Avalon Park covers 1,860 acres (7.5 km2) of land in southeastern Orange County, east of Alafaya Trail and south of State Road 50. Avalon Park is one of several New Urban communities in the Orlando metro area; other examples include Celebration, Florida and Baldwin Park. The community is organized in a series of villages surrounding a core Town Center area. Residential development includes a mix of condominiums, apartments, town homes, and traditional homes. Avalon Park's design also includes space for storefronts, restaurants and other businesses in the community's downtown area.
Avalon Park is home to 5 elementary schools (Avalon Park, Stone Lakes, Timber Lakes, Camelot and Castle Creek), a middle school (Avalon Middle), one high school (Timber Creek) and Avalon Tech School. The University of Central Florida is within 10 miles as well. Avalon Park is 37 miles from Walt Disney World, and 26 miles from Universal Orlando.