Local Attractions

Florida Skydiving Center
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, the Florida Skydiving Center is the only place to be.

Florida’s newest theme park! It will offer more than 50 rides, over a 150 acre area filled with shows and attractions for the entire family.

Historic Bok Sanctuary
Explore 128 acres of colorful gardens surrounding the park’s signature 205-foot marble and coquina carillon tower. Listen for the soothing chimes of the carillon as you tour the grounds, including the historic Pinewood Estate.

Fantasy of Flight Aviation Attraction
Marvel at a B-17 bomber and more than 40 other vintage aircraft, go flying in a flight simulator or take a real ride on a hot-air balloon or bi-plane (seasonal). Watch your imagination soar.

Florida Air Museum at Sun n’ Fun
Aviation history reaches new heights with this collection of rare aircraft, artifacts and memorabilia. See one-of-a-kind designs, classics, experimental/homebuilts, antiques, warbirds, ultra-lights and displays on sport aviation.

Polk County Fishing
Central Florida Polk County’s 554 lakes are excellent homes for largemouth bass – anglers catch so many here that we’re known as the “Bass Capital of the World.”

Nature’s Glory: Parks & Wildlife
With 36 parks and more than 250 bird species, Polk County is a natural paradise. Explore the area’s parklands and preserves, visit the nature centers and hike or bike the many miles of trails to enjoy authentic natural Florida.

Dive into the world of water-skiing at Polk City’s American Water Ski
Hall of Fame and Museum. After visiting, you’ll be ready to get out on the water – and you’ll find plenty of ways to do just that. On the area’s 554 lakes, you can water-ski, rent a boat, take a wild airboat ride or settle back for some sightseeing on a nature cruise. And don’t miss fishing for largemouth bass, bluegill and more on the Winter Haven Chain of Lakes.

Culinary Delights in Central Florida
If you’re ready to indulge, historic Chalet Suzanne in Lake Wales
servesa six-course dinner including Soup Romaine®, which was served on Apollo space flights. For a casual, mouthwatering meal, try Peebles Bar-BQ in Auburndale, a local favorite for over 50 years. At Lang’s Tasteof Florida Restaurant in Lake Alfred, fall in love with the famous Grapefruit Pie.