This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ocala/Marion County VCB. All opinions are 100% mine.
Summer time is all about Summer get-aways. Are you interested in Florida Travel? Why not celebrate the 4th of July at Ocala/Marion County? There are so many adventures to be had and making family memories in Ocala/Marion County has never been more exciting and easy to do. Accommodations are available for all different types of adventures. Whether you are looking for an outdoor camping experience or a cozy, inside stay, we’ve got you covered! You can plan a day trip, over night stay, or week long get away and have plenty to do! Book a kayak tour, explore the hiking trails, visit the numerous golf courses, or spend a day relaxing at the spa. The fourth of July weekend is packed with fun things you can do. Take a Florida Safari and enjoy a guided tour at Silver Springs State park and learn about how the natural resources are cared for. You may even see white-tailed deer, Gopher Tortoise, Sherman’s Fox squirrel, and wild turkey! Along the tram you will be able to take a walk along the swamp trail as a park ranger leads you down the boardwalk to the Silver River. That night celebrate our gorgeous country while listening to the Ocala Symphony Orchestra to salute our troops and enjoy some of the most recognizable and beloved songs of our nation. Tickets are $20, general admission seating, and can be purchased at ReillyArtsCenter.com, by calling the OSO office at 352-351-1606, or by visiting the Reilly Arts Center box office at 352-351-1606 M-F, 10 AM – 2 PM. The 2015 concert was sold out and we encourage guests to purchase their tickets in advance.
Whether you are a skilled hiker or a beginner you can find miles and miles of trails to choose from in the Ocala National Forest. You can find a complete list of hiking trails and amenities here.
Less than two hours from major cities and beaches like Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and Daytona Beach, Ocala/Marion County is ideally located, allowing you to explore Central Florida’s grandest attractions. You’ll be close to all of the major attractions if you want to add a little more to your stay, but there is so much to do right in Ocala/Marion County! First, you will want to make your reservations. There are many different options available so you will want to consider the people you are traveling with as well as how long you are hoping to stay. A bed and breakfast with a cozy atmosphere could be just what you are looking for to celebrate an anniversary. Or maybe you would like to have more outdoorsy experience with campfires, s’mores, and a canopy of trees. You can see all of the options available hereOcala/Marion County Lodging: Please keep in mind that there are discounts for military families and senior citizens as well!
Ocala/Marion County Activities 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. Find all the details of planning your own adventure here. You might also like:
Hello! I am Camille, a wife, mother of four, Disney obsessed, certified teacher, and reality optimist. Motherhood comes with its ups and downs, and I hope while you’re here you’ll find something that makes your #momlife easier!