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Lake Dora

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Address: Mount Dora, FL

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We went at sunset... straight down to the lakefront. See for yourself. No filter on photo.... there are seaplane on the lake, you can purchase tours, we didn't as we didn't... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Laura P
Lake Worth, Florida, Usa
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Lake Worth, Florida, Usa
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92 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went at sunset... straight down to the lakefront. See for yourself. No filter on photo.... there are seaplane on the lake, you can purchase tours, we didn't as we didn't have enough time. I would love to go back and do it

Thank Laura P
Urbana, Ohio
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The scenery here is beautiful and the atmospehere is chill. This is a great place to relax and watch the wildlife. We saw many birds, gators, and fish. My husband caught a few bass while we were here and he was a happy man. There are boat rentals and sunset tours if you are into that sort of thing.

Thank whepp
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a perfect place to dine and watch the beautiful sunset. Unfortunately, my visit was early in the afternoon. I was lucky to see the alligators and storks fishing for the evening meals. The breeze and sunshine makes it an ideal place to visit.

Thank Vinscaravan
Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed this beautiful lake from the dock and porch of the Lakeview Inn. The sunset is beautiful and the historic town of Mount Dora is adorable!

Thank skierpdx
South Miami, Florida
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161 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only got to see Lake Dora for a short time but it was well worth it. The lake is lovely with pretty scenery around it and some lovely buildings.

Thank afootandahalf
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80 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a Seaplane ride over Lake Dora and the surrounding lakes and also explored the area around the lighthouse. The lake seems healthy with abundant wildlife.

Thank JustaVacationJunkie
Plant City, Florida, United States
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52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't know how to rate a lake, but it was lovely at sunset. To meet 100 words, it was also beautiful in the early morning and afternoon. Seemed clean. Has gators.

Thank Meg S
Brooker, Florida, United States
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am an amateur photographer, so I really enjoyed my time on the lake! Gators and native birds and plants were fun to see!

Thank Robin K
Miami, Florida
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, I hope not too many of you come out to the country, because we would no longer find what we seek: light traffic on two-lane roads, pretty rolling scenery, a central location from which to tour the Florida lakes country and the St. John's River, great restaurants and fun watering holes accessible on foot- everything I would want anywhere... More 

Thank Scowboy
Jacksonville, Florida
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98 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Strolling the streets of this old downtown is a wonderful way to while away a summer afternoon. Quaint shops and some very good restaurants. Catch the art and craft show in the fall it's the biggest and best around. Stay in one of the many bed and breakfasts. The town is a bit out of the way, but a nice... More 

Thank Joepg629

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