Winner of the Chairmans Award in 2006, Best of the Best Award in 2005 and also the recipient of the Director's Award twice in 2005. Welcome to Southern Hospitality at its finest at the Best Western Heritage Inn & Suites in Wauchula/Bowling Green Florida. A prominent place, serving a prominent clientele. A surprisingly refreshing and uniquely peaceful atmosphere for the business executive or family vacationer alike, where you will experience the warmth and friendliness of our professional, courteous and hospitable staff and feel the undeniable southern charm created by the native Floridian owners. Centrally located, 1½ hours from Disney® World Theme Parks and Sea World®, 1 hour from the gulf beaches, and only 30 minutes from the Sebring Raceway. Wauchula is the county seat of Hardee County located in central rural Florida. Away from the hustle and bustle of city streets and surrounded by native orange groves, cattle ranches, and wooded terrain, this southern community is known for its hospitality and unique heritage. Enjoy a visit to the Cracker Museum or take a relaxing canoe trip down beautiful Peace River; fish in the Hardee Lakes; set off on an adventure to Solomon's Castle and enjoy lunch at the Boat on the Moat; experience the thrill of skydiving at the local airport or play a round of golf within walking distance of the hotel. Events you wouldn't want to miss include the Chillin & Grillin on Main Street, Wauchula and the Fly Wheelers in February, the famous 12 hours of Sebring race in March, nationally known Pioneer Park Days in March, the Cracker Heritage Festival in March, home of the famous live passion play The Story of Jesus in March and April, the Benson Fly-In Days and Gyrocopters in April. The Florida State Fair located in Tampa is within an hours drive, and the Plant City Strawberry Festival with the best Strawberry Shortcake anywhere is only 45 minutes away. Throughout the year the Hardee Players perform Broadway shows that delight and entertain all ages. Wauchula will charm you with its down home southern warmth and activities and we're sure you'll return again and again to experience the ambience, beauty, decor and comforts of the Best Western Heritage Inn & Suites in Wauchula/Bowling Green, Florida. Hotel near Bowling Green (Florida), United States.