Mount Dora, Florida

Mount Dora, Florida

Florida has a excessive amount of outstanding cities in which to live, yet Mount Dora is able to stand apart even in such distinguished company. Few places can match the opportunities to enjoy the Fine Arts and to bask in the lap of nature that Mount Dora offers. It is also a most suitable place for a great vacation.

Welcome to Mount Dora sign at the entrance to the family oriented lakeside town as seen on October 25, 2020.
The Welcome to Mount Dora sign at the entrance to this family oriented lakeside town as seen on October 25, 2020. File photo: Jillian Cain Photography, Shutter Stock, licensed.

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A packed annual schedule of festivals makes the museums and art collections of Mount Dora come alive in the minds of residents and visitors alike. A major event in spring heralds the latest work of budding artists and craftspeople. Mount Dora is also full of rich finds of old automobiles and vintage sailing craft that are displayed in various exhibitions in the city. People love the celebrations at Christmas and sailing events on the lake.


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Florida red maple trees at Lake Dora in Wooten Park, Tavares, Florida. Tavares is part of the Golden Triangle which includes Mount Dora and Eustes known for it's small town feel and natural beauty.
Florida red maple trees at Lake Dora in Wooten Park, Tavares, Florida. Tavares is part of the Golden Triangle which includes Mount Dora and Eustes known for it’s small town feel and natural beauty. File photo: Jillian Cain Photography, Shutter Stock, licensed.

Boat tours are a particularly enticing feature of life in Mount Dora. The calm waters, scenic splendor and prospects for fishing adventures add up to prospects to which everyone would look forward and want to repeat. Cycling and hiking are equally enjoyable outdoor recreation options in Mount Dora.


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The Mount Dora Theatre Company deserves special mention. It has an unbroken record of splendid performances, and has given public opportunities to innumerable artists. More importantly, it has made an immense contribution to the artistic quality of life in Mount Dora. The Mount Dora Music Festival also has a special place in the heart of area enthusiasts. Young residents are the most important beneficiaries of the star performances that take place under the sponsorship of this body.


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Shopping for unusual artifacts is a pastime that everyone would enjoy. Mount Dora has excellent avenues for this indulgence with shops where you can find the most thoughtful gifts, galleries full of interesting investment pieces and stores with the most imaginative wares. The Renninger’s Antique Market must figure in every visitor’s agenda, and there are also special fairs in Mount Dora throughout the year. The Royellou Museum is possibly most responsible for whetting the appetites of people in Mount Dora for antiques.

Cospalayer at Renningers Steampunk & Industrial Show in Mount Dora , Florida, January 26, 2020.
Cospalayer at Renningers Steampunk & Industrial Show in Mount Dora , Florida, on January 26, 2020. File photo: Leo Nocedo, Shutter Stock, licensed.

Quality vacations call for exceptional dining experiences, and Mount Dora is well resourced in this respect. The Lakeside Inn is the site of some of the city’s best restaurants. The Tremain Lounge has exciting and live entertainment that goes well with its very casual but elegant atmosphere. The Beauclaire Dining Room at the same site is a sophisticated exposition of American hospitality that is open for all meals. The Sunday Brunch at this restaurant is especially recommended.

Welcome to the Port of Mount Dora sign, located in Grantham Point Park as seen on March 20, 2021.
Welcome to the Port of Mount Dora sign, located in Grantham Point Park as seen on March 20, 2021. File photo: Jillian Cain Photography, Shutter Stock, licensed.

Though Mount Dora has a plethora of charming bed and breakfast lodgings for tourists, the Lakeside Inn within the precincts of the town rules the roost with a memorable experience in store for every guest. Mount Dora looks forward to the pleasure of your company, and we look forward to seeing you soon! Mount Dora is conveniently near the famous Orlando attractions and offers a refreshing break from the busy entertainment schedule that a Walt Disney World trip entails.

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