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Lake Virginia

Winter Park, FL
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Ranked #6 of 22 Attractions in Winter Park
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Fishing
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Newcastle
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182 reviews 182 reviews
47 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 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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91 reviews 91 reviews
32 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
24 helpful votes 24 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
16 helpful votes 16 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
36 helpful votes 36 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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Bethalto
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Lake was very beautiful as were the homes and the college that we saw. Tour guide didn't give much information though. Would have liked more info.

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Virginia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

We took a boat trip on this & other lakes connected to it. This is a very ritzy area, with gorgeous & expensive waterfront homes. It's a lovely way to while away an hour or so. Canals connect the various lakes to each other.

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