Top 5 Reasons to Visit Clermont
Clermont is an area about 20 minutes North West of downtown Orlando and can be quickly accessed by taking the Central Florida Turnpike. Whether you’re a beer lover, a foodie, or an outdoor enthusiast, you’ll find something to enjoy on a day trip in Clermont. Here are my Top 5 reasons you should visit Clermont.
Craft Beer Scene
Clermont is home to a few fantastic breweries. Cue up the google maps directions and head to Clermont Brewing Company, Suncreek Brewery, and Sud’s Saloon. These establishments offer a variety of beers, from classic American styles to ciders and seltzers to more experimental brews (Don’t miss one of my favorites, Sun Squishy IPA at Suncreek). Clermont and Suncreek also have food options, so you can enjoy your beer and food in one place.
In addition to its breweries, Clermont also has a vibrant food scene. Some of the best rated restaurants in Clermont include Corelli’s Pantry, Ceviche Express, and Montrose Street Market. These restaurants serve up everything from Italian food to Peruvian ceviche to a variety of food trucks.
Biking the West Orange Trail and Clermont Loop
Clermont is also home to two great bike trails: the West Orange Trail and the Clermont Loop. The West Orange Trail is a 22-mile paved trail that runs through Clermont and Lake County. The Clermont Loop is a 12-mile paved trail that circles Lake Minneola. Both trails are great for a leisurely bike ride or a more challenging workout.
Relaxing on Lake Minneola
Lake Minneola is a great place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. You can go swimming, boating, fishing, or simply take a walk along the lakeshore.
There are a number of amenities built around the lake, including boat ramps, picnic areas, and playgrounds. There are also a number of restaurants and shops located near the lake, so you can easily find something to eat or do after you’ve finished relaxing on the water.
Exploring Clermont’s Arts Scene
Clermont is home to a number of art galleries and studios, as well as a performing arts center. The Clermont Performing Arts Center is a great place to see a show, and they often host a variety of events, including concerts, plays, and dance recitals.
In addition to the performing arts center, Clermont also has a number of art galleries and studios. These galleries are a great place to see the work of local artists, and they often host workshops and classes.
So what are you waiting for? Come to Clermont and experience all that this city has to offer!