If you are one of the many parents trying to pry your kids (or spouse) off the video games and into recreational activities outdoors, look no further.
Primarily a residential area, Longwood, FL, is 15 miles North of Orlando and less than an hour from the Atlantic Coast, with at least 10 golf courses within 15 miles of the City. Natural lands and trails offer perfect environments for hiking, biking, camping, fishing, jogging, rollerblading, and more. Exhibit A: the scenic Wekiva Marina, an amazing harbor on the Wekiva River that offers canoe and kayak rentals, pontoon excursions, sightseeing cruises, and fine dining options. Exhibit B: Big Tree Park home to The Senator the largest and oldest bald cypress tree in the US, estimated at over 3500 years old.
Longwood has a steady track record of A+ schools like Rock Lake Middle School, Sabal Point Elementary School, Wekiva Elementary School, and Woodlands Elementary School. Longwood also is home to a historic district famous for architectural treasures and adorable boutiques.