About Winter Park

Rollins College Winter ParkRollins’ home in Winter Park, Florida, will place you at an exciting crossroads of culture, commerce, professional opportunity, and fun. The campus is less than 50 miles from the Atlantic Ocean and only 70 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. An afternoon’s walk along Park Avenue—just steps away from campus—will expose you to a few of the exciting cultural and recreational outlets you will enjoy as a student at Rollins.

Some of Winter Park’s most popular attractions include…


Autumn Art Festival
Family Fall Festival
Florida Film Festival
Unity Heritage Festival
Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival


Cady Way Park
Central Park
Dinky Dock Park
Fleet Peeples Park
Kraft Azalea Gardens
Lake Island Park
Mead Garden
Phelps Park
Shady Park
Ward Park


Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens
Cornell Fine Arts Museum
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Winter Park Historical Association & Museum


Annie Russell Theatre
Enzian Theater
Fred Stone Theatre
Paper Moon Theatre Company
Winter Park Playhouse

Sports & Recreation

Winter Park Golf Course
Winter Park Farmers’ Market
Lake Island Recreation Center
Winter Park Tennis Center
Scenic Boat Tours
Winter Pines Golf Course


Less than ten minutes away from the Rollins campus, Orlando continues to thrive as one of America’s fastest-growing metropolitan areas. With a population of more than 1.6 million, Orlando will offer you easy access to…

o Six zoos and wildlife refugees
o 52 million square feet of retail shopping space
o 168 golf courses
o More than 5,000 restaurants
o More than 500 hotels
o More than 800 tennis courts
o More than 2,000 lakes, springs, and rivers
o Busch Gardens
o Daytona Beach
o Discovery Cove
o National Entrepreneur Center
o Orlando Museum of Art
o Orlando Science Center
o SeaWorld
o Universal Studios
o Walt Disney World
o The Orlando Opera Company
o The Southern Ballet
o The Shakespeare Festival
o The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
o The Orlando Magic of the NBA

City of Winter Park

City of Winter Park logo


To learn more about all the city has to offer,
visit the official City of Winter Park Web site.