Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Tavares

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Tavares. This city's lake, restaurants and kayaking draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Tavares

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Tavares a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Evans Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Country Club of Mount Dora (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Plantation Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Lakeridge Winery (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Palisades Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Bella Collina Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Tavares

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Tavares is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wooten Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Trimble Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Evans Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Donnelly Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Gilbert Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Carver Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Tavares

The nearest airport is in Leesburg, FL (LEE-Leesburg Intl.), located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Orlando, FL (SFB-Orlando Sanford Intl.), which is 29.7 mi (47.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Tavares?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 996 vacation rentals near Tavares. From 643 Houses to 30 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Tavares for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Tavares?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Tavares:

  • Florida Center: 129 vacation rentals
  • Lake Sumter Landing: 283 vacation rentals
  • Southeast Orlando: 47,352 vacation rentals
  • Central Business District: 25 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 38 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Tavares?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Tavares. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Wooten Park: 769 vacation rentals
  • TableTop Team Trivia: 759 vacation rentals
  • Village Green Golf Course: 518 vacation rentals
  • Universal Studios: 45,519 vacation rentals
  • Tinker Field: 40,231 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tavares listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Tavares?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 643 Houses in Tavares. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Tavares include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 30 rentals available
  • Cottages: 57 rentals available
  • Villas: 204 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Tavares?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 651 vacation rentals with pool available in Tavares. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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