3 family-friendly day trips to take from Harmony, Florida this summer

When you’re looking for a master-planned community to call home, the location of the community should be a top consideration. Whether you're looking for the modern comforts of a big city or a community off the beaten path, Harmony, Florida truly is the best of both worlds. We are close enough to the big city of Orlando, with all the benefits of a small town, far enough away from the hustle and bustle. What’s really unique about Harmony’s location, though, is its proximity to driveable day trip locations your family will love to explore! We’ve got a list of three day trips within two hours of Harmony that are fun and family-friendly. Tampa Lowry Park Zoo One hour and forty-five minute drive from Harmony Looking to get out of the same ol’ Orlando area attractions? Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is a great educational alternative for young families (and adults, too!). Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo is one of the most popular zoos in the southeast, with over 1 million visitors annually. It has an emphasis on endangered, threatened and vulnerable species from climates similar to that of the Tampa Bay region. It's a wonderful opportunity to see native endangered animals, like manatees, up close. You can also see species from other climates like Asia, Africa and Australia. Bok Tower Gardens An hour and a half drive from Harmony Bok Tower Gardens is a National Historical Landmark located outside of Central Florida. It boasts one of the greatest works of famed landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. Adults will appreciate Bok Tower Garden's scenery and architecture, while children can enjoy the children's garden. Garden...

3 Day trips from Harmony to take this spring

  Location, location, location – that’s what it’s all about, right? When you’re looking for a master-planned community to call home, the location of the community should be in your top considerations. Whether you are looking for the modern comforts of a big city or a community off the beaten path, Harmony truly is the best of both worlds. We are close enough to the big city of Orlando with all the benefits of a small town far enough away from the hustle and bustle. What’s really unique about Harmony’s location, though, is its proximity to driveable day trip locations your family will love to explore! Wekiwa Springs One hour drive from Harmony Wekiwa Springs is one of Central Florida's best kept secrets. Located at the headwaters of the Wekiva River, Wekiwa Springs give you the opportunity to relax in nature, enjoy a picnic, or take a swim in the cool spring. There are thirteen miles of trails for hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding waiting for you to explore. Canoes and kayaks are available to rent, too. The whole family will love to explore the springs! Plus, you’ll never have to worry about water temperatures – the springs typically stay around 70 degrees, all year long! (Don't you just love Florida?) Winter Garden 50 minute drive from Harmony Winter Garden is the perfect place to spend an afternoon with friends or loved ones. Bike along the West Orange trail and you’ll appreciate the old Florida charm in Winter Garden’s historic downtown. There you will find restaurants, shops, a brewery, and more. Winter Garden's Saturday farmers market along its quaint brick-lined streets is something you shouldn't...

5 bike trails within 50 miles of Harmony

One of the most popular amenities in Harmony is our beautifully untouched hiking/biking trails. Our residents have over 12.5 miles of land to explore while connecting with nature and getting in a pretty good workout, too! If you haven’t been to Harmony to see these trails, take our word for it – they're one of Harmony’s greatest treasures. We aren’t the only bike trail in the area that our residents love, though. We’ve put together a guide of 5 of the best bike trails within 50 miles of Harmony... Shingle Creek Trail 33 miles from Harmony and about a 40-minute drive The closest of the trails, the Shingle Creek Trail, is located seven miles southwest of Downtown Orlando and is one section of a larger regional trail that extends south from Orlando to Downtown Kissimmee. The trail starts at Eagle Nest Park, and has a two-mile loop around Lake Fran, offering scenic views of the lake. The southern portion of the trail is suburban in nature and provides a direct connection to International Drive. Cady Way Trail 38 miles from Harmony and about a 40-minute drive Cady Way Trail is located four miles northeast of Downtown Orlando. The trail is 12 feet wide, with two trail spurs that connect Lake Baldwin and Lake Susannah. The trail runs near various restaurants and retail shops, like the Fashion Square Mall and Downtown Baldwin Park. Orlando Urban Trail41 miles from Harmony and about a 53-minute drive This trail is one of the most urban and scenic in Orlando due to its location near downtown. The Orlando Urban Trail passes around six lakes with two bridges, with picturesque...

Why Harmony is the perfect location in Central Florida

You hear it all the time – location, location, location. It's one of the most important factors when it comes to looking for a new home. The location not only benefits you during your duration in that home, it also helps with your property value. A home in a great location will sell for more than a beautiful home in a not-so-great location. So if it’s all about location, how does Harmony stack up? Here are a few reasons why Harmony is the perfect place in Central Florida to call home. World famous entertainment isn’t far A quick look at a map shows you why Harmony is the perfect place to live. Harmony is located about halfway between Walt Disney World Resort to the west, and the beautiful beaches of the Space Coast to the east. Just forty minutes in the car and you’ll have your toes in the sand. You can enjoy the beaches virtually all year long thanks to Florida’s mild winters. A quick 30-minute drive to the west and you’ll find yourself in the Happiest Place on Earth – Walt Disney World Resort. Universal Studios and SeaWorld are both close to Harmony as well! Schedule a home tour today!  A day trip or a road trip  Even if your destination involves more than a 30-minute drive, the major highways and expressways make destinations like Miami, Palm Beach, Tampa and Jacksonville easily accessible. For the frequent international traveler, the Orlando International Airport is a convenient 25 minute drive from Harmony. Everything you need, right at home Harmony is an oasis – a quiet place where you can enjoy pristine, protected Florida landscapes....