For anyone visiting this city, a real treat is in store. This is a gem of a place to visit as it has so much to do and see. It is a great place for families! And if you rent a car in Sanford, you will be able to get around to many of the attractions, some of which are unique to this area.
One of the first stops to make here is the Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens. The kids will love this place with its more than 400 animals. There are train rides, picnic areas, a fun carousel, aerial walk, and even a splash ground for cooling off.
Adults will enjoy visiting the historic district which is south of downtown. Here you can stroll down blocks and blocks of restored homes with some dating back to the 18800`s. The area is lined with oaks and is a great place to spend some quiet time. You can also find other historic buildings in the downtown area as well as restaurants, shopping, and other things to do. A wonderful way to see as much as possible in this area is to take a hosted walking tour or pick up a walking brochure at the tourist center.
Lastly, veterans (and others) will want to visit the Sanford Veterans Memorial Park. There are several monuments here and the park pays honor to all US wars. It is located right on Lake Monroe.
As there is so much to do here, taking advantage of discount car rentals in Sanford is a good idea. This is the best way to get around the city and driving here is easy.