Route & dates
14 days in Central Florida Itinerary
Fly: 20h 45min
Lake Wales— 6 nights
Drive: 1h 15min
Orlando— 6 nights
Thick with lush greenery, Lake Wales embodies "old" Florida.Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lake Wales: Sebring (Highlands Hammock State Park & Lost Mines of Atlantis) and Lakeland (Circle B Bar Reserve, Joker Marchant Stadium, & more). Pack the 26th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Legoland Florida Resort. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Bok Tower Gardens, look for gifts at Four Purls Yarn Shop, make a trip to Lake Wales Main Street, and admire all the interesting features of Spook Hill.
To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lake Wales vacation trip planner.
Kristiansand, Norway to Lake Wales is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Kristiansand in January, things will get much hotter in Lake Wales: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Orlando.
Things to do in Lake Wales
Lakeland, Winter Haven, Sebring
Theme Park Capital of the World
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.Pack the 30th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 4th (Sun) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Next up on the itinerary: make a splash at Universal Orlando Resort, look for gifts at The LEGO Store, have fun at E.T. Adventure, and find something for the whole family at Magic Kingdom Park.
To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando itinerary maker.
Traveling by car from Lake Wales to Orlando takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In January in Orlando, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.