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Where do I stay in Ocala and what other attractions are nearby?

Ocala is an outdoor lover's paradise and Florida's best kept secret. So what makes Ocala so great...

The Canyon's Zip Line & Canopy Tours!  (Of course we are number one!) Okay...besides us - Ocala is best known for it's springs.  Silver Springs  main spring head flows 500 million gallons of fresh water into the Silver River every day!

Ocala is also world famous for it's horses and is known as "The Horse Capital of the World." Why? Well, follow this link to find out MORE

Ocala & Marion County Visitors Guide/Tourism Video

 


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LOCAL HOTELS:
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Silver Springs (352) 304-6111 (Special rates for Canyon's Customers)
This hotel has stunning décor and is close by, just 8 miles away.

Ocala Hilton - Book Now (Special rates for Canyon's Customers)

Hampton Inn - Get up to 20% off our local Hampton Inn located just 9 miles away!  Please click HERE to get the discount.

Country Inn & Suites - The Country Inn & Suites, Ocala, FL offers special deals and hotel rooms with free Internet. A free hot breakfast is also included.

Howard Johnson Inn Ocala - (352) 629-7021 (Special rates for Canyon's Customers)

Sleep Inn & Suites Ocala-Belleview - (352) 347-8383 (Special rates for Canyon's Customers)

Homewood Suites

Ocala Hilton

Holiday Inn & Suites

Marriott Residence Inn

The Shamrock Inn   

HORSES:

Carriage tours of our local horse county farmsHorse Country Carriage Rides and Tours

Horse farm - tour a real working horse farm at Farm Tours of Ocala  

Horseback riding - Right HERE at The Canyons we have horseback riding

Visit America's first Gypsy Vanner horses at Gypsy Gold Farm

SPRINGS:

Tubing and floating on the Rainbow RiverRainbow River Canoe & Kayak  

KAYAKING:

Discovery Kayak tours - 352-789-4959 

CAMPGROUNDS:

Lake Oklawaha R.V Park on Rodman Reservoir

Sun RV Resort in Citra, FL

Wildwood KOA

Wandering Oaks RV Resort, Ocala

Oaktree Village

HIGH OCTANE ADVENTURE:

Santo’s Bike Trail – Santo’s Bike Shop sales, rentals, repair  (be sure to check out the Vortex)

Tom & Jerry's Air Boat Rides

Lake Weir Boat Rentals

SPECTATOR FUN:

Bubba Raceway Park - This famous raceway is just a mile from our location

Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing

Silver Springs State Park & Campground

SHOPPING:

Unique shopping, dining, theaters and more "on the square" in Downtown Ocala

Market Street at Heathbrook

Paddock Mall 

Not enough?  Well, there's also local golfing, movie theaters, museums, you name it, it's here!