Did you know Lakeland swans have a royal lineage? How about our Hollywood connections? Nestled in the middle of he the Sunshine State, Lakeland was founded in 1885 and filled with rich history that will delight any history buff.
Address: 111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr., Lakeland, FL 33801 Phone: 863-680-4597 Silver Moon Drive-In If you desire to take a step back in time, visit the Silver Moon Drive-In Theater to see a newly released or classic film. Address: 4100 New Tampa Hwy, Lakeland, FL 33815 Phone: 863-682-0849
Address: 130 S Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland, FL, 33801 Phone: 863-225-5225
Terrace Hotel Lakeland Stay at the historic Terrace Hotel that was built in 1924 and overlooks the Frances Langford Promenade at Lake Mirror.
Address: 329 E. Main St., Lakeland, FL 33801 Phone: 863-688-0800
Polk Theater Spend some time at the Polk Theater and experience its elegant Renaissance-era Mediterranean-themed decor with the illusion of a starlit sky above you.
Address: 139 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801 Phone: 863-682-7553
Frances Langford Promenade at Lake Mirror Step back in time and take a walk around the Frances Langford Promenade while enjoying the view of Lake Mirror.
Address: 121 S Lake Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801
Iconic Southgate Shopping Center Visit one of our most well-known landmarks that was built in 1957 and stands 70 feet tall.
Address: 2515 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803 Iconic Dixieland Sign Snap a picture next to our Dixieland sign that marks the Dixieland Historic District.
Address: 1210 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803 The Keslinger Antique Complex The Keslinger Antique Complex has been home to many different businesses throughout its time. Check out what local retail shops call this complex home today.
Address: N. Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801
Historic Information Centers:
Lakeland History and Culture Center The Lakeland History and Culture Center has a curated exhibit and history room full of Lakeland artifacts and archives waiting for you to experience.
Address: 100 Lake Morton Dr., Lakeland, FL 33801 Phone: 863-834-4280 Hours: Monday to Thursday 9:00am to 7:00pm Friday to Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm Sunday 1:30pm to 5:00pm
The Sharp Family Tourism and Education Center The Sharp Family Tourism and Education Center highlights the relationship between Wright and Florida Southern College while also acting as a home for visiting exhibits from other Wright sites.
Address: 750 Frank Lloyd Wright Way, Lakeland, FL 33803 Phone: 863-680-4597 Hours: Everyday 9:30am to 4:30pm
Ties that Bind A guided tour of the curated exhibit in the Lakeland History and Culture Center.
Green Hat and White Gloves The Green Hat and White Gloves Tour is the second Tuesday each month at the Lake Mirror Promenade. Walk the historic Promenade with Ms. LuAnn Mims and learn more about Lakelands history.
Stones and Stories Experience the mystery behind our local cemeteries select Saturdays throughout the month.
Munn Park Historic District (National Register: 1997) Dixieland Historic District (National Register: 1994) South and East Lake Morton Historic Districts (National Register: 1985 and 1993) Beacon Hill Historic District (National Register: 1993) Lake Hunter Terrace Historic District (National Register: 2002) Biltmore/Cumberland Historic District (National Register: 2004)