Lake Mary, a suburban area of Seminole County in central Florida, is located just outside of bustling Orlando and all its theme parks. A key center within the metropolitan area, the city itself offers a variety of things to do for both tourists and locals alike. With its convenient location near all of Orlando’s attractions and the Atlantic Coast, Lake Mary also serves as an ideal home base for exploring the central Florida area. From dining to recreation activities to shopping and much more, there’s plenty to do in Lake Mary. CDC information for travelers. Hours/availability may have changed.
1.Lake Mary Farmer's Market
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The Lake Mary Farmer's Market offers local produce and products in downtown Lake Mary, Florida. From 9:00am until 1:30pm every Saturday, visitors and locals alike can browse the stalls of the farmer’s market in Central Park. In addition to the wide variety of fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, the Lake Mary Farmer's Market also includes an array of fresh flowers, baked goods, crafts, art, prepared foods, and more. The market is also pet-friendly, as long as dogs remain on a leash. A food truck can usually be found at the farmer’s market as well.
100 N Country Club Rd, Lake Mary, FL 32746, Phone: 407-585-1421
2.Lake Mary Museum
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The Lake Mary Museum may not be the largest museum in the state of Florida, however, it is still full of many interesting exhibits and fascinating information about the area’s local history, dating back to before the Civil War to an era prior to Lake Mary and the surrounding area being officially settled. There are a number of permanent exhibits at the Lake Mary Museum, as well as temporary exhibits from several other institutions. Exhibits often showcase work by local artists and the museum also hosts an array of special events year-round, ranging from holiday celebrations to guest speakers to festivals.
158 N Country Club Rd, Lake Mary, FL 32746, Phone: 407-585-1481
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Planet Obstacle is a unique, fun, and exhilarating thing to do in Lake Mary, Florida. This indoor obstacle park is a place for fitness, family, and fun, designed for people of all ages. As the “Largest Indoor Obstacle Park in the World,” Planet Obstacle offers a number of different obstacle courses, ranging from the Kids Ninja Course to the Adult Ninja Warrior Course. The park measures approximately 50,000 square feet and was created by two veterans of Cirque du Soleil. The park features a massive rock-climbing wall, adult ninja course, extreme zip-line, aerial ropes course, and more.
1150 Emma Oaks Trail, Lake Mary, FL 32746, Phone: 407-233-3750
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4.Timacuan Golf Club
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Featuring a championship layout, the Timacuan Golf Club has been recognized for quite some time as one of central Florida’s most enjoyable and purest tests of golf. Conveniently situated right off of Interstate 4, the golf course is easily accessible from just about anywhere in the Greater Orlando metropolitan area. Open to both the general public and members, this semi-private golf club offers a par-72, eighteen-hole course considered by many to be one of the region’s best values. Almost every hole at Timacuan features an array of water and sand hazards, with scenic natural habitat surrounding most of the course.
550 Timacuan Blvd, Lake Mary, FL 32746, Phone: 407-321-0010
5.Coastal Gifts and Decor
Coastal Gifts and Décor is a children’s boutique and unique gift shop where customers can find the “special gift” they’re seeking for nearly any occasion. The shop in Lake Mary, as well as its website, features a wide variety of designs inspired by the “natural beauty of the tropics.” Brands that can be found at the boutique shop include Switch Flops, GInger Snaps, Michele Design Works, Thymes, Simply Southern, Nora Fleming, Lamp Berger, Corkcicle, Mudpie, and Spartina. Coastal Gifts and Décor is open Monday to Saturday from 10:00am until 6:00pm and Sundays from noon until 4:00pm.
229 Wheelhouse Ln, Lake Mary, FL 32746, Phone: 407-323-5533
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6.Pierre's Wine Cellar
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Pierre's Wine Cellar is considered by many to be the home of fine wines from all over the world in central Florida. The friendly and knowledgeable staff are able to help customers in selecting the perfect wines for any occasion, ranging from collectible wines to affordable ones. The wine shop carries more than two hundred different wines from a dozen different countries, showcasing a broad variety of quality wines, all of which are carefully selected. Pierre's Wine Cellar is open from 10:30am until 7:00pm, Monday to Saturday, and from noon until 5:00pm on Sundays.
142 W Lakeview Ave STE 1020, Lake Mary, FL 32746, Phone: 407-321-0119
7.Painting with a Twist
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Painting with a Twist was founded in 2007 by Rene Maloney and Cathy Deano as a way to bring some sort of relief to the chaos their community was feeling after the devastating Hurricane Katrina. The unique and fun-filled art workshop now shows people how to create their own artwork through a series of steps, providing an easy way for anyone to make a work of art. Open seven days a week starting at noon, Painting with a Twist also offers opportunities for parties to experience a night of fun over a glass of wine and tasty snacks.
101 N Country Club Rd Suite 130, Lake Mary, FL 32746, Phone: 407-878-5245
FishBones is a popular restaurant among locals in Lake Mary, Florida. The restaurant boasts a Key West-inspired atmosphere and has been named as one of the “Top Ten Seafood Restaurants in America,” as well as “Best Place for Cocktails,” Best Outdoor Dining,” “Best Seafood,” and “Best Restaurant” by Orlando Magazine. The gourmet fare served at FishBones is prepared over an oak and citrus wood burning fire on a custom-built pit. The menu features slow roasted prime rib, aged steaks, and just-caught fresh seafood that’s flown in every day. An excellent wine list complements the steak and seafood as well.
7005 Co Rd 46A, Lake Mary, FL 32746
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9.Terramia Brick Oven Pizza
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Terramia Brick Oven Pizza serves sophisticated, yet simple Italian fare with a menu that features a surprising variety of tastes and plates. Along with other Italian dishes, the bistro-style restaurant claims that there’s no better pizza in Orlando than their brick oven pizza, topped with some of the most unique and freshest ingredients. Terramia Brick Oven Pizza also offers several house specialties, such as the Antipasti, and an extensive list of wines. The welcoming and warm atmosphere of the restaurant is designed to make customers feel as if they were sitting down to eat along Italy’s bay of Naples.
7025 Co Rd 46A, Lake Mary, FL 32746, Phone: 407-333-1233
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