Shopping

Shopping in the area includes the following:

  • Seminole Towne Center Mall
  • Colonial Town Park Shopping Center
  • Target
  • Kohl’s
  • Wal-Mart
  • World Market
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Michaels
  • Petco
  • Sam’s Club
  • BJ’s
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Marshall’s
  • Old Navy
  • Toys ‘R Us

plus Lake Mary is only 10 minutes away

Dining

Dining options include:

  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House
  • FishBones
  • Dexter’s
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Longhorn Steakhouse
  • Carrabba’s
  • Red Robin
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Olive Garden
  • Steak ‘n Shake
  • Riverwalk Pizzeria
  • Mellow Mushroom
  • Orlando Ale House
  • Cheddar’s
  • Panera Bread
  • Another Broken Egg

plus fast food options like McDonald’s, Chick Fil-A, Wendy’s, Pollo Tropical, Panda Express, Chipotle and more…

Entertainment

There are numerous clubs, restaurants and bars offering musical entertainment in quaint downtown Sanford – only 15 minutes away.

In addition, you can enjoy a movie at the United Artists Seminole Towne Center or at the Amstar 12.

The major theme parks are a quick 40 minutes away.

Transportation

The Orlando Sanford International Airport is 20 minutes away and offers over 60 destinations.

Sun Rail is the commuter rail system in Central Florida and has a station 10 minutes away.

Lynx bus service also serves the area.

Schools

Lake Forest schools are part of the Seminole County school system.

High School: Seminole High School
Middle School: Sanford Middle School
Elementary Schools: Wilson, Bently, Wicklow and Idyllwilde.

Grocery

Lake Forest has its own Publix right outside the gate. You can walk or bike to pick up groceries.

In addition, there is a Fresh Market, Super Target, Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Aldi and BJ’s Wholesale nearby.