The Town of Murals & Voted America’s Most Interesting Town!
Known as Florida’s Lake Country, Lake Placid offers 27 clear, freshwater lakes with some of the best fishing anywhere. This southern portion of Central Florida is one of the most scenic areas of the Sunshine State. The hospitality and the beauty of the lakes and rolling hills makes Lake Placid a perfect vacation destination.
But a drive through Highway 27 will show you that lakes aren’t the only thing this city offers. Aside from also holding the title of Caladium Capital of the World, Lake Placid is home to nearly 50 larger-than-life murals that enliven the historic district with vibrant stories of the past. Get acquainted with the city’s wildlife, citrus groves, cattle ranchers and Native Americans through wall art as big as 175 by 30 feet.
Any season of the year is a good time to visit Lake Placid. With pristine freshwater lakes, it’s no wonder that many recreational pursuits around Lake Placid are water related. Enjoy moderate temperatures and sunny days year-round and cool down through watersports, swimming, boating, sailing and fishing. Lake Placid’s blue skies, stately cypress and beautiful lake views make for the perfect recipe for a dip in the water or a hike on the trails at Archbold Biological Station.
America's Most Interesting Town
Stop by Toby’s Clown School Museum and Gift Shop, where more than 1,500 clowns have graduated from the American Clown School.
Go Fast on Your Next Adventure
Also known as “Florida’s Lake County”, Lake Placid offers 27 clear, freshwater lakes with some of the best fishing and boating anywhere.
Wine Tasting and Tours
Stop by Henscratch Farms Vineyard and Winery, home to award winning wines, U-Pick fruit, 200 free-range chickens and a Country Store.
The Town of Murals
Don’t miss the nearly 50 outdoor murals in Lake Placid.
Also known as the "Town of Murals", there is a myriad of Art and Culture choices within Lake Placid. Visit the Murals of Lake Placid, Caladium Arts and Crafts and more.
Any season of the year is a good time to visit Lake Placid. Our blue skies, stately cypress, and beautiful lake views are perfect for picnics and hiking.
"Florida's Lake Country" offers over 27 clear, freshwater lakes with some of the best fishing anywhere. Fisherman from all over travel to Lake Placid to Bass fish.