31 days in Ocala & Merritt Island Itinerary

31 days in Ocala & Merritt Island Itinerary

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Ocala
— 24 nights
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Merritt Island
— 6 nights

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Ocala

Ocala ©
Ocala is a city located in Northern Florida. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Gypsy Gold Horse Farm and Vilano Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing and Farm Tours of Ocala. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Augustine (Walking tours, Flagler College, &more), Gainesville (Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park, Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo, &more) and Saint Augustine Beach (Lakeside Park, St. Augustine Beach, &more). Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Alexander Springs Wilderness. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Andy Romano Beachfront Park, admire the majestic nature at Ichetucknee Springs State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Crescent Beach Public Beach, and take a memorable drive along Ormond Scenic Loop & Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ocala trip planner.

Orlando to Ocala is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Orlando in October, Ocala is little chillier at night with lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Merritt Island.

Things to do in Ocala

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Gypsy Gold Horse Farm ©
Gypsy Gold Horse Farm
Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach
Ichetucknee Springs State Park ©
Ichetucknee Springs State Park

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Merritt Island

Merritt Island ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and Space Shuttle Atlantis. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Black Point Wildlife Drive and Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Merritt Island online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Ocala to Merritt Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Merritt Island when traveling from Ocala in October, with lows around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Merritt Island

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

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NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex ©
NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Space Shuttle Atlantis ©
Space Shuttle Atlantis
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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