Lehigh Acres has become a popular destination for families, seniors and snowbirds. With over 86,000 residents. The population has quintupled from 1990 to 2010 and it is still growing. There are new homes being built daily along with more grocery stores and restaurants to accommodate the continually growing community. Lehigh Acres also has a hospital and several assisted living communities, but that's not all.
Lehigh Acres is also home to 175 miles of canals, ponds and lakes. There are 16 well-stocked fishing lakes in Lehigh Acres. Besides fishing and boating Lehigh Acres also offers 5 golf courses like Majestic golf club and Westminster golf club. Lehigh Acres also has several parks available that offer bike and jog paths. Veteran's park, has a recreation center that offers treadmills and stationary bikes at an affordable yearly fee. There are two dog-friendly parks, Trailer head park which is a on leash park and Paws 4 Duty which is an off leash park. Lehigh Acres offers horse riding at Five Star Stables.
Lehigh Acres is close to several attractions such as Jet Blue Park which, home to The Boston Red Sox and Century Link home of the Minnesota Twins spring training facilities. That's not all that is close to Lehigh Acres, there is also the Calusa Nature Center, Manatee Park, where you can view manatees relaxing in the warm waters of the park during the winter months. Southwest Florida international airport is only a 30-minute drive from Lehigh Acres.