: Orlando Int'l (MCO)
: Winter Haven Amtrak
: Polk City Rd. and Highway 27
: Cocoa, Daytona, Clearwater, Anna Maria
: Southern Dunes
: Gary's Oyster Bar
The Haines City area boasts a charming downtown with a farmer's market, nice restaurants, festivals, and activities. The surrounding area of Polk County includes Winter Haven and Lakeland, and is a fisherman's/skier's paradise with hundreds of lakes, including the famous 'Chain of Lakes' and world-class fishing and skiing. Lakeland and Winter Haven both offer numerous cultural venues, plus antique cars and boats, as well as museums, festivals, and parks. Winter Haven is also home to the famous 'Chain of Lakes,' which include the Cypress Gardens Theme Park and Gardens. As you reach further out, you find major attractions including Disney World and Busch Garden in Orlando and Tampa are just an hour or less away. These cities offer many opportunities for outlet shopping, zoos, museums, festivals and fine dining.
Other Activities: Floatplane rides, airplane rides, airboat rides