ORLANDO UNIVERSAL AREA WALK (Open as Online Start and Physical Start Box at Comfort Suites on Canada Ave. Drive 2 miles to start.).

6 & 10 km Walks

AVA Special Programs

6 & 10km walks explore the area in and around Universal Parks & Resorts and the beautifully landscaped Garden Walk which borders the magnificent blue-green CityWalkTM Lagoon waterway. Water taxis ply their trade back and forth from CityWalkTM to resorts such as Loews Portofino Bay. Pass many restaurants and attractions such as Margaritaville. Suitable for strollers and wheelchairs (4 hills). No pets are permitted. Walk in daylight hours. NOTE: The walks include passage through security points: No weapons or sharp objects (such as penknives) are allowed. Mask required, register in reception area if not crowded. Restrooms available. County requires masks in establishments and if not distanced outside. Inside Universal requires temperature checks and masks all the time. Event: Y1728. Trail Ratings: 1A.

Contact: Joyce, 407.222.1290, shadesfan@aol.com

DIRECTIONS:Comfort Inn and Suites, 7495 Canada Avenue off International Drive. NOTE: Major construction on I-4 until 2022 from Exit 94 (Longwood) to Exit 75 (FL435/Kirkman). I-4E/W slow weekday mornings. From Tampa I-4E to Exit 75A, Universal/Intl Drive, right lane. Right on Universal Blvd crossing Intl Drive for .3 mile, right on Carrier Dr.; left on Canada Ave to hotel on left. From Daytona/Sanford on I-4W stay in right lane to Exit 75B-A FL435/Kirkman Rd/Intl Drive. Stay on left at Exit 75B and over I-4, crossing Intl Dr. In .3 mile right on Carrier at stop light. Right at stop sign, crossing Universal Blvd then left on Canada Ave to hotel on left. From Florida's Turnpike take Exit 259, I-4W/Tampa. Stay on I-4W in right lane and follow Daytona/Sanford above. From airport use FL528W to Exit 2. Right on Universal for 3.6mile to Sand Lake Rd. Left on Sand Lake then first right on Canada Ave to hotel on right. Walk Box is at the front desk. DRIVE 2 miles to start. See Comments. Contact: Joyce, shadesfan@aol.com, 407.222.1290. GPS: 24.4814973,-81.4578845.

COMMENTS: Drive to Miller's Ale House at 5573 S Kirkman Rd, Orlando, FL 32819. From hotel - Right + Right on Carrier, cross Universal, and left when road curves. Left at Kirkman Rd. Cross I-4 and then Major Blvd. at pedestrian Bridge. Right just past hotel lots. Walk starts directly in front of Starbucks.<

Mid-Florida Milers Walking Club events cost $3 for every Traditional and Year-Round Event walk and include AVA/IVV credit for those recording walks. Minors under 13 may walk for free if not an AVA/IVV credit walker. The 5 Southeast Florida Online Start Box walks are $2 for the instructions and $1 more for AVA/IVV credit.

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Orlando has 3 walks which are just 7 miles away. Winter Park has beautiful tree-lined streets which is 14 miles away. Ten events in the Orlando area. Two events in The Villages.