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590 Ava Court
Sanford, FL 32771
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Set in a park of more than 100 acres, this 21-acre zoo houses more than 400 animals. Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is in fact a privately owned charitable organization dedicated to the conservation of exotic animals as well as species native to Florida. You'll encounter cheetahs, pumas, alligators, snakes, macaws, hawks, owls and many other animals. The zoo also offers a variety of educational and child-friendly classes and events.
Lake Monroe Wayside Park is a beautiful park explored by many locals. The park has well-paved paths which are ideal for an evening walk.
George W Touhy Park is located in a residential neighborhood and it is explored by many locals for their morning walks. The place is also perfect for getting some peace and quiet, after a long day in the city.
18th Street Park is covered in carefully manicured grass that makes this place perfect for for a friendly game of soccer. The park is also perfect for bringing a small picnic.
Any information that a visitor needs to get acquainted with the city of Sanford can be found at the Historic Sanford Welcome Center. The place organizes the Sanford Art Walk which is one of the most interesting tours of the city.
Lee P Moore Park is a peaceful retreat away from the bustling city. The park has plenty of tree-lined, open expanses and it also has an adorable play area for children.
The wine merchant, Frederick deBary built this winter house so he could enjoy outdoor activities here. Soon, DeBary Hall was a popular vacation house amongst his wealthy friends who loved to hunt and indulge in outdoor sports. This estate is now open to visitors, who can explore the house, farming equipment and other structures that take you back to the bygone era. The place can also be hired for private celebrations and weddings.
Lake Jesup Park is located near Winter Springs, a little northeast of Orlando. This 6-acre park provides visitors a chance to experience a more natural Florida environment. The massive lake encompasses 10,011 acres, making it one of the biggest in Central Florida. Spend the day relaxing and enjoying the beautiful surroundings that are filled with old oak trees along with an abundance of native wildlife, including plenty of gators. Activities at the park and lake include fishing, boating, picnicking, airboat rides, hiking, camping, biking and wildlife viewing. Those looking for something more relaxing will find what they're looking for at Lake Jesup Park. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
A Victorian cottage style house, it is located in Longwood, Florida. It was originally built in Altamonte Springs and later shifted to Longwood. It was built circa 1885 as a residence for architect Nathaniel Jeramiah Bradlee and his family. It is one of the few surviving cottages in the region. It is built in Queen Anne style architecture, consisting of three stories, 13 rooms, an octagonal tower and white exteriors, which were all typical to the Victorian era.
Built in 1872, the Louis P. Thursby House is situated at Orange City's Blue Spring State Park. Originally built as a two-story dwelling, the house was expanded in 1900, and now stands three stories high. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.
Want to unwind and spend time with your kids? Or just want to relax and read a book? Then, a visit to this park won't fail you. The Dickinson Park is a beautiful facility located in Orange City, just across the U.S. Highway 17-92. The green surroundings and open space are sure to put you in a good mood. The picnic benches, fountains and beautiful trees give the park a pleasing look. Perfect for summer outings, the park also has various music programs and live performances. The highlight of the Dickinson Park is the Orange City Farmer's Market which is held on Fridays.
Cameron Wight Park has well-paved promenades which are perfect for an evening walk. The park has gently, rolling hills covered with well-manicured grass making it an ideal spot for an intimate picnic.