| PRE-SCHOOLERS… DAY TRIPS!|
Plan on spending the day – Exhibits abound: Dolphin Nursery, Turtle Point, Stingray Lagoon, Shamu
Upclose, Penquin Encounter, Manatee Rescue, Pacific Point Preserve – Rides, Shows, Guided Tours, Seasonal Events,
Restaurants, and much much more! Open Year-round
7007 SeaWorld Drive, Kissimee
407-351-3600 or 800-327-2424
Bok Tower Gardens
Known for its oak-shaded walkways, carillon tower and panaramic hilltop view…It is also one of
two state centers for propagating rare Florida plants. (The other is the Fairchild Tropical Gardens in Miami)
Look for the endangered plant garden along a circular path behind the visitor center. There are also
educational displays on the unique scrub and sandhill habitats, gopher tortoise in scrub ecology and discussions
on why it is important to save rare species.
1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales
Call for details: 863-676-1408
44 sq. miles of Enchanted Kingdoms, World Class Resorts, fun-filled Family Recreation,
and endless magic, including 4 Theme Parks, 2 Water Parks, 4 Championship Golf Courses, and over 20 Resorts.
Call for details: 407-939-6244
Family Theme Park geared to parents and primarily school age children, but enough for the pre-schoolers
especially if accompanied by parents or older children. Themed rides, Character breakfasts, etc.
1000 Universal Studios Plaza&, Kissimmee
Call for details:407-363-8000
A 150-acre family theme park located in Winter Haven, just 1 hour 45 minutes from downtown Sarasota.
The Park offers interactive attractions, family rides, shows, restaurants, shopping and beautiful landscape
specifically geared for families with children ages 2 to 12.
1339 Helena Road, Winter Haven
Call for details:863-318-5346
Featured in HGTV “Most Extreme Homes in America” the castle is home and working studio to renowned
Artist, Howard Solomon. The entire estate encompasses 70 acres of natural beauty, gardens and nature trails and the
castle is full of amazing sculptures and artifacts recycled from rubbish or broken machinery.
4533 Solomon Road – Ona, Fl
Call for Details: 863-494-6077
A primate "biopark" where monkeys are free to roam as visitors observe and feed from
screened walkways. Scheduled presentations feature Mei the signing Orangutan and King the finger painting gorilla.
Watch Monkeys dive at the swimming hole and get in touch with nature in a re-created Amazonian Rainforest.
14805 S.W. 216 Street – Miami
Call for details: 305-235-1611
Kids as young as 3 can experience skydiving in a wind tunnel. Older sibilings, parents, and
grandparents can as well!
6805 Visitors Circle, kissimee
cALL: 407-903-1150 or 800-754-3861
100 exhibits including an earthquake simulator, bubble lab, magic show, laser tag, virtual sports,
and dinner show. Put yourself inside a gigantic bubble that you created, land the Discovery space shuttle, pilot
the F14 & F18 fighter jets, and lie on a bed of nails.
Open 9:00 am to Midnight, daily
9067 International Drive, Kissimee
Call for details: 407-351-8800
One-of-a-kind, protected habitat for man and beast where adventures lurk around
every corner! Internationally known as the Alligator Capital of the World, Gatorland's 110-acre theme park and
nature conservatory is located in Central Florida at the head of the Florida Everglades. Once you have experienced
Gatorland, it will be hard to believe that it began in 1949 as a roadside attraction!
14501 South Orange Blossom Trail, Kissimee
Call for details: 800-393-5297
Fantasy of Flight
Priceless collection of rare vintage aircraft. Housed in three huge hangars are over 40 airplanes,
many of which are restored to original flying condition. A multi-passenger, full motion simulator with a variety
of different virtual experiences including Virtual Time Machine, Battle For Iwo Jima and Desert Storm Strike will
delight young and old.
1400 Broadway Blvd. S.E., Polk City
Call for details: 863-984-3500
The first park of its kind in the Western Hemisphere and the largest butterfly park in the world.
Thousands of specialized plants have been propagated to feed caterpillars with flowering specimens to provide nectar
not only for butterflies but, hummingbirds, Lorikeets and many other tropical birds.
3600 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek, Call for details: 954-977-4400