Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Lakeland

Enjoy the area's theatre scene, art galleries and live music with a rental holiday home in Lakeland. Renowned for its lake, shopping and baseball games, this city welcomes all visitors. Polk Museum of Art and Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Lakeland

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Lakeland a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Legoland Florida (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Bramble Ridge Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • The Circle B Bar Reserve (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Safari Wilderness (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • City of Bartow Golf Course (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Indigo's Family Fun Center (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Lakeland

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Lakeland is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Mirror (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Saddle Creek Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Sanlan Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary (5 mi / 8 km)
  • The Circle B Bar Reserve (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Hillsborough River State Park (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Zephyr Park (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Lakeland

The nearest airport is in Tampa, FL (TPF-Peter O. Knight), located 31.5 mi (50.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.), which is 35.6 mi (57.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Lakeland Station.

Where to stay around Lakeland?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 144 holiday lettings near Lakeland. From 91 Houses to 10 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:

  • Downtown: 17 holiday homes
  • East Lake Morton: 16 holiday homes
  • Highlands Reserve: 2,939 holiday homes
  • Calabay Parc: 539 holiday homes
  • Sunset Lakes: 6,785 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:

  • Lakeside Village: 162 holiday lettings
  • Bramble Ridge Golf Course: 206 holiday lettings
  • Sanlan Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary: 591 holiday lettings
  • Joker Marchant Stadium: 179 holiday lettings
  • Lakeland Square Mall: 156 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 91 Houses in Lakeland. Our other popular types of Lakeland holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 20 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lakeland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 47 holiday homes with pool available in Lakeland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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