Highlands County TV Coverage Receives an Emmy Award

Highlands County Television Coverage Receives EMMY® Award

SEBRING, Fla. (Dec. 13, 2017) – On Dec. 2, Orlando-based television segment “Florida on a Tankful” won a Suncoast EMMY® Award for stories told from Highlands County.  Maxwell Groves, Sebring Soda & Ice Cream Works and the Hotel Jacaranda’s elaborate holiday décor were all submitted by Florida on a Tankful reporter Scott Fais as part of an entry in the Nostalgia Category.  

A.J. Foyt Named Sebring Grand Marshal

Racing legend A.J. Foyt will serve as Grand Marshal at the 66th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, March 14-17, 2018, at Sebring International Raceway.

Foyt recorded the final win of his illustrious driving career at the 1985 Sebring 12-hour race, co-driving with Bob Wollek in a Porsche 962. Other Sebring podium finishes for Foyt were a second-place in 1967 driving a Ford GT with Lloyd Ruby and third place in 1984 driving a Porsche with Wollek and Derek Bell. 

Florida's Citrus Golf Trail in Spotlight For November Episode of Traveling Golfer

Sebring's Citrus Golf Trail is an affordable golf-rich area in South Central Florida that combines a relaxed lifestyle with quality golf. And there is the added allure of the Sebring International Raceway, home of the famed 12 Hours of Sebring auto endurance race.

Visit Sebring Earns Top Marketing Award

Visit Sebring, the destination marketing organization for Highlands County, is proud to be the recipient of a first place Flagler Award known as “The Henry.” Each year the Flagler Awards, a statewide competition recognizing outstanding Florida tourism marketing, pays tribute to the determined efforts of those who use their skill, resourcefulness, creativity and innovative spirit to market Florida to the world.

12 Hours of Sebring Voted #4 Best Motorsports Races in the World

USAToday 10Best Reader's Choice Selects Sebring For Repeat Honor With Impressive Top Five Finish

Sebring, FL - Sebring International Raceway’s legendary 12-hour endurance race has been voted as one of the world’s ten best motorsports races in the USAToday 10Best competition.

Sebring's Highlands Hammock State Park Ranks High Among Bidiversity

One of Florida's oldest parks, opening to the public in 1931, Highlands Hammock was established when local citizens came together to promote the hammock as a candidate for national park status. During the Great Depression, prior to World War II, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) developed additional park facilities and the beginnings of a botanical garden.

Sebring Ranks #11 of Top 20 Small Cities in Florida

Thinking of fun and sun for retirement or an extended stay? If the sunshine state of Florida is on your list, you’ll find a lot of great small towns in the state offering a variety of different pluses. While you definitely get sun anywhere in Florida, just where you live will determine the type of experience you have in this favorite state for retirees and snow birds.

Sebring Ranks in Top 20 Small Cities in Florida

If one’s goal is to enjoy the Florida sun far from the hassle of tourists and beaches, Sebring is the perfect choice. Located in the southern center of the state, Wikipedia reports Sebring has a population of 10,000 as of the 2010 census.

The town is best known for its Sebring International Raceway, home of the annual 12 Hours of Sebring. According to the city’s website, this race is a part of the triple crown of American Le Mans Series and is the primary source of visitors each year.