Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Lakeland

The area's live music and festivals are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Lakeland. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. Sky Zone and Memphis Zoo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Lakeland

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Lakeland a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Zone (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Memphis Zoo (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Cordova Country Club (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Golf and Games Family Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Memphis International Raceway (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Mirimichi Golf Course (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Lakeland

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lakeland is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shelby Farms Visitor Center (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Cameron Brown Park (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Lichterman Nature Center (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • W.C. Johnson Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Memphis Botanic Gardens- Hardin Hall (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Audubon Park (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lakeland

Fly into Memphis, TN (MEM-Memphis Intl.), the closest airport, located 19.7 mi (31.7 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Lakeland?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 43 holiday lettings near Lakeland. From 29 Houses to 9 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lakeland for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lakeland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lakeland:

  • Midtown: 192 holiday homes
  • Central Midtown: 49 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 49 holiday homes
  • Vollintine-Evergreen: 32 holiday homes
  • East Midtown: 69 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lakeland?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lakeland. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Graceland: 274 holiday lettings
  • Shelby Farms Visitor Center: 277 holiday lettings
  • Watazumi Slide: 268 holiday lettings
  • Tennessee Shakespeare Company: 266 holiday lettings
  • Full Gospel Tabernacle Church: 280 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lakeland listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lakeland?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 29 Houses in Lakeland. Our other popular types of Lakeland holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lakeland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 17 holiday homes with pool available in Lakeland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.