About Winter Garden
Nestled on beautiful Lake Apopka about 30 minutes west of Orlando in Central Florida, Winter Garden is home to more than 45,000 residents and contains a wealth of West Orange County heritage and history. The Downtown Historic District is centered on the popular West Orange Trail and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and surrounding the West Orange Trail. Visitors enjoy outdoor dining along the Trail at one of many restaurants, resting on the swings surrounding the fountain, or browsing the unique shops.
The Winter Garden Heritage Foundation invites you to visit our “charming little city with a juicy past!” Explore our site to plan your visit, support our efforts, learn about our programs, and explore the area’s rich history. Learn more about the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation!