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Staycation Tips For Floridians

Save Money Without Sacrificing Fun With A Florida Staycation

If your vacation plans have changed to “staycation” plans then you’ve picked the right state to do it in! Florida offers an abundance of activities to suit just about any need, and did we mention that you will save money? Below is a list of staycation tips for Floridians filled with fun-filled activities that you can enjoy without traveling out of state. 

Treetop Trek at the Brevard County Zoo offers an exciting, self-guided zip lining course that will keep you busy all day. The course includes obstacles such as: tightropes, crab walks, bridges, and nets. The course is open from Thursday – Monday from 9:00 am to 2:00pm.

Visit a Florida Spring and witness the true beauty of nature. Florida springs have been known as hotspots for a variety of wildlife species. On just one trip to a Florida spring you could encounter: manatees, American Alligators, otters, the Loggerhead Musk Turtle, and much more. In addition, many of the springs offer a variety of activities including: boating and tubing, camping, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, cave diving, guided tours, and more. For a complete list of spring locations click here.

Looking to experience the wilderness Visit the Safari Wilderness in Lakeland. This 260-acre wildlife park offers a chance to see over 450 exotic animals. You can catch a view of these exotic animals by vehicle, camel back, horseback, kayak, or llama. 

Go on a kayaking adventure at Adventures in Florida located in Geneva. Adventures in Florida offers kayaks and paddling destinations for every skill level. All of its tour guides have global experience, are certified instructors, first responders, and master naturalists. 

Embark on a deep sea fishing expedition with the Orlando Princess & Canaveral Princess Deep Sea Fishing Fleet. They offer both half and full day trips, as well as night shark fishing. All trips are all inclusive and include: everything you need to fish, a hot lunch, unlimited cold beverages, Florida fishing license, free parking, and unlimited bait. The company also runs specials on Groupon occasionally, and also offers a “buy 3 get 1 free” promo. At just $55 for an adult half day or $70 for an adult whole day, you just can’t beat it. They also offer special child rates starting at just $45. Visit their website to schedule your tour!

Visit the Clear Water Marine Aquarium, home to the famous star Winter, from the hit movies Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2. The aquarium is home to an abundance of animal species, and also gives guests the opportunity to have a live encounter with Winter. Tickets are $32.95 for adults, and $25.95 for children. 

Don’t forget to check discount sites such as Grouponto cash in on local restaurants, attractions, and more. As you can see, you don’t have to travel far to find exciting things to do. The Sunshine state has plenty to offer from outdoor sports to museums to beaches to pro sports teams and more. Start planning your fun-filled staycation today! And remember, if you need some extra money for your Florida staycation, be sure to apply for apersonal loan or Launch CU credit card using our easy web loan application!

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