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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Theme Park
“Legoland is the best theme park for younger kids! And kids of all ages who love Legos. The rides are just the right amount of thrilling and interactive. The 4D movies are hilarious. The food is only ok. ”
  • 90 locals recommend
Water Park
“About LEGOLAND® Fun, colourful and inspirational, LEGOLAND® is where awesome awaits for families looking for a great day out, or the ultimate shortbreak experience. Each LEGOLAND is bursting with interactive family rides, live shows, building workshops, and amazing attractions, including awe-inspiring Miniland areas reflecting iconic buildings and attractions from the Resort location – all built using the iconic LEGO® brick. Designed specifically for families with children aged 2-12 years old.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Legoland Florida is a theme park in Winter Haven, Florida. It opened October 15, 2011.[6] The park encompasses 145 acres (0.59 km2), making it the second-largest Legoland”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“As Harry's Old Place moves into its 30th year we still delight in the fact that every night at Harry's we have something new and exciting for our guests to discover. Whether it’s Monkfish from Maine, Steelhead from the Olympic Peninsula, or Baked or Apalachicola oysters, clams & mussels, we change our menu every day to provide our guests with what’s fresh, what’s in season and well…what just tastes really good.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Nice dinner or casual lunch on the chain of lakes! Pull up a boat or get to by car. Enjoy the view of Winter Haven's beautiful lakes while grabbing some seafood. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“American standard fare featuring burgers, seafood, steaks & ice cream in a simple setting.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Water Park
“Legoland is a fun filled theme park with rides for younger and older children, with both a main park and a water park legoland is a guarenteed to make memories It is a 50 minute drive from the Serenity Resort ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
  • 1 local recommends
New American Restaurant
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“The best words to describe Nutwood are fresh and delicious. Chef Rojas cooks all his food with passion because you can taste it through the meals he serves. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Food
“Grove Roots Brewing Company is a “fiercely local craft brewery and taproom” located in downtown Winter Haven, Florida. They frequently have food trucks available outside, so you can have a bite to eat while enjoying one of their finely crafted beers.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fantastic Italian food in a fine dining atmosphere. One of the fancier places here in town, they also have a small cocktail bar and pizza bistro.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Excellent laid back atmosphere and food. You can dine outside by the lake or in the restaurant.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Water Park
“This used to be Cypress Gardens for any old timers. Now it is the kid friendliest of all theme parks. And its very nearby. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“ Welcome to Florida's most honored community theater. be sure to check their website for what's coming up to coordinate your schedule and reserve your tickets. Then, prepare to be blown away as you are captivated like only live theater can.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“As Harry's Old Place moves into its 30th year we still delight in the fact that every night at Harry's we have something new and exciting for our guests to discover. Whether it’s Monkfish from Maine, Steelhead from the Olympic Peninsula, or Baked or Apalachicola oysters, clams & mussels, we change our menu every day to provide our guests with what’s fresh, what’s in season and well…what just tastes really good.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Nice dinner or casual lunch on the chain of lakes! Pull up a boat or get to by car. Enjoy the view of Winter Haven's beautiful lakes while grabbing some seafood. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“American standard fare featuring burgers, seafood, steaks & ice cream in a simple setting.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fantastic Italian food in a fine dining atmosphere. One of the fancier places here in town, they also have a small cocktail bar and pizza bistro.”
  • 4 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“The best words to describe Nutwood are fresh and delicious. Chef Rojas cooks all his food with passion because you can taste it through the meals he serves. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Excellent laid back atmosphere and food. You can dine outside by the lake or in the restaurant.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Okay, this one is a chain, but it’s a local chain. In our opinion this is the best place in town for a steak. It’s a little (okay, a lot) kitschy inside. Unlimited bowl of salad with every meal, and free popcorn while you wait for your table.”
  • 5 locals recommend

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