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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
Chad Crawford

‘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
Scott Canterbury

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
Lake Apopka Loop Trail

Lake Apopka Loop Trail is your link to nature

  Situated on the northern shore of Lake Apopka, the Lake Apopka Loop Trail began with 6.3-miles of recreation trail allowing visitors to traverse a unique landscape of levees, canals and wetlands. With the completion of the newest extension in 2016, the loop trail encompasses 18 miles of pristine, natural terrain. Lake County partnered with […]... 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
Mission Inn's El Campeón Golf Course

Lake County golf destinations honored by Golf Advisor

Two Lake County golf courses have been awarded top honors on Golf Advisor’s “Best of Lists” based on several hundred thousand reviews by golfers, for golfers. The 99-year-old El Campeón Golf Course at Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills has been ranked the second best course in the nation and the best in Florida […]... Read More
Gallus Quigley

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
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PEAR Park’s Wildlife Watch Post is the area’s newest ecotourism destination

The Lake County Board of County Commissioners’ Parks & Trails Division announced the Wildlife Watch Post at the Palatlakaha Environmental and Agricultural Reserve (PEAR) Park – Wildlife Conservation Area as Lake County’s newest destination for birders, native plant enthusiasts and nature photographers.To help further promote ecotourism in the area, the county proudly opened the Wildlife […]... 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
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Mount Dora bakery takes the (cup) cake

When the appetite hankers for a morsel of sugary goodness, look no further than a small shop facing Donnelly Park in the heart of the historic downtown district of Mount Dora. This bakery is unlike any other in the community as it specializes in only one type of decadent dessert, the miniature cake, or better […]... Read More