Living in Winter Park, FL

Fast Facts About Winter Park, FL

Population of Orlando: 30,764

Distance from: 

  • Lakeland: 1hr 12min
  • Tampa: 1hr 29min
  • Orlando: 15min

Nearest airport:

Median income of Orlando (2020): 

  • Individual: $65,481
  • Household: $80,500

County: Orange County

Type of location: City

Why is Winter Park a Nice Place to Live?

Situated just outside of Orlando, Winter Park was once considered to be a winter resort. Today, Winter Park booms with arts and culture, including Rollins College and the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of Natural Art. Winter Park is also home to breathtaking views and beautiful elements of nature. Those living in Winter Park enjoy quick access to more than 70 parks, all home to a myriad of events, festivals and celebrations during the year.

Winter Park offers high-level quality public schools for elementary through high school students within the Orange County School District. Its mission is to create enriching and diverse pathways that lead their students to success.

What is Winter Park Known For?

Winter Park acquired its name after the onset of the South Florida Railroad in 1880. Today, most of the action occurs on Park Avenue, a tree-line and cobblestoned street boasting delicious restaurants, trendy shopping, and inspiring museums. Those living in Winter Park enjoy the family-friendly activities available to both residents and visitors alike.

What Are the Best Restaurants in Winter Park?

Some of the top restaurants in and around Winter Park with the highest-rated Google reviews include:

  • Hillstone Restaurant, an upscale chain eatery serving burgers, steaks & other American fare in stylish, spacious surroundings.
  • Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine, for Turkish fare served in a stylish restaurant with warm, yellow walls, antique hookahs, a bar & patio.
  • Briarpatch Restaurant, for breakfast fare such as waffles & eggs Benedict plus homemade ice cream served in an airy setting.
  • Garp & Fuss, a hidden Garden restaurant serving creative American fare & cocktails in a stylish space with a pool.
  • Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen, a colorful eatery offering gumbo, fried crawfish & other classic Cajun-Creole dishes, plus cocktails.

To learn more about purchasing a home and living in Winter Park, FL check out the median home price and inventory or call me at (407) 566-2555 to get immediate help.


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