One Of The Most Unique Towns In America, Lake Placid Is Perfect For A Day Trip In Florida
By Marisa Roman|Published July 08, 2021
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
The small town of Lake Placid, Florida has garnered a few nicknames over the years. The first is the “Town of Murals,” considering there are nearly 50 murals throughout the small town, each representing a colorful and an important piece of the town’s history. Second, Lake Placid is known as “The Caladium Capital of the World” as it grows around 80 percent of the world’s caladiums, as well as draws thousands of people every year for the annual caladium festival. Finally, the last nickname is from Reader’s Digest, which dubbed Lake Placid, Florida “America’s Most Interesting Town.” Take a look for yourself, and see if you agree!
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