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Spring Events in Clermont, FL

The groundhog may have said six more weeks of winter, but the warm Florida weather does not agree. The mid to upper 70-degree weather makes you dream of flowers and beach trips. Ready to celebrate the end of one of the coldest winters of Florida in style? Here are some spring events in Clermont, FL to kick-off the warmer months to come. Festivals and Spring Events in Clermont, FL Maybe it's a family-fun event. Or a scavenger hunt. Or a clean up to help the community shine. Here are some festivals and spring events in Clermont, FL. Pig on the [...]

By | 2018-02-09T16:26:30+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Lake County|

10 Hikes Near Clermont FL – Hills, Lakes & Sinkholes

Located in the central part of Florida, Clermont offers a unique Florida experience full of hilly hikes, lake views, and plenty of trails to show them off. Check out these 10 Hikes Near Clermont FL to get started. 1. Green Mountain Scenic Overlook & Trailhead 20700 County Road 455, Montverde, FL Great for everyone, the Green Mountain Scenic Overlook offers expansive views of Lake Apopka's surrounding area. A short, paved walk from the parking lot, allows everyone access to the overlook tower. Next, climb down the stairs or stroll down the graded gravel path to enjoy a short walk with [...]

By | 2018-01-03T21:48:34+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Lake County|

Top 10 Clermont Holiday Events

It's time to get into the Christmas spirit with these Clermont Holiday Events and Christmas activities. Join the community for tree lighting ceremonies, fun runs, plays, tea parties, bonfires, and more! Citrus Tower Christmas Light Shows When: Every Night in December, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Where: Citrus Tower Cost: Free The Citrus Tower does it big and bright for the holidays. Every December evening, the 226ft tall tower turns on over 100,000 Christmas lights in sync with seven-holiday tunes for a spectacular light show. Free parking with outdoor speakers is available at the base of the tower. The tower [...]

By | 2017-11-28T14:59:28+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Lake County|

Discover 12 Fun Things To Do In Clermont FL

Located just outside of the booming metropolis of Orlando, FL, the town and community of Clermont, FL is a change from their fast-tracked neighbor. With hills, groves and a quaint atmosphere, Clermont has a lot to offer its residents and visitors. Here is a list of our favorite things to do in Clermont FL. Discover 12 Fun Things To Do In Clermont FL #1 Experience Old Florida In Historic Downtown Clermont Founded in 1884 and incorporated in 1916, Clermont is one of Florida’s fastest growing cities. But, Historic Downtown Clermont keeps to its quaint roots with a scenic downtown center boasting [...]

By | 2017-05-18T17:52:21+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Lake County|

Should I Buy A Home With A Septic System In Florida?

Perhaps you've finally found your dream home here in Florida but discovered it has a septic system and now you have reservations. You might be wondering "Should I Buy A Home With A Septic System?" The unfamiliar can cause some home buyers to fear the septic system versus the more familiar sewer system, but are they warranted? With some research and a good septic inspection, many buyers realize that a home with a septic system can actually be a wise investment. If your home has a septic system, you are more in control of the way wastewater is processed and [...]

By | 2017-05-30T23:17:12+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Lake County, Septic Systems|

How To Obtain A Septic System Permit In Lake County

Installing a new septic system?  Here’s your “How To” guide for obtaining a septic system permit in Lake County Florida. The permitting and inspection of Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems (OSTDS), aka septic systems, are handled through the Florida Department of Health. A properly installed and maintained septic system provides an environmentally safe way to remove wastewater and protects our water sources. With 90% of Florida’s drinking water supplied from our state’s groundwater, it’s a valuable resource to safeguard. The environmental health department in each county is responsible for maintaining local ordinances that meet or exceed the state requirements.  [...]

By | 2017-01-30T22:24:16+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Lake County, Septic Installation|

Exploring Lake County Waterways and Blueways

As the name implies, Lake County is fortunate to have an abundance of lakes and waterways, including designated blueway trails.  Blueways are similar to hiking trails – just on water. Geo-positioned and physical markers guide paddlers as they explore through the waterways. These blueway trails include beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife with easy access for kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards. Exploring Lake County Waterways and Blueway Runs The Lake County Community Blueways Project helps residents explore eight different scenic runs including: Blueway Location Length Difficulty Water Body Blue Creek Run North Lake County - Astor FL 4.1 miles 4 Blue [...]

By | 2017-01-24T21:12:51+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Lake County|