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Parks & nature in Orlando

Zoo
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“Circa-1949 landmark delivering alligator & snake shows, a petting zoo, a water park & a zip line.”
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“Lovely afternoon walking around Eola Park and Lake.They have swan boats, nice grassy landscape and fountain in the middle of the lake. Large play ground for kids. Great for checking out ducks, swans, and other wildlife. Plenty of restaurants/bars to visit as well. You can sit relax and enjoy the beauty of the nature. ”
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Garden
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“check out the monthly outdoor movies. Bring a picnic, chairs or blanket and your own wine! It's a great time. Day time visitation is also lovely.”
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“Note: We are about as close as you get to Universal as Orange County does not allow vacation rental homes- only hotels, but you are only 20-25 minutes away.”
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“The centerpiece of Orlando. Walk around the popular lake or ride a swan paddle boat! Check out the beautiful rainbow colored Walt Disney Amphitheater and grab a bite at Relax Grill.”
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Garden
“A wonderful, free garden park that is great for wandering around in, exploring local wildlife and ecosystems, and enjoying being outside within the city.”
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“Central Park is the crown jewel of all the parks in Winter Park. Conveniently located on Park Avenue in the heart of the downtown shopping district, this 11-acre park hosts numerous events and activities throughout the year including the annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, and the Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebration.”
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“This park is within walking distance. A run here is 2 miles. Loads of hiking trials, gof frisbee, animal farm, kids playground, grilling areas, canoeing and RV camp. ”
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Wine Bar
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“Fine dining and the best pastry chef in town. LOVE their fried green tomato appetizer; Mac n Cheese; Blue Cheese potato chips and pretty much any dessert.”
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“In my opinion the prettiest park in all Central Florida! On the water and stunning old growth bald cypress.”
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Garden
“Spectacular 50-acre display of flowers and plants along a scenic walk. Check out their schedule for movie nights in the park!”
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“ Green expanse between 3 lakes, home to art & science museums, a firefighting museum & 2 theaters. 777 E Princeton St”
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“Great dog park. Beach front to a lake where dogs can swim . Off lease. Big park”
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“two minute walk. Covered picnic benches and a walking path around park with exercise stops. ”
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Garden
“NIce paved walking path around park. Picnic area. Dock with view of lake. Picturesque estate home. ”
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“Great place to go for a walk, a run, biking, kayaking or just fresh air and a picnic.”
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