See & Do
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Clermont Performing Arts Center
The Clermont Performing Arts Center includes the Mainstage - Lake County's largest performance hall at 1,200 seats - and a 250-seat Black Box Theater. The refurbished center, located at 3700 S U.S. Highway 27, is part of the 69,000-square-foot Clermont Arts and Recreation Center atop the hills of Clermont overlooking Lake Felter. More at the Clermont Performing Arts Center website.
One of Florida's first "attractions," the Citrus Tower was built in 1956 on one of the highest hills in Florida's ridge section. The original plans specified a tower 75 feet high, but when completed, the Citrus Tower rose to a lofty height of 226 feet (equivalent to 22 stories). The tip of the highest antenna pierces the sky at 500 feet above sea level. A glass-enclosed observation deck allows visitors to enjoy the panoramic view of the rolling hills of Florida's ridge section and hundreds of spring-fed lakes in the surrounding 8-county area. More at the Citrus Tower website.
One of the jewels of Clermont is its popular 10-mile Clay Loop where Olympians and residents enjoy the beauty of scenic views combined with rolling hills. The Loop was once a clay road around many citrus groves. Today, it provides a traffic-free, soft surface for long-distance runners. It is located just east of Highway 27 across from Lake Louisa State Park.