More Winter Garden Florida

If you like poking around small shops, historic downtowns and back alleys, then more Winter Garden Florida is for you.

This is page two of information about Winter Garden Florida on this website. Page one is here.

The historic center of Winter Garden is enjoyable. If you are a history buff, know that the core is on the National Register of Historic places.

This city is known as “Winter Garden” in honor of the year-round growing opportunities here, and the citrus industry has been a major influence for more than a century.

Fountain in center of old Winter Garden Florida

Site, rest a spell, and enjoy this “compass” fountain in old Winter Garden Florida

On these pages we have talked a bit about the varied and eclectic eating establishments in Winter Garden, and mentioned that the core of this city is quite historic.

What we haven’t talked about is the Sacred Olive in historic Winter Garden.

If you are a lover of balsamic and other vinegars and how they mingle with wondrous and varied flavors of olive oils, you really need to stop in to the Sacred Olive in downtown Winter Garden.

Ste Sacred Olive in downtown Winter Garden

Olive oil at it’s best in Winter Garden

Taste an amazing variety of olive oils, taste vinegars of all types and flavors, blend the two, dip the bread or sip the mix… amazing!

We stopped in to see what the store was all about and left with new knowledge about health imparting, flavor enhancing, olive oil.

Their website says it best; “The Sacred Olive’s mission is to educate; provide the highest quality olive oils and vinegars in the world; and create a divine tasting experience. We strive to bring health and delight to people and the meals they create, serve and eat with their families and friends. Integrity, love and kindness are our guiding principle”.

See – thesacredolive.com for more info. The Sacred Olive,  125 West Plant Street, Winter Garden. A neat store. We enjoyed it.

Railroad Buff?

If you are a fan of railroads and railroad history, and don’t forget, Winter Garden had two railroads at one time, you can catch up on the local railroad information and past on this page of the Central Florida Railroad Museum right here in Winter Garden.

Where is Winter Garden Florida?

From right downtown Orlando to the center of historic Winter Garden Florida is only 15 miles. Drive directly West from Orlando along routes 408 and route 50, then briefly North along S. Park Avenue and then a right turn onto W. Plant Street brings you to the main road in historic Winter Garden.

On your visit to the Orlando area, take some time to wander over to Winter Garden and enjoy seeing what was once, self declared, the largest citrus distribution center in the world.

 

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