- Our list of the best things to do in Ocala, Florida, features the top 41 nearby activities — including 22 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Ocala, FL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Tours, Sports & Fitness, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 32 things to do within the city of Ocala, FL , followed by 10 popular activities in nearby cities, including The Villages and Inverness
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Situated on 100 acres of property, The Canyons Zip Line & Canopy Tours offers visitors a variety of rope bridges and courses. The zipline takes visitors over canyons, rivers, and forests; providing a panoramic view of the Florida terrain.
Built as a peaceful oasis tailored to the South Florida climate, Sholom Park is a relaxing space with a variety of amenities. It offers a wide variety of plants and wildlife on view, and extensive walking and hiking trails.
The Appleton Museum of Art has a permanent collection of European works of art, dating back to the 17th century. It has an after-hours program which involves live music and dancing, accompanied by local restaurants specialties sampling.
With plays in which local actors can show their talent, the Ocala Civic Theatre stages more than 12 new productions each year. It has been the home for more than 400 productions, and has hosted more than 50,000 spectators each year in recent years.
Also known as the Silver Spring State Park, the Silver Springs River encompasses several dozens of springs and many miles of trails connecting them. Picnic areas, camping sites, a museum, cabanas and boat tours are available on the grounds, among many other things.