Sanford: Florida’s Crown Jewel
Sanford is the city in the central region of Florida. Sanford is known as the “Historic Waterfront Gateway” because it sits on the southern shore of Lake Monroe, making it both peaceful and physically beautiful. With a population of approximately 55,000 residents, the city is the county seat of Seminole County. Sanford’s population makes it seem like a bigger city than the name leads on, and you will find the same to be true with its numerous amount of attractions and entertainment. Check out a local theatrical performance at Wayne Dench Performing Art Center or The Princess Theater, indulge your inner bargain hunter at Flea World market, or challenge your friends to a game of bowling at Airport Lanes. And you wouldn't believe the amount of parks in the area that would appease any outdoor enthusiast. Spend a sunny afternoon at Mariner’s Cove Park, which boasts fifty acres of amenities, Trailblazer Park, a haven of child-oriented activities, and Lake Jessup Park, an outdoor haven offering park goers many opportunities to experience the local wildlife, in addition to biking, hiking, camping, and horseback riding. And if you’re craving big city recreation, hop Interstate 4 East, and you’ll be in Orlando in approximately thirty minutes!
Explore Nearby Lake Mary, Florida
With a population of approximately 14,000 residents, Lake Mary is a small suburban city in Seminole County, Florida. The city began as a citrus-based agricultural community. In the 1970s, it began to transform into a semi-rural bedroom community, and in the 1990s, its population skyrocketed. Lake Mary provides its residents with a safe and friendly environment where they can live, work, and play. The city is known for its variety or shopping and dining opportunities, successful businesses, peaceful residential areas, and excellent schools. These are all part of the reason why Lake Mary is still one of the fastest growing areas in Central Florida. Located under twenty miles for Orlando, Lake Mary is a comfortable hideaway from the hustle and bustle of the city with close enough proximity to enjoy all of its conveniences. Skip the traffic of Orlando, and be provided with everything you need in Lake Mary.
...Or Take a Trip to Altamonte Springs, Florida
Altamonte Springs is a suburban city in Seminole County, Florida. With a population of approximately 42,000 residents, Altamonte Springs has blossomed into a beloved suburb over the past few decades. Altamonte Springs has been a host to several special events in the Orlando area including Red, Hot, & Boom, a major annual firework festival that celebrates Independence Day each year. This event alone draws 100,00 local residents and visitors with its musical performances, delicious food, and high-quality vendors. Other events include A Petrified Forest, a Halloween event, an Earth Day Event, and Cranes Roost Park, a premier outdoor venue that hosts monthly annual events, which are open to the public. If you're looking for fun year-round, check out the many local parks in the area such as Sunshine Park, Lake Lotus Nature Park, and Hermits Trail & Turnbull Ave.