Sunshine Village Resort is perfectly located to many of Florida’s best attractions, regional and local shopping, cultural and performance art venues, fishing, boating, hiking, biking and many more great life experiences. To the West within 40 minutes, are Florida’s well known Gulf Coast beaches and cities. As well, the beautiful East coast beaches of Daytona, Smyrna and Ormond are less than a day trip away.
While our resort is located within the quiet countryside of Sumter County, we are strategically located an equal distance from the action and adventure of both Orlando and Tampa; less than 1 hour.
Sporting and Recreational Activities
For the healthy lifestyle enthusiast there are plenty of outdoor recreational venues in the area. Within 5-10 minutes, there is canoeing/kayaking, boating, fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding and more. For golfing, you’ll find several quality golf courses within 30 minutes. Finally, if you are living life in the fast lane, you can experience air boating, skydiving, off road vehicle and motocross riding to your hearts content.
Area Golf Courses Include:
Forests, Parks, Vineyards:
Central Florida is home to many historic places. Here are a few located near by:
- Baker House
- Community of Royal
- Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
- Florida National Cemetery
- Fort Armstrong Historical Monument
Indoor Entertainment Activities
If you want a break from being in the sun, there are tons of things to do that take place inside air conditioned buildings. Each of the three Villages Town Centers offers a special atmosphere and plenty of fun. Check out the fully digital Barnstormer Theater in Brownwood followed by dining on the water at Amelia’s in Lake Sumter Landing. For dessert, consider Kilwin’s Chocolate and Ice Cream at Spanish Springs. All of these town center malls provide ample shopping and dining options, as well as free live entertainment 365 nights a year.