Day Trips

This page lists popular kids day trips within 100 miles from Ocala, Florida.
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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 ...

1944 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, FL, 32250
Aquatica

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

2878 NE 340 Hwy, Branford, FL, 32008
Buccaneer Bay

Florida’s only spring fed waterpark. Enjoy our white sandy beach, thrilling flume rides, beach volleyball, lazy river ride, kiddie pool area and much ...

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 ...

10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL, 33612
Cade Museum

The mission of the Cade Museum is to inspire creative thinking, future inventors, and early entrepreneurs. In its first phase, the museum will focus o ...

904 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 ...

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 ...

3755 NW Highway 17-92, Sanford, FL, 32771
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 ...

7400 International Drive, Orlando, FL, 32819
CPonies Beach Horses

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 ...

I-275, St. Petersburg, FL
Crayola Experience Orlando

Orlando's newest family attraction is NOW OPEN at The Florida Mall. Embark on a colorful adventure where color, chemistry and digital technology combi ...

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 ...

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 ...

37245 Meridian Avenue, Dade City, FL, 33525
Depot Park

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

201 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

1200 Epcot Resort Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32830
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

1521 Pineapple Avenue, Melbourne, Fl, 32935
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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. ...

3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
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 ...

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 ...

492 W Hwy 44, Wildwood, Fl, 34785
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 ...

110 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL, 33602
Green Meadows Farm

We offer a touching experience minutes from Orlando for children of all ages with a fun combination of rides and farm animal attractions! What we of ...

1368 S Poinciana Blvd, Kissimmee, FL, 34746
Hands-On Children's Museum

The Hands On Children's Museum offers almost 6500 sq. feet of interactive, hands-on exhibits for children from ages 1-12. 15 Major Exhibits include: ...

8580 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL, 32216
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 ...

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 ...

4150 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, FL, 34446
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 ...

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 ...

State Road 405, Titusville, 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 ...

23400 NW 212 Ave, High Springs, FL, 32643
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 ...

6000 Cypress Gardens Blvd., 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 ...

100 Legoland Way, Winter Haven, FL, 33884
Lowry Park Zoo

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo brings the unbeatable combination of nature, education and excitement to Tampa Bay. During your visit you can see many shows, ...

1101 W Sligh Avenue, Tampa, FL, 33604
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 ...

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 ...

3540 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Museum of Science and History(MOSH)

MOSH (Museum of Science and History) has 7 different educational exhibits plus a planetarium. The Body Within Enter through MOSH’s larger than life mo ...

1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL, 32207
Museum of Science and Industry(MOSI)

Experience a scientific playground of over 450 hands-on activities in the largest science center in the southeastern United States! MOSI offers over 4 ...

4801 E Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL, 33617