Legoland Florida is a theme park located in Winter Haven, Florida which opened on 15th October 2011. This happens to be the largest LEGOLAND Park in the World, built on a 150-acre site including a beautiful botanical garden, it offers guests more than 50 rides, shows, attractions, restaurants and shopping.
Look out for the new Legoland hotel which is being built on site now. It is set to open in the Summer of 2015 and will feature 152 Lego-themed rooms and suites. Rooms will sleep up to 5 people with a maximum of 2 adults. A selection of Rooms and VIP Suites are available. They also offer Premium Themed Rooms with a choice of an Adventure Room, a Pirate Room or the Kingdom Room.
hosts park entry, ticket and pass sales, the Garden Restaurant and The Big Shop.
• The Big Shop
– One of the largest retail stores in the world selling Lego merchandise
• The Market
– Authentic imported Danishes and freshly baked pastries, espresso, milk, juice, fruit, a selection of yogurts and soft serve ice cream.
will feature a variety of retail shops and treats, most notably, Granny’s Apple Fries.
• Factory Tour
– A firsthand look at how Lego bricks are made from factory to finish.
• Studio Store
– Pick-up all your favorite Lego licensed products, like Clutch Powers, Bob the Builder, SpongeBob, Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Harry Potter and Batman.
• Granny’s Apple Fries
– This Legoland-famous snack is made with crisp Granny Smith apples, powdered with cinnamon and sugar and served with a sweet vanilla cream sauce.
• Fun Town Theater
– Four different 4-D movies will show throughout the day at Legoland’s largest 4D theater with seats for 700.
, the heart of every Legoland Park, will be home to seven specially themed areas – Washington, D.C., New York City, Las Vegas, Kennedy Space Center, Daytona and of course Florida.
encompasses the entire state from Mallory Square in Key West to Bok Tower Gardens in Central Florida and antebellum mansions in the Panhandle. Miniland Florida also includes an expanded area for Kennedy Space Center and an interactive Daytona racing experience where guests can race Lego brick cars.
• Las Vegas
features the Strip including the Luxor, New York, New York Hotel and Casino, Excalibur, Mirage, Treasure Island, Tropicana, MGM Grand, Venetian, Stratosphere tower and two iconic structures of Paris Las Vegas: the balloon sign and Eiffel Tower. “The Strip” also features a miniature wedding chapel, monorails and real life sounds recorded in Las Vegas. The architectural landmark is built out of more than two million bricks and represents more than 16,000 hours of creative artistry.
• Washington, D.C.
sports faithful recreations of the White House, Capitol Building, Smithsonian, Washington and Jefferson monuments and parts of Georgetown. An animated marching band parades in front of the Capitol and tiny cherry trees blossom every spring.
• New York City
features the Freedom Tower years before its completion in the Big Apple. Tiny jets of water shoot up from the fountain in Rockefeller Plaza, while an army of animated yellow taxicabs prowls the streets of Times Square. The Statue of Liberty, a cutaway view of Grand Central Station, The Empire State Building, The Guggenheim Museum and the Bronx Zoo are just a few of the recognizable landmarks.
• A Pirate themed section hosts a full-on swashbuckling pirate adventure as two opposing pirate ships and their “mates” battle it out upon the high seas.
takes kids back to medieval times where spells are cast and many knights, damsels and dragons are found.
• The Dragon
– An indoor/outdoor steel roller coaster that features a spirited and humorous view of life behind the scenes within the enchanted Legoland Castle.
• The Royal Joust
– Kids ride Lego-themed horses through a number of medieval scenes where they encounter other riders in a simulated joust.
In Land of Adventure
, all ages explore hidden tombs and hunt for treasure.
– This junior wooden coaster reaches curves and dips in and around a prehistoric jungle of animated and life-sized Lego brick dinosaurs.
• Lost Kingdom Adventure
– A dark ride that invites guests to fire laser blasters at targets and brave the rugged Egyptian landscape in all-terrain roadsters, while attempting to unearth the vast treasures of a forgotten empire.
– This outdoor attraction lets children and parents fire soft foam balls at enemies and explore the complex maze of the Pharaoh’s kingdom.
• Beetle Bounce
– Launch 15-feet up toward brightly jeweled Lego scarab beetles perched atop two monumental obelisks.
is where some of the pink-knuckle thrills can be found.
• Lego Technic Test Track
– Brave guests feel the power of acceleration, braking and maneuverability as they race a life-size Lego Technic vehicle along a roller coaster track.
• Aquazone Wave Racers
– Riders zip in and out of waves as they dodge water blasters on this dual water carousel ride.
is the place where youngsters can live out their dreams in a scaled down town created just for them.
• Fun Town Fire Academy
– Families race to put out a “blaze” by piling into a “fire truck” and power it by pumping levers across a paved straightaway. The first family to put out the fire and make it back wins!
• Driving School
– A “real-life” driving experience for children ages 6 through 13, where kids receive their official Legoland driver license.
• Junior Driving School
– A scaled down version driving school course for children ages 3 through 5.
• Flight School
– An inverted steel coaster that lets kids feel the thrill of flight.
• The Big Test
-- This interactive show uses acrobatics, music and fun to teach fire safety as the zany crew of Fun Town Fire Department attempts to conquer the “Big Test” to become official firefighters.
emphasizes exploring and creation, while showcasing seven of the most visually exciting Lego models in the world, including a replica of Albert Einstein’s head.
• Game Space
– Features 13 game stations where guests can experience family-friendly lego video games.
• Build & Test
– Build a Lego car and test it against the competition on the digitally timed track.
• Lego Mindstorms
– Build and program computerized robots.
• Lego Clubhouse
– Kids and parents stock up on bulk Lego bricks and Make & Create kits while enjoying ice cream, popcorn, beverages and snacks.
• Kid Power Towers
– Kids and parents alike hoist themselves up to the top of a tower to get a view of the entire park and the lovely Lake Eloise, and then enjoy a “free-fall” to the bottom.
- The beautiful and historic botanical gardens have been restored to pristine condition, and the collection of native plants, including azaleas and camellias, have been reclaimed and combined with a range of exotic species to create a horticultural masterpiece. Still standing sentinel in the garden is the amazingly vast Banyan tree
that was planted as a seedling in 1939.
has been taken over by swashbuckling pirates along the shores of Lake Eloise. This is where guests can watch a live-action water stunt show.
is ideal for toddlers. Youngsters can fly a plane, drive a car or explore a whole town – all designed with their height in mind.
2014 Ticket Prices:
General Walk-Up Admission
1 Day Legoland
• Adults 13-59: $84
• Child 3-12 or Senior, 60+: $77
2 Day Legoland
• Adults 13-59: $99
• Child 3-12 or Senior, 60+: $92
1 Day Legoland + Water Park Combo
• Adults 13-59: $99
• Child 3-12 or Senior, 60+: $92
2 Day Legoland + Water Park Combo
• Adults 13-59: $114
• Child 3-12 or Senior, 60+: $107
You can save $15 by purchasing tickets online in advance
Standard Annual Pass:
• $169 adult/child/senior
Lifetime admission to Legoland Florida, free preferred parking, special events admission, and discounts on food and merchandise.
Legoland is open 7 days a week, but may be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during specific periods. The Park opens Monday - Friday 10am to 5pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am until 6pm.
Directions to Legoland
From Orlando, take I-4 WEST to exit 55 (US Hwy 27 South). Turn right off U.S. Highway 27 at State Road 540/Cypress Gardens Boulevard. Park is 4 miles on the left.
From Tampa take I-4 EAST to Exit 27 (Polk County Parkway). Exit Winter Haven (2nd Toll Booth) at S.R. 540 and follow eight miles to Hwy 17 North. Take Hwy 17 North two miles over the bridge to first light and turn right.
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