10 days in Ocala & Silver Springs Itinerary

10 days in Ocala & Silver Springs Itinerary

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10 days in Ocala & Silver Springs Itinerary

Start: Ocala
1
Ocala
— 6 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Silver Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
End: Ocala

6
nights
Ocala

Ocala is a city located in Northern Florida. Relax by the water at Alfred McKethan Pine Island Park and Fort Island Gulf Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing and Florida Museum of Natural History. Get out of town with these interesting Ocala side-trips: Bushnell (Florida National Cemetery & Dade Battlefield Historic State Park), Crystal River (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Eisenhower Regional Recreation Center (in The Villages). And it doesn't end there: work some fitness into your day at Sholom Park, immerse yourself in nature at Ichetucknee Springs State Park, admire all the interesting features of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park, and admire the masterpieces at Appleton Museum of Art.

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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Ocala. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Silver Springs.

Things to do in Ocala

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Gainesville, Crystal River, Bushnell, Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Silver Springs

Silver Springs ©
Silver Springs is an unincorporated community in Marion County, Florida, United States. You've now added Wild Waters Waterpark to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): make a splash at Wild Waters Waterpark, then look for all kinds of wild species at Silver Springs State Park, then identify plant and animal life at Juniper Springs Recreation Area, and finally admire the majestic nature at Blue Spring State Park. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Stetson Mansion, then see the interesting displays at Reptile Discovery Center, then take an in-depth tour of Barberville Pioneer Settlement, and finally see the interesting displays at Welaka Maritime Museum.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Silver Springs trip itinerary site .

Silver Springs is very close to Ocala. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Silver Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

DeLand, Island Grove Wine Company Tasting House, Barberville Pioneer Settlement, Blue Spring State Park, Bluefield Estate Winery
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Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Blue Spring State Park ©
Blue Spring State Park
Silver Springs State Park ©
Silver Springs State Park

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