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Lake Dora

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Address: Mount Dora, FL

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Beautiful Lake

Mount Dora and Lake Dora is such a wonderful spot to enjoy, it is perfect to get away from the snow and winter in the northeast without all the congestion of other florida... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mount Dora and Lake Dora is such a wonderful spot to enjoy, it is perfect to get away from the snow and winter in the northeast without all the congestion of other florida locations.

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Forest, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always enjoy my day trips to Mt. Dora. Lovely Main Street with a variety of shops owned by the locals. The second floor restaurant with balcony seating caters to dogs. Small town ambience.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came to see the 1907 Orange Blossom Cannonball Steam LOCOMOTIVE ...Beautiful lake, surrounded by beautiful homes.. a very unique little historic town. Looking forward to spending more time in this little gem, only 2 hours from home.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lake Dora was nice, but there was way too much garbage in the water. I know this isn't really the fault of the Lake Dora community, but if you choose to visit this lake, please respect the environment and put your garbage in the garbage can - not the lake.

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South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love Mount Dora - But the lake has become filled with algae from fertilizer runoff and has an awful green tint all the time. It used to be a great place to fish, but unless they clean it up all the fish are going to die off!

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New Holland, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our resort suggested we visit Mount Dora which turned out to be an excellent suggestion. About 40 minutes outside of Orlando this quaint artsy town has a fantastic selection of shops and dining locations. We enjoyed lunch, shopping, hiking and the evening sunset. Add this to your list of places to stop is you want to get out of Orlando.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a special place just like the welcoming sign said. We stroll the streets walk into the antique and artists stores. Met great local people so kind and genuine. Ate delicious food and enjoy the lake views. Took an scenic drive and contemplate the Victorian arquitectura. I'm looking forward to my next visit.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a change from busy crowded Orlando. Beautiful spot, lovely historic area. Friendly people and a lovely place to walk or just sit and take in the beauty.

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keystone heights, fl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a weekend with 7 friends at a Heron Cay B&B in Mt Dora. They have views of the lake & as we enjoyed the town of Mt Dora, we took every chance we could to enjoy locations around the lake. We enjoyed amazing sunsets from 2 different vantage points on the lake. Glad we found the Elizabeth Evans park... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really great sunset and just a soothing g place to see... nestled in Mount Dora and a neat little walk from downtown

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