Clermont Travel Guide

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Clermont Things to Do

  • Sports , Dancing, BIllards, darts

    The Retro Room Bar was so much fun. it was such a welcoming place that at no time did these Red Sox fans feel out of place as we rooted for our team....actually lot of red sox fans there..great conversation with everyone. Staff was very friendly and drinks were great prices with specials. this place is so clean, they definitely take pride in their...

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  • The Florida Citrus Tower

    The Florida Citrus Tower was built in 1956 and is 226 feet tall. As it stands on a small hill its actual height is over 500 feet above sea level making it the highest observation tower in Florida. Originally built to allow visitors to view the orange groves below.It costs $6 to ride the lift to the observation deck from which you can obtain some...

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  • Rent a Boat or Canoe

    This is Lake County after all! Lots of lakes dot the landscape. You can rent a boat or canoe and head out on one of the lakes. From here you can access other lakes through interconnecting waterways such as the Crooked River. The pontoon is great for the family. The Lake County Blueways are trails for canoeists and kayakers in particular. Some...

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  • Crooked River Preserve

    This is a nice little nature trail on the shores of Lake Louisa and the Crooked River in Lake County, Florida. The whole preserve is about 64 acres and has just one looping trail, but there are lots of birds and other wildlife to see here. My favourite are the beautiful cypress trees growing in the wet areas. Several federally-listed plant species...

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  • lake minneola park

    lake minneola park is located in the historic district of downtown clermont. this park offers a fishing pier, picknicing, and a very nice hiking/walking trail. lake minneola is one of several beautiful lakes in the clermont area.

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  • historic district

    clermont has a nice historic district located three blocks north of US50 downtown. the historic district has a number of shops, restaurants, and bars. a worth while place to visit when in clermont.

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  • presidents hall of fame

    the presidents hall of fame is a museum that houses memoiabilia from a number of unites state's presidents. i have not personally visited the museum but you can learn more from their website.

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  • the citrus tower

    the citrus tower was built in 1956 on one of the highest hills in central florida's ridge area. the citrus tower is 226 feet tall and is 500 feet above sea level. on a clear day you can see 8 central florida counties from the citrus tower. when the citrus tower was built the clermont area was surounded by hundreds of orange groves. because of a...

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  • Ritter's Frozen Custard

    Ok, ok, so this technically is a "food" tip, but Ritter's frozen custard is so good, it's a must-do when in Clermont! Frozen custard is an alternative name for "French Vanilla" ice cream, which has a lower amount of butterfat and contains a small amount of eggs, resulting in less fat, but a creamier, richer flavour. At Ritter's, they make fresh...

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  • Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards

    A nice, local winery specialising in wines using muscadine grapes (native to the area), though other wines are also available (generally on the sweeter side). Tours and tastings run daily throughout the day and are free. The winery also has a nice picnic area and frequent events (see website).Until recently, Lakeridge Winery only offered wine...

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  • Presidents Hall of Fame

    This small but crammed museum has a lot of educational information about, and memorabilia from, all the past presidents and first ladies. Interesting displays include: model replicas of how the oval office looked during each president's time in office, gowns first ladies wore during inaugeration, biography for each president, the construction of...

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  • Citrus Tower

    From their pamphlet: "The Citrus Tower stands unrivaled as a majestic and monumental tribute to Central Florida's famed citrus industry and its lush subtropical groves...Erected in 1956 on one of the highest hills in Florida's ridge section...The original plans specified a height of 75 feet, but when completed, the Tower rose to the lofty height of...

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Clermont Restaurants

  • european pub

    the brickhouse pub is a very nice restaurant and bar located in the clermont historic district. the brickhouse offers an excellent selection of english, irish, and european beers on draught and by the bottle. they also offer a full liquor bar with an excellent scotch selection. the food is american and european moderately priced. this upscale pub...

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  • burgers and beer

    bench warmers sports bar is located in the historic district in downtown clermont. the name says it all, burgers, wings, and beer. what i like best about bench warmers is it's large deck with a view of lake minneola. a fun place to have a beer and watch the sunset.

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  • There really werent any good...

    There really werent any good restuarants in Florida, but we use to go out to Universal CityWalk, and we ate at Jimmy Buffets margaritaville, that was a good restaurant, and so was Hard Rock Cafe....good memories, and im not speaking of the food! Usually a Hamburger or Steak or something

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Clermont Nightlife

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    sunset grill

    by doug48 Written Mar 30, 2008

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    the sunset grill & comedy club is located in the historic district on montrose street. the sunet grill is a bar that serves food. on weekends they offer comedy shows. a fun place to eat and drink in downtown clermont.

    Dress Code: casual

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    • Historical Travel
    • Road Trip
    • Architecture

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Clermont Transportation

  • If your going to Orlando, take...

    If your going to Orlando, take 50 it turns into West Colonial Dr. takes you straight into Orlando. If yourg going to Tampa, take 50 the other direction until you get to 75 i believe and then just turn left..takes you straight there, dont i give good directions? hehe...definetely a car, cause you might get raped and mugged if you try walking...

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  • Clermont has 2 major roads...

    Clermont has 2 major roads that cross right in the middle of it which is SR 50 and Hwy. 27 and is only 10 miles from Winter Garden and 30 from Orlando.The best way to get around is by car since there is no bus system.

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Clermont Favorites

  • I know it sounds wierd, but...

    I know it sounds wierd, but everytime i go back to Clermont, i have to stop in Publix because i use to work there for 2 years. I dont know, everytime i go there i just hope to see friends that i use to know, both past time i went home i did see people but not all the friends i WANTED to see. its very sad. My fondest memory of Clermont would have...

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  • Lake Minneola is a great spot...

    Lake Minneola is a great spot to go to for fun and relaxation. It has a wonderful paved sidewalk from the park to 1/3 of the way around it for walkers, joggers, and bicyclers. Also, the Citrus Tower is a nice tourist spot with a wax museum to visit right there also. I love Clermont because it is a small town with not alot of crime or traffic and...

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