Minneola, Florida, is located 22 miles west of Orlando, Florida. Highway 27 intersects our city, thus providing a major corridor and convenient access to several bordering cities. With a major metropolitan area, an international airport, and major tourist attractions only a short distance away, Minneola has much to offer. It provides a country setting with the convenience of the big city. In addition, central Florida’s mild winters contribute to Minneola’s appeal, making it a very desirable place to reside.
Attractions include The Presidents Hall of Fame, The Winter Garden Heritage Museum, and The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens are all accessible from Minneola. The Dade Battlefield State Historic Site preserves the history of the Dade massacre, which occurred during the Second Seminole War. Local parks include Lake Griffin State Park, Lake Louisa State Park, and Palatlakha Park. There are opportunities for swimming, fishing, and canoeing at Lake Louisa State Park.
Nearby colleges and universities include the Lake-Sumter Community College, Rollins College, Valencia Community College, and Seminole Community College. With 51% of the residents being married, great restaurants, and suburban living, Minneola, a great place to live!