Free, Fun, Year Round Central Florida Vacation Options


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A Central Florida vacation doesn’t have to break the bank. There are plenty of free Central Florida attractions for the entire family. From beautiful outdoor activities to educational experiences, visitors can be sure to have a fun vacation on any budget.

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Free, Fun, Year Round Central Florida Vacation Options

  1. 1. Free, Fun, Year Round Central Florida Vacation Options Presented by the Central Florida Visitors And Convention Bureau
  2. 2. Free Things To Do In The Sunshine StateA Central Florida vacation doesn’t have to breakthe bank.There are plenty of free Central Floridaattractions for the entire family.From beautiful outdoor activities to educationalexperiences, visitors can be sure to have a funvacation on any budget.
  3. 3. Hollis Garden Hollis Garden is located in Lakeland, Florida along the shores of Lake Mirror. The garden has a number of different paths which lead to beautiful fountains.The garden is free to visitors and is open yearround, but closed on Mondays.Guided free tours available byappointment.
  4. 4. Common Ground PlaygroundThe Common Ground InclusivePlayground is a unique type ofplayground located near LakeHollingsworth in Lakeland,Florida.Children of all abilities are ableto play here and the park hasequipment designed especially for children inwheelchairs.There is no charge to use the park, but gazebos andpicnic facilities can be rented fora small fee.
  5. 5. Candy ShopsDavidson of Dundee has beenfeatured on the Food Net work andoffers visitors the sweetest citruscandies, jellies and marmalades.Visitors can take a free tour any day of the week. Webb’s Candy Shop is another nationally recognized candy shop. Webb’s is famous for their goat milk fudge and citrus candies. The tour allows visitors to see how Webb’s Candy Shop makes fudge, citrus candy, peanut brittle and more.
  6. 6. Barnett Family ParkThis is a local favoriteand with good reason.The park has a specialarea for preschoolers(Sunflower PreschoolPlayground) and olderchildren have the opportunity to play nearby inseparate play structures.The park also boasts a splash pad and numerouspicnic tables.
  7. 7. The L.B. Brown House The L.B. Brown House is a museum and architectural wonder.It was built by self-taught master carpenterLawrence B. Brown and is listed on the NationalRegister of Historic Places.Today the home serves as a museum dedicated toAfrican American contributions to Florida history.Each February, the L.B. Brown Househosts the L.B. Brown festival.
  8. 8. The Mulberry Phosphate MuseumThe Mulberry PhosphateMuseum was designed withkids in mind.The museum is housed inhistoric train boxcars andteaches children abouthistory and science.Kids can dig in the museum’s outdoor exhibit forhidden treasures such as shark’steeth, fossils and more.
  9. 9. Lake Wales Arts CenterThe Lake WalesArts Centeroffers visitors anumber of thingsto do in CentralFlorida.Visitors can view collections, attendpresentations or even take an art class at thecenter.
  10. 10. LEGOLAND® FloridaLEGOLAND® Florida opens tothe public on October 15, 2011.Florida schoolteachers canregister for a complimentaryStandard Annual Pass pass enables Floridateachers to explore the parkand uncover why a field trip toLEGOLAND® Florida would be afun and exciting experience forstudents.
  11. 11. specializes inproviding information and announcementsabout events and activities in Polk County.Planning a Central Florida vacation?Let help you fillyour itinerary with adventure and buildmemories that will last a lifetime!