The current version of this description is at .Legoland Florida will officially open on October 15, 2011 on the site of the old Cypress Gardens amusement park. Merlin Entertainments, the company that owns Legoland, purchased Cypress Gardens in January 2010 and later that month announced plans to convert the park to a Legoland - the world's fifth. (The other Legolands are in Denmark, England, Germany and California.)
Tickets: Are available in advance at discounted prices on the Legoland website. Discounted annual passes are available until May 1.
Hours: Specific daily operating hours have not been announced.
Location: From Orlando, take I-4 west to exit 55 (US Hwy 27 South). Turn right off US 27 at State Road 540/Cypress Gardens Boulevard. Park is four miles on the left.
From Tampa take I-4 east to Exit 27 (Polk County Parkway). Exit Winter Haven (2nd Toll Booth) at State Road 540 and follow eight miles to Hwy 17 North. Take Hwy 17 North two miles over the bridge to first light and turn right. -- Last edited by Domenik Jost on May 23, 2011
How to save money on a Disney World trip
Insider's Pick: You can afford that Walt Disney World family vacation of your dreams. Get started with 102 Ways to Save Money For and At Walt Disney World, a great guide to planning an affordable trip to the Vacation Capital of the World. Why wait? The sooner you start saving, the sooner you and your family will be enjoying your vacation!
Top U.S. Theme Parks
Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom
Other Top International Parks
Features, News and Advice
"Stories from a Theme Park Insider"
Theme Park Insider Guidebooks