The City of Sanford, FL
The city of Sanford is located in the state of Florida and has a population of 50,998 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Sanford is Orlando, approximately 15 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Sanford, including Burger King, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Colonial Room Restaurant, Don Pablo's Mexican Kitchen and Amoco Food Shop. For a larger selection of Sanford restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Sanford Zoos, Museums and/or Golf Courses, including the Lake Mary Chamber of Commerce Building, DeBary Hall, Sanford Grammar School, Seminole County Home and Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Sanford please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 5 airports are located in or near Sanford:
- Daytona Beach Intl. Airport (DAB)
- Leesburg Intl. Airport (LEE)
- Orlando Herndon Airport (ORL)
- Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO)
- Orlando Sanford Intl. Airport (SFB)
Sanford, Florida Climate and WeatherIn the month of March, Sanford experiences an average high temperature of 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in March are usually about 54 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.8 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Sanford with daytime temperatures averaging 91 degrees in the summer, and 71 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Sanford to receive an average of 2.79 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 6.71 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 103 degrees in the summer and as low as 19 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Sanford should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 83 degrees, and nighttime lows of 61.
Sanford, Florida Attractions
1African American Museum of the Arts - Deland,
The African American Museum of the Arts is a museum that can be found at 325 South Clara Avenue, Deland, Florida. It contains a revolving display of art, and over 150 African-related artifacts.
2Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens - Winter Park,
The Albin Polasek House and Studio, officially known as the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens or The Polasek, is a historic site in Winter Park, Florida. It is located at 633 Osceola Avenue on three acres overlooking beautiful Lake Osceola. On May 2, 2000, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
3Amway Arena - Orlando,
Amway Arena is a defunct indoor arena in Orlando, Florida. It is part of the Orlando Centroplex, a sports and entertainment complex located in Downtown Orlando, . The last day of operation of the facility was on September 30, 2010 as arena operations moved to the new Amway Center. According to Orlando Magic President Alex Martins, Amway Arena is expected to be demolished before the end of 2011.
4Amway Center - Orlando,
The Amway Center is a sports and entertainment venue in Orlando, Florida, located in the Downtown area. It is part of Downtown Master Plan 3: a plan that also involves improvements to the Citrus Bowl and a new performing arts center. The arena is home to the Orlando Magic of the NBA, the Orlando Predators of the AFL, and will host the 2012 NBA All-Star Game. As well as many other concerts and events, the popular WWE Monday Night RAW debuted at the Amway Center on November 22, 2010 and WWE Smackdown is set to debut at the Amway Center next year on May 3, 2011.
5Aquatica - Orlando,
Aquatica is a water park operated by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and located near Orlando, Florida. The park, which opened to guests on March 1, 2008, is a companion to SeaWorld Orlando and is located across International Drive from the main theme park. The park is themed to the southern Pacific and features Australian and New Zealand based mascots.
6Arboretum of the University of Central Florida - Orlando,
The Arboretum of the University of Central Florida is that can be found on the main campus of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida in the US. Covering 80 acres, it contains more than 600 species of plants, including more than 100 bromeliads, in cultivated gardens.
7Art League of Daytona Beach Gallery - Daytona Beach,
The Art League of Daytona Beach is located at 433 South Palmetto Avenue, Daytona Beach, Florida. It contains exhibits by local artists, and holds regular classes and workshops.
8Atlantic Center for the Arts - New Smyrna Beach,
9Barberville Central High School - Barberville,
The Barberville Central High School is a historic school in Barberville, Florida. It is located at 1776 Lightfoot Lane. On February 3, 1993, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
10Boggy Creek Golf Club - Orlando,
The Boggy Creek Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Orange County Florida. Built in 1980, this Orlando course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 407-857-0280. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 3650 8th St, Orlando, FL 32827
Sanford, Florida Hotels
3Springhill Suites By Marriott Orlando North/sanford
201 N Towne Rd
Sanford, FL 32771
Sanford, Florida Restaurants
This is a list of Sanford Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Lunch Restaurants and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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