Sunny and warm, Altamonte Springs an ideal location for those wanting to escape the cold and snow. With a relatively small population, the city retains its small town ambiance in remarkable fashion. This is not a beach town, so the tourism crowd is kept to a minimum. Its centralized location in the state allows residents to travel to larger cities such as Orlando, with ease. It is the perfect mix of quiet living, with a taste of the big city just a short trip away.