Why Lakeland

Why should you move to Lakeland?

There are many reasons to consider buying a home in Lakeland and throughout Polk County.

Lakeland is Close to Everything

Tampa is just a short trip to the West and Orlando a short trip to the East. If you want to get away to the parks in Orlando or the night life in Tampa, it is an easy trip.

Many Locally Owned Shops, Restaurants, and Entrepreneurs

You can explore antique shops, buy fresh baked bread or have the best cup of coffee around. From Black and Brew Cafe and Bistro and Concord Cafe, to The Black Swan Antiques, or The Balance Culture Yoga Studios.

Growing Job Industry

Major manufacturing and warehouse jobs are opening up. Amazon Distribution Centers, Public Corporate, FedEx corporate and distribution centers, and much more.

Close to Major Theme Parks

Lakeland is close to all Walt Disney World attractions as well as Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, Sea World and Lego Land.

Quiet Family Life with a Large Small-Town Feel

There are beautiful lakes all over the city where you can enjoy the view, feed the ducks, go for a jog, or do some fishing. Run into the mayor or City Commissioners on the way to your favorite local coffee shop. Greet the local baker, Jen from Born and Bread bakery, or the local pub-masters at Lakeland Brewing Company. Hop on a bike from one bike-share location to another to check out the local museum.

An Array of Outdoor Spaces

Lakeland has parks and trails everywhere for to exercise or take your family for a walk. Whether you like to walk, run or bike ride there are safe places all over Lakeland to have fun with your family and loved ones. Explore the wildlife or get away.

Wonderful schools throughout the city

From the strong presence of schools like McKeel Academy, to the character-building schools such as LCS, to the schools made to serve your child artist such as Harrison School for the Arts, Lakeland provides education. And for college students interested in STEAM, the Florida Poly is here, along with students interested in aeronautical engineerings.

Close to several travel and entertainment destinations!

Busch Gardens Tampa

30 minutes

Tampa International Airport

35 minutes


25 minutes

Walt Disney World

45 minutes


35 minutes

Orlando International Airport

1 Hour & 15 Minutes

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