Central Florida is a vacationers paradise! Disney and Universal and hundreds of other attractions in the area keep the visitors and locals entertained. But there are also numerous recreational activities in the area where nature and wildlife are plentiful. Central Florida has numerous lakes, springs and parks and is not only a great place to visit, but a great place to live and work!

Includes Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee, Polk, Osceola, Orange, Seminole, Lake, Sumter, Marion Counties

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Upcoming Events in this Region

June 22 & 23, 2019

Location: Hilton Ocala, Ocala, Florida

Come out to the Ocala comic con! There will be several guests each year from all kinds of nerdy categories.

July 3, 2019

Location: Crane's Roost Park, Altamonte Springs, Florida

This is one of the best Independence Parties in Central Florida hosted by The City of Altamonte Springs and XL 106.7 FM. It features tons of amazing music by popular music artists, plus great food and fireworks you don't want to miss!

July 4, 2019

Location: Lake Eola Park, Orlando, Florida

Celebrate Independence Day in the heart of Orlando at this fun event! Here you will find a kids play area, live music, a beer garden, lots of great food, and a spectacular firework finish!

July 26 - 28, 2019

Location: Stuart Park, Lake Placid, Florida

A caladium is a plant of the jack-in-the pulpit family known for its brilliant colors and large leaf shapes. This festival celebrates the plant as well as so much more of what this area has to offer. Check out its car show, Floral Arrangement Competition, Art & Craft booths, and so much more!

August 9 - 11, 2019

Location: Wyndham Orlando Resort, Orlando, Florida

Celebrate Anime with tons of other anime lovers and special guests! It includes Interactive Games, Cosplay & Costume Contests, Dance Events, Fan Events & Panels, Tabletop Gaming, and more.

August 16 - November 1, 2019

Location: Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Florida

During the Halloween season, Magic Kingdom shuts down to the regular public early to put on a festive party like no other! Disney characters help the whole family celebrate the holiday with special shows, candy, and tons of great decorations.

August 17 - 18, 2019

Location: Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Orlando, Florida

Orlando Truck & Jeep Fest is North America’s largest off-road touring show. Featuring 100,000 square feet of parts as well as custom trucks and Jeeps, product demonstrations, factory direct pricing and amazing giveaways!

August 23 - September 30, 2019

Location: Orlando, Florida

This month long event gives people the opportunity to explore Orlando's amazing culinary landscape. During this month restaurants will offer three course, prix fixe dinners for just $35!

August 29 - November 23, 2019

Location: Epcot World Showcase, Walt Disney World

This is the event Floridians look forward to all year and people plan vacations around. Disney knows how to do Food & Wine and bring the flavors of the world to the countries in the World Showcase in Epcot. 

September 6 - November 2, 2019 (Select Nights)

Location: Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida

Universal famously throws one of the best Halloween parties in the world. This is a celebration for people who love the scary side of Halloween. Come ready for the scare of your life and an experience you won't soon forget!

September 16 - 24, 2019

Location: Orlando, Florida

Films can have a powerful effects on viewers. This festival celebrates films that use that power to promote peace around the world!

Central Florida Community Arts is a nonprofit musical arts organization for all ages. This cultural community includes Choir, Orchestra and Children & Youth Arts programs with seasonal productions. Music lessons, workshops and classes are also offered through the School of Performing Arts. 

We live in an age where creating your own success is more readily available than it has ever been. Your online digital strategies and presence is key to success. SSingen brings a personal touch to help you bring your dream and passion into reality. 

The Allen David Broussard Catfish Creek Preserve State Park is home to one of the rarest scrub habitats in all of Florida. The park is a whopping 8,000 square acres consisting of 6 miles of hiking trails and 7 miles of equestrian trails. The park has amazing rare plants and animals making it one of the best parks in Florida for wildlife viewing. Come prepared to track across rough and rare scrub habitats while seeing some of Florida's protected wildlife such as the scrub-jay, scrub lizard, and bald eagles!

Buster's Bistro is the premier location for an authentic Belgian food and drink experience. With a massive tap selection offering some incredibly rare Belgian beers and a food menu that is more than just a little intriguing, Buster's is a spot that will provide lasting experiences time and again. You can also join Buster's for live music or trivia on select nights!

Professional Estate Sale Liquidators, CeCe’s Closet has the knowledge and expertise necessary to make your estate sale run smoothly and successfully. We are uniquely qualified to assist you in your time of need & accomplish your goals; professionally, honestly and promptly. Our dedication, commitment, established contacts with proven buyers, and the knowledge and expertise we have gained from a combined 100+ years of experience assure quality results. We are licensed, bonded, and insured.

 

Celery City Craft is the most traditional beer garden in Sanford and one of the best in the Central Florida area. With 40+ beers on tap and a full pub menu, there is enough rotating variety to frequent Celery City on the regular. It also sports a convenient location in historic downtown Sanford. 

Colt Creek State Park is full of natural wonders. With more than 5,000 acres of native Central Florida habitat, this is the perfect place to see nature as nature intended. There are many different activities that can be done here. With more than 15 miles of multi use trails, visitors can walk or run, ride a bike, or ride a horse if they want to. Canoeing and kayaking are two of the water related activities that can be done here. Cold Creek State Park is home to many white tailed deer, American alligators, otters, birds, and butterflies, as well as the threatened gopher tortoise and the Sherman's fox squirrel. 

This park is one of the most historic parks in the state of Florida. On these grounds, the Dade's Battle of 1835 took place. It was the longest and most costly Indian war in American history, thus making this a National Historic Landmark. Every January, there are thousands of visitors who come to the grounds to see the battle reenactment as well as peruse the beautiful grounds. The small museum that sits on the grounds houses actual artifacts and exhibits related to the Florida Seminole wars. During the summer, there are day camps that take place for kids with tons of activities to keep them entertained. Open every day of the week, visitors come here to hike and bike, picnic, go birding, and geo-seeking. It's also a great place for hosting gatherings including weddings. Definitely check it out if you're interested in history!

Open to the public every day of the year, there's a lot of nature to enjoy here. De Leon Springs is a naturally round swimming area where guests are more than welcome to swim, snorkel, and scuba dive in the pretty clear waters. The springs used to power a sugar cane mill and later a grist mill that turned corn into flour during the Civil War. Now you'll find trails for hikers, walkers, and runners. Visitors can enjoy viewing the wildlife and subtropical forest that is home to a large, old cypress tree. There is a boat tour that visitors can check out that take you through the De Leon Springs State Park and Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge and a playground for the younger kids as well as picnic pavilions and a restaurant. 

Deviant Wolfe is one of just a few craft breweries in historic downtown Sanford. They pride themselves on their community-driven attitude and their signature sours; the energetic vibes exhibited by the companies ownership are nothing short of genuine. Hosting special events such as yoga and run club are just a part of this companies go-getter personality, leaving their beers to speak for themselves—and boy do they have a lot to say!

Disney's Blizzard Beach is a water theme park located at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida. The wintery scene is an exciting contrast to the heated water areas and water slides amidst the ski resort look.

Eureka West Recreation Area is a great outdoor, family-friendly place that offers exciting experiences like boating and fishing. The state park is wheelchair accessible. It also has a picnic pavilion and a boat ramp that is open 24 hours a day. The park itself is open from sunrise to sunset. Located in Marion County the park is about 4 miles north of State County Road 316 on the east side of Fort McCoy. 

 

General James A. Van Fleet State Trail named after General James A. Van Fleet, a prominent Polk county resident, who was a U.S. military commanding officer. He is most recognized for his service during the Normandy Invasion, the Battle of the Bulge, and the Korean War. The General James A. Van Fleet Trail runs 29.2 miles long and passes through Florida's most widely sought out paddling havens like the Peace, Hillsborough, and Withlacoochee rivers. The horse trail parallel to the General James A. Van Fleet Trail and provides a place for equestrians to ride their horses. The General James A. Van Fleet Trail is pet-friendly, it has wheelchair accessibility, restroom facilities, and a picnic pavilion.

Highland Hammock State Park is a Florida State Park located west of Sebring in Highlands County, off of U.S. 27. It is one of the four original Florida State Parks, and is home to the state's only Civilian Conservation Corps Museum. The park is over 9000 acres of ancient oak hammocks and floodplain forests, and possesses some of Florida’s most unique and diverse collection of plant and animal life. Black bears, tortoises, Florida panthers, deer, alligators, and a variety of birds can be found roaming this massive park. Wildlife viewers will appreciate that Highland Hammock is also a part of the Great Florida Birding Trail. There are multiple campsites and nine nature trails, with ranger-guided tours consistently available throughout the year. Stock up on bug repellent, and come experience the real natural Florida at its best.

Whether you're hiking, picnicking, or just looking for a place to take in some fresh air on a mid-morning run, the Historic Santos Recreation Area has an activity waiting for you. Located near a former historic Negro League baseball field, the site offers plenty of recreational opportunities, as well as an annual celebration of Historic Santos on the last Saturday in February. 

The Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park is a part of the Everglades headwaters located near Central Florida.  It makes up one of the largest remaining tracts of Florida dry prairie, a unique Florida ecosystem home to many endangered and endemic species. For those hoping to catch a glimpse of the many species that call the prairie home, the wide and open landscape provides bird-watchers, photographers, and other wildlife enthusiasts the opportunity to spot them. Another prominent and unique feature of the park is its lack of light pollution, allowing campers and stargazers to see the bands of the Milky Way without any binoculars or special cameras. Other experiences and amenities offered by the park include bicycling, camping, horseback riding  trails, hiking, picnicking, and wildlife tours.

Lake Griffin State Park is home to Florida's second oldest Live Oak Tree, which is approximately 400 years old. It is a great place to sightsee and enjoy nature. The park offers 40 campsites, each with water and electricity, and some even include a sewer. Activities offered at Lake Griffin State Park include kayak and canoe tours, boat tours, and hiking. Various wildlife such as raccoons, bobcats, coyotes, and bears are all commonly found in the park's trails. 

Lake Kissimmee State Park has something for history buffs and nature lovers alike! Home to a variety of beautiful and unique wildlife, visitors at this former Florida cow camp can expect to see white-tailed deer, bald eagles, sandhill cranes, turkeys, and even bobcats. Located on the shores of lakes Kissimmee, Tiger, and Rosalie, there are countless recreational outdoor activities that groups and individuals can embark on. Enjoy boating, canoeing, and fishing in the picturesque lakes, or take in the views while you hike over 13 miles of scenic trails to observe and study the abundant plant and animal life. There are also six miles of trail opened to horseback riding and amenities such as shaded picnic areas, full-facility camping areas, and outdoor pavilions. The park's seclusion and distance from light pollution allows campers to take in dark skies and stargaze. For those looking to learn about some of Florida's history, your more into experiencing history, the park now offers a 1876 first person interpretive Cow Camp where attendees can see what it was like to live as a Florida Cow Hunter in the late 19th century.  

Only 30 minutes away from Orlando, Lake Louisa State Park is a perfect spot for Orlando locals to come to and relax. This state park is full of wildlife and activities; Lake Louisa State Park provides opportunities for biking, boating, camping, kayaking, and many more activities that nature lovers could enjoy.

The Landbridge Trailhead is the first of its kind, providing access to the I-75 Landbridge over stunning natural trails. The trailhead was designed to minimize ecological damage to the surrounding area and is framed with native plants. The trail boasts a unique parking experience with natural bike trails, hiking trails, horseback rides, and shaded picnic areas to explore.

The Lower Wekiva River Preserve State Park is a great place for a family outing or day off. Some of the activities for visitors include hiking, bicycling, paddling, and fishing. The park also includes a nature trail, equestrian trail, shower station, and canoe-kayak launch.

Luisa's Cellar is an explosive fusion of masterfully crafted wines, exotic beers, beautifully designed desserts and coffees, and an atmosphere like no other. Owned by a husband and wife duo, Yellymary and Sascha are each experts in their fields, with Yellymary being a master sommelier and Sascha being a German-born beer enthusiast. Together, the couple have created Luisa's Cellar, a flash of golden-era history in downtown Sanford with an unbelievable design. 

Born from an incomplete barge canal that would have connected the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico through northern Florida, the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway is now a protected greenway with diverse wildlife and a multi-use trail that spans 300 miles.

NSA Orlando Patrick AFB is a U.S, Navy training center in Orlando, Florida. It is home to the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD). It’s official website states that “NAWCTSD Orlando is the Navy’s principal center for modeling, simulation and training systems technologies. The Center provides training systems development for a wide spectrum of military programs, including aircraft, surface ships, submarines and other specialized requirements.”

Orange Blossom Brewing Company is an Orlando based brand that is synonymous with its flagship beer and former name Orange Blossom Pilsner or OBP. Originally started as a home brew, the company operates out of Brew Hub in Lakeland and has a wide range of distribution. Although it doesn't have a taproom, the company has made a name for itself as it offers some of the most Floridian beers on the market. 

Park and Seventh is a woodworking company located at the corner of the streets that have lent the company its name. Owned and operated by husband and wife duo, Michael and Amanda, Park and Seventh Woodwork's creations range from custom-built tables, to unique wall-art, to complete restaurant and barroom renovations. 

Disney's Typhoon Lagoon is a water theme park located at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Florida. It is one of two operating water parks at the resort and features a Surf Pool and the largest wave pool in North America. 

The exciting new Universal’s Volcano Bay™ water park opened in the Summer of 2017 featuring an all new concept in water parks with a gigantic volcano as it's central theme. The Krakatau™, the mighty Fire and Water Volcano towers 200 feet above the tropical landscape, streaming waterfalls during the day and fiery lava effects at night.

Wet 'n Wild opened in 1977, and is considered to be the first major standalone water park. After 40 years of being one of the top water parks, the park closed on December 31, 2016. Universal Studios purchased the park with plans to renovate. Universal opened Volcano Bay Water park nearby and has not revealed the future for the Wet 'n Wild land. 

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The Word is provided by the Salem Media Group with a Christian audience. An inspiring, family-friendly station!

Listen to 96.5 FM for local news, traffic, and weather conditions of Central Florida.

The Dramatic Education Inc has different programs available for their students. This theatre is for children in K-3. They do one performance per season with songs and choreography to Disney songs.

The Greater Orlando Actors Theatre’s goal is to provoke thought and communication through having traditional and avant-garde productions. They want their audiences to be enlightened and entertained when watching each production. They also want to challenge attitudes, stereotypes, and preconceived notions that people have about theatre. They are doing this by introducing their audience to contemporary concerns in each production they do. This small theatre usually produces between two to three shows a year. They also produce some musical theatre productions.

The Live Oak Theatre Company does three productions every season. You can be any age to audition for the Live Oak Theatre Company. There are group classes and private classes. Prices and classes available are on their website. 

Orlando's leading Rock station that play a combination of today's rock hits and the classics including Metallica, Green Day, Ozzy, and many more. There are several host throughout the day which listeners can also stream live from your iHeart Radio app. 

This smooth Jazz station has several personality hosts including Kenny G and Sandy Kovach in the morning, Miranda Wilson, Allen Kepler, and Maria Lopez. They talk about news, celebrity buzz, traffic, weather, and other topics. 

103.1 The Wolf call themselves Orlando's NEW Country, and known for their commercial free Mondays. When you tune in you'll hear the biggest stars in country music. 

On The Beat you'll hear the latest hits of R&B and Hip-Hop from artists like Drake, Cardi B, J. Cole, and many more. The host will also talk about the current news about these celebrities. 

This station plays the best music of the 80s. The Rick Stacy Morning Show, Grace Vasquez, and Domino are the stars of 105.9 who will keep you entertained throughout your day. 

When you are in Apopka this is the station to listen to. At 1520 WBZW, they promote everything positive about Apopka and its community. This includes upcoming events, local business, school sport news, and more. 

4th generation family owned and operated Florida honey farm producing and bottling raw all natural and unadulterated Florida Honey. 

You can catch this Puerto Rican cuisine food truck on Narcoosee Road in Orlando, FL. Bring your family and friends to try some tasty mofongo. They are open Wednesday to Sunday from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. 

Listen to 90.7 WMFE for your daily national news! WMFE serves as Orlando's primary NPR provider with a vision to enlighten all Central Floridians. 

Get a slice of fresh wood-fired pizza! There are many options to choose from. 

Listen to some soothing tunes at 92.7 FM radio. This family-friendly station provides listeners with unique, and relaxing music, news, weather and other content. Everything a family needs to stay informed. 

This is a country radio station that covers 14 counties in Florida playing a variety of today's best country hits. Listen to win concert tickets and other prizes, or text 877-937-7883 for song requests, questions, or comments. 

Classic hits from rock music on the weekends to acoustic on Sunday mornings. There are several radio personalities on 98.9 WMMO including Denise, Joe Rock, Hildi, and AJ. You can call on weekdays from 12-1pm to request a song. 

With only one store in the entire state of Florida, A Christmas to Remember is wonderfully unique store that is located in the Florida Mall. With decorations for the Christmas season to novelty gifts, there is a little something here for even the Grinch. The best way to get to this cute little store when navigating the Florida Mall is through the entrance near Footlocker. 

A'GACI is a store dedicated to all women's fashion. Clothing, shoes, and accessories fill the walls of this store to the max, complete with dressing rooms to try those outfits on. Casual and business attire alike, there is something here for even the pickiest female shopper!

The Achilles Art Cafe is filled with artwork and colors, representing its owner's vibe. It serves coffee, tea, frappes, sandwiches, and more. The cafe is furnished with couches, making the atmosphere more comfortable and cozy for its customers.

Come buy, sell, or browse thousands of unique comics, toys, and games at this exhaustive resource. Wall to wall to many other walls of everything you might be looking for is right here.

A fresh taste of reinvented burgers made with high quality ingredients.

Airboat Rides at Midway was the first airboat business in Orlando. Guests can choose from different types of airboat tours. There is a one-hour tour, a one-hour evening tour, a one-hour private ecotour, and the option of group or custom rides.

AJ is the man who is going to put you on the fish. He is a local to the Orlando area and knows how to catch fish. He has all the proof in the world on his website to clarify any doubts.

Aji Food Trucks serves tasty Peruvian cuisines on-the-go as a mobile food truck in Orlando, Florida. To find out their current location give them a call! 

Conveniently located off I-4, the Altamonte Mall is a great place to go for a wide selection of stores without all the crowds of many other Central Florida malls. An AMC movie theater will provide you with great entertainment after you shop.

There are two American doll stores in Florida where young girls can come and create their own doll, complete with matching, or not matching, outfits and accessories for them to play with. One store is located in Orlando at the Florida Mall and the other is located in Miami, at The Falls. Be sure to check out the store if you've got a little girl to make happy on your vacation! 

Pretzels are a well-known Amish delicacy! Experience a bit of the Amish culture. #EatAmish

Antique Center is a quaint, 4,000 sq. ft. antique shop located in Winter Park. They feature a plethora of art, vintage figures, furniture, and more from several decades and parts of the world. Their Asian antiques are especially unique and beautifully made. They are open Monday through Saturday.

Antiques on the Avenue is owned and operated by Hardy Hudson. He owned the first antique store in Central Florida for 24 years, which he opened in Winter Park, and opened Antiques on the Avenue 7 years ago. Their shop offers a wide variety of art, home furnishings, pottery, and jewelry, along with other unique finds. They buy and appraise antiques, estates, and collectibles, so their inventory is always expanding.

Apple Core Antiques & Gifts is a beautiful shop that features a 5,000 sq. ft showroom full of unique furniture, gifts, and collectibles. Many of these gems date back from the Victorian era to the early 1940's, including beautifully crafted wooden furniture. Apple Core also offers a variety of special services to their loyal customers such as upholstery, refinishing, caning, and repair.   

Arcade City is where all the gamers go to have a great time. A large family friendly arcade, all the modern games are stationed here. Players can shoot some hoops, beat up some bad guys, master the claws machine, and attempt to cross the finish line before anyone else. There really is a game for everyone here, so even if there is a non-gamer in the family, there is something to keep them entertained while the family's here. There’s only three locations in all of America, and Orlando is lucky enough to be one of them. So make a pit stop at Arcade City and see what kinds of prizes there are to win!

Arcade Monsters is a great place to play vintage arcade games in a comfortable nerdy setting. They also have food, drinks, merchandise available for purchase, and fun events and tournaments to participate in.

Arcadia Kid's Fun Museum is a hands-on interactive learning experience for children located right inside the Oviedo Mall. It has an indoor playground and ball pit as well as eight different interactive exhibits. Kids can play in exhibits like the diner, pet vet office, grocery store, and more. Kids are welcome to use their imagination and play with Arcadia toys freely. There's also story time and activities to look forward to every week, so there's always something new to learn.

Arden Courts is a Memory Care Community located in Winter Springs catering to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Featuring specialized trained caregivers, friendly common spaces, an inviting kitchen and family rooms and walking paths within enclosed courtyards, all designed for the safety and comfort of our residents.

Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children has provided their services to the people of Central Florida for over 25 years and have been able to help families find an environment where hope and healing are inspired by the children that are treated. The staff of this institution makes your child's health their top priority.

Aspire Health Partners, Inc. is a non-profit behavioral healthcare institution that provides affordable services for the people of Central Florida. Aspire is able to provide these amazing services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. They provide these services throughout five Central Florida counties; Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, and Seminole.

Auburndale Dog Park is a local park with equipment for you animals and a grass area to play. Also, it has a nature trail as well for the pet owners to enjoy.

This is A great gathering place for the community to come and share local foods and vendors. Family friendly and all around a good place to visit on a Monday night.

Austin's Coffee specializes in serving coffee and tea with only the most organic ingredients imported from around the world. They pride themselves on working with local farmers to ensure every ingredient they use is natural and environmentally friendly. They also serve treats such as sandwiches, salads, and numerous kinds of pastries. Austin's Coffee features live entertainment ranging from music and films to comedy and art shows.

Barley and Vine is a beer garden located on Bumby Ave in Orlando's Milk District. The bar offers a rotating selection of unique craft beers from around the world, with emphasis on unfiltered beers for a more full and authentic beer drinking experience. They also have a variety of cans and bottles and a very knowledgeable staff. Their outdoor space is one of the largest in the Orlando area, making this a rather authentic biergarten experience. 

Barnie's CoffeeKitchen has been serving freshly made, award-winning coffee for almost four decades. Aside from serving coffee, tea, and hot chocolate, they provide breakfast, lunch, and brunch menus. There's even a kids menu for the little ones. A café full of delectable treats, Barnie's CoffeeKitchen aims to offer its customers only the best. 

BayCare is a non-profit organization that provides a vast array of services at 15 hospitals all throughout the Central Florida and Tampa Bay regions. Some of the services they provide are acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness.

Bass Fishing Guide Orlando specializes in big game bass fishing in Central Florida 

Family-owned and operated in Central Florida dedicated to the production of raw Florida honey. Featuring unprocessed, natural Orange Blossom Honey, Gallberry Honey (aka Wildflower honey), and a unique Florida Allergy Honey Blend.

 

 

Portuguese food made with a lot of love! Serving gourmet tacos and desserts!

Benjamin French Bakery & Café is what any French-culinary enthusiast would hope for. Oui, this cafe brings almost all of the best parts of France to Orlando, Florida, including dessert, or in French, Pâtisserie; coffee; breakfast; and lunch. It's cozy, France-inspired, and its food is light yet filling.

Beth Marshall Presents is a theatre company made by Beth Marshall. She offers new plays every season. You won't see Beth Marshall Presents do a play twice. Beth usually does between four to eight plays per season, and she does a lot of different plays. Beth never sticks to a specific genre, and she picks a lot a plays with a powerful meanings.

Beth always struggled to find the perfect burger, so she created her own versions of it.

Big League Cards sells all kinds of sports cards as well as entertainment cards including Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic the Gathering, and My Little Pony. Here you can find cards both new and vintages. They have been voted the nations best card store for two years running.

Orlando's Polynesian Food Truck, home of the delicious Original Pinëapple Drëam. This island inspired food has many customer coming back for more!

Bikes Beans & Bordeaux was created by two cycling enthusiasts, Jen and Darrell Cunningham. B3 sells kid-inspired meals, breakfast, sandwiches, and drinks such as coffee and tea. It focuses on serving more healthy and protein-based foods than the average cafe does. With fresh hot chocolate made with Ghirardelli chocolate that will make your mouth water, Bikes Beans & Bordeaux is a great place in Central Florida to relax and enjoy yourself.

On West Church Street in Orlando, only a few blocks away from the Camping World Stadium (formerly known as the Orlando Citrus Bowl), Charles Frizzel of Broken Strings Brewery and Jeanna Malines of Black Cauldron Brewing, opened a pretty unique brewery. Actually, there are two breweries under the same roof.

Black Hammock Airboat Rides offers different airboat rides for guests to view the wildlife and scenery of Florida. There are different packages available to guests. One of the most unique packages is called the "Ride and Sip"; guests ride on the airboat and receive a free gator cup and drink from the Lazy Gator Bar. 

The Blanchard YMCA Family Center resides next to Jay Blanchard Park in Orlando. It is used for recreational purposes such as Zumba classes and swimming, and it houses a fitness center. There are always events going on at this YMCA so check out the website for an updated schedule of events. 

This novel tea bar uses organic, local ingredients in everything from their refreshing milk teas to their outrageously charming Unicorn Waffles. Incorporating fresh ingredients like local farmers’ honey and homemade sugar, this tea bar delivers a tantalizing taste of the Sanford community in every sip.

The best traditional Guyanese dishes available in Central Florida! Chef Bobbie mixes Indian and Caribbean flavors unlike any other food truck.

Manufacturing & Distribution of Premium Body Wrap Products and Skin Care Products for inch loss, slimming, toning, cellulite, stretch marks and other skin conditions. We offer private labeling, bulk ordering, best prices to salons and spas, and overseas shipping. 

Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures offers several different types of airboat tours. Visitors can see natural wildlife, including alligators. There are night tours, day tours, and an option to drive your own airboat. 

The Bok Tower Gardens makes for the perfect day trip on a bright and sunny Florida day. Not only are there 250 acres of gardens to enjoy, there is also the stunning Bok Tower, also known as the Singing Tower. This tower is definitely the highlight of the grounds, with it's beautiful architecture and ringing carillon bells throughout the day. The structure started construction in 1927 and finished in 1929 and has since been standing tall and ringing its bells proudly. The grounds are perfect for an afternoon picnic and as long as you clean up after them, dogs are allowed in most parts of the historical area. 

Boston’s Fish House seafood restaurant is considered one of Central Florida’s most relished landmarks and features New England style seafood. Since 1988, Boston’s Fish House restaurant has served fresh seafood from the Northeastern Seaboard region and presented a laid-back atmosphere of iconic Northeastern flare.

Bowigens Beer Company is an American Craft Brewery located in Casselberry, Florida. They specialize in creative and innovative beers. A place where they create a beer because it's something they are truly passionate about.

Two breweries under one roof. Each brewery rotates brewing on the three-barrel brewhouse system. Broken String Brewery will brew more hop-forward varieties paying homage to musical legends.The large, open tap room serves beer from each brewery. At any given time, the tap room serves drafts from 12 taps.

Busby Antiques and Collectibles offers wonderfully crafted china as well as toys, jewelry, books, and more. Busby himself has been collecting and dealing for over thirty years in Central Florida. They sell primarily online but their antiques can be seen in person at their corporate office in Oviedo. 

The C.A.R.E. Foundation is a refuge for over 200 assorted exotic animals and wildlife. Within their care are bears, large cats, reptiles, monkeys, birds, and more. They provide wildlife education and animal rescue.

Cady Way Park is a small park in the city of Winter Park that caters to children. There is a great playground equipment set for them to run around and play on as well as a swimming pool close by. Parents can watch their kids from the benches or the pavilion that sits close by. 

Formerly known as The Winey Wench and located in the Oviedo Mall is Calliope Street, a fun shop that offers canvas and wine painting classes. Classes are approximately two hours long, and you are encouraged to pack your own little picnic or other wines if you would like. Check the calendar for the scheduled paintings for certain dates and times, and unleash your artistic side! 

Camille La Vie is the best option for those who are looking for formal attire and there's five different locations in the state of Florida. They have ballgowns and prom dresses, as well as cocktail dresses, shoes, and accessories to match every outfit. It's the perfect place to find the perfect dress. 

Come in for a great atmosphere and even better kebabs. Just off of Semoran Blvd, Cappadocia is what you've been waiting for in Turkish cuisine.

Local farmer's market near Disney World, has unique vendors with fresh produce, handmade crafts, and much more. 

The Celebration Theatre Company does three musicals a season. So all the musical theatre lovers in Orlando, especially in Orange County, should check it out. They have volunteer and production opportunities available. For all information about shows, volunteering, ticket prices, and auditions look at the website below. 

Central Florida Animal Sanctuary provides housing for lions, tigers, and puma that would otherwise have no place to go. Come learn about these magnificent animals and their place in our world.

The mission of Central Florida Behavioral Hospital is to provide the kind of health care that patients recommend to their families and friends, physicians prefer for their patients, and in which their employees take great pride. Mental health and co-occurring substance abuse disorders are illnesses that may require intensive treatment. They believe in people’s innate capacity for healing and growth. With proper help and treatment, people suffering from mental health disorders and co-occurring substance abuse disorders have an excellent opportunity for recovery.

Central Florida Community Arts is a nonprofit musical arts organization for all ages. This cultural community includes Choir, Orchestra and Children & Youth Arts programs with seasonal productions. Music lessons, workshops and classes are also offered through the School of Performing Arts. 

Central Florida Regional Hospital's goal is to be a valuable resource in planning for your family's healthcare needs. Their team is committed to quality in everything they do to care for their community, from the care they provide their patients every day to information, screenings, and programs to help their community stay healthy.

The owners of Chi Phi (one from Chicago and the other is from Philadelphia) came together to share the best dishes from these two famous cities!

Enjoy a crunchy sweet snack also known as a churro! There are many different flavors with many cream filling options.

Clermont Brewing Company is located just south of Lake Minneola and is the second microbrewery to open its doors in Clermont. With ten craft brews of many styles making the opening day lineup and an artisanal menu with Neapolitan pizzas and gourmet salad, Clermont Brewing has much to offer. It also offers live music and a substantial outdoor dining space. 

"Where everyone knows your game!" Cloak and Blaster is the ultimate nerdy hang out spot. Come to play tons of tabletop games including some that you aren't likely to find anywhere else. They have a menu featuring beer and food items themed after Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more. Some of the dishes include "Lord of the Wings" and "Dragon's Eggs".

Congo River Golf has 8 different locations in the state of Florida and it's so much fun here! The mini golf course is perfect for those with little kids, as well as the gemstone mining feature that sits on the grounds. But what makes this place so unique is the fact that there are live alligators here to pet and feed. Only the baby alligators can be held and pet but the bigger ones are more interesting to watch when they eat. So find a location near you to check this cool experience!

Cool Stuff Games is a shop that sells everything related to tabletop gaming including CCGs, Board Games, Miniatures, RPGs, and so much more. There are several Cool Stuff Game locations around Florida. They have daily events and tournaments every week, so check the website to find the fun event for you.

CoolStuffInc is the largest online retail store for boardgames, and their headquarters is located in Maitland Florida. Card games like Magic the Gathering and Pokemon are also at home here. Come looking for your next favorite boardgame and play it with friends new and ongoing at one of their many tables.

Cornerstone Veterinary Center is a modern, state of the art, full-service veterinary hospital and clinic who strives to provide the highest standards at fair prices. Specializing in care for dogs and cats providing an intentional cat friendly environment.

This one of a kind food truck serving seafood from Maine throughout the US and one of the happens to be in Orlando!

This family business specializes in seafood and is most famous for their crab legs.

The Crayola Experience is a great one to share with your little ones! Geared towards children, they can create their own souvenirs with melted wax, play in the 2-story playground, star in their own coloring page, and even learn how crayons are made in a live show. With only four Crayola Experience stores in the nation, it's definitely worth the look if you're in the Orlando area. It's super easy access in the Florida Mall as it has its own entrance. 

Producing unique craft beer with excellent taste and consistent quality batch after batch. The brewery has an onsite tap and tasting room featuring flagship brands in addition to many other limited edition, seasonal, and specialty batches.

Try authentic Cuban food like Cuban sandwiches, Ropa Vieja, Black Bean Soup, and of course sweet plantains. Located right off 17-92 in Casselberry, stop by for delicious when you're on the run too.

"Making Pets Feel Good and Loving Every Second of It!" is the philosophy of owner Lourdes who became a pet groomer after wanting to groom her own dog and getting involved in her love of helping pets. Her service aims to provide a stress-free grooming experience that focuses on the needs of the pets first. 

 

Dajen Eats is a cafe that serves healthy Jamaican foods, located inside a gas station.

Dandelion Communitea Cafe is a beloved organic cafe located in the heart of Orlando, Florida which serves healthy vegetarian food.

De Azúcar imports quality ingredients from all over the world. From savory sandwiches to sweet pastries and desserts, they serve it all. De Azúcar also hosts baking classes for those who are just as passionate as the owner is about pastries. As if that wasn't enough, this coffeehouse offers breakfast, lunch, and dessert catering.

Dead Lizard Brewing Company is a local micro-brewery located between the Millenia Mall and Universal Studios. For three generations the family has been enjoying and sharing home-brewed craft beer with family and friends, and now are sharing it with you! Their beers are big and bold, yet embodied with subtle and distinct flavors.

They supply to the fanatical craft brew lovers in Central Florida with some of the best beer you’ve had. Anywhere!

Dickens Coffee & Tea Room is a tea house that serves breakfast, lunch, and brunch. It specializes in loose leaf tea and an assortment of blended teas. Decorated lavishly, this tea room represents elegance with a touch of simplicity. Dickens Coffee & Tea Room hosts tea parties with Princesses, bridal showers, birthday parties, and more. It also occasionally has special events, so be sure to check out its website!

 

Disney Springs is Walt Disney World's premier shopping and entertainment district. It's a great way to spend a Disney day outside of the parks. It is one of Central Florida's best places to shop, with high end shopping including stores you won't find anywhere else in the state. You can watch the latest movies at the amazing AMC dine in theater. Eat a delicious meal there or at any of Disney Springs' other world class restaurants - there are over 50 to choose from. Go bowling at Splitsville Luxury Lanes or check out the NBA Experience (new in 2019) for a fun way to spend the day. Catch one of your favorite bands performing at The House of Blues, or just enjoy some of the other live music throughout the Springs. With all this and so much more, you can't be bored here no matter how you choose to spend your time.

Disney's Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course has two lovely 18-hole mini golf courses. "A Family-Friendly Adventure" is full of whimsical scenes and it's fun for all ages. If you're looking for something a little more challenging yet fun, give "A Thrilling Challenge" a try!

District Eat and Play is a family friendly arcade with so much to offer, like special nightly events including karaoke, trivia, bingo, and more. They offer four themed escape rooms, boutique bowling, over fifty arcade games, billiards, and virtual reality. But stay tuned because they plan on adding even more! Whenever you're ready to take a break from all of the excitement of entertainment, sit back and relax in their lounge area, grab a drink from their fully stocked bar, or take a seat in the dining area and enjoy a meal. Come check out what all the buzz is about at District Eat and Play.

While this is a smaller dog park, it still features a pet shower, bench, and even a pet memorial bridge. All for man's best friend!

Dominick's is a neighborhood restaurant focused on bringing homemade, Italian cooking to the people of Winter Springs. Head to Dominick's for a delicious family dinner tucked away in the tree-filled landscape or check out their catering to bring the food to you.

Downtown CREDO is a coffee shop in Orlando that believes in connecting with its creative community. It prides itself on purchasing fresh coffee beans from Guatemala and Nicaragua. Whether you're craving a cup of coffee, tea, hot chocolate, or even an artistic atmosphere, Downtown CREDO has it.

Downtown Farmers Curb Market is located in Downtown Lakeland where the community invites locals for food, live music from a featured local artist, and handmade goods.

Featuring over 60+ vendors Downtown Clermont Farmers Market is the place to go to get handmade items and products from locals on Sunday morning and afternoon.

This is a community park where the whole family can come together at one park and enjoy the day outdoors. It has everything for the whole family including a splash pad and nature path.

The Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar was conceived to fill the need for Orlando to have excellent coffee and food everyone can enjoy. From plant-based choices to coffee sourced through fair trade, The Drunken Monkey is ethical and budget friendly. They also host local events such as stand-up comedy nights and art shows.

DUO58 Community Coffee Bar & Cafe's two primary goals are to serve its customers delicious food and help those in need. This special cafe is partners with Mission of Hope, a nonprofit organization that helps thousands of people in Haiti. DUO58 is also passionate about catering and providing its customers a pleasant experience. For more information about DUO58, visit its website.

Come to Eagle Ridge Mall for all the classic mall stores and so much more. There are no shortage of fun activities your kids can enjoy while you shop, including a Regal Cinema movie theater and a bowling alley.

There are quite a few attractions here at Easy Street Ocala. Lazer Maze is their newest attraction where when the lights go down, the laser beams pop up to create a maze. Can you make it through the maze without bumping one of the laser beams? Also featured here is a game called Water Wars, which is essentially the ultimate water balloon challenge and whoever is the driest wins. Along with a rock wall, a kid zone, arcade, go karts, and mini golf, it's really easy to spend an entire day here with the family and having fun. 

Echo Base Collectables sells new and vintage toys as well as pins and other collectables. They also have a print shop that can help you with art prints, stickers, and more.

El Buzo Restaurant serves affordable and exquisite Peruvian dishes to the Central Florida area. They primarily serve seafood and steak.

El Inka Grill serves authentic Peruvian cuisine, with emphasis on tradition, flavor, and use of fresh ingredients. They have live music on Fridays and Saturdays starting at 6:30pm. El Inka Grill also has Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm.

El Potro offers a wide variety of flavorful homemade dishes and is one of Orlando's authentic Mexican restaurants. El Potro owns three locations in Central Florida: Winter Park, Orlando, and Apopka.

The Planetarium at Seminole State College offers a one-of-a-kind experience to every space lover. Come for unique presentations "from traditional star displays and cultural shows that detail the importance of astronomy around the world, to feature presentations that whisk you through the depths of outer space".

E.A.R.S., or Endangered Animal Rescue Society of Central Florida, is a refuge for lions, tigers, cougars, bears, and primates.

Enzian is a member supported, non-profit organization which has been a cultural touchstone of Central Florida for over 31 years. Come enjoy alternative cinema, have a glass at the Eden bar, or attend the yearly Florida Film Festival, while having an experience that is simply Enzian.

ESPN is known as the world leader of sports news. Tune in to hear the highlights of sports teams in Orlando, high school sports, and much more. 

Ethos Vegan Kitchen in Winter Park is loved by locals for its vegan food. The restaurant only serves food that is 100% vegan. Menu items can also be made gluten-free or soy-free if needed. 

Fantasy of Flight might be small, but it's an awesome "museum" to visit if you're in the area of Polk City. It's not exactly a museum, but rather a hanger filled with aircraft. From I-4, there is a big sign that advertises the business but there's also a cool old-fashioned plane that sits on the property for people in passing cars to see a sample of the items that are housed here. The aviation hangar holds a collection of vintage aircraft from a variety of eras, starting with the early 1900s when flying was just starting to take off to World War I and World War II as well as a select few machines from the 1950s.

The hangar can hold up to 25 airplanes at any given time, although they are often switched out with others for regular maintenance and cleaning. There's also a little gift shop to check out for those who would like to have their own little aviation memorabilia. If you're a big fan of flying contraptions and would love to see a little bit history right in front of you, this is a great place to check out as a summer time activity! They do have a limited time schedule in which they are open, so it's recommended to check out their calendar to pick a day that works best for you. Regular business hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm from June to July and November to April. 

These premium, 100% beef hot dogs will keep you coming back for more. Joey Fatone, former member of NSYNC, started this food truck to share more about who he is and where he came from.  

We specialize in residential sales and property management, from condos to single-family homes to luxury estates and everything in between, helping buyers and sellers in Orlando, Winter Park and surrounding areas for over 35 years. 

Filomena's is a great local pizza place, conveniently located down the street from Seminole State College in Sanford/Lake Mary off 17/92. Come get a slice and a glass of wine.

Welcome to Fin & Fly fishing charters, the top rated charter fishing company in Cocoa Beach Florida. 

We provide full service guided charters along Central Florida’s Space Coast with years of experience and professional quality boats and equipment. So whether you want to chase tailing schools of Redfish on the skinny water flats, or pull big Snook out of the tight mangroves, or venture offshore to chase sailfish, Fin & Fly Charters has what it takes to make your trip a safe and enjoyable experience out on the water.

Offering retirement planning services to help you on the path to financial freedom. 

Florida Polytechnic University was established in 2012 in Lakeland as a university of engineering and technology dedicated to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

 

FM 101.9 strives to offer real alternative music with songs that you won't hear on other radio stations. Mel is on the air Monday - Friday from 10am - 3pm. James starts his hosting at 3pm and is an award winning producer. 

On this radio station you will hear daily sport knowledge and insights. They cover UCF Athletics, The Tampa Bay Bucs, Orlando City SC, and Magic Drive Time.

Footaction USA caters to the people who need to find a new pair kicks. They have shoes for men, women, and kids, plus a few accessories like socks and shoelaces to go with the new shoes. Footaction USA is always located in malls or other shopping centers throughout the state. 

PACE is for christian homeschooling families in central Florida. We care about each other and share our lives...online or face-to-face...as we seek to glorify our Lord Jesus Christ by homeschooling our children. We are passionate for Jesus and have a desire to grow in faith. We share opinions and recipes, homeschooling tips and theology, prayer requests and personal experience.

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