For an area that began its life as a residential community, Lakewood Ranch, Florida has really taken off. Today, it attracts visitors on vacation to its upscale boutiques, fine restaurants, wonderful rentals and hotels, championship golf courses and miles of recreational trails. While you’re here, check out Main Street for everything from Parisian cafes to a Scottish pub. And don’t miss catching a mainstream or indie flick at the small movie theater, the farmer’s market and all of the regularly held events, festivals and concerts.
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