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Downtown Sanford

Address: Sanford, FL
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Ranked #1 of 31 things to do in Sanford
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other

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Lake Mary, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We spend lots of time in Sanford. It's a great little town. The downtown has great art galleries, antique and second-hand shops, wonderful restaurants, and great late-night drinking establishments. We love Sanford!

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Lake Mary, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Small town ambience, small town friendly.... GREAT restaurants and bars! You do not have to go to big town Orlando to have a great night out. Love this place!

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Sanford, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What a great place to spend an afternoon browsing, eating, drinking, or walking the Riverfront. Their is plenty to do for the artistic crowd (three great galeries, two local theatre companies) the historian (gateway city of Florida at the turn of the Century), the antiquer,

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Lansing, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Well maintained & fun to ride your bike. We took the kids & fed the ducks, rode our bikes into town, ate lunch & then rode through the historic district.

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Sanford, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Our friends just took over NEMO's and changed the name back to WOLFYS. Can't wait for all the fun to begin. New management, new menu, new prices!!!!!!!!

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NewSmyrnaBeach, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

downtown Sanford is a hidden jewel. It is historic Florida. Brick pavers abound and several good restaurants. It is located on scenic Lake Monroe with a great park downtown. The monthly Alive at 5 sponsored by the CC is fun with tastes of great food and cheap beer....!

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Sanford, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I don't live very far from downtown. They have lots of events that I have attended down there. Even when an event is not going on, it's still a very fun day to walk around the lake and then go through all the old town shopping. It's definitely a great relaxing day walking around (like a weekend day trip). Recommended!!

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Holywell, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had only ever considered Sanford as an alternate entry point to Florida, an alternative to Orlando International. We visited Sanford on recommendation of a Florida resident. It is a beautiful, historic town, well worth a visit if you are in Central Florida

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Orlando, Florida
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96 reviews 96 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

well they have "remolded" the downtown and tried to show a new side of towm with antigue shops and what i feel are pricey restaurants; event days have crowds; but for us once you have been there you've seen what there is

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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122 reviews 122 reviews
51 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I loved our evening in Downtown Sanford. We started on 3rd and Sanford which is smaller and even newer than the businesses on First. The paint is barely dry on most of the Sanford Ave businesses. Good food, a microbrew, and just an overall sense of friendliness. Second Thursday was on First Avenue from 6-8, and it was replete with... More 

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