Cycling in the City of Winter Garden, Florida

Updated: Sep 30, 2020


West Orange Trail, cycling Winter Garden

Picture Credits: The City of Winter Garden

Orlando provides numerous terrains on which you can enjoy riding your bicycle. On these terrains, riders get to view the city’s architectural beauty and also enjoy a favorable environment which goes a long way in enhancing the biking experience. Located on the banks of Lake Apopka 20 minutes west of Orlando, the City of Winter Garden, Florida is one of the most sought after riding destinations. This historic town has a population of 40,000 residents and is an ideal spot for residential living courtesy of its proximity to Orlando city and the theme parks located in the town.

Downtown Winter Garden bike trail

Picture Credits: The City of Winter Garden

The West Orange trail is 22 miles long that allows ample room for maximum biking satisfaction. In addition, if you don’t fancy riding long distances, you may opt to simply ride 5 miles to the amazing downtown of Winter Garden. Here you get to enjoy shopping sprees in the little shops or enjoy scrumptious meals in one of the numerous restaurants or ice cream parlor.

Visiting the City of Winter Gardens is no doubt a must do whenever you visit Orlando. This is a destination that promises an experience that cannot be matched elsewhere. On that note, if you were wondering what type of biking experience awaits you in Orlando, now you know better.

Routes leaveing from Winter Garden

If you want to ride hills, Clermont is the place you will find them. The hiest peack in Florida will be Sugarloaf Mountain and this route will take you there.

Sugarloaf Map on Strava

Starting from Winter Garden and riding mostly on the West Orange Trail you will experience a beautiful ride around Lake Minneola. Don't forget when you get to the lake to stop at Epic Cycles on your left for some good coffee and even maybe getting a new bike! Tip, if you feel you want to ride some extra miles you can do a few loops around Lake Minneola.

Sugarloaf Map on Strava

How about riding the whole package, lakes, hills, Sugarloaf Mountain and many miles to your Strava profile! At the end how about some coffee at Axum Coffee or grab a bite at Plant St. Market and even a nice new cycling kit at Wheel Works bike shop.

Winter Garden, lake Minneola and Sugarloaf route
Bike map on Strava

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