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Ocala

Experience the horseback riding, museums, and entertainment in Ocala!

Discover the family-friendly area of Ocala—gourmet restaurants, museums, and top sights from Ocala Equestrian Complex to Florida Horse Park.

Where to stay in Ocala

If you visit Silver Springs State Park in Ocala, FL, make sure you go on one of the famous glass bottom boat tours. We took one and were lucky enough to have our boat pass right over two friendly manatees. #florida #silversprings #manatee

Fort King District

3/5(20 area reviews)

If you're spending some time in Fort King District, Silver Springs State Park and Fort King are top sights worth seeing.

Fort King District

Top Hotels in Ocala

Motel 6 Ocala, FL - Conference Center
Motel 6 Ocala, FL - Conference Center
2 out of 5
3810 NW Blitchton Road, Ocala, FL
The price is $43 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Situated in Ocala, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Ocala Grand Prix, I-75 Super Flea Market, and Hampton Aquatic Fun Center. Ocala Equestrian Complex and ...

2.9/5 (964 reviews)

"I have a son with autism and this was the perfect place to stay. Every single staff member was so good to him. They were so kind!!! The rooms are okay, but no refrigerator or microwave. We made due with a cooler and my air fryer that luckily I had. But over all it was a great experience for my son ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2020

Motel 6 Ocala, FL - Conference Center
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Ocala FL
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Ocala FL
3 out of 5
3951 NW Blitchton Road, Ocala, FL
The price is $59 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30

Situated in Ocala, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Ocala Equestrian Complex, Ocala Regional Medical Center, and Paddock Mall. Bubba Raceway Park and Appleton ...

3.9/5Very Good! (961 reviews)

"Nice pool and hot tub with cabana type canopies. Hours for breakfast not specified at check-in and not listed in room. Poor communication. Over all nice, clean and up to date rooms."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Ocala FL
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Ocala, FL
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Ocala, FL
2.5 out of 5
3720 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $62 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Situated in Ocala, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Paddock Mall, West Marion Community Hospital, and West Marion Community Hospital. Easy Street Family Fun ...

3.9/5Good! (978 reviews)

"The hotel was very clean and the locality was very central to all the restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Ocala, FL
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Ocala

1 Bed 1 Bath Pet Friendly Cracker Style Cabin in Historic Orange Springs Florida
1 Bed 1 Bath Pet Friendly Cracker Style Cabin in Historic Orange Springs Florida
Fort McCoy, FL
The price is $135 per night from Nov 16 to Nov 17

Situated in a rural location, this historic cabin is 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from Royal Manor Winery and within 25 mi (40 km) of Silver Springs State Park and Santa ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (70 reviews)
Great weekend

"Had a great quiet weekend. Property was clean and tidy and perfect for our stay. We will be back!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

1 Bed 1 Bath Pet Friendly Cracker Style Cabin in Historic Orange Springs Florida
Log Home Guest House
Log Home Guest House
Ocklawaha, FL

Situated in Ocklawaha, this romantic cabin is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Lake Weir and within 6 mi (10 km) of Smith Lake and Carney Island Recreation and Conservation ...

5/5Exceptional! (36 reviews)
BEST EVER

"This is the best experience we have ever had, there is no detail that is not covered, everything was great"…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Log Home Guest House
Charming log Cabin Near Ocala, Hits and Orlando Ideal for Family
Charming log Cabin Near Ocala, Hits and Orlando Ideal for Family
Reddick, FL

Situated in a rural location, this cabin is 8.5 mi (13.6 km) from Price's Scrub State Park and within 16 mi (25 km) of Devil's Den and Suwannee River. Bubba ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)
Amazing getaway!

"We don’t know where to begin with our review. This place was exactly how they described on their page detail by detail. For us city folks it was great escape when we got here. The service by Marie and Leigh Leigh was phenomenal. They helped us build a campfire and where very friendly throughout our ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Charming log Cabin Near Ocala, Hits and Orlando Ideal for Family
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Ocala

Juniper Springs Recreation Area
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Juniper Springs Recreation Area

4/5(37 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Juniper Springs Recreation Area, a lovely green space in Fort McCoy. Amble around this relaxing area's lakeside, or seek out the hiking trails.

Silver Glen Springs Recreation
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Silver Glen Springs Recreation

5/5(9 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Silver Glen Springs Recreation, a lovely green space in Fort McCoy. Amble around this relaxing area's lakeside, or seek out the hiking trails.

Top things to do in Ocala

Alexander Springs Snorkeling
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Alexander Springs Snorkeling

$400
Per adult
Ocala Bass Fishing Charters for Largemouth Bass
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Ocala Bass Fishing Charters for Largemouth Bass

$150
Per adult
Manatee Encounter & Kayak Tour at Blue Spring State Park
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Manatee Encounter & Kayak Tour at Blue Spring State Park

$86
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Wekiva River Paddle with Lunch
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Wekiva River Paddle with Lunch

$86
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Daytona Bass Fishing
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Daytona Bass Fishing

$150
Per adult
Gypsy Gold Horse Farm Tour with Entry Ticket
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Gypsy Gold Horse Farm Tour with Entry Ticket

$35
Per adult

Reviews of Ocala

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Top Destination

5 - Excellent
302
5 - Excellent 28.066914498141266%
4 - Good
494
4 - Good 45.910780669144984%
3 - Okay
233
3 - Okay 21.654275092936803%
2 - Disappointing
25
2 - Disappointing 2.323420074349442%
1 - Terrible
22
1 - Terrible 2.0446096654275094%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 24, 2020

if you like horses ... Ocala is the place for you to visit ...

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

May 3, 2020

A slow town. Too quiet. Nothing to much to do. But it’s was ok

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Apr 19, 2020

Have lived there a long time.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Apr 9, 2020

It’s ok

4/5 - Good

Mary

Apr 2, 2020

Centrally located, I love that there is lots to do and shop , while lots of country roads and scenery as well.

3/5 - Okay

Michelle

Mar 16, 2020

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