resort’s extensive plan of enhanced health and safety measures fully comply with Governor DeSantis’ Executive Order 2020-123. As the health and safety of guests and employees at the Resort continues to be paramount, the plan includes reduced capacity, cashless payments, social distancing practices and enhanced cleaning regimes.

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort has published information about what guests can expect during their next visit at legoland.com/florida.

Safari Wilderness

Safari Wilderness is open for Drive Thru Safari Tours seven days a week. Reservations are required.

Bok Tower Gardens

To provide the community with a beautiful destination for healthy walks and mental well-being, Bok Tower Gardens reopened to the public on Monday, June 1, 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.

Visitors are required to adhere to strict physical distancing guidelines and remain at least six 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 cannot be achieved.

Polk Museum of Art

Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College will reopen to the public on Tuesday, September 8.

The Museum will be offering advanced online reservations to guarantee entry into the Museum on a selected time and day. While the Museum will continue to permit walk-in visitors, who will be asked to reserve a slot upon arrival, using the online reservations system in advance is the best and quickest way to ensure entry into the Museum.

The Museum is also requiring visitors over the age of 3 and all staff to wear masks at all times; masks are required to enter the building. All visitors and staff who enter the building will also have their temperatures taken by one of the Museum’s Visitor Experience associates and will be asked a few short health questions at check-in.

Streamsong Resort

The Lodge at Streamsong Resort reopened on May 15. The Resort is offering Stay & Play packages on Streamsong Black. Book at streamsongresort.com.

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo is accepting reservations. For up-to-date information, please come back to our website or visit our official Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo Facebook Page.

Explorations V Children’s Museum

Explorations V Children’s Museum opened on September 1. 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. You are encouraged to bring a water bottle. The water fountains are closed and there is a water bottle refill station by the main doors. Per City ordinance, masks are required for anyone over age 8. Preregistration is not required but is available for people who want less contact at check-in.

Statements from Closed Attractions

Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture at Florida Southern College

Out of an abundance of caution, the Frank Lloyd Wright Visitors Center is closed. No tours will be given until further notice. The health and safety of our community, employees and students is our priority at this time.

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