How Do You Explore Lakeland?
We have exciting news to share, the Lakeland Convention & Visitors Bureau is getting a makeover! Our Lakeland community has experienced unprecedented growth over the past two years, and it is important that we adapt to the changing landscape of our city. To do this, we created a survey to understand how Lakelanders feel about our community. You can help by taking five minutes to share your thoughts in the survey below.
Conveniently located along I-4 between Tampa and Orlando, Lakeland is home to Florida Southern College, which hosts the largest on-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture. History buffs and art lovers will enjoy the Polk Museum of Art, and flight enthusiasts can't miss the annual SUN 'n FUN Fly-in.
In the heart of downtown, Lake Mirror Park offers a historic promenade, amphitheater, and pedestrian walkways. Hollis Garden, found around the walkway, is a breathtaking formal garden that showcases more than 10,000 flowers and Florida indigenous plants.
History comes alive in Lakeland's legendary downtown Historic and Antique District. Come visit the antique dealers, specialty shops, art galleries, museums, restaurants, and pubs, right in the heart of downtown.