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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 are USAA CERTIFIED ARCHERY INSTRUCTORS. We provide the... more Owner description: Joseph Steed's Archery is located in the rolling hills near Montverde, FL overlooking Lake Apopka in the distance. We are USAA CERTIFIED ARCHERY INSTRUCTORS. We provide the equipment and training necessary to become proficient in the popular sport of archery. Also, we are NRA CERTIFIED FIREARMS INSTRUCTORS and CERTIFIED RANGE SAFETY OFFICERS. For the best firearms experience in Central Florida shooting a variety of small-caliber handguns and rifles give us a try. We also 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
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Legends Golf & Country Club
Legends Golf & Country Club
Attraction type: Golf Courses
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Sanctuary Ridge Golf Club
Attraction type: Golf Courses
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The Honeypot Eatery
The Honeypot Eatery
Ranked #1 of 161 Restaurants in Clermont
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Family Fare
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Sarah's Greek Cuisine & More
Sarah's Greek Cuisine & More
Ranked #2 of 161 Restaurants in Clermont
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Oakwood Smokehouse & Grill
Oakwood Smokehouse & Grill
Ranked #3 of 161 Restaurants in Clermont
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Delivery
Uncle Kennys BBQ
Uncle Kennys BBQ
Ranked #4 of 161 Restaurants in Clermont
Cuisines: American
Garden Grocer
Garden Grocer
Ranked #5 of 161 Restaurants in Clermont
Cuisines: American, Asian, Italian, Mexican, Healthy

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Bee's RV Resort
Bee's RV Resort
$10 - $37
Days Inn Clermont Theme Park West
2.0 of 5
Days Inn Clermont Theme Park West
$46 - $77
Ranked #4 of 17 Hotels in Clermont
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Crown Club Inn
2.5 of 5
Crown Club Inn
$64 - $131
Ranked #5 of 17 Hotels in Clermont
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hampton Inn & Suites Clermont
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Clermont
$98 - $156
Ranked #1 of 17 Hotels in Clermont
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Clermont
2.5 of 5
Fairfield Inn & Suites Clermont
$97 - $126
Ranked #2 of 17 Hotels in Clermont
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Holiday Inn Express Clermont
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Clermont
$106 - $176
Ranked #3 of 17 Hotels in Clermont
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Disney's Wilderness Lodge
4.0 of 5
Disney's Wilderness Lodge
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Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge
4.0 of 5
Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge
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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
$256 - $551
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