Here in the center of the Sunshine State, you'll find crystal clear lakes for numerous water activities and more than a dozen golf courses. Our gently rolling hills, orange groves and charming small towns make this a relaxing country getaway—and our central location provides easy access to Florida's best attractions without the hassle and high prices of the major tourist areas.
In this land of lakes, cast your line from a boat, or cast your glance over our picturesque waterways in search of a sunset or wildlife. Swim or ski; then come ashore to enjoy a Highlands County hiking or cycling trail or a spectator sport that's sure to send your heart racing.
With golf courses that build on the natural beauty of Highlands County, you could find it difficult to keep your eye on the ball. But wet and dry, sandy and woody conditions combine to create challenging courses for any skill level. We're home to the world's largest green, and our courses were designed by international names in course architecture.
There is nothing as enjoyable as fishing on one of Highlands County's magnificent lakes. Highlands County is known for the best Central Florida location for both recreational and tournament fishing. Contact one of our professional fishing guides to greatly enhance the trip.
Sun-kissed days in Highlands County beg visitors to picnic in the park. Admire our ecology, including our seemingly endless array of lakes. If you prefer a faster pace, swing over to the speedway or quench your need for speed on an airboat tour. Duck indoors for a walk through one of our museums or historical sites.
Antiques, art and ambience await, alluring visitors with Old Florida charm. Let adventure guide you through one of our parks or waterways, then let a view of Highlands' natural haven take your breath away. From speedway thrills to Southern charm, Highlands County offers a vacation that pleases everyone's pace.