Lake Placid, Florida, is known as the town of murals. Thousands of people from all over the world visit this small town each year to view the 36 awesome murals which have been painted on the sides of various buildings throughout the town. These murals tell the history of Lake Placid in an awesome way. Be sure to begin your driving or walking tour at the Welcome Center/Chamber of Commerce on Oak Street, where you can get a mural tour book that will explain the full meaning behind each of the fabulous paintings. You'll be able to see the original mural there, too.