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Top Attractions

in Central Florida

Central Florida is the epicenter of family fun with world-famous theme parks, including Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. We’re thrilled to know you want to visit! If you’re planning your first trip to Florida or your fifteenth, consider adding a few of our favorite things to do in Central Florida to your vacation itinerary.

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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, making Polk County Florida’s Sweetest Spot.

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

This IS NOT a LEGO store or Discovery Center, this is a THEME PARK with roller coasters, rides, a water park and three onsite hotels. Built for kids ages two to twelve, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is among the top things to do with kids in Central Florida and has more than fifty rides and attractions.

Unique Central Florida Attractions

Avoid crowds and long lines when you visit our unique Central Florida attractions. Bok Tower Gardens is a National Historic Landmark in Lake Wales featuring a 250-acre garden designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, Jr., a 250-foot tall Singing Tower with carillon bells, dedicated children’s garden, daily concerts, onsite restaurant, outdoor kitchen and gift shop.

Tour the largest one-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world when you visit Florida Southern College in Lakeland. Embark on a wildlife safari by open-air vehicle or Camelback to experience magnificent herds of African and Asian animals on 260-acres of Florida wilderness at Safari Wilderness in Lakeland.

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Polk Museum of Art

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

Polk Museum of Art is one of the top-ten art museums in Central Florida, featuring…

Address: 800 E. Palmetto St.
Lakeland, FL 33801

Phone: (863) 688-7743 x223

Hollis Garden

Trees and flowers at Hollis Garden in Lakeland, FL. Lake Morton in background of photo.

Located along the Frances Langford Promenade at Lake Mirror, this botanical display garden set in…

Address: 614 E. Orange St.
Lakeland, FL 33801

Phone: (863) 834-2280

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

2 girls horseback riding in front of conestoga wagons at westgate river ranch resort and rodeo

The largest dude ranch east of the Mississippi River features luxe teepees, glamping, cabins, hotel…

Address: 3200 River Ranch Rd.
River Ranch, FL 33867

Phone: 863-692-1321

Bok Tower Gardens

Carillon Tower at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales

Historic Bok Tower Gardens, a national historic landmark, features two hiking trails, 50 acres of…

Address: 1151 Tower Blvd.
Lake Wales, FL 33853

Phone: 863-676-1408

Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture at Florida Southern College

4 people inside Annie Pfeiffer Chapel, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, on the campus of Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL

Explore the genius of America’s greatest architect through his most fully articulated vision: the National…

Address: 840 Johnson Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801

Phone: 863-680-4597

Peppa Pig Theme Park

Entrance Arch at the world's first peppa pig theme park

Peppa Pig Theme Park is a NEW, standalone theme park is just steps away from…

Address: One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884

Phone: 833 451-8004

Safari Wilderness Ranch

Safari Wilderness Ranch

Knowledgeable tour guides at Safari Wilderness Ranch will lead the way through 260-acres in custom…

Address: 10850 Moore Road
Lakeland, FL 33809

Phone: 813-382-2120

LEGOLAND Florida Resort

father and son on Great LEGO Race roller coaster at LEGOLAND in Winter Haven, FL

At LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, everyone is a hero. Built just for families with kids age…

Address: One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884

Phone: (888) 690-5346

Mister Chris Coffee Gallery & Depot

Photo of the exterior of Mr Chris Coffee Depot

Mister Chris’ Coffee Gallery & Depot is located inside the historic Atlantic Coast Line Train…

Address: 118 E. Wall St.
Frostproof, FL 33843

Phone: 863-449-1507


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