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.
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.
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- 1 Florida Citrus Tower, 141 N US-27, ☏ . 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.
- 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.
- 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 located 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.
- Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards, 19239 N US-27, toll-free: . Free tours and wine tasting.
- 2 Sky Zone Clermont, 2510 S US-27, ☏ .
- South Lake Hospital Therapeudic Garden and Meditative Labyrinth, 1900 Don Wickham Drive, ☏ . An outdoor labyrinth and therapeutic garden is located on the South Lake Hospital campus as 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 The Crooked Spoon, 200 Citrus Tower Blvd, ☏ , email@example.com.
- Troy's Cuban Deli, 1200 Oakley Seaver Dr, ☏ . 7:30AM–8PM; closed Su.
- Citrus Coffee Company, 141 US-27 (Citrus Tower), ☏ . M–Sa 7AM–7PM, Su noon–7PM.
- 1 Fairfield Inn and Suites, 1750 Hunt Trace, ☏ . 85 rooms.
- 2 Holiday Inn Express Clermont, 1810 South Highway 27, ☏ . Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. Stay Smart breakfast served 6AM – 9:30AM.
- Vacation Village Resort, 10301 US-27 (18 Miles NW of Disney), ☏ , toll-free: . 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.
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