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Top Picks | Not Your Typical Florida Amusement Parks
Florida is filled with theme parks. Some of these parks are well known, including Disney World, others of these parks are a little more off the beaten path.
Adventure Landing, Jacksonville
Adventure Landing is a fantastic amusement park in Jacksonville. It provides visitors with a variety of options for fun and adventure. Visitors can play miniature golf, or laser tag or even go on go-kart rides. Adventure Landing also has events throughout the year including Monster Trucks and much more.
Big Kahuna's, Destin
This is a fantastic destination for some amazing water rides and more. Throughout the park there are attractions and adventures perfect for both children and adults. There are plenty of slides and other rides to enjoy some thrills at the water park. Visitors can also relax in the various pools. Or visitors can enjoy adventure on land or in the air at the variety of rides at the adventure park.
Boomers, Boca Raton
Boomers in Boca Raton has a little bit of everything, from Go Karts to Bumper Boats and much more. Visitors to this theme park will find endless entertainment for people of all different interests. There are rock walls and laser tag for those looking for a little adventure. For a wild ride visitors can go for a spin on the bumper boats. This park has amusements for everyone adults and children alike.
Discovery Cove, Orlando
This theme park is a great way to enjoy an underwater and saline adventure. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful water features throughout the park. Discovery Cove is a great destination to enjoy the native sealife of the area in the various water area. It is a great way to experience wildlife like dolphins in a safe and fun environment.
Visitors looking to see some wildlife Gatorland is an excellent destination. This 110 acre theme park and wildlife preserve is called the "Alligator Capital of the World." Visitors will find thousands of alligators and crocodiles. The park also has reptile shoes, an aviary, a swamp walk and much more.
Lion Country Safari, Loxahatchee
For visitors that want to experience some of the more exotic and impressive wildlife in the world. At Lion Country Safari visitors can drive through the park to see all of the different animals. In addition visitors can feed certain animals. After enjoying all of the animals, visitors can also go on some of the rides and more.
Shipwreck Island, Panama City
This is one of Florida's fantastic water parks. What better place to enjoy all of the fun of a water park than in the beautiful, warm and sunny state of Florida. Here, at Shipwreck Island, visitors will find a wide variety of water park experiences. These include slides, pools, wave pools and much more.
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park
For visitors to Florida looking to enjoy a little bit of a different state park experience, Weeki Wachee Springs State Park is the perfect destination. Located north of Tampa, visitors can enjoy canoeing and kayaking on the Weeki Wachee River, and they can spend time on the beautiful beach. In addition to these activities visitors can enjoy a variety of shows. This park has a submerged theater, where visitors can enjoy the fantastic mermaid show at the park. Visitors can also enjoy a flume ride, and animal show, and even a river boat cruise.