It’s no secret that Central Florida’s population has been booming over the past five years. Which has meant even more growth for our hospitals; UF Health The Villages® Hospital and UF Health Leesburg Hospital. And as our rich culture of diversity and inclusion attracts more and more medical professionals new to Central Florida, we’ve put together a few of our favorite places to enjoy the fun and sun as a new Florida resident. In addition, you’ll find a list of schools in the vicinity along with some useful information on relocating to the Central Florida area.
Outdoors and Attractions
With the perfect blend of scenic landscapes and community culture, The Villages and Leesburg, FL, are ideal locations for entertainment and sanctuary. With a number of lakes and golf courses, you’ll find plenty of entertainment and activities right within walking distance. Looking for something with a more downtown feel? Head to Lake Sumter Landing and enjoy a sun-filled stroll along the boardwalk. With great shops, community events, boating and fantastic restaurants, Lake Sumter Landing offers a great night out for the whole family.
If you’re in the mood for more of an outdoor weekend adventure, hop in the car and head 40 minutes north to Ocala National Forest. With campgrounds, kayaking, hiking trails and plenty of beautiful wildlife, this 4.5 star rated TripAdvisor destination is just what the doctor ordered for an outdoor retreat.
Or if it’s something more magical you’re after, just head south and you’re roughly an hour away from downtown Orlando. With world-famous Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, NBA’s Orlando Magic, MLS’s Orlando City Soccer Club, Orlando Ballet, art festivals, and a wide variety of musical theater and performance arts, there’s something for everyone in Orlando.
Central Florida is home to a number of educational institutions and resources for life-long learning. Whether it’s elementary schools for the little ones or advanced college courses at one of our universities, you’ll find an assortment of schools and libraries right in the area:
- The University of Florida
- Lake-Sumter State College
- Beacon College
- Rollins College
- Leesburg High School
- Travares High School
- Liberty Christian Preparatory School
- Carver Middle School
Please note: As a service to you, we have provided a list of relevant school links in the area. These sites have no official affiliation with UF Health Central Florida nor do we approve or disapprove of their content.
Housing and Relocation
When it comes to housing and relocation to Central Florida, you’ll find a wide variety of options to meet your style and budget. Below are some helpful links for your search. With year-round sunny weather, plenty of outdoor activities and some of the world’s largest attractions, Central Florida is a great place to be. We hope you join us.
Please visit the following links for more information on housing in the Central Florida area:
Please visit the following links for more information on relocating to the Central Florida area:
Please note: As a service to you, we have provided a list of relevant links. These sites have no official affiliation with UF Health Central Florida nor do we approve or disapprove of their content.
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