Fun & Funky Things to Do | Florida
The beautiful state of Florida is a great spot to enjoy sandy beaches and plenty of sun. For visitors looking for a more quirky vacation experience can try visiting a few of these fun and funky locations throughout Florida.
Silver Springs is a town with many interesting things to do, including entertainment and delicious dining, but they greatest attraction of the town are the Sliver Springs themselves. Silver Springs is one of the largest spring systems in the world, and it feeds the beautiful Silver River. Visitors simply must take a ride on the glass bottom boats, which ferry people across the springs. From these boats visitors can marvel at the life and vents, which feed the springs, through the glass bottom of the boats.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Center Complex
At the Kennedy Space Center you can tour launch areas, see rockets, experience the space flight simulators, and speak to an astronaut. If you are really lucky and time your visit right you may even be able to view a shuttle launch. Another great experience visitors can try the Shuttle Launch Experience, which simulates what astronauts experience during a shuttle launch.
Dry Tortugas National Park
Located 70 miles to the west Key West this cluster of seven islands is a great destination to enjoy some of Florida's nature. The islands are composed of coral reefs and sand, and they are famous for their bird and marine life. There are also legends of pirates and sunken gold. Visitors can also enjoy Fort Jefferson, which is the largest 19th century American coastal fort.
Visitors looking to see some wildlife Gatorland is an excellent destination. This 110 acre theme park and wildlife preserve is called the "Alligator Capital of the World." Visitors will find thousands of alligators and crocodiles. The park also has reptile shoes, an aviary, a swamp walk and much more.