15 days in Ocala, Daytona Beach & Melbourne Itinerary

15 days in Ocala, Daytona Beach & Melbourne Itinerary

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Ocala
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Daytona Beach
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Melbourne
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Ocala — 2 nights

Ocala is a city located in Northern Florida. Family-friendly places like Farm Tours of Ocala and Sholom Park will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ocala: Crystal River (Crystal River, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of life in the country at Gypsy Gold Horse Farm, play a few rounds at Country Club Of Ocala, see the interesting displays at Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, and take in the views from Landbridge Trailhead.

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Orlando to Ocala is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Daytona Beach.
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Daytona Beach — 6 nights

The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Beach at Daytona Beach and St. Augustine Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Castillo de San Marcos National Monument and Mary Bethune Home. Explore Daytona Beach's surroundings by going to St. Augustine (St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., &more) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in New Smyrna Beach). There's still lots to do: bet on your favorite at Daytona International Speedway, enjoy the sand and surf at Andy Romano Beachfront Park, browse the exhibits of Marine Science Center, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Equestrian Adventures of Florida.

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Traveling by car from Ocala to Daytona Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Daytona Beach are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 6 nights

Melbourne is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cocoa Beach and Sea Turtle Preservation Society Melbourne Beach. Attractions like Brevard Zoo and Cocoa Beach Pier make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Cocoa Beach (Room Escape Games & Ron Jon Surf Shop), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Port Canaveral) and Merritt Island (La Bella Spa, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sebastian Inlet State Park, identify plant and animal life at Barrier Island Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pelican Beach Park, and view the masterpieces at Derek Gores Gallery.

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Traveling by car from Daytona Beach to Melbourne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.
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