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      About Lake Sylvan - Seminole
      Located in Seminole County, Florida

      Lake Sylvan is located outside of Sanford in Seminole County, Florida, and spans 188-acres. Deltona, Florida, is 12 miles northeast of Lake Sylvan, and Orlando, Florida, is 22 miles south.

      The closest location for emergency care is the Central Florida Regional Hospital, six miles east. The Orlando International Airport is 39 miles south of Lake Sylvan.

      Life on the Water

      Life on the water here is sweet, as Lake Sylvan has something for everyone! Even though there is a large public park on its shores, the access to the water is for residents only. Some activities enjoyed here are kayaking, boating, waterskiing, swimming, and fishing. Anglers can expect to catch fish like largemouth bass, walking catfish, bluegill, bowfin, and golden shiner.

      What's Nearby?

      Visit the Sanford Museum and enjoy several exhibits about the city’s founder, European and American artwork, personal objects, books, and furniture from the nineteenth century. There is something for everyone to enjoy while learning about the area’s rich history!

      The Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens offer visitors plants ranging from native and exotic and even a zip line course! This is the perfect place for people of all ages.

      After a long day of exploration, grab a bite to eat at one of the local favorites like Cattle Ranch, Chianti’s Pizza and Pasta, or Connie’s Deli.

      Discover Orlando

      Orlando is an epicenter for exciting amusement parks for all ages! The city is, of course, most known for being the home to Walt Disney World, which consists of amusement parks, water parks, live events, and great food. Disney is always adding new attractions making it the perfect vacation destination for families!

      At Universal Studios, guests can grab a pint of butterbeer, fly on a broom or explore Hogwarts at the Harry Potter World. They can also face velociraptors and a giant T-Rex on the Jurassic Park boat ride and explore the Marvel Universe by riding the thrilling Incredible Hulk Coaster.

      The Orlando experience doesn't only include theme parks! Other adventures that await you here are indoor fun centers, an alligator breeding center, state-of-the-art golf courses, and fantastic food!

      After a long day of exploring the city, grab a bite to eat at one of the many highly-rated restaurants. Examples include Kres Chophouse, Reyes Mezcaleria, Mrs. Potato Restaurant, and Bubba Gump Shrimp Company.

      For the Lover of Nature

      Lake Sylvan has the best of both worlds, offering many exciting and laidback activities!