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Lake Virginia

Address: Winter Park, FL
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Ranked #6 of 13 Attractions in Winter Park
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Fishing
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Orlando, Florida, USA
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95 reviews 95 reviews
40 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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192 reviews 192 reviews
48 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Newton, Massachusetts
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98 reviews 98 reviews
33 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I really enjoyed the boat tour of Lake Virginia and the other lakes that were connected by the canals. Good views of the expensive real estate in Winter Park and the local guide was knowledgeable and provided a running commentary on the history of Winter Park and of some of the houses that I found extremely interesting. Highly recommended.

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brazil
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Excellent boat trip around 3 lakes and upscale houses. Actual price is $ 12 per adult and $6 for kids. Do it!

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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

The most beautiful Sunset in Winter Park, you can paddle to Winter Park Lake chain, Mizel Lake and Osceola Lake. It's a relaxing way to spend an hour seeing how the rich and famous have built some beautiful lakefront property narrated by a local who adds a little background to the history.

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Sarasota, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Lake is surrounded by large, upscale home and the campus of Rollins College. Adjacent to Rollins are water sports facilities usually fully used and good to watch

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Southport, North Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

At the foot of Morse Street there is a small operation that runs pontoon boats into Lake Virginia and two other lakes connected by canals. It's a relaxing way to spend an hour seeing how the rich and famous have built some beautiful lakefront property narrated by a local who adds a little background to the history. Cost was a... More

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Geneva, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Lake Virginia is one of the lakes in "The Winter Park Chain Of Lakes" which are connected by canals and waterways. Rollins College is situated on this beautiful lake and their water ski team and rowing team practice here. There is also a public boat ramp (fees are charged for usage) where you are able to launch your boat. The... More

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