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Best things to do in Winter Park

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Science Museum
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“The range of exhibits is "designed to inspire curiosity and exploration" according to the Orlando Science Center themselves, while there’s also a range of shows, presentations, and hands-on interactions throughout that aim to "bring the exhibits to life" – great for the whole family. Highlights include Nature Works, a huge space on the ground floor that details much of the surrounding Central Florida wildlife and ecosystems. There’s also KidsTown, a miniature town full of fun and interactive games. For the budding palaeontologists out there, DinoDigs is where you can uncover fossilised dinosaurs and inspect huge dinosaur eggs ”
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Art Museum
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“There is an admission fee. Closed on Mondays and Holidays. The Morse Museum houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933), including the artist and designer’s jewelry, pottery, paintings, art glass, leaded-glass lamps and windows; his chapel interior from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago; and art and architectural objects from his Long Island country estate, Laurelton Hall. The Museum’s holdings also include American art pottery, late 19th- and early 20th-century American painting, graphics, and decorative art.”
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Art Gallery
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“The Orlando Museum of Art is a 501 3 not-for-profit organization directly serving greater Orlando, Orange County and Central Florida. The museum was founded in 1924 by a group of art enthusiasts.”
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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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Travel Agency
“Spend one hour exploring and learning about the Winter Park chain on lakes ”
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Italian Restaurant
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“A local favorite, only a ten minute walk from Knowles House. You will likely need a reservation if you don't want to wait an hour to be seated.”
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Market
“East End Market is a 2-storey market-cum-arcade that aims to showcase the best of what Central Florida has to offer in terms of cooked food, art, and fresh produce. The market also features some world-class restaurants, a large event space, a live-cooking area and office space. Check their website for upcoming special events. ”
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Steakhouse
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“Our personal favorite. Always excellent food, service and beautiful sunsets. ”
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Spa
“Park Avenue has great shopping, coffee shops, trendy restaurants and night life”
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Indie Cinema
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“Not only are they a fantastic indie theater, but the Eden bar is a fantastic pick for an outdoor drink.”
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Wine Bar
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“Yo can taste many types of wine here while lounging in their comfy chairs and couches. You pay to load up a card and then use that card to self serve to try the vast selection of wines. They have a light food menu and a bar in the back. ”
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Shopping Centre
“ Unique stores and about a 45 minute drive but will worth it. Antique stores, cafe,s, bars and a great location for shopping. ”
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University
“Local college that plays hosts to classes, concerts, plays, festivals, and other special events. Ten minutes away”
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Lounge
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“If you're looking for to celebrate something special, have the best dessert of your life, or an exceptional cheeseboard, this is the place.”
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Gastropub
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“Amazing food! You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. A little more spendy, but worth it! ”
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Theatre
“Performing Arts Theater, hosting various plays and musicals throughout the year”
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