Haines City, FL Travel Tips
Create lifelong memories with a vacation to the Sunshine State and exciting events, festivals, concerts, theme parks, and much more that provide ongoing family entertainment year-round. Use our online vacation home rental services to reserve a house for rent in Haines City, FL, for your next family getaway. Provide your family with a comfortable base of operations where you can plan your day visiting local attractions.
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The Haines City area has plenty of entertaining locations where families can enjoy planned activities. At eight-acre Lake Eva, walk along the sandy beach, hike or bike the trails, or take a boat out on the lake for a little fishing. Lake Eva also sports an aquatics center with a pool and water slide for children.
Plan an afternoon picnic at Lake Eva. Stop by the Main Street Farmers Market, located at Railyard Square, for fresh fruit and veggies. The market is in the vintage downtown district and features a brick plaza where visitors to Haines City have signed their name.
Landmark Bible College is the former Polk Hotel, built in the late 1920s. The nine-story Italian Renaissance building is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Attractions less than 45 minutes from Haines City include Walt Disney World
, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Epcot, Wet ’n Wild, and Discovery Cove in Orlando, LEGOLAND in Winter Haven, and Bok Tower in Lake Wales. Less than an hour and a half away is the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Titusville.
September has the spicy Latino Festival and November features the tangy goodness of the BBQ Swamp Fest Competition
with an array of world-class barbecue specialties, the Run-A-Muck obstacle race, live entertainment, and a kid's area.
The Haines City Ribs on the Ridge Festival takes place in February at Lake Eva Park. Enjoy the event over two days with live music, food, barbecue, beer, beverages, and arts and crafts.
Your family will enjoy the excitement in Tampa at the annual Gasparilla Pirate Invasion in January. More excitement follows in February at the Florida State Fair.
The Annual Florida Strawberry Festival
is one of the state’s tastiest festivals. Thousands of visitors enjoy rides, food, exhibits, concerts, contests, crafts, and fresh Florida strawberries. The fun festival begins in February and runs for 11 days in Plant City, just 39 miles from Haines City.
Florida’s weather runs hot to cold and in between throughout the year. Expect hot, humid, and rainy weather from June to August and a mild September and October. November to February is the coldest time of year.