Tampa Bay History Center
Hickey's Creek Mitigation Park encompasses 862 acres. This wildlife preserve, co-managed with the Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission, consists of a variety of habitats including palmetto-oak scrub, pine flatwoods and seasonal wetlands. Views of scenic Hickey's Creek can be enjoyed from trail and overlook areas. The ecosystem presently supports the threatened Florida scrub jay and gopher tortoises.
City of Apopka
The park offers 768 acres of pine flatwoods, scrub oak, cypress swamps and oak hammocks with over 20 miles of hiking, mountain biking and equestrian trails. Tent camping, picnic pavilions, lodge, barbeque grills, kayaking, park programs, river overlook and a fishing pier are also available. Located along the Caloosahatchee River, it is an area rich in natural history.
Barrier Island Sanctuary
Lakeland Christian School is the oldest and largest private K-12 school in West Central Florida. Founded in 1954, the recently expanded 27-acre campus is located in the heart of Lakeland. The more than 1,000 students enjoy $23 Million of sparkling new facilities, along with the latest technology. The hallmarks of the school are strong academics, championship athletics, award-winning fine arts, and a close-knit school-family partnership.
A visit to Mission San Luis transports you back in time. Your destination is a community where Apalachee Indians and newcomers from Spain live in close proximity drawn together by religion as well as military and economic purpose.
Modern day visitors to Mission San Luis discover a re-created community where time stands still.
MOSI is a non-profit, community-based institution and educational resource that is dedicated to advancing public interest, knowledge and understanding of science, industry and technology. MOSI's core ideology is to make a difference in people's lives by making science real for people of all ages and backgrounds.