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Lakeland International Airport

Lakeland International Airport (LAL) is the preferred aviation gateway when making travel plans to Central Florida. It is located along the I-4 Corridor, in-between Tampa and Orlando, with easy access to all parts of Florida. Our airport in Lakeland is an exceptional resource for travelers who favor convenience to attractions and enjoying more of their vacation without congestion or crowds. The central location to popular accommodations and activities and the convenient and hassle-free access makes LAL the smart option when traveling to Central Florida.

Airlines Serving Lakeland International Airport:

Avelo Airlines

Avelo Airlines has made a name for itself by prioritizing affordability without compromising on quality service. The airline, founded in 2020, quickly became a favorite for budget-conscious travelers seeking an alternative to traditional carriers. They focus on connecting underserved markets and providing direct flights to smaller airports, making air travel more accessible and convenient for a broader audience. 

Routes Flying Out of LAL

  • Lakeland, FL (LAL) to New Haven, CT (HVN)

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Central Florida Must-Sees

  • LEGOLAND Florida Resort

  • Bok Tower Gardens

  • Safari Wilderness Ranch

  • Peppa Pig Theme Park

  • Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo

  • Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture at Florida Southern College

  • Detroit Tigers

  • Streamsong Resort

  • Florida Children’s Museum

Where to Stay in Central Florida

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Our Travel Guide is a comprehensive guide full of valuable resources about the area’s attractions, hotels and vacation rental homes, restaurants, boutique shops and more.

What’s Included in the Guide?

  • Details about our Must See Attractions and experiences
  • Information about every attraction and activity in Polk County
  • Directory of locally owned restaurants and boutique shops
  • Fascinating stories from local people of interest
  • Ideas for having fun on a rainy day

Let us help you plan your next Central Florida vacation. Request your printed Free Central Florida Travel Guide HERE!

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