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Lake Eola Park

195 N Rosalind Ave, Orlando, FL
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Ranked #29 of 198 Attractions in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Bodies of Water, Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Home to a majestic fountain and graceful swan boats, Lake Eola Park is a bit of serenity and Old Florida in the heart of Orlando.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Miami, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

We were at a hotel across the street, and were able to walk to the park. There is a great amphitheater with a pleasant background of the lake and the fountain. Avoid the swan ride but otherwise a good pace to go. Perfect for events.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is a really beautiful place to visit, there are lots of photo opportunities, with a few sculptures dotted around the lake. Perfect for a dog walk or jog.

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Mesa, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Beautiful park situated right on the lake. They have swan boats as well. We did some family pictures here and they came out gorgeous. They have a great Farmer's Market on the weekend as well.

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Orlando, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

A great place to walk around after a date and get a gorgeous view of Orlando's skyline. And they fixed the fountain so now its better than ever!

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Corrales, New Mexico, United States
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86 reviews 86 reviews
37 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We took a short day trip here and rented a Swan Boat with our moms for 1/2 hour on the lake. A small fee for parking and the boat ride only, otherwise free. This time of year still a bit hot for much walking, but lots of Swans and other birds in and around the lake. Well worth a stop,... More

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Lovely park, lovely lake. Farmers market an unexpected bonus. Nice way to spend a couple of hours on a Sunday morning. Very very hot when we were there and no breeze, but it was exceptional weather at that time and nothing to do with the location.

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

So much more here than meets the eye. First of all there is a nice path that goes around the lake and if you can find the part of the path where a huge storm drain dumps into the lake there are huge fish and turtles! So many Swans call this place home and the also offer paddle boats that... More

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Cape coral, florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This park would have received 5 stars except for the fact there is NO parking. We drove three hours to get here to meet up with family visiting the area. Meters are $1.00/hr if you think to bring a ton of change which we did not. Other parking was limited to only two hours, well what if you want to... More

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Charlbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Went on a Sunday, as there is a farmers market there from 10am. It was well worth the visit. Parking in side streets is free then too. We spent a couple of hours wandering the farmers & craft market, sampling the food along the way! The lake has some beautiful sculptures all around it. Swan boat pedalos available $15 for... More

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Essex, England
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89 reviews 89 reviews
52 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

After a crazy few days at Disney we escaped to visit the delights of Lake Eola in Orlando. It took about 30 mins from Kissimmee (we used Travelmath/google directions to aid us!). It was a world away from the mickey fest! It's a lovely walk of around a mile, and despite the heat a pleasurable one with lots of shade... More

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