Things are moving swiftly behind the scenes to get all the ducks in a row needed to start construction on LegoLand Florida. The Polk County Commissioners have already approved the land swamp that will re-align Helena Road away from the middle of the paved and remote parking lots and and closer to Cypress Gardens [...]
Mark Jackson, who oversees the tourism programs for Polk County, Fla. where Cypress Gardens will soon become Legoland Florida, recently provided more insight into the deal that brought the park here.
“This will have a $459 million economic impact on Polk County,” Jackson said during the Chamber luncheon, held at the United Methodist Church in [...]
The news that Merlin Entertianments was looking to build another LEGOLAND in the United States was not a very well kept secret. They looked at many cities (St Louis and Atlanta to name a few) including the Central Florida area. With many options, even around Orlando, it’s interesting to read why they chose the Cypress [...]