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Address: Winter Park, FL
Activities: Fishing

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Romantic boat ride and fantastic views.

The Chain of Lakes. I cannot recall how many times I have taken visitors on a boat ride on the Chain of Lakes. All the guides are outstanding and the boat ride through the narrow... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

The Chain of Lakes. I cannot recall how many times I have taken visitors on a boat ride on the Chain of Lakes. All the guides are outstanding and the boat ride through the narrow canals takes you to very distinct lakes creating a beautiful experience. We revived history looking at the mansions owned by prominent people, past and present,... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Went on the scenic boat tour that took us to this beautiful lake. The homes are gorgeous and those canals are so incredible. Learned about famous people that live there and that cute tree in the middle of the lake, so adorable. I recommend all to go visit.

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St. Louis MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We took a boat tour on this beautiful lake and enjoyed every minute. The homes on this lake are amazing and hold so much history.

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Sanford, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Traversing the almost ancient(for Florida) canals if an outstanding adventure that ALL Floridians and visitors alike will enjoy. Dress appropriately as the Pontoon Boat is an open craft.

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Winter Park, United States
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I live in the area. Definitely a must see! There's multiple lakes that all connect. Take a stroll around Rollins college while viewing the lake, take a walk along park ave, and/or check out the boat tours which departs on the neighboring Lake Osceola. So much to do! Enjoy!'

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My girlfriend and I took the boat tour and it was so good. It was so interesting and the setting was beautiful. Our tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable of the history of the town, it’s architecture and its inhabitants. If you are visiting Orlando, I implore you to take a day and visit this town and especially take the boat... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is a pleasant way to spend a hour or two on a nice day, touring the lakes in Winter Park and viewing a lot of really impressive homes.

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Windsor, Canada
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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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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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Address: Winter Park, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Park

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