In the winter, it’s easy to get cooped up inside as the weather gets chillier, but in Florida, it’s often plenty warm enough to have fun still outside! If you’re looking for fun outdoor activities with your family in Florida this winter, check out our list below.
Explore Wekiwa Springs State Park
Does your family love hiking, biking, or camping? How about all of the above? You can do all that and more at Wekiwa Springs State Park, just outside Orlando!
This Florida state park is full of trails that take you deep into the Florida wilderness. It also has designated camping sites for swimming, kayaking, and even horseback riding! Reserve your campground, and experience Florida’s natural wonders today.
Catch Dinner With Fly Fishing
Do you or does someone in your family love fishing? If you haven’t already, you should try fly fishing in the winter because the waters are typically less busy. At the same time, there are still plenty of fish to catch!
There’s no shortage of great fly fishing spots in Florida, whether it’s the middle of summer or winter! Even if no one in the family is an avid angler, fly fishing is fun for everyone, and you can catch some fresh seafood for dinner!
Swing Through the Tree Trek Adventure Park
For those families with thrill-seekers, the Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park is the place to visit! This adventure park is full of zip lines, ropes courses, and plenty of aerial challenges to satisfy the adventure-seeker in your family.
It has rope courses for people of all abilities, from beginners to experts, and even smaller courses for kids that are just as fun. Swing through and experience a high-flying adventure!
Swim With the Manatees at Crystal River
What’s the closest you’ve ever come to a manatee? If you head to Crystal River, you can get an up-close look at hundreds of them and even swim with them!
In the winter, the manatees migrate to Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River for warmer waters, and anyone can take the opportunity to swim and snorkel with them! Or, if the water’s too cold, you can rent a kayak and paddle alongside them.
Feed the Everglades Alligators
What’s more Floridian than feeding some alligators? You can do just that at the Everglades Alligator Farm! This farm is home to over 2,000 alligators that visitors can look at up close. You can also feed some baby gators yourself.
Additionally, the Everglades Alligator Farm has thrilling and fun airboat tours that take you into the heart of the Everglades and allow you to see the alligators in their natural habitat. If you have animal lovers or gator enthusiasts in your family, this is the place to go!
Which outdoor activity will you do with your family this winter in Florida? If you ask us, you can’t go wrong with any of the many exciting and family-friendly choices!