WINTER PARK, FLORIDA
Part A---General Information
'inter Park is in Central Florida, adjoining Orlando. It is
of Lake `popka and 65 miles west of the .tlantic Ocean. The
14 miles east
elevation is 90
U. S. Highway 17-92 and Florida Highways 426 and 527 pass through Winter Park.
Rail transportation is provided by the ,tlantic Coast Line. Greyhound Lines
provides bus transportation. ?.astern Air Lines, National Air Lines and
Florida Airways provide air transportation from Orlando iMunicipal Airport,
one mile from Winter Park.-
Orange County had a population of 86,782 in 1945. The population of Winter
Park was 5,586.
4. Cl mate:
5. i.aior Sources of Income:
The tourist business and Rollins College are the major
large citrus packing plant.is the only industry here.
Part B---Recreation and Entertainment
1. Special Events:
2. Athletic events:
Rollins College.participates in intercollegiate athletics.
games are played in Orlando.
sources of income.
3. Tourist Chibs:
Winter Park Shuffleboard Club, dues $1, has weekly meetings
of Commerce building duringthe winter season.
at the Chamber *
4. Recreatiojna C3ubs:
SWinter Park Shuffleboard. Club, ':inter Park Country Club, nine-hole golf course
open to the public; Lubsdread Country Club, 18-hole golf course, open to the
5, Civic Organizations:
Active civic organizations in Winter Park iriclude the Chamber of Commerce,
Rotary, Xivanis, Lions, Pilot Club, foman's Club, American Legion, Veterans
of Foreign lTars and University Club.
6. Fraternal Crsanizations:
The Masons and Order of Eastern Star have chapters in Winter Park.
WINTER PARK, FLORIDA
7. Organized Entertainment:
Rollins Animated magazine, Town Hall Series, Rollins Players, Rollins Economic
Conference, Bach Festival, Faculty Recital Series, ,.dult Education Program.
8. Recreational Facilities:
There are no recreational facilities except those maintained by-the recrea-
tional clubs listed in Part B, paragraph 4. Lake swimming and boating are
available a few miles away.
Quail, turkeys and deer are found in this section. There are no hunting
lodges or hunting guides in the immediate vicinity.
Bass, bream, and perch are caught in Lake Osceola, Lake Iaitland, Lake Vir--
ginia, Lake izell and Lake Killarney. There are no fishing camps in the
immediate vicinity. However, information on a number of camps in Orange
County may be obtained from the Orange County Chamber of Commerce, Post
Office Box 2706, Orlando.
Episcopal, Congregational-Christian, IMethodist, Baptist, Seventh Day -.dvent-
ists, Church of the Brethren and Catholic churches have services in Uinter
American plan hotels are: Alabama hotel, 80 rooms, $10 and up; Virginia Inn,
80 rooms, 10 and up; and Seminole Hotel, 82 rooms, ,9 and up. The Hamilton
hotel, 40 rooms, ,3.50 and up, is European plan.
2. Tourist Courts:
Tourist courts that have kitchenettes are: Beachview Court, 231 South Orlando
Avenue (U. S. Highway 17-92); Aloha Tourist Court, 420 South Orlando .venue;
Palm Plaza Court, 459 South Orlando jAven ; iillarney Corner Motor Court; 510
South Orlando Avenue; Van V.ert Lotel Court, 600 South Orlando .venue; Pelling-
ton Motor Court, 818 South Orlando Avenue; Fireside Cottages, 824 North
Orlando Avenue; Palms Tourist Court, 925 North Orlando Avenue; Miniature
Cottages, 960 North Orlando Avenue; Laisy Tourist Court, 1123 North Orlando
Avenue; Lakeside Cottages, north city limits; Leikal's Cottages, north city
limits; Shady Grove Cottages, north city limits.
Tourist courts that do not have kitchenettes are: Lake Shore Motor Court, 215
South Orlando avenue (U. S. Highway 19-72); Billy's ]otor Court, 250 South
Orlando A.venie; right's Motor Lodge, 300 South Orlando Avenue; Crane Motor
Court, 450 South Orlando Avenue; Baggett's Cottages, 882 South Orlando Avenue;
Pine Court Cottages, 100 North Orlando a.venue.
3. Guest Homes:
Self Guest Home, 234 Park .venue North; Barron hall, East Lyman Avenue, 40
rooms with private or connecting bath, ,,20 to ,35 a week (i.merican plan) from
October 15 to May; Batchelor Place, open October to June; Interlachen, 350
Interlachen .venue South, double and single rooms with and without private
bath, ,25 to $35 a week (imerican plan), open October to June; 500 Chase
..venue, rooms with private baths, serves breakfast and dinner.
4. Trailer Camps:
WINTER PARK, FLORIDA
5. Snecialized Eating Places:
Hamilton Grill, Kirby-Smith Tea Room, Interlachen, Harpers Tavern and
Further information on winter Park can be obtained from:
CHA.'BER OF COERCE
451 Park ..venue South
inter Park, Filorida