Lakeland, Florida is home to many interesting attractions and fun activities. A holiday rental home in Lakeland will put you close to many exciting attractions whilst also providing you with a comfortable home base for all of your adventures.
The many lakes nearby provide a backdrop for a variety of water sports, which are a great way to find relief during the heat of the summer. Swimming, kayaking and fishing are a few examples. Consider trying something new during your holiday by taking wakeboarding or water skiing lessons. All of the needed equipment can be rented on site and the experienced instructors will have you up and running in no time. Some of the best bass fishing in the country is found in Lakeland. Hiking and bird watching are other activities that are popular in the area. For a unique thrill, take an airboat ride on the Kissimmee River. During your ride, you will glide across the top of the water and see alligators, otters, deer and other wildlife.
There are a number of interesting attractions near Lakeland. The Fantasy of Flight is a museum that includes more than 40 vintage aircrafts. Learn about the history of flight and about each of the magnificent machines on display here. You will even be able to watch as craftsmen work to carefully restore these planes to their former glory. Anyone who enjoys sports will enjoy a stop to the Sports Hall of Fame where athletes from a variety of sports are highlighted.
The winter weather in Lakeland, and the entire state of Florida, is milder than in other parts of the country, but the summer temperatures can be quite hot. The average low temperature during the winter months is between 11° and 12° C. The winter highs are between 23° and 24° C. It warms up for the spring when the average lows are about 17° C and the average highs are about 29° C. During the summer months, the average low temperatures are between 22° and 23° C and the highs are a scorching 34° to 35° C. The summers can also be quite humid, which can make the heat more unpleasant.
The closest airport to Lakeland is Tampa International Airport (TPA), located about 48 km away. Another option is Orlando International, which is about 80 km from Lakeland. You will need a car for use during your stay as public transportation is spotty.