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Love Lake Life: Revolution Off Road Gets Down and Dirty!

“You may get dirty; very, very dirty.” Splashing an ATV through Florida mud on a rainy day is a classic, southern pastime. Started by Kevin Jowett, Revolution Off Road is an adventure park that offers exhilarating experiences from ATVs and Jeeps, to fishing and archery. “There’s so many people who want to do a motor […]... Read More
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Love Lake Life: Get Your Feet Wet at Lake Norris

With summertime around the corner, are you looking for new ways to “go with the flow?” Lake Norris is making tides in the Lake County area with outdoor activities spanning across the 3,660 acres of lush natural environment. Visitors can quench their thirst for adventure with activities that include hiking, paddling, and canoeing. Initially, the […]... Read More
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Love Lake Life: Have a “Meat” & Greet with Magical Meat Boutique

For Lake County locals looking for a “cheeky” food menu, Magical Meat Boutique is a British gastro-pub in Mount Dora that features items like beer battered onion rings, or bangers & mash. Their cuisine is made from scratch or brought from England to give customers a foodie taste of London. For Phil and Kate Bernard, owners […]... Read More
Landscape & Garden Fair

Landscape and Garden Fair presents speakers on roses, butterflies and more

Lake County’s 6th Annual Landscape & Garden Fair, a free, botanical-themed festival, will be held Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26 at the Lake County Extension Center’s Discovery Gardens, located at 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. Sponsored by Lake County, The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County […]... Read More
Anne McKinney won the Adopt-a-Lake photo contest.

Adopt-a-Lake highlights Lake County’s waterbodies

The Adopt-a-Lake calendar, which includes submitted photos of waterbodies in Lake County, is back in publication for its 9th year. The top-scoring photograph of Lake Eustis was submitted by Anne McKinney and is featured on the calendar’s cover. It was chosen by voters from a narrowed down pool of 200 photos originally entered into the […]... Read More
Keep Me Under Your Wings, by Cleavy Davis, will be the cover photo of the 2017 Wings & Wildflowers Festival Calendar.

Wings & Wildflowers Festival calendars now available

TAVARES — Lake County Tourism is thrilled to announce the winners of the Wings & Wildflowers Festival Calendar Photo Contest.  “Keep Me Under Your Wings” a photo by Cleavy Davis depicting a sandhill crane chick, was selected as the top photo and will be featured on the cover of the 2017 festival calendar. Davis will receive […]... Read More
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Florida Wildlife Festival in Umatilla to celebrate native species

UMATILLA — Nature lovers are invited to learn about the Florida black bear and other native wildlife species during the 17th Annual Florida Wildlife Festival. The free festival, held in partnership with Lake County, the Umatilla Chamber of Commerce, the city of Umatilla, the U.S. Forest Service, Defenders of Wildlife, Florida Black Bear Scenic Byway […]... Read More
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Wings & Wildflowers Festival Announces keynote speakers and event

LEESBURG—The 5th Annual Wings and Wildflowers Festival, to be held Oct. 14-16 at Venetian Gardens in Leesburg, is bringing some the nation’s top nature experts to the area. The three-day festival, hosted by Lake County and the city of Leesburg, will feature keynote speakers Eric Draper, executive Director of Audubon Florida, and naturalist Janisse Ray. […]... Read More
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‘how to Do florida’ spotlights South Lake attractions

The hit show “how to Do florida,” which highlights local destinations and outdoor activities across Florida, is returning to Lake County for a third episode, this time focusing on South Lake-area adventures and attractions. “Central Florida is not all theme parks and crowds,” said “how to Do florida” host Chad Crawford. “Not far from all […]... Read More
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Fishing League Worldwide to film on the Harris Chain of Lakes

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced that one of its six broadcast tournaments will be filmed on the Harris Chain of Lakes in Leesburg March 9-12, 2017. The 2017 Walmart FLW Tour, on NBC Sports Network, the Pursuit Channel and the World Fishing Network, will showcase the best bass anglers in the world competing in the […]... Read More