Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Lakeland

The area's live music and festivals are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Lakeland. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. Sky Zone and Memphis Zoo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Lakeland

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Lakeland a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Zone (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Memphis Zoo (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Cordova Country Club (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Golf and Games Family Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Memphis International Raceway (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Mirimichi Golf Course (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Lakeland

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lakeland is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shelby Farms Visitor Center (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Cameron Brown Park (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Lichterman Nature Center (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • W.C. Johnson Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Memphis Botanic Gardens- Hardin Hall (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Audubon Park (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lakeland

Fly into Memphis, TN (MEM-Memphis Intl.), the closest airport, located 19.7 mi (31.7 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Lakeland?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 44 holiday rentals near Lakeland. From 29 Houses to 11 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lakeland for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lakeland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lakeland:

  • East Memphis: 65 holiday homes
  • North Memphis: 66 holiday homes
  • Central Midtown: 53 holiday homes
  • The Edge: 35 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 47 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lakeland?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Lakeland. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cameron Brown Park: 320 holiday rentals
  • Southaven Towne Center: 312 holiday rentals
  • Overton Park: 308 holiday rentals
  • Levitt Shell: 307 holiday rentals
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium: 315 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lakeland listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lakeland?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 29 Houses in Lakeland. Our other popular types of Lakeland holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 holiday houses
  • Studios: 3 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lakeland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in Lakeland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.