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Things To Do In Central Florida

Whether you’re in search of exhilarating thrills or an uplifting escape, Central Florida’s Polk County has you covered.

Plan A Trip

Here, family fun, outdoor adventure and incredible tastes are always on the horizon. Nestled in the very heart of the Sunshine State, this epicenter of Florida fun puts you close to top Central Florida attractions that include LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, Bok Tower Gardens and Safari Wilderness. Here, you can take time to savor the sunny skies and natural beauty we’re known for, all while embarking on an action-packed vacation that’s sure to satisfy the whole family. Culture, outdoor spaces, history and hospitality… you’ll find it all here as you explore the diverse attractions, exciting activities and captivating sights that help to make this Florida’s Sweetest Spot.

  • Arts & Culture

    family walking way from carillon tower at Bok Tower Gardens
  • Attractions

    Kids on Dragon Ride at LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven, FL
  • Aviation

    Standard D-25 in flight during biplane ride at Waldo Wright's Flying Service in Central Florida
  • Dog Friendly Places

    7 dogs at Dog Leg Woods Dog Park in Lakeland, FL
  • Family Fun

    two kids walking on narrow logs at Hammock Hollow, a children's play area at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, FL
  • Fishing

    2 men from bass boat on Lake Kissimmee. TMC Guide Services
  • Gardens & Parks

    Hollis Garden
  • Golf

    Golf at Streamsong Resort
  • Indoor Fun

    Group with finished paintings at Painting with a Twist in Lakeland, FL
  • Lake Activities

    2 women on paddleboards during tour with Paddleboard Winter Haven
  • Museums

    Male and female looking at art hanging in gallery at Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL
  • Nature & Hiking

    2 people reading trail sign overlooking lake at Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland, FL
  • Nightlife

    cocktail being served by bartender at Ave Bar in Winter Haven, FL
  • Performing Arts

    Actors on stage during a performance of Matilda at Lakeland Community Theatre.
  • Restaurants

    Harborside Restaurant
  • Shopping

    2 females shopping for Lakeland themed t-shirts inside Scout & Tag in Lakeland, FL
  • Spectator Sports

    Spectator Sports
  • U-Pick & Farm Tours

    goat with a yellow collar, next to another goat at Proctor's Goat Farm and Goat Life in Winter Haven, FL
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