Clermont: A Well Kept Secret!
The City of Clermont is probably the most scenic in Central Florida. Its terrain consists of hills and lakes, which together create a beautiful landscape. It was recently named 'Choice of Champions,' due to the fact that Olympic hopefuls come to Clermont to train. The National Training Center features many facilities, including an Olympic size swimming pool, soccer fields, as well as areas for other sports. It's conveniently located adjacent to the local Hospital and it's surrounding medical community. In the downtown area, you'll find historic homes and buildings, as well as established neighborhoods surrounding it. In recent years, the city has experienced major growth, with numerous new communities, as well as commercial areas, under construction. Parks are plentiful and well maintained. The one closest to downtown features a pristine, sandy beach area with a swimming area on one of the lakes. Last year, the City opened a huge Community Center, which features an Olympic size swimming pool, a massive auditorium, and countless activity/meeting rooms. It sits on one of the highest hills, which allows for some spectacular views. Very few small towns can boast of having such a wonderful addition. Most of The public schools are rated in the 'A' and 'B' range. The teaching staffs are dedicated to achieving the best education possible. The number of restaurant choices is amazing. There are many ethnic, as well as locally owned, plus most of the well-known franchises, from which to choose. And, thankfully, finding places to shop is never a challenge. All roads, leading into and out of Clermont, have been widened recently, which has made access to other cities and towns quite easy. There are currently several exits, and ramps leading onto the Florida Turnpike, with a new one coming soon. Some of the featured attractions within a short distance, are Disneyworld, Universal Studios, Seaworld, and Downtown Orlando. Clermont is also located halfway between both coasts. The Atlantic Ocean offers vast amounts of beach, with some great waves for surfing. The Gulf of Mexico coastline is less crowded, but offers fewer beaches. Hopefully, this brief overview of The City of Clermont has tweeked your interest, as well as your curiosity. There's no doubt you'll be amazed and enthralled when you come for a visit. We'll be waiting for you!!