The State Parks in the USA are pretty special, however some have that extra point of difference that makes it super fun for a family day out!
Have you ever been to a mermaid show? Welcome to Weeki Wachee Springs State Park!
There are a host of family attractions, activities and entertainment in the Florida State Park. Where to begin!
How about those famous mermaid shows? You can see the world famous mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs as they perform for you - The Little Mermaid of course!
These beautiful mermaids also perform underwater feats from over 60 years, including drinking and eating underwater. Of course there are musical numbers too!
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park also takes you on a fun river cruise along the Weeki Wachee River. Their experienced boat captains give families a fun and educational experience, where you can learn all about the river, and all the different types of wildlife that you might be able to spot!
Animal shows are up next, where kids can have some pretty unique and special encounters. Alligators, snakes and other amazing creatures are waiting to say hello and have their picture taken with you!
And what some people consider the highlight - Buccaneer Bay! This is Florida's ONLY spring-fed waterpark! White sandy beaches, thrilling flume rides, a kiddie pool area, tiki bar, beach volleyball and the constant 72 degree spring water of Weeki Wachee Springs!
With canoeing and kayaking available on the river too, you certainly won't be short on things to do in this amazing state park!
$13 / day
$8 / day (ages 6 to 12)
Annual passes available
Don't forget hats and sunscreen, and you might want to pack those cameras too!
You can rent tubes, as well as lockers, so why not make your time there a bit more fun!
They have camps! Mermaid Camp is great fun for those who want to be an underwater performer. They have lifeguard and ranger camps too
Why not bring a picnic and enjoy a family lunch out under the sun! Make sure you drink plenty of water
You can rent wheelchairs for $3. If you're unsure what attractions you can enjoy, speak to staff when you arrive and they can help
The swimming area is open 365 in Buccaneer Bay, but the slides kiddie pool and lazy river are seasonal
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