Everything you look for in a Central Florida vacation is right at your fingertips in Lakeland. The mild weather and warm sunny days attract visitors to the events and attractions that make Lakeland one of Florida’s most colorful and exciting vacation destinations.
Lakeland is surrounded by Florida’s legendary attractions. Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World, Busch Gardens, and LEGOLAND Florida are all less than an hour’s drive away. Local attractions offer fun and excitement for the whole family as well, including Fantasy of Flight and Bok Tower Gardens.
Conveniently located with easy access to Orlando and the Atlantic Ocean to the east and Tampa and the Gulf of Mexico to the west, Lakeland’s charm and natural beauty make it an ideal location for your Florida vacation. Air travelers will find Lakeland’s location on Interstate 4 in the heart of Central Florida ideal. Lakeland Linder Regional Airport accommodates any size corporate jet, charter jet of private plane.
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This January, Florida TaxWatch released a study looking at the economic impact of investing in Florida's tourism industry. Currently, 87 million visitors come to Florida annually. According to the study, reaching the milestone 100 million visitors would create 121,298 jobs and increase overall personal income for Floridians by $5.3 billion.
Click here to download the PDF report.