Florida Southern College is a local gem with its vibrant student body, and is widely known for housing the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.
Did you know: Citizens Bank and Trust was founded in 1920 standing as Polk County’s oldest bank still in existence.
Classic architecture, modern flair and fusions of the two are common around Lake Morton.
Lake Morton is a 1 mile (2,500-step) route, with an elevation gain of about 0 ft, making your afternoon walks a breeze.
The Lake Morton Historic District neighborhoods are located primarily south and east of Lake Morton and north of Lake Hollingsworth. Their architectural integrity and historical elements make them not only stand out but important to the history of Lakeland. Most of the houses in these neighborhoods were built during the Florida Boom between 1920 and 1926.
Did you know: There are approximately 65 swans living around Lake Morton.
The 2.9 mile trail around Lake Hollingsworth is an iconic location around a lake known to be home to more than 125 species of birds.
Did you know: February 8th, 2022 marked the 65th Anniversary of Lakeland’s royal swans arriving on Lake Morton, gifted by Queen Elizabeth II herself. Since then, Lakeland’s swans have become iconic figures in the community.