Quality Inn & Suites
4645 N Socrum Loop Rd
Lakeland, FL 33809
Phone: (863) 858-1411
Fax: (863) 858-2977
Opened in 1987, Sandpiper Golf Club is the only large scale tee-time and golf facility in Lakeland, Florida. This 18-hole golf course has been designed by Steven Smyers and is a part of the Sandpiper Golf and Country Club of Lakeland. Covering an area of around 6,400 yards, this course is a perfect golf destination with its rolling and uneven terrain. Scenic beauty with quality and comfortable golfing experience is all what this place offers.
The Joker Marchant Stadium is the Lakeland Tigers' new Spring Training home. Various games and shows are held here periodically. With a capacity to hold more than 8000 people at the same time, this venue is all set to deal with the popularity of the game. Check out the Lakeland Tigers website to find out when your favorite team is going to play here. Make sure to book your tickets well in advance if you want to catch the excitement live!
The Golf Club at Bridgewater owes its lush beauty to its designer Steve Smyers who created this extensive golf course for amateurs and professionals alike. A set of five tees and 18-holes offer challenging golfing options and allows for special practices and golf lessons. The surroundings boasts of a rich wildlife and add to the natural bounty of the place. The club hosts golfing events and tournaments from time to time. Check website for more details.
On a visit to this area, the Henley Field Ball Park is a definite spot worth checking out. As the name suggests, the park is ideal for playing baseball; and has been serving the city since 1925.
A green haven on the sun-kissed Florida landscape, Maddox Ranch offers a great camping and recreations spot in Lakeland. Spread over 80 acres (32.3 hectares), this ranch is located away from the center of Lakeland, and about 30 miles away from Tampa, and thus offers an ideal respite for city slickers. They offer camping, a swimming pool, solar showers, and a lot more. The ranch is also used as a venue for music and arts festivals. Do call to know more.
The Club at Eaglebrooke offers exciting golfing options for amateurs of the spot as well as seasoned professionals. Layered green lands and scenic views greet you as you traverse through the numerous holes on offer. Designed by Ron Garl, the celebrated architect, the club dazzles with its 18-hole marvel, a iridescent lake, a huge swimming pool and various tennis courts for your comfort. The club is an ideal venue to host private events and parties.
Walden Lake Golf & Country Club - Hills Course is an 18-hole wonder created by the famous architect Ron Garl. This breathtaking course, with a set of 4 tee boxes, promises you a day full of challenging golfing and opens its arms to both: amateurs and seasoned professionals. Take a dip in the complex's swimming pool or play an exhilarating round of tennis or simply enjoy the fine view that the country club offers. The Hills course is home to a variety of golfing events from time to time. It is also an ideal venue to host private events and parties. Check website for more details.
Jump! That is it in a nutshell. You go up in a plane, jump out with a certified instructor and free fall for what is likely to seem a very long time before you pull the cord and open that parachute. Folks have been skydiving out here in the Zephyrhills area since the 1960s, and Skydive has been leaping into the air since 1989. After a short instructional course, you dive in tandem with an instructor, free falling for 60 seconds as you drop at 120mph from 13,500 feet. Charge for the dive plus pictures and a video is USD280. Check the website for details.
A good score is a distinct possibility on this course, designed in 1995 by Larry Maxwell. In order to succeed, you must be accurate from the tee. Most holes have water, and there is the standard amount of sand. If you hit the ball crooked, you will find trouble. The par-3s are of reasonable length. The par-5s are short but boast plenty of trouble. This is a semi-private golf course. Soft spikes only.
Willowbrook Golf Course was designed in 1967 by David Wallace, and is a standard public course. There is a minimum of trouble to slow down play and most greens are easily reachable. While there is more water than usually found on a public course, it remains an easy track. The par-5s are very short. The par-3s are also quite short, with one 187-yard exception. Three of the par-4s might stretch an average golfer. This is a public golf course. Soft spikes only.
Lake Henry Golf Club - Lake Henry Course an 18-hole executive course sits on flat terrain. There is token water, along with an adequate amount of sand. The fairways are tight and the greens are quite small. Although the course is very short, it is of average difficulty. This is a private golf course. Soft spikes only.
Legoland Florida is a family friendly amusement park that showcases all things Lego! There are 50 rides and attractions, including the Dragon Coaster, Miniland USA, and Pirate's Cove. You can also watch fantastic shows and grab a meal at one of their many entertaining restaurants. This park is especially geared for children 2 to 12, but it's fun for the whole family!