7495 Canada Avenue , Orlando, FL, US, 32819
- Phone: (407) 351-7000
- Fax: (407) 351-0052
The First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, Florida, boasts gorgeous buildings in its downtown campus. It organizes events of all kinds and for all age groups of people. From 'Junior Worship' services to 'Moms in Motion' to 'Black Belts After School', the action never stops here. So feel free to drop in and check it out.
The Rogers Building, or the English Club is a historic building in Orlando, Florida. Built around 1886, this eye catching metal framed building was created by architect William H. Mullins in Queen Anne style architecture. The structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.
The History Center has three floors of permanent collection which includes everything to do with Orange County history. These are also lent to museums and other institutes for display purposes. The center library is a massive resource for research and has rare and out of print works, artifacts, and archives. The Center's educational programs include field trips, the library can be used to teach a history lesson, fun and educational parties, and camps. The center is rented out for occasions and has a shop for accessories, books, toys, fun items and kitsch at their store.
Make merry on the road-literally, at the Wall Street Plaza in downtown Orlando. Packed with several specialty and theme restaurants and bars, one can sip a martini at leisure or head-bang at one of the many live music concerts held here frequently. Street parties, festivals and regular theme nights make this an ideal spot to soak in the nightlife of Orlando. Wall Street Plaza has something for everyone - from businesspersons to the fun-loving teens and party buffs.
One of the largest public library in Florida, Orlando Public Library offers a wide collection of rare books, audio tapes, recorded music, DVD's and films to its members. Spread over an area of 2,90,000 square foot, this library boasts five meeting rooms and three computer labs, where the members can sit and do their research online. Some of the departments present in this library include Children's Library, Genealogy, Reference Central, Law and Library Central. Apart from boasting a unique collection of educative material, this place also hosts a variety of events like story telling, literary readings, bilingual story session and many such others.
If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Lake Eola is an ideal quick jaunt. The lake is a part of a park complex that has a lovely sidewalk, which encircles the lake and serves as a running track. The park is a whopping 43.2 acres, making it the perfect place to get away!
Lake Eola lies within Lake Eola Park on Rosalind Avenue. This pristine lake is just perfect for boating and watching the swans and other birds that make the lake their home. Swan-shaped boats are available for those who venture out onto the lake itself. Just sitting by the lake can be a really relaxing experience and is soothing to frayed nerves.
Located a little north of Orlando in beautiful De Leon Springs, De Leon Springs State Park offers its visitors an outdoor setting away from the hustle and bustle of the theme parks. Enjoy the day experiencing a natural Florida at a place that was first used 6,000 years ago by Native Americans. The park features many activities for all member of the family including picnicking, boat tours, swimming, hiking, abundant native wildlife viewing, kayak (canoe and paddle boat) rentals plus an Old Spanish restaurant and a Visitor Center. The De Leon Springs provides boaters with 18,000 acres of waterways to discover, including marshes, lakes and creeks. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services. It is located in Downtown Orlando, Florida. Islamic worshipers can come here and offer their prayers. Do check their website for detailed information and daily prayer timings.
Downtown Orlando is the main commercial and entertainment hub of the city. Easily accessible from any route, this area has lush parks and gardens, schools, sports and recreational areas, hospitals, art and cultural center and financial institutions in its vicinity. From high-priced boutiques, shopping malls to the bargainable local shops, the residents have loads of choices to splurge. The chain of popular restaurants located here make this an ideal haunt for any food lover. All in all, a place that caters to the different needs of the locals and the visitors.