Winter Park, Florida, in Orange County, is 4 miles NE of Orlando, Florida (center to center) and 81 miles NE of Tampa, Florida. The city is an upscale town of about 30,000 people in the heart of Orlando’s urban area.
Winter Park is a lovely city that offers numerous activities that would entertain people with varied tastes, from museums to beautiful parks. Its main street, called Park Avenue, is located in the middle of town. It includes art galleries, civic buildings, retail, a private liberal arts college (Rollins College), museums, a park, a train station, a golf course country club, a historic cemetery, and a beach and boat launch. Some great festivals, like the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, are also held in this area. In addition, an exotic car show is held every October at Central Park.
Winter Park also is a nature lover’s destination. In Winter Park, you’ll find more than 70 parks, all home to various events, festivals, and celebrations throughout the year – and available to anyone looking for a place to sit in the shade and enjoy a beautiful Central Florida afternoon. There are enough activities within the Winter Park city limits to keep you busy, but all the Orlando attractions are just minutes away.