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The City Beautiful has a historic downtown, beautiful Lake Eola park, large art sculptures, easy walking areas, and the route is accompanied by historic notes.

Orlando Downtown

Year Round Walk

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Lake Eola fountain & high rise on shore. Opened in 1957
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St Luke's Episcopal Church
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"Centered" 25 ft tall in the shape of an eye, kinetic center
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Walking path around Lake Eola
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Orlando, Florida

Beardall Senior Center - Downtown

From Wed, Jan 1st to Thu, Dec 31st

Open from 8am (Sat. 9am); Sunday closed.

Special programs

Little Free Libraries

Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk

Rockin' Around the Clock

Walking the USA A - Z

Long description

Enjoy walks through historic downtown Orlando passing the Lake Eola art sculptures, City Hall, Performing Arts Centre and the County Courthouse. The large fountain in Lake Eola was completely refurbished in 2011 providing a nightly light show with music. Look for the famous "black swans" and take a ride in the swan paddle boats. Leashed pets are allowed. Always carry water.

Distance: 5km & 10km, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: easy

Wheelchairs: medium

Comments

Route instructions historical notes courtesy of JoAnne Cross.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start box

Map: http://tinyurl.com/OrlandoLakes-MFM; GPS: 28.5316611,-81.3755015 NOTE: Major construction on I-4 until 2022 from Exit 94(Longwood) to Exit 75(FL435/Kirkman). Also I-4E/W slow weekday mornings. To Beardall Senior Ctr, 800 Delaney from I-4W, use exit 82B/Anderson. Left to Orange. Right on Orange to 3rd light, Gore, left then left to Senior Center at mid block. From I-4E use exit 82B. Right on South St. Right on Orange to 4th light, Gore. Left and then left at mid block to the Senior Center. From SR408W to Exit 11/Rosalind and stay in left lane. Left on Orange to 4th light, Gore. Left and then left at mid block to Senior Center. From SR 408E, exit 10C, Downtown staying in left lane to Delaney. Right on Delaney to 1st light, Gore. Right, right at mid block to Senior Center. Enter thru door facing Gore; Walk Box on floor past reception desk.

Mid-Florida Milers Walking Club

Event website: www.midfloridamilers.org

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