Lake Nona

Welcome to Lake Nona

An active, fast-growing community with a host of new developments

 

Lake Nona is a rapidly growing suburb of Orlando, just southeast of the Orlando International Airport. With over 64,000 residents, Lake Nona is quickly becoming a trendy center for entertainment and outdoor recreation. The city is considered one of the best places to live in Florida, welcoming individuals from all backgrounds to find their forever home. Homes for sale in Lake Nona are modern and elegant, with influences from a wide range of architectural styles. Residents love the mix of Italianate and Mediterranean with traditional homes and contemporary farmhouses. 

 

Lake Nona Medical City is a unique feature of the community. It is a 650-acre life science and health park that houses the University of Central Florida’s Health Sciences Campus. Along with opportunities in medicine, Lake Nona is known for being a dedicated member of the aerospace, cyber security, and technology industries. 

 

 

What to Love

  • Just over 10 minutes from Orlando International Airport
  • 30 minutes from Orlando’s best theme parks
  • Plenty of ways to stay active, including dozens of trails

 

Local Lifestyle

Locals love Lake Nona’s up-and-coming energy. The city is full of new developments and nicknames itself as a community for the future. Lake Nona residents love to stay active and participate in many fitness classes, shared garden spaces, and over 40 miles of hiking paths. 

 

 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Inspired by a mix of Latin and Southern flavors, Canvas Restaurant and Market is a great place to stop for a quick bite. Alongside serving plates like oven-roasted PEI mussels and Margherita flatbreads, Canvas has an attached storefront that sells beautiful homewares. They also have a lovely outdoor space available for weddings. 

 

Nona Blue Modern Tavern is a swanky pub serving primarily American fare and unique cocktails, while the Chroma Modern Bar & Kitchen is an upscale spot for tapas, craft beer, and a great patio. Residents can also stop by for a delicious brunch of French toast, cinnamon buns, chicken and waffles, and more. Finally, Don Julio Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar is a bright, popular eatery with outdoor seating and traditional Mexican favorites.

 

For live music, Boxi Park is a one-of-a-kind venue with a number of food truck vendors and regular performances. The Nona Social Bar & Kitchen is another solid option. 

 

Shopping in Lake Nona takes residents to the beautiful Lake Nona Town Center as well as the Lake Nona Plaza. For those up for an adventure, upscale retailers await at the Mall at Millenia, only 25 minutes away.

 

 

Things to Do

So much of the lifestyle in Lake Nona revolves around getting outdoors and enjoying the sunny, year-round weather. Lake Nona is home to the United States Tennis Association (USTA), where residents can find community tennis teams, take lessons, or watch professional games. The Lake Nona Golf and Country Club is the area’s premier golfing community, with a stunning clubhouse and fitness center. 

 

For a more laid-back afternoon outdoors, Moss Park is a local favorite, being a 1500-acre open space connecting to the North Shore Golf Club. The Nona Adventure Park is another attraction in the area that invites individuals and families to have a fun day out on the water. Wakeboarding, ropes courses, and rock climbing are also available. Finally, Lake Nona is only an hour from the coast, whether locals want to catch the sunrise at Cocoa Beach or take a trip to the Kennedy Space Center.

 

 

Schools

The Orange County Public Schools district serves Lake Nona, Florida. Some of the highly-rated public schools here include:

 

 

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