Lake City travel guide

Lake City Tourism | Lake City Guide

You're Going to Love Lake City

With a population of 12,046, Lake City is a must-see destination in Florida, United States.

When to visit Lake City

Lake City in July
Estimated hotel price
S$ 139
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lake City in July
Estimated hotel price
S$ 139
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Lake City in June, when the average temperature is 26 °C, and the highest can go up to 32 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 6 °C, with an average temperature of 12 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in July, when precipitation is around 190 mm. In contrast, November is usually the driest month of the year in Lake City, with an average rainfall of 50 mm.

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How to Get to Lake City

Plane

Although Lake City doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Gainesville Regional (GNV), which is located 66 km from Lake City.

Car

Another option to get to Lake City is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 220 km from Lake City. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Thrifty, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lake City, including RedCoach, Tornado Bus and FlixBus. From Orlando, the bus ride to Lake City takes 177 km and will cost you around S$ 39. From Tampa, the ticket costs about S$ 129 for a journey of 257 km. Lake City’s bus station is located 0.4 km from the city centre.

Plane

Although Lake City doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Gainesville Regional (GNV), which is located 66 km from Lake City.

Car

Another option to get to Lake City is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 220 km from Lake City. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Thrifty, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lake City, including RedCoach, Tornado Bus and FlixBus. From Orlando, the bus ride to Lake City takes 177 km and will cost you around S$ 39. From Tampa, the ticket costs about S$ 129 for a journey of 257 km. Lake City’s bus station is located 0.4 km from the city centre.

Airlines serving Lake City

Lufthansa
Good (4,683 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,741 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,191 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,448 reviews)
Air France
Good (975 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,099 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,948 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,369 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (219 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,205 reviews)
Finnair
Good (773 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,173 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (849 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,929 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (773 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,548 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (686 reviews)
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Where to stay in Lake City

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Hampton Inn & Suites Lake City and Fairfield Inn & Suites Lake City.

Where to stay in popular areas of Lake City

Most booked hotels in Lake City

Comfort Suites Lake City
2 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 166+
Best Western Plus Lake City
2 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
S$ 137+
Holiday Inn & Suites Lake City
3 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
S$ 181+
Super 8 by Wyndham Lake City
2 stars
Good (7, Good reviews)
S$ 96+
Baymont Inn & Suites Lake City
2 stars
Okay (4.4, Okay reviews)
S$ 66+

Hiring a car in Lake City

Expect to pay S$ 1.36 per litre in Lake City (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.28 and S$ 21.70. The most frequently booked car type in Lake City is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Nissan Versa or similar) is, on average, 33% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 1.36 per litre in Lake City (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.28 and S$ 21.70. The most frequently booked car type in Lake City is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Nissan Versa or similar) is, on average, 33% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.