The current version of this description is at .Legoland Florida will open in October 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 Robert Niles on March 31, 2011