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Central Florida’s Polk County is conveniently located between Orlando and Tampa, and an easy drive to Central Florida attractions and the Gulf and Atlantic beaches. Polk County offers something for everyone, including Florida’s newest attractions, LEGOLAND Florida Resort and Safari Wilderness; and some of Florida’s most historic; including Bok Tower Gardens, Westgate River Ranch Resort (the Southeast’s largest dude ranch), and Frank Lloyd Wright’s 13 structures at Florida Southern College. With 554 fresh water lakes, the area offers great fishing, adventurous airboat eco tours and exciting water sports. Wonderful parks, preserves and trails captivate visitors with Polk County’s natural beauty.
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When you stay in Florida’s Sweetest Spot, your accommodations are far more than just places to stay and rest your head–they are part of the fun.  Here are some of our favorite places to stay in Central Florida.

Places to Stay in Central Florida

Hotels & Resorts

The new LEGOLAND® Pirate Island Hotel is one of 3 hotels where families are invited to build their dream destination one colorful brick at a time.

If you have dreamed of the Wild West, Westgate River Ranch Resort has just the teepee for you. Luxe teepees and Glamping tents pack all the amenities of a 5-star resort into their canvas topped expanses.

The 16,000-acre Streamsong® Resort might be known for its 3 award-winning golf courses, but that’s not the whole story. With a world-class spa, top-notch dining and onsite activities, there is plenty to do besides golf.

Vacation Rental Homes

Looking for more space and maybe even a private pool? Options for vacation rental homes or Airbnbs in Davenport and Haines City include 2-bedroom villas, 8-bedroom homes, and everything in between. In addition to private pools, Balmoral Resort Florida has an onsite water park, restaurant and bar, while Orlando Attraction Homes offers themed homes with up to 20-bedrooms.

RV Parks and Campgrounds

If you’re a snowbird looking for places to stay in a RV for a few months, or a couple who likes to travel in a luxury Airstream Touring Coach or Travel Trailer, we’ve got vacation resorts and campgrounds for you. Our 2 newest resorts are Resort at Canopy Oaks and Camp Margaritaville, and our newest campground Safari Wilderness Camping, provides a truly unique experience. Orlando SW/Fort Summit KOA is close to all of Central Florida’s major theme parks, and Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina and RV Resort is the perfect location for people who enjoy fishing and nature.

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Central Florida Golf Resort - Streamsong Resort Black course number 5 hole

Streamsong Resort

Address: 3000 Dunes Pass
Bowling Green, FL 33834

Phone: 863-428-1000

Utilizing the natural contours, sand dunes and native grasses to offer a golf experience that…

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Camp Margaritaville RV Resort

Address: 361 Denton Ave.
Auburndale, FL 33823

Phone: 863-455-7335

Camp Margaritaville RV Resort is a luxury RV resort in Auburndale, Florida. Located on Lake…

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TownePlace Suites by Marriott Lakeland

Address: 3370 US Hwy 98 N
Lakeland, FL 33805

Phone: (863) 680-1115

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Lakeland is an all-suite hotel features full-size kitchens, pillow top mattresses…

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Holiday Inn Club Vacations Orlando Breeze Resort

Address: 100 Orlando Breeze Cir
Davenport, FL 33897

Phone: (863) 420-3838

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Orlando Breeze Resort is relaxing, family friendly timeshare resort close to…

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Colt Creek State Park

Address: 16000 FL-471
Lakeland, FL 33809

Phone: 863-815-6761

​No matter the season, Colt Creek State Park in Lakeland offers activities including hiking, kayaking,…

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Lake Kissimmee State Park

Address: 14248 Camp Mack Rd
Lake Wales, FL 33898

Phone: 407-624-5640

Lake Kissimmee State Park is located on the shores of lakes Kissimmee, Tiger and Rosalie,…

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Lake Hatchineha Resort

Lake Hatchineha Resort & RV Park

Address: 151 Catfish St.
Haines City, FL 33844

Phone: 863-242-0174

Lake Hatchineha Resort is a fishing and hunting RV can cabin rental park on the…

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JC Vacation Homes

Location: Davenport / Disney

Phone: 844-707-3767

JC Vacation Homes offers townhome and single family vacation rental homes in the Davenport and…

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Holiday Inn Express Lake Wales N-Winter Haven

Address: 2953 Ridge Way
Lake Wales, FL 33859

Phone: (863) 949-4800

Convenient, modern hotel, located on Highway 27 just minutes from LEGOLAND Florida and Bok Tower…

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