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 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.


What's New!

Antique & Craft Fair every THIRD Saturday of the month!

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March 21, 2017

The Story Of Moses

The Story of Moses.  http://storyofmoses.org/home.html

An Amazing Experience Awaits!

Monstrous, 250-foot, authentic sets teem with life and action in accurate reenactments of the Holy Bible's biggest and most dramatic stories. Volunteers from 35 churches, the reenactments rival professional Broadway shows while carefully preserving scriptural accuracy. Authentic props and sets, 100 animals and 200+ people in splendid costumes, ignite the stage.  Biblical accuracy, elaborate special effects, and unique scenes, costumes and staging make for a life-changing event.

Showtime for the play is at 7:30 p.m.,
A preshow "Pictures of Freedom" begins at 7:00 p.m.

Show Dates (2017)

Mar 31, 7:30pm    Apr 01, 7:30pm
Apr 07, 7:30pm    Apr 08, 7:30pm
Apr 14, 7:30pm    Apr 15, 7:30pm
Apr 21, 7:30pm    Apr 22, 7:30pm
Apr 28, 7:30pm    Apr 29, 7:30pm

507 Civic Center Dr., Wauchula, FL 33873.

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March 2, 2015

Chamber & PRE Partnership

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.

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June 16, 2014

50 Things to do This Summer

School is finally out in Hardee County! Don't know what to do this summer? We've put together a list of our top 50 Things to do This Summer and they're all here in Hardee County! No need to travel far or spend lots of money.

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