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Holidays In Seminole County: Your Event Guide For The Best Holiday Experience!

Holidays In Seminole County: Your Event Guide For The Best Holiday Experience!

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Looking to make this holiday season merry and bright? With our event guide to all the fan-favorite holiday activities in Orlando North, Seminole County, even the Grinches of your group will start to feel the joy of the season. After all your hard work to make sure your friends and family have the best holiday possible, you deserve a night on the town — so don’t...

Food Truck & Fall Festivals in Orlando North: Upcoming Events for November 2022

Food Truck & Fall Festivals in Orlando North: Upcoming Events for November 2022

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Although Florida has a bit of a faux-fall season, with warm temps hanging around long past the pumpkin patches, fall festivities are in full swing in Orlando North, Seminole County. Whether you’re looking for fun for the whole family or a date night spot to impress someone special, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for within our county...

The Best Voluntourism Opportunities In Seminole County For 2022!

The Best Voluntourism Opportunities In Seminole County For 2022!

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Orlando North, Seminole County isn’t defined by imaginary lines on a map but by our passion for taking care of the people and places that make life sweet. The spirit of giving back runs deep in our area, and if you’ve been looking for an opportunity to take part in a worthy cause while experiencing the beauty of Florida, you’ve come to the right...

Enjoy a Long LGBTQ-Friendly Weekend in Orlando North

Enjoy a Long LGBTQ-Friendly Weekend in Orlando North

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An Orlando vacation might be an LGBTQ-friendly destination that comes to mind when planning a trip to Florida. Afterall, who doesn’t love being gay at Disney or Universal Studios? But there is more to Orlando than those parks, and we don’t mean Legoland. Orlando North is just 25 minutes north of Downtown and is comprised of Sanford, Lake Mary, Oviedo,...

Discover Your Ultimate Orlando North Itinerary for an Exciting 2022

Discover Your Ultimate Orlando North Itinerary for an Exciting 2022

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"What do you want to do today?” If that question sends a wave of decision paralysis your way, we know the feeling. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We recently launched our “How to Do Orlando North Like a Local” microsite to make planning a day, weekend, or longer stay in Orlando North totally stress-free. Here’s...

The Top Breweries You Must Visit in Orlando North, Seminole County

The Top Breweries You Must Visit in Orlando North, Seminole County

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Beer lovers rejoice! Brewery-hopping is officially one of the most popular ways to spend a weekend. Don’t want to wait for Saturday? After-work “hoppy hours” make for a perfect mid-week pick-me-up. In Orlando North, a bustling craft beer scene means the only challenge you’ll have is which brewery to visit first. Check out this guide...

Top Unique Indoor Attractions in Orlando North to Visit in 2022

Top Unique Indoor Attractions in Orlando North to Visit in 2022

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While Florida is known as the Sunshine State, Orlando North is known for its afternoon rainstorms, especially during the summer months. While our temps hover at moderate numbers most of the year, there are those days when it’s too sweltering hot or frosty to be outside. Whether you need a backup plan in case your outdoor adventure gets rained on or you’re...

Your 2021 Holiday Event Guide: The Best Holiday Experiences in Orlando North

Your 2021 Holiday Event Guide: The Best Holiday Experiences in Orlando North

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Hear that? Those jingling sleigh bells can only mean one thing — the holidays are (finally) here! It’s time to get excited for hot cocoa on cool nights, crossing off items on your holiday shopping list, and festive events popping up around Orlando North all season long. If you’re looking for holiday fun in Orlando, keep reading for family...

5 of the Most Haunted Places You Can Visit in Orlando North, Seminole County

5 of the Most Haunted Places You Can Visit in Orlando North, Seminole County

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If you are looking to have a truly haunted experience in Central Florida this Halloween season, look no further than Orlando North! Seminole County was officially founded in 1913, however, its rich history spans much farther in the past. From haunted highways to floating lights, and resident ghost cats here is a list of real haunted places you can visit in Orlando...

Seminole Bar Crawl: Taste Test Your Way Through Local Pubs and Breweries

Seminole Bar Crawl: Taste Test Your Way Through Local Pubs and Breweries

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Looking for a new way to experience Central Florida? Well, we’ve got the perfect bar crawl itinerary for you and your friends! Start your adventure in Sanford and follow our tour all the way to Altamonte Springs. From craft beers to fine wines, we’ve got something for every palate. Read along to find out where your bar crawl journey will take you. Sanford...

A Relaxing Day in Oviedo

A Relaxing Day in Oviedo

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Oviedo, Florida is one of Central Florida’s treasure troves of unique and adventurous things to do. If you are the type to search for off-the-beaten-path experiences and charming towns, full of friendly faces and rich history, then a day spent in Oviedo is just the thing for you. Here are a few things to help get you exploring the area. Enjoy a Relaxing...

4 Perfect Event Spaces for Your Next Business Meeting in Seminole County

4 Perfect Event Spaces for Your Next Business Meeting in Seminole County

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If you're planning your next business meeting but want to get away from the tourists and crowds in Orlando, look no further than hosting at a venue in Seminole County. Orlando North offers that escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, while still offering amenities, attractions, and fantastic food options. Whether you're looking to have a team-building...