Happy Fall, y’all! Summer has passed and cooler temperatures have arrived so get outside and enjoy some popular fall festivals and Halloween events in Polk County.
Here’s a list of our favorite Halloween events and fall festivities for you to check out. Enjoy! Be sure to click each link for more information.
LEGOLAND Florida Resort Brick-or-Treat
October 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 & 30-31.
Florida’s greatest Halloween event for the little ones! On weekends in October, your family can experience the spooky, kooky fun of one of the most popular Halloween Events in Central Florida....
Central Florida’s Polk County is the ultimate outdoor destination in Florida, and is packed with thrilling adrenaline pumping activities to help you leave your comfort zone! So leave the tea-cup rides behind and strap in and get ready for the ultimate, active Florida vacation.
Top 10 Adrenaline-Rush Activities in Central Florida
Nothing quite gets the adrenaline pumping like jumping out of a plane at tens of thousands of feet above sea level. At Jump Florida Skydiving, first-timers and and experienced jumpers can both hurtle through the sky, as a highly experienced team puts...
Lina Greco worked in partnership with Visit Central Florida to create this Weekend Getaway Travel Recap.
Weekend Getaway to Central Florida
When we talk about summer in Florida the first thing that comes to mind is the beach… and yes, Florida has beautiful beaches to enjoy but there is much more than that. My first weekend getaway in Central Florida was my visit to River Ranch, a family weekend and an unforgettable glamping experience. There I realized that just 3 hours away from South Florida is another version of Florida that has a lot to offer, an ideal destination for a weekend getaway.
We understand that your pets are just as important as your human family members. So we created a list of some fun and unique, dog friendly spots in Central Florida.
Dog Friendly Spots in Central Florida
Central Florida is one of the top destinations for a fun, family-friendly vacation (yes that includes your pets). With so many different offerings from dog friendly restaurants to gardens and state parks, there is always something to do that includes the WHOLE family.
1. Lakeland’s Downtown Farmers Curb Market
If you’re a dog lover, Lakeland’s Downtown Farmers Curb Market is...
Whether you’re just visiting the area or a lifelong resident of Polk County, there is so much history in and around our county that you need to see. These are the top historic sites in Central Florida that any and everyone should visit.
Historic Sites in Central Florida
With history rooted in every corner of the county, Central Florida is known for its citrus, agriculture, and phosphate mining. Take a trip around one of Florida’s largest counties and see historic landmarks from 205 foot singing towers to 100+ year old houses turned museums.
1. Polk County History Center
A great place...
LEGOLAND® Florida Resort in Winter Haven has introduced a world with no rules just pure creativity… PLANET LEGOLAND® opening April 16, 2021! This new immersive build experience encourages you and your kids to unleash their imaginations – building, unbuilding and rebuilding the world of their dreams with LEGO® bricks.
PLANET LEGOLAND – Re-Imagine & Rebuild the World
After entering PLANET LEGOLAND, you and your kids will encounter a 6-foot wide LEGO globe, built out of more than 200,000 bricks, awaiting your creations.
Step 1: select from one of 4 different LEGO model themed stations...
Ready to take your Florida vacation to the next level? Florida is one of the most extraordinary states in the U.S., and Central Florida alone offers one of a kind experiences that make Florida the hottest destination vacation. Whether it’s your entire family or a couple’s getaway, you’ll make fantastic memories that will last a lifetime. Check out these top :
7 Central Florida Experiences You Don’t Want To Miss
1. LEGOLAND® Florida Resort
Awesome awaits every member of the family at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort located in Winter Haven. LEGOLAND® offers over 50 rides and attractions built for kids...
Winter Haven is home to LEGOLAND® Florida Resort and offers a wide range of family-friendly things to do. Explore the city’s popular Chain of Lakes and indulge in amazing meals from our many locally owned restaurants. Recreate this weekend by visiting or booking with the businesses featured.
Visiting Winter Haven
LEGOLAND® Florida Resort
LEGOLAND® Florida Resort features a theme park, water park and three onsite hotels – all built specifically for kids ages 2-12. Between the theme park and water park, visitors enjoy more than 50 rides, shows and interactive attractions. Read more...
Visit Central Florida to experience family-friendly attractions such as LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, Bok Tower Gardens, Safari Wilderness, pick oranges, peaches and blueberries, see performances at our award winning theatres, or enjoy our wonderful weather while hiking, cycling or during an airboat ride.
Whether you are visiting Central Florida’s Polk County or have lived here for more than a decade, discover the more than 50 places and activities that we think everyone should experience in Central Florida!
Our MUST-SEE Attractions
Bok Tower Gardens
Inspiring visitors with Olmsted gardens,...
We’ve put together a Top 10 Family-Friendly Central Florida Spring Break Ideas for 2021. We hope to see you and your family this March and April.
Central Florida Spring Break Ideas for Your Family
Central Florida is one of the top destinations for a fun, family-friendly spring break. With so many different offerings from watersports to nature and wildlife activities, there is always something to do that the family will enjoy.
And the best part? Every activity is located within a 90-minute drive to the beach and 60-minute drive to Orlando attractions.
1. LEGOLAND Florida Resort