Lake Harris - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Lake Harris
Lake Harris is Lake County's largest body of water. Ebenezer Jackson Harris (1815-1885), a pioneer who lived at Yalaha on the south side of the lake in the 1840s, gave the lake its name.
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Attractions Near Lake Harris
The Howey Mansion
5.65km from Lake Harris
Howey Mansion is a historic home. The mansion is named after William John Howey, who founded Howey in the Hills.
7.85km from Lake Harris
Venetian Gardens is a park located in Lake County, Florida. Positioned on the shore of Little Lake Harris, it features a beachfront boardwalk that loops around the water’s edge. It is also home to a marina, fishing pier, playgrounds, picnic areas, and several walking trails. On top of that, visitors can rent electric boats or paddle boats to explore Little Lake Harris. Also available are fishing charters and pontoon boat rentals for those wanting to explore farther out onto the lake.
Lake County Museum of Art
9.01km from Lake Harris
It was founded by 66 artists and patrons of the arts on Bay Street in historic downtown Eustis in 1995 to nurture culture and beauty. The Lake Eustis Museum of Art was renamed by its founders
11.28km from Lake Harris
Lake Dora, With its stunning shoreline and crystal clear waters, it has been the perfect destination for visitors for centuries. Boasting something for everyone, the lake offers a wide range of outdoor activities such as fishing, swimming, boating, kayaking and much more. And if you're looking to take in some history while visiting, there are plenty of cultural attractions too - from state parks to Native American historical sites and art galleries.
12.91km from Lake Harris
Lake Eustis covers approximately 7,000 acres. Beautiful Lake County is home to Leesburg, Eustis, Tavares, and Mount Dora, all of which boast excellent tourist accommodations and all kinds of sports activities that will delight any sports enthusiast.
Lake Griffin State Park
13.82km from Lake Harris
It is home to one of the largest live oak trees in the state. A unique feature of the park is its connection to Lake Griffin, the Ocklawaha River, and the Harris Chain of Lakes.
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Lake County is a county in the central portion of the U.S. state of Florida.