Day Trips

This page lists popular kids day trips within 100 miles from Lake County and Sumter County, Florida.
Kids Lake County and Sumter County: Day Trips - Fun 4 Lake Kids
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Adventure Island Water Park

Soaking, sunning and relaxing - that's what life's all about at Adventure Island. A step through the entrance and you're transported straight to the ...

10001 N. McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL
Alfred McKethan Pine Island Park

A 3-acre park on the Gulf of Mexico located at 10800 Pine Island Drive (off County Road 495 west of Weeki Wachee). Includes beach and swimming area, p ...

10840 Pine Island Drive, Weeki Wachee, FL
All About Elephants Program at Two Tails Ranch

Less than two hours from Lake County, All About Elephants offers an inside look into the world of elephants past, present, and future. Offering school ...

18655 NE 81 St, Williston, FL
Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is a quaint Barrier Island nestled in the Gulf of Mexico. Beautiful turquoise waters and white sandy beaches are the main attraction ...

Aquatica

This amazing water park will blow you away. Created by SeaWorld ®, Aquatica TM is full of amazing rides and beautiful animals. In South Sea exotic s ...

5800 Water Play Way, Orlando, FL
Big Cat Rescue Sanctuary

Big Cat Rescue, a non profit educational sanctuary, is devoted to rescuing and providing a permanent home for exotic (i.e. wild, not domestic) cats wh ...

12802 Easy Street, Tampa, FL
Bill Frederick Park, Orlando

Bill Frederick Park covers 183 acres of land alongside Turkey Lake, one of the top-five rated fishing lakes in the state of Florida. Whether you’re lo ...

3401 S Hiawassee Road, Orlando, FL
Inclusive Playground: Yes
Black Hammock Adventures

Have the adventure of a lifetime and take on our airboat rides just outside of Orlando, Florida. The Black Hammock is located right on Lake Jesup - kn ...

2356 Black Hammock Fish CP Rd, Oviedo, FL
Blue Spring State Park

Blue Spring is the winter home to numerous endangered manatees, Blue Spring is 2,644 acres of enchantment. Temperatures in the spring run remain a con ...

2100 West French Avenue, Orange City, FL
Blue Springs Park (High Springs)

Blue Springs is a heavenly escape from everyday life and hurried vacations. Swim in the crystal-clear blue waters, walk the boardwalk to the Santa Fe ...

7450 NE 60th Street, High Springs, FL
Bob's River Place

A popular swimming hole on the Suwannee River. There are extraordinary rope swings with multiple choice of different platform heights to jump from sma ...

2878 NE 340 Hwy, Branford, FL
Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens has offered some of Florida’s most remarkable experiences to more than 23 million visitors since 1929. Through its historic landscap ...

1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL
Brevard Zoo

Brevard zoo is home to 550 animals representing more than 165 species from Florida, South America, Africa, Asia, and Australia. The zoo offers a varie ...

8225 North Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL
Buccaneer Bay at Weeki Wachee Springs

Florida's only spring fed waterpark! Enjoy our white sandy beach, thrilling flume rides, beach volleyball, lazy river ride, Lil' Mates Cove and muc ...

6131 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL
Busch Gardens

The ultimate family adventure park offering an array of fascinating attractions based on exotic encounters with the African continent. A unique blend ...

10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL
Canyons Zipline & Canopy Tours, The

Professionally certified guides lead you through a beautiful and remote natural area that few have ever seen. Tour takes 2 1/2 (two and a half) to 3 ...

8045 NW Gainesville Rd, Ocala, FL
Cedar Key

Cedar Key is one of the oldest ports in the state, and when Florida's first railroad connected it to the east coast, it became a major supplier of sea ...

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Enter the lush tropical world of the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. A relaxing, entertaining and educational experience for the entire fami ...

3755 NW Hwy 17-92, Sanford, FL
Circle B Bar Reserve

Named after a cattle ranch that once existed on this property, Circle B Bar Reserve was jointly acquired by the Polk County Environmental Lands Progra ...

4399 Winter Lake Road (SR 540), Lakeland, FL
Coco Key Water Resort

CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort-Orlando features a unique canopy-covered/outdoor water park. Our great value, family-friendly resort is near all of Or ...

7400 International Drive, Orlando, FL
Crayola Experience Orlando

Orlando's newest family attraction is NOW OPEN at The Florida Mall. Embark on a colorful adventure where color, chemistry and digital technology combi ...

8001 S Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL
Crystal River

Crystal River is known for snorkeling or swimming with the manatees, one of mother natures most amazing creatures, right here in Crystal River. Kayak ...

Dade City's Wild Things

Dade City’s Wild Things is an eco-tourism Zoo that brings you closer than ever to some magnificent animals on our guided Sunken Jungle Trek or Jungle ...

37245 Meridian Ave, Dade City, FL
Dave and Buster's Orlando

Welcome to Dave & Buster's Orlando! Built around excitement, it's the high-energy experience that's guaranteed to keep your trip moving. With deliciou ...

8986 International Dr, Orlando, FL
Daytona Lagoon

Whether you are looking for wet or dry attractions, the Lagoon is the place to be! The wet and dry side have plenty of thrilling options that will kee ...

601 Earl Street, Daytona Beach, FL
De Leon Springs State Park

The outstanding feature of the 625 acre park is the spring, overlooking beautiful Spring Garden Run, producing 19 million gallons of water a day at 72 ...

601 Ponce de Leon Blvd., De Leon Springs, FL
Restrooms: Restrooms are conveniently located near all park facili...
Devil's Den

Visit one of North America's most prehistoric places, Devil's Den -- an underground spring inside a dry cave in central Florida. The remains of many e ...

5390 NE 180th Avenue, Williston, FL
Dinosaur World

Conveniently located between Orlando and Tampa, Dinosaur World in Plant City, Florida is Central Florida’s only attraction dedicated to the giants of ...

5145 Harvey Tew Road, Plant City, FL
Discovery Cove

You can immerse yourself in adventure everywhere you turn and forget about your cares for the day. All you need to focus on is discovery -- interacti ...

6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL
Disney Wilderness Preserve

At The Disney Wilderness Preserve, visitors can hike, bird watch, and enjoy old Florida’s natural beauty. There is no fee, although donations are appr ...

2700 Scrub Jay Trail, Kissimmee, FL
Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom is full of attractions, adventures and entertainment that reflect Walt Disney's dedication to nature and conservation, and in ...

Osceola Parkway, Lake Buena Vista, FL
Disney's Blizzard Beach

Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, one of 2 Water Parks in Walt Disney World Resort, features one of the world's tallest and fastest free-falling wat ...

1500 W Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL
Disney's Epcot

Epcot is twice the size as Magic Kingdom and is divided into Future World and World Showcase. Future World is full of sensational attractions as well ...

1200 Epcot Resort Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL
Disney's Hollywood Studios

This theme Park offers behind-the-scenes glimpses of Hollywood-style action with live shows, thrilling attractions, backstage tours and special events ...

351 South Studio Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL
Disney's Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom theme park, one of 4 Theme Parks in Walt Disney World Resort, captures the enchantment of fairy tales with exciting entertainment, class ...

3111 World Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon

Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, one of 2 Water Parks in Walt Disney World Resort, features attractions for the whole family-from fast waterslides ...

1494 E Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL

Tow hour Dolphin, Manatee Eco River tours aboard a USCG inspected, covered Tour Boat. Safe and Fun for all ages. 24.00 per person or 299.00 for the en ...

4399 U S Hwy 1 , Harbor City Blvd, Melbourne,Palm Shores, Fl, 32935
Explorations V Children's Museum

A hands-on, fun-filled adventure in learning for children and their families. Three floors of kid-powered exhibits and programs!

109 N Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL
Florida Aquarium

From playful river otters to intimidating sharks, there are more than 20,000 aquatic animals and plants to see during a visit to the Aquarium. An asso ...

701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL
Florida EcoSafaris at Forever Florida

Get ready for your wild Florida adventure. Journey deep into Forever Florida, a 4700 acre eco-ranch and wildlife conservation area in Central Florida. ...

4755 N Kenansville Rd, Saint Cloud, FL
Florida Museum of Natural History

All the permanent exhibits are kid-friendly and many have hands-on features just for kids. Check the website for information about special exhibits. ...

UF Cultural Plaza: SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville, FL
Forever Florida

Forever Florida is a unique eco-tourism attraction located in St. Cloud, Florida; just one hour southeast of Orlando. Departing from a picturesque Flo ...

4755 N. Kenansville Road, St Cloud, FL
Fun Spot Attractions

Fun Spot Attractions offers HUGE fun for the whole family with the best variety of roller coasters, go-kart racing, arcade games and thrill rides. And ...

Gainesville Area

You can find Gainesville's spirit not only in its people, but in every one its cultural landmarks. Whether you're searching for education at Gainesvil ...

Gatorland

Founded by the late Owen Godwin in 1949, and still privately owned by his family today, Gatorland is a 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve, comb ...

14501 South Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL
Giraffe Ranch

Giraffe Ranch is a licensed working ranch that specializes in exotic species as well as domestic cattle and horses. Learn about exotic animals from an ...

38650 Mickler Rd, Dade City, FL
Glazer Children's Museum

Glazer Children’s Museum offers over 170 ‘interactivities’ in 12 themed areas to explore, there are tons of fun ways to grow the minds of parents and ...

110 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL
Green Meadows Petting Farm

Green Meadows Petting Farm offers a touching experience minutes from Orlando for children of all ages with a fun combination of rides and farm animal ...

1368 S Poinciana Blvd, Kissimmee, FL
Hillsborough River State Park

Visit Hillsborough River State Park north of Tampa for a swim in their half-acre pool, a hike and lunch at the Pool Side Café. The river provides opp ...

15402 U.S. 301 North, Thonotosassa, FL
Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites - Waterpark

This family friendly resort is home to a large water park with sparkling pool, water slides, fun poolside activities, and experienced lifeguards that ...

14500 Continental Gateway, Orlando, Florida