Sanford: Where Old Florida Meets New Adventures

Sanford is a hip, up-and-coming town in Seminole County, Florida.

The town has a robust bar and craft beer scene, with at least five breweries, one distillery, four beer gardens, and more than a dozen bars.

Sanford offers a variety of unique experiences, including Limo Cycle tours, Barbara-Lee stern wheeler cruises, and the Elev8 Fun entertainment center.

The town's RiverWalk provides a scenic waterfront path for walkers, runners, cyclists, and skaters.

Sanford is full of small-town charm, with quaint brick streets, historic Victorian homes, and unique forms of transportation like golf carts and a free trolley.

The town has a rich Black history, with Midway/Canaan City, Goldsboro, and the Hopper Academy building all playing important role.

The Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens is a must-visit, with over 350 animals representing more than 100 species.

Sanford is home to a wide variety of shops run by Central Floridians, from Unfurl Collective to Magpies Modern General Store.

The town offers a variety of local and global flavors, from Hollerbach's German Restaurant to Henry's Depot food hall.

There are plenty of opportunities to get artsy in Sanford, with Taylor's Gallery on First, Hollerbach's Art Haus, Theatre West End, and the Ritz Theatre.

Sanford hosts a number of annual festivals, including Sanford Porchfest, Sofas and Suds Couch Racing, the Orlando Air Show, Jingle Jam, and the St. Johns River Festival of the Arts.