War, innovation, tragedy and political intrigue have each logged visits to Sumter County over the years. The county’s history is rich and adventurous, and it seems every nook and cranny has a story to tell.
Scenic Nature Itinerary
If you love the outdoors, you’ll love Sumter. Bring your picnic basket and mountain bike. Our gorgeous parks and trails are the perfect place to wander, play and explore. Lose yourself, find yourself, or both.
Whether you’re a shopaholic, movie buff or party animal, Sumter County has plenty to keep you hopping. You’ll drop out before you shop out, and The Villages’ town centers are each an event unto themselves.
Sumter County is a paradise for those who love sunshine and Mother Nature. We have fantastic trails, numerous boat ramps and more fishing holes than you can count. Welcome to Sumter County!