2 kids playing in Gopher Tortoise Burrow at Hammock Hollow in Bok Tower Gardens.

Kid-Friendly Attractions

A visit to Central Florida means plenty of family-friendly options. From museums built to expand the mind to water parks and even a taste of Africa, family fun is as easy as done.

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Family Friendly Attractions

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is the ultimate destination for families coming to Central Florida. The popular attraction is just one of many kid-friendly attractions. The 150-acre interactive LEGOLAND theme park features more than 50 rides, shows and attractions, restaurants, shops, the LEGOLAND Florida Water Park, two hotels, a beach retreat and a botanical garden.

Water Park

From the LEGO wave pool to the interactive water-play structures of Joker Soaker and DUPLO Safari, your kids will soak up tons of fun. But there is more to do than splash and spray at LEGOLAND Florida Resort. At Build-A-Raft River, you can imagine, design and build your own unique vessel before taking it along the 1,000-foot-long lazy river.

Theme Park

For those who would rather stay dry while their creations get wet, there is Creation Cove. Here, kids can build their own LEGO-sized boat and earn boasting rights after racing their creation against friends and family. Rides in the park include pink-knuckle roller coasters, the Imagination Zone, Miniland USA and LEGO® City where youngsters can learn how to drive by freely navigating their own boats and LEGO® cars.

Florida Children’s Museum

Opening November 4th, The Florida Children’s Museum is a 48,000 sq ft wonderland of play, learning and interactive experiences. The museum is situated within Bonnet Springs Park in Lakeland.

Bok Tower Gardens

Kids have their own space inside Hammock Hollow, a 2.7 acre area in Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales. Hammock Hollow Children’s Garden teaches conservation and the vital connection between animals, plants, and people. There is beautiful art, cooling water features, vibrant plantings, a boardwalk, a stage for little performers, and music area. Kids have things to climb on, under and through, as well as places to build, dig and create.

Safari Wilderness

Book a safari tour and see eland, water buffalo, antelope, zebras and more at Safari Wilderness in Lakeland. Many animals walk right up to the bus because they know you’ll have food!

Polk County has plenty of Parks and Playgrounds to explore as well.

Bonnet Springs Park

Opening October 22nd, Bonnet Springs Park will be an incredible new addition to Lakeland will be a 168-acre oasis of nature, entertainment, learning and lots more. Take a canopy walk through the trees, ride your bicycle around the trails, visit the museums and the gardens.

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Ridge Island Groves

Soft serve ice cream, orange and tangerine juice, pecans, oranges and strawberries at Ridge Island Groves. Florida Citrus Makes a Great Christmas Gift

Pick an orange, buy marmalade, ice cream and more at Ridge Island Groves. Visit and…

Address: 6000 Polk City Rd.
Haines City, FL 33844

Phone: 863-422-0333


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


Andy’s Igloo & Drive-In Restaurant

Andy’s Drive-In Restaurant Winter Haven, FL

Andy's Igloo & Drive-In Restaurant is a kid-friendly, local favorite near downtown Winter Haven.

Address: 703 3rd St SW
Winter Haven, FL 33880

Phone: 863-293-0019

Bonnet Springs Park

Construction Photo at Bonnet Springs Park

Just opened, Bonnet Springs Park, in Lakeland is a 168-acre urban oasis bringing Central Florida's…

Address: 400 Bonnet Springs Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33815

Phone: 863-413-0652


Proctor’s Goat Farm & Goat Life

Proctor's Goat Farm

Take a 1 hour tour of Proctor's Goat Farm, sample goat cheese and goat milk's…

Address: 6291 El Camino Real
Winter Haven, FL 33880

Phone: 863-289-3585


Florida Children’s Museum

Girl and baby brother at Florida Children's Museum peeping through glass

Opened in Lakeland on November 4, Florida Children’s Museum is the place for hands-on learning.…

Address: 109 N Kentucky Ave.
Lakeland, FL 33801

Phone: 863-687-3869

LEGOLAND Florida Resort

2 kids on roller coaster during LEGOLAND Florida Piratefest Weekend

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


Common Ground Playground

Common Ground Playground Lakeland

Playground with jumping, running, sliding and climbing for kids with varying abilities and disabilities.

Address: 1000 E Edgewood Dr.
Lakeland, FL 33803

Phone: (863) 834-2233

Family Fun Center

Family Fun Center in Lakeland, FL

Eighteen-hole miniature golf, laser tag, more than 100 arcade games, a laser maze and an…

Address: 4825 Florida Ave S.
Lakeland, FL 33813

Phone: (863) 644-1728


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