Shopping in the area includes the following:
- Seminole Towne Center Mall
- Colonial Town Park Shopping Center
- World Market
- Bed Bath & Beyond
- Sam’s Club
- Dick’s Sporting Goods
- Old Navy
- Toys ‘R Us
plus Lake Mary is only 10 minutes away
Dining options include:
- Ruth’s Chris Steak House
- Outback Steakhouse
- Cracker Barrel
- Longhorn Steakhouse
- Red Robin
- Buffalo Wild Wings
- Olive Garden
- Steak ‘n Shake
- Riverwalk Pizzeria
- Mellow Mushroom
- Orlando Ale House
- Panera Bread
- Another Broken Egg
plus fast food options like McDonald’s, Chick Fil-A, Wendy’s, Pollo Tropical, Panda Express, Chipotle and more…
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.
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.
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.
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.