Named on Trip Advisors list of "Top 10 Things To Do in Florida." The Stetson Mansion is the largest, grandest and most historic home ever built in Florida before the 20th century. Built for famed hat maker in 1886, it is one of the first homes in the world designed and built with Edison electricity. Dozens of intricate parquet floor patterns and window designs are just part of the lively guided tour experience. Visitors are treated like guests in this private home. Other guests have been Pres. Cleveland, the King of England, Tiffany and Edison.
The home has been renovated and restored with every modern convenience.While it remains a private residence, all access tours allow visitors to see every room.The annual "Christmas Spectacular!" Nov 15 - Jan 15, is considered the most elaborate holiday display in Florida.