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“We love Thornton Park!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Thornton Park

Thornton Park
Ranked #160 of 421 things to do in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This charming neighborhood is home to some of Orlando's best restaurants and shops.
LaPorte, Indiana
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201 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“We love Thornton Park!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013

We stayed in a vacation home in Thornton Park for a month. What a great area! In a 3-4 block area, there are numerous restaurants, bars, salons and shops. On the 2nd Thursday of each month, they have a wine and art walk that is a blast. For $10, you get a glass and a map to over 15 establishments that will gladly pour you wine or beer. This is very popular. On Sundays, they have a farmers market in Lake Eola park. Live music, lots of food and crafts, and wine and beer. Its a beutiful park to walk around. We enjoyed our stay so much, we are planning to come back for two ons next winter.

Visited January 2013
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New Jersey
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“Quaint & walkable!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012

Thornton Park is a residential area in downtown Orlando. Located on the east end of Lake Eola, the Thornton Park neighborhood is home to upscale bungalow style homes on cobblestone streets as well as gleaming high rise residential towers. The streets are festive and adorned with wonderful restaurants, coffee houses, wine bars etc. It is a great reprieve from the hustle and bustle of the kind of attractions for which Orlando is better known, Don't miss it!

Visited December 2012
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Salinas, Ecuador
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46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great neighborhood”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2012

Thornton Park is a great neighborhood with some great plces to enjoy a meal, have a few drinks, and do some shopping. Best thing, you can walk from home to do all of this !!!

Visited November 2012
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Thank MikeInEcuador
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Orlando, Florida
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55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“One of the Night Life Spots for Locals”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2012

There are a variety of restaurants and music. Check local listings for the venue. It's located in an old section of Central Florida and is very quaint.

Visited April 2012
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Orlando, Florida
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73 reviews
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“Strolling the streets”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2012

When we moved out here, we knew we loved Thornton Park, but we never knew after a year out neighborhood would still have so many new things for us to do!

We have discovered some great local eats (Mucho, WildSide BBQ, Sonoma, CityFish for Happy Hour) and then end the evenings with a walk around Lake Eola. Look for my favorite swans, the ones with the black beaks. And you never know what you are going to run into, or who you will see. There's a festival almost every weekend. If not people watching, walk the neighborhoods to see the many different historical houses from the 20's and 30's.

Visited July 2012
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