Rollins students walking back to campus from Park Avenue.

Close to Everything

Near adventures and opportunity galore, Rollins is more than a home base to live and learn—it’s a gateway to the best of Winter Park and Orlando.

From Disney World and watersports to cute cafes and outdoor excursions, Orlando is a vibrant college city.

11 Reasons Orlando is America’s Best College City

To celebrate Rollins’ hometown being ranked as the No. 4 city in the nation for college students, here are 11 of the many reasons The City Beautiful is the perfect place to call home.

Guide to Winter Park & Orlando

From premier dining and arts-and-culture offerings to theme parks and outdoor recreation, our admissions counselors share their favorite things about Rollins’ beloved hometown so you can experience it like a local on your visit to campus.

50 Reasons Tars Love Orlando

As Yelp’s Orlando Senior Community and Marketing Director and a Tar twice over, I’m constantly asked to divulge my favorite things about Winter Park and Orlando. I could write a novel on the subject, but let’s keep it short and sweet—my list of 50 things right in our backyard that will make you fall head over heels for Rollins’ hometown, just like I did.

Video: Explore Winter Park

Fall in love with Winter Park and explore everything Rollins’ hometown has to offer.

A group of students from the Class of 2025.

Why I Chose Rollins

From hands-on experiences to our emphasis on global learning, discover why 11 incoming first-year students chose Rollins.

Our Counselor’s Guide to Winter Park

Our admission counselors share some of their favorite things about Rollins’ beloved hometown so you can experience it like a local.

Winter Park Revisited

(Re)Discover what Central Florida has to offer within five miles of Rollins College.

The main sign outside the Winter Park Farmers Market just steps from the Rollins campus.

9 Must-Try Vendors at the Winter Park Farmers Market

A guide of where to eat for the health conscious—and those who want a few guilty nibbles.