Central Florida is the Largemouth Bass Capital of the World– a fishing paradise with 554 lakes primed for enjoyment year-round.
Chain of Lakes in Winter Haven:
There are several lake groups that are connected by canals that can be cruised on with restaurants and fishing to enjoy. Boat ramps are available to launch you boats or rent one or canoes or kayaks and explore the waters close and personal.
Winter Haven North has 10 lakes as part of its chain.
Winter Haven South has 16 lakes as part of its chain.
Central Florida’s parks and preserves offers seasonal hunting for deer, Osceola turkey, small game and waterfowl. Try your shooting skills and visit trap and skeet ranges.
Central Florida has Nature Preserve areas that is surrounded by more than 25,000 acres of wetland preserves. Old Florida scrub land and wildlife habitats, every sun-soaked, moss draped panorama is a welcome invitation to get away. Hike, bike and wander through a tangle of live oaks and cypress, alive with herons, eagles, otters and alligators. www.floridastateparks.org
Florida Strawberry Festival-Plant City is a big deal here. Plant City strawberries are the biggest, sweeties and famous. They are not exported so you can only get them here in this area in season (March). www.Flstrawberryfestival.com
The above information was provided by “Visit Central Florida” publication.