Hotels in Lakeland - Winter Haven (and vicinity), Florida

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Bartow overview

Bartow is a budget-friendly town unique for its sports. You're sure to find the coffee and bar options to your liking. Families will find plenty of fun at Walt Disney World® and Busch Gardens. Make plans to visit the popular Legoland Florida and Chain of Lakes Park. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Bartow is for you.

Where to stay in Bartow

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Bartow has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels near Bartow with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around each hotel so you can see how close you are from Bartow, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Bartow

Fly in to Sebring, FL (SEF-Sebring Regional), 35.2 mi (56.6 km) from downtown Bartow. Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 45.7 mi (73.6 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Winter Haven Station
  • • Lakeland Station

What to see around Bartow

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Chain of Lakes Park
  • • Joker Marchant Stadium
  • • Hardee Lakes County Park
  • • Highlands Multi Sport Complex
  • • Kissimmee Sports Arena and Rodeo
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Legoland Florida
  • • Indigo's Family Fun Center
  • • Hardee County Wildlife Refuge
  • • Green Meadows Petting Farm
  • • Fun Spot America
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Eagle Ridge Mall
  • • Bartow Flea Market
  • • Lakeside Village
  • • Lakeland Square Mall
  • • Lakeshore Mall
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • Walt Disney World®
  • • Busch Gardens
  • • Polk Museum of Art
  • • ChampionsGate Golf Club
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

When to visit Bartow

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 82°F day, 50°F night
  • • April-June: 92°F day, 59°F night
  • • July-September: 92°F day, 71°F night
  • • October-December: 88°F day, 51°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 8.2 inches
  • • April-June: 12.8 inches
  • • July-September: 23.5 inches
  • • October-December: 7.6 inches