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Leesburg, FL
Travel Guide

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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.

Where to stay in Leesburg

The Waterfront Inn
The Waterfront Inn
3 out of 5
1105 Lake Shore Drive, The Villages, FL
The price is $129 per night from Jun 27 to Jun 27
Located in Lake Sumter Landing, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from The Villages Market Square and 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from Cane Garden Country Club. Miona Lake Golf ...
4.2/5Very Good! (969 reviews)
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Reviewed on Jun 7, 2021

The Waterfront Inn
Brownwood Hotel & Spa
Brownwood Hotel & Spa
3 out of 5
3003 Brownwood Blvd, The Villages, FL
The price is $139 per night from Jun 27 to Jun 27
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! (202 reviews)
"This facility, hotel and lobby staff very nice and welcoming. Did not use any spa amenities."

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2021

Brownwood Hotel & Spa
Lakeside Inn
Lakeside Inn
3 out of 5
100 N Alexander St, Mount Dora, FL
The price is $149 per night from Jun 27 to Jun 27
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! (970 reviews)
"Very charming, old Inn."

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2021

Lakeside Inn
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The Heirloom Inn
The Heirloom Inn
3 out of 5
644 N Donnelly St, Mount Dora, FL
The price is $95 per night from Jun 17 to Jun 17
Situated in Mount Dora, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Donnelly Park and Gilbert Park. Country Club of Mount Dora and Wekiwa Springs State ...
The Heirloom Inn
Mount Dora Cottages
Mount Dora Cottages
3 out of 5
221 East 4th Avenue, Mount Dora, FL
The price is $117 per night from Jun 16 to Jun 16
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! (144 reviews)
"I love that the property has very few close neighbors. While we were in a home that had an upstairs, and we did hear them, it was in a lovely, quiet neighborhood. Beautiful and easy access."

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

Mount Dora Cottages
This Mt Dora Home is Ready for You! Fireplace/front Porch Swing/internet
This Mt Dora Home is Ready for You! Fireplace/front Porch Swing/internet
Mount Dora, FL
The price is $99 per night from Jun 19 to Jun 19
Situated in Mount Dora, this vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of First Baptist Church of Mount Dora, Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, and Gilbert Park. Mount Dora ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)
Here for reunion. Excellent value!
"Perfect pick"

Reviewed on May 31, 2021

This Mt Dora Home is Ready for You! Fireplace/front Porch Swing/internet
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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