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Highlights Lakeland

  • Frank Lloyd Wright architecture
  • Historic attractions
  • Nature reserves

Best Vacation Rentals in Lakeland

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Lakeland, Central Florida
Vacation Rental • 495 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(10 reviews)
This true one bedroom, one bathroom offers a Sleek and Contemporary Design with full amenities in the Lake Morton Historic District. Centrally located. Some of the many Amenities include: Apple TV, Internet, Fully stocked Kitchen (fridge, stove and oven, pots, pans, toaster, microwave, Keurig, 12 cup Mr. Coffee brand coffee pot), Dining room table with seating and settings for 4. Living room has a Futon Couch that converts to a bed, and a very comfy recliner along with two additional chairs for guests. Washer, Dryer with supplies and more. Picture yourself in the heart of downtown Lakeland'...
from $102 / night
Lakeland, Central Florida
Vacation Rental • 2196 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(8 reviews)
Family friendly, spacious 2,200 sq ft home with large, partially covered back patio that includes fire pit, lots of seating, and BBQ area (gas & charcoal). There are three bedrooms in our home. The master bedroom features a king bed, 55 inch tv, large walk-in shower, jacuzzi tub, and his & her sinks. The second room has a double/full size bed plus trundle and a 32 inch Roku tv. Our third bedroom has two single beds, 40 inch tv, and just beside it we have a corner office area that can be used at your convenience. Our sun room features a 60 inch Roku tv with tons of video games and ha...
from $205 / night
Lakeland, Central Florida
Vacation Rental • 2390 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(25 reviews)
Unique mid century house furnished with original pieces. Open plan layout suitable for 5 people to stay comfortably. Private garden with inground pool with ample pool side furniture for relaxing and outdoor eating. Located in central Lakeland the house is close to all amenities, grocery stores, restaurants, cinemas and local sites. The house is also close to the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings in the world, Florida Southern College. The house is also only a 30 minute drive to LEGOland and a 40 minute to DISNEY. The beaches are approximately 1hours drive away to either the...
from $183 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Lakeland

$146for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
$203 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Lakeland

33%for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
56% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Lakeland

Lakeside and city rentals

Enjoy stunning lake and countryside scenery with vacation rentals in Lakeland, the perfect destination for escaping the stresses of city life. Water is at the heart of any vacation here, but you'll also find attractions for history lovers and architecture buffs. Find accommodation for couples, families, and groups in peaceful rural locations or among the charms of Lakeland City. After a day spent exploring Lakeland, return to the comforts of your own private vacation property.

Find the vacation rental of your dreams

Find perfect vacation rentals in Lakeland City whether you're looking for a romantic break or a family holiday. Lakeside properties provide opportunities for hiking, cycling, and watersports while, when you want a slice of culture, it's never far away. There are tempting properties with their own BBQs or heated pools while many have gardens where the kids can run free, a definite advantage of having your own vacation rental.

Vacations in Lakeland

The area and getting around

Lakeland, a truly year round destination

With Lakeland Linder International Airport just five miles away and excellent road links, getting to Lakeland is a breeze. And, it's so much more peaceful than Florida's coastal resorts. In fact, it's so peaceful, swans and pelicans love it. They breed on Lake Morton every spring. Visit in spring as well to catch the atmosphere of a baseball game at Joker Merchant Stadium while culture vultures can catch a show at Polk Theater. With its Venetian piazza, painted ceilings, and elegant balconies, it's a dream destination in itself.

Plenty to see and do in Lakeland

Be blown away by Lakeland City's colorful murals, open-air art installations, and dancing water fountains, and then blow away the cobwebs at the Circle B Bar Reserve. As well as being a huge cattle ranch, Circle B Bar is also a popular spot for hiking and cycling. You may get a tantalizing glimpse of alligators, pelicans, and magnificent blue herons. Entertain the kids for a few hours at the Explorations V Children's Museum. Using sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell to explore, they'll soak up knowledge without even realizing it.

Travelers and activities

Lakeland for nature lovers

The Circle B Bar isn't the only place to dive into nature. Hike or cycle the Lake-to-Lake Trail from Lake Parker to Lake Morton looking out for plovers and spoonbills as you go. Swim in the crystal clear waters of Lake Morton while your kids let off steam on the long sandy beach. If you feel energetic, book a fishing trip or have a go at water skiing.

A history buff's delight

Frank Lloyd Wright is one of the most iconic architects in history. Feast your eyes on his work at Florida Southern College, where he had a real vision for the design of the campus. Highlights of a visit include the Usonian Faculty House and the splendid Water Dome. Explore more architecture, including the quirky Old Coca-Cola building, in the Munn Park Historic District. If you prefer the wonder of flight to buildings, then everything aviation related can be see at Fantasy of Flight, home to the world's largest collection of private aircraft! You may even be lucky enough to catch an aerial display.

While swans have been a feature of Lakeland for nearly a century, they'd nearly disappeared in the 1950s. Most of today's swans are descended from a pair donated by Queen Elizabeth II.

Top 5 travel tips for Lakeland

1. Feed the animals at Safari Wilderness

Prepare to be amazed by the animals and habitats at Safari Wilderness. Take a jeep ride through rugged terrain to view zebra, Greater Kudu, and Watusi Cattle before stopping to feed water buffalo, ostriches, and cute ring-tailed lemurs. Feeling more adventurous? Then ditch the jeep and view the park by camelback.

2. Smell the flowers at Hollis Garden

Let the sights, scents, and serenity of Hollis Garden wash away your stress. Sitting on the banks of Lake Mirror, this tranquil spot features thousands of well-labeled flowers as well as vegetable gardens, picturesque fountains, and a fascinating butterfly trail. You can even follow a promenade all around the lake.

3. Visit an inspirational art gallery

Polk Museum of Art is a cozy but packed full of works from pre-Colombian times. There are also rotating exhibitions that have recently featured works by Toulouse-Lautrec and Pablo Picasso. Sculptures are dotted around its beautiful gardens.

4. Let kids explore at Common Ground Park

The play zones at this cutting-edge park take children on an adventure through mountains, canyons, valleys, and meadows. Even the flower gardens are interactive. Everything is designed to be educational as well as great fun.

5. Look to the skies at SURF 'n' SUN

While Fantasy of Flight is worth a visit at any time of the year, try and get there in April for the annual SURF 'n' SUN aviation extravaganza. Hundreds of pilots fly in to show off their vintage, home-built, sport, and jet planes to the huge crowds. A Family Fun Zone, military displays, and nighttime airshows all add to the excitement.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Lakeland

What is the average price for vacation rentals in Lakeland?

Considering the average cost of $227 per night, Lakeland lies at the lower end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Lakeland?

If you want to save as much as possible during your vacation to Lakeland, travel in June ($174 per night on average), May ($180), or July ($186), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Lakeland go up the most?

Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in Lakeland was November, with an average price of $321 per night. This was followed by April, with an average of $306, and then October, with $272.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Lakeland?

If you decide to put Lakeland on your bucket list, we recommend organizing your travels long before you go because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 74% of rentals booked the previous year.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

The most available months are, on average, August (with an availability of 73%), October (60%), and September (54%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

How many rentals does Holidu have in Lakeland?

Our catalog features around 60 vacation rentals from 2 partners, giving you plenty of choices when searching for your next dream vacation rental!

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