Quality Inn & Suites
16630 US 441 W.
Mount Dora, FL 32757
Phone: (352) 383-3400
Fax: (352) 383-8499
An extensive selection of books, magazines, and reference materials are available at this large public library that also offers programs and classes for both adults and children.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rock Springs Run State Reserve, found 30 miles north of Orlando in Sorrento, provides visitors a chance to experience Central Florida in its native setting. This reserve encompasses over 10,000 acres of wetlands and dry areas, plus natural waterways in the form of springs and a river that nearly surround the boundary of the reserve. Visitors can choose from several outdoor activities, such as bicycling, hiking, horseback riding (rentals and tours) plus canoeing and wildlife viewing. The park highlights consist of 17 miles of multi-use trails spread throughout and overnight lodging including cabins, equestrian campsites or canoe campsites. Admission is USD3 per vehicle. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
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.
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.
Local amateur horse shows held at this 40-acre public equestrian park (usually on weekends) spotlight best-of-breed competitions, the dressage skills of young and amateur riders, jumping prowess and racing aptitude. The park also houses the Mid-Florida Midget Race Track and Association. A 'midget car' is a special vehicle designed for children ages 6 to 16. Junior Mario Andrettis regularly show off their racing skills on this track.
Adjacent to the scenic 188 acre Sylvan Lake, this 126 acre park is a soccer lover's paradise and features a sports training facility with six soccer fields. Recreational opportunities such as boating, fishing, tennis, racquetball, volleyball, football, soccer, lacrosse, jogging, and hiking are available.