Lake Mary

Lake Mary is an upscale suburban community of Orlando, Florida located in Seminole County. In 2007, Money magazine called Lake Mary the 4th best place to live in America.

Lake Mary is located approximately 18 miles north from Downtown Orlando on Interstate 4.

The area is known for gorgeous residential communities, great schools and a number of well known businesses. A variety of restaurants and shopping options are available for residents.



A high concentration of restaurants is located at the Colonial TownPark complex in Lake Mary. Such venues include Liam Fitzpatrick’s, Amura, Dexter’s, Crispers, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Cozee Cafe, and World of Beer.

Across the street are some excellent options as well including local favorite Terra Mia (Italian), Fishbones and more.

Another great local favorite for some home cooking is Appletons Cafe; the breakfast options are fantastic.


Elementary schools include heathrow Elementary School, Crystal Lake Elementary School and Lake Mary Elementary School.

Middle schools include Markham Woods Middle School and Greenwood Lakes Middle School.

High schools include Lake Mary High School.

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