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Getting into our pontoon, and cruising down the Dora Canal and entering Lake Dora is a pleasure for... read more

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The Villages, Florida
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Boat trip on the river was amazing. The captain was very funny and humourus. Was taken into where... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Mount Dora, FL
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Getting into our pontoon, and cruising down the Dora Canal and entering Lake Dora is a pleasure for my wife and our friends. The views of the islands, The Tavares docks and as we approached the city of MT. Dora, all of this was so...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Boat trip on the river was amazing. The captain was very funny and humourus. Was taken into where the birds of prey are, and there saw turtles and Aligators.

Thank jkw3009
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to go the this quaint little town to browse and have lunch at the Goblin Market. If you go to walk around town, try to stop at this restuarant for lunch or dinner

Thank Firefighter17
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ended up in Mt Dora because I saw an WEDU program about interesting train trips. Had a few days off so drove there , took the train and stayed two nights. I could not recommend this as an absolutely imprortant place to visit if...More

Thank grenach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful place. Beautiful houses surrounded by a lot of greens. The views are espectacular.

Thank Yvette A G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lake Dora is lovely. With many public docks, parks, and marinas, it offers something for everyone, but I’m Especially fond of the sunsets from Grantham point - the Lighthouse on Lake Dora

Thank KGovocek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very unique town on the Lake. Lots of cute shops and restaurants. The only problem is parking. Parking lots are kind of far from the shops.

Thank Pampurr
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Nice little town. However there are few reasonably priced restaurants. Have to go away from downtown to find them. Also this time of year all shops are closed by 6 PM. Two days there is plenty.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 8 September 2018

In that we visited in August, walking in the 90+ heat up steep streets was offputting. We did a minimum of looking about for that reason,but did venture out to get some of the best ice cream I've had in a long time. Take the...More

1  Thank marilyn s
Reviewed 4 September 2018

we went over Labor day weekend and weather wasnt great but still beautiful. Seen alligator and some birds and was relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Dorey M
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19 February 2018|
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Response from Lori B | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in Feb. '18, I was told that a gentleman rides around the town in a 6/6 passenger golf cart and will give you a free ride. I.e. you want to get to a shop 2.5 blocks away and you'd rather not walk. I was... More
Kristi A
14 May 2017|
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Response from Lori B | Reviewed this property |
We drove our car from town to the parking area by the boat launch and where you see the light house. Then walked the short distance to the entrance.Some of our party we're concerned about the area closing at dusk and our... More
Osvaldo T
1 January 2017|
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Response from coachjcu | Reviewed this property |
Unless you want to ride a steam train, as I am aware some people are just into riding these types of trains, it wasn't anything special.