Sebring is a pleasant community midway between Walt Disney World and Lake Okeechobee. It is conveniently located just off the US17 close to Lake Jackson. It is nicknamed “The City on the Circle” as it is centered on Circle Drive, the Sebring Downtown Historic District. The town is well known for its raceway, built on a former air force base. The nearby Highlands Hammock State Park offers plenty of outdoor activities. Sebring makes an excellent base for exploring the area to the south of Orlando including beautiful Lake Placid.
The Lost Mines of Atlantis in Sebring are based around an authentic mining flume which is popular with gem hunters and jewelers alike. Visitors can hunt for rare gem stones and enjoy a pleasant afternoon at this unusual attraction.Golf
Florida has perfect year-round sunshine for golf lovers. There are several championship golf courses close to your Sebring vacation villa so remember to pack your golf clubs.
Take a trip across the local lakes and swamps on an airboat tour. It is an exhilarating way to travel and you will see plenty of local birds and wildlife on your trip.
Sebring International Raceway is right on the doorstep of your Sebring vacation home. It hosts a busy calendar of events in motorsports and is the oldest continuously operating racing facility in the US. Sebring Raceway is considered one of the classic race tracks in North American sports car racing and it holds an annual 12-hour endurance race nicknamed the “American Le Mans”.
This scenic community is a delightful place to visit with its 40+ murals adorning the towns buildings and recording local history. It is approximately 16 miles south of your Sebring rental home. Downtown Lake Placid is a charming area for shoppers with quaint antique and gift shops arranged around small parks. History buffs will enjoy visiting the Railroad Depot Historical Museum.
Around 90 miles (144km) from your Sebring vacation villa is the Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral. Exhibitions, displays, an IMAX theatre and simulators all show the history of space exploration from this famous launch site. Check the website to see when the next shuttle launch is and plan your visit accordingly.
Florida has year round sunshine and average daily highs from 21-33°C (70-92°F). Rainfall is heaviest from June to September, but it falls as short afternoon showers which quickly pass. August and September can be rather hot and humid in this lakeland area.
Sebring is 87 miles (137km) from Orlando International Airport which has many national and international flights daily. Other airport options include St Lucie International airport which is 78 miles away and the southwest Florida International Airport at Fort Myers which is 93 miles from Sebring.