Leesburg, FL

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Leesburg featuring a lake or waterhole and fishing as well as an individual male
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 theCanal 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.

Best Western Plus Chain of Lakes Inn & Suites
Best Western Plus Chain of Lakes Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
1321 N 14th St, Leesburg, FL, 34748
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $90 per night from Oct 9 to Oct 10
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Leesburg. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (918 reviews)
"Very nice and clean"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Leesburg/Mt Dora
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Leesburg/Mt Dora
2 out of 5
9700 Us Highway 441, Leesburg, FL, 34788
The price is $92 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Leesburg. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
Family get together
"My family and I stayed at the Microtel inn for a family get together. The staff was accommodating and the hotel was clean. It had not been updated but the beds were comfortable and it was located centrally to restaurants and close to Mt. Dora."

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Leesburg
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Leesburg
2.5 out of 5
238 Eagles Watch Street, Leesburg, FL, 34748
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $116 per night from Oct 9 to Oct 10
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Leesburg. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Popular attractions Venetian Gardens and Lake Griffin State ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (60 reviews)
"Very clean and comfortable"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022

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The cottage on Lake Eustis
The cottage on Lake Eustis
Leesburg, FL
Stay at this cottage in Leesburg. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions ViaPort Florida and Wooten Park are located nearby. Discover ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Beautiful and relaxing
"It was very clean and they back yard was just breath taking. Waking up I’m the morning and hearing all the animals on the water. Definitely saving this place."

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2022

Canal Front Home on Harris Chain of Lakes!
Canal Front Home on Harris Chain of Lakes!
Leesburg, FL
Stay at this family-friendly vacation home in Leesburg. Enjoy free WiFi, a water park, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the comfy beds in our reviews. Popular ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (69 reviews)
Wonderful family getaway
"Clean, quaint, and what was advertised. Great time at the lake and restaurants! We plan on staying here again."

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

Guest House with pool
Guest House with pool
Leesburg, FL
Stay at this vacation home in Leesburg. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and fenced yards. Popular attractions Venetian Gardens and ViaPort Florida are located ...
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