How to Relax in Central Florida

Central Florida is known for high energy and excited families scrambling from attraction to attraction. But when it comes to finding relaxing things to do, look no further than Orlando North, Seminole County! This beautiful oasis from the hustle and bustle offers  numerous ways to help you unwind and enjoy your stay.

Canoe & Kayak the Waterways

From the St. Johns and the Wekiva River to Lake Monroe or Lake Jesup, there are many waterways to help you find your “flow.” Rent canoes and kayaks at places like Paddleboard Orlando and Wekiva Island, or bring your own to various launch points all over the area. Paddling along at a leisurely pace while taking in the natural surroundings delivers a level of serenity that’s hard to find.

Finding Great Shopping Deals

Everyone feels more relaxed and pleased when they’re discovering great deals on the things they love. Shopping in Orlando North, Seminole County is a nice break from the higher price points of Orlando. Many people come to the area to search the unique antique shops and discover vintage finds at places like Adjectives Market, Washburn Imports, the Tree House, and Antiques & Dustibles. 

Get Pampered

Take a break and get pampered at the spas and salons all over Orlando North, Seminole County. From full-service treatments to quick mani/pedis, you can decompress and recharge yourself to continue exploring the best that Central Florida has to offer.

Dine at Craft Restaurants

With craft breweries, artisan restaurants, delectable bakeries, bespoke distilleries and more, we aim to keep your stomach full and your tastebuds happy. Relax over a meal and drinks with friends at our trendy establishments, romantic dining rooms, fun taprooms and more.

Hike the Parks

It may sound counter-intuitive to exercise to relax, but walking around our nature parks is a wonderful way to unwind! Get in touch with nature as you explore the trails of Orlando North, take in the fresh air, see beautiful surroundings, go bird-watching and more. Lake Jesup Park, Geneva Wilderness Area and Black Bear Wilderness Area are all good places to start, but far from the only great locations to explore natural Florida beauty!

Ride a Bike Downtown

The only better way to explore our adorable downtown areas in Orlando North is to do so by bicycle! Pedal along the Riverwalk in Sanford while overlooking Lake Monroe or  head to 1st St. and Magnolia Avenue to see the charming old buildings of Historic Sanford. You could also take your two-wheeler to Altamonte Springs and cruise through Cranes Roost Park, where you can view picturesque fountains, flowers and more.

Best of all, these are only a few suggestions of how you can relax in Central Florida! Come out to Orlando North, Seminole County and see for yourself just how beautiful, fun and relaxing it can be.