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 soldiers resting…
Silver Springs, FL
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 east of…
Hontoon Island State Park
This island, located in the St. Johns River in Volusia County, welcomes visitors to enjoy nature and history in quiet solitude. The island is accessible only by private boat or park ferry. Evidence of Native…
Blue Spring State Park
Orange City, FL
The largest spring on the St. Johns River, Blue Spring is a designated Manatee Refuge and the winter home (mid-November through March) to a growing population of West Indian Manatees. For centuries, the spring area…
This 5067 acre park nestled within the Green Swamp Wilderness Area and named after one of the tributaries that flows through the property was opened to the public on January 20, 2007. For over 60…
Swim With Manatees
Crystal River, FL
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
Crystal River, FL
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 according to their…
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park
Spring Hill, FL
Amazing fun with this state park featuring Florida's only spring-fed waterpark, with thrill rides, beach sports, a kiddie pool, mermaid and animal shows, cruises and canoeing!
Pine Island Beach Park
Weeki Wachee, FL
Explore a whole world away on this idyllic beach, with swimming, sports, picnics, and the beautiful waters of Florida!
Hillsborough River State Park
Opened in 1938 as one of Floridas first state parks, this park is divided by the swiftly flowing Hillsborough River. Fort Foster, a replica of an 1837 fort from the Second Seminole War, is located…
Lettuce Lake Regional Park
A nature filled day out for the family with wooded picnic areas and a playground, canoeing and kayaking, as well as a host of wildlife.
Anclote Key Preserve State Park
Blue-green Gulf waters lap gently along the preserve��s beautiful four-mile-long beach. Located three miles off the coast of Tarpon Springs, this park is accessible only by private boat. Visitors must bring water and supplies; there…
Anastasia State Park
St. Augustine, FL
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 sports, and an archaeological…
Fanning Springs State Park
Fanning Springs, FL
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
Lazy Days Eco Kayak Tours
Cocoa Beach, FL
Enjoy nature at its finest when you get Ric Hinman's "Lazy Days" Kayak Eco-Tours to take you on a relaxing journey through Cocoa Beach, Florida's beautiful Thousand Islands... Click for Cocoa Beach, Florida Forecast Click…
Saint Petersburg, FL
A century old garden with waterfalls, tropical plants and meandering paths - St. Petersburg's oldest living museum
Ichetucknee Springs State Park
Fort White, FL
Fun adventures in Florida nature with canoeing, kayaking, nature trails and swimming...just to scratch the surface!
Dade City, FL
45 minutes north of Tampa is 47 rolling acres of countryside teeming with wildlife that kids can play with, feed, look at, and even ride! This wildlife preserve offers intimate safari expeditions for the whole…
Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens
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,…
Dade City’s Wild Things
Dade City, FL
Embark on an adventure that will take you closer to amazing animals than ever before, with 22 acres of Florida animal fun!
Petting Zoo Ocala
A fun petting zoo for all ages with exotic animals and farm animals. Kids can also enjoy pony rides and even camel rides! Florida animals fun for the family!
Get ready for a one of a kind journey to explore under our amazing ocean, at Sea World! With up close animal encounters, exhibits, rides and lots of family fun!
A one of a kind experience where you can SWIM with dolphins, play near otters and walk on the ocean floor!
Homosassa Wildlife Park
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.
A one-of-a-kind family park within 110 acres of protected habitat where adventures lurk around every corner!
Green Meadows Petting Farm
Hands-on interactive education at this friendly petting farm in Florida: a sensory learning experience with over 300 animals as your teachers!
Jungle Adventures Nature Park and Zoo
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…
Old McMickys Farm
Farm fun in Florida with maze hay rides, animals, pony rides, cow milking - a great spot for birthday parties too! Guided tours only.
Lowry Park Zoo
With more than 2,200 animals, this fun Tampa zoo has interactive exhibits for kids, as well as fun rides! Bumper boats, flumes, carousels - an amazing family zoo day out in Florida!
The Teaching Zoo
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…
The Florida Aquarium
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…
Tarpon Springs Aquarium
Tarpon Springs, FL
Journey into the world under the ocean with this spectacular living reef.
St. Augustine, FL
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…
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
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, and…
Small zoo whose mission is Wildlife Conservation Through Education And Participation. An inspiring, fascinating and fun visit.