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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.

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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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

Safari Wilderness

Family of 3 in a safari vehicle looking at zebras at Safari Wilderness in Lakeland, FL

Knowledgeable tour guides will lead the way through 260-acres in custom safari vehicles, answering questions…

Address: 10850 Moore Road
Lakeland, FL 33809

Phone: (813) 382-2120

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

Florida’s Natural Grove Store

2 women shopping in citrus themed gift shop, Florida's Natural Grove Store in Lake Wales, FL

Learn how Florida’s Natural oranges journey from crate to carton and sample the different varieties…

Address: 20205 US Highway 27 North
Lake Wales, FL 33853

Phone: (863) 676-1411

Circle B Bar Reserve

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

A prime destination for hiking, bird watching and cycling. Visit the Polk Nature Discovery Center…

Address: 4399 Winter Lake Rd.
Lakeland, FL 33803

Phone: 863-668-4673

Explorations V Children’s Museum

Child playing in costume and on stage at Explorations V Children's Museum in Lakeland, FL

A fun and educational children's museum that gives you a taste of what Lakeland is…

Address: 109 N Kentucky Ave.
Lakeland, FL 33801

Phone: (863) 687-3869

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

Lake Wales History Museum

2 females looking at exhibits inside Lake Wales History Museum

Featuring permanent exhibits from Lake Wales history, its industries, a railroad layout and caboose as…

Address: 325 S Scenic Highway
Lake Wales, FL 33853

Phone: (863) 676-1759

Mulberry Phosphate Museum

alligator skull on display at Mulberry Phosphate Museum

Home to an extensive collection of fossils, a phosphate industry gallery, old photographs and memorabilia…

Address: 101 SE 1st Street
Mulberry, FL 33860

Phone: (863) 425-2823

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