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Kraft Azalea Gardens

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Address: Alabama Drive, Winter Park, FL
Phone Number:
+1 407-599-3334
08:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:00

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Tranquil setting accents lush vegetation

My wife and I visited this small park to escape the hustle and bustle of the big Orlando attractions. It is a beautiful spot to relax and unwind. There is free parking and the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Wayne J
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited this small park to escape the hustle and bustle of the big Orlando attractions. It is a beautiful spot to relax and unwind. There is free parking and the view of the lake and some of the magnificent homes that dot the shoreline is amazing. Well worth a visit.

Thank Wayne J
Libertyville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely park on the shores of Lake Maitland is a great way to enjoy an afternoon in Winter Park. Whether the azalea gardens are in bloom or you are there just to experience the huge cypress trees, or lunch in the Exedra Monument, it's a worth a visit.

Thank san679
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The advertising says the azaleas are in bloom from January through March, so visiting at the end of January seemed like a good bet. We were shocked by the paucity of azaleas. They were few and far between, as if the gardens had been attacked by a flood or virus and were in need of refurbishing. When you visit a... More 

Thank francaise
Jefferson City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While this small park is not exactly a "destination" attraction, it is a beautiful place to visit if you are visiting the Orlando metropolitan area and looking for a scenic, and free, attraction. Google maps got us there with only one wrong turn on our part, but the neighborhood is so beautiful even the detour was interesting. This park located... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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237 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Our granddaughter was just married here. Small intimate park by lakeside was scenic and near poetic. Great spot for the event. Only downside , not in the control of the park, was the noise from air traffic. With Orlando International not far away, it seems like aircraft were passing overhead about every four minutes.

Thank Jeff P
Mount Dora, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Is a scenic public park, which is bordered by Lake Maitland on the north and west of the park. Enjoy the beauty and enormous cypress trees throughout the park. The park is open from 8 am till dusk every day. The park is ideal for those that prefer a sunset wedding ceremony. Pets are allowed on a leash.

Thank mountain22
Orlando, Florida
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice relaxing park to go sit and watch the birds fly by. Watch the boats, Rollins crew team, see a wedding take place. Just a neat natural place.

Thank 4AllHart
Peoria, Illinois
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27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Saw this from the boat ride (which is excellent), and decided to drive over to see it. Very glad we did as we just took a casual 20 minute walk through the park. Very comfortable because of all the lovely trees - even in 95 degree heat.

Thank LondonLee
Kissimmee, Florida
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57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I are not the "outdoorsy" types, but this was a special occasion as we wanted to take anniversary pictures that represented and cemented our status as "Floridians." What better way to do that than to take pictures under cypress trees. The grounds are absolutely breathtaking! Will visit again soon.

Thank Stephanie R
Winter Park, Florida
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

this little gem is away from main roads and not known to many but it is a delightful place to sit and watch the lake under a canopy of tall cypress filled with nesting bird life. Truly a 'secret garden' if you want to refresh your soul

Thank Drew_407

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