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The City of Lakeland, FL

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Lakeland is a popular city in the state of Florida with a total of 93,738 residents living there. Lakeland is ranked as the sixteenth most populated city in Florida and the 278th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Polk County. The largest nearby city to Lakeland is Winter Haven, approximately 17 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Lakeland, including Dairy Queen North, America's Best Cuban Sandwich Shop, Checkers, Garl's Bar-B-Que and Chen's Wok. For a larger selection of Lakeland restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Lakeland Museums, Golf Courses and/or Arenas, including the Publix Par 3 Golf Center, Zephyrhills City Golf Course, Valley Oaks Golf Course, Lakeland Center and Fantasy of Flight. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Lakeland please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 3 airports are located in or near Lakeland:
- Bartow Municipal Airport (BOW)
- Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (LAL)
- Winter Haven Municipal Airport (GIF)

Lakeland, Florida Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Lakeland
In the month of January, Lakeland experiences an average high temperature of 74 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 51 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.45 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Lakeland with daytime temperatures averaging 94 degrees in the summer, and 75 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Lakeland to receive an average of 2.44 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 7.06 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 100 degrees in the summer and as low as 20 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Lakeland should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 87 degrees, and nighttime lows of 64.


                                                                                    
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Lakeland, Florida Attractions

9 Hole Championship Course At Tampa Bay Golf Country Club San Antonio Florida
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9-Hole Championship Course at Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club  - San Antonio,
The 9-Hole Championship Course at Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club is a 27 hole public golf course in Pasco County Florida. is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 352-588-5454. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.

 


Address: 11500 Old Tampa Bay Dr, San Antonio, FL 33576
A B Course At Cleveland Heights Golf Country Club Lakeland Florida
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A/B Course at Cleveland Heights Golf & Country Club  - Lakeland,
The A/B Course at Cleveland Heights Golf & Country Club is a 27 hole public golf course in Polk County Florida. Built in 1927, this Lakeland course designed by William S. Flynn & Howard C. is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 863-682-3277. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 2900 Buckingham Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803
Abbey Course At St Leo University Saint Leo Florida
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Abbey Course At St. Leo University, The  - Saint Leo,
The Abbey Course At St. Leo University is an 18 hole public golf course in Pasco County Florida. Built in 1964, this Saint Leo course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 352-588-2016. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 33640 State Road 52 W, Saint Leo, FL 33574
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Adventure Island  - Tampa,
Adventure Island is an American water park located northeast of Tampa, Florida across the street from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. The park features 30 acres of water rides, dining, and other attractions. The park opened on June 7, 1980, and is part of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, a division of The Blackstone Group.
Apollo Beach Golf Sea Club Florida
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Apollo Beach Golf & Sea Club  - Apollo Beach,
The Apollo Beach Golf & Sea Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Hillsborough County Florida. Built in 1962, this Apollo Beach course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 813-645-6212. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 801 Golf & Sea Blvd, Apollo Beach, FL 33572
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot Lake Wales Florida
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Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot (Lake Wales, Florida)  - Lake Wales,
The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot is a historic Atlantic Coast Line Railroad depot in Lake Wales, Florida. It is located at 325 South Scenic Highway. On August 31, 1990, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

 

Babe Zaharias Golf Course Tampa Florida
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Babe Zaharias Golf Course  - Tampa,
The Babe Zaharias Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Hillsborough County Florida. Built in 1972, this Tampa course designed by Ron Garl is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 813-631-4374. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 11412 Forest Hills Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
Bloomingdale Golfers Club Valrico Florida
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Bloomingdale Golfers Club  - Valrico,
The Bloomingdale Golfers Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Hillsborough County Florida. Built in 1983, this Valrico course designed by Ron Garl is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 6 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 813-685-4105. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt required.
Address: 4113 Great Golfers Pl, Valrico, FL 33594
Blue Course At Town Country Rv Resort Golf Club Dade City Florida
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Blue Course at Town & Country RV Resort & Golf Club  - Dade City,
The Blue Course at Town & Country RV Resort & Golf Club is a 27 hole public golf course in Pasco County Florida. Built in 1983, this Dade City course designed by Jerry Marcum is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 352-567-6622. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 18005 Hwy 301, Dade City, FL 33525
Bok Tower Gardens Lake Wales Florida
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Bok Tower Gardens  - Lake Wales,
Bok Tower Gardens is a site containing botanical gardens, a carillon tower, and several other facilities located at 1151 Tower Boulevard, north of Lake Wales, Florida. It is a National Historic Landmark that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

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Lakeland, Florida Hotels

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Ramada Lakeland
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Ramada Lakeland
4620 N Socrum Loop Rd
Lakeland, FL 33805

 

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Quality Inn And Suites
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Quality Inn And Suites
4645 N Socrum Loop Rd
Lakeland, FL 33809

 

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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lakeland North - I-4
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lakeland North - I-4
4500 Lakeland Park Drive
Lakeland, FL 33809

 

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Days Inn Suites Lakeland
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Days Inn Suites Lakeland
4502 N Socrum Loop Rd
Lakeland, FL 33809

 

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Hampton Inn Lakeland
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Hampton Inn Lakeland
4420 N Socrum Loop Rd
Lakeland, FL 33809

 

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Suburban Extended Stay
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Suburban Extended Stay
4335 Williamstown Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33810

 

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Sleep Inn And Suites Lakeland
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Sleep Inn And Suites Lakeland
4321 Lakeland Park Dr
Lakeland, FL 33809

 

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Baymont Inn And Suites Lakeland
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Baymont Inn And Suites Lakeland
4375 Lakeland Park Dr
Lakeland, FL 33809

 

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Crestwood Suites Lakeland
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Crestwood Suites Lakeland
4360 Lakeland Park Drive
Lakeland, FL 33809

 

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Lakeland East
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Lakeland East
4315 Lakeland Park Dr
Lakeland, FL 33809

 

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Lakeland, Florida Restaurants

This is a list of Lakeland Steak & Seafood Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers. Happy Dining!

 
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Garl's Bar-B-Que
8121 USHighway 98 North
Lakeland, FL 33809
(863)858-7572
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Checkers
6767 Us Highway 98 N
Lakeland, FL 33809
(863)858-3449
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Chen's Wok
6565 North Socrum Loop Road
Lakeland, FL 33809
(863)815-3545
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Dairy Queen North
5100 USHighway 98 North
Lakeland, FL 33809
(863)815-1615
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America's Best Cuban Sandwich Shop
4907 USHighway 98 North
Lakeland, FL 33809
(863)859-0562
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Country Angels
122 North Commonwealth Avenue
Polk City, FL 33868
(863)984-1047
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Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar
230 Arteva Drive
Lakeland, FL 33809
(863)853-8400
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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
4343 Lakeland Park Drive
Lakeland, FL 33809
(863)853-5405
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Burger King #5851
28136 State Road 54
Zephyrhills, FL 33543
(813)973-2142
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Cheers 54
36616 State Road 54
Zephyrhills, FL 33541
(813)782-0689
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Fantasy of Flight Part 2: A Day in a Wonderland of Imagination in Polk City, Florida
Published September 16, 2012

Polk City Florida's Fantasy of Flight is a wonderful family attraction with immersive and historic tours that will draw you in to the world of aviation

 

Fantasy of Flight: Let Your Imagination Soar in Polk City, Florida
Published September 13, 2012

Impressive high-tech simulators, multiple tours, aircraft hangar and flyover demonstrations make Florida's Fantasy of Flight more than a traditional aviation museum

 

Old Polk County Courthouse: A Walk through History in Bartow, Florida
Published June 30, 2012

Stepping into the Old Polk County Courthouse rotunda is truly like stepping back in time. Learn the fascinating American history of Bartow Florida.

 

Mulberry Phosphate Museum and Homeland Heritage Park: Mulberry, Florida
Published June 27, 2012

Learn about the rich history of Mulberry Florida and it's significant concentration of prehistoric fossils that gave birth to Bone Valley and the Phosphate Museum

 

Florida’s Natural Grove House: Exploring the Citrus Industry in Lake Wales
Published June 24, 2012

Florida's Natural Grove House has exhibits that offer a detailed look at part of the citrus industry’s history and the modern day growing process

 

Depot Museum: Central Florida History in Lake Wales, Florida
Published June 19, 2012

The Lake Wales Florida Depot Museum is a set of buildings packed to the rafters with carefully preserved and well-labeled historical items

 

Spook Hill: A Vintage Roadside Attraction in Lake Wales, Florida
Published June 16, 2012

Follow our RV travels through Lake Wales, Florida where we visit the kitschy and legendary Spook Hill

 

Lakeland, Florida Videos

Plant City's Florida Strawberry Festival

-  3 minutes

Published: 04/26/2012

By: visitflorida

 

Video Content:
Florida, Plant City, fairs, strawberry, festival, rides, family

 

 

Florida By Rail: Touring Central Florida Via ...

-  3.5 minutes

Published: 12/12/2011

By: visitflorida

 

Video Content:
Florida, train, amtrak, winter haven, sebring, okeechobee, central florida, travel, rail transport

 

 

Skydiving At Skydive City In Zephyrhills

-  2.1 minutes

Published: 10/18/2010

By: visitflorida

 

Video Content:
Florida, travel, Zephyrhills, skydiving, adventure, fun

 

 

Fantasy Of Flight Aviation Museum

-  2.2 minutes

Published: 05/19/2009

By: visitflorida

 

Video Content:
florida, museums, history, family

 

 

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