Live the Florida Dream
Water Ridge makes it easy to live the Florida dream with your loved ones. Home life at Water Ridge seems like a perpetual vacation at a luxury lakeside resort. Boating, fishing, waterskiing and more are accessible directly from the three stunning lakes onsite in addition to resort-style amenities such as, swimming pools, tennis, and a fitness center. Moreover, the Sunshine State lives up to its name with a wide variety of fun-in-the-sun activities for outdoor enthusiasts. The lakefront lifestyle is a rare way of life due to limited availability – Water Ridge gives families the chance to live this luxury lifestyle.
Boating: Choose to launch your boat in Lake Medora, Lake Van or Lake Alfred for a day of leisure on the lake.
Fishing: Fishermen can set out early for a relaxing day of the best Bass, Crappie, and Catfish fishing in the area.
Waterskiing: Glassy lake conditions and warm weather makes Water Ridge lakes perfect for those learning or the avid skier.
Kayaking: Water Ridge offers lake access to all residents, so feel free to launch a kayak for a day of exploration on the lake of your choice.
Bird Watching: Bald eagles, egrets and herons are just a few of the birds spotted in the area.
Hiking: There are plenty of hiking and nature trails nearby including Circle B Bar Reserve and the 29-mile General James A. Van Fleet State Trail that stretches across Lake, Polk and Sumter counties.
Fitness Activities: Running, hiking, walking, biking, yoga, weight training and more – all are available nearby.
Shopping: Local shopping includes malls and well-known shopping plazas, but within a short drive to Tampa and Orlando you can choose from luxury shopping malls and outlets galore!
Antique Markets: The area is known for its antiques and collectibles. Treasure hunters will love a day of hunting for unique finds.
Dining: Everything from fine dining to family style is readily available nearby.
Beaches: Within approximately an hour’s drive, residents can enjoy the Gulf Coast. A slightly longer drive and you can visit Daytona and Cocoa Beach.
Famous Attractions: Thrill seekers won’t want to miss the amazing Florida Resident deals available for Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal® Orlando, SeaWorld®, and Busch Gardens® Tampa – all are nearby and offer discounted rates for locals. The closest amusement park by far is Legoland® – it’s located less than 12 miles from Water Ridge and offers fun for the whole family.
The Fun Doesn’t Stop Here
The local area surrounding Water Ridge has a rich history and wonderful areas of interest. Explore the downtown cities of Auburndale, Winter Haven and Lakeland for quaint activities, festivals, and unique shopping and dining venues. By far, boating is a favorite local activity, and many ski shows are available on various lakes. For an afternoon of fun, take the family for a tour through the Chain of Lakes in Winter Haven. Depending on boat traffic, it takes approximately an hour to travel through all the lakes, and you can enjoy the ski show at Legoland® from your boat on Lake Eloise!