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Fun and Safe Outdoor Adventures at Wekiva Island

Fun and Safe Outdoor Adventures at Wekiva Island

Nature & Outdoor

    How does plunging into crystal-clear, 72-degree water sound? Or paddling a kayak through it, stopping occasionally to dip your toes into its cool, refreshing embrace? It’s easy at Wekiva Island, Central Florida’s favorite watering hole. You can simply jump into the Wekiva River and swim and float to your heart’s...

3 De los Mejores Senderos en Orlando Norte

3 De los Mejores Senderos en Orlando Norte

Nature & Outdoor

¿Eres un amante de la naturaleza y te apasiona explorar nuevos lugares? Si es así, Orlando Norte lo tiene cubierto! Justo a las afueras de los centros comerciales y restaurantes de Orlando Norte, se encuentra una gran cantidad de vegetación exuberante llena de hermosas vistas y fauna natural. Desde senderismo, kayak y acampada - no...

3 Top Hidden Nature Trails in Orlando North

3 Top Hidden Nature Trails in Orlando North

Nature & Outdoor

Are you a nature lover with a passion for exploring new places? If so, Orlando North has got you covered! Just outside of Orlando North’s shopping malls and restaurants, lies an abundance of lush greenery filled with gorgeous views and natural wildlife. From hiking to kayaking and camping – there is no shortage of outdoor activities in this beautiful...

Explore Lake Mary

Explore Lake Mary

Lake MaryNature & Outdoor

Named one of the best towns for families to live in Central Florida, Lake Mary has all the makings of a perfect vacation spot. It’s still in the vicinity of Orlando attractions, but just far enough away to give you a break from big-city crowds. For a day or a week, you too can have this city's attractive lifestyle: top-rated hotels, restaurants and...

Do Orlando North Beaches

Do Orlando North Beaches

Nature & Outdoor

When you come to stay in Orlando North, you get the best of all worlds: renowned theme parks, authentic nature experiences and some of the most pristine beaches on the Atlantic Ocean. In fact, with us you’ll feel like a jackpot winner: thanks to our affordable hotels, you can splurge on both a beach and a theme-park vacation. You’ll see significant...

Explore Oviedo in Orlando North

Explore Oviedo in Orlando North

Nature & Outdoor

A short drive from busy Orlando and surrounded by idyllic nature trails, Oviedo embraces its rural scenery. Settled by homesteaders along the shores of Lake Jesup in the 19th century, modern Oviedo is a city for everyone. Whether you’re talking about its ample conservation land and waterfront just minutes from the historic downtown, renowned airboat...

Antiquing in Seminole County

Antiquing in Seminole County

Sanford

Given the Old World natural beauty of Orlando North and its seven historic cities, it is no wonder that the destination has become a must-visit spot for antiquing.  History and preservation loom large here. The area was put on a map at the turn of the 19th century by E.W. Henck, who played a major role in establishing the South Florida Railroad that opened...

Altamonte Mall Fashion

Altamonte Mall Fashion

Altamonte Springs

Spring is peeking its head around the corner, which means it’s time to do a bit of Spring cleaning…and shopping. Recently, I ventured off to Altamonte Mall to revamp my wardrobe and have a little fun with the various amenities that they have to offer. Altamonte Mall sits right in the heart of Altamonte, adjacent to Florida’s interstate 4;...

Altamonte Mall’s Foodie Scene

Altamonte Mall’s Foodie Scene

Altamonte SpringsCuisine

Le Macaron The iconic French pastry can be found as well as many other delicious treats at Le Macaron. Scrumptious chocolate bonbons, cakes, shakes, and gelato. Le Macaron is the perfect bakery option for a quick gift idea for those difficult to buy for, your loved one or simply for you if you’re craving a sweet treat. Some of my favorite macaron flavors...

Five Great Places for Sweet Treats in Orlando North, Seminole County

Five Great Places for Sweet Treats in Orlando North, Seminole County

Cuisine

Orlando North, Seminole County has the goods when it comes to desserts. You can get sweets to eat just about anywhere in our destination. But why not reach a little higher? These shops specialize in desserts that aren’t just delicious. They bring innovation and imagination to the game. Chez Jacqueline This quaint little place located in the Shoppes...

Orlando North/Seminole County’s Craft Beer Scene is on the Rise

Orlando North/Seminole County’s Craft Beer Scene is on the Rise

Cuisine

Like the foamy head on an expertly poured draft beer, Orlando North/Seminole County’s craft brew scene has steadily risen, but not gone over the top. Rather than have a glut of microbreweries, as is the case in some destinations, Orlando North’s beer-making community has emphasized quality and longevity. At last count — in early 2020...

Do the Theme Parks the Orlando North, Seminole County Way!

Do the Theme Parks the Orlando North, Seminole County Way!

Visiting Orlando’s theme parks is a pilgrimage for people the world over. Disney World alone draws some 50 million fun-seekers every year. And while we’d all love to fly into Orlando via private jet and stay in a grand resort right next to our favorite theme park, the fact is, most of us are on a budget. That’s where Orlando North, Seminole...

The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens Offers All-Day Entertainment

The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens Offers All-Day Entertainment

In 1975, when the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens moved into its current location in Sanford adjacent to Lake Monroe, it was home to just 38 animals. Four-and-a-half decades later, this Seminole County institution houses more than 400 animals, runs industry-leading conservation and education programs and hosts an ongoing series of exciting...

Hurricane Dorian Updates

Hurricane Dorian Updates

Seminole County Office of Emergency Management is activated in anticipation of impacts from Dorian. For up to date information on Hurricane Dorian, please visit: www.seminolecountyfl.gov/dorian For Social Media Updates, please visit Seminole County social media channels. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SeminoleCounty Twitter: https://twitter.com/seminolecounty...

Experience Some of Orlando North, Seminole County’s Top Attractions

Experience Some of Orlando North, Seminole County’s Top Attractions

Orlando North, Seminole County is widely celebrated as an outdoor wonderland, where visitors can hike, bike, swim, kayak, fish and explore to their heart’s content. Our destination also has its share of attractions -- places where you can have organized adventures and inexpensive fun. In keeping with the culture of our area, many of our attractions...

WHERE TO SHOP, SIP, SUP AND SCHMOOZE IN SANFORD

WHERE TO SHOP, SIP, SUP AND SCHMOOZE IN SANFORD

1st STREET SANFORD - WHERE TO SHOP, SIP, SUP AND SCHMOOZE IN CENTRAL FLORIDA’S RIVERFRONT COMMUNITY Visitors who’ve had enough of Central Florida’s theme parks should swing through Historic Sanford, where the meals are always mouthwatering, the craft beer taps are flowing and the crowds non-existent. The historic city...