- The list below includes 62 free or cheap things to do in or near Lakeland, Florida, including 81 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Aviation Museums, Botanical Gardens and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- From Florida Southern College to Common Ground Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lakeland and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Winter Haven, Plant City, Lake Wales and Zephyrhills.
Escapology - Lakeland 210 East Pine Street, Lakeland, FL MoreLess Info
Escape Room games at Escapology offer an experience for gamers, families, businesses
Located in Lakeland, Florida, the Florida Southern College is a co-educational institution known for its intensive internship programs. The college also offers online courses and has many offerings for working adult students.
Lakeland, Florida's Hollis Garden is a large, elaborate formal garden. It features sculptured bushes, elegant floral arrangements, exotic plants, intricate fountains and tasteful statues. There are also numerous places to sit and relax. Admission is free.
Hollis Garden is a large lakeside botanic garden placed within a neo-classical architectural environment. The garden is populated with artistically patterned flower beds, public art, and several running ornamental fountains.
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111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr., Lakeland, FL 33801 MoreLess Info
Architectural fans enjoy the Florida Southern College Frank Lloyd Wright Visitors Center. The center features drawings, photographs and furniture, as well as a full-sized home by the late Wright.
At the Safari Wilderness Ranch in Lakeland, Florida, patrons get up close and personal with a variety of incredible animals. The Ranch covers 260 acres and is accessible only by the Safari's expertly-guided vehicles.
Opened since 1948 and renovated several times due to natural calamities, Silvermoon Drive-in offers the moviegoer the latest Hollywood productions, together with a fast-food specialty from the snack-bar. It also has a flea-market.
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4175 Medulla Road, Lakeland, FL 33807 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to pioneers such as Howard Hughes, The Florida Air Museum at Sun 'n Fun exhibits all kinds of aircrafts, from antiques to war-birds. The library has a collection of 40,000 photos, 27,000 magazines and 6,000 books, pertaining to the aviation domain.