Clermont Chain of Lakes

Lake Lucy Summer Day

Water paradise awaits in East Central Florida: the Clermont Chain of Lakes offers over 9000 acres of water surface with additional miles of canals and rivers. Eleven of the 13 lakes in the chain are connected with channels and with…

Winter Park Chain of Lakes

Reflections-Winter Park Chain of Lakes

The Winter Park Chain of Lakes has been a major feature contributing to quality of life in Winter Park, Florida for well over a hundred years. The City of Winter Park was developed as a resort community beginning in 1885…

Lake Griffin

Venetian Gardens Park

Headwaters of the Ocklawaha River, 9,500-acre Lake Griffin offers a bit of everything to Harris Chain of Lakes visitors. The long, shallow lake is the terminus of the chain which includes Lake Harris, Little Lake Harris, Lake Dora, Lake Beauclair,…

Lake Eustis

Osprey

One of the unsung gems of Central Florida’s Lake County is Lake Eustis. Nearly 8,000 acres, Lake Eustis is a central link in the Harris Chain of Lakes, a key waterbody in the Ocklawaha River watershed and home to about…

Lake Washington FL

Baby Blue Heron

Even in a state with thousands of lakes, Lake Washington stands out. This lake, one of three large lakes along the Saint Johns River Upper Basin, is one of the few in Florida to be used for drinking water supply.…

Lake Dora

Juvenile Hawk at Lake Dora

A perfect lake in a perfect area describes Lake Dora in Florida’s Eastern Central Region. The Lake Dora area has been a favorite destination of northern retiree ‘snowbirds’ for nearly 50 years. Part of the Harris Chain of Lakes, huge…

Lake Davenport

Lake Davenport Jetty

If you’re looking for a Florida lake vacation that’s close to the Disney theme parks yet away from the constant hustle around Orlando, Lake Davenport may be just the spot. Lake Davenport lies near the Lake Wales Ridge, the ancient…

Lake Berkley

Lake Berkley is the epitome of a Kissimmee-area vacation resort. Located only 10 miles from the Disney World complex, Lake Berkley contains a resort community of luxury villas set among three ‘fishing lakes’, the largest of which is 13-acre Lake…

Lake Buena Vista

Night View of Lake Buena Vista

Lake Buena Vista is a magical lake in a magical land. This tiny natural lake in Florida’s East Central Region has been transformed by Walt Disney World, it’s latest owner. Originally called Black Lake, the pond rested just outside of…

Johns Lake

Johns Lake is a beautiful 2,419-acre lake located halfway between Orlando and Clermont in central Florida. The lake is divided into east (Black Lake) and west (Clear Lake) lakes with a connecting channel. Although a rather shallow lake, the shoreline’s…

Lake Tohopekaliga

Sunset Over Lake Tohopekaliga

Lake Tohopekaliga is world renowned for its bass fishing and loved for its natural beauty. It is located in Osceola County, Florida, at the headwaters of the Everglades and one of the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes which encompasses 100,000 acres.…

Alligator Lake

Sometimes referred to as the “Headwaters of the Everglades,” Alligator Lake in East Osceola County is part a chain of lakes in south-central Florida. The Alligator Chain of Lakes is known primarily for its fishing, boating, and bird watching. With…

Lake Apopka

Winter Serenity

Sixty years ago Lake Apopka was a world class bass fishery. Fishing camps dotted the shore of the spring-fed central Florida lake in Orange and Lake Counties, and anglers came from all over to fish the clean clear water. The…

Lake George FL

Shore View of Lake George

Lake George is the second largest lake in Florida, second only to Lake Okeechobee. Lake George is also the largest lake on the St. Johns River, about 12 miles long, 6 miles wide, and covering about 46,000 acres. The St.…