Lake Placid Tower

Lake Placid TowerThe Lake Placid Tower opened in 1961. The tower is 270 feet tall (27 stories) and at the time of completion was said to be the tallest concrete block tower in the world.

The Lake Placid Tower is located just to the east of downtown Lake Placid Florida on highway 27. The tower instantly became a landmark for Lake Placid as it can be seen from miles away as you approach the town. The view from the tower is breath taking and is the best way to see all of Lake Placid.

The tower complements Lake Placid which is know as the “Caladium Capital of the World”.

 Lake Placid Tower

Sebring Thunder

North of Lake Placid is Sebring where motorcycle riders from all over gathering around the downtown circle.

An annual event brings hundreds of riders and motorcycle enthusiast to the downtown area in October of each year.

Lake Placid Murals

Downtown Lake Placid MuralsThe Lake Placid Murals draw many visitors the the town of Lake Placid Florida. Mural society of downtown lake placid helps preserve the towns colorful history through these artistic murals.

As you drive through the streets of downtown lake placid you will find many of the buildings are painted with beautiful murals. Many local artist are involved in painting these murals and enhancing the beauty of Lake Placid Florida.

Be sure to watch the side streets as many murals are placed through out the town. From main street to side streets there are murals of all sizes and shapes. The best way to view the murals is to walk downtown lake placid and while your there, you might want to do a little shopping and have dinner.

There are about 44 murals to be viewed and appreciated.

Downtown Lake Placid Murals

Golf Lake Placid

Golf Lake PlacidGolf Lake Placid at Lake June Golf and Athletic Club offering 9 holes of executive golf with Pro Shop, two tennis courts, heated swimming pool, shuffleboard courts and beautiful surroundings.

Located across the street from Lake June in Lake Placid Florida and Scrub State Park, enjoy golfing in a beautiful setting with all the amenities.

The club house will supply you with everything you need for a great day on the course.

You’ll be thrilled at the sunsets while enjoying native central Florida. The club is convenient and easy to get to. Plus, downtown Lake Placid is close by where you can shop and dine while viewing the many murals through out the town.

Golf Lake Placid

Downtown Lake Placid

Caladium Capital Lake Placid FL

Caladium Capital

Lake Placid Florida is often referred to as the “Caladium Capital“.  Lake Placid is located on on Highway 27 in Highlands County Florida.

Caladium growers and the city now celebrate this distinction with an annual “Caladium Festival” with many caladiums on display. The Festival offers many things to do – food and fun.

The Caladium Festival is held in downtown Lake Placid and offers bus tours.

Caladium Capital

 

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