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Outdoor Day Trips in Central Florida

1. Rock Springs Run State Reserve aka Kelly Park


A favorite hidden gem close to the orlando area.  With crystal clear water and lush greenery, if you are looking for beatiful scenery you will find it at kelly park. Enjoy a shadded lazy river and 7 miles of hiking trails. Kelly park feeds into Wekiwa (another floridian loved day trip).


400 E Kelly Park Rd

Apopka, 32712


2. Bok Tower Gardens


Spend the day exploring the botanical gardens of Bok Tower and spacious Childrens area. Enjoy a pinic lunch by the tower or dine at the on site restaurant. 


151 Tower Blvd

Lake Wales, FL 33853


3. Safari Wilderness

Just outside of lakeland you can tavel 260 acres in a socially distant African safari vehicle as you admire the exotic animals from around the world such as Zebra, camels, and lemurs. 


10850 Moore Rd

Lakeland, FL 33809 


4. Highlands Hammock State Park


Spend the day hiking trails. If you need more time to soak up all the nature Highlands Hammock has to offer you bring your camper or tents and stay.


5931 Hammock Rd

Sebring, FL 33872


5. Weeki Wachee Springs

Enjoy a day conoeing, kayaking, and paddle boarding. The azure waters of Weeki Wachee Springs has been drawing in tourists for many years. 


6131 Commercial Way

Weeki Wachee, FL 34606

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