LEGOLAND® Florida, Central Florida’s newest theme park, is a 150-acre, full two-day interactive family theme park specifically designed for families with children ages 2 to 12. The largest LEGOLAND Park in the world, it features more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions, restaurants, shopping, a breathtaking botanical garden and the all-new LEGOLAND Water Park.
Norby’s Great Steaks
Just a little hideaway on Hwy 60 east in Lake Wales, Florida, you’ll find Norby’s, serving steaks and seafood cooked over the flaming grill. Norby’s has had rave reviews by Winter Haven News Chief, Orlando Magazine, Restaurant Forum and Lakeland Ledger.
Whether you are looking to do your first Tandem Skydive, learn how to skydive through the Accelerated Freefall Program or your 10,000th jump, searching for a training base, or you just want to have some fun Skydives, Skydive Lake Wales is the only place to be.
Bok Tower Gardens
Discover why Bok Tower Gardens is “a spot of beauty second to none in the country! Bok Tower Gardens has offered some of Florida’s most remarkable experiences to more than 23 million visitors since 1929. Through its historic landscape gardens, unique Singing Tower carillon and magnificent 1930s Mediterranean-style mansion, the Gardens offer unparalleled opportunities for artistic, cultural, personal and spiritual enrichment.
The Depot Museum
Since opening in 1976, the Depot has evolved into a resource center for the collection, conservation, exhibition, and study of materials pertaining to the history of Lake Wales, Florida. It is the goal of the Lake Wales Museum and Cultural Center, popularly known as The Depot Museum, to serve as the means by which the historical record of Lake Wales --both past and present-- may be preserved and shared with the citizens of the community.
Lake Wales Arts
The Lake Wales Arts Council is an organization led by community volunteers. Their mission is to build a community where art and culture thrive, enriching the lives of people. Their vision is to create a vibrant cultural arts destination.
Lake Wales Little Theatre
Lake Wales Little Theatre has been providing high-quality, live entertainment to Lake Wales and east Polk County for over thirty years. Their offerings include recent hits and old favorites, and they frequently offer new plays never before produced. Their intimate 140-seat theater ensures that everyone has a great view of the action.(live performances)
Where your car ‘coasts uphill’! This isn’t your typical pay-at-the-gate attraction. In fact, there is no admission charge — it’s free! Some might not even call it an attraction, but don’t say that to the locals of Lake Wales, Florida. Spook Hill is proudly recognized by the town.
The "thrill" of the attraction is your vehicle seems to coast uphill. Is it a weird phenomenon, optical illusion or the unrest of spooky spirits? Well, the legend is that it’s spooky spirits.
Follow this link for a comprehensive list of golf courses in the Lake Wales, Florida area. They list them by proximity to Lake Wales, including courses in neighboring cities. Award-winning golf courses are noted. Click on the course name to view more information on the course, including reviews and tournaments.
Using The Harbor Waterfront Resort as your Central Florida vacation home base means you’ll also enjoy quick and easy access to the region’s white sandy beaches and countless acres of breathtaking conservation lands. Whether you’re ready to explore the region by Air, Earth, Water or Fire, you will quickly feel in your Element on your Central Florida Adventures.
Take a wonderful day, or even part of a day, out of your life to experience the warm, friendly, fun (and mostly free!) things to do in Lake Wales. They’ve mapped out a route on which you can choose parts or all of it. Start at any point. Make detours or skip anything that doesn’t sound like you.
For more than 50 years, they have been a leading theme park and entertainment company delivering personal, interactive and educational experiences that blend imagination with nature and enable our guests to celebrate, connect with and care for the natural world we share.
They also are one of the world’s foremost zoological organizations and a worldwide leader in animal welfare, training, husbandry and veterinary care. The company collectively cares for one of the largest animal collections on the North American continent and has helped lead advances in the care of species in zoological facilities and in the conservation of wild populations.
Busch Gardens - Africa in Tampa Bay is a family adventure park that offers a variety of attractions based on the exotic African continent. Enjoy a mix of thrill rides, a premier zoo with over 2,000 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games.
Walt Disney World
Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando on Lake Buena Vista offers the opportunity to explore the full range of your imagination! Delight in classic attractions, enchanting fireworks, musical parades and beloved Disney Characters across 6 whimsical lands. See fantasy become a reality as you explore Adventureland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Fantasyland—open while undergoing the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history!
The Magic Kingdom
Fairytale dreams come true for children of all ages at Magic Kingdom park. Delight in classic attractions, enchanting fireworks, musical parades and beloved Disney Characters across 6 whimsical lands. See fantasy become a reality as you explore Adventureland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Fantasyland—open while undergoing the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history! —Tomorrowland and Main Street, U.S.A areas. Zoom through space, become a swashbuckling pirate and watch fireworks light up the sky over Cinderella Castle.
Discover exciting attractions, enchanting international pavilions and award-winning fireworks. Celebrating the human spirit, Epcot has 2 distinct realms: Future World, which features technological innovations, and World Showcase, which shares with Guests the culture and cuisine of 11 countries: Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, the United States, Japan, Morocco, France, United Kingdom and Canada.
Disney Hollywood Studios
Experience show business onstage at Disney Hollywood Studios, where thrilling attractions and Broadway style shows will delight the family! Movie magic comes to life at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, awash in the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Step into the action with attractions based on blockbuster movies and top TV shows, and delight in exciting entertainment that puts you center stage. With the vibrancy of a bustling movie set, this park features 8 sections: Hollywood Boulevard, Echo Lake, Sunset Boulevard, Streets of America, Commissary Lane, Pixar Place, Mickey Avenue and Animation Courtyard areas.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Encounter exotic animals and exciting adventures at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park, the largest animal theme park in the world. Home to more than 1,700 animals across 250 species, the park reflects Walt Disney’s dedication to conservation and is committed to animal care, education and research. Explore 6 enthralling lands: Oasis, Discovery Island, Africa, Rafiki’s Planet Watch, Asia and DinoLand, U.S.A. areas.