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Gypsy Gold (Ocala)
Ranked #1 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Other ranches and farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Hey Everybody!Thank you for checking us out, here on Tripadvisor. We here at Gypsy Gold host tours of our Gypsy Vanner Horse... more » Owner description: Hey Everybody!Thank you for checking us out, here on Tripadvisor. We here at Gypsy Gold host tours of our Gypsy Vanner Horse breeding farm every Wednesday, and Saturday 10am - 12noon. You must contact us to reserve your spot on our tour, and tickets are available for purchase at a discount through our website.If you have a group of 10 people or more you can call us to schedule a tour for any day of the week.The tours are approximately 2 hours long and are host by Dennis Thompson, the man who discovered this breed of horse, brought them to America, and founded the breed registry and society. The first hour of the tour is a sit down with Dennis as he tells you his story of how he and his late wife, Cindy found this breed and brought them to America. The second hour is walking around our farm and meeting all of our beautiful horses, mules, and other animals we have with us here.Please contact us if you have any questions. Thank you! « less
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Ranked #2 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Performances; Disney
Owner description: Wishes Nighttime Spectacular is the biggest, brightest fireworks extravaganza in Magic Kingdom theme park history.Jiminy... more » Owner description: Wishes Nighttime Spectacular is the biggest, brightest fireworks extravaganza in Magic Kingdom theme park history.Jiminy Cricket is your host, guiding Pinocchio, Cinderella, Ariel, Peter Pan and other beloved Disney Characters through a fantastic tale told amongst the stars.A magnificent musical score synchs with the fireworks for a stunning aural and visual experience, featuring unique pyrotechnics and special effects.Discover that wishes do come true when you experience Wishes Nighttime Spectacular, a story so big only the sky can hold it!Additional InformationFireworks schedules vary by season. View the online calendar for specific dates and times. Or, refer to the Times Guide, which is available at the Park entrance, at Guest Relations and at most merchandise locations.The show can be viewed throughout the Park, but to see Tinker Bell flying in the sky, a view from the front of Cinderella Castle is recommended. « less
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Discovery Cove (Orlando)
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$17* and up
Ranked #3 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Amusement/ Theme Parks; Water Parks; Aquariums

Discovery Cove is a beautiful, tropical oasis. The park is well run, and the entire staff is very friendly. Buy the picture CD that the park sells if members of your group are... more »

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$80* and up
Ranked #4 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails
Owner description: An off road motor and fishing venue set in 230 acres of Florida countryside, close to all major tourist attractions. Unique... more » Owner description: An off road motor and fishing venue set in 230 acres of Florida countryside, close to all major tourist attractions. Unique to the Disney area, accessible, available and affordable. Put yourself in the driving seat for the adventure of a lifetime on one of our ATVs, Dune Buggies, 4x4 or fish on our private trophy bass fishing lake. « less
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$145* and up
Ranked #5 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Extensive collection of the works by Louis Comfort Tiffany plus a rich collection of early 20th-century paintings and... more » Owner description: Extensive collection of the works by Louis Comfort Tiffany plus a rich collection of early 20th-century paintings and decorative arts. « less
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Fantasmic (Orlando)
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$17* and up
Ranked #6 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Performances; Disney
Owner description: A live Disney production held at the Hollywood Hills Amphitheater at Disney-MGM Studios featuring Disney characters,... more » Owner description: A live Disney production held at the Hollywood Hills Amphitheater at Disney-MGM Studios featuring Disney characters, performers and pyrotechnics. « less
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$80* and up
Ranked #7 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Performances; Disney
Owner description: La Nouba is a mesmerizing and extraordinary avant-garde circus spectacle performed by Cirque du Soleil exclusively in the... more » Owner description: La Nouba is a mesmerizing and extraordinary avant-garde circus spectacle performed by Cirque du Soleil exclusively in the Downtown Disney West Side area at Walt Disney World Resort.La Nouba is performed at an exceptional theater built especially for Cirque du Soleil. The show's international cast of acrobats, athletes and performance artists—including more than 65 artists representing 15 countries—delights and mystifies with daring acts of grace.La Nouba translates to English as ""to party, to live it up,"" and this theme is evident in the energetic performances, the colorful costumes and the moving live music.Join the thousands of fans who leave this Cirque du Soleil performance in awe of the glorious feats and the inexpressible beauty they have witnessed, carrying with them its memory as an inspiration to celebrate life. It truly is a show that makes ""the impossible, possible.""See the magic up close for yourself when you attend a performance of La Nouba! « less
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Ranked #8 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Owner description: A Catholic church built in the 1980s so that the large number of visitors to the Orlando region would have a place to attend... more » Owner description: A Catholic church built in the 1980s so that the large number of visitors to the Orlando region would have a place to attend church. « less
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$145* and up
Ranked #9 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (WWoHP), the newest of six islands inside Universal's Islands of Adventure (IOA), is a meticulously conceived and produced theme park... more »

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$145* and up
Ranked #10 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Universal's Islands of Adventure features some of the most innovative rides and attractions ever made on seven spectacularly... more » Owner description: Universal's Islands of Adventure features some of the most innovative rides and attractions ever made on seven spectacularly themed islands: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Marvel Super Hero Island, Toon Lagoon, Jurassic Park, The Lost Continent, Seuss Landing and Port of Entry. « less
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Ranked #11 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Ranchs; Landmarks
Owner description: Would you like to get "Behind the Gates" and see Ocala`s Horse Country? Let Karen Grimes take you on an exclusive look behind... more » Owner description: Would you like to get "Behind the Gates" and see Ocala`s Horse Country? Let Karen Grimes take you on an exclusive look behind the scenes of 3 farms to get up close to horses of different breeds and disciplines and meet the people train and care for them. An avid horsewoman and and long time resident of Ocala`s Horse Country, Karen shares her enthusiasm, knowledge and ability to enter the inner circles of some of the most beautiful farms in the area. M-SAT. Tours are by reservation only. Start 8:30 AM-11:30. Carrots provided!! « less
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Epcot Divequest (Orlando)
Ranked #12 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Disney; Water sports
Swim with sharks - as long as you have an open water scuba certificate.
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Hollis Garden (Lakeland)
Ranked #13 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Botanical garden
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Ranked #14 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Museums
Owner description: We hope these photos will help give you a peek at the inside this private Museum. Your visit here is a chance to 'take a... more » Owner description: We hope these photos will help give you a peek at the inside this private Museum. Your visit here is a chance to 'take a Dejavu trip' through Time, walk through our 7,000 sq. ft. facility, and enjoy some of America's Finest Classic American Muscle Cars, Collectible Foreign Cars like Porsche and sometimes Ferrari."Professional" Cars (Hearse & Ambulance),and lo-mile Old-Timers from the 30's-40's-50's, '66-'67 Shelby's, Mid-Year Vette's, 2-Cobra's, Classic Trucks,Ford Woodie,1959 Cadillac Eldorado and occasionally a 'Rat Rod'~ all make appearances here. Experience a HUGE 44+ Year collection of NEON Signs, Vintage Porcelain Advertising Signs, Gas Pumps, Air Towers, Jukeboxes, Cola Machines, and Pedal Cars/Strollers & 1/4 Midget Race Cars. There's even a display of Autographed Guitars w/Backstage Passes from famous 'Rockers' & Country Artists: including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Aerosmith, Ozzy Ozbourne, Bon Jovi, The Rolling Stones' Ron Wood, Don Henley & His group, Billy Ray Cyrus, Graham Nash, George Thorogood, Chicago, Member's of the '99 Lollapalooza Tour, Montgomery & Gentry, & Chet Atkins,Madonna's Autographed underpants, and the entire Cast Signed, Guitar from A&E TV's "Pawn Stars" including 'ChumLee' & the "Old Man", plus a new display on TV's "Duck Dynasty" featuring taxidermy, life size stand-up's of all the characters, "Si's Tea Glass" and more! Plus, see Brooke Burke Autographed Guitar ("Dancing w/The Stars"). We also added for the Ladies; Unique Mannequin's with Period Dress covering the 40's-50's-60's: Airline Stewardess/Pilot, Drive-In Girl on Skates, Race Driver, Texaco Attendant, Hippie 'Groupie',Greyhound Bus Driver,and Ambulance Attendant & Nurse, recently added: 4 'working' 50's B&W TV's with original programs! There is so much to see: Most folks circulate the Museum several times.[Due to damage not covered by insurance we do not permit ANY camera's with removable lenses]. Small cameras & i.phone cameras are welcome. This is an Adult Museum, No Children under 14. « less
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Ranked #15 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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iFly Orlando (Orlando)
Ranked #16 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: iFLY Orlando is the best way to experience indoor skydiving.Experience true free-fall conditions, just like skydiving,... more » Owner description: iFLY Orlando is the best way to experience indoor skydiving.Experience true free-fall conditions, just like skydiving, without having to jump out of an airplane. iFLY's vertical wind tunnel creates a wall-to-wall cushion of air on which you can safely float. There's no parachute, no jumping & nothing attaching you to planet Earth. It's just you & the air, and it's the most incredible adrenaline rush.No Experience Necessary.Recommended for ages 3 to 103! Fun entertainment for the whole family and great for kids. « less
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Ranked #17 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums

Best day out in Florida and a reasonable price too. The memories will bring tears to your eyes. Visit their website for more details on the exhibits, or call them (the fastest way... more »

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Ranked #18 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Tours
Owner description: Have you ever dreamed of going on an authentic safari? At Safari Wilderness Ranch, you will enjoy fresh air year-round as... more » Owner description: Have you ever dreamed of going on an authentic safari? At Safari Wilderness Ranch, you will enjoy fresh air year-round as enormous birds soar overhead. Our knowledgeable and experienced guides will tour you through 260 acres, interacting with huge herds of wetland exotic species, Watusi cattle, and Haflinger horses in custom safari vehicles, fitted with shade canopies and stadium seating. Or book a camel back or horse-drawn carriage game viewing safari tour. Indulge your senses in optional lemur and budgie parakeet encounters. A Florida Agritourism project. Located 6 mi. north of I-4 between Orlando and Tampa in an expansive and pristine wilderness area. Tours Wed – Sun at 10am and 1pm BY RESERVATION ONLY. « less
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Rainbow River (Dunnellon)
Ranked #19 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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World of Disney (Orlando)
Ranked #20 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Disney; Specialty Shops
Owner description: "World Of Disney Store, in Downtown Disney Marketplace, is the largest Disney character store in Walt Disney World Resort—and... more » Owner description: "World Of Disney Store, in Downtown Disney Marketplace, is the largest Disney character store in Walt Disney World Resort—and on Earth! « less
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Thompson Aire (Kissimmee)
Ranked #21 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Other
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Ranked #22 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: State Parks; Nature and Parks
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Bok Tower Gardens (Lake Wales)
Ranked #23 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; Gardens
Owner description: Explore the landscaped gardens of Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and one of Florida’s natural habitats on the Pine Ridge Trail.... more » Owner description: Explore the landscaped gardens of Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and one of Florida’s natural habitats on the Pine Ridge Trail. You can also discover the history of Edward W. Bok and the building of his 205 foot Singing Tower and tour the historic Pinewood Estate mansion to catch a glimpse of the luxurious lifestyle of the 1930s. Around the Gardens the curious will find secret garden paths, picture rubbing posts as well as three geocache locations! « less
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Ranked #24 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
This campus contains nine structures designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
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Magic Kingdom (Orlando)
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$109* and up
Ranked #25 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Disney; Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: The first of the 4 theme parks to open at Walt Disney World Resort, Magic Kingdom park captures the enchantment of fairy... more » Owner description: The first of the 4 theme parks to open at Walt Disney World Resort, Magic Kingdom park captures the enchantment of fairy tales with exciting entertainment, classic attractions, beloved Disney Characters and so much more. « less
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Ranked #26 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Zoos
Owner description: This is a unique, TOTALLY interactive experience with exotic animals including lemurs, kangaroos, muntjac deer, kinkajou,... more » Owner description: This is a unique, TOTALLY interactive experience with exotic animals including lemurs, kangaroos, muntjac deer, kinkajou, llama and most recently our ADORBALE baby zebra Zoe and bushbaby Gizmo! All visits are private and BY APPOINTMENT ONLY,please see our website for more details, AND call to schedule before driving out. We are normally booked ahead, so please don't wait till last minute to schedule,as we can rarely do same day visits. Treat yourselves to a once in a lifetime experience like no other! Be prepared to fall in love many times over, as each animal will steal your heart with his/her silly antics and sweet personalities. « less
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$189* and up
Ranked #27 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Disney; Amusement Parks

Walt Disney World is both the largest vacation resort in the world and most visited theme park resort in the world. At over 25,000 acres, the massive property features four... more »

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Ranked #28 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Disney; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #29 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Water Parks; Disney; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, one of 2 Water Parks in Walt Disney World Resort, features attractions for the whole... more » Owner description: Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, one of 2 Water Parks in Walt Disney World Resort, features attractions for the whole family—from fast waterslides to a children's area with pint-sized raft rides. Catch 6-foot waves in the Surf Pool and snorkel Shark Reef—with real sharks!Escape to a tropical paradise where you'll discover a storm of fun in the sun. Disney's Typhoon Lagoon water park is the place to go for aquatic thrill-seekers of all ages. In addition to great waterslides, you'll love the lazy river, wave pool and children's play area! « less
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Wallaby Ranch (Davenport)
Ranked #30 of 274 attractions in Central Florida
Category: Sports Complexes; Tours
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