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Florida is a state of pristine beaches (800 miles to be exact!), beaming sun and quite possibly the theme park state of the country!

The incredibly HUGE Orlando based Walt Disney World, iconic Winter Haven Leogland and the very cool Cape Coral Sunsplash Waterpark  (just to name a few!) - are all ready to welcome your thrill-seeking family!

However, Florida also has some other really cool features that you just might not know about.  You can take a trip to the Florida Everglades which is the only place in the world where alligators and crocodiles co-exist (pretty cool huh?!)   Get up close and personal with some of the worlds most beautiful animals at the Lowry Park Zoo, or even step back into Florida’s history at Key West’s Hemingway Home and Museum. 

If you didn’t think it could get any better, there are also a number of great FREE activities such as the Jacksonville Maritime Museum, and…keep calm…chocolate factory tours in Daytona Beach!  Yum!

Oh, and don’t forget your sunscreen - after all, it is the Sunshine State!

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  • Gainesville Rock Gym

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    Gainesville

    The Gainesville Rock Gym offers indoor rock climbing for all ages. We have a family friendly atmosphere and plenty of climbing to entertain your for hours.

  • The Teaching Zoo

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    (7 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 ...

  • Travelers Campground

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    (16 miles) Alachua

    Plenty of room to roam. All kinds of animals to visit. Donkeys, Horses, Cows, Parrots, Goats. All located on beautiful grounds with rolling hills and plenty of shade.

  • Petting Zoo Ocala

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    (32 miles) Ocala

    Petting zoo for all ages. exotic animals and farm animals. Pony rides. Picnic area. Birthday parties. Bounce house. Camel rides.

  • Silver Springs

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    (34 miles) Silver Springs

    Silver Springs is a 350 acre nature theme park that surrounds the headwaters of the beautiful Silver River, the largest artesian spring formation in the world. Located 90 miles north of Orlando, just ...

  • Wild Waters

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    (34 miles) Ocala

    Wild Waters water park offers Florida visitors the perfect way to keep cool while vacationing in The Sunshine State. The park's thrill rides, include Bunyan's Bend, Osceola's Revenge and Hurricane ...

  • Fanning Springs State Park

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    (37 miles) Fanning Springs

    Located on the Suwannee River, this inviting source of cool, clear water has attracted people for thousands of years. Great idea if you are looking for fun places to go with kids in Florida

  • Suwannee River Hideaway

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    (39 miles) Old Town

    Discover the Nature Coast.... at the beautiful new Suwannee River Hideaway Campground. We are located on the Suwannee River and have a 1500' boardwalk thru the wetlands to the river. Explore the ...

  • Diamond D Horse Stables

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    (45 miles) Jacksonville

    The beautiful 600 acre ranch is still a working horse and cattle ranch and a place where families and friends can go to enjoy a fun filled day of entertainment. Offering to the visitors: Horseback ...

  • Lake City Campground

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    (46 miles) Lake City

    We are a family run campground. We know how important family is and we want to welcome you & your family to our home.

  • Jump Zone

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    (47 miles) Orange Park

    Jump Zone is a children's entertainment center with something for everyone in the family. We feature huge themed inflatable rides, Game!Zone arcade and snack bar. We offer walk-in play for ...

  • Big Shoals State Park

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    (54 miles) White Springs

    his park features the largest whitewater rapids in Florida. Limestone bluffs, towering 80 feet above the banks of the Suwannee River, afford outstanding vistas not found anywhere else in Florida. ...

  • Adventure Landing

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    (54 miles) Jacksonville

    Adventure Landing is a leader in the regional theme park industry. The company owns, operates, and manages Adventure Landing parks in Florida (2), North Carolina (3), Texas (1), and New York (3). A ...

  • Swim With Manatees

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    (54 miles) Crystal River

    Make this vacation the most memorable ever for the entire family. Come swim with our gentle giants, the manatees. This will be one of the most exciting things you have ever done. Our staff biologist ...

  • Crystal River Preserve

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    (55 miles) Crystal River

    The Crystal River Preserve State Park is truly a unique area on Florida's Gulf Coast. The park is in between temperate and sub-tropical climate zones, which allows for different communities to grow ...

  • Fort Cooper State Park

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    (58 miles) Inverness

    The sparkling waters of Lake Holathlikaha were a welcome sight to sick and wounded soldiers during the Second Seminole War. In 1836, the First Georgia Battalion of Volunteers built a stockade for the ...

  • Homosassa Wildlife Park

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    (61 miles) 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.

  • Museum of Science and History MOSH

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    (61 miles) Jacksonville

    Museum of Science and History (MOSH) offers hands-on activities and educational programs for kids. Children can let loose as they are surrounded by a nature-inspired area for exploration and ...

  • Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Center

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    (61 miles) Jacksonville

    Free maritime fun and fascinating museum showcasing the intricate history of Jacksonville.

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville

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    (62 miles) Jacksonville

    MOCA Jacksonville offers top-quality programming for children and families. In addition to the interactive ArtExplorium Loft, every Sunday is Bank of America Family Free Sundays, where children and ...

  • Hands-on Childrens Museum

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    (63 miles) Jacksonville

    With bright colors and a building shaped like a castle, the Hands On Childrens Museum offers almost 6500 sq. feet of interactive, hands-on exhibits for children from ages 1-12.

  • Anastasia State Park

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    (65 miles) Augustine

    Anastasia State Park welcomes hundreds of thousands visitors from all over the world to enjoy our natural and cultural treasures. At Anastasia you can enjoy camping, nature trails, beach time, water ...

  • Tree Hill Nature Center

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    (65 miles) Jacksonville

    Schedule an Animal Encounter or a Guided Trail Tour today. Stop by with your friends to explore 50-acres and three eco-systems. Plan a family reunion or evening reception in the beautiful Joseph A. ...

  • Kona Skateboard Park

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    (65 miles) Jacksonville

    Kona Skatepark is the oldest outdoor, privately owned, skatepark in the United States. The skatepark offers: Skate free, skateboard lessons, camps and birthdays parties.

  • Jacksonville Zoo

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    (66 miles) Jacksonville

    The only walking safari in Northeast Florida. Families will love our kid-friendly Play Park, award-winning Range of the Jaguar, and ever-changing gardens and exhibits. The Zoo has something for ...

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