"Florida's Lake Country" offers
27 clear, freshwater lakes with
some of the best fishing
anywhere. This southern portion
of Central Florida, also known
as "The Ridge," is one of the
most scenic areas of the
Sunshine State. Our hospitality
and the beauty of our lakes and
rolling hills makes Lake Placid
a perfect vacation destination.
Any season of the year is a good
time to visit Lake Placid.
Our moderate temperatures and
sunny days assure plenty to do
year-round. With our pristine
freshwater lakes, it's no wonder
that many recreational pursuits
around Lake Placid are water
Water sports, swimming, boating,
sailing and fishing are popular
activities with visitors and
residents. Our blue
skies, stately cypress, and
beautiful lake views are perfect
for picnics and hiking.
Large mouth bass are plentiful
in the lakes, with six to eight
pounders caught regularly.
Bluegills, shell crackers and
crappies are plentiful as well
and provide excellent eating.