Have you visited any of the decorated homes for the holidays? Which one is your favorite? Is there one that you know of that is not included in the list below? Post your comments in the Reader's Respond section at the end of the list.
Leu's Holiday House
The historic, fully restored 19th century Leu House Museum is decorated with festive Christmas trees, holiday miniatures and beautiful ornaments garnishing each of the 11 rooms.
Location: Leu Gardens, Orlando
More Info: 407-246-2620
Date: Ongoing - November 19 - January 02, 2013
Time: During regular garden hours
Cost: Included with the garden's admission charge
Elegant and elaborate decorations will adorn the 1930's historic home at Bok Tower Gardens. The 20-room, Mediterranean-style winter retreat is transformed into a Victorian wonderland this holiday season.
Location: Bok Tower Gardens
Dates: Ongoing - November 23 - January 06, 2013
Time: Daily 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday 1 - 5 pm
Cost: $20/adults, $9/children
Candlelight Tour of Homes
Tour starts at Magnolia Avenue & 10th Street. In addition to a candlelight stroll through homes in Sanford’s Historic District, enjoy food and beverages from local restaurants, music, horse and buggy rides, and carolers.
Date: November 30, 2012
Time: 6:00 - 9:30 pm
Cost: $25 in advance, $30 day of the tour
Walking Tour of Homes
Tour starts at the Bettye Smith Cultural Arts Center (corner of S. Oak Avenue and W. 5th Street). Includes TableScapes Showcase, featuring unique ideas to make your holiday table a standout! The Showcase will be at the Bettye Smith Cultural Arts Center. Then tour on the traditional walking/driving tour of charming homes in the Sanford area.
Date: December 01, 2012
Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Christmas Tour of Homes
Preview six Mount Dora homes that are beautifully decorated for the holidays. This is a self-driving tour to the various homes.
Location: Mount Dora
More Info: 352-357-3761
Date: December 01 - 02, 2012
Time: 11 am - 4 pm