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Hollis Garden

702 E. Orange Street, Lakeland, FL 33801
(863) 834-6035
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Ranked #1 of 24 Attractions in Lakeland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Parks
Description: Botanical garden
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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We were in Lakeland for a weekend visit to Florida Southern College's "Child of the Sun" campus to tour the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings in the world. On our day to return home we spent some time checking out downtown Lakeland, to include Hollis Garden, a 1.2 acre formal garden located in the Lake Mirror Historic District.... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A good place to relax, read a book and enjoy the view. Not very big but cute and serene. No, Tripadvisor, I don't have 50 characters for my review, Deal with it!

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Orlando, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My girlfriend and I loved this small yet regal lakefront botanical! This not well known garden is located just steps from Lakeland's historic district. The garden is Mediterranean inspired, with its columns, sculptures fountains and manicured foliage. There are also plenty of flowers to appreciate. In addition, there is a pretty reception venue adjacent to the gardens that make Hollis... More

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Lakeland, Florida, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We took our 90 yr old mom it was beautiful but a ramp would have been nice for her walker. We loved the layout of the garden, very pretty.

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Lakeland, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

great place to take pictures. beautiful plants. Wish it was open for longer time periods. Has a nice park and lake attached to it as well.

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Lakeland, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I really enjoy going over to Hollis Gardens to walk around, people watch and have a wonderful out door breakfast. The view is nice, service is friendly and the food is good. A perfect way to start the day.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Great place to go read a book, while surrounded by beautiful trees and flowers (even though you're right near a highway), it's an escape. Also a great place for a date, picnic, wedding, homecoming/prom photos, etc. Even in Winter, the trees and greenery are still very pretty, but Spring and Summer are the most colorful times. Such a perfect spot... More

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Tampa, Florida
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20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This garden is beautiful to walk through. It's a perfect place to have a wedding, go on a date, or eat a picnic. It is well maintained. Restrooms are nearby. When you get done visiting the garden, be sure to walk around the lake a time or two. If you have kids there is an amazing play area nearby. If... More

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Orlando, Florida
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102 reviews 102 reviews
17 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This wonderful garden over looks Lake Mirror in downtown Lakeland. It has a wide range of plants and flowers. It is well landscaped and carefully cared for. It is just nice to walk around and revel in the scenery and the plants and flowers. It is a great gift from the Hollis Family to the city of Lakeland.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

While in Lakeland you have to go to Hollis Garden. It is beautiful and very relaxing atmosphere. Just walk around and enjoy the flowers and scenery. My In-Laws were married here. Don't miss out.

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