Ever wonder what one of Money magazine's top for best cities to live looks like? Search no further. You have arrived. Lake Mary is only 30 minutes from Orlando and 45 minutes from world famous beaches but there is plenty of things to do without leaving your own backyard. Picturesque lakes and parks abound as well as amazing golf venues and beautifully planned communities such as Alaqua, Heathrow, Timaquan and Magnolia Plantation. Top it off with great shopping venues and restaurants and its no wonder this area was listed as one of the best.