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Far beyond the theme parks, complementary attractions are also part of the itinerary.

Central Florida stands out for the variety of tourist options for a family vacation trip. The natural landscape, museums, parks and lakes enchant the eyes of the beholder. Included in the Central Florida region are the cities of Lakeland, Davenport, Lake Wales and Winter Haven, with rides and fun for all ages.

One of the many highlights is Legoland, in the city of Winter Haven. The park is a great option for families with children from 2 to 12 years old. There are more than 50 attractions between shows, restaurants, shopping center and much more, all in the Lego theme! To complete the experience, Legoland Florida Resort® offers the perfect accommodation, inside the park and with a decoration totally dedicated to the theme. Among the lodging possibilities are Pirates Island Hotel, LEGOLAND® Hotel and LEGOLAND® Beach Retreat.

Between one amusement park and another, stopping to rest and contemplate the landscape can be a good option, such as the Bok Tower Gardens botanical garden, the Circle B Bar Reserve natural park and the Hollis Garden. There are also a number of notable cultural attractions in Central Florida, such as the art exhibits at the Polk Museum of Art, the series of buildings designed by the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright at Florida Southern College and much more.

For children, the interactive activities at the Explorations V Children’s Museum are perfect, designed especially for them to play professions. The little ones will still be satisfied with the large number of playgrounds in the region.

A local tour that guarantees the fun of tourists is the Safari Wilderness, which allows the visitor to come face to face with exotic animals such as zebras, lemurs and ostriches. Those visiting central Florida can't help but check out the Ridge Island Groves farm, famous for its delicious orange juice, as well as its ice cream and citrus jellies - you can even pick your own oranges!

Another unmissable attraction is the gastronomy. The region offers typical dishes, with lots of meat and delicious seafood. Explore the small local restaurants, with their rustic decor and more than traditional preparations. To accompany, get to know the delicious craft beers of the region!

In addition to being packed with attractions, cities in the Central Florida region offer holiday accommodation options - it's the perfect opportunity for families looking for large, private accommodation, as well as experiencing the true American lifestyle! They are houses of 3, 7 or more rooms with a private pool and many facilities. The city of Davenport is a reference in the region for having the best options of houses for rent.

To maintain the safety and health of visitors and employees, each attraction has created its own reopening plan. All of them, however, include controlled entry of people, cashless payments in banknotes or coins, social distance and frequent cleaning of areas. For more information, access the site.

About Visit Central Florida

Visit Central Florida is the official marketing organization for Polk County, Florida, and specializes in helping visitors plan a fun-filled vacation in the Central Florida region.

For more information, visit the Visit Central Florida official website.

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