4 Family Adventures in Ocala

By: Carrie McLaren

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There’s nothing better than a trip for a fun, family adventure. If you’re looking to explore somewhere different this summer, look no further than Ocala.

·       Splash and slide – Spend the day outdoors at Wild Waters Water Park, next door to the historic Silver Springs State Park. With a wave pool, tad pool and even a cool kids cove, there are plenty of water adventures for all ages.

·       Catch a showThe Marion Theatre, built in 1941, features showings of current films in a historic setting. Every Tuesday, celebrate ‘customer appreciation day’ with a free popcorn and drink with your admission.

·       Go for a ride – Spend the day horseback riding. Explore the trails with Cactus Jacks, Makin’ Tracks Trail Rides, Canyon Tours or Happy Acres Ranch and meet a new horse friend. Explore the trails online at http://www.ocalamarion.com/equestrian.

·       Soar above the trees – Experience nine zip lines, two rope bridges and even a high-rise rappel course high above the trees with Canyons Zip Line & Canopy Tours.

Learn more about these adventures and more at www.ocalamarion.com. Have you visited Ocala with your family? What are some of your favorite places to make memories?

To follow along with Carrie McLaren’s travel adventures, check out the VISIT FLORIDA Family Insider Facebook page and follow along on Twitter at @VFFamilyInsider.

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