3825 NW Blitchton Road
Ocala, FL 34475
Phone: (352) 482-0800
Fax: (352) 482-0801
The whole family will have fun at this amusement center that includes go-karts, bumper boats, a miniature golf course, a large arcade, a giant indoor playground, and a snack bar.
Discovery Center features hands-on workshops for children (2-16yrs) and a Summer Adventure Camp for kids (8-12yrs). Workshops for adults are also available.
Enjoy picnic tables, volleyball courts, hiking and walking trails, basketball courts, tennis courts, a children's playground, and a picnic pavilion while at this great relaxing park.
Best Hay Farm Petting Zoo offers a variety of kid-friendly farm animals for viewing, petting, and feeding. A stroll through the barn gives visitors an opportunity to meet alpacas, llamas, goats and a few of other barnyard friends. Some highlights of the zoo include: goats, pigs, horses, sheep, ducks, donkeys, emus, and peacocks just to name a few. Come and meet all of their four-legged, furry and feathered friends. Pony rides are available, as well as a picnic area.
A nine acre family water park that features eight flumes rides, a 450,000 gallon wave pool, volleyball courts, a children's play area, picnic facilities, and many more exciting attractions for the whole family to enjoy.
Situated north of Orlando in Ocala and encompassing over 350,000 acres, the Ocala National Forest offers you a chance to explore and enjoy Florida naturally. This is the country's southernmost forest and includes over 600 rivers, springs and lakes. Highlights of the park include four separate recreation areas (Alexander Springs, Juniper Springs, Silver Glen Springs and Salt Springs) featuring sparkling natural springs with year round water temperatures of 72-degrees Fahrenheit, plus numerous historical and breathtaking regions to explore. Activities in the park consist of camping, boating, hiking, biking, horseback-riding, fishing, birding, wildlife-viewing and many 4-wheel trails for ATVs and Jeeps. The Ocala National Forest offers visitors a chance to get back to nature. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park is the site of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings former home. The author was honored with a Pulitzer Prize for her novel 'The Yearling'. Visitors can experience a bygone era as they look upon exhibits that depict life in the 1930s. You can also avail the guided tours that take you through the entire site and give information about Marjorie, her writing style and other details.