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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: The Villages, FL
Event Name: Lake Sumter Landing
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 108783 2018/Y1470
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 & 10 Km - 1A
Description: The 5 and 10km self-paced walk at The Villages provides views of the commercial and Villages lifestyle. It is a retirement community in central Florida south of Ocala. The route on sidewalks and multi-modal trails provides views of the Cherry Lake/Lake Sumter, Lake Sumter Landing Town Square, gardens, residential, business, and athletic areas of The Villages. Restrooms at the start, pools, & rec centers. Strollers and wheelchairs welcomed. Leashed pets are allowed. Please carry water. Walk in daylight hours. The walk registration box is at located on the floor in "The Market" to the right just inside the main door.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Boardwalks, Ice Cream Parlors, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Walk in daylight hours
Location: The Villages-Lake Sumter Landing
Start Point / Driving Directions: Map: http://tinyurl.com/Villages-Waterfront. GPS coord: 28.9096186,-81.9780424 The Villages Waterfront Inn is at 1105 Lake Shore Drive. Do not park in the lot in from of the the Inn. From Orlando use FL408W to the Turnpike to exit 304. Turn right on US 301. Go 3.4 mi to County Rd 472. Turn right for 2.5 mi. At Buena Vista Blvd. turn right for 1.5 mi. Turn left on Old Mill Run to Inn on left. From US 441N go left at County Rd. 466 in Lady Lake 2.9 mi. Turn left on Morse Blvd. past the round about, across bridge to next round about. Go right on Lake Sumter Lndg, go right on Old Mill Run to The Waterfront Inn on the right.. From I75N/S use exit 329, FL44, and turn right from south (left from north). Turn left on US 301 and go 4.4 mi. Turn right on County Rd 472 for 2.5mi. At Buena Vista Blvd. turn right for 1.5 mi. Turn left on Old Mill Run to Inn on left.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: A large variety of restaurants are available.
Host Club: Mid-Florida Milers Walking Club
Contact: Jan Van Vlack (317) 300-0526
Website: www.midfloridamilers.org/yre.html (in Dec 2015)
E-Mail Contact: jvanvlack@gmail.com