Best Picnic Spots in Orlando
One of the most fun and inexpensive activities to do in sunny Florida is to go out for a picnic lunch. In Orlando, there are countless places and parks to enjoy a picnic! Here is our top picks for places to picnic in the Orlando area.
Rated as 4/5 on TripAdvisor© and 4.5/5 on Google reviews, Bill Frederick Park lies right along Turkey Lake. The pavilions and sun shelters are great for mid-day picnics if the sun is a bit too strong. You can even grab a spot with a great view of the lake or relax under the trees.
Nestled in the heart of downtown Orlando, Lake Eola is home to the iconic Orlando Fountain. The park ranks a 4.7/5 on Google reviews and 4.5/5 on TripAdvisor©. Not only are there great views, but you can explore the Chinese Pavilion, rent a swan boat, or enjoy fresh produce and snacks at the weekly Sunday Market.
This park is less than a 10-minute drive from our location and has a 4.5/5 on both TripAdvisor© and Google reviews. The Dr. Phillips Community Park hosts a slew of amenities including a splash pad, sports areas, dog park, and playgrounds, as well as their shaded picnic areas.
This park is especially great for active couples. The Tibet-Butler Nature Preserve earned a 4.6/5 stars on Google Reviews and 4.5/5 on TripAdvisor© due to their abundance of hiking trails and Vera Carter Environmental Center exhibits.
A smaller park but well kept, this place ranks a 4.5/5 on Google reviews. This Winter Garden park is perfect for picnicking with younger children because of its shaded picnic tables right next to the playground. Also, because of its size, it is not typically crowded.
Location is Everything
Staying at Clarion Lake Buena Vista means prime location to all of Orlando’s greatest attractions from theme parks to leisure parks. In addition to our beautiful lakeside pavilion and gardens, we offer family-friendly amenities that will be sure to please everyone in your group. As a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor© Hotel, we uphold specific standards and offer perks to help you have the best Orlando vacation possible. Give us a call at 407-996-7300 to learn more and book your stay.