Explore Lakeland, Florida

Lakeland is a city in Polk County approximately midway between Tampa and Orlando, Florida along Interstate 4. The population was 89,108 in 2006.

The world's largest group of buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is on the Florida Southern College campus at Ingraham Avenue and Lake Hollingsworth Drive. Maps for a self-guiding tour are available at the Child of the Sun Visitor Center.

There are many lakes for fishing, boating and water skiing. The area also offers golf and tennis. In March, the baseball Detroit Tigers are here for spring training camp and April through August you can watch the Lakeland Tigers. Exhibition games are played at Joker Marchant Stadium. Ice hockey games, concerts, ballet performances and trade shows are among the entertainment presented at The Lakeland Center on Lemon Street.

Shop at Lakeland Square and antique lovers can find more than 60 shops and dealers in the antique district two blocks north of Main Street along Kentucky Avenue and Pine Street.

Every spring, enjoy the week long Sun 'n Fun EAA Fly-In with 500 commercial exhibits, workshops, forums and daily air shows. You can also visit the Florida Air Museum at Sun 'n Fun near the Lakeland Linder Airport to see more than 60 collectible aircraft.

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