Playaway Kids

Offering music classes for kids 3 months to 6 years old. Incorporating Music, Tom Toms,
Egg Shakers, Rhythm Sticks, Creative Movement, and Singing. Also Offering Art Classes, Pre-school Ballet,
Mommy and Me, Yoga Bugs, and More. Ask us about "Parents Night Out".

Lakewood Ranch – Call 941-755-1070

Venice – Call 941-493-8907

Mixon Farms

Come ride Mixon's Orange Blossom Express! It's affordable family fun and you'll learn all the
secrets of citrus while discovering a delightful new world in the grove. Bring your camera, you'll want to save
the memories. Our tours are packed full of educational tidbits and trivia with a heaping helping of laughter
thrown in, just for fun. The tram will travel past the children's magical maze, a wetlands pond, Justin Mathew's
Wildlife Rescue and more.

2712 26th Avenue East, Bradenton

Call: 941-748-5829 or Toll-free 800-608-2525

Selby Public Library

Toddler/Pre-School Story Times every Thursday 10:30 am.

OWly Tales for ages 4-9 every Wednesday 6:30 pm

1331 First St., Sarasota

Call for details: 941-861-1100

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

A wonderful tropical paradise along Sarasota Bay. The Children’s Rainforest is an innovative new
garden that will take visitors right into the tops of Selby’s massive banyan trees. Click
HERE for more exciting Rainforest information.

811 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota

Call for details: 941-366-5731


This store features a Bridged entry with koi pond followed by tanks of salt and fresh water
fish…some at eye level for little ones.

2162 Gulf Gate Dr., Sarasota


Dakin Dairy Farms

Enjoy a dairy tour, get lost in a 9 acre CORN MAZE, squeal at the pig races,
take a cow-train ride and watch the goats race up a “goat walk.” Delight in some country BBQ,
shoot ears of corn out of a corn cannon or roast marshmallows at the campfire.

Hours: Friday & Saturday Until 10 pm, Sunday 2 pm to 6 pm.

30771 Betts Road, Myakka City

Call for details: 941-322-2802


Located on the beautiful Peace River, an array of activities for the whole family
with guided riverboat tours, a museum that housing fossils and Indian artifacts, an
"Old Florida" style restaurant, a full service marina, canoe and boat rentals, and a reproduction of an
early pioneer settlement, complete with trading post and arts & crafts.

9700 SW Riverview Cir., Arcadia

Call for details: 941-627-3473

Fish Cove

Enjoy 36 holes of exciting miniature golf overlooking the beautiful Peace River.

Check the web site for coupons

4949 Tamiami Trail, Charlotte Harbor

Call for details: 941-627-5393

Babcock Wilderness Ranch

Enjoy a taste of real Florida - the excitement of a true wilderness adventure. Travel 90 minutes in a
comfortable swamp buggy with a trained naturalist on a voyage through the beautiful woods and deep, slow-moving waters
of the Telegraph Cypress Swamp. See alligators, panthers, cracker calves, native birds, wild turkeys, snakes and other
animals in their natural setting.

Daily tours are by reservation only.

8000 State Route 31, Punta Gorda

Call for details: 800-500-5583

Kidstar Park

Indoor/outdoor activities featuring Go-karts, black-light miniature golf, 3-D motion rides, laser tag,
a rock-climbing wall and more.

18505 Paulson Dr., Port Charlotte

Call for details: 941-235-3131

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

A great place for pre-schoolers. Nature trails and boardwalks, playground and picnic areas.

1101 Country Club Way South, St Pete

Call for details: 727-893-7326

Boing Jump Center

Experience fun and fitness at the same time! Welcoming all ages… beginners to professional athletes
to defy gravity on Giant Trampoline Arenas! Whether you want to free jump, play dodgeball (BOING! style) or get a
crazy workout doing BOING!Robics, BOING! Jump Center is the place for you!

622-624 Ware Blvd., Tampa

Call for details: 813-341-4897

Lowry Park Zoo

Visit more than 2000 animals in lush habitats and experience zoo shows & rides, water play areas,
a river odyssey eco-tour, interactive ehibits, and restaurants.

1101 W. Sligh Ave., Tampa

Call for details: 813-935-8552

Florida Aquarium

Moray eels, big sharks and endangered sea turtles with 2 acre waterpark and wild dolphin cruise offers
an exceptional family adventure

701 Channelside Dr., Tampa

Call for details: 813-831-8405

Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens is the ultimate family adventure park offering an array of fascinating attractions based
on exotic encounters with the African continent. A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country’s premier zoos
featuring more than 2,700 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens provides unrivaled excitement
for guests of every age.

10001 N. McKinley Drive, Tampa

Call for details: 888-800-5447

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