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Thornton Park

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Address: Washington St. / Summerlin Ave., East of Lake Eola, Orlando, FL
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This charming neighborhood is home to some of Orlando's best restaurants...

This charming neighborhood is home to some of Orlando's best restaurants and shops.

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Love Thornton Park. Often stroll the neighborhood and Lake Eola. Lots of great choices for dining and drinks. Always a good choice. Looking for the best orange juice in Orlando... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nancy L
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love Thornton Park. Often stroll the neighborhood and Lake Eola. Lots of great choices for dining and drinks. Always a good choice. Looking for the best orange juice in Orlando - go to Benjamins.

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Thank Nancy L
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stated out our 1st aniverery weekend at the Thornton Park Spa. The massages were fantastic and the staff was very nice. We would definitely recommend this beautiful and quaint spa.

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1 Thank Marc C
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Cobbled streets, fantastic bungalows, Colonial, Mediterranean and more. all cobblestone streets, small main street with a few shops and restaurants and great Raw Juice and Detox bar - all vegan. It was brutally hot out the day we were there and we still walked virtually every cobbled street never seeing even one other tourist. This is not a kid destination... More 

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2 Thank stolenbuick
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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Had a peaceful walk around the water fountain which was filled with wild life. Made me feel very at peace here, I could sit here for hours! Would highly recommend !

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Thank warnert2015
Reno, Nevada
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Reviewed 10 March 2016

My mom and I stopped and strolled in this lovely lake area. We loved watching the bird life and seeing people heddle the big swan boats around the lake.

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Thank Deb W
Winter Garden, Florida
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

Beautiful place to stroll around, the lake is the center point. Many nice restaurants and bars in the area, fun place to wonder around.

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Naantali, Finland
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Reviewed 4 March 2016

Orlando Area have so much to offer from Disney World to Universal Studios and lots of other great sights. So it's understandable, that Downtown Area is forgotten sometimes. I'm so pleased that we decided to spend an afternoon wandering around beautiful Lake Eola and also Thornton Park. This Area is like lungs of the city and perfect place to relax... More 

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Reviewed 24 November 2015

We walked round lake around sunset , the fountain in the centre of the lake was lit up and looked beautiful. The edge of the lake has wide flat path all round and is filled with birds of all sorts , the geese and swans were lovely , little children had the ducks and geese feeding from their hand. Regret... More 

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Thank Boilerman84
Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

Who doesn't love this darling neighborhood in downtown Orlando? With it's brick streets, moss-covered oaks, and charming bungalows, Thornton Park is a feast for the eyes! Check out some of the restaurants on Washington Street, just east of Lake Eola.

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Central Florida, Florida
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great place for Couples or hanging with friends! I absolutely LOVE the Thornton park district. Dexters is a great place to eat or grab a burger and beer at Graffiti Junktion and afterwards walk down to Lake Eola to burn off some calories or grab another glass of wine!

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