Top 10 Best Lakes of Florida

By Vishal Mathur

Top 10 Best Lakes in Florida

Florida “ The sunshine state” is famous for its world-class beaches, sunshine, and people soaking that sunlight in their bikinis in full glory, glitz, and glamour, that is what Florida is famous for, but let me tell you there is a lot more that this state has to offer.

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Lake kissimmee

Lake Kissimmee, situated in Orlando, Florida, famous for its wildlife, Bobcats, and alligators. It is also famous for bird watching, bald eagles, and fishing. Sports enthusiasts can also go for zip-line, airboats, Helicopter rides, and many more. Tourists can look out for a visit to old town, Gatorland, Boggy creek airboat rides, museum of military history.

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Lake Okeechobee

Lake Okeechobee known as the Big O, also known as Florida’s inland sea is the largest freshwater lake in US, it is also famous for fishing of largemouth bass and speckled perch. This lake has the maximum number of alligators. This is actually a large lake spread across 5 countries, therefore its beauty shines in its full glory. One can do activities like hiking, cycling, or just sit by the shore and enjoy this scenic beauty.

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Lake Eustis

Lake Eustis located in central Florida, Gator hole is seen here. It is a member of Harris chain of lakes, it is connected to lake Harris via the Dead river. This lake is famous for its pupfish which has now been listed under ' species of great concern ' due to its decreasing population. Fishing and sailing are the most popular activities to do here.

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Lake Parker

Located in the northeast city of city Lakeland, Florida . There are many other lakes in Lakeland like Bonny lake, Lake mirror, and lake cargo which flow into Lake Parker. This lake has a recreational significance people come here for boating and fishing. This lake is widely famous because of the presence of Bluegill, catfish, large-mouth bass.

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Lake Eola

Located in Downtown, Orlando, this is a small lake inside Lake Eola park. This park is a sidewalk that encircles Lake Eola, it is a pleasant site for picnics, exercise, boating, or just a way to escape from the glitz and glamour of the big city. This lake has an amphitheater, a fountain that showcases laser light shoes, and a Chinese pagoda.

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Crescent Lake

Located in central Florida, this freshwater water hosts a lot of aquatic species like Black crappie, catfish, striped bass, black bass, and white eagle, making it a fun place for all wildlife enthusiasts.

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Lake Istokpoga

Located in south-central Florida, is the fifth largest lake in the state. Its characteristic feature is that it is rectangular in shape and not that shallow yet boating is encouraged there. This lake is famous for airboat tours, bidrwatching, and fishing charters.

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Lake Seminole

This is a manmade lake, which shares its borders with Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. At the bottom of this lake, there are remains of Fort Scott, which has its own unique history. One can see beautiful creatures like black crappie, bluegill, striped bass, etc.

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Blue Cypress Lake

Blue Cypress lake, originally known as Lake Wilmington, is situated in the Indian river county of the treasure coast, Florida is the Largest lake in Florida on the treasure coast. St. John’s river is situated at the starting point. One can have beautiful picturesque pictures and just enjoy the serenity around.

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Lake Harris

One of the members of Harris chain of lakes. One of the largest lakes in Florida in terms of area occupied by it though the shape is irregular . Tourists come here for fishing, boating, kayaking etc.

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