- TripBuzz found 79 things to do with kids in or near Winter Haven, Florida, including 66 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lakeland, Lake Wales, Kissimmee and Celebration.
- From Cypress Lanes to Genesis Zoology Ctr, the Winter Haven area offers 78 different types of family activities, including: Amusement Parks (All Ages), Bowling, Zoos and Movie Theaters.
- Polk State College has called Winter Haven home for over 50 years. Surrounded by several lakes, Winter Haven offers an array of outdoor recreation for both residents and tourists alike. Home to numerous water skiing schools, it is a popular venue for skiers worldwide. Along with wildlife watching, golfing is also a popular activity in Winter Haven.
A premier location for bowlers, Cypress Lanes provides an upscale environment with added amenities such as special effects lighting and an advanced sound system for their version of cosmic bowling. Leagues, youth bowling and groups are also welcome.
Opened in 1989, the Genesis Zoology Ctr is a facility dedicated to rehabilitating rescued animals of all kinds. The facility is home to several endangered species, including the Florida Panther and several Siberian Tigers.
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7400 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33884 MoreLess Info
Recreational travelers can enjoy manicured lawns and public swimming at the Cypress Campground and RV Park. The family friendly RV park also features a miniature golf course, clubhouse, indoor and outdoor gaming, free Wi-Fi and a full kitchen facility.
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1 Legoland Way, 6000 Cypress Gardens Boulevard, Winter Haven, FL 33884 MoreLess Info
Perfect for family fun time, LEGOLAND Florida features over 50 rides, water rides, interactive parks and activities and even a Duplo Village. Geared specifically for young children, the rides can be enjoyed by toddlers as well as older children for safe family fun for everyone.
The Shallow Grave is a haunted attraction popular among those who love the thrill of being scared. During visits to the attraction, guests are haunted by the frightening costumed individuals that fill the attraction's haunted hills.
Winter Haven's Rotary Park offers a variety of amenities including a playground, skate park, baseball field, basketball and sand volleyball courts and competition horseshoe pit. The park also has a clubhouse available for private rental.
For close-up views of Florida wildlife, Wildleigh Ecotours - Day Tours offers tours via pontoon boat as well as kayak and paddleboard. The tour operator is a certified master naturalist in wetlands and offers educational programs as well.