Welcome to Sebring, a slice of Old Florida where ranchers and citrus growers meet with farm to table restaurants, and locals play (alongside, but far away) with alligators, turtles and birds in ancient forests, plentiful lakes, and cypress swamps.
As soon as we drove into this “land of shade” I relaxed and felt connected. It was if the giant oak, pines, and palmettos whispered, “You’re here now, you can breathe again. Just sit back, relax and take it all in.”
Get Lost in Nature at Highlands Hammock State Park
From the big to the small, you’ll find some of Florida’s most scenic lakes, each offering different kinds of activities. Always speak to the locals to know the safest areas for swimming. This is gator country!
Let the murals take you straight to Morty and Edna’s Craft Kitchen located in the revitalized old newspaper building. Talk to any local, and they’ll tell you Morty’s is the place where everything tastes good.