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Interesting Downtown

Over the years this little quaint downtown has grown to be more of a community feel type of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fredo B
Orlando, Florida, USA
Lots to do and see in this small city

Love downtown Sanford. Super shops, a beautiful Tea Room, lots of bars and restaurants, antiques, a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nanci R
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Reviewed yesterday

Over the years this little quaint downtown has grown to be more of a community feel type of downtown that is warm and inviting. It is not overly crowded. There are lots of nice eateries and bars to visit. There seems to always be some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fredo B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love downtown Sanford. Super shops, a beautiful Tea Room, lots of bars and restaurants, antiques, a marshmallow store and Bitters and Brass- a beautiful, beautiful step-back-in-time bar with, albeit pricey, but fascinating drinks prepared by really cool bartenders, like Chris(I think that is his name)....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nanci R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a town full of character and fun to visit with all the shops. We enjoyed getting ice cream and smoothies at A Taste of Thyme Cafe.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Beth P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of nice places to see, eat and visit. My favorite city in Florida. Highly recommended place to visit, especially on the weekends.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kimmW3198CU
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boy Byrd dropped some woodstock in our eyeballs behind the dumpster at park and 3rd. Some guy name otis came by and was asking for money when he turned into this weird fenix lookin dinosaur with wings. Woke up in the dennys...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

After a Christmas parade we were looking for a place to meet with friends - some were hungry, some wanted a beer. Buster's Belgian Bistro filled the bill nicely. There were LOTS of folks out on the town. A nice party vibe, but not too...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank murexmom
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is a very family oriented area. Lots to do for the whole family. A lot of outdoor restaurants with pretty views of the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 402mcameron
Reviewed 3 December 2018

We came here for the farmer's market on a Saturday morning. There were a lot of booths with fresh produce and arts and crafts for sale. Nice place to walk around and enjoy the scenery.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank src1962
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Sanford is truly old Florida. Brick streets, on street parking and tons of fun things to do. Restaurants, antique/art shops, farmers market on Saturday, Alive After Five once a month with food trucks galore. There is always something going on!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 14 November 2018

It's a small town north of Orlando. Has a lot of restaurants and local businesses. However, most of the local businesses are closed on Mon and some are also closed on Tues.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lauren M
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Response from jeanie591 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know that much about the downtown area. I'm sorry I was unable to help.
Cherize A
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Response from Gatorpat1 | Reviewed this property |
Lived there for almost 20 years. Still has a small town feel. If you don't have to commute the skinny parking lot (I-4) during rush hours, it is nice place to live.