Family Circle Magazine named Oviedo in its Top Ten Best Towns for Families in 2011, citing its first-rate schools, giving spirit, affordable housing and green spaces.
No matter what time of year you look for your next home in Oviedo, FL, be sure to sample some of the seasonal events like the Annual Tree Lighting at the Lawton House. Children bring their handmade ornaments to decorate the tree and gather with other residents as it is lit. Hot cocoa and cookies are served as residents ring in the season caroling.
No freely roaming lions or tigers here, but bears, oh, yes. Oviedo is a designated bird sanctuary set amid some of Florida’s best native wildlife habitats. Catch Lukas Nursery’s Butterfly Encounter. Enjoy airboat rides and view wildlife on gorgeous, natural Lake Jessup. Florida communities coexist in harmony with native alligators, bears and other wildlife.