Day Trips

This page lists popular kids day trips within 100 miles from Ocala, Florida.
Kids Ocala: Day Trips - Fun 4 Ocala Kids
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Adventure Landing Shipwreck Island

If you happen to land in Jacksonville Beach, you can find mild to wild adventure! Adventure Landing is not just a waterpark! Besides slippery slid ...

Type of Day Trip: Amusement Park
1944 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
Aquatica at SeaWorld

This amazing water park will blow you away. Created by SeaWorld, Aquatica is full of amazing rides and beautiful animals. In South Sea exotic surrou ...

Type of Day Trip: Outdoor Fun
5800 Water Play Way, Orlando, FL, 32821
Big Cat Rescue Sanctuary

Big Cat Rescue, a non profit educational sanctuary, is devoted to rescuing and providing a permanent home for exotic (i.e. wild, not domestic) cats wh ...

Type of Day Trip: Animal Encounter
12802 Easy Street, Tampa, FL, 33625
Bob's River Place

A popular swimming hole on the Suwannee River. There are extraordinary rope swings with multiple choice of different platform heights to jump from sma ...

Type of Day Trip: Outdoor Fun
Open Season: March - October
2878 NE 340 Hwy, Branford, FL, 32008
Buccaneer Bay at Weeki Wachee Springs

Buccaneer Bay Waterpark is a true piece of Roadside America. Located inside Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, it features four awesome waterslides, thr ...

Type of Day Trip: Outdoor Fun
Open Season: March - October
6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee, FL, 34606
Busch Gardens

The ultimate family adventure park offering an array of fascinating attractions based on exotic encounters with the African continent. A unique blend ...

Type of Day Trip: Amusement Park, Animal Encounter
10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL, 33612
Cade Museum

The Cade Museum's exhibits, educational programs, and Creativity Labs encourage learners of all ages to think like an inventor, meet an inventor, and ...

Type of Day Trip: Educational
811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Cedar Key

Welcome to Cedar Key, a place where time stands still and allows you to enjoy the unique qualities of our coastal environment. Cedar Key is a quiet i ...

Type of Day Trip: Tourist Destinations
Central Florida Zoo

Enter the enchanted, tropical world of the Central Florida Zoo, a relaxing, entertaining and educational experience for the entire family. Discover a ...

Type of Day Trip: Animal Encounter
3755 NW Highway 17-92, Sanford, FL, 32771
Clay County

Part of the Fun4USKids network, Fun 4 Clay Kids lists everything there is to do with kids in Clay County including youth sports programs, children's ...

Type of Day Trip: Tourist Destinations
CoCo Key Water Resort and Hotel

CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort-Orlando features a unique canopy-covered/outdoor water park. Our great value, family-friendly resort is near all of Or ...

Type of Day Trip: Outdoor Fun
7400 International Drive, Orlando, FL, 32819
Cponies Beach Horseback Rides

Ride our majestic Drum and Gypsy Vanner horses and fulfill a lifetime dream. It’s not just a ride, but an equestrian aquatic adventure that you will n ...

Type of Day Trip: Other
I-275, St. Petersburg, FL, 33712
Crayola Experience Orlando

Embark on a colorful adventure where color, chemistry and digital technology combine to create a day of family fun at the NEW Crayola Experience Orlan ...

Type of Day Trip: Educational
8001 S Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL, 32809
Cumberland Island

St Marys is the gateway to Cumberland Island, Georgia's largest and southernmost barrier island. Here pristine maritime forests, undeveloped beaches a ...

Type of Day Trip: Outdoor Fun
101 Wheeler Street, St. Marys, GA, 31558
Dade City Wild Things

Dade City's Wild Things is not like any ZOO you have been to. You will be on an adventure with a guide that brings you closer than ever to some magnif ...

Type of Day Trip: Animal Encounter
36909 Blanton Road, Dade City, FL, 33523
Daytona Beach Area

Daytona Beach is the perfect place for family fun. Activities include the beach, water park, go-kart tracks, parasailing, miniature golf, the planeta ...

Type of Day Trip: Tourist Destinations
Depot Park

Downtown Gainesville is getting an Adventure Playground and a custom splash pad complete with water soakers, ground jets, and waterfalls! This family ...

Type of Day Trip: Outdoor Fun
200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Dinosaur World

Located between Orlando and Tampa, Dinosaur World in Plant City is Central Florida’s only attraction dedicated to the giants of years past. With over ...

Type of Day Trip: Other
5145 Harvey Tew Road, Plant City, FL, 33565
Discovery Cove

No crowds. No turnstiles. Imagine a place where you and your family can touch and swim with dolphins, wade with mysterious rays, snorkel among thousan ...

Type of Day Trip: Animal Encounter
6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL, 32821
Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom is full of attractions, adventures and entertainment that reflect Walt Disney's dedication to nature and conservation, and in ...

Type of Day Trip: Amusement Park, Animal Encounter
2901 Osceola Parkway, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32830
Disney's Epcot

Epcot is twice the size as Magic Kingdom and is divided into Future World and World Showcase. Future World is full of sensational attractions as well ...

Type of Day Trip: Amusement Park
200 Epcot Center Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32821
Disney's Hollywood Studios

This theme Park offers behind-the-scenes glimpses of Hollywood-style action with live shows, thrilling attractions, backstage tours and special events ...

Type of Day Trip: Amusement Park
351 South Studio Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32830
Disney's Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom theme park, one of 4 Theme Parks in Walt Disney World Resort, captures the enchantment of fairy tales with exciting entertainment, class ...

Type of Day Trip: Amusement Park
3111 World Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32830
DolFun Tours

America's # 1 DolFun Tour Sightseeing Boat! Experience of a lifetime!! For Kids and Adults! Aboard a 35-foot vessel, DolFun Tours' US Coast Guard ma ...

Type of Day Trip: Outdoor Fun
80 East Eau Gallie Blvd, Melbourne, FL, 32937
Dudley Farm

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this park demonstrates the evolution of Florida farming from the 1850s to the mid-1940s-through th ...

Type of Day Trip: Educational
18730 W Newberry Road, Newberry, FL, 32669
Flagler Beach

Flagler Beach features six miles of un-crowded, car-free shoreline. There are five public parks in the area - Jungle Hut Road Park, Malacompra Coun ...

Type of Day Trip: Outdoor Fun
Florida Aquarium, The

Come discover one of the best aquariums in the country at The Florida Aquarium in beautiful downtown Tampa. A wonderful family destination with plenty ...

Type of Day Trip: Animal Encounter
701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL, 33602
Florida International Teaching Zoo

The Florida International Teaching Zoo is open for tours on Saturdays from 1-5 pm. Our guided tours begin at 1,2,3, and 4 pm. We limit each tour group ...

7725 FL 48, Bushnell, FL, 33513
Florida Museum of Natural History

All the permanent exhibits are kid-friendly and many have hands-on features just for kids. Check the website for information about special exhibits. ...

Type of Day Trip: Educational
3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
Gainesville

You can find Gainesville's spirit not only in its people, but in every one its cultural landmarks. Whether you're searching for education at Gainesvil ...

Type of Day Trip: Tourist Destinations
Gatorland

Founded by the late Owen Godwin in 1949, and still privately owned by his family today, Gatorland is a 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve, comb ...

Type of Day Trip: Animal Encounter, Educational
14501 South Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL, 32837
GatorWorld Parks of Florida

GatorWorld Parks of Florida Inc. offers visitors of all ages unique opportunities to drive thru a scenic trail and view alligators in their natural Fl ...

Type of Day Trip: Animal Encounter
492 W Hwy 44, Wildwood, FL, 34785
Giraffe Ranch

Located in beautiful east Pasco County 45 minutes north of Tampa, Giraffe Ranch is on 47 acres of rolling countryside adjoining Florida's second large ...

Type of Day Trip: Animal Encounter, Outdoor Fun
38650 Mickler Rd, Dade City, FL, 33523
Glazer Children's Museum

Glazer Children's Museum is a place where children and their parents can learn through play and shared discovery. Created specifically for children un ...

Type of Day Trip: Educational
110 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL, 33602
Harn Museum of Art, The

The Samuel P. Harn Museum opened in 1990, dedicated to promoting the power of the arts to inspire and educate people and enrich their lives.More than ...

Type of Day Trip: Educational
3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Visitors can see West Indian manatees every day of the year from the park's underwater observatory in the main spring. The park showcases native Flor ...

Type of Day Trip: Outdoor Fun
4150 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, FL, 34446
Jacksonville

As the largest city in land area in the U.S., Jacksonville offers a wealth of attractions and recreational opportunities. A predominant waterfront gi ...

Type of Day Trip: Tourist Destinations
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Discover the earth's wildlife through interactive and educational experiences. A true family adventure, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is growing ...

Type of Day Trip: Animal Encounter
370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL, 32218
Kennedy Space Center

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex brings to life the epic story of the U.S. space program, offering a full day or more of fun and educational activ ...

Type of Day Trip: Educational
State Road 405, Kennedy Space Center, FL, 32899
Kulaqua River Ranch

Camp Kulaqua opens the River Ranch during specific days during the summer at a discounted rate and no reservations required. We request that modest sw ...

Type of Day Trip: Outdoor Fun
23400 NW 212 Avenue, High Springs, FL, 32643
Lake & Sumter County

Part of the Fun4USKids network, Fun4LakeKids is a FREE website with over a thousand listings for kids activities around Lake and Sumter Counties, FL. ...

Type of Day Trip: Tourist Destinations
LEGOLAND Florida

LEGOLAND® Florida is a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. With more than 50 rides, show ...

Type of Day Trip: Amusement Park
1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven, FL, 33884
LEGOLAND® Beach Retreat

LEGOLAND® Beach Retreat features a village-style layout with 83 beach-themed bungalows offering 166 separate rooms, each with whimsical LEGO® décor in ...

Type of Day Trip: Other
100 Legoland Way, Winter Haven, FL, 33884
Marineland

The world's first oceanarium, invites you to join us in creating your own lasting memories at the Dolphin Conservation Center, our 1.3 million gallon ...

Type of Day Trip: Animal Encounter
9600 N Oceanshore Blvd, St. Augustine, FL, 32137
Morningside Nature Center

Gainesville’s premier nature park, Morningside Nature Center, is one of the last remaining examples of fire-dependent longleaf pine woodlands in the a ...

Type of Day Trip: Educational
3540 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Museum of Science and History(MOSH)

Jacksonville’s Museum of Science & History makes science, history, and innovation accessible for all! Whatever your age or interest, there’s always so ...

Type of Day Trip: Educational
1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL, 32207
Myakka River State

One of the oldest and largest state parks, Myakka protects one of the state's most diverse natural areas. The Myakka River, designated as a Florida Wi ...

Type of Day Trip: Outdoor Fun
13208 State Road 72, Sarasota, FL, 34241
Orlando

Orlando is a perfect destination for family vacations! Whether you're traveling with the kids, or have multiple generations rolling in the same miniv ...

Type of Day Trip: Tourist Destinations
Rock Springs Run

Rock Springs at Kelly Park in Apopka is Central Florida's natural lazy river. Rock Springs produces 26,000 gallons of crystal clear water every minute ...

Type of Day Trip: Outdoor Fun
400 E Kelly Park Road, Apopka, FL, 32712
Safari Wilderness

Floridians don't have to fly all the way to Africa to go on safari! Located halfway between Tampa and Orlando in a 260-acre wilderness area, Safari Wi ...

Type of Day Trip: Animal Encounter
10850 Moore Road, Lakeland, FL, 33809