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Discover Florida


Discover Florida 2017-2018

Whatever your interests, you’ll find something fun — and cheap — to do! Explore all that Florida has to offer.

Registration becomes available one month prior to event.

Please note that Discover FL is for current students only and its one registration per student ID per trip. All event dates, times, locations, and prices are subject to change.

Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens - Lake Wales

Sunday, April 8, 8:00 AM

Bok Tower Gardens is a “must see Florida attraction” centrally located between Tampa and Orlando among rolling hills of citrus! Our nearly 50 acres of Olmsted gardens, 20-room Pinewood Estate Mediterranean-style mansion and the 205-foot art deco and neo-Gothic Singing Tower carillon is a place that has fascinated millions of Florida visitor.

Cost: Free
Time: TBD

Register for Bok Tower Gardens

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Stop by the Business Office in the Raulerson Building to purchase discounted tickets to local theme parks.

Disney Magic Kingdom ($98), All other parks - EPCOT, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios ($69)

Universal Studios – Single Park ($94), Park to Park ($137)

Cash, checks, debit and credit cards are accepted
Discounted tickets are available to all current students, faculty, and staff.  Limit of 6 tickets per 90 period. If you have questions regarding purchasing tickets or availability, please call the Business Office at 863.680.4154
*All tickets are subject to availability and blackout/expiration dates.

Local Events & Attractions

20 Miles or Less

  • Circle B Bar Reserve (Winter Haven)
  • First Fridays (Downtown Lakeland)
    First Friday every month
  • Food Truck Rally (Downtown Lakeland)
    Second Thursday every month
  • FSC Waterfront Kayaking (On Campus)
  • Hollis Wellness Center Equipment Rental (On Campus)
  • Legoland (Winter Haven)
  • Mayfaire by the Lake (Downtown Lakeland)
    Mother’s Day Weekend For details, visit the Polk Museum of Art
  • Pigfest (Lakeland)
  • Sun ’n Fun (Lakeland)

40 Miles or Less

  • Adventure Island (Tampa)
  • Alafia River State Park (Lithia)
  • Busch Gardens (Tampa)
  • The Florida Aquarium (Tampa)
  • I-Drive 360 (Orlando)
  • Museum of Science and Industry (Tampa)
  • Walt Disney World (Orlando)

50 Miles or Less

  • Manatee Viewing Center (Apollo Beach)
  • Universal Orlando (Orlando)
  • Wet ‘n Wild (Orlando)

70 Miles or Less

  • Clearwater Beach (Clearwater)
  • The Dali Museum (St. Petersburg)
  • Fort de Soto Park (St. Petersburg)
  • Madeira Beach (Madeira)

Questions? about Discover Florida Contact

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Sara Ellis

Program Coordinator