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Clermont

Clermont is a small city in Florida, west of Orlando. Clermont, which is known as the “gem of the hills,” is surrounded by gently sloping hills in an otherwise flat state. The historic downtown has not changes much in 50 years. Clermont is also home to one of the first constructed landmarks in Florida: the Citrus Tower.

When you are settled into Clermont, plan a visit the Citrus Tower. It was built in 1956 on one of the highest hills in the area and serves as a monument to Florida’s citrus industry. It stands 226 feet high and has a glass-enclosed observation deck at the top.

You can also visit the Showcase of Citrus to pick your own oranges or take an eco-tour in a giant swamp buggy and enjoy a... more

Clermont is a small city in Florida, west of Orlando. Clermont, which is known as the “gem of the hills,” is surrounded by gently sloping hills in an otherwise flat state. The historic downtown has not changes much in 50 years. Clermont is also home to one of the first constructed landmarks in Florida: the Citrus Tower.

When you are settled into Clermont, plan a visit the Citrus Tower. It was built in 1956 on one of the highest hills in the area and serves as a monument to Florida’s citrus industry. It stands 226 feet high and has a glass-enclosed observation deck at the top.

You can also visit the Showcase of Citrus to pick your own oranges or take an eco-tour in a giant swamp buggy and enjoy a glimpse into Florida’s past. The entire family will enjoy a perfect day in the citrus groves.

When visiting Clermont, be sure to visit Revolution: The Off-Road Experience. It is a unique off-road motor and sports venue perfect for families staying in vacation rentals in the area. You can ride ATVs and dune buggies, water ski, or go bass fishing.

In Clermont, you can hike, bike, go boating, or drop your line in a lake and wait for the fish to bite. Play a round of golf on one of the many world-class golf courses in the area.

Lakeridge Winery is Florida’s largest premium winery and offers winery tours and wine tastings seven days a week. A visit to the President’s Hall of Fame, with wax figures and White House memorabilia, is a perfect afternoon trip. A short drive away from Clermont, is Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios, and the bustling city of Orlando.

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Joseph Steed's Archery
Joseph Steed's Archery
Owner description: Joseph Steed's Archery is located in the rolling hills near Montverde, FL overlooking Lake Apopka in the distance. We provide the equipment and training necessary to become... more Owner description: Joseph Steed's Archery is located in the rolling hills near Montverde, FL overlooking Lake Apopka in the distance. We provide the equipment and training necessary to become proficient in the popular sport of archery. Also, we maintain an on-site range for handgun orientation, handgun safety and concealed carry training. Our goals are 100% satisfaction, 100% safety and 100% fun. less
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Lake Louisa State Park
Lake Louisa State Park
Attraction type: State Parks
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Sky Zone
Sky Zone
Owner description: Are you READY for the ULTIMATE 3-D PLAY EXPERIENCE? Then get ready for Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, the creator of the world's first all-trampoline, walled playing court... more Owner description: Are you READY for the ULTIMATE 3-D PLAY EXPERIENCE? Then get ready for Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, the creator of the world's first all-trampoline, walled playing court - perfect for just about any age, shape or physical ability. We invite you to tour our site for more detail, and while you do, keep this question in mind: Why run when you can FLY? less
Attraction type: Sports Complexes
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Legends Golf & Country Club
Legends Golf & Country Club
Attraction type: Golf Courses
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Presidents Hall of Fame
Presidents Hall of Fame
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Oakwood Smokehouse & Grill
Oakwood Smokehouse & Grill
Ranked #1 of 158 restaurants in Clermont
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Delivery
Sarah's Greek Cuisine & More
Sarah's Greek Cuisine & More
Ranked #2 of 158 restaurants in Clermont
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Ritter's Frozen Custard
Ritter's Frozen Custard
Ranked #3 of 158 restaurants in Clermont
Cuisines: Dessert
Uncle Kennys BBQ
Uncle Kennys BBQ
Ranked #4 of 158 restaurants in Clermont
Cuisines: American
Troy's Cuban Deli
Troy's Cuban Deli
Ranked #5 of 158 restaurants in Clermont
Price: $1 - $10
Cuisines: Cuban, Healthy, Organic

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Days Inn Clermont Theme Park West
2.0 of 5
Days Inn Clermont Theme Park West
$48 - $65
Ranked #4 of 17 hotels in Clermont
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Crown Club Inn
2.5 of 5
Crown Club Inn
$69 - $128
Ranked #5 of 17 hotels in Clermont
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SUNSOL Boutique
2.5 of 5
SUNSOL Boutique
$61 - $114
Ranked #6 of 17 hotels in Clermont
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Fairfield Inn & Suites Clermont
2.5 of 5
Fairfield Inn & Suites Clermont
$108 - $154
Ranked #1 of 17 hotels in Clermont
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Hampton Inn & Suites Clermont
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Clermont
$101 - $150
Ranked #2 of 17 hotels in Clermont
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Holiday Inn Express Clermont
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Clermont
$95 - $144
Ranked #3 of 17 hotels in Clermont
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Nearby recommended accommodations:

Disney's Wilderness Lodge
4.0 of 5
Disney's Wilderness Lodge
$250 - $579
Ranked #22 of 328 hotels in Orlando
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Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge
4.0 of 5
Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge
$434 - $845
Ranked #28 of 328 hotels in Orlando
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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
4.0 of 5
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
$221 - $496
Ranked #31 of 328 hotels in Orlando
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