Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Lake Wales

The lake and gardens create a pretty picture of Lake Wales. Renowned for its camping, hiking and skydiving, this city welcomes all visitors. Legoland Florida and Chain of Lakes Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Lake Wales

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Lake Wales a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Legoland Florida (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Cypresswood Golf and Country Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Indigo's Family Fun Center (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Willowbrook Golf Course (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • City of Bartow Golf Course (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Lake Henry Golf Club (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lake Wales

Lake Wales is famous for its panoramic lake views and picturesque gardens. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Lake Wales is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bok Tower Gardens (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Lake Kissimmee State Park (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Lewis W Mathews Memorial Sports Complex (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • The Circle B Bar Reserve (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Disney Wilderness Preserve (18.4 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Sanlan Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lake Wales

The nearest airport is in Kissimmee, FL (ISM-Kissimmee Gateway), located 28.6 mi (46 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Sebring, FL (SEF-Sebring Regional), which is 34.3 mi (55.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Lake Wales?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 36,528 vacation rentals near Lake Wales. From 12,759 Houses to 3,427 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lake Wales for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Lake Wales?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lake Wales:

  • Champions Gate: 6,859 vacation rentals
  • Cumbrian Lakes: 282 vacation rentals
  • Solana: 618 vacation rentals
  • Watersong: 1,029 vacation rentals
  • West Haven: 6,180 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Lake Wales?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Lake Wales. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Kissimmee State Park: 1,298 vacation rentals
  • Bok Tower Gardens: 2,031 vacation rentals
  • Eagle Ridge Mall: 2,655 vacation rentals
  • Tiger Creek Preserve: 1,254 vacation rentals
  • Grand Hotel: 1,252 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Wales listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lake Wales?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 12,759 Houses in Lake Wales. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lake Wales include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,427 rentals available
  • Villas: 13,750 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 5,286 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lake Wales?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 34,557 vacation rentals with pool available in Lake Wales. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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