Make your home in the beautiful city of Oviedo, Florida. The family-oriented community was ranked as one of the top 50 places to live in America, and it is easy to see why. It is only 19 miles from downtown Orlando and less than an hour away from Daytona Beach and its famous Speedway. Oviedo is in a fantastic location for families, commuters, and the adventurous.
With Oviedo priding itself on being a wonderful place for families to raise their children, there are many excellent options for schooling and studying with Stenstrom Elementary School, Jackson Heights Middle School, Lawton Chiles Middle School, Alpine Academy, and Oviedo High School. Seminole State College also has an Oviedo Campus, making tertiary study easier than ever. You can be sure that your child will get the education they deserve. There is also the invaluable resource of having the east branch of the Seminole County Public Library in the area for any weekend study sessions.
The city is also known for its natural parks and lakes that make the weekends in the beautiful Florida climate a treat. Enjoy a morning walk around stunning Center Lake Park with your canine friend before having a delicious breakfast at one of the many cafes that dot downtown Oviedo. Center Lake Park is also home to the Oviedo Amphitheater and Cultural Center, which hosts many outstanding events and performances throughout the year. Oviedo is a haven for those who enjoy nature and the outdoors, not only with its magnificent parks but also its proximity to many hiking areas and trailheads such as Little Big Econ Barr Street Trailhead, Flagler Trail and Bear Creek Nature Trail being just a few. Also close by is the Little Big Econ State Forest, the place to go for birds and wildlife, more hiking trails and canoeing on the two rivers.
If you prefer your exercise with more of a social element, Oviedo has the Twin Rivers Golf Club, Tee It Up Golf Driving Range, Oviedo Aquatic Center and many great gym and fitness centers. There’s also no shortage of after school and weekend activities for the busy kid. Keep them entertained at the Oviedo Bowling Center and Arcade Monsters, or fulfill their sporting dreams at Florida Kraze Krush Soccer Club, Oviedo Little League, Riverside Skate Park, Broadway Gymnastics Center and many more. While the children are occupied, enjoy Oviedo‘s many shopping and dining options. All your shopping needs are covered with 3 Publix Super Markets, Target, Oviedo Mall, Farmers Market, and more. Take the family out to dinner at any of the popular restaurants in the area, such as BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, Habaneros Mexican, Townhouse Restaurant, Outback Steakhouse and many more!
Oviedo is a wonderful city with its abundance of natural attractions, historical landmarks, such as the beautiful Lake Charm, and a wide variety of shops, restaurants, parks, and amenities to choose from. Add in its unbeatable location, and it’s easy to see why Oviedo is one of the best places to live in America.