Lake Placid, FL - A One Tank Trip
If a picture is truly worth a 1,000 words, than Lake Placid, FL is worth a whole dictionary. This tiny town is nestled in the rolling hills of the Lake Wales Ridge, just off route 27 in the heartland of central Florida. Look for our Placid Tower, 270 feet above the ground. Murals, Clowns, Arts and Crafts, History, are only a few of the many things that entice visitors to explore the area.
Twenty-seven beautiful clear lakes dot the landscape within seven miles of town. The best bass fishing anywhere can be found here in our 27 thousand acre Lake Istokpoga. Play 18 holes of golf at Placid Lakes Country Club. Visit Henscratch Farms and Winery, as well as world renowned Archbold Biological Station, both within a few miles of town.