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There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.

Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!
Cady Way Trail
Cady Way Trail

(407) 254-9025

Herndon Ave
Orlando, FL 32803   Directions

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Get out and get moving on the Cady Way Trail, a 3.5 mile biking, jogging and skating trail that draws outdoor enthusiasts from all over Orlando. The recreation trail runs from Fashion Square Mall to Cady Way Park and passes through a golf course and bird sanctuaries.

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

(407) 323-4450

3755 NW Hwy 17-92
Sanford, FL 32747   Directions

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Connect with the outdoors and the animals at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. Featuring more than 400 creatures, the zoo holds fascinating educational and interactive opportunities for visitors, including Keeper Chats and Elephant Encounters.

Dinosaur World
Dinosaur World

(407) 717-9865

5145 Harvey Tew Rd
Plant City, FL 33565   Directions

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Can you imagine coming face-to-face with a dinosaur in the great outdoors? Experience it at Dinosaur World, where more than 150 life-like recreations stand among the trees and open space. There's also a fossil-dig where kids can sift through the sand like a real paleontologist!

Forever Florida
Forever Florida

(407) 957-9794

4755 N Kenansville Rd
St Cloud, FL 34773   Directions

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Step into the real Florida, filled with gators, rugged wilderness and natural beauty. You'll find it all at the Forever Florida, a 4,700-acre eco-ranch and wildlife conservation area. Go on a zip-line safari, coach safari or horseback safari while you're there.

Lake Eola Park
Lake Eola Park

(407) 246-4484

512 E Washington St
Orlando, FL 32801   Directions

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Enjoy the great outdoors at Lake Eola Park, a central meeting point for active Floridians. Walk, jog, bike or hike around the .9-mile trail around the lake. Rent paddle boats or other watercraft for a change of pace.

SeaWorld
SeaWorld

(888) 800-5447

7007 SeaWorld Dr
Orlando, FL 32821   Directions

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Tibet-Butler Preserve
Tibet-Butler Preserve

(407) 876-6696

8777 Winter Garden Vineland Rd
Windermere, FL 34786   Directions

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Rediscover nature in the middle of bustling Orlando at the Tibet-Butler Preserve. This 440-acre outdoor oasis includes four miles of hiking trails and elevated boardwalks that start at the Vera Carter Environmental Center.

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