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Best things to do in Lake Wales

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Garden
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“Bok Tower Gardens is a contemplative and informal woodland setting offering a series of romantic recesses and tranquil resting spots, picturesque vistas and breathtaking views. Acres of ferns, palms, oaks and pines fashion a lush backdrop for spectacular seasonal colors. It is located 17.4 miles from the Blue Ranch, in the nearby city of Lake Wales. boktowergardens.org”
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Point of Interest
“The legend has it that an great indian chief was buried atop the hill and if you try going down the hill to the other side he pulls you backup the hill to protect his village.”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“We love this place. Everything is fresh and homemade. Local owned and operated. So good. A must if you love fresh food.”
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Restaurant
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“Excellent Midwestern steaks, cut the way they are supposed to be! Great food all around the menu. Happy hour between 4-7 PM. Opens 4-10 M-TH & F-S 4-10.30 & SUN 12-9.30 $$”
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Bus Station
“quaint mall - Dillards JC Penny Food Court, Movie Theater, State of the Art Recreational facility”
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Department Store
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Restaurant
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Restaurant
“Breakfast and lunch only (Closes at 3:00 PM)Great food great prices.Closest thing to a NY Style DINER !!”
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Italian Restaurant
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“This is one of our absolute favorites of all time. It's great Italian at great prices with amazing service and a full bar. ”
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Gift Shop
“ Video stations provide well-created presentations on various aspects of citrus farming and juice processing at Florida's Natural Factory. Theater with a short movie covering additional aspects. Historical items on display. Gift shop and free orange juice samples ”
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Museum
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Restaurant
“great prices, good food, large portions, great service. Open for Breakfast and Lunch til 2pm”
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Movie Theatre
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Point of Interest
“The Council hosts a variety of venues from Chinese Puppets to Jazz Concerts.”
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Store
“Referred to as "Fisherman's Candy Store." Has everything you need to fish Florida!”
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