Surrounded by pristine waterways and numerous miles of trails, Florida’s Lake County appeals to nature lovers, birders, bikers and hikers. January is the perfect time to escape the cold and enjoy the warmth and sunshine of Florida.
2019 Basspro.com Eastern Open Comes to Lake Harris in January!
Known as a “dream lake” for anglers, Lake Harris will help kick off the New Year a 2019 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens Series (B.A.S.S.) event from January 24th to 26th in America’s “bass capital.”
The Basspro.com Bassmaster Opens is a series of tournaments that tier up to the Bassmaster Classic and the Bassmaster Elite Series. It is divided into two regions: East and Central. Opens fields are made up of pros and co-anglers, promising to make an exciting three days out on the water right here in Lake County.
Don’t Miss Out on the 43rd Annual Mount Dora Arts Festival
On February 2nd and 3rd, if you’re in Lake County be sure to check 43rd Annual Mount Dora Arts Festival. Currently ranked as one of the top ten arts festivals in the United States (Mount Dora itself is ranked as one of the top 25 towns in the country as well!), the Mount Dora Arts Festival is an annual event that features nearly 300 artists working in a wide variety of media. On top of that, this open-air event features stunning views of Lake Dora and a chance to try out local cuisine.
Take a Winter Manatee Kayak Tour
Explore ecosystems found nowhere else on Earth with a local guide from Lake County. Central Florida Nature Adventures offers guided kayak, birding and photography tours throughout central Florida’s most beautiful waterways with a chance to catch a glimpse of otters, osprey and manatees in their natural habitat.
These guided wildlife tours have won TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Award for 7 years and counting, and they are offered right on Mission Inn Resort’s doorstep.
Ideas for a Romantic Weekend in Lake County
While you may be facing just at the beginning of a long season of snowy, wet weather, it’s always warm and sunny here in, Florida. Why not plan a winter getaway? Valentine’s Day will soon be here as well, and there is no better place to plan a romantic weekend than in Lake County.
Enjoy fine dining overlooking the lake, rent your own private cabin, take a leisurely cruise or simply sip mimosas while enjoying the warm winter sun, here are some ideas for planning the perfect romantic getaway in Lake Country. Of course, if you’re romantic weekend happens to lead to wedding bells, you know Mission Inn has got you covered with 2 of the best wedding venues in Central Florida!