Lakeland, Florida Area Attractions

Conveniently located between Tampa and Orlando, Lakeland is an inviting and progressive city known for its abundance of picturesque lakes. Florida Presbyterian Homes is nestled along the shores of Lake Hunter, in the historic Dixieland neighborhood, just minutes away from Lakeland’s downtown district and local attractions. In addition to lakes, nature trails, museums, historical sites and sporting venues in and around Polk County, major attraction such as Legoland, Busch Gardens, Disney World, Universal Studios and SeaWorld are only a short drive away.

Lakes Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce The Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce is your one-stop resource for living and working in Lakeland, FL and the surrounding areas. Their web site contains information for folks visiting our attractions, relocating to our lakeshores, & working in our growing economy.

Passionate about golf? Lakeland has a wide variety of golf courses available. Click here for a listing.
Hollis Gardens Hollis Gardens Located on Lake Mirror, this neo-classical botanical garden features patterned flowerbeds, public art and ornamental fountains.
Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings The campus of Florida Southern College boasts the single largest collection of buildings by this legendary American architect. 
Polk Museum of Art Polk Museum of Art This museum and cultural arts center features modern and contemporary styles, American and European decorative arts, Asian and pre-Columbian art and hosts permanent and traveling exhibitions.
Polk Theater Polk Theater This vintage performing arts center showcases live performances, foreign films and other special events.
The Lakeland Center The Lakeland Center Hosting more than 500 events a year, this entertainment, sports and convention complex is also home to the Imperial Symphony Orchestra.
Fine Arts Series Festival of Fine Arts This series includes events, plays and art exhibitions at Florida Southern College.
Bok Tower Gardens Bok Tower Gardens Created on 250 acres of land, this botanical garden and bird sanctuary consists of a 205-foot Singing Tower with carillon bells, Pine Ridge Trail, Pinewood Estate and a visitor center.
Florida Air Museum Florida Air Museum This museum houses a dynamic collection representing the history of airplanes, including one-of-a-kind designs, classics, ultra-lights, antiques and war-birds. Several of our residents volunteer at this interesting museum.
Joker Marchant Stadium Joker Marchant Stadium Opened in 1966, this ballpark is the spring home of the Detroit Tigers and hosts several other sporting, theater and concert events.
Lakeland's Historic Downtown District Lakeland’s Historic Downtown District This revitalized area features a popular antiques district, Munn Park, Lake Mirror Park with Hollis Garden and Barnett Family Park.
Education Opportunities Florida Southern College, Polk State College and Southeastern University offer seniors opportunities for continuing education, including the option of auditing a college course of their choice.
Florida Dance Theatre Florida Dance Theatre This dance theatre features contemporary ballet and modern dance performances by faculty and students.
Medical Care Medical Care Lakeland offers a full spectrum of healthcare practitioners and facilities, including Lakeland Regional Medical Center, one of the largest hospitals in Florida. 
Lakeland Linder Regional Airport Lakeland Linder Regional Airport Nationally and internationally known as the home of the Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In, an annual celebration of aviation and aircraft that takes place every spring.

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