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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mount Dora?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 206 holiday lettings around Mount Dora. From 12 villas to 32 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Mount Dora?

Roll straight out of bed and stroll to those must-visit attractions. Or simply get lost in the excitement and energy of the city! Spend your getaway in the thick of the main streets, with a city centre holiday home. HomeAway has 39 city centre holiday rentals available. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Fortunately, HomeAway has plenty of other choices, including:

  • 33 lakefront holiday accommodation options.
  • 32 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 26 rural holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Mount Dora?

Instead of getting a forgettable, cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could rent an entire house. You'll feel like you're part of the neighbourhood in no time! There are 111 options currently available on HomeAway. Prices start from £24 per night. If that doesn't fit with your family's style, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Cottage: 28 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £51 per night.
  • Hotel: 13 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £84 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 13 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £65 per night.

Can I stay in Mount Dora in a large group?

Whether you're going on a trip with the extended family or spending a few nights away with your old school friends, it's always lots of fun staying under the one roof! And the best news is that HomeAway has options that'll suit. Why not have a squiz at the 32 house holiday rentals listed here? They're the leading choice for big groups of guests. Around the area, the holiday rentals that are suitable for large groups include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 54 properties appropriate for that size. Book a night for as little as £56.
  • Looking for a place for 8 guests? We have 16 that will be ideal. You can get one for as low as £102 a night.
  • Seeking properties for rent catering to 5 guests? You'll be glad to hear we have 15 that will fit the bill. You can score one for as little as £54 per night.

You and all your buddies will be well catered to when you organise your Mount Dora escape with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Mount Dora?

Cut down on those hefty accommodation expenses with a little help from HomeAway. You'll find plenty of great holiday rentals and save loads of cash! When it comes to looking for a great deal, your first stop should be Caroline. Here, HomeAway has 44 holiday rentals at an average price of £76 a night. Northeast Orlando is another place to check out. HomeAway has 81 and the average price is around £106 a night.

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