- 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
93% 315 votes
18700 S. CR 325, Gainesville, FL 32640 MoreLess Info
Named for Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park is managed by the Florida State Parks Department. Rawlings' original house and farm buildings remain on the premesis and are open for touring.
98% 96 votes
8528 East County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609 MoreLess Info
Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation rescues exotic animals and houses them in natural grass enclosures where visitors can see them during 2 hour guided tours. They have 62 animals of 23 species including many big cats.
100% 1 votes
1691 E Jefferson Street, Brooksville, FL 34601 MoreLess Info
Offering both recreational bowling and bowling leagues, Louie's Bowling Center is open daily. The bowling alley also features a sports bar, grill, game room with pool table and regular live entertainment.
Situated along the Norris Dead River, the Highland Park Fish Camp offers 30 acres of untamed wilderness to showcase the historic central Florida before it was developed. Both camping and fishing are extremely popular in the area.
75% 4 votes
3200 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, FL 32712 MoreLess Info
The City of Apopka's Northwest Recreation Complex is spread out over more than 180 acres of land, and includes soccer fields, lacrosse fields, flag football fields, baseball and softball fields, and basketball courts. The facility also has hiking trails.
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.
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.
32% 19 votes
625 Rock Ridge Boulevard, Apopka, FL 32712 MoreLess Info
Book a tee time at the Rock Springs Ridge Golf Club for golf, putting greens, practice areas, and driving range. Membership club specials are available as well as tournaments, events, and disc golf.