The friendly hometown community of Lake Lake, Florida is an ideal place to rent an RV. When you book an RV in Lady Lake, you’ll benefit from the city’s convenient location in Central Florida along the Highway 441 corridor. Close to the I-75, the Florida Turnpike, and major tourist attractions, a Lady Lake motorhome rental is a great way to explore the entire region.
Lady Lake is home to a large retirement community, The Villages. It has, however, managed to retain its quaint small-town character. With its oak tree-lined streets and its landscape dotted with orange groves and shining lakes, when you stop at the historical museum in the original 1883 train depot, it’s not too hard to imagine back to that distant era. Lady Lake‘s city focal point is a log cabin built in 1935 that originally served as a town hall and can still be viewed today.
Thanks to its large retirement community, the city benefits from a staggering seven golf courses. There are also parks, tennis courts and sports fields available. Theaters, restaurants, and shopping as well as a local farmers’ market all make Lady Lake a destination within itself. However, if you want to visit some of the big cities and their attractions, you’re only one hour’s drive away from nearby Orlando, or around a 90-minute drive away from Tampa and the Bay Area.
The Great Outdoors
The world’s largest contiguous pine-scrub forest can be found just a short drive away in your Lady Lake camper rental. The Ocala National Forest encompasses more than 600 square miles and features over 600 springs, lakes, and rivers for year-round swimming, diving, and snorkeling. The forest is also home to almost 100 miles of hiking trails. If you would like to take in the views from the comfort of your Lady Lake luxury RV rental, then take advantage of the Florida Black Bear Scenic Byway and enjoy some of the incredible views of the heart of the forest from behind the wheel. This is also an excellent place to go wildlife spotting with the forest boasting the state’s largest population of black bears and Florida scrub-jays. Bass fishing is also a popular pastime in the forest thanks to the numerous waterways. Lake George and Lake Kerr are two of Florida’s top lakes for anglers.
Just under an hour’s drive south in your Lady Lake motorhome rental brings you to Withlacoochee State Forest. The park extends over 159,000 acres and is named after the Withlacoochee River, meaning ‘’crooked river’’. Hiking, biking, and equestrian trails are all popular areas to explore, and bird spotting is a favorite activity here too. There are also canoeing trails and fishing on various waterways. The Withlacoochee State Trail features 46 miles of paved multi-use trail, making it one of the longest paved rail-trails in Florida. If you prefer taking things a bit faster, the park also has a 2,600-acre off-highway vehicle area, the Croom Motorcycle Area, where you can drive any off-road vehicle and enjoy some hair-raising thrills.
Head towards Orlando and visit Wekiwa Springs State Park. The park is located around an hour’s drive away in your Lady Lake camper rental. It is an excellent place to cool off with crystal-clear waters for swimming, scuba diving, and snorkeling. Enjoy hiking and wildlife spotting in the park’s tropical-like hammocks. There are over 25 miles of trails, including off-road biking trails. Sand Lake and the Wekiva River are great places to enjoy a spot of fishing, while canoe and kayak rentals are available at the park’s concession. There are RV camping sites available to park your Lady Lake RV rental and the nature center offers an interesting interpretive exhibit of some of the area’s wildlife.
Make the most of your Lady Lake luxury RV rental and drive out to the coast. Less than two hours’ drive brings you to Canaveral National Seashore, where you can enjoy almost 25 miles of pristine undeveloped seashore. The park is one of the state’s largest stretches of undeveloped beach and it’s a great place to go wildlife spotting. Sea turtles are just one of the many species that find refuge at the park. With its varied terrain, featuring the natural barrier island, lagoon, coastal hammock, and pine flat woods, you have plenty of opportunities to go swimming, fishing, and boating. To find out more about the area and its wildlife, watch the short, informative film at the visitor center for an insight into the park’s inhabitants, past and present.
Thanks to its central location, you’re an easy drive away from the majority of Florida’s main attractions with a Lady Lake RV rental.
Lady Lake and the surrounding area is home to a large number of RV parks, so you’ll have plenty of choices when it comes to parking your Lady Lake motorhome rental.
If you’re looking to stay nearby, you could try out Recreation Plantation RV Resort in Lady Lake. This adults-only RV park has plenty of amenities including a pool and jacuzzi alongside a vast number of courts for various sports such as volleyball, tennis, and shuffleboard. The park has full hookups with cable TV and Wi-Fi. Facilities include a dump station, laundry room, and propane station. There are also oversized lots available for extra large RVs.
Another nearby RV park you may want to check out is Wildwood RV Village, situated in nearby Wildwood, approximately 10 miles away. The campground is within walking distance of a variety of nearby restaurants, while traditional large grocery stores and RV-friendly gas stations are located a just a short distance away. The RV park features a heated pool and an on-site laundry facility. Full hookups are available as well as several oversized pull-through sites to accommodate even the largest of RVs.
With so many RV parks in the area, you have tons of options when you choose a camper rental from Lady Lake, FL.
Exploring the City
When you’re picking up or dropping off your Lady Lake luxury RV rental, be sure to stop by and take time to visit the city. Visit the Lady Lake Historical Society Museum located within the Old Train Depot. Inside you can learn all about the history of the town and the surrounding area, from the early Native American inhabitants to current day life. View early Victorian lifestyles in the Teague Room, complete with genuine antiques and exhibits. The museum also houses a model train display that depicts Lady Lake and the surrounding area as it was back in the 1940s and '50s.
With the large retirement community in The Villages, Lady Lake has a large range of entertainment options. If you enjoy shows and concerts, visit the Studio Theater at the Tierra Del Sol complex. This small, intimate venue is popular with tourists and locals alike. Nearby you can also play a round of golf, dine out, or go shopping.
For a vintage Florida experience, visit the nearby family farm. This Lady Lake farm aims to give visitors a taste of the real Florida lifestyle. Great for families, you can take a guided animal encounter tour. There’s a huge selection of animals to view, ranging from your average farmyard cockerel to more exotic species. This popular destination also organizes special events throughout the year so check ahead and see what’s on.
Thanks to its large number of retirees and visitors, Lady Lake has a wide variety of restaurants serving many different cuisines. There are also ample shopping and entertainment facilities, so if you stay nearby, be sure to check out what’s happening when you’re in town.