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Leesburg

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Experience the laid-back lifestyle that characterizes this scenic Florida city, surrounded by beautiful lakes, lush parkland and excellent golf courses.

Leesburg is located in Florida’s picturesque Lake County. This lovely city is bordered by several scenic waterways, such as Lake Harris and Lake Griffin. Enjoy the laidback lifestyle and explore its numerous parks and nature reserves. Visit one of Leesburg’s excellent golf courses, tour around the lush Florida landscape or go on a relaxing boat trip.

The city has a range of green spaces and public parks lined with nature trails and hiking paths. Visit the Venetian Gardens, established in 1938, on the banks of Lake Harris. The park features trails, gardens and canals. Admire the landscape on a stroll along the Canal Street Trail or the Magnolia Trail. Unwind with a leisurely game of golf or tennis at one of the Leesburg recreational sports areas.

Find out about Leesburg’s prominence as a citrus- and watermelon-farming city in the early 20th century at the Leesburg Heritage Museum. Learn about the region’s interesting agricultural heritage at Paquette’s Historical Farmall Museum. Tour one of the area’s finest historic houses at the Mote-Morris House, which was built by a former mayor and features a four-story turret.

Explore Leesburg’s lakes by boat, kayak or on a scenic road trip. The region’s beautiful natural landscape and abundant Lake County waterways are a great destination for camping and boating. Bring your fishing reel or buy one from a local store to try your luck fishing for sunfish, bluegill and several different species of bass.

Head out to Lake Griffin State Park to discover a magnificent natural reserve where ospreys, bald eagles, herons and river otters make their homes. Canoe or sail through Ocklawaha River to the Harris Chain of Lakes.

Leesburg is located in central Florida, 44.5 miles (71.6 kilometers) northwest of Orlando. Reach this tranquil Florida getaway via Leesburg International Airport or by car. Central Florida has a sunny and mild winter season and warm, humid summers. Be prepared for high rainfall in the warmer months. Ensure you’re inside during tropical thunderstorms to experience a spectacular lightning show.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wildwood The Villages, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wildwood The Villages, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
928 East State Road 44, Wildwood, FL
The price is CA $131 per night from Aug 1 to Aug 1
Situated in Wildwood, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Lake Okahumpka Park, Continental Country Club, and Lake Deaton. The Villages Market Square and Miona ...
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wildwood The Villages, an IHG Hotel
Brownwood Hotel & Spa
Brownwood Hotel & Spa
3 out of 5
3003 Brownwood Blvd, The Villages, FL
The price is CA $175 per night from Jul 26 to Jul 26
Situated in The Villages, this spa hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Lake Okahumpka Park, Lake Deaton, and Continental Country Club. Miona Lake Golf Club and Cane ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (261 reviews)
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Brownwood Hotel & Spa
Lakeside Inn
Lakeside Inn
3 out of 5
100 N Alexander St, Mount Dora, FL
The price is CA $178 per night from Jul 26 to Jul 26
Located in Mount Dora, this beachfront hotel is in the historical district and within a 5-minute walk of Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce, Evans Park, and ...
4.1/5Very Good! (958 reviews)
"Very nice hotel. Lots of charm and history!"

Reviewed on Jul. 22, 2021

Lakeside Inn
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Mount Dora Cottages
Mount Dora Cottages
3 out of 5
221 East 4th Avenue, Mount Dora, FL
The price is CA $147 per night from Jul 26 to Jul 26
Situated in the historical district, this cottage is steps from Mount Dora Community Building, Donnelly Park, and Mount Dora Center for the Arts. Mount Dora ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (152 reviews)
"It should have TV in bedroom"

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Mount Dora Cottages
Grand Oaks Resort
Grand Oaks Resort
3000 Marion County Road, Lady Lake, FL
Situated in Lady Lake, this golf cottage is within 6 mi (10 km) of The Orange Blossom Opry, Spanish Springs Town Square, and Harbor Hills Country Club. Lake ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
"Bungalows are beautiful and very convenient when we are attending horse shows at Grand Oaks. It’s a great facility with beautiful, well cared for grounds and amenities."

Reviewed on Apr. 11, 2021

Grand Oaks Resort
Mount Dora Townhome in Historical District!
Mount Dora Townhome in Historical District!
Mount Dora, FL
This family-friendly Mount Dora vacation home is steps from Mount Dora Community Building and Donnelly Park. Mount Dora Center for the Arts and Mount Dora History ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)
Great
"Great"

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Mount Dora Townhome in Historical District!
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