Lake City Vacations
Lake City in Northeast Florida is inhabited by some 12,000 people.
This city is situated approximately 100 miles (161 kilometers) from the state capital of Florida, Tallahassee and about 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Jacksonville.
While you’re in the city, visit the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center and discover why the history of this area is so significant. One of the primary historical museums in the Lake City area, it’s a must-visit destination. Another great destination is the Florida Nature and Heritage Tourism Center.
This city offers locals and visitors alike a wide selection of outdoor escapes at its many ecological parks. Those who love the outdoors will like the flora and fauna to be found at Suwannee River State Park, Osceola National Forest or Big Shoals State Park.
Put your pedal to the metal and make tracks to the North Florida Speedway, the number one raceway in Lake City. Take a tour of the circuit, check out the gleaming paintwork and polished chrome of high-performance vehicles, and, if you’re lucky enough to be there on race day, cheer on the drivers and machines as they hurtle down the track.
If you love to shop, amble through the stores at the Lake City Mall. This is a bustling attraction packed with interesting fashion, quirky accessories and fresh food venues.
One of the most visited heritage sites in the area is the Old Hamilton County Jail. This place provides for visitors the opportunity to understand an important time in history. Spend some time visiting this site and also other historic places for a better understanding of the people and events that shaped this city.
Gibson Park is one of the most visited botanical parks around the city. Enjoy the local flora and fauna, pull out your sketch pad, or just enjoy the fresh air. This park is the perfect match for all moods and seasons.
Treat everybody to Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, the perfect place to share laughter and good times with your kids. Pack for sense of fun, and your camera for a day filled with good times and magical moments.