Forest Gateway

Small, rustic towns that allow you to escape the hustle and bustle of metropolitan areas are a big part of Lake County’s charm. Few towns epitomize that more than the ones surrounding the Ocala National Forest. A visit to Umatilla, Altoona, and Astor allows locals and tourists to take advantage of the nature that abounds here.

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Alexander Springs: The Perfect Day Trip In Lake County, Florida

Originally published on July 24, 2020 by Every Day a Vacation Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Visit Lake County, FL. All opinions are 100% mine and based on my experience at Alexander Springs. Alexander Springs – an oasis in Lake County If you know me, then you know the ...

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Spectacular Lake County, Florida Staycation Ideas for the Family

Originally published on July 22, 2020 on the Fresh Mommy Blog. This post may have affiliate links, which means I may receive commissions if you choose to purchase through links I provide (at no extra cost to you). As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Read more about these ...

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Discover Lake County Florida Outdoor Adventures

Originally published on July 19, 2020 by Howard Blount on Backroad Planet. Get out on the water, tour a botanical garden, and explore a state park! These and many more Lake County Florida outdoor adventures await you “The Perfect Distance Away.” This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Visit Lake County, FL. All ...

Alexander Springs – Virtual Tour

With a constant year-round temperature of 72 degrees, the cool waters of the Alexander Springs Recreation Area makes it the perfect watering hole on sweltering Florida summer days. While the crystal clear waters attract splish-splashing youngsters, Alexander Springs includes a variety of activities for the whole family. Check out our Love ...

St. Johns River – Virtual Tour

The St. Johns River flows north through Astor and is the perfect place to see native wildlife or launch your boat for a day on the water. For those interested in learning about the nature and history of the St. Johns River and Astor, take a St. Johns River Tour ...

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Must Do Hikes in Lake County 

Take a short drive west of Orlando and you will find yourself in Lake County, “Real Florida. Real Close.” Lake County is the perfect place to escape into wide open places and explore the Florida outdoors. Going on a hike can be a great thing to do right now to release some stress and get some fresh air. Check ...