Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Mount Dora is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's museums, history and live music with a rental holiday home in Mount Dora. Well known for its lake, cycling and shopping, this walkable city won't disappoint. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Mount Dora

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Mount Dora has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Evans Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Country Club of Mount Dora (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Lakeridge Winery (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Forest Lake Golf Club (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Magnolia Plantation Golf Club (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Alaqua Country Club (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Mount Dora

Travellers appreciate the panoramic lake views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Mount Dora has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mount Dora is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gilbert Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Evans Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Donnelly Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Trimble Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Carver Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Wooten Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Mount Dora

Fly into Leesburg, FL (LEE-Leesburg Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Orlando, FL (SFB-Orlando Sanford Intl.), which is 23.6 mi (38 km) away.

Where to stay near Mount Dora?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 183 holiday rentals near Mount Dora. From 98 Houses to 30 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mount Dora for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mount Dora?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mount Dora:

  • Southeast Orlando: 41,624 holiday homes
  • Florida Center: 125 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 37 holiday homes
  • Millenia: 28 holiday homes
  • Ventura: 74 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mount Dora?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Mount Dora. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Donnelly Park: 289 holiday rentals
  • Mount Dora Museum Of Speed: 287 holiday rentals
  • Mount Dora History Museum: 292 holiday rentals
  • First Baptist Church of Mount Dora: 287 holiday rentals
  • Country Club of Mount Dora: 273 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mount Dora listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mount Dora?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 98 Houses in Mount Dora. Our other popular types of Mount Dora holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 30 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 30 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 17 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mount Dora?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 51 holiday homes with pool available in Mount Dora. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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