What to Do In Lake Mary, Florida
Lake Mary’s beginning dates back the 1800’s when the lake (and eventually the village) was named after the wife of a minister who settled on the lake’s northern shore. The village of Lake Mary,Florida began with the combining of two tiny settlements, Bent’s Station and Belle Fontaine.
The Lake Mary Chamber of Commerce was established in January of 1923. It has been active continuously since and has the distinction of being the oldest one in the state of Florida.
Lake Mary, Florida
As the influence of the Disney development expanded northward in the early seventies, Lake Mary changed from a rural citrus growing community to a semi-rural bedroom community serving Orlando.
Lake Mary was rated by Money Magazine as the #4 best place to live in America in their August 2007 issue. With that kind of welcome news Lake Mary residents can keep their heads held high and look forward to the future.
Our Favorite Things to Do in Lake Mary, Florida
Our mini guide below will help you find some of our favorite things to do during your stay in Lake Mary, Florida
Lake Mary is calling
One of the most enjoyable things about Lake Mary Florida is no matter if it’s day or night, rain or shine, there is always something to do. Arts and Culture activities that will put a smile on your face and make you want to do it again. So what are you waiting for? Lake Mary is calling.
Wine Art Wednesday is activity that has been put on by the Lake Mary Parks and Recreation Department for the past four years. On the first Wednesday of every month you can stroll among the canvas tents of local artists offering their creations and artisans displaying their homemade crafts. Or you can visit the John Michael Events beer and wine garden where you can sip a beverage while you listen to some live music
Fun In The Sun
Stand by Paddleboarding (SUP) originated in Hawaii as a way to aid instructors teaching beginners how to surf. Now it has found its way to the Lake Mary area. Not only is SUP a great way to get in some exercise but it’s also a relaxing way to see the beauty of Florida you won’t see from a car. You can paddleboard over 300 area lakes, the Wekiva River, natural inlets bays or salt water rivers of the intercostal waterways, and if you don’t mind the drive you can try out your skills on the ocean. Fun in the sun for the entire family.
A Moment On The Lips
Lake Mary Florida doesn’t have a bunch of places to eat. It has a smorgasbord of delectable culinary destinations.A plethora of appetizing palaces that can appease any persnickety palate.Once you get your tongue untwisted you might want to try one of these places.Or maybe even all three.
Now here is a restaurant that truly believes “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” But if you like to sleep in, they also have a fabulous lunch menu.
How would you like an upscale dining experience in a Key West inspired atmosphere? Well here it is! The seafood catch of the day is flown in daily.
ARGENTINIAN RESTAURANT AND BAKERY
Have you heard the saying: A moment on the lips, a lifetime on your mind? Well, that’s not exactly how it goes but it is what you’ll think once you’ve tried the items from this unique South American bakery.
Loose Your Tie
If you are one those people who looks forward to the sun going down Lake Mary Florida has a neon light turned on just for you. Everyone needs the opportunity to let down their hair and loosen their ties with good friends, good food, “To a night we’ll never forget”… unless we have too much fun. In that case, “To a night we wish we could remember.” But don’t forget to give these places a try.
PAINTING WITH A TWIST
Even Michelangelo had to start someplace. There’s a good chance if he lived in Lake Mary Florida it was here. Their helpful instructors will supply all the painting supplies and artist instructions. All you have to do is bring your own bottle of your favorite beverage, some snacks, and your willingness to enjoy a twisted good time.
DEXTERS OF LAKE MARY
This place has been a local favorite for more than 20 years. And from their first day in business until today it’s always been about the food.
4TH STREET BAR AND GRILL
This is so much more than a sports bar. This is where friends in Lake Mary gather to dine and unwind. You can choose to eat your favorite American food inside, surrounded by the large screen televisions, or outside on their palm tree lined patio
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