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Ranked #1 of 17 attractions in Ocala
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 17 attractions in Ocala
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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Ranked #3 of 17 attractions in Ocala
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 #4 of 17 attractions in Ocala
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #5 of 17 attractions in Ocala
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #6 of 17 attractions in Ocala
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #7 of 17 attractions in Ocala
Category: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails; Tours
Owner description: Experience a Real Florida Vacation with our ATV Off-Road Adventure Tours. ALL participants must be 18 years old and up.Guided... more » Owner description: Experience a Real Florida Vacation with our ATV Off-Road Adventure Tours. ALL participants must be 18 years old and up.Guided ATV rides are a fun and exciting way to enjoy your Florida Vacation in the Ocala National Forest. We offer single or double rider ATVs which is the modern way to see "Old Florida". The ATVs are easy to operate and we welcome all levels of experience on this eco-tour. All ATVs are automatic and everything you need is provided from helmets to snacks.Ocala National Forest is home to abundant wildlife and unique animal habitats. You may enjoy seeing white tail deer, turkey, raccoons, unusual fox squirrels, eagles, hawks, and many other birds of prey. We offer rides ranging from 2 1/2 to 5 1/2 hours. We have access to miles of ATV trails all starting at newly built trailheads that provide restrooms and practice areas. This adventure will leave you with “Real Florida” memories that most visitors to our state rarely enjoy. Tours for 2 or more ATVs start at only $89 per ATV. Call to make your reservation or to get all the information you need to make outdoor memories of Fla. a reality. « less
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Ranked #8 of 17 attractions in Ocala
Category: Zoos
Owner description: Petting Zoo Ocala offers a variety of kid-friendly farm animals for viewing, petting and feeding. A stroll through the barn... more » Owner description: Petting Zoo Ocala offers a variety of kid-friendly farm animals for viewing, petting and feeding. A stroll through the barn gives visitors an opportunity to meet alpacas, llamas, goats and a few of our other barnyard friends. Some highlights of the zoo include: goats, pigs, horses, sheep, ducks, donkeys, emus and peacocks just to name a few. Come and meet all our four-legged, furry and feathered friends! Pony rides are available as well as a picnic area. Bounce house and play area are included in the entry price. « less
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Ranked #9 of 17 attractions in Ocala
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
Owner description: Ocala's Downtown Square is an eclectic blend of restaurants, boutiques, salons, and art & cultural exhibits. Park your car... more » Owner description: Ocala's Downtown Square is an eclectic blend of restaurants, boutiques, salons, and art & cultural exhibits. Park your car and you are within 10 minutes walking distance of all of this and more. We have a fabulous historic movie theatre that plays 1st run movies, billiards hall, community theatre in a gorgeous histric building with several runs per year of Rock Horror Picture Show, tattoo parlors, diverse nightlife...you get the picture! Come on down and enjoy all the Downtown Square has to offer. « less
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Ranked #10 of 17 attractions in Ocala
Category: National Parks; Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks

alexander springs is a great place for a family cookout. there are picninc tables and grills to cook on.room to toss the football, a swimming area for everyone and beach sand for... more »

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Ranked #11 of 17 attractions in Ocala
Category: Biking Trails; Hiking Trails
Biking and hiking trails just outside Ocala.
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Ranked #12 of 17 attractions in Ocala
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: More than 14,000 acres in Ocala National Forest, this area is diverse with prairies, pine flatwoods, marshes and a... more » Owner description: More than 14,000 acres in Ocala National Forest, this area is diverse with prairies, pine flatwoods, marshes and a subtropical jungle. « less
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Ranked #13 of 17 attractions in Ocala
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Nature and Parks
Commercially operated cave diving site.
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Ranked #14 of 17 attractions in Ocala
Category: Equestrian Trails
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Ranked #15 of 17 attractions in Ocala
Ranked #16 of 17 attractions in Ocala
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Category: Parks; Trails; Kayaking & canoeing; State Parks; Landmarks
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