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Top 10 Neighborhood Amenities in Winter Park, Florida

The city of Winter Park, located North East of Orlando, is a city of rich history, culture and beautiful architecture. Boasting exclusive restaurants, shopping and historic entertainment, Winter Park is a rare gem as it also balances highly rated schools, low crime rates and homes full of character and modern appeal. Although Winter Park is growing and expanding, it stays true to its history by preserving many of its natural appeal and classy atmosphere.

Rollins College

From Famed N'Sync member Chris Kirpatrick, to former Secretary of State Glenda Hood, Rollins College is home to some of the country’s most honorable alumni. Also ranking in the top 10 of the Princeton Review of the most beautiful campuses, this college is a must see!
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Full Sail University

Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment and media industry. Founded in 1979, Full Sail has been recognized as one of the 2015 “Top 25 Graduate & Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design” by The Princeton Review, one of the Best Music Programs by Rolling Stone Magazine, and one of the Best Film Programs by UNleashed Magazine. Full Sail was named the 2014 “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges, received the “21st Century Best Practices in Distance Learning Award” from the United States Distance Learning Association, and was recognized as one of the Top 100 Social Media Colleges by Studentadvisor.com.

Full Sail University is a Graduate and Undergraduate degree-granting institution offering on-campus and online degree programs in areas related to Art & Design, Business, Film & Television, Games, Media & Communications, Music & Recording, and Web & Technology. Full Sail graduate credits include work on OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award, and Video Game Award nominated and winning projects.

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Central Park

Central Park is Winter Parks 11 acre park full of flower gardens and fountains. With amazing views of the Winter Park historic train track, variety of flowers, including its renowned rose gardens and many other beautiful landscape, nature and mild wildlife, Central Park is a destination for tourists and locals alike.
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Lake Virginia

Lake Virginia is one of Winter Park’s prized Gems. With a very popular boat tour, you can see historic homes, wildlife, and forestry that is sure to capture your heart. Catching a sunset or sunrise is awe inspiring. Lake Virginia is also the perfect place for a relaxing stroll.
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Cornell Fine Arts Museum

For the Art lover in us all, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum is the perfect balance of size and substance. Although seemingly small, this museum offers beautiful art and thoughtfully curated exhibitions for an intimate viewing experience. Additional works within the museum’s extensive permanent collection are also on view at The Alfond Inn, located just a few blocks away.  

Winter Park Village

Winter Park village is the perfect place for shopping, dining and fun. With the historic Regal cinema at its core, the village also has premier fine dining like PF Chang’s and the Famous Cheesecake Factory. This is one of my favorite places to go out with friends or family as there is something to entertain any and everyone.
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Florida Hospital Orlando

Florida Hospital North, located in Winter Park has a special place in my heart. I am proud to say that this Winter Park hospital is one of the best in the state. Having helped guide my mother through stage 4 cancer treatment that included chemo therapy, the staff, doctors and facilities are simply the best. Providing additional services like the Walt Disney Pavillion specializing in treating children, and the new Sun Rail has helped make the commute to the hospital even easier for Winter Park residents. Now Cancer free, my mother and I can testify, Florida Hospital North, in Winter Park is an ideal medical center for our community.
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Orlando Science Center

Located in Orlando, Florida, interactive learning and discovery await within the Science Center’s hundreds of exhibits, programs, labs, films and planetarium shows. The Science Center provides educational opportunities both within and outside its walls, including field trips, family science nights at schools and community centers, and other outreach.
Orlando Science Center's mission is to inspire science learning for life. The Science Center strives to create lasting impacts on science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM) and develop the next generation of creative innovators. Fully accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Science Center ranks as one of the most popular museum destinations in the region. Having served more than 12 million people since its inception in 1955, the Science Center offers rich resources for lifelong learning.

Orlando Shakespeare Theater

"To be or not to be.." Well if you love Shakespeare this is the place "to be!" The Orlando Shakespeare Theater has something for the whole family. From your classic Shakespearean plays, to independently written screenplays, and even fun plays for kids. There is always something special on the stage at the Orlando Shakespeare Theatre.
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Mead Botanical Garden

If you love the outdoors, The Mead Botanical Garden has the fresh environment you are looking for. With Amazing Summer camps for kids, nature trails, bike and hike paths and nature classes, you are sure to find the nature lovers dream here at Mead Botanical Garden.
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Top 10 Neighborhood Amenities in Winter Park, Florida