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Old Florida Main Street

Old Florida main street, Remember what a 5 and 10 was, A nice stroll and contrast to the new malls... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Tim H
Hobe Sound, Florida
It's okay!

I live in Lake Wales and really wish we could do more with our downtown. There are a few gems to... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Lake Wales, Florida
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good23%
  • Average38%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible4%
21 Mar 2018
“Old Florida Main Street”
30 Apr 2018
“Grateful to call this place home”
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140 E Stuart Ave, Lake Wales, FL 33853-4128
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Our sweet town is a place that we like to say welcomes many. From our wonderful library, Lake Wales Downtown Farmers Market, Cliff's True Value Hardware and good restaurants, it truly is a treasure! Come and visit!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Old Florida main street, Remember what a 5 and 10 was, A nice stroll and contrast to the new malls in Lake Wales. Aged but a lifestyle preserved for history.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tim H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I live in Lake Wales and really wish we could do more with our downtown. There are a few gems to see but it is so small there really isn't any thing that just makes you want to run down there. I wish it wasn't...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Well it is a small town not much to see. I think its a place you can say been there. We were there on a Saturday and it seem like a ghost town.

Review collected in partnership with VisitNorway.com
Date of experience: July 2017
Thank runway321
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Anchored on one end with a church and the other an old hotel, Lake Wales Main Street is a delight for a walk. You will pass the small town newspaper, a jewelry shop, a kitchen shop, and lots of other little must sees. There is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank pearlo945
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We drove around on a Saturday afternoon looking for stuff to do in Lake Wales. We thought the town was cute but really nothing to write home about. The paintings on some of the buildings was awesome.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank hummerf1
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The tallest building in this historical city is waiting for a new life. Centrally located in the heart of the city. US Post office and other institutions are centered around.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Bluelake M
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I use to go down a lot more. When I did go down, there were plenty of interesting little shops. Met some nice people. They were suppose to restore the big tall green building and have shops in the bottom of it. Cliffs Hardware and...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank 16joan
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Just off the main srtreet are a coouple of side streets clearly labeled as an Historic District. It has the feel of old time Florida. The Grand Hotel is closed but hopefully someone will revitalize it and give it new life.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank obiwan205
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We've visited downtown Lake Wales numerous times. It's a fairly shabby downtown with numerous struggling businesses. Sometimes there are farmer's markets in season or other special events.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank NancyD3207
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