WHAT’S NEW TO EXPERIENCE THIS FALL IN ORLANDO NORTH SEMINOLE COUNTY
ORLANDO NORTH, SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. (August 28, 2019) – This fall when the kids are back in school and the summer heat and humidity have dissipated, here’s what to enjoy in that area just north of the Orlando themeparks…
Sanford Food Tours has a new walking tour in Historic Downtown Sanford: “The Around the World Tour” featuring tastings at several of the city’s ethnic restaurants such as the authentic cuisine of Ireland, Italy, Germany and Mexico along with great Soul Food and Belgian influenced pub fare too. This expands upon their original “Celery City Tour” celebrating southern farm-to-fork fare. Private and group tours available. Pricing/ticket info: www.SanfordFoodTours.com
Oviedo Brewing Company, which opened this spring at the Oviedo Mall, is pouring a great selection of newly fermented OBC beers along with guest tap beers. Also newly opened this spring: Loggerhead Distillery offering up craft rums, vodkas, gins and limited runs of whiskey which are made from many locally-sourced ingredients. At their tasting bar you can choose your favorite flavored bottle and take it home to share with friends. The distillery is also available for private events which is to include private tours as well as in-depth talks about distilling.124 W 2nd St, Sanford, FL 32771. https://loggerheaddistillery.com.
Locksmith Escape Games at Seminole Towne Center Mall offers three adventures: The Curse of the Evil Genie, What Happened in Raven Woods and coming soon Rescue from Voodoo Island. Some adventures are in the dark and require crawling, while others test your skills of discovery. https://www.locksmithescapegames.com.
Where can you experience a full service cocktail lounge, scratch kitchen, spa, salt room and do so in the comfort of luxury massage chairs?Bungalow Retreat, an exclusive relaxation club destination offering club memberships for those who want help in melting away their stress levels. 1109 International Parkway, Suite 1651, Lake Mary, FL 32746www.bungalowretreat.com.
Also new in Lake Mary is hot new Hawaiian-style poké restaurant, Kona Poké, is adding to its fresh and delicious offerings with “Tuna Tuesday.” Patrons can enjoy a “Build-Your-Own” tuna bowl and fountain drink for just $9.99 (regularly $12) all day until closing. Kona Poké’s healthy, fast-casual eatery serves up fresh sushi-grade fish, house-sauces, toppings, plus vegan, gluten-free and cooked options too. Soups, salads and mochi ice cream round out the menu. Kona plans to open 20+ locations throughout the Southeast over the next several years. 242 Wheelhouse Lane, Unit 1230, Lake Mary, FL 32746. Open Monday-Saturday 11am-9pm, Sunday 11am-8pm. (407) 500-KONA or visit www.konapokébowls.com.
About Orlando North, Seminole County:
Teeming with old Florida charm and young Florida vibrancy, Orlando North, Seminole County offers visitors nature-based attractions, eclectic dining, a booming micro brew scene, plus a year round calendar of festivals and events. With over 2,000 waterways, you’ll discover a wide array of thrilling outdoor activities from paddling in clear freshwater springs and rivers to airboating among alligators, or zooming through an aerial zip line course. It also features an array of sports and training facilities for amateur tournament play, including the 102-acre Boombah Sports Complex at Seminole County. And getting here is easy via Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB), Orlando International Airport (MCO), aboard the Amtrak Auto Train, or via auto on I-95 and I-4; and you’ll save 30% on accommodations over Orlando and beachfront hotels. All this and it’s less than an hour’s drive to area theme parks and beaches too. 1-800-800-7832 or 407-665-2900 or visit: