Frostproof, Florida is a small city located on the long stretch of Highway 27, the only main road that takes you from the top to the bottom of the state and back again. This city, approximately 19 miles in area, is the perfect place to go when you want to get away from it all. Frostproof is full of nature and nestled between bigger cities so that you can have access to the things you need while still enjoying the peace and quiet.
If you are over 55 and have an RV, you and Fido can have a short vacation or an extended stay in the local Lakemont Ridge RV Park, or you can choose from one of the AirBnBs available. If you prefer a hotel, the Econo Lodge and Oak Tree Inn in Avon Park are just 12 miles south of you, and both allow multiple pets and big dogs for a small fee. Avon Park is also where you will find the closest two vet clinics in the event of an emergency.
While there are not very many restaurants in town, and none that are pet-friendly, you can find many places in Avon Park, like Little Italy and Market 27, or you can pack a picnic and take Fido for a hike along one of the available trails.
Less than ten miles down the road is Babson Park, home of Crooked Lake Prairie, where you can see Crooked Lake, the second-largest lake in Polk County. This 525-acre lake property is perfect for hiking, fishing, and nature exploring. There are two trails that you can choose from. One takes you to the scenic area of Crooked Lake, and the other leads into the scrubs. Both are beautiful, but if you head into the scrubs, keep Fido away from the prickly pear cactus and bring lots of water! There are two different picnic areas here, so plan to pack a lunch and enjoy the day while you explore Florida's unique plant and animal wildlife!