Are you planning a fun summer trip to Florida for you and your family? When thinking about a trip to Florida, most people are excited for warm weather, beaches and possibly spending some time in Disney with their kids. Believe it or not, there are many other fun outdoor activities to do with your family in Florida. That?s probably why nearly there were nearly 112.8 million tourists who visited Florida just in the year 2016.
When you?re planning any type of trip, you should make sure to do all the research beforehand so you can sit back, relax and enjoy your vacation! To make a family trip enjoyable, it?s important to find all the possible activities, the best restaurants, a great place to stay. It?s also essential to create a budget and make sure you stay within that range. Don?t head out for a Florida vacation without making sure you?ve looked at all the options from camping, to horse shows, to zip lining!
To help you decide what activities to do and attractions to visit on your Florida vacation, check out our five suggestions listed below. You?ll be set to go after learning about these diverse outdoor activities.
Camping is a great way to experience the great outdoors and bond with your family. Whether you want to spend time hiking, sleeping in a tent or simply hiking to cabins or campgrounds in the woods, your family is sure to have an experience they?ll never forget. You might not think it?s common to travel for a camping trip, but people traveled an average distance of 186.7 miles in 2013 just for special camping trips. You can even go horseback riding in the woods while camping.
2. Zip Lines
The outdoor activity is just one of a variety that you could do for an afternoon in Florida. The sights and views will amaze you when you zip line through Florida. Zip lining is such a popular activity, you can do it in 48 states! Even if you?re afraid of heights, this is a great bonding activity for families to do together. It will make your family trip even more memorable if you all experience zip lining together.
Biking is a great way to spend time together and get some exercise. In the warm weather, you?ll enjoy biking everywhere from the beach to the grocery store. 33 percent of Americans say they bike recreationally. Simply rent a few bikes, hop on and enjoy traveling around Florida at a slower pace while you enjoy the great outdoors.
The beach is an obvious outdoor activity your family has to experience while in Florida. Whether you swim, go horseback riding, play games like sand volleyball or soccer or just lay out, the beach is always enjoyable. Your kids will remember their first time at a Florida beach swimming in the ocean for the rest of their lives. Did you know, in Florida you?re never more than 60 miles from a beach? Don?t miss out on the opportunity to enjoy this attraction with your family on vacation!
5. Horse Shows
You may be surprised to learn that horse shows and horseback riding are popular attractions in Florida. Give this outdoor activity a chance on your trip. Your family will enjoy spending time watching these majestic creatures at horse shows or even riding them along the beach or in the woods!
With a little bit research and planning, your family?s Florida vacation can be a memorable trip for years to come. Let us know your favorite Florida activity is! Was it attending horse shows, camping or zip lining for the first time?