Placid Lakes

About Placid Lakes

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LakeAbout Placid Lakes Placid, Caladium Capital of the World & Town of Murals, located in Highlands County Florida, is just: 100 miles south of Orlando (on U.S. 27) and about a two hours' drive to the Gulf Coast (Tampa, Clearwater, Naples) or the Atlantic Coast (West Palm Beach, Miami, Fort Lauderdale).

The 27 freshwater lakes in our area allow residents & visitors alike to enjoy boating, fishing, swimming & water sports. A growing community full of tranquility and harmony. Enjoy the peaceful living of your dreams that only Placid Lakes can offer.

About Placid Lakes"Tower of Peace" : Lake Placid is a quiet fishing community situated on the edge of the Everglades National Preserve. Residents enjoy spectacular natural beauty with 27 pristine fresh water lakes for fishing, boating and swimming. The city is known as the Caladium Capitol of the World for the brightly colored plant that is native to the area. There are numerous golf courses and tennis courts for exercise and fun. The "uptown" area features a variety of shops, restaurants and culture including more than 20 murals depicting the city's history and heritage. The world-famous Lake Placid Tower rises some 270 feet and offers a 40-mile view of the area's lakes and a million acres of the most beautiful country in all of Florida.