BEST CLOTHING BOUTIQUE
MICHELLE’S RESALE CLOSET
253 Ave A SW, Winter Haven | (863) 662-4029 | FB @MichellesResaleCloset | IG @michellesresalecloset | michelles-resale-closet.myshopify.com
On the hunt for a refreshed work wardrobe, girls night out dress, or a new pair of sunnies? Step into Michelle’s Resale Closet! This Downtown Winter Haven boutique offers a varied selection of pre-owned and new clothing across many sizes and styles. According to Michelle’s Resale, “Our goal is to build style, confidence, and relationships through clothing.” The team at this Best Of Haven Clothing Boutique is focused on customer service and will assist you in searching their racks for the perfect outfit!
2nd: The Red Geranium
3rd: 417 Boutique by Cate
BEST GIFT SHOP/ BOUTIQUE
THE RED GERANIUM
605 E Central Ave, Winter Haven | (863) 291-8585 | FB @TheRedGeraniumwh | IG @theredgeranium_wh
The Red Geranium carries gifts that everyone can enjoy! This ‘affordable gift market and boutique’ specializes in home and garden decor, kitchen specialties, jewelry, women’s clothing, and more. Shop The Red Geranium SHE SHED for vintage and estate sale furniture too! Follow their social media to see exciting new finds in stock. What are you in the market for – a comfy throw blanket, Winter Haven-themed decor, or a shabby chic farmhouse table?
2nd: Amy’s Cards, Party & Gifts
3rd: Love Lindie Boutique
504 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven | (863) 294-5221 | FB: JC Jewelers
Their reputation with customers shines as brightly as their jewelry selection! J.C. Jewelers is a family-owned and operated shop that has served Winter Haven for 40 years. They offer jewelry and watch repair, custom work, an array of gold and silver jewelry, and pre-owned Rolex products. All repairs are done in-house at J.C. with some repairs available for pick up the same day! One J.C. customer raved, “Excellent selection, helpful knowledgeable staff. They even sized the ring while I waited. Highly recommend these folks!”
2nd: Tally-Ho Jewelers
3rd: Griner’s Jewelers
BEST ANTIQUE STORE
TREASURE HOUSE ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES
232 6th St NW, Winter Haven | (863) 875-7921 | FB @treasurehousetwo | treasurehouseone.wixsite.com/treasurehouseantique
Treasure House Antiques & Collectibles is every antiquer’s wildest dream! The over 10,000-square-foot antique mall opened in 2000, and features an ever-changing inventory of hand-selected, gently used clothing, furniture, and home goods including second-hand items from top brands. Enjoy these tasteful, upcycled antiques and collectibles at affordable prices. Their team is dedicated to providing a satisfactory donation, sales, or consignment experience for their customers. One such second-hand shopper reviewed, “The name ‘Treasure House…’ isn’t a lie. This is a great antique and collectibles shop. They have a lot of quality treasures to choose from. We’ll be back!”
2nd: Bless This Mess
3rd: The Barn Antiques
BEST BIKE SHOP
THE BIKE SHOP OF WINTER HAVEN
249 3rd St SW, Winter Haven | (863) 299-9907 | FB @bikeshopwh | IG @thebikeshopwh | bikeshopofwinterhaven.com
The Bike Shop rolled into the number one spot again this year! The shop has been in business for 30 years and was purchased in 2017 by husband and wife (and avid cyclists), Stewart and Meghan Mackie who relocated to Downtown Winter Haven. The Bike Shop carries a vast selection of new bikes and gear, used bikes, and has a service department to handle tune-ups and repairs for your ride. While you’re there, pop in next door for a latte at N+1 Coffee.
2nd: David’s World Cycle
3rd: Play It Again Sports Lakeland
BEST THRIFT STORE
ST. JOHN’S THRIFT STORE FOR MISSIONS
130 Desoto Rd, Winter Haven | (863) 875-5703 | FB: St. John’s Thrift store
Enjoy the thrill of the thrift with a wide selection of inventory and plenty of deals to delight in at St. John’s Thrift Store For Missions. Shoppers will find clothing for all ages and sizes, books, household items, and furniture at this Winter Haven second-hand wonderland. One customer wrote, “The most beloved and cared for thrift I have ever entered. They serve their community very well!!!”
2nd: Top Buttons
3rd: The Salvation Army
254 W Central Ave Suite A, Winter Haven | (863) 294-3213 | FB @lasaterflowers | IG @lasaterflowers | lasaterflowers.net
You grow girl – Lasater Flowers was voted Best Florist again! Best Of Haven voters were ‘root’ing for you. Established in 1958, this Downtown Winter Haven floral design studio and market offers on-trend arrangements and plants for any occasion. Every day is a good day for flowers. No matter if you’re planning for a wedding, want to treat yourself, or brighten someone’s day with a fresh bloom, voters agree Lasater Flowers is the place to go. They now offer a fresh flower subscription with personalized plans to fit your style, budget, and delivery frequency.
2nd: Golden Petal Designs
3rd: Carlton’s Flowers
BEST POOL SUPPLY
PINCH A PENNY
Multiple Locations | FB @PinchAPennyPool | IG @pinchapennypool | Pinchapenny.com
Cool off this summer without breaking the bank! There’s a reason Pinch A Penny is known as ‘the perfect people for a perfect pool.’ Get ready to lounge poolside and let them do the work. Pinch A Penny offers pool cleaning and maintenance, equipment installation and repair, renovations, and leak detection and repair. They offer additional services to beautify your whole outdoor space including pressure washing, home landscape lighting and design, outdoor living design, screen repair, and rescreening services. Plus, you can shop all the pool, spa, and patio accessories, equipment, and supplies you need!
2nd: Mannix Pools and Grills
3rd: Pool and Patio Center
514 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven | (850) 391-5455 | FB @surterrawellness | IG @surterrawellness | surterra.com
Giving the saying “laughter is the best medicine” a run for its money, Surterra Wellness provides safe, high-quality cannabis to Winter Haven and surrounding communities. Surterra brand products are cultivated naturally in the largest greenhouse on the East Coast without harmful chemicals and ingredients. They are working to make cannabis accessible through their online marketplace, storefronts (with plenty of product choices), and ongoing advocacy. Surterra Wellness customers regularly comment on how friendly, accommodating, and knowledgeable the staff are.
2nd: Liberty Health Sciences
3rd: Trulieve Winter Haven
BEST WELLNESS STORE
362 3rd St NW, Winter Haven | (863) 875-4826 | FB @healthyhabitsforyou | IG @healthyhabitswinterhaven | 509 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven
Healthy Habits serves the needs of its health-conscious customers with two locations in Winter Haven and one in Lakeland. They offer a selection of vitamins, supplements, nutrition, and other health-related products. “It is our belief that implementing positive changes in our daily routines can have a profound effect on our future health and well-being. We truly care and are here to help you with these healthy habits,” according to their social media. Healthy Habits customers praise them for their vast selection of goods and helpful customer service!
2nd: Home Remedy Winter Haven
3rd: Your CBD Store
BEST FURNITURE STORE
BADCOCK HOME FURNITURE &MORE
(Multiple locations) | 1399 6th St NW, Winter Haven | (863) 251-2039 | FB @badcockfurniture | IG @badcockfurniture | badcock.com
Furniture for every room of your house (&more). Best Of Haven voters trust Badcock when redecorating their home not only for furniture but mattresses, appliances, and electronics too! On their website, Badcock offers a Room Planner where you first select the room that fits your home, style the space using the hundreds of Badcock items to choose from, and shop those items by checking out online or save it for in-store purchase. A review of the 1399 6th St NW, Winter Haven location reads, “We are very pleased with the service and friendliness we received at our local Badcock Home Furniture store. Our sales associate, Melissa, was helpful and made our purchase super easy. Perfect shopping experience.”
2nd: Love Lindie Boutique
3rd: Brooks Furniture
THE BOOK SHELTER
907 Dundee Rd, Dundee | (785) 577-4284 | FB @TheBookShelterFL | IG @thebookshelterfl
The Book Shelter is chock full of lonely books looking for a good home. In March of 2018, husband and wife Sam and Jacqui Terry opened a small used bookstore in Downtown Lake Wales. Their name, The Book Shelter, pays homage to their mission – to save used books. Their Lake Wales location closed in August this year, but there are still plenty of page-turners at the Dundee store looking to take up space on your shelf. Whether you love classics, nonfiction, textbooks, kids’ books, or something different, you’re sure to find a good read at The Book Shelter. Follow their social media to see what programs, sales, and giveaways they’re up to!
2nd: Friends of the Winter Haven Public Library
BEST GOLF COURSE
CYPRESSWOOD GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
1099 Clubhouse Rd, Winter Haven | (863) 324-6174 | FB @cypresswoodcc | IG @cypresswoodgolfcourse | cypresswoodcc.com
Best Of Haven voters agree Cypresswood Golf & Country Club is the best by par! This 18-hole championship golf course was designed by award-winning designer Ron Garl. The course is open to the public every day of the year from sunrise to sunset. In addition to the course itself, Cypresswood offers a putting green, chipping green, and driving range. After a round or two of golf, you’re in ‘fore’ a good time at their Pro Shop, wellness center, lounge, dining rooms, swimming pool, and tennis courts.
2nd: The Country Club of Winter Haven
3rd: Willowbrook Golf Course
BEST AUTO DEALER
JARRETT-GORDON FORD WINTER HAVEN
3015 Lake Alfred Rd, Winter Haven | (863) 294-8539 | FB @JarrettGordonFordLincoln | jarrettgordonfordwinterhaven.com
Jarrett-Gordon Ford Winter Haven is part of The Jarrett Ford Automotive Group which was founded in 1978 by William Richard Jarrett in Dade City. Customers of Jarrett-Gordon Winter Haven can expect a wide selection of new Ford and Lincoln cars, trucks, and SUVs, as well as pre-owned inventory. Their knowledgeable staff will work with you to find the best vehicle to suit your needs. After you’ve found the car for you, Jarrett-Gordon’s finance department will help you secure used vehicle financing or assist you in taking out a new auto loan. According to them, “Once you’ve driven that new vehicle all over Winter Haven, you can bring it back into our service and parts departments for a tune-up.”
2nd: Winter Haven Honda
3rd: Hill Nissan
BEST BOAT DEALER
717 6th St SW, Winter Haven | (863) 293-1156
1491 3rd St SW, Winter Haven | FB @marinesupplyboats | IG @marinesupplytheboatingcenter | marinesupplyboats.com
Marine Supply The Boating Center has new and used boat inventory as well as all the services you’ll need to float your boat! Need a rental, battery replacement, oil change, tune-up, electrical repair and installation, or storage? Then it’s a-boat time you stop into Marine Supply. Best Of Haven voters know working with Marine Supply’s knowledgeable and friendly staff is always a pleasant ‘oar’ deal.
2nd: Hoppy’s Marine
3rd: Freedom Boat Club