Grand Prize winner of Reader's Digest's coveted award, "America's Most Interesting Town", is Lake Placid Florida, truly the Jewel in the crown of Highlands County. Ten terrific towns from all over the United States were in the running for this honor. At the end of the contest, Lake Placid, Florida stood out among the rest for the unique variety of its attractions. We are so proud of Lake Placid, and we invite you to come visit our beautiful town. You will be very welcome.