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Lakeland is a town in west-central Florida between Orlando and Tampa in Polk County. Established in 1885, the town had a population of 94,500 as of 2010. Lakeland has a lot to offer you and your family in the regions of entertainment and outdoor recreation thanks to the numerous art galleries and the large number of lakes in the town. And when booking a room at one of the Choice Hotels in Lakeland, you can feel at home in relaxing rooms with a wide variety of amenities. The region embraces a special spot in high school basketball in Florida because for several years the city has held all ranks of the state championships.
So each spring, dozens herd to the town to view some of the best young players in the country battle it out for the state title, an experience that’s also attended by college scouts from around the world. The town is also home to a minor league team. The team is associated with Detroit’s professional baseball team and competes in the Joker Marchant Stadium at a large sports venue known as Tiger Town. The region’s soccer teams play at the facility, as well. Of course, the town has several performing arts galleries that display all types of entertainment. Start with the Lakeland Center, which holds concerts by famous musical acts, plays and more. The venue is also the performance home of the Imperial Symphony Orchestra – a long-time association that presents operas and pop shows. The Polk Theatre is another good one. This theater, which is a historic building, holds yearly performing arts series along with independent films.
In addition to over 40 recreations and municipal parks in the area, the town boasts 38 lakes and a state park. The municipal parks have athletic turfs, pools and performance spots, and feature child-friendly activities throughout the entire year. You can enjoy boating, fishing and other water sports year round near Polk County. And at the Colt Creek State Park, you can partake in canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding and cycling. Freshwater types in the park’s three lakes include bluegill, shellcracker and beam. With multiple hotels in Lakeland and the surrounding areas, you can find the Choice hotel that meets your travel needs. Enjoy our warm hospitality, friendly service and great value. Scroll through our Lakeland hotels below and book your stay online today!
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- Number of hotels in Lakeland13
- Highest Price$161
- Lowest Price$60
- Number of reviews7815
- Avg. rating2.7