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Nestled on the picturesque shores of Lake Apopka, just 30 minutes west of Orlando, Winter Garden is home to over 45,000 residents and a treasure trove of West Orange County heritage. The Downtown Historic District, centered on the bustling West Orange Trail, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visitors can savor outdoor dining at various Trail-side restaurants, unwind on swings by the fountain, or explore the unique local shops.

The Winter Garden Heritage Foundation warmly invites you to discover our “charming little city with a juicy past!” Browse our site to plan your visit, support our mission, learn about our programs, and immerse yourself in the rich history of this beloved community.

 Learn more about the History of the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation!

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