Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is an 83-acre botanic garden with extensive collections of rare tropical plants including palms, cycads, flowering trees, and vines.
Fantasy of Flight
1400 Broadway Blvd.
Website: Fantasy of Flight
Fantasy of Flight was created by Kermit Weeks, an aviation enthusiast who has the largest collection of vintage aircraft in the world.
However, instead of just displaying the aircraft, Fantasy of Flight has created interactive displays that generate lots of interest in flight and aircraft in general. You can experience a WWII battle in a flight simulator or rise straight up 500 feet in The Great Balloon Experience. Located in Polk City, Fantasy of Flight is about 20 minutes west of Walt Disney World in I-4.
701 Channelside Drive
Website: Florida Aquarium
Come discover one of the best aquariums in the country at The Florida Aquarium in beautiful downtown Tampa.
A wonderful family destination with plenty of fun activities like Swim with the Fishes, Penguins: Backstage Pass and a Wild Dolphin Ecotour. Don't miss Explore A Shore, our outdoor water fun zone for the children!
Florida Holocaust Museum
55 5th St. S.
Website: Florida Holocaust Museum
The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the memory of millions of innocent men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust.
The Museum is dedicated to teaching the members of all races and cultures the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocides.
Florida Museum of Natural History
SW 34th Street and Hull Road
PO Box 112710
Website: Florida Museum of Natural History
The Florida Museum of Natural History.
Located at the University of Florida, is Floridas state museum of natural history, dedicated to understanding, preserving and interpreting biological diversity and cultural heritage.
1010 Miracle Strip Parkway, SE
Fort Walton Beach
Website: Florida's Gulfarium
Since 1955, millions of people have visited our park, enjoyed our attractions, and left with smiles on their faces.
Our mission is to provide both an educational and entertaining experience, while inspiring people of all ages to learn more about the marine world around them.
Fun Spot Action Park
5551 Del Verde Way
Website: Fun Spot Action Park
Conveniently located just off the intersection of International Drive and Kirkman Road (between Prime Outlet Mall and Wet ‘n’ Wild Water Park), the family-friendly Fun Spot Action Park features four multilevel go-cart tracks, a Ferris wheel, bumper cars and boats, thrill rides, seven preschool rides, 10,000-square-foot arcade and snack bar.
Fun Spot Action Park is open daily from 10 AM to midnight.
14501 South Orange Blossom Trail
1 (800) 393-5297
"Alligator Capital of the World”. Three exciting shows - Gator Jumparoo, Gator Wrestlin' and the Snakes of Florida. Ride Gatorland Express Railroad.
Try gator ribs and gator nuggets at Pearl's Smokehouse.
Giraffe Ranch is a licensed working ranch that specializes in exotic species as well as domestic cattle. Learn about exotic animals from an expert guide from the comfort of a specially designed 4-wheel-drive vehicle, camel-back safari, Segway safari, llama trek, or even your own vehicle.
There's always something new at this fascinating "hands on" museum with a variety of exciting interactive exhibits:
a 96-foot pitch black "Touch Tunnel", "Think Tank", "Phenomenal Arts", "Body Shop", "Explore Galore", unique museum store, changing exhibits.
Green Meadows Petting Farm
1368 South Poinciana Blvd.
Website: Green Meadows Petting Farm
A "hands-on" two-hour guided tour of over 300 farm animals. Everyone milks a cow; pony rides for children; hayrides for all.
Picnic area under "grandfather oaks". Seasonal events.
Gulf Breeze Zoo
5701 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Website: Gulf Breeze Zoo
Experience our animals in a variety of ways. Observe them in their habitats while strolling through the park or from our boardwalk or safari line train.
Interact with them during a unique animal encounter, an animal feeding, or a visit to our farm. Choose your adventures.
Walk underwater in the natural spring and meet our friendly manatees. Stroll nature trails and see and learn about Florida’s wildlife.
Daily educational programs and Children’s Education Center.
Horsepower for Kids
8005 Race Track Rd
Website: Horsepower for Kids
At HorsePower for Kids, we believe in the power of connecting with animals and the positive impact it can have on individuals, regardless of their socioeconomic circumstances.
Learning is fun for the whole family at the Imaginarium Hands On Museum and Aquarium. Touch live sea life, be blown away by a hurricane, run through a rainstorm!
Your admission package to the Imaginarium provides hours of fun and entertainment for the entire family through hands on science exhibits.
370 Zoo Parkway
Website: Jacksonville Zoo
Escape to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens for the only walking safari in Northeast Florida.
Discover the earth’s wildlife through interactive and educational experiences. A true family adventure, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is growing and changing daily and is dedicated to consistently improving.
26205 East Colonial Drive
Website: Jungle Adventures
This is a 20 acre eco-tourism park featuring animal exhibits including: bears, deer, panthers, bobcats, monkeys, snakes, turtles, alligators, crocodiles, makaws and more.
You can hold a baby alligator or touch an endangered (less than 50 left in the wild) Florida Panther. Take a boat ride through a swamp inhabited by alligators. Visit a Native American village.
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail
Website: Jungle Island
Jungle Island, Miami's premier entertainment destination, combines the beauty of Miami's tropical landscape with a jungle full of extraordinary animals from around the globe.
Jungle Queen Riverboat
801 Seabreeze Blvd
Website: Jungle Queen Riverboat
This Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruise travels through the tranquil waterways of the New River giving you a chance to view the ever-changing scenery, including plush waterfront homes, downtown Fort Lauderdale, great yacht and storage basins and a bit of the Everglades, before a stop at the Jungle Queen Indian Village
(approximately 45 minutes).