4 things to do in St. Cloud, Florida

Posted on June 11, 2024 by Garber Communities

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St. Cloud, Florida, is the definition of a hidden gem. The city of about 60,000 boasts lakefront views and tons of small-town charm—all just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Orlando and its world-class theme parks.

Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a history lover or simply seeking a relaxing retreat, this charming town has something for everyone.

At Garber Communities, we know this well. St. Cloud is home to the newest Garber Communities property—Canoe Creek RV Resort. It’s the perfect spot for those who want to visit or stay a while. Today, we wanted to share some of our favorite things to do in St. Cloud, Florida.

Reptile World Serpentarium

The Reptile World Serpentarium might look unassuming—but this unique St. Cloud attraction has worldwide reach! Not only can visitors see non-venomous snakes up close, hold baby alligators, feed turtles and visit with Pete the alligator, they can also see some of the world’s deadliest snakes be “milked” for their venom. That same venom is shipped worldwide for medical and research use! The Serpentarium is truly a can’t-miss in St. Cloud, with fun and fascination for all ages. Learn more and plan your visit here.

St. Cloud’s Historic District
Stroll down the charming streets of St. Cloud's Historic downtown and admire the beautifully preserved architecture showcasing the city's rich history. Browse quaint shops filled with local finds and handcrafted pieces. Enjoy a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, and end your day at a cozy café, savoring delicious treats and the warm hospitality that defines St. Cloud.

Get a taste of lake life

If there’s one thing St. Cloud is known for, it’s probably its lakes. The city itself is situated on East Lake Tohopekaliga and is right near Lake Tohopekaliga. Both offer amazing fishing opportunities, with anglers coming from all over to try their luck at hooking trophy-size bass. While there are countless ways to enjoy the water from a boat, there are also ways to soak it in from land. Explore the upland and wetland habitat of Lake Runnymede Conservation Area and see what you can spot, from Sherman’s fox squirrel and bald eagles to gopher tortoises.

Visit world-class theme parks

What would a visit to St. Cloud be without a quick jaunt up the road to some of the world’s best theme parks? St. Cloud is just minutes from Walt Disney World Resort, putting you just steps from the magic. Universal Orlando Resort is also just up the road, not to mention many other smaller attractions and some amazing water parks.

Ready to explore? St. Cloud is the perfect blend of accessible and fun but laid-back, welcoming and relaxing. You’ll feel right at home as soon as you experience this charming area.

Whether you want to park your RV and soak it in or stop and stay awhile, Garber Communities offers fantastic options in St. Cloud, Florida.

Our Canoe Creek community has several mobile homes for sale in Florida right now, plus a growing list of amenities. Click here to learn more or give us a call at 407-949-8629.