Looking for a good vantage point for the local fireworks? Here are some tips to view the sights all three nights. 1. Lake Dora on a boat (July 3 & 4) 2. Wooton Park, downtown Tavares (July 4) 3. Simpson Cove, Mount Dora (July 3) 4. Ferran Park, downtown Eustis (July 1) 5. Evans Park, downtown Mount Dora (July 3) 6. Lakeside Inn beach, Mount Dora (July 3) 7. Lake Eustis on a boat (July 1) 8. Various points on Lakeshore Drive, Mount Dora (July 3) 9. ALS Sandbar, Tavares (July 4) 10. City of Mount Dora Docks (July 3)
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No need to go far this Father's Day. Mount Dora, Tavares and Eustis offer a lot to do locally on Father's Day. Here's a cheat sheet to get you started:
1. Ride the Orange Blossom Cannonball vintage train (OrangeBlossomCannonBall.com) 2. Kayaking on Lake Dora (PenguinPaddling.com) 3. Segway tour of downtown Mount Dora (SegwayofCentralFlorida.com) 4.Sea Plane ride from Tavares 5. Tubing at Kelley Park at Rock Springs (FloridaSprings.org) 6. Nature Walk on Palm Island Boardwalk in Mount Dora 7. Golfing at Mount Dora Golf Association's public course (mountdoragolf.com) 8. Picnic and fishing at Trimble Park in Tangerine 9. Rent a Jet Ski or pontoon boat on Lake Dora (TavaresWaterSports.com) 10. Adult kids can take Dad on a craft beer tour with stops at Mount Dora Brewing, Mermaid Juice, Maggie's Attic or Bru Tap House.
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