Lakeland, Florida, and its smaller neighbor to the east, Winter Haven, are aptly named. Lakeland is filled with lakes, and Winter Haven is a winter haven (to state the obvious). Seriously, however, these cities are typical amazing Florida towns with tons of sports and activities year-round, growing economies and populations, and amenities of the cultural and educational variety everywhere. Lakeland has 38 named lakes, as well as plenty of unnamed bodies of water. It also has seven historic districts, which are great for exploring and taking walks, and nine higher-education institutions, ranging from private to public and theological to secular. Winter Haven also has its fair share of lakes: 50 within its borders. It may even have Lakeland beaten with its "Chain of Lakes," a series of lakes connected in a chain by canals. Winter Haven uses its lakes wisely with every sort of water sport, and it even played a major role in the development of of water skiing as a sport. Of course, Lakeland's lakes are equally as useful; both cities have boating, kayaking, skiing, you name it. The Lakeland-Winter Haven area is a wonderful place to live outdoors in beautiful year-round sunshine, to escape the cold and worries of life, and relax and enjoy exciting sports or sandy lake beaches. Lakeland-Winter Haven offers an astounding number of homes across 79 communities, crafted by the most prestigious builders in Florida. Homes are often stucco with Spanish-style roofing, but don't be afraid if that's not your style- a little bit of everything is represented in Lakeland-Winter Haven. Studios, two beds two baths and two car garages, or eight beds and five baths mansions-every size is available, and at a steal. Prices range from the very low 137000 to 970000 (for the most beautiful mansion you'll ever see). Either way, homes in Lakeland-Winter Haven are going for astonishingly low rates only on New Home Source.