Why Lakeland

Lakeland is a dynamic community filled with wonderful destinations.
From historical downtown shops and restaurants to upscale shopping villages, Lakeland is a delightful community to explore.

Just minutes from either coast, planning a Central Florida adventure is easy, but you don't have to leave Lakeland to find exciting nightlife, stimulating culture and historical architecture.

Be sure to visit these great Lakeland destinations!

Lakeland is home to Florida Southern College, which hosts the largest on-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture. History buffs and art lovers will enjoy the Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, and flight enthusiasts can't miss the annual SUN 'n FUN Fly-in. In the heart of Lakeland's downtown, Lake Mirror Park offers a historic promenade, amphitheater and pedestrian walkways. Hollis Garden, found around the walkway, is a breathtaking formal garden that showcases more than 10,000 flowers and Florida indigenous plants. History comes alive in Lakeland's legendary downtown Historic and Antiques district.