Some of Florida’s best-known natural wonders have long amazed and relaxed visitors to North Central Florida. Home of the Nature Coast, it is a place to get away from the crowds and back to basics. Lake County, in the extreme southern end of North Central Florida, is named for the 1,440 lakes carved into its gently rolling landscape. It’s the ideal setting for the area’s sloping vineyards and popular Lakeridge Winery, a 125-acre estate in Clermont offering daily tours and wine tastings.
Lush parks and historic landmarks are spread throughout Mount Dora,