Here’s what you need to know to do Legoland right:The park is located in Winter Haven, Florida, 45 minutes southwest of Orlando and 45 minutes from downtown Tampa. The 150-acre family theme park was built on the site of the former Cypress Gardens, which had been billed as Florida’s first commercial tourist theme park. Cypress Gardens opened on January 2, 1936 as a botanical garden and over the years, it became known for its lush gardens, water ski shows, and Southern Belles that roamed the park in wide Antebellum hoop skirted dresses. Cypress Gardens closed in 2009 as a result of declining attendance. The majority of the park was totally cleared for Legoland but a few of the elements were kept and incorporated into the new plastic theme park.
Children have used them to create everything from dragons to towering buildings, and the colorful plastic bricks can be found under sofas in homes all over the country and in various crevices of mommy minivans. The pieces unlock the imaginations of children, and as all parents know, they hurt like hell when you step on […]