32 days in Central Florida Itinerary

32 days in Central Florida Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Florida visit planner

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Ocala
— 9 nights
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Lake Wales
— 7 nights
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Orlando
— 14 nights

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Ocala

Ocala ©
Ocala is a city located in Northern Florida. Let the collections at Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing and Appleton Museum of Art capture your imagination. Shop till you drop at Grand Oaks Resort and Grumbles House Antiques & Garden Shop. Change things up with these side-trips from Ocala: Blue Run of Dunnellon Park (in Dunnellon), Leesburg (Paquette's Historical Farmall Tractor Museum & Leesburg Public Library) and Bushnell (Dade Battlefield Historic State Park & Florida National Cemetery). There's much more to do: get a taste of life in the country at Gypsy Gold Horse Farm, tee off at Ocala National Golf Club, experience rural life at Farm Tours of Ocala, and pause for some serene contemplation at Meadowbrook Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ocala day trip planning website.

Calgary, Canada to Ocala is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Calgary to Ocala. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Calgary in February; daily highs in Ocala reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lake Wales.

Things to do in Ocala

Outdoors · Golf · Museums

Side Trips

Dunnellon, Leesburg, Bushnell, Lady Lake, Grand Oaks Resort
Highlights from your plan
Baseline Golf Course ©
Baseline Golf Course
Florida National Cemetery ©
Florida National Cemetery
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

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Lake Wales

Lake Wales ©
Thick with lush greenery, Lake Wales embodies "old" Florida.
For shopping fun, head to The Arcadia Opera House or Sunshine Flea Market. Pinewood Estate and Lake Wales History Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Lake Wales side-trips: L. B. Brown house (in Bartow), Sebring (Highlands Hammock State Park, Lake Istokpoga, &more) and Morgan Park (in Arcadia). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Bok Tower Gardens, do a tasting at Fiddlers Ridge Farms & Winery, look for all kinds of wild species at KICCO Wildlife Management Area, and stroll through Lake Wailes Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lake Wales trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ocala to Lake Wales takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Lake Wales are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Lake Wales

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Sebring, Arcadia, Southern Dunes Golf Club, L. B. Brown house
Highlights from your plan
Bok Tower Gardens ©
Bok Tower Gardens
L. B. Brown house ©
L. B. Brown house
Pinewood Estate ©
Pinewood Estate

14
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Greenwood Cemetery and Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe. Get a sense of the local culture at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and Lake Mirror Historic Tour. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to The Howey Mansion (in Howey in the Hills), First Presbyterian Church (in Lakeland) and Sanford (Gallery On First, Jeanine Taylor Folk Art, &more). Have a day of magic on the 8th (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 9th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. There's much more to do: take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks, browse the different shops at The Mall at Millenia, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld, and discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando journey planning website.

You can drive from Lake Wales to Orlando in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Orlando are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sanford, Winter Park, Lakeland, Winter Garden, The Howey Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks