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Westgate River Ranch Celebrates National Day of the Cowboy with Limited-Time Cowboy Vacation Offer

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Upcoming

In honor of the tenth-annual National Day of the Cowboy, July 26, Westgate River Ranch is encouraging guests to unleash their inner cowboy with a free night deal for a cowboy vacation. Westgate River Ranch guests who book a room between July 25-28 will receive a free cowboy hat and an additional free night when […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on July 21st, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, Event, General, Nature, Shopping, Sports, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JULY 21-29, 2014 Find a complete listing of July and August events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tour Date: Tuesday, July 22 Venue: Downtown Lakeland – Learn about the horse and buggy of Downtown Lakeland in this free monthly walking tour. Moonlight with Moths at Circle B Date: Wednesday, July […]

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For Summer Fun, Just Add Water…

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Nature, Sports

Central Florida summers can be a bit on the “Balmy side.”  That’s code for “Sheesh, it gets hot around here,” so it’s a good thing “here” offers you lots of fun ways to stay cool and refreshed while enjoying the Florida sunshine. With 554 fresh-water lakes in Central Florida’s Polk County, there are lots of […]

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Iconic Chalet Suzanne To Close August 4

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, General, Uncategorized

August 4 will be a sad day for tourism in Polk County, with the announcement that an iconic property like Chalet Suzanne will close its doors. With a long and storied history, Chalet Suzanne has been part of Polk County’s tourism fabric for more than 80 years, being owned and operated by four generations of […]

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July Activities at Explorations V Children’s Museum

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

Summer is here, and we know it’s pretty HOT. If you have little ones, head to Explorations V Children’s Museum for fun activities and ice cold air conditioning. Explorations V is located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in Downtown Lakeland. Check out the schedule below. Magic Monday All sessions include music, story time, an activity […]

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Red, Brick and Boom Returns to LEGOLAND ® Florida With New Fireworks Show

Posted on July 1st, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Upcoming

LEGOLAND® Florida is celebrating the 4th of July weekend in 2014 with its annual Red, Brick and Boom event! Three nights of fireworks set to The LEGO ® Movie soundtrack will light up the sky for all guests to experience, along with fun activities for the entire family to enjoy.  The event allows visitors to celebrate the […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, Event, Nature, Shopping, Sports, Uncategorized, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JUNE 30- JULY 8, 2014 Find a complete listing of June and July events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Red, White & Kaboom Date: Thursday, July 3 Venue:  Lake Mirror, Lakeland – Celebrate the fourth of July downtown at Lakeland’s annual “Red, White &  Kaboom” event where you’ll find live music from D.A. Smith & […]

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Fourth of July Events in Central Florida

Posted on June 26th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, Event, General, Sports, Upcoming

Get ready for plenty of family-friendly fun in Polk County this July 4th! Join us in the celebration and remembrance of those who risked their lives for our freedom. Beginning Thursday, July 3 and lasting through the night of Friday, July 4, you will find Independence Day celebrations for everyone going on throughout the county. […]

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20 Ideas for Dad in Central Florida this Father’s Day

Posted on June 6th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, General, Nature, Shopping, Sports

Looking for a great gift or activity that your father will enjoy this year? Check out our list of 20 ideas for Father’s Day, and you’re sure to find something he’ll enjoy! TRAVEL DEALS: Be sure to check out our Central Florida Travel Deals at VisitCentralFlorida.org/travel-deals where you will find discounts for many of the places below. Click […]

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Explore the Outdoors This June at Polk’s Nature Discovery Center

Posted on June 5th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Nature, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Polk’s Nature Discovery Center at Circle B Bar Reserve offers a variety of nature based activities for all ages. The month of June is all about how to explore the outdoors. You do not want to miss out on any of the fun family friendly activities that we have planned for you. Sign up for a tram tour, a […]

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