There are many little-known gems in Central Florida that can alter your reality in just a short car ride. These places are not only entertaining, but unique and beautiful in their own way. Enjoy nature and all it has to offer.
Marine Discovery Center in New Smyrna Beach, Florida
This place is full of different ways you and your family can connect with nature. With dolphin tours, education programs and even camps, you are sure to find something to do that is entertaining. Guided kayak tours allow you to experience the calm of the Indian River Lagoon and learn about the importance of taking care of our waterways.
With the Dolphin Discovery Tours, experience the beauty of nature and all it has to offer on a 36-foot pontoon boat. See dolphins, birds, and the simplicity of observing. You are sure to take home memories from Marine Discovery Center with whatever excursion you choose.
The Black Hammock
Enjoy nature on an exciting air boat ride just outside Orlando. Travel through nature and experience what old Florida was like. Hearing protection and life jackets are also provided for safety. You can even set up specialty rides if you call ahead and reserve your appointment.
The scenery changes with every season, so there is always something new to see each time you visit. You will see a variety of animal life, including alligators, turtles, and different types of birds. The Lazy-Gator Bar offers lakeside views and a full service bar to relax in nature with live entertainment on the weekends.
Whatever your choice, it’s nice to get away from the mundane and the ordinary and experience nature and all it has to offer.