Conveniently located just 15 minutes North of downtown Orlando (about a 50-minute drive from Walt Disney World® Resort), Altamonte Springs, Florida,. With a population of approximately 43,000, is the largest city in Seminole County and one of the fastest growing cities in Central Florida.
Cranes Roost Park, Cranes Roost Lake, and the general area on State Road 436 east of Interstate 4 is known as the central area of the city. This is the area that borders Interstate 4 which is the main interstate highway for Central Florida connecting Daytona Beach, Orlando, and Tampa. An outdoor town center was recently opened named 'Uptown Altamonte' which marks the central business district of the city. Cranes Roost at Uptown Altamonte features a choreographed water fountain show that entertains people of all ages.
This city center incorporates large-scale apartment buildings and planned high rise condominiums. The construction also includes mixed use shops and retailers. The park area includes a square for weddings, festivals, and city holidays. The spot has become popular with Altamonte Springs residents, and attracts residents from nearby Longwood, Casselberry, and Maitland.