- TripBuzz found 225 things to do with kids in or near Ruskin, Florida, including 212 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Tampa, Bradenton, Madeira Beach and St. Petersburg.
- From Gus's Crabby Adventures to Fishing Charters with Captain Matt Santiago, the Ruskin area offers 98 different types of family activities, including: Fishing, Movie Theaters, Parks and Cultural Centers.
- Located on the shores of the Little Manatee River is the city of Ruskin, Florida. The area is primarily agricultural, known for its tomato crops, and is home to just over 17,000 residents. The area is home to a nature preserve, drawing outdoor enthusiasts to the area. The city is also home to various historical structures and homes, including a historic drive-in theatre still in operation today.
A place of refuge and rescue for animals is Lions, Tigers, and Bears. Tours of the habitat, shelter, and animals provides information and education. The online store and museum is a way to support the refuge.
Founded in 1965, the Venice Area Audubon Society has a primary focus on wildlife and conservation with a particular emphasis on birds. The society produces regular newsletters and maintains an information center.
Situated near the Peace River, Brownville Park is 75 acres with a loop trail for walking and biking. The park has campsites, bathroom and shower facilities, picnic areas and access to the river for kayaking, boating and fishing.
Dade City's Wild Things is an ecotourism zoo that brings you a closer than ever look at some magnificent animals on their guided Sunken Jungle Trek or Jungle Safari Rides. The tours also offer amazing personal encounters with tiger cubs, monkeys, and more.