The Festival City

Mount Dora has a long history of festivals and events that happen throughout the year.

Hospitality at its Finest

Unwind from your day at one of our historic inns, vacation cottages or an award-winning bed-and-breakfast.

Charming Downtown

Mount Dora boasts a wide variety of retail, gift & specialty shops, stores and boutiques lining charming streets with views of Lake Dora.

A Shoreline City

This view of Downtown Mount Dora from Lake Dora is just one of many spectacular views you will see on a waterways tour.

Welcome to Mount Dora!

'Someplace Special' to Play, Shop, Dine, Stay... The City of Mount Dora truly is 'Someplace Special,' a charming, one-hundred plus year old historic village in the heart of Central Florida on the shores of beautiful Lake Dora in the Harris Chain of Lakes. Join us for one of our nationally known annual festivals, go fishing in the "Bass Capital of the World," or simply relax and escape the hustle and bustle of every day life. Bring the entire family and enjoy and old-fashioned, small town celebration.

Explore the Town

The Polar Express Train Ride
 

The Polar Express Train Ride

Take a magical ride to the North Pole to visit with Santa.
Mount Dora Live
 

Mount Dora Live

Experience world-class entertainment in Mount Dora, the Central Florida entertainment destination!
Stay at a Bed & Breakfast
 

Stay at a Bed & Breakfast

Mount Dora is known for its quaint and cozy bed and breakfast inns all within walking distance of downtown Mount Dora.
The Famous Dora Canal
 

The Famous Dora Canal

The most well-known waterway in Lake County! Lined with towering cypress trees draped with Spanish moss, the Dora Canal is a safe haven for nesting ospreys, herons and egrets. Often described as "the most beautiful mile of Waterway in the world!"
Take a Flightseeing Tour
 

Take a Flightseeing Tour

Tour Mount Dora in a Seaplane and experience a water take-off and landing!
Visit the Lighthouse
 

Visit the Lighthouse

The Mount Dora Lighthouse is just a short walk from beautiful downtown .

Around the Lake - Video Lineup of Mount Dora Events