DIRECTIONS

Directions to Creation Adventures Museum

1220 W. Imogene Street, Arcadia, FL 34266

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The CREATION ADVENTURES MUSEUM is in west Arcadia off STATE ROAD 70 near the Peace River bridge. Turn north onto BALDWIN (from the west, the 2nd left turn bay after the bridge and RR tracks; from the east, right where 70 is 4-lane, just past Elks at the Jed’s sign). Go one short block on BALDWIN to the stop sign. Turn RIGHT onto HICKORY for one block’s distance. Make a LEFT onto SMITH St. Take the 2nd LEFT off Smith where paved Imogene Street ends, turning onto a long, curving SHELL DRIVEWAY that leads through a 7 acre OAK WOODS to a red-brick house, the MUSEUM.

Arcadia is located by Peace River in cattle-citrus-canoe country on SR70, which runs just above Lake Okeechobee, 100 miles from the Atlantic, 50 miles from the Gulf, a 2-hour drive or less from Orlando, Tampa Bay, SW Florida Gulf Coast, Vero to West Palm Atlantic beaches, and 3-4 hours from SE Florida.

 The major roadways leading to the CREATION ADVENTURES MUSEUM are as follows:

I-75 Exit 217 State Road 70 from Tampa Bay Area/Bradenton Area: Take State Rd. 70 east about 38 miles to Arcadia. Take 2nd left turn bay after Peace River Bridge/RR tracks, and follow directions at top.
Approx. travel time: Tampa: 2 hrs, Bradenton/Sarasota: 40-60 mins.

I-75 Exit 205/State Road 72 from Sarasota/Venice Area: Take State Rd. 72 (Clark Road) to Arcadia. SR 72 dead ends at SR 70. Turn right on SR 70 for about 1 mile, then take 2nd left turn bay after Peace River bridge/RR tracks, and follow directions at top.
Approx. travel time: 40-60 minutes from Sarasota.

I-75 Exit 170/County Road 769 from Port Charlotte Area: Go north on King’s Highway (769). 769 turns into 761. Stay to the left on 761. Dead ends at SR 72. Go right about 5 miles until it dead-ends at SR 70. Turn right on SR 70 for about 1 mile, then take 2nd left turn bay after Peace River bridge/RR tracks, and follow directions at top.
Approx. travel time: 30-45 minutes.

I-75 Exit 164/U.S. 17 from SW Florida/Punta Gorda, Ft. Myers, Naples: Go north on U.S. 17 to Arcadia. At fourth traffic light in Arcadia turn left onto SR 70. Go west on one-way 70 about 1 mile until it curves and becomes 4-lane, then make first right onto Baldwin and follow directions at top.
Approx. travel time: From Punta Gorda: 45 mins., Ft. Myers: 1 hour, Naples: 1.5 hrs. Alternate from Naples, Ft. Meyers and Airport: Right from I-75 on SR 80 (Palm Beach Blvd) for 5 miles, then left (north) on SR 31, 38 miles to Arcadia, left on SR 70, through town as preceeding.

I-4/U.S. 27 Exit 55 from Orlando/Disney World Area: Take I-4 west to US 27 south to Avon Park. Turn right on State Road 64 west about 23 miles to Zolfo Springs. In Zolfo Springs turn left at traffic light onto US 17. Go south on 17 about 23 miles to Arcadia. At second traffic light in Arcadia, turn right onto SR 70. Go west on one-way SR 70 about 1 mile until it curves and becomes 4-lane. Then make the first right onto Baldwin and follow directions at top.
Approx. travel time: 2-2.5 hrs. from Orlando.

US 17 from Lakeland, Winter Haven: From Lakeland take 98 south to SR 60, go east on 60 to US 17, turn south on 17. Go south on 17 through Ft. Meade, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs to Arcadia. At second traffic light in Arcadia, turn right onto SR 70. Go west on one-way SR 70 about 1 mile until it curves and becomes 4-lane. Then make the first right onto Baldwin and follow directions at top.
Approx. travel time: 1.5 hours from Lakeland.

 From the Southeast Florida Area/Miami/Ft. Lauderdale:

US 27 Route: Go north on US 27 to SR 70. Turn left, west 33 miles to Arcadia. Continue through town on one-way SR 70 about 2 miles until it curves and becomes 4-lane. Then make the first right onto Baldwin and follow directions at top.
Approx. travel time: 3-3.5 hours from Miami, 2.5-3 hrs from Ft. Lauderdale. (Gatorama on US 27 is halfway to Arcadia.)

I-75 Route: Take Alligator Alley (I-75) to I-75 North outside Naples. Go north on I-75 to US 17/Exit 164 to Arcadia. At fourth traffic light in Arcadia turn left onto SR 70. Go west on one-way SR 70 about 1 mile until it curves and becomes 4-lane. Then make the first right onto Baldwin and follow directions at top.
Approx. travel time: 3-3.5 hrs. from Miami, 2.5-3 hrs from Ft. Lauderdale.

 From West Palm Beach Area:

North Lake Blvd. Exit or PGA Blvd off I-95. Exit, go west to 710. Right on 710 and follow to Okeechobee. Left on 70 (west) to Arcadia, about 64 miles. Continue through town on one-way SR 70 about 2 miles until it curves and becomes 4-lane. Then make the first right onto Baldwin and follow directions at top.
Approx. travel time: 2-2.5 hours.

From Atlantic Seaboard, Melbourne to Hobe Sound (I-95Take SR 70/Exit 129 off I-95 outside of Ft. Pierce and head west 95 miles on SR 70 through Okeechobee to Arcadia. Stay on one-way SR 70 through town about 2 miles until it curves and becomes 4-lane. Then make the first right onto Baldwin and follow directions at top.
Approx. travel time: Ft. Pierce or Port St. Lucie, 1.5 to 2 hours.

From major airports

Ft. Meyers (RSW) (about 60 miles): Follow airport exit signs, left (west) onto Daniels Parkway about 3 miles to I-75 North, and follow directions for Ft. Meyers (regular or alternate) above.
Approx. travel time: 1 hour

Tampa (TPA) (about 95 miles): Follow airport exit signs to I-275 South to St. Petersburg over the Howard Frankland Bridge, then over the Sunshine Skyway ($ toll bridge), staying left to join I-75 South, and follow directions for Tampa above.
Approx. travel time: 1.75 hours.

Orlando (ORL), about 100 miles: Take SR 528 Beeline Expressway ($ toll road) about 3 miles west to I-4, turning south past the Disneyworld exits, then follow directions from Orlando above.
Approx. travel time: 2-2.5 hours.

NOTE: For travel questions (and reservations), call (863) 494-9558 or (863) 558-1395, and leave name, phone number, and desired information. We will return your call as soon as possible.

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