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A waterfront sunset over Winter Haven, Florida
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Opened in 1936, Cypress Gardens in Winter Haven was the first theme park in Florida. In 2010, it became part of LEGOLAND Florida Resort.

A bike tour of Lakeland, Florida
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The Hollywood film Edward Scissorhands was filmed at Lakeland’s Southgate Shopping Center.

Water skiing in Auburndale, Florida
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Winter Haven is considered to be the Water Ski Capital of the World: In the 1950s and 1960s, many athletes and celebrities flocked to Lake Eloise to water ski, helping to popularize the sport.