The Chain of Lakes resort is just minutes from fun local activities, festivals, and more. Guests can enjoy backcountry bird watching, visiting LEGOLAND FLORIDA and all central florida's amusement parks, hiking in the local state parks, or biking around Lake Howard. The Audubon Society is nearby and offers special walking tours every other Saturday. The surrounding area offers an endless list of outdoor recreation, Including golfing, biking, and fishing, swimming, or skiing on the many lakes. You'll find Eagle Ridge Mall nearby offering an arcade, indoor mini golf, bowling, cinema, and of course, excellent shopping and dining.