Highlands County Florida

The Heart of Florida... Highlands County. Here in the center of the Sunshine State, you'll find crystal clear lakes for fishing, boating, skiing and sailing, and more than a dozen golf courses.

Our gently rolling hills, orange groves and charming small towns make this a relaxing country getaway - and our central location provides easy access to Florida's best attractions without the hustle and high prices of the major tourist areas. Sun-kissed days in Highlands County beg visitors to picnic in the park. Admire our ecology, Cast a line in one of our seemingly endless array of lakes, or play a round of golf where there are challenging courses for any skill level.

Or if you prefer a faster pace, swing over to the speedway. Sebring International Raceway is America’s premier sports car racing facility. Nestled among the orange groves and cattle ranches of Central Florida, it is the oldest permanent road racing track in North America, evolving from a World War II airbase. Sebring is world famous for the annual Twelve Hours of Sebring endurance race, part of the prestigious American Le Mans Series. Every year on the third Saturday of March, the raceway hosts thousands of race fans from around the world to witness the historic 12-hour classic.

If the need for speed still nags you, quench it on an airboat tour. Or you could always duck indoors for a walk through one of our museums or historical sites. Antiques, art and ambience await, alluring visitors with the Old Florida charm. It's the best of both worlds - within two hours of most major attractions yet removed enough for that get-away-from-it-all feeling. Come discover Highlands County for yourself!

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Avon Park, Florida- Known as the "City of Charm" offering all a friendly, down-home feeling, AvonPark is one of the oldest cities of Highlands County. Avon Park is famous for its citrus and mile long "mall" down the center of Main Street.

Lake Placid, Florida- One of Florida's prettiest small towns, Lake Placid boasts more than 40 murals adorning its downtown. The town also has a small depot museum, two state parks, more than 1,200 acres of colorful caladiums and the 270-foot Lake Placid Tower.

Lorida, Florida- Lorida is located between the cities of Sebring and Okeechobee. Take pleasure in the stunning nature of Lake Istokpoga, a tremendous source for outstanding fishing, birding, and gator watching.

Sebring, Florida- The Central Florida city of Sebring, home of the Sebring International Raceway and host of the 12 Hours of Sebring, was dubbed "The City on the Circle," in reference to the design for the center of the downtown historic district.
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Indian Prairie Eco-Tour
Indian Prairie Eco-Tour
Take a swamp buggy eco-tour of Buck Island Ranch and its unique ecological research program and sight wildlife such as crested caracaras, sand hill cranes, burrowing owls, alligators, otters, deer, and many others.
Lost Mines of Atlantis
Lost Mines of Atlantis
Not a week goes by when a new mineral isn't discovered, amethyst, citrine , emerald, ruby, sapphire, garnet, agate, opal, tigers eye, petrified wood, herkimer diamonds, moonstone, onyx, peridot, hematite, chrysocolla and more!
Sebring International Raceway
Sebring International Raceway
Sebring's 12-hour classic is America's premier sports car race, founded in 1952 on the site of a former Army Air Force base known as Hendricks Field where race fans from around the world watch the grueling endurance race.

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