25 DAY  TRIPS FROM ORLANDO

Despite being known as the theme park capital of the world, there are many other things to do in Florida in and around Orlando. So whether you’re completely over theme parks or looking to add variety to your next Orlando vacation, consider one of these 25 day trips to Florida’s beaches, parks, historical sites, museums, and nearby towns.

WEEKI WACHEE SPRINGS

Weeki Wachee Springs famously features underwater performances by live “mermaids.” See the show, go swimming in the springs, or go on a boat tour.

 It’s one of NASA’s main launch sites and home to several research facilities. The complex features exhibits, historic spacecraft, shows, and tours of the spaceport.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTRE

Right on the coast of Tampa is the unique and eclectic Dali Museum, home to a large collection of Salvador Dali’s surrealist pieces.

DALI MUSEUM

In Sarasota, the Ringling has a Tuscan aesthetic with old-world charm. There are multiple museums on the property, including a Circus Museum collection, complete with a clown car.

RINGLING MUSEUM

5 out of 5

Located near Daytona Beach, families love to catch a Daytona 500 race or participate in speedway tours!

DAYTONA SPEEDWAY

Visiting Gatorland near Kissimmee is the perfect way to learn more about these large reptiles and have safe, close encounters.

GATORLAND

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