If you’re looking for a fun activity to do with kids, picking peaches is a great way to get outdoors AND teach them about where our food comes from. Find local U-Pick Peach Farms open April – June in Lakeland, Polk County & Central Florida.
Blueberry picking has become an annual tradition in our house – check out this extensive list of local U-Pick blueberry farms, plus helpful tips for blueberry picking. Some U-Pick Blueberry farms are open now, and others are offering pre-picked blueberries for curbside pick up.
Sunflowers bloom in Florida in both spring and fall. Local sunflower farms are open for you to cut your own sunflowers or wander through a sunflower maze. Take a day trip to a sunflower field to get outdoors and enjoy colorful photo opportunities.
Check out these U-Pick Strawberry farms in Plant City or within an hour’s drive of Lakeland & Polk County. Strawberry picking is a great family activity since the berries grow in raised beds on the ground and are easy for kids to reach.
The Lakeland Downtown Farmers Market is a treat for the eyes, ears, and tastebuds with 50+ vendors each week. The Market is a great way to get out with your family and experience the heartbeat of our wonderful community.