Your perfect retreat is closer than you think.
Lake County has something for everyone. Nature-lovers will find an abundance of options – like hiking through endless acres of preserves, viewing rare birds or paddling pristine Blueways. Anglers will be lured by the prospect of catching a trophy bass on one of over 1,000 freshwater lakes, while treasure hunters will enjoy finding that rare antique at the area's many unique downtown districts.
So come explore Lake County, and experience “Real Florida. Real Close.” Just 35 minutes outside of Orlando.
Ideal for camping and kayaking, the rustic towns near the Ocala National Forest and Alexander Springs are what fishermen’s dreams are made of.
Small town charm has a party edge in Northwest Lake, where Bikefest and Mardi Gras festivities are balanced by state parks and horse farms.
Mount Dora, Tavares and Eustis comprise this area of bountiful lakes and old oak trees, where seaplane rides and Sunday brunch are customary.