Welcome to North Central Florida


The horse town of Ocala is as agriculturally focused as Florida gets, while Gainesville, home of the University of Florida, is a charming college town worth a day's diversion. If anything else, don't forget to have your fortune read in the spiritualist camp of Cassadaga. Otherwise, soak up the region's bucolic beauty; you'll find more rolling countryside here than you'd ever expect in a state like Florida.


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North Central Florida activities

$20 Outdoor Activities

Gypsy Gold Horse Farm Tour

Your first forty five minutes is an educational journey conducted by Dennis Thompson, the discoverer and founder of the Gypsy Vanner Horse breed. Dennis and Erin will then introduce you to a Gypsy Vanner stallion and explain the envisioned look and details unique to the Vanner breed.Your second hour is a walk among horse filled paddocks lined with ancient oaks laden with the romantic Spanish moss of the south. On your walk you will meet beautiful stallions and mares and friendly Gypsy Vanner Horse babies. Your Gypsy Gold Farm Tour ends with a picture opportunity with an incredible Gypsy Vanner Horse stallion and a visit to the Gypsy Gold gift shop.

$10 Tours & Sightseeing

Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - Gainesville, FL

Using your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 150 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points.  Along the way, you will perform challenges and answer trivia questions from your remote guide for even more points. You'll have 15+ categories of objects you can find in this city walk, with each object varying in points depending on the difficulty.  Don't worry, you won't be alone. You'll have a remote guide that will be texting you during your game if you need help or have a question. They will also encourage you and give bonus points at the end depending on how funny or creative your photos are! The objective of the game is to have fun, rank #1 on the leaderboard, and try to get as many points as possible by finding all of the objects! 

$20 Outdoor Activities

Zombie Scavengers Game - Gainesville, FL

This outdoor activity takes place in the downtown or metropolitan area of your city. Using a smartphone, you will download an app to help you play the game. You will also be texting with a remote survival guide for 2 hours while you play the game. You'll be given a list of items on the app. You will need to walk around the area and find these items around the city and take a photo through the app to get points. You'll be able to see the "rival colonies" on the app and see how your survival rate compares to theirs based on the number of points you have. Your team will also be given challenges or trivia questions. You will be rewarded with virtual weapons to ward off the zombies and rival colonies once you complete the challenges or trivia questions.

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