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Quaint bed and breakfast inns with spectacular lake views and stellar attention to service are a draw for travelers from near and far. If you’re seeking to get out of town for a quiet getaway, Lake County’s accommodations and family-friendly atmosphere create the ideal setting for an extended weekend trip.

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Explore Astor, Florida

Explore Astor, Florida Tucked away in the northern end of Lake County, among the trees of the Ocala National Forest and along the shores of the St. Johns River, lies the little town of Astor. Life here is lived on the river, and though on the smaller side at just 2.6 ...

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Memorable places to propose in central Florida

Memorable places to propose in central Florida Thinking of popping the question to that special someone in your life? You’ve probably picked out a ring he or she will love, but have you thought about the perfect setting? Whether you’re from the Real Florida or just visiting, we’ve compiled some of ...

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Explore Leesburg, Florida

Explore Leesburg, Florida Downtown Leesburg during the holidays. Photo by @jmsmalley1 on Instagram There is perhaps no other town in the Real Florida with a sense of community like Leesburg. It’s grown significantly over the past decade, and a lively downtown scene now pairs with major annual events and big-name fishing ...

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Explore Eustis, Florida

Explore Eustis, Florida Ferran Park overlooking Lake Eustis, Eustis. Photo by liv_teach_travel on Instagram If you’re thinking of a trip to the Real Florida, you’ll definitely want to carve out some time to spend in the city of Eustis. Nicknamed America’s Hometown, this small town lies on the shores of Lake ...

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Explore Howey-in-the-Hills and Yalaha

Explore Howey-in-the-Hills and Yalaha Nestled in central Lake County are two small towns that exude the charm of Real Florida so perfectly that you may just experience the wonderful feeling of falling in love with a place. Howey-in-the-Hills and Yalaha are minutes from each other but worlds apart from city life. ...

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Explore Tavares, Florida

Explore Tavares, Florida Thinking about a trip to the Real Florida? Think about Tavares, a small, vibrant central Florida town that pairs the best of nature with unforgettably good times. From weekend stays to week-long vacations, this little city just 35 miles northwest of Orlando is packed with one-of-a-kind experiences that’ll ...