Thursday, May 1, 2014

Winter Park, Florida- leafy enclave, home of the Louis Comfort Tiffany Museum

Winter Park is a leafy enclave that sits just 5 miles North of downtown Orlando! These are some treasures here that makes this a fun place to explore! *Where to stay- The Mediterranean-style Alfond Inn opened last summer and has an altruistic business plan. The net incomes earned from the inn funds scholarships to Rollins College, which is where the hotel is located. There are 112 rooms and 100 works of art are featured. Price from $169.00; the *Great Café- Smart Café HD sources its beans soley from fair-trade co-ops. The café also has a selection of breakfast sandwiches. *Louis Comfort Tiffany incredible career, which included creating furniture, pottery, paintings, as well as glass is featured at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. This museum is home to the world's largest collection of his works. *Happy Hour at Cask & Larder features craft beers . Ron Raike, a brewmaster and certified cicerone (the beer world's equivalent to a sommelier) helps navigate guests to beers ranging from Olde Southern Szechuan Wit, Lone Palm Golden Ale, and other choices. *The pizza at Prato are made in a wood-fired oven imported from Naples. One of the pizzas they are known for is the Widowmaker, with sausage, romesco sauce, and an over-easy egg. These resources about Winter Park, Florida were found in the Spirit Southwest Magazine, April 2014, p.58.

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