This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ocala/Marion County VCB. All opinions are 100% mine.
Have you considered a fall get away to enjoy the coolness of the air and warmth of summer’s end? You should visit Ocala/Marion County and discover the beauty of Florida in a brand new way. Ocala/Marion County is positioned in an ideal location of central Florida and has endless opportunities for adventure and fun. You can feel the thrill of zip lining, the rush of horse back riding, the serene peace of swimming in natural springs, or the sense of adventure as you hike through canopied forests filled with nature and animals. Ocala/Marion County vacation offers a contrast to the typical Florida beach getaway with a wider range of outdoor recreation for the entire family.
There are so many fun events happening this fall, you can see the whole event calendar here. The Jazz Up Dunnellon Music Festival begins October 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm with two free events in historic downtown Dunnellon. This year’s theme for both festivals is “Rollin’ on the Rainbow River,” celebrating the natural beauty of Ocala/Marion County with an adventure and fun-filled day for the whole family. Enjoy horse races, sidewalk art shows, and live music. There is so much to see and do!The Pumpkin Run car event is so much fun and is always packed full of entertainment. Mark your calendars for October 27th, 28th, and 29th 2017. All car enthusiasts will love this unique opportunity to enjoy vintage cars, new cars, and family fun all day long. The full schedule will be released soon, but you can plan on it including motorcross and BMX trickstars, world champion disc dogs, chainsaw chix, island grove winery tasting, free kids activities, mechanical bull, drone race expedition, burn out challenge, live music and more! Be sure to purchase tickets soon! If you are looking for an outdoor adventure you could visit Juniper Springs which is full of historical campgrounds that date back all the way to the 1930’s! This campground is available all year as it is the perfect getaway and shaded perfectly under a canopy of trees. The water remains at the perfect temperature of 72 degrees F all year round and makes this destination a perfect place to relax and escape! You can see all of the options available here Ocala/Marion County Lodging: Please keep in mind that there are discounts for military families and senior citizens as well! You can find a cozy cabin, rv/tent space, or a luxury hotel room to keep you comfortable and ensure you have the kind of experience you are looking for.There are so many ways to explore and enjoy Florida! You can find a full list of Ocala/Marion County Activities here.
If you are looking to celebrate with a horse lover you can find no better place as the horses here to be admired and enjoyed! You can attend a horse show, visit a horse farm, or take an adventure yourself on horseback. Fall is the perfect time to escape into the comforting canopy of changing leaves and gorgeous landscape. If you enjoy live music and art, you can also attend the art festivals held annually in historic Ocala/Marion County. This includes the LIVE Harvest Fest happening in Tuscawilla Park. This year’s Harvest Fest will be on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Last year there were over 6,000 attendees and the passion and fun of this event is growing every single year. What would you like to discover in Florida? You can find more Florida Travel ideas here.