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A Lakeland must see

Some of the plant beds change quarterly, others less frequently. It's a peaceful natural retreat... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
A REAL GEM...worth the visit. Romantic or family.

Really beautiful Garden. The garden is laid out in teirs and have individual sections that house... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donna M
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“lake mirror”(124 reviews)
Botanical garden
702 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5030
+1 863-834-6035
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Some of the plant beds change quarterly, others less frequently. It's a peaceful natural retreat right in downtown Lakeland. Well worth a visit once in a while. Nice sculptures and a wide variety of plant life. It's a Lakeland must see. And, it's FREE.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BeverlyH626
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really beautiful Garden. The garden is laid out in teirs and have individual sections that house beautiful sculptures and or seating. The paths lead to a lake that you can walk around for fitness or leisure. There is a cafe on site which was closed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Donna M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Different times of the year would bring difference colors to this magnificent garden. There are 16 "rooms" in the garden. Each had different types of flowers and vegetation. Great photo ops and great for family pictures or weddings. Nice lake and children's play area close...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank browncondo2102
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a tiny formal garden on the side of mirror lake, it’s about a 30 minute drive from Orlando but worth the drive. It’s quiet and peaceful beautifully landscaped a great place to sit and relax. There is a restaurant adjacent to the garden...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 186400Caroline
Reviewed October 11, 2018

If you’re tired of the hustle and bustle of city life and the traffic then visit this tranquil garden; life’s too short not to take time to smell the roses. We took the time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MitchPhyllis65
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely city park. Great spot to have an outdoor wedding, take family photos or just enjoy a leisurely stroll. Wonderful views of downtown Lakeland and Lake Mirror. Close to restaurants and shopping and a close walk to Lake Morton to feed the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patricia S
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Hollis Gardens is one of my favorite botanical spots. While it is not large by any means; the variety and the beauty in the heart of downtown are impressive. Adjacent to the stunning Lake Mirror; the gardens are wonderful for an afternoon of bird watching,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank DailyMenagerie
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Love this place! The steaks are to die for, loaded baked potatoes... yum! The dessert tray selection... wow!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Rosaura Garcia O
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful garden and lake close to downtown Lakeland and FSC. Nice place to walk around and relax. We have been there twice and will visit again when we are in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 01FeisMom
Reviewed September 9, 2018

This is a beautiful place for a quiet stroll. A wide verity of flowers and plants all with a view of the beautiful lake.

Date of experience: April 2018
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June 28, 2018|
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Response from glennflorida1 | Reviewed this property |
No charge - free for the enjoying!
March 21, 2018|
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Response from Judy H | Reviewed this property |
There are sloping walkways to the gardens. This would be a beautiful outing for someone in a wheelchair! You will all enjoy it!
October 15, 2017|
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Response from Melinda H | Reviewed this property |
It is posted that dogs are not allowed.