Quiz: Which LAL neighborhood best fits you?

Find out which neighborhood matches your personality.

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Lake Mirror | Photo by @catapultlkld

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When moving to a new city, it’s important to find the neighborhood that best suits you/your family’s needs. For some, it’s all about location, location, location! For others, it’s about finding a property that is surrounded by nature and tranquility.

As you may know, Lakeland is a hub for a variety of beautiful, charming neighborhoods, whether you’re looking for something rural or residential. Our Swan City continues to grow fast, so it helps to know what kind of area best fits your needs.

Enter: New to Lakeland’s neighborhood quiz

How it works

This quiz will ask you ten simple questions about your ideal neighborhood preferences. You’ll be able to choose one answer from a selection of options, and the result will hopefully sum up your general preferences, tastes, hopes, and dreams.

The fun part? You don’t need to be ready to buy a home to take the quiz. We’re just here to help and like connecting you with at cool parts of town!

Ready to find your match? Take the quiz.



Downtown Lakeland view from Kentucky Ave.

Photo by @walfaro30

Downtown Lakeland

Your ideal LAL location is Downtown Lakeland! Imagine spending your Saturday mornings exploring our cobblestone roads and local bistros/coffee shops. Not to mention, you are close by community events, such as the local farmers market. Downtown Lakeland covers areas like Dixieland Historic District, Munn Park, East/South Lake Morton, Lake Hunter, and Lake Wire. On the evenings, you can grab drinks with coworkers or friends at local breweries + enjoy live music from LAL artists. You are also surrounded by much art + history of the city and can enjoy our local museum + library within this area.

A point-of-view shot of canoeing on a green river with the nose of a red canoe visible at the bottom.

Canoe believe it? Lake Parker Park’s lake is one of the largest lakes in Lakeland.

North Lakeland

Your results show your best neighborhood would be in North Lakeland! With quick access to I-4 and to a variety of chain restaurants and grocery stores, North Lakeland covers areas such as Kathleen, Marcum Road, Daughtery Road, Lake Parker, and Lake Gibson. Many sub developments exist in this area with HOA’s available for neighborhood comradery. North Lakeland also has access to family friendly parks + hiking trails by some of Lakeland’s prettiest lakes.

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400 Lake Hollingsworth Dr. | Photo via Keller Williams Realty Smart

South Lakeland

Your results show South Lakeland is your ideal locale! This area covers Lake Hollingsworth, Scott Lake, Lake Miriam, 540A, and Christina. This residential area has secluded family-friendly neighborhoods, near schools such as George Jenkins, Scott Lake Elementary, and Harrison School for the Arts. Love to workout + maintain healthy fitness? These areas are surrounded by walk-able lakes, locally owned fitness studios, and bicycle-friendly trails.

Still not sure?

Head to the top of the page browse the three options in embedded in this webpage, and pick one where you could see yourself living. You can also retake the quiz and try some other answers.

Click or tap each option to learn more, or share your results online.