Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Winter Haven

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Winter Haven. Renowned for its lake, gardens and baseball games, this city welcomes all visitors. Chain of Lakes Park and Legoland Florida are just a couple of the must-sees. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Winter Haven

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Winter Haven has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Legoland Florida (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • ChampionsGate Golf Club (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Indigo's Family Fun Center (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Willowbrook Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Cypresswood Golf and Country Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Lake Henry Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Winter Haven

Travelers love Winter Haven for its panoramic lake views and picturesque gardens. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Winter Haven is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Circle B Bar Reserve (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Saddle Creek Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Sanlan Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Bok Tower Gardens (11.2 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Lewis W Mathews Memorial Sports Complex (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Lake Mirror (13.7 mi / 22 km)

How to get to and around Winter Haven

The nearest airport is in Kissimmee, FL (ISM-Kissimmee Gateway), located 25.9 mi (41.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.), which is 49.1 mi (79.1 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Winter Haven Station.

Where to stay around Winter Haven?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,511 holiday lettings near Winter Haven. From 701 Houses to 60 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Winter Haven area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Winter Haven?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Winter Haven:

  • Santa Cruz: 4,514 holiday homes
  • Champions Gate: 7,430 holiday homes
  • Regal Palms: 2,452 holiday homes
  • Windward Cay: 2,180 holiday homes
  • Ridgewood Lakes: 985 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Winter Haven?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Winter Haven. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cypresswood Golf and Country Club: 15,348 holiday lettings
  • Winter Haven Station: 12,197 holiday lettings
  • Legoland Florida: 34,428 holiday lettings
  • Willowbrook Golf Course: 31,862 holiday lettings
  • Indigo's Family Fun Center: 13,069 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Winter Haven?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 701 Houses in Winter Haven. Our other popular types of Winter Haven holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 60 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 552 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 161 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Winter Haven?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,336 holiday homes with pool available in Winter Haven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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