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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
Fishing in Lake County

Catch the big one with Lake County’s new fishing website

Featuring 1,400 named lakes and seven of the top 11 lakes for number and size of bass fish in Florida, Lake County is the place to catch trophy fish. To help anglers do just that, Lake County Tourism and the Lake County Communications Department recently launched www.lakebigbass.com, a one-stop-shop for fishing enthusiasts visiting Lake County. […]... Read More
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Gallus Quigley wins Lake County birding ‘Big Year’ challenge

After a yearlong challenge that took Gallus Quigley from as far north as the Lake George boat ramp in Astor to as far south at the Hilochee Wildlife Management Area, the Parks & Trails Coordinator can now undisputedly claim his title as Lake County’s top birder. In 2015, Quigley met his “big year” goal, counting […]... Read More
Arts & Culture

Lake County Arts & Cultural Alliance to be part of national economic impact study

The Lake County Arts & Cultural Alliance (LCACA) has announced its participation in the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5, a national study measuring the economic impact of nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences.”Many people don’t think of nonprofit arts organizations as businesses,” said Robert Chandler, Director of Lake County’s  Economic Growth Department, “but […]... Read More
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Wings & Wildflowers festival wins social media award

TAVARES — Lake County’s Wings & Wildflowers Festival won first place in social media during the Florida Festivals & Events Association (FFEA) Convention & Tradeshow in Orlando on Aug. 6. The Lake County Economic Development and Tourism Division and Lake County Communications Department accepted the “SUNsational” award for their work on the festival’s Facebook and Twitter […]... Read More
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Celebrating 113 years, “From Sea to Shining Sea” is the theme of GeorgeFest 2015

EUSTIS – This year marks the 113th consecutive annual celebration of GeorgeFest, the second oldest festival celebrating George Washington’s Birthday in the nation and the longest running festival of any kind in Florida. Sponsored by the Lake Eustis Chamber of Commerce and the City of Eustis, the festival is an important piece of living, local […]... Read More
Chad Crawford

Lake County featured in ‘how to Do florida’ TV show

Describing his excursion along Lake County’s blueways as a “special experience,” Chad Crawford, host of “how to Do florida,” recently filmed a lake hopping adventure along a series of local paddling trails on the Harris Chain of Lakes that offer a unique view of the area. “Paddle boarding and kayaking have become some of the […]... Read More