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Avon Park is a city in the Florida Heartland.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Avon Park lies along US 27, a major north-south artery of the Florida peninsula, and US 98. These highways, which run concurrently through Avon Park, provide easy access to southeast Florida and to the Orlando area. SR 64 is a rural 2-lane highway providing access to Bradenton on the west coast. Avon Park is approximately one hour south of the Orlando metro area (including Kissimmee).

By train[edit]

The Amtrak station in Sebring (Code: SBG) is the closest Amtrak station. The Sebring station is served by the Amtrak Silver Star and Silver Meteor routes, which both connect Miami with New York City, following different paths through the Carolinas.

By plane[edit]

The nearest airports with regular, commercial flights are Orlando International Airport (MCO IATA) and—slightly further away—Tampa International Airport (TPA IATA) and Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ IATA).

Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (LAL IATA) in Lakeland is capable of handling regular, commercial flights, but is only served by air taxi. Nearby Sebring Regional Airport (SEF IATA), 7 mi (11 km) southeast of Sebring, is no longer served by air taxi.

Get around[edit]

Map of Avon Park

Avon Park has no transportation services, so travel must be done by private vehicle.


  • 1 Avon Park Historic District. Avon Park Historic District (Q4829224) on Wikidata Avon Park Historic District on Wikipedia
  • 2 Lake Adelaide. Lake Adelaide (Q6474667) on Wikidata Lake Adelaide on Wikipedia
  • 3 Avon Park Air Force Range (MacDill Air Force Base Auxiliary Field). MacDill Air Force Base Auxiliary Field (Q74841786) on Wikidata
  • 4 South Florida State College. This campus has two concert halls and offers concerts, many of them featuring nationally known artists. The campus has a number of baseball fields and is home to the college's baseball team, the Panthers. South Florida State College (Q7567248) on Wikidata South Florida State College on Wikipedia


  • Springtime on the Mall Arts and Crafts Festival. Held every spring on Main Street.
  • 1 Noah's Fall Festival, Avon Park High School Football Field, 700 E. Main St. (go east on Main Street thru the downtown and past Lake Verona; the high school is three blocks east of the traffic light east of downtown), +863 273-9152. 5-9 PM the last Sa of October. Noah's Fall Festival was started about 1994 as a Christian alternative to Halloween. It has been held almost every year and has been held at the same location for a number of years. Games and activities are provided for children. This festival, which has become a fairly large event, is run by volunteers from a number of area churches. Free.



Avon Park has a number of restaurants. Excluding fast food restaurants, this is a fairly complete list:



Avon Park has a number of decent-quality places to stay while passing through town or visiting:


Go next[edit]

Routes through Avon Park
OcalaFrostproof  N  S  SebringMiami
LakelandFrostproof  N  S  SebringWest Palm Beach
Haines CityFrostproof ← Merge  N  S  Sebring
BradentonZolfo Springs  W  E  END

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