Highlands County


Avon Park, Sebring and Lake Placid

World class lakes, rivers, and parks with great attractions for all ages!

  • Highlands Hammock State Park
    • One of Florida’s oldest parks
    • Bike rides and 9 hiking trails, as well as equestrian paths, campgrounds, and picnic areas
  • Sebring International Raceway
    • “12 Hours of Sebring” annual American Le Mans Series race
  • The Lost Mines of Atlantis
    • Authentic mining flume where you can find precious and semi-precious gems!
  • 40 miles to Lake Okeechobee
    • The 2nd largest freshwater lake in the U.S.

    Centrally located between Atlantic Ocean beaches and the beautiful Gulf Coast

  • 2 hours to Fort Pierce and West Palm Beach
    • Shopping
    • Performing Arts arenas
    • Museums
    • Beaches
  • Less than 2 hours to Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands
    • More than 70 parks, preserves, and recreational areas
    • One of SAIL magazines “10 Greatest Places to Sail”
  • Less than 2 hours to Orlando and Tampa attractions:
    • Disney World, Epcot Center, MGM
    • Universal Studios, Seaworld
    • Busch Gardens
    • Professional sports teams
    • Universities
  • Over 60 golf courses in the area (source: Golf.com)