Winter Park

The Park Plaza Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Winter Park, on the famous Park Avenue. Since 1887, Park Avenue has welcomed winter-weary visitors. Quaint brick streets, lakes, a canopy of century old oaks, casual elegant offerings; strolling the avenue is both exciting and relaxing.

the Scenic Boat Tours
A Boat Tour postcard from 1939
Don’t miss the local Scenic Boat Tour. For over 60 years, the world famous Boat Tour has provided relaxing, narrated, one hour cruises through the beatiful lakes and canals of historic Winter Park. This is the best way to see the true beauty of Winter Park including Kraft Azalea Gardens, Rollins College and the Isle of Sicily. You’ll see magnificent mansions and beautiful plants, flowers, and tropical birds.
Shopping

Park Avenue offers fine boutiques, jewelry stores, and galleries, so whether you’re a serious shopper or a window shopper, you can enjoy this popular activity on Park Avenue. Don’t miss the Winter Park Farmer’s Market happening directly behind the hotel every Saturday.

Art Galleries

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of the works of Louis Comfort Tiffany, including Tiffany Jewelry, pottery, paintings, lamps, and more. The museum is open six days a week and guided tours are available. Learn more at www.morsemuseum.org. Also a short walk from Park Avenue is the Albin Polasek Sculpture Museum and Gardens. A great place to take in the Florida sunshine while walking among works by the master sculptor. Learn more at: polasek.org. Or visit the gorgeous Rollins College campus for their own Cornell Museum.

For more information about the City of Winter Park, visit cityofwinterpark.org.