Category Archives: Tourism

Bok Tower’s Legacy Will Lift You Up ….

    Here’s a special lift for your spirits on this rainy day. Let Bok Tower Gardens inspire you with this short video. Four minutes of breathtaking beauty. Click here.

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LEGOLAND Announces 152-Bed Hotel

Lakeside and onsite in the park the property is expected to open in 2015. The hotel is projected to create 250 jobs while under construction and employ 250 when it opens. The hotel’s site will connect to the main gate … Continue reading

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Travel Mom Tells Atlanta that Polk is THE Destination!

Travel Mom has Central Florida message. Segment leads with LEGOLAND Florida and includes Fantasy of Flight, Bok Tower Gardens, Camp Mack and more. This showcases Polk County as the great destination we know it to be!  It will also be … Continue reading

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Gorilla Trekking … Chamber Member Mike Flood’s Experience …

MNR Electric’s Mike Flood (who also chairs the Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee) is making the Africa visit of a life time. He shared his candid assessment (contains adult language) of his visit tracking gorillas in Rawanda. This account is lengthy … Continue reading

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World of Chima at LEGOLAND Florida Opens Tomorrow!

Here’s a sneak peek at LEGOLAND Florida’s World of Chima Opening July 3, 2014 Special Red, Brick and Boom fireworks each evening July 4 -6!   (PHOTOS/Merlin Entertainments Group, LEGOLAND Florida, Chip Litherland Photography)

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A Look Inside LEGOLAND Florida …

Here’s an interesting video that provides a great overview of the LEGOLAND Florida Park. If you have a guest or visitor asking for information, this tells the story!

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World of Chima Coming to LEGOLAND Florida this Summer!

March 19, 2013 – Winter Haven, Florida – LEGOLAND Florida announced today an expansion of it’s wildly successful Winter Haven park. The new area of the park is being transformed into ‘The World of Chima” — an entirely new LEGO … Continue reading

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Blue Danube Adventure – Nine Days/Seven Nights!

The Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to consider a nine day, seven night Blue Danube Adventure. The travel dates are October 27 to November 4, 2013 and the Lakeland … Continue reading

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The Force Is With Us! Star Wars at LEGOLAND Florida

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (November 9, 2012) – A legion of pint-sized Darth Vaders (four and five year-olds) clad in ebony robes and shining masks marched on LEGOLAND® Florida today during the official opening ceremony of the park’s newest expansion, LEGO® … Continue reading

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Winter Haven Business Community Optimistic …

On the heels of this morning’s Ledger article on the economic outlook as LEGOLAND Florida celebrates its first birthday, the Chamber’s 2012 annual survey finds a growing optimism within the Winter Haven business community. Each June the Chamber conducts an … Continue reading

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