Sanford’s A Fab Foodie Destination

Florida foodies and culinary travelers looking to wet their whistles and fill their plates should swing through Sanford, where the meals are always mouthwatering and the craft beer taps are always flowing. The historic city and county seat has one of the “region’s hottest food scenes” according to the Orlando Sentinel, and boasts a unique…
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So Much To Do in Sanford

Sanford, located only 30 minutes from Orlando, feels like a world away. A quaint, yet happening small city, full of shops, restaurants, festivals, beautiful views, history, and intriguing architecture. There are so many great things to do! Here are some of our favorites, but there is so much more to discover –  go for a day, and…
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Sanford Adds Historical Trolley Service

For several years, the Sanford Community Redevelopment Agency has been providing daily transportation for passengers from the both SunRail and Amtrak train stations to Downtown Sanford’s Historic Welcome Center on First Street. Now a new historical trolley is replacing the shuttle van and adding several stops within downtown. Additionally, the hours of operation have been…
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Celery Raised in Sanford

Who knew that Sanford was famous for it’s Celery crop long before it had the cool local food scene we’ve all been discovering of late – local writer Chad Crawford has the scoop….and a fistful of the long green stuff we all love to dip in the blue cheese dressing! “Being born and raised in…
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Sanford Puts Out The Welcome Mat

Visitors to the Sanford area would do themselves a big favor by stopping at the official downtown Welcome Center – if you want to know what’s happening around town, where the fun is and what not to miss, this is the place! Since its inception more than 12 years ago, the Historic Sanford Welcome Center…
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Sanford’s Culinary Movement

Sanford is having its homegrown culinary moment. Actually, it’s more of a movement. An area that was once dominated by chain restaurants and corner mom ‘n’ pops have in the last few years seen a surge of dining and drinking establishments developed and owned by local business people. And adding, even more, effervescence is a…
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Something’s Brewing in Sanford

If you’re longing for a serious beercation—or even just a little local “flavor” away from the hubbub of Central Florida’s major attractions—Sanford is working on becoming your new favorite place. The two established brewpubs on pedestrian-friendly Sanford Avenue, part of the city’s cultural corridor, are expected to be joined by three other microbreweries in the…
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