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Lakeland Travel Guide

Lakeland, Florida, so named for its many lakes all around, is a suburban town outside of Tampa, Florida. The town has a population of just around 100,000 residents and is full of unique history and culture.

Things to Do in Lakeland

Lakeland is home to the Circle B Bar Reserve, where you can experience wildlife and nature first hand. Hollis Garden is a great place to wander through the greenery in the 1.2 acre botanical garden. Fly high into space in the Florida Air Museum at Sun ‘N Fun, or admire some art at the Polk Museum of Art, while kids will love the Explorations V Children’s Museum.

Best Time to Visit Lakeland

The best time to plan your trip to Lakeland is between October and April, before it gets too hot in the summer.

Price and Availability Index in Lakeland

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Lakeland is in April, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Lakeland is in the high season in March. Lakeland has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Lakeland tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Lakeland tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Lakeland

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Lakeland. The warmest months in Lakeland are June and September, when temperatures reach 96 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 33 ˚F. The wettest month in Lakeland is July with 20.07 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.25 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Lakeland

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, priceline and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 2292 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Lakeland ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. A trip to Lakeland can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $16 per night. On average, a place to stay in Lakeland will cost you $134 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Lakeland, then you can choose from over 340 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 60 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 92 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Lakeland? Then choose one of the 336 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 140 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 76 pet-friendly places to stay in Lakeland, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

We combine a wide variety of Lakeland accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 5 providers, including 242 places to stay from Airbnb, 52 accommodations from VRBO and 40 places to stay from priceline.

1200 of our accommodations in Lakeland have been reviewed and rated. 65% are rated excellent or good. 412 accommodations allow instant booking.

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