Lake was pretty, saw wildlife. Did not spend money on boat trips or float planes as they were pricey.
Made for a weekend day trip, or along of the MANY festivals held her. You can do a "two fer" and do Renningers Antiques Center and flee market while in the area, check on Renningers for special events and times.
great tour of the canals with captain dave. gave a history lesson and saw some nature that i can not even describe. Alligators, bald eagles, blue herons, snakes and turtles all in their own natural environment.
Central Florida offers so many "manufactured" attractions. It was so nice to see nature, virtually untouched. All the birds and animals that were promised were seen, each in their own habitat. The boat was spotless, clearly well maintained. The ride was smooth across the lake, even on a windy day. The two man crew were very knowledgable about both the... More
In my opinion, one of the most romantic views in Florida. The town cultivates a sense of history, and has some very nice restuarants. Friendly people, willing to help with directions and recommendations.
Before we left our house at the Villages, we called "Premier Boat Tours" in Mt. Dora to make reservations for a 2-hour boat tour of Lake Dora and the canal that's attached to it.. We arrived quite on time, and had the most perfect local boat tour that we have ever taken (and we've taken quite a few). First of... More
Took a flight with Lake Country Flights over the Mt. Dora lake area in his DeHaviland Beaver floatplane. Pilot was a great guy and flight was a thrill over lovely lake country of central Florida. Lovely town with great appeal- nice shops, restaurants,lodging and places to wander. Hope to be back.
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