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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Orlando, FL
Event Name: Downtown
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 108649 2018/Y0152
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5km & 10km - 1A
Description: The route instruction's & notes are courtesy of JoAnne Cross. See historic downtown Orlando, Lake Eola and its new art sculptures, City Hall, new Performing Arts Center, Orlando Magic Amway Center, and the County Courthouse. The large fountain in Lake Eola, was completely refurbished in 2011 providing a nightly light show with music. Look for the famous "black swans" and take a ride in the swan paddle boats. Restrooms in Lake Eola. Leashed pets are allowed.Always carry water. Center Hours, Mon-Sat, closed Sunday. Mon: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Tues to Thurs 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sat: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Animal Safari, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Food For Thought, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the Path of Inventions, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Walk in daylight hours after center opens.
Location: Beardall Senior Center (Downtown Walk)
Start Point / Driving Directions: *Note Interstate 4 is undergoing a major reconstruction thru 2021; delays normally downtown between exits 80-90. To 800 N Delaney from I-4W, use exit 82B, Anderson. Left to Orange. Right on Orange to 3rd light, Gore. Left, then left at mid block into the Senior Center. From I-4E use exit 82B. Right on South St. Right on Orange & go to 4th light, Gore. Left and then left at mid block to the Senior Center. From SR 408W take exit 11, Rosalind and left on South St. staying in left lane. Left on Orange to 4th light, Gore. Left and then left at mid block to Senior Center. From E SR 408E, exit 10C, Downtown. Left lane to Delaney. Right on Delaney and go to 1st light, Gore. Right, right at mid block to Senior Center. Enter Center thru door facing Gore and box on floor to right of info desk. CLOSED SUNDAY. Map: http://tinyurl.com/OrlandoDTown-MFM, GPS: 28.5316611,-81.3755015
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Great walk and our oldest YRE.
Host Club: Mid-Florida Milers Walking Club
Contact: JoAnne Cross (407) 706-3034
Website: www.midfloridamilers.org
E-Mail Contact: beachfan10478651@aol.com