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A+ for Our Visitor Information Center

Posted on February 26th, 2015 by

Categories: General

Central Florida’s Visitor Information Center (formerly known as Polk Outpost 27) has been in the limelight recently. First with complementary features in both The Lakeland Ledger and Winter Haven News Chief and then with a follow-up letter to The Ledger’s editor from northern visitors.

Lakeland Ledger Feature on Visitor Center

Dave and Judy Crocket, of Manistee, Michigan took The Ledger’s advice and paid a visit to the tourist center to learn more about Central Florida. They were so impressed with the center that they took the time to pen a nice letter about their experience.

Visitor Center A+ Editorial

Central Florida's Visitor Information Center The visitor center has embarked on a rebranding journey in recent months, with the name change and some interior redecorating, to refresh the center and establish a more recognizable identity to those not automatically familiar with Polk County and U.S. Highway 27. The Center is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., seven days a week (excluding holidays), and is located at 101 Adventure Court in Davenport, 1/2 mile south of I-4 (along U.S. Highway 27) at Exit 55.

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Posted on February 25th, 2015 by

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Posted on February 23rd, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, General, Nature, Upcoming

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Posted on February 20th, 2015 by

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Posted on February 20th, 2015 by

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Posted on February 18th, 2015 by

Categories: General, Nature

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Posted on February 17th, 2015 by

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