Highlands County, FL

    Highlands County is located in Central Florida, two hours from the Orlando theme parks, you’ll find it to be a very unique getaway to call home.With a population of over 110,000, Highland County encompasses the cities and towns of Avon Park, Lake Placid, Venus, Lorida, and Sebring. Go to Sebring , City on the Circle, to find galleries, enjoy fun events and outdoor activities, or discover a famous raceway if you like living life on the fast lane. Lake Placid is known as the Mural and Caladium Capital of the World and was named America’s most interesting town by Reader’s Digest. Avon Park, named the City of Charm, is full of outdoor relaxation and recreation , from golfing, to boating, to fishing.

     Visit the galleries , home and workshop of world renowned artist Howard Solomon at Solomon’s Castle.Enjoy the quiet walk on the way there and you’ll definitely be amazed at the sights you see in this beautiful castle. Have a friendly airboat trip at the Airboat Wildlife Adventures as you stay nice and cool on the ride. Spend some time in Lake Placid and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the murals and different artsy things to do in this charming town.

     You’ll definitely be able to find something great to eat at the Clewiston Sugar Festival and you’ll be sure to keep coming back year after year. Have some sips at the super quaint and secluded winery Henscratch Farms with some of the locals.Explore your adventurous side and try something new at the Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival that helps raise funds for the children’s programs around town.Highlands County is beautiful and waiting for you.