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Clermont is a city in Lake County, Florida, just over 20 miles (32 km) west of Orlando. While the city is small and primarily residential, it is home to a handful of landmarks and offbeat attractions that make it a stop worth considering when in the area. In 2019, the population was about 39,000, an increase of 10,000 over nine years. The city quadrupled its population from 2000 to 2019.

Get in

Map of Clermont

From downtown Orlando, take FL-408 W and get on Florida's Turnpike FL-50 W, then get off at Exit 272. Follow FL-50 W into Clermont.

Get around


By car


By taxi


Orlando Cab Co., +1 407-575-7757

By bus

See also: Orlando#By bus lists the intercity bus companies serving the Orlando Metropolitan area from all parts of the state.
  • 1 LakeXpress (Lake County Transit), (bus station) Clermont P & R @ US Hwy 27 south of Hook St (two bus stops in front of the parking lot, off the road), +1 352 323-5733. LakeXPress is the name of the Lake County bus service, which serves as local public transportation in Lake County with the following serving Clermont: $1 for one-way fare, $3 for day pass.
  • South Lake Express Clermont - Orlando Health South Lake Hospital in Four Corners (Cagan Ridge Blvd & Cagan View Rd) via US Hwy 27
  • 50 Mascotte - Clermont - Winter Garden (Winter Garden Shopping Center) on FL-Hwy 50.
  • Link 105[dead link] Continues east on W Colonial Dr (SR-50), from Winter Garden Shopping Center on Park Ave & W Colonial Dr, towards the Lynx (Sunrail) Station in downtown Orlando via West Oaks Mall. This route is operated by Lynx.

LakeXpress goes just over the county line into Orange County where passengers continue further in on Lynx buses. LakeXpress does not serve any of the SunRail Stations. These routes are not connected to other LakeXpress routes in the northern part of the county in Leesburg, Eustis, Mount Dora, etc.


Citrus Tower
  • 1 Florida Citrus Tower, 141 N US-27, +1 405-394-4061. M-Sa 8AM-5PM. Museum detailing the rich history of the region's citrus groves, featuring an elevator-served observation tower at elevation of 226 ft (69 m) with panoramic views. Florida Citrus Tower (Q5461276) on Wikidata Florida Citrus Tower on Wikipedia
  • 2 The Presidents Hall of Fame, 123 S US-27. Features various exhibits, displays, and memorabilia related to the American presidency, including a highly-detailed miniature replica of the White House.


President's Hall of Fame museum
  • 1 Lake Louisa State Park (ten miles (16 km) south of Clermont, off County Route 561 on Lake Nellie Rd). Open from 8:00 am till sundown year round. A 4,372-acre (17.69 km²) Florida State Park in the northeast corner of the Green Swamp and the southwestern shore of Lake Louisa. It is made up of bald cypress, live oak and saw palmettos. In addition to Lake Louisa, the park contains Hammond Lake, Dixie Lake, Dude Lake and Bear Lake. Activities include swimming, picnicking, horeseback riding, hiking, camping, fishing, and canoeing. Amenities include a canoe/kayak ramp, 16 miles (26 km) of equestrian trails, and a primitive equestrian campground, as well as a 0.5-mile (0.80 km) nature trail, 20 miles (32 km) of hiking trails, fishing pier, canoe/kayak launch, and a picnic pavilion. Lake Louisa State Park (Q6476675) on Wikidata Lake Louisa State Park on Wikipedia
  • Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards, 19239 N US-27, toll-free: +1-800-768-9463. Free tours and wine tasting.
  • 2 Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S US-27, +1 352 404-4134.
  • South Lake Hospital Therapeudic Garden and Meditative Labyrinth, 1900 Don Wickham Drive (on the South Lake Hospital campus), +1 352 394-4071. An outdoor labyrinth and therapeutic garden, a helpful tool for quiet meditation, prayer or relaxation. The labyrinth's physical and symbolic paths have served as centers for prayer and meditation by different faiths and cultures for thousands of years. The adjoining community gardens offer opportunities to learn the skills of organice gardening and its benefits to those who wish rent a parcel. Free.


  • 1 Clermont Landing, 2301-2417 S Hwy 27. Hours vary by each store. Bath & Body Works, Dollar Tree, Game Tree, Famous Footwear, JCPenney, Michael's, Ross Dress for Less, TJ Maxx, D'Italia Pizeeria, Fancy Sushi, Buffalo Wild Wings, Texas Roadhouse, etc.
  • 2 Clermont Towncenter, 1530-1790 FL-Hwy 50. Hours vary by each store. Beef O'Brady, Cracker Barrel, Green Garden, Home Depot, Publix, Gator's Dockside, Nothing Bundt Cake, etc etc






  • 1 Fairfield Inn and Suites, 1750 Hunt Trace, +1 352-394-6585. 85 rooms.
  • 2 Holiday Inn Express Clermont, 1810 South Highway 27, +1 352-243-7878. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. Stay Smart breakfast served 6AM – 9:30AM.
  • 3 Vacation Village Resort, 10301 US-27 (18 Miles NW of Disney), +1 352-394-4091, toll-free: +1-800-962-9969. Check-in: 2PM, check-out: 10AM. Fully furnished villas and lofts with full kitchens located on 44 acres in South Lake County. Heated Olympic Pool, Access to Lake Louisa, Fishing Pier, Boat Ramp, Tennis Cts., Basketball, Shuffleboard, etc. Wireless internet at Club House. Near golf courses and shopping. $79/night.

Go next

Routes through Clermont
Ocala ← Jct W E  N  S  DavenportMiami

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