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Address: Winter Park, FL
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Beautiful lake

To get the best view of Lake Virginia in Winter Park, stroll through Rollins College. The lake is at one end of campus. There, you will find a bench to sit, relax and enjoy the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Alice S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To get the best view of Lake Virginia in Winter Park, stroll through Rollins College. The lake is at one end of campus. There, you will find a bench to sit, relax and enjoy the beautiful view.

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Thank Alice S
Oak Park, Minnesota
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took a boat tour around this lake and it was lined with very beautiful homes and properties of historical interest

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Ribe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great with that kind of Lake in the mittle of a City. Nice place to take a walk and relax. Lots of Swansea and otter birds.

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Thank Viking18
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The lake is a great place for boating and waterskiing. The surrounding, including parks, homes and Rollins College provide plenty to see while hanging out on the lake.

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Thank Les L
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

It was well worth the time and money to take boat around several lakes and see the mansions you wouldn't get to see normally. The driver was very knowledgeable about the houses and the history of Winter Park. Also see Rollins College ($57,000 tuition?) and its many waterfront building.

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Devonport
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We did the boat cruise - two adults aged 50+ and two teenage girls - and all enjoyed it. Very informative commentary with lots of interesting tales but also respectful of the lakeside residents' privacy. It was surprisingly cool out on the lakes, I guess it was winter, after all.

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Thank Catherinetas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
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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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 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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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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