Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Lake Wales

The lake and gardens create a pretty picture of Lake Wales. Renowned for its camping, hiking and skydiving, this city welcomes all visitors. Legoland Florida and Chain of Lakes Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Lake Wales

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Lake Wales a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Legoland Florida (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Cypresswood Golf and Country Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Indigo's Family Fun Center (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Willowbrook Golf Course (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • City of Bartow Golf Course (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Lake Henry Golf Club (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lake Wales

Lake Wales is famous for its panoramic lake views and picturesque gardens. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Lake Wales is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bok Tower Gardens (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Lake Kissimmee State Park (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Lewis W Mathews Memorial Sports Complex (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • The Circle B Bar Reserve (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Disney Wilderness Preserve (18.4 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Sanlan Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lake Wales

The nearest airport is in Kissimmee, FL (ISM-Kissimmee Gateway), located 28.6 mi (46 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Sebring, FL (SEF-Sebring Regional), which is 34.3 mi (55.2 km) away.

Where to stay near Lake Wales?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 37,338 house rentals near Lake Wales. From 12,422 Houses to 3,775 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lake Wales is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lake Wales?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lake Wales:

  • Champions Gate: 6,847 vacation rentals
  • Solana: 642 vacation rentals
  • West Haven: 6,213 vacation rentals
  • Calabay Parc: 547 vacation rentals
  • Cumbrian Lakes: 266 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Lake Wales?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Lake Wales. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Kissimmee State Park: 1,313 home rentals
  • Eagle Ridge Mall: 2,567 home rentals
  • Bok Tower Gardens: 2,016 home rentals
  • Mountain Lake: 1,324 home rentals
  • Providence Golf & Country Club: 940 home rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Lake Wales?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 12,422 Houses in Lake Wales. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lake Wales include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,775 lodging choices
  • Villas: 14,215 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 5,820 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lake Wales?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 35,111 vacation homes with pool available in Lake Wales.

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