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Hollis Garden

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Address: 702 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5030
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+1 863-834-6035

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We had a wonderful time walking around the gardens and beautiful Lake Mirror!! We saw lots of birds and ducklings!

Reviewed 5 days ago
Carol H
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful time walking around the gardens and beautiful Lake Mirror!! We saw lots of birds and ducklings!

Thank Carol H
Dartmouth, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this park twice during visits to Lakeland, and I do not think I have ever seen it at it's best. It is in a lovely setting on the Lake Mirror, and only takes a few minutes to wander around. I can imagine how beautiful it would be when the at it's best with all the plants in... More 

Thank Art H
Coral Springs, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful. A must visit for peace and relaxation. My son enjoyed the scenery also. There is a nice family park right next door. We enjoyed our visit.

Thank janica c
Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens were so beautiful. It was small but so relaxing. The gardens were very well kept. It was worth the visit.

Thank maggiemiami
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the variety of plants and wildlife - a must see and very romantic- make sure you walk along the whole lake - hope to come back

Thank Bob S
Lakeland, Florida
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hollis Gardens is a small formal garden nestled in the heart of downtown Lakeland. It borders and opens onto the Lake Mirror Promenade, and can be a restful stop along the walk circling the lake. Featuring fountains, seasonal flowers, quiet hidden grottoes, and a kitchen garden, Hollis Gardens is well-maintained by the City, and seems always to feature an explosion... More 

Thank OldFloridaGuy
Lakeland, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great spot to enjoy a peaceful beautiful spot in the heart of Lakeland well maintained and a free excursion as well doesn't get any better than this.

Thank andre s
Lakeland, Florida
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an absolutely beautiful gem in Lakeland. Whether you are taking a stroll to soak in nature at its finest, taking professional pictures, or even having your wedding here, this venue will not disappoint. The gardens are free and make sure you check the hours they are open in advance. It really is a beautiful place.

Thank aim4astar
Forest, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hollis Garden is only 1.2 acres in size, but it is nicely designed and beautifully landscaped. It is pleasant wandering around the grounds admiring the flowers in bloom and other vegetation. Bring a camera. This is apparently a popular site for weddings and would be a nice place for a romantic stroll. The Gardens overlook Lake Mirror which has an... More 

Thank loves2travelandmore
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Put this one on your priority list after you enjoy all the swans and wildlife around Lake Hollingsworth. This garden overlooking a spectacular Lake Mirror is worth taking time out of your busy schedule to relax and take in all the beautiful flowers and outdoor art. Classical music greets you as you enter the garden inviting all visitors to "sit... More 

Thank Timothy C

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