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Lake Wales Travel Guide: 33 reviews and 81 photos
lake wales is located in central florida's ridge country south west of orlando. in 1879 sidney wailes surveyed the area around lake watts and renamed it lake wailes. when the city was established in 1912 it's name was shortened to lake wales. lake wales greatly expanded during the 1920's land boom when many of lake wale's historic buildings were built. lake wales is in the heart of central florida's citrus country and there are thousands of acres of citrus groves in the area.
lake wales is best known for it's historic tourist attractions. just to the north of lake wales is bok tower and gardens. about 8 miles northwest of lake wales is historic cypress gardens and near bok tower is historic chalet suzanne. in the area around lake wales there are numerous lakes for fishing and boating and several good golf courses. lake wales is a very worth while place to visit when in central florida.
lake wales is home to the florida's natural citrus cooperative. the cooperative was established in 1933 and today has... more travel advice
lake wales has a very nice historic district with numerous shops and restaurants. lake wales was developed during the... more travel advice
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