Information About College Park, FL
College park gets its name from the many streets within its bounds that were named for institutions of higher learning such as Princeton, Harvard, and Yale. Its close proximity to downtown has made it a popular residential area for over a century among seniors and young professionals. With quaint brick streets and bungalow style homes this area is full of history and charm. The downtown area features many unique shops and award-winning restaurants.
College Park is a quaint little suburb of Orlando with a mid-century flair. Home to many local small businesses, Edgewater Drive (the main drag) is littered with stops and shops for all. The Orlando Science Center, Lockhaven Park, and the Orlando Shakespeare Theater are among it’s many beloved attractions.
College Park is home to unique food destinations such as The Soda Fountain, a timecapsule ice cream shop straight out of the 1950’s, where you can enjoy a float and grab a hotdog. It’s home to a variety of delicious places to grab a bite to eat, one being Graffiti Junktion where people play trivia once a week.