Best Day Trips from Orlando, FL

There are many beautiful, interesting places to visit in the Central Florida area that aren’t just theme parks! Mr. Clean Can has his personal favorites, and he’s ready to share them with you! Grab your family, pack a day bag, and get ready to visit some awesome places.

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Just an hour away from Orlando is the Kennedy Space Center. There is a lot to see and experience here, such as rocket exhibits, a two-hour shuttle launch experience, astronaut training experience, and so much more.

We recommend arriving early in the day so you have plenty of time to take in everything the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has to offer. Ready to plan your trip? Buy your tickets today!

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

If you and your family love wildlife, this is the place to visit! The Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is 210 acres, and features walking trails, an underwater observatory, and more.

Some animals you’ll have an opportunity to see while visiting this park are Florida panthers, alligators, flamingos, and manatees! There are some great interactive exhibits in the children’s education center that you and the family will love. This state park is about an hour and a half outside of Orlando, and you can easily plan your visit by checking out their website.

Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Tours

Airboat tours allow you the opportunity to experience Florida’s swampland habitats in an exciting way. Located just about 25 miles outside of Orlando, Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Tours offers rides through the headwaters of the Florida Everglades.

While in the small boat, you’ll hear narration from the captain while keeping an eye out for birds, alligators, and other wildlife. The tour lasts anywhere from one to two hours. Book your airboat ride today!

Devil’s Den

Despite the name, we guarantee you will love paying a visit to Devil’s Den. Located just an hour and a half outside of Orlando, Devil’s Den is a breathtakingly beautiful underground spring.

You can swim, snorkel, and scuba dive in this underground spring. The water is a beautiful crystal blue, and is inside a dry cave that has been a home to many extinct animal fossils. This is a day trip that is truly worth the drive. Find out more on their website, and start planning your trip!

There are so many amazing places to visit in Florida, and we hope you and your family enjoy our recommendations!