Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Tavares

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Tavares. This city's lake, restaurants and kayaking draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Tavares

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Tavares a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Evans Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Country Club of Mount Dora (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Plantation Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Lakeridge Winery (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Palisades Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Bella Collina Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Tavares

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Tavares is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wooten Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Trimble Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Evans Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Donnelly Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Gilbert Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Carver Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Tavares

The nearest airport is in Leesburg, FL (LEE-Leesburg Intl.), located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Orlando, FL (SFB-Orlando Sanford Intl.), which is 29.7 mi (47.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Tavares?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 987 holiday rentals near Tavares. From 632 Houses to 30 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tavares for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Tavares?

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 Tavares:

  • Central Business District: 24 holiday homes
  • Florida Center: 119 holiday homes
  • Southeast Orlando: 45,777 holiday homes
  • Southwest Orlando: 17,356 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 38 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 Tavares?

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

  • TableTop Team Trivia: 768 holiday rentals
  • Deer Island Golf Lake Club: 329 holiday rentals
  • Village Green Golf Course: 481 holiday rentals
  • Lake Dora: 647 holiday rentals
  • Baytree Golf Course: 848 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tavares 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 Tavares?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 632 Houses in Tavares. Our other popular types of Tavares holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 30 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 57 holiday houses
  • Villas: 205 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Tavares?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 643 holiday homes with pool available in Tavares. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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