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15 Best Things to Do in Seminole County, FL

1/11/2024

Seminole County, Florida, is nestled just north of Orlando. This county covers over 893.5 square kilometers. It's also home to over 470,000 Floridians, making it Florida's 13th most populated county. Its county seat, Sanford, is one of the best alternative destinations outside Florida. Visiting this county lets me explore a...

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Historic Sanford Architecture Trolley Tours

9/19/2023

OFA is partnering with Sanford Tours & Experiences to present a day of Trolley Tours of Historic Sanford on September 30th. There will be three 90-min tours covering the Historic Downtown District and Historic Residential District of Sanford. ​Historic Sanford is admired for its brick-lined streets, boutique storefronts, live oaks,...

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Drive to Florida’s Top Theme Parks and Beaches from Orlando North’s Central Hospitality Hub!

8/4/2023

More and more, visitors to Central Florida are choosing to book their stay in Orlando North, Seminole County, and make the short drive to the major theme parks and nearby beaches. This approach offers a few major benefits to travelers: it costs way less, it’s more centrally located, it offers more local...

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The 14 Best Things To Do in Orlando North: Your Bucket List for 2023

3/14/2023

Whether you’re chasing sunshine this winter or planning a family-friendly summer vacation, make Central Florida your destination in 2023. In Orlando North, Seminole County, there’s something for everyone with outdoors thrills for adventurers, world-class cuisines for foodies, and more unique attractions for visitors of all ages. What are the can’t-miss...

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Great Spring Break Family Activities in Orlando North

2/6/2023

If you’re like us, the top of your New Year’s resolutions list reads “travel more” but where do you start? If you can’t wait for Spring Break but don’t know where to go or what to do, don’t worry — we’ve got you covered. From traversing trails in the Black...

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Holidays In Seminole County: Your Event Guide For The Best Holiday Experience!

11/28/2022

Looking to make this holiday season merry and bright? With our event guide to all the fan-favorite holiday activities in Orlando North, Seminole County, even the Grinches of your group will start to feel the joy of the season. After all your hard work to make sure your friends and...

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Your Seminole Holiday Shopping Guide: Best Places & Stores To Shop At In 2022

11/17/2022

The holidays are a time for sweet connections and sweeter memories, but without the right help the season can sometimes be a little overwhelming. If you’ve been searching everywhere to get the perfect gift for someone special or just trying to find something for the person who seems to have...

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Food Truck & Fall Festivals in Orlando North: Upcoming Events for November 2022

10/19/2022

Although Florida has a bit of a faux-fall season, with warm temps hanging around long past the pumpkin patches, fall festivities are in full swing in Orlando North, Seminole County. Whether you’re looking for fun for the whole family or a date night spot to impress someone special, you’re sure...

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Halloween In Seminole County: 2022 Events You Don’t Want To Miss!

8/31/2022

Due to the effects of Hurricane Ian, some events have either been rescheduled or cancelled. Please check the specific event page for the event you are interested in attending to confirm the time and date. As a chill settles over Orlando North, Seminole County this Halloween, you may feel the...

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Sizzling Hot Summer Nights at Ritz Theater: Love Your Shorts Summer Rewind & After Party

7/27/2022

Join us for a select screening of short films from the February 2022 festival. Tickets are $10 and available at www.loveyourshorts.com.   Tickets and more program details are available on the Theater’s website at www.ritztheatersanford.com  or by calling their box office at 407-321-8111. The Theater is located at 201 S. Magnolia Avenue...

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Sizzling Hot Summer Nights at Ritz Theater: A Linda Ronstadt Tribute with Debbie Rider

7/27/2022

A Linda Ronstadt Tribute with Debbie Rider From UNF’s prestigious jazz studies program, jingles singer, character voice actor, back-up vocalist for Lynyrd Skynyrd, to winning songwriter for "Charlotte" and the Jacksonville Symphony Body & Soul-The Art of Healing, Debbie Bailey Rider has enjoyed a varied musical career. After performing with...

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Fourth Of July Celebrations & More In Seminole County!

6/24/2022

There’s electricity in the air, and it’s not just the fireworks. Orlando North, Seminole County is buzzing with anticipation as we speed through the summer toward our famous Fourth of July festivities. It’s time to break out the sparklers and make your plans to celebrate the land of the free...

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Black-Owned Businesses You Should Know & Visit in Seminole County

6/7/2022

Orlando North, Seminole County is home to a full spectrum of local, Black-owned businesses, from fashion-forward boutiques to flavor-filled restaurants. If you’re looking for ways to support Black-owned businesses while shopping local and contributing to the Central Florida community, here’s a list to keep you busy! Check out as many...

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