31 days in Sanford & Winter Garden Itinerary

31 days in Sanford & Winter Garden Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Florida itinerary planner

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Sanford
— 18 nights
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Winter Garden
— 12 nights
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Sanford

— 18 nights
Sanford is a city in the central region of the U.S. Kids will appreciate attractions like Stetson Mansion and Jeanine Taylor Folk Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sanford: DeLand (Hontoon Island State Park, Blue Heron River Tours Inc, &more), Christmas (Orlando Wetlands Park, Fort Christmas Historical Park, &more) and Titusville (North Brevard Historical Museum, Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, take a leisurely stroll along Sanford RiverWalk, hike along Black Bear Wilderness Area, and immerse yourself in nature at Wekiwa Springs State Park.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sanford trip planner.

Ocala to Sanford is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and train. December in Sanford sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Winter Garden.

Things to do in Sanford

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Winter Garden

— 12 nights
Winter Garden is a city located 14mi west of downtown Orlando in western Orange County, Florida, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lake Apopka Wildlife Trail and Lake Dora. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Dora (Palm Island Park, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more), Howey in the Hills (The Howey Mansion & Mission Inn Golf Resort) and Yalaha (Blue Bayou Farm, Yalaha Bootlegging Co., &more). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Winter Garden Village, browse the fresh offerings at Winter Garden Farmers Market, see the interesting displays at Winter Garden Art Association, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Rianhard.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Winter Garden trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Sanford to Winter Garden takes an hour. In December, daytime highs in Winter Garden are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Winter Garden

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Trails

Side Trips