Sanford is a city in and the county seat of Seminole County, Florida, United States. The city is situated beside Lake Monroe and the St. Johns River.
Sanford is an historical town where you can learn about the history of its steamboat days. It has a vibrant waterfront small town filled with a flourishing arts district, antique and specialty shops, special events, live music and unique restaurants. It is worth spending an afternoon in the Historic Downtown Sanford setting with brick streets, restored buildings and sidewalk cafes.
Things to see and do
* Historic downtown area
* Sanford Museum
* Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens
* Waterfront area
* Riverside Romance cruise on St Johns River
Cruise Season – May - Sept
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area – 49.5 km²
Population – 50,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Port Location – The Port of Sanford is located on St Johns River.
Transport Links - You can fly into Orlando-Sanford International Airport on Allegiant Air. Some international flights from Europe (mainly the British Isles) also use Sanford as an entry point to the United States.
Sanford is the southern terminus of the Amtrak Auto Train which carries passengers and automobiles between Sanford and Lorton, Virginia, effectively serving as a car-rail link from Florida to the Washington, D.C. Metro Area.
Greyhound offers bus connections to Jacksonville, Orlando, and other cities throughout the U.S.