National Geographic Traveler Magazine chose Lakeland, Fl as one of the best small cities for being dog-friendly in 2018!
The city of Lakeland, Florida is located just a short 45 minute drive from Orlando and Tampa.
Lakeland is home to Florida Southern College, which hosts the largest on-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture. History buffs and art lovers will enjoy the Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, and flight enthusiasts can't miss the annual SUN 'n FUN Fly-in.
Humans can enjoy Detroit Tigers Spring Training and Lakeland Flying Tiger Games at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium
The Polk Museum of Art’s collection ranges from pre-Columbian artifacts to contemporary paintings. In the heart of Lakeland's downtown, Lake Mirror Park offers a historic promenade, amphitheater and pedestrian walkways. Hollis Garden, found around the walkway, is a breathtaking formal garden that showcases more than 10,000 flowers and Florida indigenous plants.