Lakeland Vacations

Lakeland is in Memphis, a major city with a population of 650,000 residents. This popular area sits 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest of Memphis International Airport, and just 18 miles (29 kilometers) from the city centre.

Lakeland is close to a range of colorful Memphis’s attractions. Wolfchase Galleria and the Memphis Botanic Gardens- Hardin Hall are just two of the popular places to discover here. And don’t miss the Art Museum of the University of Memphis and Carriage Crossing.

Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a unique vacation destination. Explore, learn and become intrigued in the various museums such as the Pink Palace Museum, the Fire Museum of Memphis and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Head to the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, to get your fill of art.

If you are travelling with kids, take them to the family attractions nearby. If you’re intrigued by creatures of all kinds be sure to add Memphis Zoo on your trip list.

There are a number of natural gifts here as well, so make sure you enjoy the nearby green spaces. Bring a picnic, throw a frisbee, or just listen to the birdsong at Overton Park. Head out to the Mud Island River Park.

Sports fans visiting Lakeland should head to Mike Rose Soccer Complex, Germantown to see the University of Memphis in action. On game days follow the procession of blue and gray, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local college soccer lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a few post-game beers.

To make sure you get the most out of Lakeland, think about booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. The DoubleTree by Hilton Memphis Downtown, the Hotel Memphis and the Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel are just some of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.

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