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Take your pup for a leisurely walk to benefit hospice patients' pets

Orlando Sentinel

Date: 8/18/2015 11:42:00 AM

Alexander St., Mount Dora. Participants are invited to take their four-legged dog for a walk around Lake Dora. Activities will include an adoptable parade, blessing of the animals, lure course for dog attendees, scavenger hunt, silent auction, music

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Lake Dora..

Weather Underground

Date: 8/15/2015 1:00:00 AM

Caption: as seen from our personal watercraft on a guided tour..great fun and so beautiful to see! The giant Cypress trees, draped in gorgeous long veils of Spanish Moss, are said to be between 200 and 2000 yrs old! The canal leads into Lake Eustis which

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Dora Canal..

Weather Underground

Date: 8/15/2015 1:00:00 AM

Caption: entrance from Lake Dora..it's been called 'the most beautiful mile in the world' and I'd have to agree after traveling through it by boat..constructed in the 1800's to enable boat traffic all the way up to Jacksonville and the Atlantic

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'Ice Lake Rebels' features 'Doggone Dora' and Pike Mike and Molly

Examiner

Date: 8/10/2015 7:40:00 PM

"Ice Lake Rebels" Season 2 Episode 3 aired on Sunday night on Animal Planet. If the previous week's episode could be called, "The Newlywed Game," this week's show could be titled "'Dora the Explorer' meets 'The Odd Couple.'" Part of this week's storyline

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Reggae musician Alex Marley to jam at the Mount Dora Seafood Festival

Digital Journal

Date: 7/22/2015 2:21:00 AM

The Mount Dora Seafood Festival runs Sat Aug 15 11AM-9PM and Sun Aug 16 11AM-5PM in Evans park located at the end of Donnelly St on Lake Dora. It is FREE to get into the festival. There will be music all day along with food, beer, wine, crafters and a

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• Surface Area: 4,475 Acres
Lake Dora is one of the seven lakes of the Harris Chain of Lakes. Located in Lake County in central Florida, the lake covers 4,475 acres and is a favorite location for fishing and recreational boating. The Dora Canal connects Lake Dora to Lake Eustis to the north, and Lake Dora is connected to Lake Apopka to the south by way of Lake Beauclair and the Apopka-Beauclair Canal.

The cities of Tavares and Mount Dora occupy the northern and eastern shorelines of Lake Dora, with Mount Dora making a beautiful, picturesque setting nestled on the hills rising to the east. There are two public boat ramps for direct access to Lake Dora: one is located on the northern shore in Tavares and the other is located on the eastern shore in Mount Dora. Both are very nice ramps with plenty of parking for vehicles and boat trailers. The southwestern shore of Lake Dora consists of a wetland with the southeastern shore consisting of a narrow piece of land that separates Lake Dora from Lake Beauclair.

The cities of Tavares and Mount Dora hold several annual festivals that highlight interests from antique wooden boats to antique furniture. The festivals draw thousands of visitors to the area from throughout Florida and the southeastern United States.

Lake Dora is teeming with wildlife, including many types of fish, waterfowl, reptiles, and mammals. The Dora Canal is a popular area for bird-watching and is the main focus of guided tour boats that ply the waters of the area.
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