St. Cloud Florida

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St. Cloud is a small residential community near Orlando in Osceola County. Its good schools, friendly community and innumerable recreational facilities have made it popular with young families and 23 thousand people live here. Only 25 minutes from Orlando International Airport, this beautiful lakefront town boasts of a distinctive historic downtown.

The city is in the throes of renovation and has recently added a new Senior Center/Evacuation Center and a new City Hall. The marina is being expanded too host 140 boat slips and a lakefront eatery and banquet room being added. The St. Cloud Heritage Museum, which opened in 2005 preserves historic records and artifacts of St. Cloud and is located in the St.Cloud Greater Osceola Chamber of Commerce. This is the city’s oldest commercial building, built in 1910. Grand Army of the Republic Museum is listed on the National Historic Register and this hall was built by Union Veterans. It has unique features such as a theater with an original, painted stage curtain and a tin ceiling. The building is filled with Civil War and Grand Army of the Republic memorabilia.

St. Cloud’s Lakefront Park, along the beautiful Lake Tohopekaliga is perfect for a family outing with its bike path, playground and picnic pavilions. The sand beach, marina and fishing pier can keep one busy all day. St .Cloud has a large church going community and church activities flourish. Churches of different denominations are available. The kids enjoy Little League, Pop Warner Football, girls’ softball, soccer, and 4H here. The beautiful new Senior Center is busy all day with Craft groups, horseshoe clubs, and shuffleboard and rocks with live music and dance groups every night. Downtown restaurants offer a wide choice of cuisine.

Orlando Regional St. Cloud Hospital has provided superior healthcare service with the warm, personal touch of a hometown hospital for over 40 years. This local hospital, offers advanced medical, surgical and emergency services with access to the world-class capabilities of Orlando Regional Healthcare.

Hunter Arm Lodge is an elegant and intimate Art Deco suite hotel that is a popular with the locals for weddings and other special occasion. It offers an array of quaint guest rooms and comfortable suites with full private baths. Guests can enjoy beautiful tropical gardens, a massive fireplace built of native Coquina rock, a lovely courtyard, meandering walkways, three brick fountains, and a Koi pond.

Enjoy hands on experience of rural life by visiting Florida Eco-Safaris at Forever Florida and the Crescent J Ranch. This outing offers 4,700 acres of pristine Florida wilderness and a working cattle ranch. This is not a make believe park but an authentic live experience. There is s a lot to see and do for all ages. Come experience a Florida pioneer's life and discover the unknown Sunshine State.

St. Cloud Golf Club is a beautiful and challenging 7,000 yard, European style 18-hole public golf course that is popular with residents and visitors alike.

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