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Our Lake Placid vacation rentals are the perfect home base for a visit to the beautiful little city that Reader's Digest once called the "Most Interesting Town in America". 

Where is Lake Placid, FL?

The sleepy city is located in central Florida, just two hours from Disney World, SeaWorld, and Legoland in Orlando. An ideal family destination, life in our Lake Placid vacation rentals always revolve around the water. Given the town's location near more than two dozen lakes, boating, sunbathing, and waterfront picnics aren't just pastimes here, but a way of life.

Parks & Lakes Near Lake Placid, FL

Welcome to "The Caladium Capital of the World"! Lake Placid's lawns and gardens are flush with the colorful flowers, and each July, the city hosts a festival in the caladium's honor. Any time of year, nature lovers can visit Highlands Hammock State Park, where you'll discover nature trails and a boardwalk through old-growth hammocks, swamps, and maybe even spot a black bear or panther! Lake June-in-Winter Scrub State Park offers 845 lakefront acres, with lovely hiking, fishing, and birdwatching (keep a lookout for bald eagles). 

With 27 freshwater lakes in the area - including Lake Istokpoga, the fifth-largest in the state - spend your days sunbathing, fishing, or simply strolling along the waterfront. Each swimming hole offers unique picnic areas, boat launches, and more!

Things to Do in Lake Placid, FL

From wine tasting to alligator farms, our Lake Placid vacation rentals are surrounded by adventure! Climb atop an Arabian horse with Orchid Hill Stables, tee off at Lake June West Golf Course, sip magnolia wine at Henscratch Farms Vineyard and Winery, or take an airboat ride into alligator country with Florida Alligator Empire. 

Art lovers won't have to enter any museums to indulge their passion in Lake Placid, as the downtown area is home to more than 40 murals. Learn about bygone times at the Lake Placid Historical Society Depot Museum, or get a laugh at the American Clown Museum and School. The charming city offers a little slice of fun for everyone!

Sun up to sun down, the city is ablaze with excursions you won't find anywhere but The Sunshine State. Plan your next stay in a Lake Placid vacation rental today!

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