Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Lake City

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Lake City. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the lake, football games and hiking. North Florida Speedway and Florida Nature and Heritage Tourism Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Lake City

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Lake City a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southside Recreation Complex (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
  • Suwannee River Valley Golf Club (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
  • Ginnie Springs (25 mi / 40.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Lake City

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lake City is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southside Recreation Complex (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Big Shoals State Park (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Stephen Foster State Folk Center (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Osceola National Forest (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Ichetucknee Springs State Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lake City

Fly into Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), the closest airport, located 41 mi (66 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Lake City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 75 holiday lettings near Lake City. From 41 Houses to 20 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lake City for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lake City?

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

  • North Florida Speedway: 30 holiday lettings
  • Shands Lake Shore Medical Center: 17 holiday lettings
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center: 22 holiday lettings
  • Lake City Columbia County Historical Museum: 19 holiday lettings
  • Epiphany Catholic Church: 32 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lake City 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 Lake City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 41 Houses in Lake City. Our other popular types of Lake City holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 20 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lake City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Lake City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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