- TripBuzz found 254 things to do with kids in or near Apopka, Florida, including 238 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Orlando, Winter Park, Sanford and Lake Buena Vista.
- From King's Landing to Brunswick Wekiva Lanes, the Apopka area offers 90 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Golf, Bowling and History Museums.
- With a multi-million dollar foliage industry within its borders, Apopka is known as the 'Indoor Foliage Capital of the World.' The city even has the annual Apopka Art and Foliage Festival to celebrate the booming industry. Before the area became known for the foliage industry, various groups occupied the area, including a tribe of Seminole Indians.
A trip down the Wekiwa River with a rented canoe, kayak, or boat through King's Landing is a 4-hour natural beauty and wildlife scene. Fishing, swimming, and areas to stop with a shuttle ride back are part of the package deal.
A 40-lane bowling facility, Brunswick Wekiva Lanes provides traditional bowling for individuals, private events and leagues. It offers billiard tables, arcade game machines, a snack bar, lounge, event rooms and a pro shop.
Visitors will discover a complete horsemanship experience in a scenic countryside setting at the Trademark Equestrian Center. The center offers horse training, riding lessons, boarding, and a professional, supportive environment for the animals and their owners.
The 7000-acre Wekiwa Springs State Park is an ideal place for camping, canoeing, snorkeling, and hiking. Renting gear and canoes are available for the woodlands; it is not far from the highway and other attractions.
A park built around the Rock Springs and river, Kelly Park is a scenic place with lagoons and pools along the river. Float down the river (tubes for rent), canoe, walk the boardwalk, view the wildlife, and enjoy picnic areas.
A canine recreation facility, Doctors' Dog Park features open grass fields with trees along with a pet shower, water fountains and a memorial bridge. The park has dog waste bags, benches and a separate area for smaller dogs.
Situated on Lake Apopka, Magnolia Park can be used for fishing, boating, camping, picnics and dog walking. The park has playgrounds, pavilions, volleyball courts, picnic tables, grills, open green areas and a walking trail.
Located on five acres, Kit Land Nelson Park is named for Katerine Land Nelson, the sister of the city's former mayor. The park features tennis and racquetball courts, open grass fields, picnic areas, a children's playground and a gazebo.
With dozens of exhibits, the Museum of Apopkans provides a well-preserved glimpse into the region's past. Exhibits include photos and artifacts from early settlers, maps of the historic area, vintage clothing, and more.