Though Florida may be better known for its many beaches, these photos of our gorgeous lakes are sure to win over a few visitors looking for an escape from the daily grind. Lakes in Florida are known for their wildlife diversity and ecosystems. These lakes are downright mystifying—and you need to experience them for yourself.

Here are 12 beautiful Florida lakes with a magical aura about them:

Florida is known for its plentiful water, and while most seek out the beaches, give these Florida lakes a chance to show you Florida in a new and sunny light!What are your favorite lakes in Florida? Please share comments and photos with us here and on our Facebook page.

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Where can I find the bluest water in Florida?

Florida has nearly every kind of water locals and tourists might want to explore, all throughout the year. Visitors to Florida seeking the bluest water can find it in Destin, Florida, where the beaches are regularly listed as the clearest in the state.

Are there any natural lazy rivers in Florida?

Natural lazy rivers offer a great way to experience Florida's natural environments in fun ways! Raft, kayak, or go tubing at many lazy rivers in the state. There are at least a dozen natural lazy rivers in Florida. To find some of the best lazy rivers, visit these six.

What are the most beautiful beaches in Florida?

With nearly 200 official beaches in the state, there are many beautiful beaches to choose from. Florida's attractive weather is year-round, making it an ideal place for beachgoers. Naples Beach, Delray Beach, and Bahia Honda are just some of the top-rated beaches in Florida.

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