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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...

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...

Fun and Family-Friendly Water Activities in Seminole County

Fun and Family-Friendly Water Activities in Seminole County

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During the summer days in Florida there are two things that are for certain: 1) it’s going to be hot and 2) you’re going to want to cool off and spend a day on the water. Luckily, Orlando North, Seminole County is the perfect backdrop for your day trips, weekend getaways, and weeklong adventures by the water. Here are a few of our favorites, from wild...

The Best Local Hiking Trails in Seminole County

The Best Local Hiking Trails in Seminole County

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Spring is in the air, right alongside the Florida heat. Now is the perfect time to get out and get active while the weather isn’t too warm and the flowers are starting to bloom. Whether you’re looking to bike, hike, or cast a line, Seminole County is home to trails built for every skill level and interest. Grab your gear, a companion, and some sunscreen--here’s...

The Grown-Up Guide to Seminole County: Adult-Friendly Outdoor Activities

The Grown-Up Guide to Seminole County: Adult-Friendly Outdoor Activities

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Ring in the new year with intentions for staying active and making new friends while you’re at it! Orlando North is home to many activities suited for any fitness level. We’re here to help you branch out, get social, and challenge you to stay motivated through it all. Whether your New Year’s resolution is fitness related or not, we’re...

Día Familiar en Lake Mary

Día Familiar en Lake Mary

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Planiando un día divertido con la familia, no deber ser complicado ni costoso! Lake Mary, FL ofrece la ubicación perfecta para un día sin estrés lleno de actividades de calidad que toda la familia puede disfrutar. Desde pícnics, libros y paseos en bicicleta, esta área del condado de Seminole ofrece opciones...

Family Friendly Day in Lake Mary

Family Friendly Day in Lake Mary

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When planning a fun day with the family, it shouldn't have to be complicated or expensive! Lake Mary, FL offers the perfect location for a stress-free day filled with quality time activities the whole family can enjoy. From picnics, books and bike rides, this Seminole County area offers great fun, free options all within walking distance. Here’s...