Things To Do In Lakeland Florida
The Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball take their spring training session at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida. Tour splendid architectural landmarks. The world’s largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, known as “Child of the Sun,” can be found at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida and Bok Tower Gardens, a National Historic Landmark is located in nearby Lake Wales, Florida.
All these things to do in Lakeland, Florida, plus so much more awaits, and the Hampton Inn & Suites Lakeland offers the perfect spot to see, explore and enjoy it all!
Top Lakeland Florida Attractions
Legoland Waterpark -When visiting Lakeland you must stop by the area's biggest attraction, Legoland, a 150 acre theme park filled with more than 50 rides which also features a water park! The Legoland Waterpark is the best way to soak up the sun with your family in the wave pool, lazy river, tube slides, and much more! To learn more visit florida.legoland.com.
The Florida Air Museum -The Florida Air Museum was designated the official aviation museum and education center of Florida in 2003. The Florida Air Museum documents the first 100 years of flight with more than 50 aircraft, plus a variety of exhibits and displays of antiques and artifacts. Featured pioneers of aviation include the Tuskegee Airmen and Howard Hughes. To learn more about the Florida Air Museum, visit www.sun-n-fun.org/Museum.aspx.
Detroit Tigers Spring Training -The Detroit Tigers Major League Baseball team takes their spring training session to Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida each year. Always one of the best things to do in Lakeland, Florida, see the Detroit Tigers up close in practice sessions and candid training situations, like you’ve never seen them.
To learn more about Detroit Tigers Spring Training, visit www.detroittigers.com.
Lakeland Civic Center -The Lakeland Civic Center opened in November 1974 as the Civic Center. Today, it is a multi-use entertainment venue, sports complex and business convention center bearing the title of the city of Lakeland. Lakeland Civic Center is home to the Lakeland Thunderbolts of the American Indoor Football Association. For more details on the schedule of upcoming events at the Lakeland Civic Center, visit www.theLakelandcenter.com.
Disney World -The Walt Disney World Resort, or Disney World, is located in Orlando, Florida. They feature 23 hotels, 2 water parks, 4 theme parks, plus shopping dining and entertainment. The place of legendary adventure, excitement and inspiring sights, Walt Disney World Resort is the world’s largest and most visited resort in the world.
To learn about Disney World, visit Disneyworld.Disney.go.com.
Frank Lloyd Wright Collection -The collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida is referred to as “Child of the Sun.” Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright from the period of 1941–1958, the group of historic Wright landmarks are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. To learn more about the Frank Lloyd Wright collection of buildings on the campus of Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida, visit www.flsouthern.edu.
Bok Tower Gardens -Bok Tower Gardens is an enchanting and impressive landmark building and botanical gardens complex. A National Historic Landmark, Bok Tower Gardens is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The splendid Gothic Revival tower centerpiece was built by architect Milton B. Medary and dedicated upon its completion by President Calvin Coolidge in 1929. To learn more about the many attractions at Bok Tower Gardens, visit www.boktowergardens.org.
Lowry Park Zoo -Lowry Park Zoo is located in Tampa, Florida and has been rated the #1 zoo in America for its family-friendly exhibits and educational displays by Parents Magazine. Home to white tigers, Great Apes and cute kangaroos, exhibits include: Primate World, Wallaroo Station, Florida Manatee and Aquatic Center and Florida Boardwalk. For more information about things to do and animal attractions at Lowry Park Zoo, visit www.lowryparkzoo.com.
Polk Museum of Art -The Polk Museum of Art was founded in 1966 as an art museum in Lakeland, Florida. Today, the Polk Museum of Art is focused on their collections of Asian Art, Pre-Columbian Art, Modern and Contemporary Art, European and American Decorative Arts and
To learn more about things to do at Lakeland’s Polk Museum of Art, visit www.polkmuseumofart.org.