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Take a recreational break to Sebring, Florida this year and discover the wide range of opportunities available to you in this small historic city, also known as 'The City on the Circle'. Looking for a place to stay? Book your Sebring vacation rental with FlipKey today to secure your dream vacation.

About Sebring

Sebring is in Highlands County and is known as 'The City on the Circle', which references to the circle center of the downtown area. With a population of just over 10,491, this small community is a newly discovered tourist attraction which is sure to satisfy all interests.

'Sebring' got its name from pottery manufacturer George E. Sebring, who initially founded the city in 1912. He came up with. and designed, the circular downtown plan, to bring the community together and create a focal point within the city. His plan was cleverly based on the ancient city of Heliopolis.

This quaint downtown area has been classified as a historic district from the 1920s and registered as a historic place in the US. During the 1950s, Sebring introduced the activity of international sports racing, which takes place at Sebring International Raceway and hosts the Formula One US Grand Prix.

What to do

Sebring offers a lively atmosphere, with a blend of excellent stores, restaurants and bars within the downtown area. For shopaholics, you won't want to miss Sebring's very own Lakeshore Mall. Here, you'll discover all of the top and current fashions which attracts millions of visitors each year. There's also a cinema and other entertainment shows within the complex.

For car and motor enthusiasts, it goes without saying that a trip to the Sebring International Raceway is a must. The raceway is formed of a 3.7-mile circuit which has been tested by some of the greatest racing drivers of our time. Whatever time you decide to take a trip, you'll be sure to catch an event here.

 To get little fresh air, why not take a trip to Lake Istokpoga? Locals and tourists make their way here to try their hand at bass fishing and swimming in the crystal-clear waters.

Top Sebring travel tips

The only way to make your way around the city would be to hire a taxi, car, or of course drive your own. U.S Route 27 is the only major road to enter Sebring which leads to the rest of the state.

Having said that, Sebring does have its own railroad transportation by Amtrak, which can transport to Miami, Tampa, Orlando and New York, but this would only be suitable if you're looking to make external trips.

Once in the downtown area, you can reach everything by foot, as most action is just a few blocks away.

Take a trip to historical Sebring this year to discover a laid-back community, with plenty of cultural and recreational activities to keep you entertained. Hire a Sebring vacation rental with FlipKey today by browsing our website for a wide range of options.