Sleep Inn & Suites Wildwood - The Villages
1224 S. Main St.
Wildwood, FL 34785
Phone: (352) 748-0507
Fax: (352) 748-6429
This public library offers a huge collection of fiction and nonfiction books, as well as magazines and reference books, plus offers an array of programs for both adults and children.
The Mote-Morris House is a charming home with a splendid blend of architectural styles. This two-story house includes a four level steeple, a palour and a music room. The L-shaped staircase leads to the bedrooms on the second level. This house is open to the public as a historical home, and is also available for social functions and events.
Set into the rolling hills of central Florida on 50 beautiful acres, this informative, interactive, and entertaining farm with delight kids of all ages and features a petting area, old-fashioned hay rides, pony rides, and a Wildlife Rehabilitation Center that features over 20 species of native wildlife.
The Dade Battlefield Historic State Park is an old battlefield where Seminole Indian warriors fought soldiers under the command of Major Francis L. Dade on December 28, 1835. The total area of the park is 80 acres (32 hectares), out of which 40 acres (16 hectares) are covered by pine flatwoods and a live oak hammock. Visitors are allowed in the park and they have a wide range of choice of activities like picnicking, viewing exhibits at the visitors' center, and wildlife spotting. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 14, 1972.
Lake Holathlikaha makes this state park a popular place for fishing, swimming, and canoeing. The area is also a haven for many plants and animals, including threatened and endangered species.
Designed by one of the first American women architects, Katharine Budd, the historic home called Duncan House was established in 1925. Designed in the Colonial Revival style of architecture, it is located on the Lake Dora Drive. Now used as an event venue as well as a bed and breakfast, the building adds a certain old-world charm and grace to the neighbourhood.
One of the prime historic landmarks in Eustis is the Ferran Park and the Alice McClelland Memorial Bandshell. Ferran Park is the pioneering public park built in Eustis Circa. Designed and structured by Alan J. Macdonough, the architectural style followed is Mediterranean Revival. Carrying immense historic value over the years, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 23, 1994. Also, it became a contributing property to the Eustis Commercial Historic District on July 6, 2005.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this historic home was built by Mr. G.D. Clifford for his family and is now the home of the Eustis Historical Museum & Preservation Society. The house is located on the shores of the scenic Lake Eustis and features two great hallways and 18 magnificent rooms.
"Renowned as the finest library in Lake County," this large library features a collection of over 95,000 books and magazines, as well as audio cassettes, videos, art prints, and puzzles. An extensive reference section is also available.
Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards specializes in delectable white, red, and sparkling wines crafted from locally grown Florida grapes. This award-winning winery is located just West of Orlando in Clermont, and has been in business since 1989. Stop by for a tour of the vineyard, take in a tasting, or pick up a bottle or two for a special occasion.
Enjoy picnic tables, volleyball courts, hiking and walking trails, basketball courts, tennis courts, a children's playground, and a picnic pavilion while at this great relaxing park.
Situated north of Orlando in Ocala and encompassing over 350,000 acres, the Ocala National Forest offers you a chance to explore and enjoy Florida naturally. This is the country's southernmost forest and includes over 600 rivers, springs and lakes. Highlights of the park include four separate recreation areas (Alexander Springs, Juniper Springs, Silver Glen Springs and Salt Springs) featuring sparkling natural springs with year round water temperatures of 72-degrees Fahrenheit, plus numerous historical and breathtaking regions to explore. Activities in the park consist of camping, boating, hiking, biking, horseback-riding, fishing, birding, wildlife-viewing and many 4-wheel trails for ATVs and Jeeps. The Ocala National Forest offers visitors a chance to get back to nature. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis