A unique Florida county found south of Orlando and Kissimmee, Highlands County Florida is the home of Sebring, Florida. Those seeking the peace and tranquility of the forest will find Highlands County rather appealing.
Costa Farms, Advanced Drainage Systems, Sebring International Raceway, and Lockwood Aviation provide a large amount of employment for the county. It's built upon top industries, such as:
AdventHealth, Wal-Mart, Publix, Alan Jay Automotive network, the local School Board, South Florida State College, and Lake Placid Health & Rehabilitation Center are all rather large employers for the area.
Spending time in Highlands County will introduce you to several incredible things to do and places to go. Highlands County offers plenty of things to do with all types of great shopping, dining, and attractions throughout.
Downtown Sebring is very popular with a circular design, a flower-filled park, massive oak trees, music playing, and plenty of things to do. It's home to Dee's Place, Sandy's Circle Cafe, Steve & Co., The Circle Theater, and the Children's Museum of the Highlands. You'll also find antique shops and art galleries here with a real barbershop and a wonderful book store called Linda's Books.
Lake Jackson is also located here with plenty of things to do including plenty of water activities. Along with the activities on the lake, residents enjoy several attractions around the Lake Jackson area including the Highlands Little Theatre, the Yellow House Gallery and Visual Arts Center, a Public Library, the Sebring Historical Society, and the Highlands Museum of the Arts.
Of course, the most popular and maybe the most well-known attraction in Highlands County is the Highlands Hammock State Park. This state park offers plenty of beauty throughout with all types of things to do and places to explore.
The county is also home to the Sebring International Raceway, which is a very popular spot for racing fans. Residents enjoy easy access to Lake Placid, beautiful murals found throughout, the Henscratch Farms Vineyard and Winery, and so much more. Other attractions and things to do in Highlands County include:
Several other art galleries, museums, and other attractions are found throughout, along with plenty of dining and shopping options.
Highlands County offers a number of great annual events for residents and visitors to enjoy. Some of the top options include:
Many events happen at the Sebring International Raceway every single year and plenty of other events happen throughout the county, as well.
It's not uncommon for live music to be a part of every weekend with so many music festivals and options for residents to enjoy.