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Naples
Open to the public 365 days a year-(except in severe weather) The sanctuary offers a 2.25 mile boardwalk that winds through the swamp- A 1 mile short-cut is also available. There is an admission charge to enter.
Naples
A nationally accredited zoo and historic tropical garden featuring a full day of fun activities including a cruise through natural island habitats for monkeys. Much more than a walk through zoo, a variety of fun and educational presentations are offe...
Sarasota
From its humble beginnings in tiny shed in a small Florida town, Mote Marine Laboratory has expanded to include a 10.5-acre campus in Sarasota, Fla., with field stations and public exhibits in Key West and field stations in Summerland Key and Charlot...
Sarasota
Sarasota Jungle Gardens is one of the oldest continuously operating attractions in the State of Florida. Open to the public in December of 1940, the "Gardens" has retained its old Florida charm and very little has changed over the past sixty-eight ye...
St Petersburg
Discover the fun, interactive Fresh Fish Theater featuring live creatures from Tampa Bay and around the world. Daily 1-4pm Touch Tank Experience and 3pm fish feeding. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in St...
Loxahatchee
Lion Country Safari is involved in the captive breeding of a number of threatened or endangered species, including: Southern White Rhinoceros and Chimpanzee. Lion Country Safari is a licensed rehabilitation facility, taking in injured wildlife ...
Loxahatchee
The only petting zoo in town. 100 Animals, 20 acres of fun, pony rides, petting zoo, hayrides and farm animals. Good for the whole family!
Tampa
Experience the aquarium and see why it's among the top aquariums in the world. With more than 20,000 aquatic plants and animals from Florida and around the world. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in...
Flamingo Gardens
(102 Miles)
Davie
A 60 acre botanical garden and wildlife sanctuary including Free-flight Aviary and Bird of Prey Center, plus narrated tram tour. Come hand feed a flamingo!
Lowry Park Zoo
(104 Miles)
Tampa
Voted the no 1 Zoo in the U.S. by Child Magazine, Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo features more than 2,200 animals. Get hands-on with exciting interactive exhibits like giraffe feeding, Stingray Bay and more. One of the many fun family places to visit if y...
Butterfly World
(106 Miles)
Coconut Creek
Visitors of all ages can enjoy a hectic rainbow of live exotic butterflies, spot hummingbirds and hear macaws, visit the Live Bug Zoo and explore the world of caterpillars.
Palm Beach Zoo
(110 Miles)
West Palm Beach
The Palm Beach Zoo is a unique cultural and educational resource welcoming all members of the community, the region and the thousands of visitors who come to enjoy the many treasures of South Florida. Situated on 23 lushly planted acres in West Palm ...
Boulevard Stuart
Facilities include Game Fishing Lagoon, Children's Activity Pavilion, Rays on the Reef Ray Pavilion, Nature Trails, Touch Tank Pavilion and the Frances Langford Visitors Center.
Clearwater
Welcome to Clearwater Marine Aquarium, the world's most-watched marine life rescue and environmental education center. Our mission is to restore and preserve our marine environment. We accomplish our mission through leadership in education, research,...
Miami Metro Zoo
(113 Miles)
Miami
Our Mission is to encourage an appreciation for the world's wildlife and to help conserve it for future generations.
Monkey Jungle
(114 Miles)
Miami
Home to nearly 400 primates, most running free on a 30 acre reserve. It is one of the few protected habitats for endangered primates in the United States and the only one that the general public can explore.
Odessa
This is a guided tour that will include visiting with our goats, rabbits,donkeys, and pigs. Guests will milk a cow, rider a pony, catch a chicken and a hayride. Also,our Baby Barn and Barn Maze and Slide Children Under 2: Free Children 2-12 years o...
Miami
- 3 entertaining shows feature some of the wildest animals from around the globe. From the most lethal bird to some of the most deadly snakes. One of the family places to visit if you're looking for fun things to do in Miami with kids.
Homestead
Alligator shows, snake shows and alligator feedings, there is something going on every hour on the Farm. The Everglades Alligator Farm is currently home to about 2,000 alligators of all sizes. The smaller alligators are kept in growout pens and the ...
Tarpon Springs
A spectacular living reef, once the domain of divers only, may now be experienced by all. Live coral, sponges, sharks and fish come together to form this truly unique undersea oasis. Dont miss Floridas most exciting Marine attraction.
Miami Seaquarium
(121 Miles)
Key Biscayne
Miami Seaquarium Camp includes fun-filled days of education and conservation, daily animal interactions, shows, field and art activities and so much more! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Florida
Gatorland
(123 Miles)
Orlando
A one-of-a-kind, protected habitat where adventures lurk around every corner! Internationally known as the Alligator Capital of the World, Gatorland's 110-acre theme park and nature conservatory is ideal for families.
Discovery Cove
(125 Miles)
Orlando
Come and swim with dolphins at this idyllic setting.
Seaworld
(126 Miles)
Orlando
SeaWorld takes you on a one-of-a-kind journey to the wonders that exist beyond the ocean's door. A place where up-close encounters connect you to the energy, excitement, and mystery of the sea and sea life. A world of fascinating days, captivating ni...
Brevard Zoo
(130 Miles)
Melbourne
Small zoo whose mission is Wildlife Conservation Through Education And Participation. An inspiring, fascinating and fun visit.
Christmas
Real Florida...as Real as it Gets! Jungle Adventures Nature Park & Zoo is the natural habitat jungle home of our famous 200 foot long roadside wonder, Swampy, the World's Largest Alligator. Come and experience Live Guided Wildlife Encounters with Ra...
Dolphins Plus
(137 Miles)
Key Largo
Key Largo's original swim with the dolphins program! Call us today to sign up for the dolphin experience of a lifetime!
Key West
Perhaps one of the most unique aquariums in the world. Come and see for yourself the beautiful indigenous sea-creatures of Key West and the Florida Keys. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Florida Keys fo...
Key West
Walk through a magical and inviting environment filled with hundred of the most beautiful winged creatures in nature. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in West Key for kids.
Sanford
Nestled in lush tropical foliage, the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens boasts over 400 animals, 23 acres of native gardens, animal encounters, train and carousel rides and ZOOM Air Adventures. With something for everyone, the adventures are en...
Homosassa
Showcasing native Florida wildlife, including an underwater manatee observatory, plus a children's hands on education centre, daily encounter programs and a boat tour is included in your admission.
Petting Zoo Ocala
(1)
(179 Miles)
Ocala
Petting zoo for all ages. exotic animals and farm animals. Pony rides. Picnic area. Birthday parties. Bounce house. Camel rides.
Marineland
(214 Miles)
St Augustine
Marineland allows visitors a chance to swim, snorkel or scuba dive with dolphins and other marine life. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Florida
The Teaching Zoo
(214 Miles)
Gainesville
The Teaching Zoo is operated as a part of Santa Fe Colleges Zoo Animal Technology Program; it is the premier wild animal technology program in the United States. Supervised by the professional staff of the Teaching Zoo, the students get hands-on expe...
Naples
King Richards features our always popular go cart track and video games along with exciting new attractions and features like Laser Tag, Dance Machine, and interactive video games.
Winter Haven
Part of the iconic them park chain and offers their usual high standard of entertainment for families, with walk through and interactive creations plus rides, play areas and more.
Busch Gardens
(104 Miles)
Tampa
Busch Gardens is an extraordinary 335-acre adventure park – an exotic combination of wild animals and even wilder rides. 

Come face to face with some of the world’s most endangered species. See what life is really like high up in the jungle ...
Walt Disney World
(4)
(125 Miles)
Orlando
Disneyland has eight different lands, with over 40 attractions designed to appeal to guests of all ages. This park is for the young as well as the young at heart. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in...
Wonderworks
(127 Miles)
Orlando
An amusement park for the mind with over 100 interactive exhibits for visitors of all ages to experience. The most eye-catching feature is the attraction’s dramatic exterior; a three-story tall, classically designed building that appears to have la...
Orlando
The iconic epitome of theme parks, they're bigger and better than ever with new additions including Hogsmeade!
Orlando
Journey with your family through five remarkable islands where all your favorite myths, legends, comic books, cartoon heroes and children's stories come to life on the most innovative rides and attractions ever created.
Orlando
The Holy Land Experience brings together the sights and sounds of the world of the Bible in a unique and interactive way unlike anywhere else. It is a living, biblical museum that takes you 7000 miles away and 2000 years back in time to the land o...
Cape Coral
When you're looking for fun in the sun, Sun Splash Family Waterpark Sun Splash Family Waterpark is the perfect place to make a splash in SW Florida! Good place to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Florida.
Coral Springs
A waterpark for serious swimmers and divers, this offers 50-meter and 25-meter competition pools with a heating and cooling system, a diving well equipped for spring board and platform diving, and an acclimation pool.
Royal Palm Beach
Features include 2 four-story high water slides, 897-foot lazy river ride, lily pad walk and an interactive children's water playground.
Boca Raton
Features include 2 four-story high water slides, 897-foot lazy river ride, lily pad walk and an interactive children's water playground.
Adventure Island
(104 Miles)
Tampa
Adventure Island's 30 acres of water-drenched fun in the sun features the ultimate combination of high-speed thrills and tropical, tranquil surroundings for guests of all ages. Within a soothing Key West atmosphere awaits an unrivaled blend of slides...
Pompano Beach
Calypso Cove features three pools including a plunge pool, which you can slide into from either an enclosed or open slide (our safety rules state that all slide riders must be a minimum of 48" tall, and less than 300lbs). The zero-depth pool is a bea...
Sailfish Splash
(105 Miles)
Stuart
Facilities include a beach entry 7,326-square foot water playground full of interactive jets and other features; 2 differing 4 storey waterslides and 1000 ft lazy river ride.
Rapids Waterpark
(107 Miles)
West Palm Beach
Rapids Water Park is South Florida's premiere family water park from the Keys to Orlando. The park features a full-day of fun for the entire family - whether you make a splash in the cool blue waves, take a thrilling plunge down the waterslides, or j...

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