Welcome Peace River Explorations
Welcome to the official tourism site of Hardee County, Florida. Our mission is to promote the discovery of Hardee County and the Peace River by providing visitors with comprehensive information about the area's rich heritage, natural beauty, exquisite art and unique culture.
Browse the site or drop by our Visitor Information Center in the beautifully renovated Historic Train Depot in downtown Wauchula at 135 E Main St.
Check out our latest project, the Official Hardee County Visitor’s Guide! Click the image to view a PDF version.
Antique & Craft Fair every THIRD Saturday of the month!Read More
Christmas Parade: Saturday, December 5th in Downtown WauchulaJoin
The event will feature a winter wonderland that includes REAL snow, inflatable, crafts and pictures with Santa!Join
Peace River Pro Rodeo Classic to be held on January 29th-30th, 2016!Read More
Cracker Kids Camp is now registering kids! Early registration is $65 until May 29th.Read More
The Hardee County Chamber of Commerce is making moves in more ways than one. In a new partnership with Peace River Explorations, the Hardee County Chamber of Commerce will be relocating to Wauchula’s Historic Train Depot. There, the current Executive Director of Peace River Explorations, Jessica Prescott, will also serve as the Executive Director for the Chamber.Read More
After two decades, professional rodeo returned to Hardee County on January 23rd & 24th. The Peace River Pro Rodeo Classic was the second stop in the Seminole Tribe PRCA Rodeo Series. The event included bull riding, saddle bronc riding, barrel racing, tie down roping, steer wrestling and more.Read More