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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...

Tiny Houseboat Vacation in Historic Downtown Sanford

Tiny Houseboat Vacation in Historic Downtown Sanford

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One great thing to come from the last year is a renewed sense of curiosity and desire to explore the areas we call home. Both Tyler and I have been to Sanford many times, but we had never taken the opportunity to explore it as intimately as we have during 2020. So, it was fitting that our first opportunity for a staycation in 2021 would give us a new perspective at the...

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...

Una Estadía en Centro Histórico de Sanford

Una Estadía en Centro Histórico de Sanford

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Después de pasar la mayoría de nuestro tiempo los últimos seis meses en casa debido a COVID, estábamos tratando de pensar en algo divertido que hacer (siendo conscientes por supuesto!). Así que decidimos aventurarnos y nos dirigimos al hermoso y histórico centro de Sanford para un día lleno de exploraciones...

A Stay in Historic Downtown Sanford

A Stay in Historic Downtown Sanford

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After being stuck at home the past six months due to Covid, we wanted to try and find safe and fun things to do in the area. We eventually decided to venture out and head to the beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford area for a day of exploring and enjoying delicious food. Not only were we able to support the local businesses, we ended up having the best staycation experience! We...

Downtown Sanford Travel Guide

Downtown Sanford Travel Guide

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Have you visited Downtown Sanford yet? Sanford is in the heart of Seminole County, minutes away from Orlando, the theme parks. If you’re a foodie, it’s a must! They have the most incredible food and bar scene! Whether you’re looking for a close-to-home getaway or a change of scenery, Downtown Sanford is THE place to be. So here’s...

48 (Walkable) Hours in Historic Downtown Sanford

48 (Walkable) Hours in Historic Downtown Sanford

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The city of Sanford, which dates back to the mid-1800s and was incorporated in 1874, preserved its downtown so well that it earned a spot on the National Historic Register in 1976. The area includes 26 buildings dating from 1877-1924. But you don’t have to be a history buff to absolutely love a weekend stay in Sanford. Those centuries-old buildings...

Antiquing in Seminole County

Antiquing in Seminole County

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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...