In 2013, Reader’s Digest voted Lake Placid ‘AMERICA’S MOST INTERESTING TOWN’.
Lake Placid Florida has so much to offer; it’s no wonder more and more people are calling it home! Lakefront homes, canal-front homes, golf course communities, equestrian developments, and fly-in options are all available.
This small town is one and a half miles square and has approximately 1800 residents. It is nestled in the center of the state among the hills of Highlands County on the Lake Wales Ridge.
Lake Placid has the distinction of being known by many titles. It is known as the Town of Murals, with 45 larger than life historic murals forming an outdoor art gallery. Lake Placid is the Caladium Capital of the World, where 95% of the world’s caladiums are grown and shipped all over the world.
Twenty-seven beautiful clear lakes dot the landscape within seven miles of town. The best bass fishing anywhere can be found here in our 27,000 acre Lake Istokpoga. Play 18 holes of golf at Placid Lakes Country Club and enjoy the full-service restaurant.
Visit Henscratch Farms and Winery, as well as world renowned Archbold Biological Station, both within a few miles of town.
There is always something to see or do in Lake Placid. October through March, the Saturday Morning Market is held on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Annually, we have our Country Fair and Caladium Festivals. Or, if you are looking for freshwater lakes activities the lakes are active with fishing, boating, jet-skiing, tubing and water sports.
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- 411 LAKE AUGUST DR Lake Placid, FL 33852