Lake County, FL

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Lake County, FL

Vacations are meant to be fun. It should be a time to unwind, soak in the scenery and enjoy some much-needed, well-deserved R&R. Sound about right? Then you’ve landed in the right place. Lake County offers a vacation full of nature, adventure, show-stopping cuisine, and some of the friendliest locals around. Come along and discover a perfectly pleasing vacation destination for everyone in your group.  

Get On The Water

The land of 1,000 lakes gives new meaning to outdoor activities. Explore the water via kayak and glide your way through our countless waterways. You’ll quickly discover abundant wildlife, vast greenery, and incredible views you won’t see from the land. Or, amp it up with an outside-of-the-box opportunity: a cruise across the lakes in a high-performance Catboat – a personal catamaran – that speeds up to 25MPH. Take in nature from below the surface and snorkel or dive the crystal-clear, fresh water of Alexander Springs that maintains a constant 72° year-round temperature. Need another viewpoint? Climb onboard a chartered seaplane for incredible lake and surrounding views. The thrill, the excitement, the experience! It’s all here.

Birds And Bass 

Grab those binoculars and fishing poles for some primetime outdoor fun! Florida scrub jays, burrowing owls, and red-cockaded woodpeckers all call the area home, and prime bird-watching begins in November and continues through May. Anglers of all skill levels will love the fishing options in Lake County. Cast from ashore, rent a personal boat, or charter a vessel for a fishing excursion you won’t believe. Prepare to reel in various species including largemouth bass, Florida’s state freshwater fish. If the outdoors is your paradise, include a stay among nature in one of Lake County’s beautiful waterfront properties.

Passion For Picking 

Lake County is flourishing with orchards and farms growing fresh produce. The best part? You’re invited! Take in the views of picturesque groves and plentiful fields at a dozen different Lake County u-pick farms. Hand-select all the citrus, berries and vegetables your heart desires. While you’re out, take part in the Citrus Label Tour, which connects the area’s rich citrus history in a fun exploration across Lake County. Be sure not to miss Clermont’s citrus showstopper and one of Florida’s first attractions, The Citrus Tower observation deck–at 22 stories high!

Food With Flare 

Bring your stretchy pants! Taste-test your way through the abundant cuisine options in Lake County. From fresh bakeries to tangy BBQ and family dining to fine dining, you won’t leave here hungry! Internationally inspired Cuban, Asian, Mediterranean, and Mexican (plus plenty more!) restaurants have made their mark with eclectic dishes bursting with flavor. Dip into one of Lake County’s breweries to sample locally made small-batch craft beer. From ales to lagers, brewmasters are constantly drafting up new seasonal flavors, so there’s always something new to try. More of a varietals fan? With several tasting rooms, you can sip and savor through multiple selections of your choice. If you have some time on your hands, make the trek to our local wineries. Gorgeous views, tours, and live entertainment take your tasting experience to a new level.  

It’s time to make use of all that unused paid time off and enjoy the much-needed and well-deserved vacation you’ve earned.  So get to it! Start planning your vacation to Lake County, Florida!