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Address: Winter Park, FL
Activities: Fishing

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Best Way to see Lake Virginia

Lake Virginia is perhaps the prettiest of the three 'downtown' lakes that form the center of historic Winter Park. The best way to see the lake is to take the historic Winter... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Windsor, Canada
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Windsor, Canada
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281 reviews 281 reviews
129 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Lake Virginia is perhaps the prettiest of the three 'downtown' lakes that form the center of historic Winter Park. The best way to see the lake is to take the historic Winter Park Lake Tour located in the old historic area of Winter Park, just off Park Avenue. For $12 you get a one hour tour of Lakes Virginia, Oseola... More 

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Bergen, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

we visited Lake Virgina as part of the boat tour and it was beautiful. The houses were so pretty to look at from the waterside. We went thru many canals that run to other lakes and our Skipper Alan told us all about the lakes and canals

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Lake Virginia has Rollins College on its northern border. If one visits Winter Park you would be remiss not to go on the Scenic Boat Tour through many of these lakes and learn about the history of the City and some of the famous residents and landmarks.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We took out of state guests here. They loved the tour, thought it worth the money. It was very crowded the day we were there but staff was prepared. They had extra boats so everyone was able to get on as scheduled, making it all flow smoothly

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ASHEVILLE
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114 reviews 114 reviews
15 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We did the one hour boat tour from the foot of Morse Ave. Great deal for only $12. The boats leave on the hour so plan to get there about 20 minutes prior. It appears that if a boat is full, they add additional boats. It's cooler out on the lakes so bundle up if you are doing this during... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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872 reviews 872 reviews
428 attraction reviews
566 helpful votes 566 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stopped there for a few hours just wanting to relax and it was an absolutely gorgeous day to do so. The lake was so pretty with birds floating all over it. This place is so peaceful and beautiful and makes you forget that you live so close to Disney!

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Orlando, Florida, USA
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136 reviews 136 reviews
58 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

One of five lakes on the Winter Park chain of lakes. It is the 3rd largest of the 5. But the only way to see it is from the shore of Rollins College (worth the visit too). Or take the Winter Park Pontoon Boat trip and see 3 of the 5 lakes.

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Orlando, FL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Lake Virginia is a beautiful lake upon which to live but most of Central Florida only knows it as a body of water in Winter Park. Most recreation on the lake is that of its residents and their visitors.

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Newcastle
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212 reviews 212 reviews
52 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was a great place for a stroll and a drive around, really pleasant if you are sick of resorts, come here for a chill out

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West Springfield Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A lovely expanse of water surrounded by breathtaking homes. Rollins college is sited on it;s banks and provides a beautiful backdrop to the College.

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