Besides the famous theme parks within an hour of our location, there are a few other attractions: This information was supplied by the VISIT CENTRAL FLORIDA – VACATION GUIDE publication.
Daytona Beach Bike Week – Bike Week has many activities for the motorcycle enthusiasts, plus enjoy downtown Daytona Beach on the ocean. Lots of RV camp grounds to trailer the bike and enjoy a few days. Lots of MOSN bikers.
Daytona Beach Biketoberfest – This is always scheduled in October, but sadly this year 2020 is iffy due to the Covid-19. It is a scaled down version of the winter Bike Week. Although if not a biker, its not always a quiet place to visit.
Celebration, Florida – Great dining, a calendar of events for the year and a short ride to stroll along the pond in the middle of town with the fountain and many out door restaurants and planned events during the year with the streets closed to traffic to enjoy that stroll with the small boutiques lining the main street.
Florida’s Natural Growers Grove House in Lake Wales, educational and fun and orange juice samples are given to those touring the exhibits depicting the Florida citrus history. 888-657-6600
Florida’s Sports Hall of Fame at Central Florida’s Visitor Information Center in Davenport. View memorabilia from Florida’s biggest sports stars. NSCAR’s drivers Bobby & Donnie Allison, National Hot Rod Association legend “Big Daddy” Don Garlits, golfer Doug Sanders and more and more. 863-420-2586
Fort Meade Historical Museum – located in a school building is and extensive collection of the area’s artifacts, a wooden wagon, historic train and an original trolley car replica. 863-285-7474
Margaret Kampsen Historic Dundee Depot Museum located in Dundee – This depot was the first on the Haines City to Sebring line of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Featuring a 1968 red caboose. 863-419-3145
Hollis Garden – Lakeland – A formal garden gifted to the city of Lakeland by the Hollis family. Over 10,000 flowers and ornamental shrubs, shade trees and a grand staircase. 863-834-2280
Homeland Heritage Park in Homeland – This unique park is home to several original structures from 19th century pioneer life in Florida, including a 1800s farmhouse, school and church. 863-534-3766
L. B. Brown House Museum located in Bartow – Lawrence B. Brown, a former slave and self-taught master carpenter, build his house, now on the National Register of Historic Places, in 1892. Guided tours are offered by appointment only. 863-944-6136
Lake Wales Art Council located in Lake Wales – Located in a Spanish mission-style church built in 1927 offers are exhibits, concerts and classes. 863-676-8426
Lake Wales Museum and Cultural Center (The Depot) in Lake Wales – Featuring permanent exhibits from Lake Wales history including it’s industries, a railroad layout and caboose.
Mulberry Phosphate Museum located Mulberry – A local history museum featuring the story of fossils and food. On site fossil digs available. 863-425-2833
O’Hara Restorations, Inc. in Frostproof – Take a walk down memory lane and see classic antique cars along with items both nostalgic and antique. Cars are also offered for sale. 863-635-9008
Old Town USA – This is a great Saturday night out walking around the “Old Town” with hot rods on display, 50’s music playing with people dancing in the street with poodle skirts. It’s about 30 minutes from MOSN.
OrlandoEscape [Orlando attractions] – Last but not least all the Orlando amusement parks just a short ride away — Disney Land, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Sea World and so much more. Great for the grandkids visits or just a day out to enjoy!
Painting with a Twist in Lakeland – Unleash your creative side with Painting with a Twist. Bing your favorite beverage, possible a snack and relax. The talented team of instructors gives you a step by step through a night’s featured painting. RSVP needed 863-877-4192
PicassoZ art Cafe – Lakeland – Paint our own pottery and grab a snack at this do it yourself art studio and cafe. Project can be shipped home to you after they are fired. Choose from pottery painting, mosaics, fused glass jewelry, clay or have them host a party for you. 863-688-6545
Polk County History Center located in Bartow – Housed in a 1908 courthouse, this museum showcases the history of Polk County. Exhibits rotate every two months. 863-534-4380
Ridge Island Groves in Haines City – Pick your citrus and taste fresh squeezed orange juice. Purchase fresh juices, marmalades, orange ice-cream. 863-422-0233
Silver Moon Drive-In theater in Lakeland – Enjoy 2 screens usually showing first-run movies. Each screen has a double feature 7 nights a week. Enjoy listening through your MF car radio or in-car speakers. 863-682-0849
Spook Hill – Lake Wales – The mystery of Spook Hill has fascinated thousands from around the world. Cars parked at the bottom of the hill defy gravity and seem to roll up hill. 86676-3445
Webb’s Citrus Candy Factory in Davenport – Watch the making of fudge, citrus candy, peanut brittle, hand-dipped chocolate and many other delights. 863-422-1051
SOME OTHER ADVENTURES OFFERED BY:
Absolute Aqua Sport – Winter Haven 863-224-8001 Fly above on of Winter Haven’s beautiful lakes by fly-boarding. Also offered is water ski lessons, tube rides and more.
Auburndale Speedway – Winter Haven 863-551-1131 Racing Saturday nights February thru November
Balloons & Beyond – Polk City 813-240-4844 You will experience the thrill of flight
Orlando Balloon Rides – Davenport 407-894-5040 Enjoy breath taking views of Central Florida
Preston Aviation, Biplane rides – Winter Haven 863-956-2526 Offering 15-30 minute single passenger flights
Florida Skydiving Center – Lake Wales Tandem skydiving is the ideal choice for rookies