Day Trips

This page lists popular kids day trips within 100 miles from Tampa, Florida.
Kids Tampa: Day Trips - Fun 4 Tampa Kids
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Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is a quaint Barrier Island nestled in the Gulf of Mexico. Beautiful turquoise waters and white sandy beaches are the main attraction ...

Appleton Museum of Art

The Appleton Museum of Art is recognized throughout Florida and beyond as a vibrant cultural center because of its world class permanent collection, o ...

4333 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, Florida, 34470
Aquatica

Created by SeaWorld ®, Aquatica TM is full of amazing rides and beautiful animals. In South Sea exotic surroundings, you can test out 36 water slides, ...

5800 Water Play Way, Orlando, Florida, 32821
Babcock Wilderness Adventures

Get back to nature at Babcock Ranch with Babcock Wilderness Adventures. Babcock Ranch offers visitors the perfect setting to immerse themselves in nat ...

8000 State Road 31, Punta Gorda, FL, 33982
Bird's Underwater Dive Center

Swim and Snorkel with manatees at Crystal River. Swimming with Manatees is a unique and privileged experience, there is no other location in the US wh ...

320 NW Hwy 19, Crystal River, Florida, 34428
Bishop Planetarium

The Bishop Planetarium is the region’s premier astronomy education facility, as well as a multimedia theater for films, lectures, live music and digit ...

201 10th St. W, Bradenton, Florida, 34205
Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens has offered some of Florida’s most remarkable experiences to more than 23 million visitors since 1929. Through its historic landscap ...

1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, Florida, 33853
Caladesi Island State Park

As one of the few completely natural islands along Florida´s Gulf Coast, Caladesi´s white sand beaches were rated America's Best Beach in 2008. Beach ...

#1 Causeway Boulevard, Dunedin, Florida, 34698
Canyons Zipline and Canopy Tours

Towering cliffs, sparkling lakes, old growth oak trees, massive canyons… and zip lines running through it all! You won’t find this terrain anywhere bu ...

8045 NW Gainesville Road, Ocala, Florida, 34475
Caspersen Beach

Caspersen Beach is one of the most enjoyable shelling beaches in the area and an excellent spot to find prehistoric sharks’ teeth! There are nature tr ...

4100 Harbor Drive, Venice, Florida, 34285
Celebration Station

America's location for Family, Food & Fun. Celebration Station Clearwater offers bumper boats, go-karts, laser tag and more! Please visit our website ...

24546 US 19 North, Clearwater, Florida, 33763
Central Florida Zoo

Enter the enchanted, tropical world of the Central Florida Zoo, a relaxing, entertaining and educational experience for the entire family. Discover a ...

3755 NW Hwy 17-92, Sanford, Florida, 32747
Coco Key Water Resort

CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort-Orlando features a unique canopy-covered/outdoor water park. Our family-friendly resort is near all of Orlando’s major ...

7400 International Drive, Orlando, Florida, 32819
Crayola Experience

Crayola Experience is a family attraction that only Crayola can create, designed to be a full day of hands-on creative play and colorful fun! It’s whe ...

Crayola Experience 8001 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, Florida, 32809
Dade City's Wild Things

Dade City's Wild Things is an ecotourism zoo that brings you closer than ever to some magnificent animals on our guided Sunken Jungle Trek or Jungle S ...

37245 Meridian Avenue, Dade City, Florida, 33525
Dakin Dairy Farms

Dakin Dairy Farms entertains & educates the public from cow to bottle on their 1000 acre sustainable family farm with Farm Tours, Birthday Parties, 5 ...

30771 Betts Road, Myakka City, Florida, 34251
Devil's Den Spring

Visit one of North America's most prehistoric places, Devil's Den -- an underground spring inside a dry cave in central Florida. The remains of many ...

5390 NE 180th Avenue, Williston, Florida, 32696
Dinosaur World

Conveniently located between Orlando and Tampa, Dinosaur World in Plant City, Florida is Central Florida’s only attraction dedicated to the giants of ...

Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
5145 Harvey Tew Road, Plant City, FL, 33565
Inclusive Playground: Yes
Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove is a one-of-a kind experience where you can swim with bottlenose dolphins, feed tropical birds, play inches from a family of otters, an ...

6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, Florida, 32821
Discovery Gardens

Discovery Gardens is nestled on just 4 ½ acres behind the Lake County Agricultural Center. With 20 themed gardens, including a butterfly garden and ba ...

Free: Yes
1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares, Florida, 32788
Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom is full of attractions, adventures and entertainment that reflect Walt Disney's dedication to nature and conservation, and in ...

2901 Osceola Parkway, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 32830
Disney's Epcot

Epcot is twice the size as Magic Kingdom and is divided into Future World and World Showcase. Future World is full of sensational attractions as well ...

200 Epcot Center Drive, Orlando, Florida, 32821
Disney's Hollywood Studios

This theme Park offers behind-the-scenes glimpses of Hollywood-style action with live shows, thrilling attractions, backstage tours and special events ...

351 South Studio Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 32830
Disney's Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom theme park, one of 4 Theme Parks in Walt Disney World Resort, captures the enchantment of fairy tales with exciting entertainment, class ...

1180 Seven Seas Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 32830
Disney’s Blizzard Beach

Discover frosty fun for the whole family at Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park, a one-time ski resort that has melted into a watery wonderland.

1500 W Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 32830
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon

Escape to Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park for a storm of fun in the sun! Snorkel with sharks, stingrays and tropical fish in the coral reef. Plunge ...

1494 E Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 32830
Egmont Key State Park

Although this park is primarily a wildlife refuge, it can be a personal refuge - a place to relax and collect shells along secluded, pristine beaches. ...

4905 34th Street South #5000, St Petersburg, Florida, 33711
Explorations V Children's Museum

Explorations V Children’s Museum provides 3 floors of kid-powered, hands-on exhibits and mind-stretching programs in the arts and sciences to celebrat ...

109 N. Kennedy Ave, Lakeland, Florida, 33801-5044
Florida Museum of Natural History

All the permanent exhibits are kid-friendly and many have hands-on features just for kids. Check the website for information about special exhibits. ...

University of Florida Cultural Plaza, Gainesville, Florida, 32611
Florida Railroad Museum

The Museum offers one of the most unique museum experiences in the world. Here you "Ride the Exhibits!" The goal is preserving Florida's railroad hist ...

12210 83rd St East, Parrish, Florida, 34219
Florida State Parks

The Florida State Parks System encompasses approximately 158 parks, including everything from museums and cultivated gardens to whole island and immen ...

Forever Florida

Forever Florida is a unique eco-tourism attraction located in St. Cloud, Florida; just one hour southeast of Orlando. Departing from a picturesque Flo ...

4755 N. Kenansville Road, St. Cloud, Florida, 34773
Fort De Soto Park

Fort De Soto was named America’s Top Beach for 2009. The largest park within the Pinellas County Park System, Fort De Soto park consists of 1,136 acre ...

3500 Pinellas Bayway S., Tierra Verde, Florida, 33715
Fred Howard Park

Fred Howard Park consists of 155 acres and the white sandy beach is a very popular north county swim area and also provides a perfect location for vis ...

1700 Sunset Dr., Tarpon Springs, Florida, 34689
Inclusive Playground: Yes
Gamble Plantation Historic State Park

This antebellum mansion was home to Major Robert Gamble and headquarters of an extensive sugar plantation. It is the only surviving plantation house i ...

Free: Yes
3708 Patten Avenue, Ellenton, Florida, 34222
Gatorland

Founded by the late Owen Godwin in 1949, and still privately owned by his family today, Gatorland is a 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve, comb ...

14501 South Orange Blossom Trai, Orlando, Florida, 32837
Inclusive Playground: Yes
Giraffe Ranch

Have you ever fed a giraffe? Have you ever smelled their grassy breath? These are memories that will last you a lifetime. At Giraffe Ranch in Dade Cit ...

38650 Mickler Rd, Dade City, Florida, 33523
Green Meadows Farm

We provide guided tours to educate children and adults about farm animals by touch, sight, smell and sound; it is truly a sensory learning experience ...

1368 South Poinciana Blvd, Kissimmee, Florida, 34746
Honeymoon Island State Park

Nature lovers will find osprey nests, a wide variety of shorebirds, and one of the few remaining virgin slash pine forests in South Florida. The park ...

Type of Trail: Walking
#1 Causeway Boulevard, Dunedin, Florida, 34698
Inclusive Playground: Yes
John’s Pass Village & Boardwalk

Located on the waterfront at Johns Pass, this quaint turn-of-the-century fishing village is Pinellas County’s #1 tourist attraction. Over one hundred ...

129th Avenue East and Gulf Boulevard, St Petersburg, Florida, 33708
Jones Brothers Air and Seaplane Adventures

Jones Brothers Seaplane Adventures offers a variety of sightseeing seaplane tours over Lake County. We are excited to announce that Jones Brothers is ...

150 East Ruby Street, Travares, Florida, 32778
Kennedy Space Center

Kennedy Space Center, NASA's launch headquarters is the only place on Earth where you can tour launch areas, meet a veteran astronaut, see giant rocke ...

SR 405, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, 32899
Kiwanis Sprayground

This interactive children’s water playground, open daily from 9 AM to sunset and is filled with several water features to “beat the summer heat.” The ...

1937 Ed Eckert Drive, Dunedin, Florida, 34698
Inclusive Playground: Yes
LEGOLAND® Florida Resort & Water Park

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is built for kids. The 150-acre interactive theme park offers more than 50 rides, shows and attractions, restaurants, shoppin ...

One LEGOLAND Way, Winter Haven, Florida, 33884
Inclusive Playground: Yes
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Nestled inside the former home of Sarasota donors William and Marie Selby, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is horticultural haven for rare tropical plan ...

900 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, Florida, 34236
Marineland

The world's first oceanarium, invites you to join us in creating your own lasting memories at the Dolphin Conservation Center, our 1.3 million gallon ...

9600 Oceanshore Blvd, St. Augustine, Florida, 32080
Mote Marine Laboratory

Explore the secrets of the sea through touch pools, viewable-working labs and high-tech interactive exhibits that showcase the world-renowned research ...

1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, Florida, 34236
Mount Dora Museum of Speed

At the Mount Dora Museum of Speed you can view classic muscle cars, "pro cars" & foreign cars, and a 40+ Year collection of "Automobilia" (Auto Antiqu ...

206 North Highland Street, Mount Dora, Florida, 32757
Petting Zoo Ocala

Petting Zoo Ocala offers a variety of kid-friendly farm animals for viewing, petting and feeding. A stroll through the barn gives visitors an opportun ...

11150 W Hwy 40, Ocala, Florida, 34482
Pioneer Florida Museum and Village

In 1961, a prominent citizen of San Antonio, Florida, offered a variety of old farm equipment to the Pasco County Fair Association. The Association ac ...

15602 Pioneer Museum Road, Dade City, Florida, 33525