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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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Lake Louisa State Park
Lake Louisa State Park
Attraction type: State Parks
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Blueberry Hill Farm
Blueberry Hill Farm
Attraction type: Farms
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Clermont's Historic Village
Clermont's Historic Village
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Presidents Hall of Fame
Presidents Hall of Fame
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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DreamCatcher Horse Ranch and Rescue
DreamCatcher Horse Ranch and Rescue
Owner description: Dreamcatcher Horse Ranch and Rescue Center is a small but selective facility, nestled in the hills just outside of Clermont. We offer quality horse riding, great trail riding with... more Owner description: Dreamcatcher Horse Ranch and Rescue Center is a small but selective facility, nestled in the hills just outside of Clermont. We offer quality horse riding, great trail riding with lake experience, lessons, horse and pony kids club monthly, pony parties, summer camps and much, much more! All ages and levels welcome. We have a very relaxed and fun atmosphere at the ranch and you can learn at your own pace! Why not bring the family for a nice morning or afternoon out in the country - enjoy a barn tour and horse/pony rides for the kids, bring lunch - we have a picnic area for your use. You will always get a friendly, warm welcome - you won't want to leave! As we staff with volunteers please call ahead to make a reservation and avoid disappointment. We are situated on a dirt road with orange groves, lakes and trails for you to enjoy right outside our property. We have 10 acres of pasture for the horses and a 200 x 120 ft lighted arena with jumping and dressage facilities. less
Attraction type: Sports Camps & Clinics; Lessons & Workshops; Farms; Ranches; Horseback Riding Tours
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Akina
Akina
Ranked #1 of 174 Restaurants in Clermont
Cuisines: Sushi
Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Sarah's Greek Cuisine & More
Sarah's Greek Cuisine & More
Ranked #2 of 174 Restaurants in Clermont
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Troy's Cuban Deli
Troy's Cuban Deli
Ranked #3 of 174 Restaurants in Clermont
Price: $1 - $10
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Organic, Healthy, Cuban
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Uncle Kennys BBQ
Uncle Kennys BBQ
Ranked #4 of 174 Restaurants in Clermont
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Garden Grocer
Garden Grocer
Ranked #5 of 174 Restaurants in Clermont
Cuisines: Italian, Mexican, American, Asian, Healthy
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Clerbrook Golf & RV Resort
2.0 of 5
Clerbrook Golf & RV Resort
$50 - $129
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Bee's RV Resort
Bee's RV Resort
$10 - $37
Lake Magic RV Resort
2.0 of 5
Lake Magic RV Resort
$61 - $169
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Fairfield Inn & Suites Clermont
2.5 of 5
Fairfield Inn & Suites Clermont
$95 - $153
Ranked #1 of 17 Hotels in Clermont
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Hampton Inn & Suites Clermont
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Clermont
$118 - $182
Ranked #2 of 17 Hotels in Clermont
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Holiday Inn Express Clermont
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Clermont
$88 - $182
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
$265 - $546
Ranked #27 of 329 Hotels in Orlando
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Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
4.0 of 5
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
$221 - $529
Ranked #28 of 329 Hotels in Orlando
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Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
4.5 of 5
Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
$402 - $828
Ranked #30 of 329 Hotels in Orlando
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.