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Wonderful Place to Visit

Downtown Sanford Florida is a wonderful place to visit, nice antique stores, nice pubs to have a nice cold drink, beautiful park to take your kids too, splash park for hot days... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Downtown Sanford Florida is a wonderful place to visit, nice antique stores, nice pubs to have a nice cold drink, beautiful park to take your kids too, splash park for hot days, playground for kids to play,a beautiful view of lake monroe,boats and beautiful lakefront to walk and see the scenery. If you have not been to downtown Sanford Florida... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

There are many lovely shops, a good collection of bars, a few restaurants, and many fun events. There is a small but informative welcome center. It is a very walkable area, and we love visiting this district.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

There are a ton of fun and unique spots to visit and hang out at. Some of our favorite are Celery City Craft, La Sirena Gorda Cabana (Fat Mermaid), Wops Hops, Little Fish Huge Pond, Christo's, and The Imperial Room. They are even adding new restaurants and bars like Wondermade Marshmallow shop and a new wine room. We definitely recommend... More 

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Sanford, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Nice and clean..nice sidewalk cafes with most with excellent food. Farmers Market is clean and good veggies but it is Florida so tomatoes lack the flavor of good soil.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

What a pleasant surprise! This town was quaint with lots to offer. We were in the area for a canoe race so we took the time to explore after the race. The road was made of red bricks. There were lots of shops in old buildings. We drove to the Taste of Sanford location but we were short of time... More 

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Newburgh, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

After visiting several websites, I decided to spend one day/night of my vacation in Sanford. I loved the charming Monroes on the Lake.It was sweet and quaint with wonderful amenities. I shopped on 1st and 2nd street enjoying the wares and hospitality of the shop owners. The Welcome Center was a font of information and was a fun stop. The... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Visit the Farmer's Market, enjoy the antique shops, boutiques, restaurants and be sure to take a delightful walk along the lake. Also, drive up and down the streets to see the wonderful Victorian architecture.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This city is amazing. Charm plus culture with bars employing authentic German and Belgian recipes, to the trendy and hipster bars. Craft beers and nice walking distances.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

An old Florida town with character and getting more by the month. New lakefront walkway, bars, restaurants, monthly Alive After Five street events, Paint The Trail. So many cool things and buildings. Beautiful location on Lake Monroe and lots of fun places to eat and drink. This is old Florida with a new twist.

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Sanford, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Great for an afternoon or evening stroll of shopping and dining. Beautiful historical buildings on cobblestone roads located near Lake Monroe. Two theatres, plenty of great dining establishments for all tastes, fabulous antique and art stores, book shop jewelry making shop, beauty salons, popcorn shop and more. Free shuttle from the train and just minutes from Interstate 4. Dog-friendly cafes... More 

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