Perhaps you’ve already been to Lakeland for the annual Sun ‘n’ Fun Fly-In, held in April. Haven’t been yet? Well then you’ve already got a reason to head over to Lakeland – the six-day convention is a must-do for aviation enthusiasts. After all, Lakeland Linder Regional Airpark is a mere 30 statute miles away from Ridge Landing Airpark. Land in Lakeland on your next off day, and prepare for a day full of festivities, because Lakeland holds a host of activities to entertain every type of person.
For those unfamiliar with the city, it is located in Polk County just outside of Tampa. So when you’re looking for a change of scenery but don’t want the busyness of a big city, make touchdown just a bit east of Tampa in Lakeland. This smaller city is home to the largest on-site collection of Frank Wright architecture. What else is there to do in Lakeland during a day trip from Ridge Landing? Let us enlighten you… (more…)