Lake City travel guide

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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
€96
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lake City in July
Estimated hotel price
€96
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 Dollar and Alamo, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Lake City using RedCoach or FlixBus. From Orlando, the bus ride to Lake City takes 185 km and will cost you around €54. From Tampa, the ticket costs about €70 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 Dollar and Alamo, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Lake City using RedCoach or FlixBus. From Orlando, the bus ride to Lake City takes 185 km and will cost you around €54. From Tampa, the ticket costs about €70 for a journey of 257 km. Lake City’s bus station is located 0.4 km from the city centre.

Airports near Lake City

Airlines serving Lake City

Lufthansa
Good (4,575 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,401 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,592 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,277 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,545 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,926 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,482 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,664 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (884 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (834 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,152 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,464 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (830 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (703 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,629 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)
€122+
Best Western Plus Lake City
2 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
€127+
Americas Best Value Inn - Lake City
2 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
€75+
Holiday Inn & Suites Lake City
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
€122+
Baymont Inn & Suites Lake City
2 stars
Okay (4.3, Okay reviews)
€46+

Hiring a car in Lake City

Expect to pay €0.96 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 €11.50 and €15.34. The most frequently booked car type in Lake City is Intermediate (Mazda Mazda3 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 26% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay €0.96 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 €11.50 and €15.34. The most frequently booked car type in Lake City is Intermediate (Mazda Mazda3 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 26% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.